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BMW X5 xDrive40e first drive: Going big on hybrid

BMW X5 xDrive40e first drive: Going big on hybrid

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There are advantages to driving a large SUV and for many, it's the ride height, the interior space and the feeling of safety lent by being the biggest thing around that drives appeal.  The downside, of course, is that you're hauling a huge amount of... >>

Withings Activite Steel review: Step-tracking with style
4.0 stars

Withings Activite Steel review: Step-tracking with style

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Withings is no stranger to beautiful design. Its original Activité fitness tracker was one of the most wearable wearables of 2015, which is probably why the cheaper Activité Pop and newer mid-level Activité Steel both adopt a similar design. All three... >>

Marbotics Smart Letters for iPad: As easy as ABC?

Marbotics Smart Letters for iPad: As easy as ABC?

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In an age of digital devices, worrying whether your young kids are getting enough physical play can be a concern. It's all too easy to thrust the iPad at a child and leave them to it. French company Marbotic is trying to solve this dilemma by merging... >>

Lenovo Yoga 900 review: Flexing its design muscle
4.5 stars

Lenovo Yoga 900 review: Flexing its design muscle

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Laptops are going through a change. But is it a kind of growing-up or that last pre-retirement crisis? Machines like the Lenovo Yoga 900 and Microsoft Surface Book want us to believe it's more the former than the latter. The Lenovo Yoga 900 takes what... >>

Motorola Moto 360 Sport review: Lifestyling sport
3.5 stars

Motorola Moto 360 Sport review: Lifestyling sport

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The second-gen Motorola 360 Android Wear watch has a special edition that's pitched towards sports training. That's obvious enough from its Moto 360 Sport namesake, perhaps bringing some clarity to a segment of wearable technology that's a little muddled... >>

Motorola Moto Force review: Not all it’s cracked up to be
3.5 stars

Motorola Moto Force review: Not all it’s cracked up to be

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Butterfingers? The Moto Force might be the ideal flagship phone for those prone to dropping their smartphone on the regs, as its the first handset to offer a shatterproof screen. Well, if you discount the Droid Turbo 2, the name of the very same handset... >>

Fujifilm X70 hands-on preview: 28mm fixed-lens compact adds the X factor

Fujifilm X70 hands-on preview: 28mm fixed-lens compact adds the X factor

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Fujifilm is a winner when it comes to high-end compact cameras. So when the company unveiled the X70 at a preview event at the tail-end of 2015 we were equally surprised and delighted. This 28mm f/2.8 equivalent fixed-lens camera pools together all that's... >>

Fujifilm X-Pro2 hands-on preview: Is evolution enough for this flagship pro?

Fujifilm X-Pro2 hands-on preview: Is evolution enough for this flagship pro?

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When the Fujifilm X-Pro1 burst onto the camera scene its retro digital rangefinder style was like a pleasurable punch to the face; the kind of kipper-slap that left us, and many, a bit tingly around the chops. Where the X-Pro1 succeeded its four-year-follow-up,... >>

HP EliteBook Folio preview: Super-slim laptop means business

HP EliteBook Folio preview: Super-slim laptop means business

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It may well be a business laptop, but the HP EliteBook Folio sure does mean business. This slender workhorse is a mere 12.4mm thin - making it even more trim than the 12-inch MacBook. How's that possible? As the EliteBook Folio uses an Intel Core M processor... >>

2016 Ford Mustang GT first drive: Muscle over mileage

2016 Ford Mustang GT first drive: Muscle over mileage

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America has always been the home of the big car, the muscle car, and despite rising fuel prices worldwide it's sticking to its heritage. The 2016 Ford Mustang GT comes with an ear filling, earth rumbling 5.0-litre V8 engine. But there's plenty more too.... >>