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Phab or drab? 6.8-inch Lenovo Phab Plus is one supersize smartphone (hands-on)

Phab or drab? 6.8-inch Lenovo Phab Plus is one supersize smartphone (hands-on)

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The Lenovo Phab Plus, as its name suggests, doesn't shy away one bit from maximising on phablet scale. Make no bones about it: this 6.8-inch phablet-phone is an absolute monster to hold. If it looks somewhat familiar then cast your minds back to April... >>

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

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We've been waiting a long time for a quality pair of in-earphones that are totally wire free. Now they're here in the Onkyo W800BT earbuds. Whilst many a manufacturer will claim to offer wireless earphones, because they use Bluetooth, each ear is usually... >>

Philips Fidelio E6 hands-on: 5.1 surround without any of the clutter

Philips Fidelio E6 hands-on: 5.1 surround without any of the clutter

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Philips unveiled its Fidelio E5 system last year to much love. The idea was to offer a 2.1 system with detachable speakers that made it 5.1 surround, minus the wires. It has taken this successful idea to the next level with this year's Fidelio E6 system.... >>

Samsung Gear S2 Classic hands-on: Ultimate style with all the smarts

Samsung Gear S2 Classic hands-on: Ultimate style with all the smarts

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Samsung has ramped up its design gameĀ for the Galaxy S6 already, now it's doing the same with its smartwatches. The Gear S2 Classic is the premium version of its latest Gear S2 smartwatch. Featuring a slimmer rotating bezel than the Gear S2, this is... >>

Samsung Gear S2 hands-on: Full circle for style and function

Samsung Gear S2 hands-on: Full circle for style and function

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Samsung has unleashed its first circular smartwatch in the Gear S2 (although technically, it shares the limelight with the Gear S2 Classic launched at the same time). Not only is there a change in design but also a new Tizen user interface that works... >>

Philips AmbiLux 8900 hands-on: Expand the viewing area through projection

Philips AmbiLux 8900 hands-on: Expand the viewing area through projection

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Philips has announced the latest creation in its Ambilight range. Unlike it predecessors the AmbiLux uses pico projectors to extend the TV image onto the wall behind it. Where the previous Ambilight effort simply created a halo of light this new creation... >>

This is the new Moto 360: Two sizes, sleeker design, but still that irksome black bar

This is the new Moto 360: Two sizes, sleeker design, but still that irksome black bar

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This is the new Moto 360 (not the Moto 360 2 as was widely touted) Android Wear smartwatch. It's a sleeker smartwatch than its predecessor, embodying a number of tweaks and enhancements. But it's still got that darn black band at the bottom of the watch... >>

TomTom Spark: Bringing the beats to your workouts and so much more (hands-on)

TomTom Spark: Bringing the beats to your workouts and so much more (hands-on)

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TomTom has introduced a new sports watch, the TomTom Spark, at IFA 2015. The new watch is TomTom's fourth-generation sports device, pulling in features we've seen from previous devices, while also looking to tackle one of the bugbears of sporty folk everywhere:... >>

Samsung SmartThings 2nd gen hands-on: The affordable sensors that make your home smarter

Samsung SmartThings 2nd gen hands-on: The affordable sensors that make your home smarter

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Since Internet of Things device manufacturer SmartThings was bought by Samsung a year ago, many wondered if the Korean company would close the ecosystem and use it predominantly for its own smarthome growth ambitions. However, that couldn't be further... >>

Huawei Mate S: A touch of class (hands-on)

Huawei Mate S: A touch of class (hands-on)

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Huawei has announced the Huawei Mate S, the latest handset in a line of devices that have been popular with those in the know. While many of the headlines are stolen by flagship brands, Huawei has been chipping away with what it calls "affordable premium"... >>