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HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle: A Desire handset never sounded so good

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle: A Desire handset never sounded so good

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As you might gather from the title, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle has a trick up its sleeve. Launched alongside the HTC Desire 10 Pro, the Lifestyle version offers the same body design as the "Pro" version, but makes some key changes. Pitched into the mid-range,... >>

HTC Desire 10 Pro preview: A Smartphone Named Desire

HTC Desire 10 Pro preview: A Smartphone Named Desire

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HTC has announced a pair of new handsets, going under the name of HTC Desire 10. The name is designed to evoke memories of the HTC 10, the company's excellent 2016 flagship handset and the colourways are designed to stir your passions. HTC Desire 10 pro:... >>

Panasonic Lumix FZ2000 preview: A 4K video feast, the end of the camcorder as we know it?

Panasonic Lumix FZ2000 preview: A 4K video feast, the end of the camcorder as we know it?

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In the middle of 2014 Panasonic dipped its oar into the premium superzoom market with the Lumix FZ1000. As a do-it-all DSLR alternative with a 1-inch sensor size it ticked a lot of boxes. Its update for 2016, the Lumix FZ2000, is an even more standout... >>

Panasonic Lumix LX15 preview: The best high-end compact camera yet?

Panasonic Lumix LX15 preview: The best high-end compact camera yet?

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It was only a handful of years back that Panasonic ruled the high-end yet pocketable compact camera market with its Lumix LX7. In the years since Sony has been the manufacturer to forge an enviable position at the top with its RX100 models. And now Panasonic... >>

Panasonic Lumix G80 preview: Affordable foray into 4K

Panasonic Lumix G80 preview: Affordable foray into 4K

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Panasonic is laying out its stall in the compact system camera market - and its shelves are well and now truly stacked. The new Lumix G80 (or G81 in Germany; G85 in other territories, just to confuse the bejeezus out of you) is like a bulked-out DSLR-style... >>

Panasonic Viera TX-50DX802 4K TV review: Your affordable 4K future is here
4.5 stars

Panasonic Viera TX-50DX802 4K TV review: Your affordable 4K future is here

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It's a bit of a numbers war when it comes to buying a 4K TV. And when spending over a grand on the latest and greatest Ultra HD tech, you want to make sure you've got it right. Fortunately Panasonic's TV numbering system is relatively logical (if inelegant):... >>

Samsung KS9500 4K TV review: Sweet HDR, pitched on a curve
5.0 stars

Samsung KS9500 4K TV review: Sweet HDR, pitched on a curve

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Ask Samsung and it will tell you that curved is very much where you should be with televisions. Having pushed the curved display as the next big thing after 3D - which is a feature incidentally absent from the KS9500 - the company still rates its flagship... >>

Sony PS4 Slim review: The slim-fit 'Station
4.0 stars

Sony PS4 Slim review: The slim-fit 'Station

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When Sony unveiled two new versions of the PS4 during its special PlayStation Meeting in New York it rather glossed over the new, slimmer version of the console, dubbed the PS4 Slim - but which will become the de facto PS4. The company understandably... >>

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again
5.0 stars

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again

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"It is the best iPhone yet", proclaimed Tim Cook on the stage at Apple's Special Event in San Francisco at the beginning of the September. He would be right, the iPhone 7 is, but it is not the leap of technological advancement that many of the fanboys... >>

Canon EOS M5 preview: ‘Mirrorless 80D’ finally shows Canon can compete in compact system cameras

Canon EOS M5 preview: ‘Mirrorless 80D’ finally shows Canon can compete in compact system cameras

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It's fair to say we've been highly critical of Canon's compact system camera EOS M line. For a simple reason, though: the Japanese company's mirrorless cameras just haven't been able to stand up against the competition. But that could be about to change.... >>