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The Order 1886 review: Great Expectations
Gaming 3.5 out of 5

The Order 1886 review: Great Expectations

By 20 February 2015

As inevitably as death and taxes, the euphoria among gamers following the arrival of each new generation of consoles gives way, after a while, to a nagging sense of impatience as we await the arrival of fresh, new types of gameplay. Given its status as... >>

YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV

By 19 February 2015

There's a new YouView from BT set top box in town, offering the smart TV platform for less of your cash.  However, the new DB-T2200 box strips out some of the connections and features found in the higher-spec DTR-T2100, but allows you to get YouView... >>

View-Master hands-on: The VR reimagining of a 50s classic
Gadgets

View-Master hands-on: The VR reimagining of a 50s classic

By 18 February 2015

As you have no doubt heard, Mattel wants to re-launch its classic View-Master toy with a fresh injection of virtual reality, Google Cardboard style. This leverages the iconic red viewer from the late 50s that used disc-mounted photos, one for each eye,... >>

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness
Cars 4.5 out of 5

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness

By 18 February 2015

Mas-er-ati. Say it slowly and one of the most beautiful and evocative names in the automotive world sounds even more special. What is it about Italian words? They're enough to make the average Brit go weak at the knees. Maserati has ambitious new plans... >>

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying
Laptops 4 out of 5

Toshiba Chromebook 2 review: Finally a Chromebook worth buying

By 17 February 2015

We've always admired the Google Chromebook laptop concept and its attempt to deliver an affordable, easy to use, online-focused platform. Problem is, every manufacturer (ignoring Google itself with the ultra-expensive Pixel model) has shoehorned poor... >>

Ori and the Blind Forest preview: Have you ever seen a platformer look this good?
Gaming

Ori and the Blind Forest preview: Have you ever seen a platformer look this good?

By 17 February 2015

With PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 about to hit the streets, Microsoft needs something to counter its impact and that something could well be Ori and the Blind Forest - a game as far removed from Sony's boys-own adventure as you can get. Ori... >>

Withings Home review: More than just a smart camera
Smarthome 4 out of 5

Withings Home review: More than just a smart camera

By 16 February 2015

Withings is better known for its health monitoring devices, but activity trackers and smart scales aren't the only pies it has its fingers in. The Withings Home is an HD camera with air quality sensors that allow you to monitor your home using an accompanying... >>

Olympus Pen E-PL7 review: Stylish system camera
Cameras 4.5 out of 5

Olympus Pen E-PL7 review: Stylish system camera

By 13 February 2015

With fun features such as a "selfie screen", pared down controls and a user-friendly interface, the Olympus PEN E-PL7 is primarily aimed at point-and-shoot users. However, experienced photographers can find plenty of depth to keep their interest, with... >>

Could the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini be the best budget 2-in-1 for travellers?
Laptops

Could the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini be the best budget 2-in-1 for travellers?

By 13 February 2015

Toshiba first unveiled its Satellite Click Mini 8.9-inch tablet and laptop combination device at CES in Las Vegas in January, but as its UK and European release edges nearer (coming in March) Pocket-lint was invited to have a quick play with the device.... >>

New Nintendo 3DS XL review: Handheld gaming has never been so good
Gaming 5 out of 5

New Nintendo 3DS XL review: Handheld gaming has never been so good

By 13 February 2015

When Nintendo first announced its new versions of the 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds there were more than a few eyebrows raised. Yes, the 3D functionality of its handheld games consoles could be improved but surely we're at the end of the portable gaming boom?... >>