Anker Soundcore Life 2 review: the perfect gift!

Anker is no longer just a manufacturer of portable batteries! With its Soundcore brand, the Chinese company is also targeting the audiophile market. The latest device in the family is Soundcore Life 2. Discover the experience these headphones offer in our full review.

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Razer Phone 2 vs Asus ROG Phone: choose your weapon

When it comes to gamer-focused smartphones, two big gaming brands duke it out at the high end: Razer and Republic of Gamers. The Razer Phone 2 and Asus ROG Phone are both powerful and expensive gaming smartphones, but they have different strengths and weaknesses. Find out which is best for you in this article.

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Silicon Valley in Iowa: congressman’s fight for tech jobs in rural America

Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, pushes initiative in the state amid questions over his own political aspirations

Ro Khanna is not running for president.

Unlike many of his colleagues in Congress, the Silicon Valley congressman was not in Iowa to test the waters for a White House run. His visit was decidedly more ambitious: to bridge the deepening economic divide between urban and rural America.

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Micro Falcon X3 electric scooter: ‘Why should the little people get all the fun?’ | Martin Love

Solutions for the ‘last mile’ of your commute vary from the weird to the boring, but this nifty and lightweight scooter will certainly put a smile on your face

Micro Falcon X3
Price
£799.95, micro-scooters.co.uk
Weight 7.9kg
Top speed 25kmh
Range 10km
Charge time 1 hour

Along with pogo sticks, zip wires and climbing nets, I spend a lot of time looking enviously at kids as they scoot themselves to school. I’d have been rubbish at it – I never managed any tricks on my skateboard – but I’d have loved it. It was inevitable an adult version would come along. We big people don’t like the small people to have all the fun: how else do you explain trampoline parks and cosplay? We’ve also seen a huge rise in electric personal transportation being used as ‘last mile’ vehicles, whether it’s bikes, hoverboards, skateboards or scooters. The idea is you drive to the station, get on the train, then scoot from the station to the office. And Micro’s Falcon X3 will make that last leg of your journey the most fun. It’s a lightweight folding scooter propelled by a surprisingly juicy motor. It has a top speed of 25kmh, which feels thrilling on its little wheels, and is operated with a simple grip twist. There’s a rear brake light, too, for added safety. It only takes seconds to fold, fling over your shoulder and then stride into the office. Remember to wipe the smile off your face, though: you are an adult.

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