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Dakota Dreams: Stay the Night in the World's Coolest Flight Simulator in an Authentic C- 47

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Miscellaneous

 Read more: Dakota Dreams: Stay the Night in the World's Coolest Flight Simulator in an...The Dakota and its military version the C-47, is one of the most iconic aeroplanes of all time. Some of the 70-year-old aircraft are still in active service today! But most of the thousands produced have faded away in history.

Such was almost the fate of PK-GDC until craftsman extraordinaire Pleun Hitzert rescued the carcass from total demise by converting it to a unique accommodation for two persons.
And, he added another exclusive feature: a Dakota flight simulator that works with the aircraft's own controls!
Come and check this out...

A Great Update: The New DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus Version 3.0 - Part I

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Video

Read more: A Great Update: The New DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus Version 3.0 - Part I There is excitement in the air and quite a buzz this time before Christmas as thousands of props are stirring and whirring as drones take to the skies...
It will be a lot busier after Christmas when thousands of new drones join the swarm. Many of these cost just a few hundred dollars or much less still. But for people with serious photography or video in mind there are very capable UAVs available today from the likes of DJI and their Phantom range.


Today we're looking at what is probably the best upgrade of the Phantom Vision since we reviewed this model about a year ago.
Let's have a look at what is new in this segment which will be followed up a few weeks later with some video footage to show off its capabilities.

 

The Future is Now - Dyson DC65 Animal Reviewed

Written by Paul Moons on . Posted in Appliances

Read more: The Future is Now - Dyson DC65 Animal ReviewedDyson's products have always looked like they were developed sometime in the future and brought back to the present, Marty McFly style.

Unsurprisingly, Dyson's latest full-size upright vacuum cleaner, the DC65 Animal, is no exception.

Read on for our full review.

The KORG ClipHit: Not Just for the Drummer Boys at Christmas Time...

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Audio

Read more: The KORG ClipHit: Not Just for the Drummer Boys at Christmas Time...

How often do you find yourself drumming on a tabletop or other piece of furniture when the mood strikes you? Maybe it's a guy thing but ever since my teen years I would drum along some good music on any bit of furniture or cardboard box that would sound good.

If only it would sound like a real drum!

Fret no more: from the famous house of KORG becomes a diminutive egg-shaped electronic drum kit which will literally allow you to drum on anything that you can clip the leads onto, hence the very appropriate name ClipHit.

Let's have some fun and see how good it is.

Could Anything Be Faster Than the New Bissell Bolt? Our Hands-On Review of the ION XRT Stick Vac

Written by Martin Regtien on . Posted in Appliances

Read more: Could Anything Be Faster Than the New Bissell Bolt? Our Hands-On Review of the... 

I am a firm believer in always having the right tool for the job. This applies not only to my workshop or office desk but also in my household, particularly for those chores no one likes to do. 
Vacuuming is one of these dreadful duties, especially for blokes.


Can the Bissell Bolt which is a 2-in-1 cordless vacuum, bring any relief here?
In other words: is it the right tool for all the basic vacuuming jobs around the house?


The answer is a resounding Yes but let's find out why.

 

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