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Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)
Gaming

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

By 25 June 2015

The hype around mobile gaming taking on consoles has been reaching deafening heights. But who really prefers smartphone gaming over consoles? Flitchio is a smartphone case-cum-controller that wants to make gaming on the go as fun as at home. Until now... >>

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)
Apps

Better Call Saul app: Prank caller's soundbite dream (hands-on)

By 27 March 2015

The official app for TV show Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad spin-off, is now available to download for free. We've installed it to see if the app can hope to compare to the genius of the show. The Better Call Saul app is free on the Amazon Appstore.... >>

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?
Phones

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

By 29 January 2015

With every iteration of Android, we're moving closer to platform perfection. That might sound like an opinion served with a healthy dollop of bias, but consider this: in 2009 we'd have baulked at native Android Eclair, but HTC made that palatable with... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement
Phones 4 out of 5

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement

By 17 December 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop made its debut on the Nexus 9, Google's new tablet, and the Nexus 6, its latest smartphone. With Android 5.0 comes a range of changes that feel like a repositioning of Android, rather than a huge bump in forward-facing features. We've... >>

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful
Phones 4 out of 5

Nexus 6 review: Highly accomplished, but a bit of a handful

By 12 December 2014

There's a certain mystique surrounding Nexus devices, a certain je ne sais quoi that often sees the Nexus elevated to the status of the Android Supreme Being. Previous generations of Nexus smartphones and tablets have always brought bang for your buck:... >>

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner
Apps

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner

By 18 November 2014

Nokia recently launched its N1 Android tablet, showing the world that the sale of its mobile arm to Microsoft wasn't to be its end. While it agreed not to make phones anymore it is still going to be on smartphones thanks to its own launcher, the Z Launcher.... >>

Nexus 9 review: The cutting edge of Android tablets
Tablets 4.5 out of 5

Nexus 9 review: The cutting edge of Android tablets

By 3 November 2014

The Nexus 9 is Google's new tablet, launching with a new version of Android - Lollipop - and bringing 64-bit hardware and software with it. It pushes the aged Nexus 10 aside and also sees the departure of the Nexus 7, sitting between the two and partnering... >>

Nexus 9 hands-on: Your next Nexus tablet
Tablets

Nexus 9 hands-on: Your next Nexus tablet

By 24 October 2014

Google calls the Nexus 9 a tablet for mover and makers, perhaps an indicator that the new Nexus tablet is going to be pitched at productivity, rather than just portable entertainment. Built by HTC, the Nexus 9 breaks new ground for Android with a 4:3... >>

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review
Gadgets

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

By 9 July 2014

Although there are a tonne of crowdfunded projects in the world, there aren't many that have earned five times more than expected. Pressy the Almighty Android Button is one such project. It launched on Kickstarter last summer and raised $695,138 from... >>

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review
Tablets 4 out of 5

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review

By 14 April 2014

Tablet season 2014 is upon us and vying for your attention is the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. It's slimmer, lighter and more powerful than its Tablet Z predecessor and offers some standout features such as waterproofing. If you want to splash around in the... >>