About Steve Hogarty

I'm a City A.M. writer covering gadgets, games, film, food and art reviews. You know, all the fun stuff. Drop me an email at steve.hogarty@cityam.com

2019 Articles

Gemini Man review: A technical tour de force, but a mediocre action movie
Gemini Man review: A technical tour de force, but a mediocre action movie
Ang Lee’s latest film, Gemini Man is remarkable for two reasons. Firstly, it stars regular Will Smith facing off against [...]
October 10, 2019
Joker review: Joaquin Phoenix carries this supervillain's dark origin story through its own dopey social commentary
Joker review: Joaquin Phoenix carries this supervillain's dark origin story through its own dopey social commentary
On social media site Reddit there is a section called “Am I the asshole?”, where concerned users submit situations in [...]
October 3, 2019
Nintendo Switch Lite review: The quirky hybrid has become a conventional handheld
Nintendo Switch Lite review: The quirky hybrid has become a conventional handheld
Nintendo has a reputation for updating its consoles mid-generation, not long after launching them, to the extent that it’s become [...]
October 2, 2019
Super Soco TC Max review: A stylish and speedy electric moped with classic 60s swagger
Super Soco TC Max review: A stylish and speedy electric moped with classic 60s swagger
Electric motorcycles are about as close to real life Tron as you can get without tying an orange bed sheet [...]
October 2, 2019
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: The best stylus-driven phone you can shake a stick at
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: The best stylus-driven phone you can shake a stick at
Samsung’s Note series has traditionally offered performance-obsessed customers the most powerful phones it’s possible to buy. If a flying saucer [...]
October 2, 2019
The Vintage Hotel & Spa, Lisbon review: A slice of mid-century modern luxury living in the heart of Portugal's capital
The Vintage Hotel & Spa, Lisbon review: A slice of mid-century modern luxury living in the heart of Portugal's capital
The five star Vintage Hotel & Spa in Lisbon underwent a dramatic renovation earlier in the year, and has emerged [...]
October 2, 2019
From sunken sculptures to rusting Soviet planes, Grenada is an island brimming with mystery
From sunken sculptures to rusting Soviet planes, Grenada is an island brimming with mystery
There’s a human silhouette looming out of the depths. The waves above have churned up the sand below, and now [...]
October 2, 2019
FuroSystems Furo X review: A slick and stylish carbon fibre electric folding bike with buckets of power
FuroSystems Furo X review: A slick and stylish carbon fibre electric folding bike with buckets of power
It took a short while for them to find one another, but now that they’re together, electric bikes and folding [...]
October 1, 2019
Silversands Grenada review: The longest pool in the Caribbean, the most luxurious hotel in Grenada
Silversands Grenada review: The longest pool in the Caribbean, the most luxurious hotel in Grenada
The one hundred metre long infinity pool that joins Silversands Grenada’s atrium style lobby to the pristine sands of Grand [...]
September 30, 2019
Purezza review: The UK's first plant-based pizzeria is also its best
Purezza review: The UK's first plant-based pizzeria is also its best
Though it sounds like it might be a hand soap, Purezza is in fact the UK’s first plant-based pizzeria, with [...]
September 11, 2019
Google Nest Hub Max review: The best smart home hub you can buy
Google Nest Hub Max review: The best smart home hub you can buy
Last year’s Nest Hub placed the Google Assistant at the centre of the connected home, integrating a voice-activated speaker and [...]
September 11, 2019
Sony WF-1000XM3 review: Noise-cancelling earbuds just got sexy
Sony WF-1000XM3 review: Noise-cancelling earbuds just got sexy
The guy in charge of naming new Sony products sits bolt upright in his bed, cold sweat dripping from his [...]
September 4, 2019
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 review: A dramatic escalation in the war on noise
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 review: A dramatic escalation in the war on noise
Things have quieted down, if you’ll excuse the pun, in the field of noise-cancelling headphones. At the top of the [...]
August 28, 2019
Brainiac Live review: Anarchic science stunts for kids who are really into loud noises
Brainiac Live review: Anarchic science stunts for kids who are really into loud noises
Sky One’s Brainiac television show feels like it aired approximately one hundred years ago, in the foreign land that is [...]
August 15, 2019