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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?... >>

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image
Cars

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

By 12 February 2015

Ask any automotive enthusiast to name a dull car, and there's a fair chance they might name the Passat. But Volkswagen has sold 22 million of the things since 1973, so clearly the gear-heads are missing something. For 2015, there's a new Passat to tempt... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9900: Retro style 30x superzoom (hands-on)
Cameras

Nikon Coolpix S9900: Retro style 30x superzoom (hands-on)

By 11 February 2015

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 supplants the S9700 and brings with it a new design, adding some retro feel to this superzoom camera. It has grown slightly over the previous model, but it brings with it a big change, and that's a 3-inch vari-angle display on... >>

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront
Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront

By 11 February 2015

Garmin has been in the GPS watch game as long as it has existed, and was creating GPS systems long before that. But with many smartwatches and activity trackers flooding the market of late, it's had to modernise to offer more. The Garmin ForeRunner 920XT... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW130: Tough keeps getting tougher (hands-on)
Cameras

Nikon Coolpix AW130: Tough keeps getting tougher (hands-on)

By 10 February 2015

The Coolpix AW130 sees Nikon update its tough camera in what is pretty much a yearly move.  The design has been more or less the same over the past three iterations of the this camera, and we're happy there's still a camouflage model for those armchair... >>