Reviews & hands-on

  • Laptops

    WiGig delivers super-fast 1Gbit home network speeds, we test the forthcoming tech

    By 11 September 2013

    There's something inherently boring about wireless technology. Even people in wireless technology tell us this. But - sound the klaxon, just to wake you up - it's really important stuff and a lot of us would struggle to live without it. At this year's...

  • Online

    BT HomeHub 4 hands-on: Bringing dual-band home

    By 26 July 2013

    One of the key points BT is pushing with its new HomeHub 4 router is the slim design. Not only is it designed to be less obtrusive in your home, but the packaging has also been created to make delivery easy, so it can be posted through your front door....

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung Galaxy Camera (EK-GC100) review

    By 27 November 2012

    The Samsung Galaxy Camera sounds like one of those "why has this not been done before?" ideas on paper. This connected camera runs Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operation system at its core, which, in combination with the camera's 1.4GHz quad core processor,...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Airport Express (2012) review

    By 16 August 2012

    A wireless router really isn't a very exciting thing. That is unless it has been put together by Apple. The new Airport Express is designed to look as good as your living room, and throw in a bit of extra Apple functionality you wouldn't normally get...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Samsung NX20 review

    By 19 June 2012

    Samsung’s NX series has been technological from the get-go, but the latest NX20 model - the follow up to the NX11 - adds Wi-Fi to its features list. In today’s connected world that might prick up a few ears: it’s one of the areas that most big camera...

  • Phones

    Three MiFi HSPA+ pictures and hands-on

    By 22 September 2011

    Three has updated its MiFi range with the new Huawei E586 complete with HSPA+, and we have managed to get our hands on one to test out all its mobile internet goodness.  The new MiFi allegedly boasts a 50 per cent speed boost on top of other offerings...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi review

    By 26 August 2010

    Mobile broadband dongles are great except for two killer faults: they only work with devices that have a full-on USB socket meaning no fun for the range of Wi-Fi enabled devices you've got around your house, and they are normally so large they hog more...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Three Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E585) review

    By 12 July 2010

    Three has updated the modem it uses for its Mobile Wi-Fi (or Mi-Fi as some people call it) service to the Huawei E585 model, the older one being the 3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830). Confused? You shouldn't be, but is it just a number change or is...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    3 Mi-Fi Mobile Wi-Fi (Huawei E5830) review

    By 27 April 2010

    Mobile broadband USB dongles have come on leaps and bounds since they first appeared a couple of years ago, but what if you haven't got a USB socket to plug them into? How do you get your device to connect to the Internet then? 3, the UK mobile phone...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Eye-Fi Share Video wireless SD card review

    By 12 November 2009

    It you take a lot of photographs then you know that workflows are all-important. Wireless transfer of your files is nothing new: some DSLR systems will let you shoot with a wireless connection to your computer - many will let you shoot with a wired connection,...

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Netgear RangeMax NEXT wireless-N WN111 USB adapter review

    By 23 January 2009

    With the credit crunch tightening purse strings nationwide, the prospect of shelling out hundreds of pounds for a new PC or laptop might not appeal to that many right now. It may be the case that many of you out there will try and hang on to older PC...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Devolo dLAN 200 AV Wireless G Starter Kit review

    By 15 January 2009

    We’ve long been sold on the HomePlug concept, allowing you to use the mains wiring in your house for your home networking. Devolo have a complete range of networking products that support this concept. Their dLAN 200 AV Wireless G adapter gives you...

  • Gadgets 1 out of 5

    Wifi Finder Watch review

    By 17 December 2008

    Ever been walking around and wondered if there was Wi-Fi in a particular area? Ever needed to tell the time? Ever wanted a watch that will tell you if there is Wi-Fi nearby? Well, fret not, because your prayers have been answered. Introducing the Wifi...

  • Online 3 out of 5

    Lexmark X4650 all-in-one printer review

    By 4 July 2008

    The Lexmark X4650 comes in towards the top of Lexmark’s range of home office printers, with the suggestion that it will accomodate the needs of students, before you get into some of the more serious beasts. But will this solve all your home printing...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise PDA review

    By 16 April 2008

    In this age where being able to communicate with others is often top of the list of priorities, it seems a little strange that HP should continue to roll out unconnected PDAs. However the HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise is the latest update of the line aimed at...