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Samsung Level Over headphones review
Audio 3.5 out of 5

Samsung Level Over headphones review

By 10 hours ago

Headphones are everywhere right now, from established brand names to apparent armies of newcomers busying the market. So when a big name like Samsung releases a new flagship series of headphones boasting "superior HD organic sound" - whatever that means... >>

Volvo XC90 hands-on: The safest Volvo ever is packed full of tech treats
Cars

Volvo XC90 hands-on: The safest Volvo ever is packed full of tech treats

By 26 August 2014

"This is one of the most important days in our history. We are not just launching a car, but re-launching our brand," says Hakan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo, as the cover is drawn off the new Volvo XC90 at a media launch in Stockholm. The new... >>

Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Starter Pack review: Extend your Wi-Fi network with ease
Smarthome 4 out of 5

Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Starter Pack review: Extend your Wi-Fi network with ease

By 26 August 2014

Having recently moved house, we came across a problem: the Wi-Fi signal from our otherwise impressive Virgin Media Superhub 2 wouldn't reach the back bedroom. No internet in bed - that's a serious modern day dilemma. But the solution to boost our Wi-Fi... >>

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company
Gadgets

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

By 25 August 2014

Shell is one of a handful of companies to publicly display Oculus Rift content that has no connection to its gaming abilities. And it's the first time we've seen the headset itself adorned in branded colours. The Shell V-Power Oculus Rift experience is... >>

Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini review
Phones 4 out of 5

Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini review

By 25 August 2014

Budget smartphones are becoming increasingly popular, with a number of capable but affordable choices on the market. Such demand has prompted us to pluck the months-old Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini out of its box a year after its initial announcement.... >>

How not to drive an F1 car: Hands-on with the £500k Shell Pro Ferrari F1 Simulator
Cars

How not to drive an F1 car: Hands-on with the £500k Shell Pro Ferrari F1 Simulator

By 25 August 2014

As part of a trip to the Belgian Grand Prix with Shell, Pocket-lint was invited to try its hand at driving a Ferrari Formula One car. Luckily for a majority of the people in the vicinity however, this was in a professional simulator rather than the real... >>

Volkswagen Golf R first drive: The best fast Golf ever
Cars

Volkswagen Golf R first drive: The best fast Golf ever

By 25 August 2014

Just how much would you be happy to spend on a Golf? It's an interesting question posed by this, the new hottest (ever) Golf ­- the R - which starts at a few quid under 30-grand in the UK. It's the latest in a long line of uber-fast Golfs, designed to... >>

Nokia Lumia 530: Bang for your Windows Phone buck (hands-on)
Phones

Nokia Lumia 530: Bang for your Windows Phone buck (hands-on)

By 22 August 2014

In many ways, it's the budget end of the smartphone rainbow where all the excitement is. The feature phone market has eaten itself, unable to fend off the march to more and more affordable smartphones. Nokia has been playing in this space for some time... >>

LG Music Flow: Hands-on with the most compelling Sonos rival yet
Audio

LG Music Flow: Hands-on with the most compelling Sonos rival yet

By 22 August 2014

LG has launched a comprehensive wireless multi-room audio system it is calling LG Music Flow. It is a complete system of audio devices that will rival the dominant player in this segment, Sonos. We've seen a number of launches in recent months and years... >>

Anki Drive review
Gadgets 4 out of 5

Anki Drive review

By 22 August 2014

When you were young you probably played Scalextric. It was a lot of fun and while you would no doubt pick up a trigger and squeeze it today given half the chance, there is a new challenger in town: Anki Drive. Anki Drive doesn't require you to place the... >>