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Amazon Fire TV Stick hands-on: UK pre-orders now open, get it for just £19
Home Cinema

Amazon Fire TV Stick hands-on: UK pre-orders now open, get it for just £19

By 24 March 2015

Amazon released its media streaming dongle, the Fire TV Stick, in the US at the tail end of last year, expanding its connected television line-up and offering a more discreet alternative to its Fire TV set-top-box. Now it is ready to bring the device... >>

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again
Gaming

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again

By 23 March 2015

No sooner had Nintendo announced both a new console and plans to extend its own gaming franchises to mobile devices than everybody was queuing to write off the Wii U again. However, recent hardware sales figures and critical acclaim for the titles that... >>

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed
Phones

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By 23 March 2015

HTC Sense 7.0 made its debut on the HTC One M9. The M9 was announced at MWC 2015, has reviews currently hitting media outlets and is due in stores on 31 March. HTC Sense 7.0 follows Sense 6.0, one of the first times we've stepped forward without an incremental... >>

Mad Catz Lynx 9 mobile gaming controller is as cool (and complex) as the Batcycle (hands-on)
Gaming

Mad Catz Lynx 9 mobile gaming controller is as cool (and complex) as the Batcycle (hands-on)

By 20 March 2015

At first glance you might think you're looking at a maquette of the Batcycle. Or, based on another picture, maybe the Batarang. But, no, this is the Mad Catz Lynx 9, a mobile gaming controller that can cater for phones, phablets, tablets and pretty much... >>

The Pop Stick: A selfie stick you can snap to your wrist (hands-on)
Gadgets

The Pop Stick: A selfie stick you can snap to your wrist (hands-on)

By 20 March 2015

If you're old enough to remember the release of wristbands you could snap to your wrist you're probably not young enough to be a selfie addict. Combining the two, by creating a selfie stick that can be worn on your wrist, may cross-generations in its... >>

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)
Laptops

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)

By 20 March 2015

It's not the first time we've seen a mini PC, but the Acer Revo One RL85's dinky one-litre scale means you can wave goodbye to the bulky tower of old, while its versatile feature set means it's more than just a PC. Indeed, by default it comes boxed with... >>

Mario Party 10 review: For the kids, but not party of the year
Gaming 3.5 out of 5

Mario Party 10 review: For the kids, but not party of the year

By 20 March 2015

Nintendo indisputably makes some of the world's favourite games franchises, but Mario Party has never really caught the public imagination in the manner of, say, the Mario or Zelda games. Is Mario Party 10 the title to do it? Admittedly, the Mario Party... >>

Resident Evil Revelations 2 review: All episodes complete, finally Resi's anticipated return to form?
Gaming 4 out of 5

Resident Evil Revelations 2 review: All episodes complete, finally Resi's anticipated return to form?

By 20 March 2015

Embracing the 21st century is perhaps the last attribute one would associate with the revered Resident Evil franchise, whose most recent instalments have looked distinctly antediluvian. Yet Revelations 2 – the second iteration of a non-core franchise... >>

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth
Gaming 4 out of 5

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth

By 20 March 2015

Battlefield: Hardline means franchise-reboot business for Electronic Arts' multiplayer first-person shooter. But a rethink was needed after 2013's Battlefield 4: which, although it had moments of brilliant fun with destructible building mechanics and... >>

Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential
Cars

Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential

By 18 March 2015

When you hear the name Jeep you probably imagine a beach buggy blasting through the Californian sea-kissed sands. That's what this company was built on. But after being bought by Fiat the likes of the 2015 Jeep Renegade are redefining how we see Jeep.... >>