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Xbox One October update and beyond: We look at DLNA streaming and other new features
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Xbox One October update and beyond: We look at DLNA streaming and other new features

By 14 August 2014

Microsoft has not been shy in announcing new feature changes for its Xbox One dashboard experience and as part of its Gamescom 2014 Media Briefing in Cologne, it invited Pocket-lint to check out some of those coming to the console in a few months time.... >>

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer
Gaming

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer

By 14 August 2014

We played and reported on our first impressions of FIFA 15 during E3 in June but it's amazing how much can change in a couple of months in the games industry and we have to say that the Gamescom build of FIFA 15 is quite simply stunning. It should be,... >>

Lavazza Modo Mio Espressgo review
Smarthome 4 out of 5

Lavazza Modo Mio Espressgo review

By 14 August 2014

How much do you love coffee? How long can you go without needing another hit of espresso? If the answer isn't very long at all and you're on the road a lot then the Lavazza Modo Mio Espressgo might just be the ticket: it's an espresso coffee machine designed... >>

Worx Landroid robot lawnmower review
Smarthome 4 out of 5

Worx Landroid robot lawnmower review

By 13 August 2014

There are some household chores that never get done. In a world where we're becoming time poor, stepping out to cut the grass might be one such chore. All is not lost, however, because there are robots that want to do it for you. The cutely named Landroid... >>

Sunset Overdrive white Xbox One and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare limited edition Xbox One in the flesh
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Sunset Overdrive white Xbox One and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare limited edition Xbox One in the flesh

By 12 August 2014

During its Gamescom 2014 Media Briefing event, Microsoft revealed several Xbox One bundle packages that will be available in the next couple of months, each attached to a major games release. There will be bundles for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Sunset... >>

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner hands-on: It's smaller than you think
Home Cinema

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner hands-on: It's smaller than you think

By 12 August 2014

It's amazing what you can find lurking in a place you least expect. And while we were hoping to catch up with the recently announced Xbox One Digital TV Tuner at some point during our Gamescom visit, we didn't bank on it lying in plain sight during a... >>

Philips 7800 Series 55-inch 4K TV review
Televisions 3.5 out of 5

Philips 7800 Series 55-inch 4K TV review

By 12 August 2014

We knew that the price of 4K TVs would continue to drop, but the Philips 55PUS7089 makes it look like the market has crashed in through the roof. A 55-inch Ultra-HD telly for under £1,500 sounds like a right bargain - one that's perhaps too good to be... >>

McLaren 650S first drive: Brit supercar contrasts comfort with savage performance
Cars

McLaren 650S first drive: Brit supercar contrasts comfort with savage performance

By 12 August 2014

McLaren is riding on a wave right now. Hot on the heels of the £1-million P1 comes this, the McLaren 650S. It's a riposte to those who think of McLarens as a little safe, a little boring, a little lacking in drama compared to the obvious alternative... >>

Skylanders Trap Team for iPad, Android and Fire OS: Hands-on with the full console game on tablet
Gaming

Skylanders Trap Team for iPad, Android and Fire OS: Hands-on with the full console game on tablet

By 12 August 2014

Skylanders has appeared on mobile platforms a couple of times in the past, but always in tie-in titles that featured the characters but not the gameplay of the hugely successful console game and toy franchise. The technology has never really been up... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer preview and screens: A whole new ball game
Gaming

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer preview and screens: A whole new ball game

By 11 August 2014

Activision chose to unveil its latest Call of Duty's multiplayer talents in Cologne prior to the opening of Gamescom and that allowed us to get a thoroughly decent slice of action free from time and schedule constraints. It was a wise move as we needed... >>