Reviews

BMW M3 review (2014)
Cars 4.5 out of 5

BMW M3 review (2014)

By 11 hours ago

Create a legend and it creates a rod for its own back. The BMW M3 is one such legend and with every new version you'll hear the same complaints: "It's moved too far away from the original concept." "It's too heavy." "It's got the wrong number of cylinders."... >>

Samsung Gear Live review
Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear Live review

By 30 September 2014

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect after... >>

GoPro Hero4 preview: Filming Danny MacAskill with the new Hero4 Black and Hero4 Silver action cameras
Cameras

GoPro Hero4 preview: Filming Danny MacAskill with the new Hero4 Black and Hero4 Silver action cameras

By 29 September 2014

As we press the big red and black record button of the new GoPro Hero4, Danny MacAskill, pro trials and stunt cyclist, leaps into action jumping onto a picnic bench in a pub garden before launching himself through the air onto a large concrete pipe. He... >>

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review
Phones 4.5 out of 5

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review

By 26 September 2014

We've been using the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 for three weeks now, which is since the day it was unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Despite originally thinking "blimey, a 6-inch phone" we've become accustomed to this behemoth living in our pocket.... >>

The Jarre AeroBull is the weirdest speaker we've ever seen, after the AeroSkull (hands-on)
Audio

The Jarre AeroBull is the weirdest speaker we've ever seen, after the AeroSkull (hands-on)

By 26 September 2014

If you're looking an iPhone dock or Bluetooth speaker that's a little different, then Jarre Technologies might have the answer. That perhaps shouldn't come as a surprise, given that it comes from the mind of Jean Michel Jarre, no stranger to the obscure.... >>

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review
Phones 5 out of 5

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review

By 26 September 2014

Finding a compact phone with flagship specs is something of a rarity these days, with many manufacturers delivering smaller-screen devices in the mid-range instead. Not so the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a device powerful enough to stand up to its larger-screen... >>

FIFA 15 review
Gaming 5 out of 5

FIFA 15 review

By 23 September 2014

In the past, reviewing a FIFA game has been a tricky affair. How can one wax lyrical over minor updates, no matter how many there are? Last year the series stepped foot onto the next-generation consoles, with PS4 and Xbox One showing off their graphical... >>

Forza Horizon 2 review
Gaming 4.5 out of 5

Forza Horizon 2 review

By 25 September 2014

In the great race of social driving games, Forza Horizon 2 just pipped DriveClub and The Crew to the finishing line and can therefore be seen as a trailblazer for its genre. But has it got enough to keep the others at bay or will it soon be overtaken?... >>

BlackBerry Passport review
Phones 2 out of 5

BlackBerry Passport review

By 24 September 2014

The BlackBerry Passport breaks smartphone design tradition and offers something we've never seen the likes of before: a square display in a device with (you guessed it) a passport-sized footprint. The Canadian company certainly had to do something different... >>

Porsche Design P'9983: The £1400 BlackBerry for power professionals (hands-on)
Phones

Porsche Design P'9983: The £1400 BlackBerry for power professionals (hands-on)

By 24 September 2014

Porsche Design made its first smartphone in 2007, before partnering with BlackBerry (then RIM) in 2011 on the P'9981. Jump to the present day and we have the Porsche Design P'9983, which is based on the BlackBerry Q10. In the words of BlackBerry and Porsche... >>