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Blocks Wearables: A closer look at the modular Android smartwatch

Blocks Wearables: A closer look at the modular Android smartwatch

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Blocks Wearables is working on a modular smartwatch. We recently reported that the project is moving forward, hitting Kickstarter this summer, looking to crowd-fund and wing its way to the wrists of gadget fans everywhere.  We caught up with Blocks... >>

Toshiba Satellite Computex prototype to feature face-authentication camera (hands-on)

Toshiba Satellite Computex prototype to feature face-authentication camera (hands-on)

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Microsoft revealed a prototype by Toshiba at its press conference at Computex in Taipei, highlighting Windows Hello and what could be possible in the future. The new prototype device, which doesn't even have a name as yet, was one of a handful of devices... >>

Dell XPS 15: Does bigger mean better? (hands-on)

Dell XPS 15: Does bigger mean better? (hands-on)

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Microsoft has shown off a 15-inch version of Dell's new ultra thin, ultra light Dell XPS at the Computex show in Taipei. Like the Dell XPS 13, which was debuted at CES in January and we reviewed in March, the focus of the new model is its impressive display... >>

Audi TT Coupé review: The TT's coming of age
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Audi TT Coupé review: The TT's coming of age

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The Audi TT is a car that's always had an image problem and it all stems from the curvaceous and bubbly first iteration. That was 1998, however, and as much as there was pointing and laughing from some drivers, it didn't stop the TT making its mark on... >>

Pure Pop by Mini Moderns hands-on: Very British Bluetooth digital radios for all tastes

Pure Pop by Mini Moderns hands-on: Very British Bluetooth digital radios for all tastes

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Pure has revealed a new collaboration with London design studio Mini Moderns that has resulted in one of its most striking collection of DAB radios yet. The special edition Pop Maxi and Pop Midi radios have been co-designed by Mini Moderns, using the... >>

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition tablet available for pre-order: We check out its child-friendly frills

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Amazon has made its Kids Edition Fire HD tablet device available for pre-order in the UK, with shipping due to start on 18 June. It's been available in the US for a while, but finally comes to these shores to offer a robust, safe slate that children can... >>

BMW Drive Now car sharing: An affordable way to have a car in the city (hands-on)

BMW Drive Now car sharing: An affordable way to have a car in the city (hands-on)

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Getting access to a car in a city isn't always easy or affordable. Car sharing services are now launching that allow for short-term car use, without costing an arm and a leg. BMW offers its Drive Now service in London and worldwide. We signed up to Drive... >>

Acer Predator 8 tablet: On the prowl for Nvidia Shield's gaming territory (hands-on)

Acer Predator 8 tablet: On the prowl for Nvidia Shield's gaming territory (hands-on)

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Following its announcement at Acer's annual press conference in New York, the Predator 8 gaming tablet debuted with its full innards at Intel's press conference at Computex in Taipei. It's the work of the two companies' desires to create a gaming tablet... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10V: Cherry Trail goes 2-in-1 (hands-on)

Acer Aspire Switch 10V: Cherry Trail goes 2-in-1 (hands-on)

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The Acer Aspire Switch 10V is a nifty little number that runs Intel's latest processor, Cherry Trail, and is powered by Intel's new Atom X5-Z8300. This reasonably lightweight tablet features a magnetic dock, chiclet keyboard, and an easy-to-use trackpad... >>

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 and ZenPad 10: The Windows-based iPad mini competitor (hands-on)

Asus ZenPad S 8.0 and ZenPad 10: The Windows-based iPad mini competitor (hands-on)

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Alongside the launch of the Zenpad 8 and Zenpad 7, Asus also launched the higher-spec Zenpad S 8.0 and Zenpad 10 at the Computex show in Taipei. While the run-of-the-mill 7- and 8-inch versions offer a lot of flexibility in terms of appearance, the Zenpad... >>