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Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)
Smarthome

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

Elgato announced a number of new smarthome products during IFA 2014 that will use Apple's new HomeKit platform, which is expected to be announced in further detail soon. The Elgato Avea smart lighting system was one of the new products detailed, along... >>

Gigabyte P34G v2 review
Laptops 4 out of 5

Gigabyte P34G v2 review

By 8 September 2014

Gaming laptops are usually chunky beasts - the sort of thing that will give you shoulder ache and win you odd looks should you dare to take them out of the house. The Gigabyte P34G v2, however, is something quite different. It has serious gaming power,... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses
Laptops

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses

By 8 September 2014

Acer announced the Aspire Switch 11 during its press conference at IFA 2014, bringing another multi-positional laptop-meets-tablet device to its portfolio. We got our hands on the new 2-in-1 notebook series at the show to see what the 11.6-inch model... >>

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)
Audio

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

One of the questions we raised when we saw the first wave of curved TVs was how will they look wall-mounted with a soundbar underneath? Anything sitting flush below would look out of play, we felt. Samsung seems to have agreed and has designed a soundbar... >>

Lenovo Vibe Z2: A premium-looking, powerful phablet (hands-on)
Phones

Lenovo Vibe Z2: A premium-looking, powerful phablet (hands-on)

By 7 September 2014

Lenovo announced a couple of new additions to its Vibe smartphone range during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The first was the tri-layered Vibe X2 and the second was the Vibe Z2, both of which pack in plenty of power. We got our hands on... >>

Lenovo Tab S8 hands-on: Intel inside colourful shell
Tablets

Lenovo Tab S8 hands-on: Intel inside colourful shell

By 7 September 2014

Lenovo announced a number of new devices at IFA 2014, one of which was its first Intel-based Android tablet known as the Lenovo Tab S8. The new 8-inch tablet will be available from September with a $199 price tag and we got our hands on it at the consumer... >>

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)
Gadgets

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

By 7 September 2014

LG announced a wearable for kids back in July, dubbed the Kizon smartwatch, which allows parents to track and call their children directly. Despite its name, it's not really a watch as such given that there is no way to tell the time, but it's pretty... >>

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review
Laptops

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

By 7 September 2014

Budget laptops are ruling laptop volume sales at the moment, thanks to Chromebook, and that's been enough to make Asus take note. The company's new EeeBook X205 is a reimagination of the 2007 Eee PC in a refreshed format, some seven years on. If you're... >>

The Lenovo Vibe X2 smartphone combines beauty and brains (hands-on)
Phones

The Lenovo Vibe X2 smartphone combines beauty and brains (hands-on)

By 7 September 2014

Lenovo announced two new smartphones during its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin, including the Vibe X2 that features some powerful specs and a tri-layered design to deliver a very colourful smartphone. We got our hands on the new addition to the... >>

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?
Smarthome

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

By 7 September 2014

LG announced a service during CES in January that allows you to text your appliances through the LINE messaging app and now we have seen it in action to give you our thoughts on it. LG HomeChat only works with the 2014 range of LG smart appliances,... >>