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Huawei TalkBand B2 review: Bluetooth bling, but lacking
3.5 stars

Huawei TalkBand B2 review: Bluetooth bling, but lacking

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Huawei is digging deep into wearables, having announced three devices at Mobile World Congress in March 2015. Ranging from smartwatch to activity tracker, it's the TalkBand B2's mixture of tracker meets Bluetooth earpiece headset that stands out as something... >>

Lenovo Smart Cast: Projector phone fun and gimmicks

Lenovo Smart Cast: Projector phone fun and gimmicks

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We've seen phones with built-in projectors before - remember those, right? - but none quite like the Lenovo Smart Cast. Lenovo is the first to feature a built-in laser projection keyboard, meaning you can interact with the projection via touch just like... >>

Monster SuperStar Backfloat Bluetooth speaker review: Making a splash?
3.5 stars

Monster SuperStar Backfloat Bluetooth speaker review: Making a splash?

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There are so many Bluetooth speakers on the market that picking the best one can be a tough decision. Price, sound quality, portability - they all matter. Monster's approach with the SuperStar Backfloat is to add a two distinct selling points into the... >>

Google Photos (iPhone) hands-on: Could this become the only photo app you'll ever need?

Google Photos (iPhone) hands-on: Could this become the only photo app you'll ever need?

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Google has finally taken one of the only standout features within its Google+ social network and turned it into a standalone product for mobile devices and the web: Google Photos. It is now available as an app for iOS devices, Android devices, and the... >>

Batman: Arkham Knight preview: Taking the Batmobile for a spin

Batman: Arkham Knight preview: Taking the Batmobile for a spin

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Batman: Arkham Knight has been a real labour of love for developer Rocksteady, which started work on the project four years ago, as soon as it finished Arkham City. And from our play time with the latest, almost complete build of the game, you can see... >>

LG G4 review: A balance of phone meets phablet
4.5 stars

LG G4 review: A balance of phone meets phablet

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LG has risen through the ranks in the smartphone world, its large-screen G3 happily going elbows-out for a deserved spot on the 2014 flagship podium. Relying on high-flying specification rather than designer branding - as some of the company's less successful... >>

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings

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We like big claims. We really do. But the suggestion that the Lenovo Magic View smartwatch concept is akin to "virtual reality for smartwatches" thanks to its dual-screen design - as quipped on stage at the Lenovo Tech World conference - is simply nonsense.... >>

Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids
5.0 stars

Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids

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It is with great pleasure that we no longer talk about the Wii U as Nintendo's big mistake. Instead, it is now firmly ensconced as everybody's favourite second console, even some gamers' first. And titles like Splatoon are prime examples as to why. Conversations... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

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Finally Garmin has taken the plunge and released its first running watch with a built-in heart-rate sensor, the Forerunner 225. We got to handle one at CES Asia to see whether it's the one everyone's been waiting for. The Forerunner 225 isn't the device... >>

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty
4.0 stars

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty

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Microsoft's Lumia launch plans continue to run at full speed, most recently resulting in two affordable handsets: the Lumia 640 and its phablet-sized XL cousin. It's the latter device, the Lumia 640 XL, with its 5.7-inch screen and aggressive price point,... >>