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Review: Sakura headrest dog guard

The Sakura headrest dog guard is, as the name suggests, a budget dog guard that hooks over the headrests of your car's rear seats. At around £30, although often discounted on Amazon, the Sakura universal dog guard is very good value for money - especially compared to pricier, car-specific dog guards like the Travall and  Guardsman . But does the Sakura lack the build quality needed to prevent a dog climbing over the rear seats? What's it like?...

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Audio

Review: Revonext RX8 in-ear headphones

RevoNext is a relative newcomer to the headphone market, with the company being founded in 2015 by a...

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Campervans, Camping & Outdoor Living

Review: Everdure CUBE by Heston Blumenthal

The Everdure CUBE is a portable charcoal BBQ made up of a porcelain enamel firebox with a food-grade...

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Dash cams

Review: Nextbase 612GW dash cam

This is the ultimate dashcam as far as Nextbase is concerned – the 612GW is the best equipped and most...

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Kit Awards 2019

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Dash Camera of the Year shortlist

Dash cameras are increasing in popularity, with some car manufacturers even including onboard cameras to record footage while you drive. We've tested a whole range of dash cams over the last 12 months. See which five made the cut for our Honest John Kit 2019 Awards shortlist.

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Dash Camera under £100 shortlist

Dash cameras are becoming increasingly popular and, as such, the amount of budget cameras is now far greater than even 12 months ago. So, without further ado, here are our picks for the best five dash cams you can buy for £100 or less.

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Group 0+/1 Child Car Seat of the Year shortlist

There are a lot of great Group 0+/1 child car seats on the market, but knowing which ones offer the best safety, versatility and ease of fitting is tough. That's why we've picked our favourite five to make narrowing down your choice easier.

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125cc Motorcycle of the Year shortlist

125cc motorbikes are small, light, cheap to run, immune from traffic jams and usually free to park - making them ideal for urban commuters. We've ridden some great 125s over the last 12 months, but these are our top five.

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Interior Car Care product of the Year shortlist

Does your car need a little bit of TLC to restore it to its former glory? Well, we've compiled our five favourite Interior Car Care products from the last 12 months - including interior cleaners and battery chargers.

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Car Security product of the year shortlist

In 2018, nearly 120,000 thefts were reported, the equivalent of one being stolen every five minutes or 300 a day. So, we've rounded up our five favourite car security products from the last 12 months - including trackers, wheel locks and signal blocking pouches - to help you keep your pride and joy safe and sound where it belongs.

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Cycling

Mio Cyclo 210

Mio is a company associated with automotive tech such as dashcams and sat navs, but it’s also making...

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Beeline

Even the most basic bike computers like the Mio Cyclo 210 and Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt are becoming increasingly...

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Hovding

The Hovding 2.0 is the latest generation of the Hovding airbag for urban cyclists. Worn around your...

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Hiplok Z-Lok

A reusable zip tie with a steel core, essentially. If you want to secure your bike (or pretty much anything,...

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Thule Raingutter bike rack

A clash of cultures. The world seems to have embraced cycling, and despite the 'them and us' approach...

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Home Electronics

Review: Dyson V10 Total Clean vacuum cleaner

The Dyson Cyclone V10 Total Clean (yes, that's its actual name) is the newest, most powerful vacuum...

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Review: Tado Smart Thermostat Starter Kit V3+

It’s a smart thermostat, similar to those sold by Nest, Hive and Honeywell. If you’re not familiar,...

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Review: Melitta CI Touch coffee machine

The Melitta CI Touch is a fully automatic bean to cup coffee machine that provides up to 10 pre-programmed...

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Review: Eufy RoboVac 11S

A few years ago, buying a robotic vacuum cleaner would have set you back a big chunk of cash. And, while...

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Review: Karcher FC5 Hard Floor Cleaner

The idea behind the Karcher FC5 is simple. Instead of different machines and equipment for vacuuming,...

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Audio & Video Electronics

Review: Revonext RX8 in-ear headphones

RevoNext is a relative newcomer to the headphone market, with the company being founded in 2015 by a...

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Review: Zenbre Z8Plus bluetooth speaker

The Zenbre Z8Plus is a Bluetooth speaker, which sits amongst the hundreds of Bluetooth speakers you'll...

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Review: Cambridge Audio YOYO (S) speaker

The YOYO (S), which stands for small, is a compact, wool-covered speaker from British brand Cambridge...

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Review: Audio-Technica M50xBT wireless headphones

The Audio-Technica M50xBT (also known as ATH-M50xBT) are the wireless incarnation of the beloved ATH-M50x,...

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Review: Philips DVT4010 VoiceTracer

The Philips DVT4010 VoiceTracer is a digital dictaphone audio recorder, designed for professionals who...

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Motorhome & Camper Van Kit

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Review: Everdure CUBE by Heston Blumenthal

The Everdure CUBE is a portable charcoal BBQ made up of a porcelain enamel firebox with a food-grade...

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Review: Ring RTC200 tyre inflator

The RTC200 is Ring's new, analogue tyre compressor. The new machine signals a big departure away from...

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Review: Regatta Malawi 2 Pop Up Tent

A pop-up, two-person tent that takes seconds to pitch and is available in a variety of colours - perfect...

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Garage Tools & Equipment

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Review: Ring RTC200 tyre inflator

The RTC200 is Ring's new, analogue tyre compressor. The new machine signals a big departure away from...

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Review: CTEK MXS 5.0 12v battery charger

Whether you own a modern car or a classic, a battery charger is an essential bit of kit — especially...

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Review: Sealey 5W Cree Head Torch with auto sensor

Head torches aren’t just for miners, you know. Whether you’re a weekend fettler tucked under a car who...

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Home Electronics

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Review: Dyson Pure hot+cool purifying fan heater

With air pollution at the forefront of many consumers' minds, purifiers, dehumidifiers and air monitoring...

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Review: VonShef 1000W Stand Mixer

The VonShef 1000W Stand Mixer markets itself as a low-cost alternative to well-known bakeware brands...

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Review: Tado Smart Thermostat Starter Kit V3+

It’s a smart thermostat, similar to those sold by Nest, Hive and Honeywell. If you’re not familiar,...

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Experience Days

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Review: Piaggio Ape Racing for two

You might have no idea what a Piaggio Ape is, or that you can race one, but what you should know is...

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Review: Virgin Supercar Experience

You’ve read about them, seen them on telly and possibly drooled at one burbling past you on the street,...

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Review: Land Rover Start Off Road experience

Varying amounts of peace and quiet depending on how much you spend. Unlike many similar experiences,...

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Mowers & Garden Equipment

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Review: Flymo Mighti Mo 300 Li cordless mower

The Mighti Mo 300 Li is Flymo's only cordless mower competing with the Bosch Rotak range and similar...

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Review: Husqvarna Automower 450X

The Husqvarna Automower is a robot lawn mower that automatically takes care of trimming the grass....

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Review: Honda Miimo robotic lawn mower

The Honda Miimo (Miimo = Me Mow. See what they did there?) range of robotic mowers can keep everything...

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Gift Ideas

Review: Hornit Clug bike clip

The world's smallest bike rack, according to Hornit anyway. Aimed at cyclists who have precious little...

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Review: LEGO Architecture New York City

The LEGO Architecture Skyline Collection offers models for those interested in architecture and design,...

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Review: Buckle and Seam Concorde Passport Holder

An expensive passport holder. The sort of thing you buy to help you feel good about yourself. And,...

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Review: Scalextric Legends Rusty Rides - Volkswagen Beetle and T1b Camper

Alongside its main sets, Scalextric produces a huge range of individual cars you can buy, with everything...

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Review: Kingston HyperX Cloud II gaming headset

A good gaming headset is essential for any gamer, whether you're an infrequent Forza player or a hardcore...

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