Archive

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

By

The wearables market has really taken off over the past couple of years bringing with it a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers. There is such a breadth of choice out there,... >>

Which Fitbit is right for me?

Which Fitbit is right for me?

By

Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking market. It's been kicking around for a good few years now, sitting at the top of its class smugly watching as its competitors hope to raise the same brand awareness. Chances are if you are reading this feature,... >>

Fitbit Blaze review: Trailblazer or fitness failure?
4.0 stars

Fitbit Blaze review: Trailblazer or fitness failure?

By

Fitbit is well known in the activity tracking field. In fact, with claims of almost 80 per cent of this market, it is probably the company most people will have at least heard of when it comes to devices for monitoring how much you move. Despite this,... >>

HTC Vive will be available to pre-order and try out from these high street retailers

HTC Vive will be available to pre-order and try out from these high street retailers

By

We've quite rightly raved about our adventures with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset in the last year or so, but the only way you can discover what the fuss is about is to experience it yourself. Thankfully, HTC has partnered with a number of stores... >>

Hublot might be the next Swiss watchmaker to make connected watches

Hublot might be the next Swiss watchmaker to make connected watches

By

If you don't mind paying through the nose for a new gadget, you'll be stoked to learn Hublot is likely entering the smartwatch space. Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot is currently a subsidiary of France's LVMH. Tag Heuer belongs to the same parent company,... >>

Nike is teasing new trainers that self-lace like those Back to the Future kicks

Nike is teasing new trainers that self-lace like those Back to the Future kicks

By

Nike plans to sell real-life, self-lacing trainers, according to both teaser a video and a blog post it just published. Although the upcoming shoes don't look like the famous pair worn by Marty McFly in the 1989 film Back to The Future II, they do function... >>

Tidal extended its free trial by 30 days all because Kanye updated his album

Tidal extended its free trial by 30 days all because Kanye updated his album

By

We usually don't say no to free stuff - especially if it's an extra month of Tidal. Tidal has begun alerting people who recently signed up for its 30-day free trial that they will now get the chance to continue using Tidal for an extra 30 days. It's basically... >>

Windows 10 Mobile release date: Microsoft might start rollout 17 March

Windows 10 Mobile release date: Microsoft might start rollout 17 March

By

Windows 10 Mobile is coming - and soon. According to Venture Beat's Evan Blass, Microsoft will announce the availability of as well as release the anticipated software upgrade for Windows mobile devices on 17 March. To get Windows 10 Mobile, you'll reportedly... >>

Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is diamond and rose gold level premium

Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is diamond and rose gold level premium

By

If you were a fan of Samsung's Gear S2, you're going to love the overhauled version by luxury specialist de Grisogono. The Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is the result of the two companies pairing up to release an ultra premium smartwatch in time for... >>

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life

By

With plenty of apps available on iTunes these days, the Apple Watch can potentially revolutionise interactions by extending phone features to our wrist and making them more efficient. And beyond the situations early adopters took their phones through,... >>

Buy one Samsung Galaxy S7 and get another free with AT&T

Buy one Samsung Galaxy S7 and get another free with AT&T

By

If you like the new Samsung Galaxy S7 or the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, we've got good news for you. Buy one from AT&T in the US, and you'll get another Samsung Galaxy S7 for free. Yep, that's right, the carrier and leading Android phone brand have teamed... >>

Waze's new Planned Drives feature tells you the best time to leave for a trip

Waze's new Planned Drives feature tells you the best time to leave for a trip

By

Google-owned Waze now factors in bathroom breaks when serving up travel times for road trips. Waze is a navigation app that offers turn-by-turn directions, route details, and more. It was acquired by Google three years ago. Google hasn't left Waze to... >>

Oculus Rift games: The complete list of launch titles and how to get them

Oculus Rift games: The complete list of launch titles and how to get them

By

With Oculus Rift landing on 28 March, the company has provided some of the missing pieces of the puzzle. While a lot of the talk has been about the hardware and some of the early demos, attention now turns to what you'll actually be able to play when... >>

Sky Q to get 4K Ultra HD TV shows and movies from summer, Now TV too

Sky Q to get 4K Ultra HD TV shows and movies from summer, Now TV too

By

It's been known since the unveiling of Sky Q last year that the Sky Q Silver box would be getting Ultra HD programming at some point in its future, we just didn't know when. The main box in the Sky Q line-up has the required HDMI output to transmit 4K... >>

SitePoint Premium: Unlimited tech courses to conquer UX, coding and more for $49

SitePoint Premium: Unlimited tech courses to conquer UX, coding and more for $49

By

Keep your programming knowledge current and build a world of new skills with SitePoint Premium, the ultimate library of courses for web developers, designers, and digital professionals. You can learn the basics of coding languages and frameworks, how... >>

Nixon Mission Android Wear smartwatch is sport ready with 100m water resistance

Nixon Mission Android Wear smartwatch is sport ready with 100m water resistance

By

Nixon Mission is the Android Wear smartwatch that takes sporting smart wrist wear to another level, a deep one. Nixon says this will be the first smartwatch capable of reaching underwater depths of 100 metres, or 10ATM, thanks to its water resistance.... >>

Huawei P9, P9 Max and P9 Lite: Superb specs totally revealed in massive leak

Huawei P9, P9 Max and P9 Lite: Superb specs totally revealed in massive leak

By

The eagerly anticipated high-spec but low-price flagship smartphone from Huawei has leaked with all three variants, the P9, P9 Max and P9 Lite. The complete reveal has happened ahead of the expected launch event on 6 April. An invite for this event was... >>

Sony PlayStation VR game trailers: Sony reveals the PS4 gaming future for 2016

Sony PlayStation VR game trailers: Sony reveals the PS4 gaming future for 2016

By

Sony will be releasing its PlayStation VR for the PS4 in October 2016 and with it a heap of games built for the virtual reality world. Now Sony has begun showing off trailers of the immersive gaming worlds we can look forward to using the PlayStation... >>

Mattel View-Master review: A virtual reality rethinking of a classic
4.0 stars

Mattel View-Master review: A virtual reality rethinking of a classic

By

Virtual reality, or VR, is very much the hot topic in 2016. With VR systems appearing all over the place, Mattel has reinvented the classic View-Master as its own pitch into this futuristic entertainment space. Originally launched as a stereoscopic toy,... >>

Arion wants to improve your running technique using technology

Arion wants to improve your running technique using technology

By

Arion, from ATO Gear, wants to help you change your running technique using technology, giving you more detail about what you're actually doing when you're out pounding the pavement. But this isn't another heart rate monitor or GPS watch, instead it's... >>

Tesla Model 3 to be officially unveiled on 31 March, affordable Tesla incoming

Tesla Model 3 to be officially unveiled on 31 March, affordable Tesla incoming

By

Tesla has officially announced that it will be taking the wraps of its next generation of electric car, the Model 3, on 31 March. The Tesla Model 3 is expected to be the company's first mass market vehicle that will be produced on a huge scale and be... >>

Fossil's connected device lineup adds two Android Wear watches and more

Fossil's connected device lineup adds two Android Wear watches and more

By

Fossil has said it will release more than 100 connected devices in 2016, so it's no surprise to learn the company has just expanded its Android Wear smartwatch lineup with two new models called the Q Wander and Q Marshal. To put these in context, Fossil... >>

PlayStation VR price and release date revealed, and PS4 fans will love it

PlayStation VR price and release date revealed, and PS4 fans will love it

By

At its PS VR event in San Francisco as part of GDC, Sony has revealed the price and release date for its PlayStation VR virtual reality headset and it is considerably cheaper than both Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. The headset will be available in time... >>

Best DSLR cameras 2016: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

Best DSLR cameras 2016: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

By

You want to buy a DSLR camera but don't know what to go for? Then you've come to the right place, as this is where we round-up the best DSLR cameras of 2016. We'll guide you through the hottest cameras available - and only models that we've seen in reality... >>

Google is using VR to let you step inside this 16th-century Bruegel painting

Google is using VR to let you step inside this 16th-century Bruegel painting

By

Google's latest virtual reality offering is perfect for those of you who are really into Flemish Renaissance art, or just free VR experiences. Google has an initiative, called the Google Cultural Institute, which has been trying for the last few years... >>