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Panasonic Lumix FZ330: Superzoom gets even more serious (hands-on)

Panasonic Lumix FZ330: Superzoom gets even more serious (hands-on)

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Back in 2012 Panasonic changed the face of superzoom cameras with the Lumix FZ200, a camera offering a super-fast f/2.8 aperture throughout its far-reaching 24-600mm (equivalent) zoom range. That is important for letting in lots of light so the camera... >>

New Fiat 500 first drive: Cute, charming and colourful

New Fiat 500 first drive: Cute, charming and colourful

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The Fiat 500 is no stranger to the road. In fact, this little number has been whizzing around the streets since 1957, first by the name of Cinquino, before it was redesigned and relaunched on its 50th anniversary in 2007. Eight years on and the Fiat 500... >>

Logi Blok hands-on: A new name for Logitech and new, space-age protection for your iPad

Logi Blok hands-on: A new name for Logitech and new, space-age protection for your iPad

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Logitech has, after 34 years, taken the "tech" out of its name for the more fun consumer products it has planned in future. Logi, as they will be branded, represents a new, colourful and fun outlook for the Swiss accessory firm and the first product... >>

Disney Infinity 3.0 preview: Not just a Star Wars sandbox

Disney Infinity 3.0 preview: Not just a Star Wars sandbox

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Disney Infinity could have rested on its laurels this year. Star Wars would certainly have shifted enough units with only minor changes. But happily we also have a range of enhancements injected from a trio of top tier developers. As is the way with toys-game... >>

EE Harrier review: Vertical take-off for budget 4G handset
4.5 stars

EE Harrier review: Vertical take-off for budget 4G handset

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Cut out the middle man – it's one of the best ways to save money. That's the idea behind the EE Harrier budget 4G smatphone: by getting rid of that Sony, Samsung, or whatever label, carrier-tied phones such as this can get you the most features for... >>

F1 2015 review: Pole position with few pit stops
4.0 stars

F1 2015 review: Pole position with few pit stops

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Rebooting a Formula One videogame franchise is a tough task, almost by definition: with F1 games, authenticity is the name of the game, so the way any new game looks and plays is never going to differ radically from its predecessors. However, with F1... >>

Pebble Time review: A smartwatch stepping stone
4.0 stars

Pebble Time review: A smartwatch stepping stone

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When Pebble announced its second-generation smartwatch it became the most successful Kickstarter project ever, smashing all records and reaping $1 million in just 30 minutes of the funding round starting. The Pebble Time, and the subsequently unveiled... >>

Sony MDR-1ABT review: Bluetooth bliss?
4.0 stars

Sony MDR-1ABT review: Bluetooth bliss?

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Sony makes a variety of MDR-1 headphones, from the excellent "standard" model, through to an older overpriced noise-cancelling model and, now, with the arrival of the MDR-1ABT, a wireless Bluetooth version. Built around the familiar design complete with... >>

Showtime streaming hands-on: Not just on-demand films and shows but also live TV

Showtime streaming hands-on: Not just on-demand films and shows but also live TV

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Showtime has followed in HBO's footsteps by launching a standalone streaming service in the US. It's called Showtime, of course, and it's a lot like HBO Now in that you don't need a cable subscription in order to watch. Showtime is almost as popular as... >>

Homido is a universal virtual reality headset for smartphones (hands-on)

Homido is a universal virtual reality headset for smartphones (hands-on)

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There's a lot of talk about VR at the moment, from the cheapest of the cheap - Google Cardboard - to the premium experience like HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. The Homido Virtual Reality Headset is a headset that's been cleverly designed to accept any smartphone... >>