Reviews

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)
Sports Fitness

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

By 11 hours ago

Finally Garmin has taken the plunge and released its first running watch with a built-in heart-rate sensor, the Forerunner 225. We got to handle one at CES Asia to see whether it's the one everyone's been waiting for. The Forerunner 225 isn't the device... >>

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty
Phones 4 out of 5

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty

By 18 hours ago

Microsoft's Lumia launch plans continue to run at full speed, most recently resulting in two affordable handsets: the Lumia 640 and its phablet-sized XL cousin. It's the latter device, the Lumia 640 XL, with its 5.7-inch screen and aggressive price point,... >>

Sony Xperia Z3+ is slimmer, lighter and more refined (hands-on)
Phones

Sony Xperia Z3+ is slimmer, lighter and more refined (hands-on)

By 21 hours ago

Sony has officially announced the successor to its flagship Xperia Z3 smartphone - which will be known as the Xperia Z3+ everywhere except Japan, where it was very quietly released previously as the Xperia Z4. Same device, different name, and while... >>

Audi R8 e-tron in pictures: The all-electric driverless supercar of the future?
Cars

Audi R8 e-tron in pictures: The all-electric driverless supercar of the future?

By 25 May 2015

The Audi R8 e-tron, the all-electric supercar that we've been dubbing as Iron Man's car since its announcement back in March, is hankering for some extra attention. At CES Asia 2015, it was unveiled on stage at Audi's pre-show keynote in its driverless... >>

Volkswagen Polo GTI first drive: Fun meets maturity
Cars

Volkswagen Polo GTI first drive: Fun meets maturity

By 22 May 2015

A hot hatchback exists to provide excitement, performance and effervescence to the driving experience that regular, lesser power models lack. But Volkswagen's hot hatches mix this with a more mature, softly spoken approach than some of its rivals. For... >>

Sony Multi-room Audio: Hi-Res music but it will cost you (hands-on)
Audio

Sony Multi-room Audio: Hi-Res music but it will cost you (hands-on)

By 21 May 2015

Sony announced a move into the multi-room audio at CES 2015 at the beginning of the year but the products haven't been made available until now. The multi-room line-up includes everything from wireless speakers and sound bars to TV base speakers, AV receivers... >>

LG Watch Urbane review: All that glitters is not rose gold
Wearables 3.5 out of 5

LG Watch Urbane review: All that glitters is not rose gold

By 21 May 2015

LG launched the Watch Urbane to the world, saying it was time to step forward with luxury accessories that people would really want to wear. Presented in stainless steel or rose gold, the LG Watch Urbane looks to take a more traditional approach to this... >>

PopSlate review: Adding a second screen to your iPhone
Gadgets

PopSlate review: Adding a second screen to your iPhone

By 21 May 2015

Born from a successful Kickstarter campaign, the PopSlate is an iPhone case that features a mono 4-inch E-Ink display that allows you to connect to your iPhone and "pop" pictures from the dedicated app to the slate on the back. Like a poor man's YotaPhone but... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix G7 review: 4K for the masses
Cameras

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix G7 review: 4K for the masses

By 19 May 2015

Video. It's one of the big new words in system camera vocabulary. For the Lumix G7, however, its 4K ultra-high definition modes are there not just for its moving-image prowess but, thanks to in-camera image extraction from the footage, to enhance its... >>

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt review: The best role-player since Skyrim
Gaming 5 out of 5

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt review: The best role-player since Skyrim

By 19 May 2015

For role-playing game fans it's only once in a blue moon a title comes along that's so engrossing you'll willingly surrender not just a little bit of time to play it, but days and weeks of your life. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a prime example; a captivating... >>