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Windows Phone 10 technical preview: Hands-on with Windows Phone of the future
Phones

Windows Phone 10 technical preview: Hands-on with Windows Phone of the future

By 29 April 2015

Windows Phone 10 isn't actually called Windows Phone 10, but as is often the way, when a large corporation like Microsoft changes a naming convention the fans do their own thing. So here we have the Windows 10 technical preview for phones, that runs as... >>

TomTom Bandit: An innovative, user-friendly, action cam (hands-on)
Cameras

TomTom Bandit: An innovative, user-friendly, action cam (hands-on)

By 29 April 2015

TomTom has announced its entry into the action camera market and the solution is super-consumer friendly. Not only is TomTom taking a sensible approach to the design, but also the editing and sharing of the content you capture.  The results, at first... >>

Roku 3 review (2015): Voice-controlled set-top box smarts
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Roku 3 review (2015): Voice-controlled set-top box smarts

By 29 April 2015

There's stiff competition in the set-top box world. From Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Google Nexus Player, there are plenty of big guns already established for on-demand content and media handling - but it's Roku that continues to make its mark. And... >>

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)
Phones

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

By 28 April 2015

LG has finally taken the wraps off its G4 flagship smartphone, and it's a stunner. The new leather back, smarter camera and beautiful Quantum Display all make this impressive on paper. But with a slightly lower spec hexa-core processor does it keep up... >>

Huawei P8 review: Slighted by software
Phones 3.5 out of 5

Huawei P8 review: Slighted by software

By 27 April 2015

It's been a curious year for flagship smartphones so far: from the impressive highs of the Samsung Galaxy range revamp, with the company's S6 and S6 edge, to the oh-it's-the-same-again HTC One in its M9 form. Sitting in among them is Huawei, with its... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)
Laptops

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

By 23 April 2015

A third of the way through 2014 we were introduced to the Acer Aspire Switch 10, a 2-in-1 tablet-meets-laptop device that, despite its somewhat blocky design form, was a decent stab at the concept. That model gets a Gorilla Glass-topped re-lick for 2015,... >>

Acer Aspire R11: The Pilates to Lenovo's Yoga, with 360-degree swivel screen (hands-on)
Laptops

Acer Aspire R11: The Pilates to Lenovo's Yoga, with 360-degree swivel screen (hands-on)

By 23 April 2015

Just like the Dead Or Alive classic song, the new Acer Aspire R11's screen can be spun right around - quite literally - to accommodate various positions to take on laptop, tent, stand and tablet forms.  We've seen a variety of solutions in the 2-in-1... >>

Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531: Big and budget (hands-on)
Laptops

Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-531: Big and budget (hands-on)

By 23 April 2015

It's not the first time we've seen the Acer Chromebook 15, but the CB3-531 version, unveiled at Acer's global press conference, adds some extras to the existing range, bringing some added refinement. Well, we say refinement, but first impressions don't... >>

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)
Cars

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

By 23 April 2015

Ford now lets Londoners use its cars on a casual basis. Anyone can walk up to a Go!Drive Ford car, use the registered app to unlock and drive away, leaving it at any other bay they want. Just like the "Boris bikes" work, but without the worry of rain.... >>

Volkswagen e-Up! review: Up against it
Cars 3.5 out of 5

Volkswagen e-Up! review: Up against it

By 23 April 2015

Say it quickly: "ee-up". That Volkswagen feels happy to call its smallest electric car after the Yorkshire phrase for "hello" shows that Germans do truly have a sense of humour. We jest, of course – Yorkshiremen and women don't say "ee up", they say... >>