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LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?
Phones 4 out of 5

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?

By 13 March 2015

The G Flex is back and better than before as LG has another crack at the curved smartphone format. That's perhaps no surprise, as the company is pushing the curved message in television too. The justification remains more or less the same: that viewing... >>

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)
Apps

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)

By 13 March 2015

Addison Lee, not satisfied with being London's biggest minicab alternative to the black cab, has expanded its app-based service to cater for all phone platforms. Originally for iPhone only, you can now download on Android, Windows Phone and even BlackBerry... >>

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Marvellous exterior, mid-range interior
Phones 4.5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy A5 review: Marvellous exterior, mid-range interior

By 13 March 2015

In this job we are constantly jostling between different phones. Often they're the latest and greatest handsets, so when a mid-range model such as the Samsung Galaxy A5 comes along we tend to cross our fingers and hope there will be something standout... >>

The Vamp review: Raising old speakers from the dead
Audio 4 out of 5

The Vamp review: Raising old speakers from the dead

By 12 March 2015

Got an old speaker knocking around? The Vamp can easily turn it into a Bluetooth speaker to receive wireless audio from phone, laptop or other Bluetooth devices. The audio equivalent of a vampire bat - “re-vamp” is the official name inspiration, but... >>

Dyson V6 Absolute: The mother of all cordless vacuum cleaners (hands-on)
Gadgets

Dyson V6 Absolute: The mother of all cordless vacuum cleaners (hands-on)

By 12 March 2015

Dyson has reinvigorated its cordless vacuum cleaner range with two new models this month, one designed for more aggressive home spillages with a nylon cleaning head - the V6 Fluffy - and one that is the top of the line, that suits any floor you happen... >>

X-mini Clear Bluetooth speaker review: Sound that pops
Audio 4 out of 5

X-mini Clear Bluetooth speaker review: Sound that pops

By 10 March 2015

When it comes to Bluetooth speakers there's real variety available, making that choice all the more difficult. There's waterproof, waterbottle-shaped, portable, high-end, affordable, big brand and no name. As a company X-mini is best known for an innovative... >>

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on)
Laptops

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on)

By 9 March 2015

Apple has announced a new MacBook Laptop that is even thinner and smaller than the MacBook Air, but more powerful than the iPad. The new 12-inch MacBook ditches all the traditional ports in order to slim down to a super-thin 13.1mm in thickness. To get... >>

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home
Cars

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home

By 9 March 2015

The Audi A6 Avant, or estate for those not conversant with Audi parlance, has seen a minor revision for 2015. It remains one of the obvious models of estate envy on the road, offering plenty of space and comfort over and above the popular A4 Avant. ... >>

Motorola Moto E (2015) review: The budget phone to beat
Phones 4.5 out of 5

Motorola Moto E (2015) review: The budget phone to beat

By 9 March 2015

The original Motorola Moto E is an awesome budget smartphone, but largely because, at £89, it's so cheap. Its follow-up, the second-generation 2015 model, makes a few nips and tucks to the original's design principles, adds a slightly bigger screen and... >>

Acer Liquid Jade Z hands-on: Slim, slender and textured
Phones

Acer Liquid Jade Z hands-on: Slim, slender and textured

By 6 March 2015

Acer announced a flurry of new products at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including the successor to the mid-range Liquid Jade smartphone. The Liquid Jade took the position of the company's best looking smartphone when it arrived and the Liquid Jade... >>