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Vector Luna smartwatch: Simple, subtle and sexy
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Vector Luna smartwatch: Simple, subtle and sexy

By 20 hours ago

The Vector Luna smartwatch was announced in March at Baselworld 2015, alongside its rectangular-faced brother, the Vector Meridian, and several other smartwatches from luxury watch manufacturers including Tag Heuer. At first you might think 'not another... >>

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall
Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall

By 21 hours ago

Like Apple, Microsoft arrived to the wearables party late – albeit in slightly different fashion. Instead of a smartwatch, the Windows maker has released the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker with some smartwatch-like functions, but still a device... >>

Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software
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Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software

By 16 April 2015

TouchWiz sits over the top of Android in Samsung's devices. The latest to join this party is the Samsung Galaxy S6, which ushers in a range of changes over its predecessor, the Galaxy S5.  Samsung isn't as openly formulaic as HTC when it comes to talking... >>

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support
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Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support

By 16 April 2015

A MacBook is an almost perfectly designed product, right? So why would it need an attachment to raise its position? According to Twelve South, the accessory company that designs for Apple products, the BaseLift is here to make for a better typing experience.... >>

F1 2015 preview: Speed meets sumptuous graphics in Formula One's first new-gen season
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F1 2015 preview: Speed meets sumptuous graphics in Formula One's first new-gen season

By 16 April 2015

Reassuringly, the 2015 Formula One season has kicked off pretty much how we expected it to: engine-blows have been two-a-penny, Mercedes' dominance still looks more or less total, Hamilton and Rosberg are already engaging in mind-games and so on. But... >>

Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab
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Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab

By 15 April 2015

Huawei has announced two new smartphones at an event in London - the P8 and the P8max. As you can probably guess from the name, the P8max is a larger version of the P8 flagship handset but when we say larger, we mean huge. It features a 6.8-inch display... >>

Huawei P8: Metal meets Android modifications
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Huawei P8: Metal meets Android modifications

By 15 April 2015

Huawei has unveiled a new flagship, the Huawei P8. It's quietly dropped the Ascend name, and launched this new model alongside the P8max phablet, with a massive 6.8-inch display.  The Huawei P8 makes a number of bold moves, with Huawei calling out the... >>

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark
Laptops 4 out of 5

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark

By 15 April 2015

It's all Zen and Chi over at Asus HQ of late. The company's latest laptop-meets-tablet, the Transformer Book T100 Chi, has meditated its way to a slimmer, fitter state than its more letter-laden T100TAF predecessor, presenting a slender design that incorporates... >>

Dyson AM09: The all-weather bladeless fan gets a tidy update (hands-on)
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Dyson AM09: The all-weather bladeless fan gets a tidy update (hands-on)

By 15 April 2015

Dyson has updated its bladeless Hot + Cool fan technology to devise a new model that not only blows warm or cold air into a room as the AM05 we saw in 2013, but also has two ways it can stream the air so it can be focused either at an individual or spread... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX90 review: Travel compact gives Panasonic TZ70 something to chew over
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Sony Cyber-shot HX90 review: Travel compact gives Panasonic TZ70 something to chew over

By 14 April 2015

Sony is going for gold with its latest travel zoom compact, the Cyber-shot HX90 (and HX90V, which adds GPS), which includes a pop-up electronic viewfinder - a key feature as adopted from its higher-end Cyber-shot RX100 III camera. But whereas the RX-series... >>