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Huawei TalkBand N1 hands-on: This wireless headset tracks activity, plays music and accepts calls
Sports Fitness

Huawei TalkBand N1 hands-on: This wireless headset tracks activity, plays music and accepts calls

By 1 March 2015

Huawei has turned its focus away from smartphones and towards the wearable sector for this year's MWC. Three devices have been announced, including an Android Wear smartwatch, a successor to the activity tracker and Bluetooth headset TalkBand B1 and... >>

LG Watch Urbane: A classic take on Android Wear (hands-on)
Gadgets

LG Watch Urbane: A classic take on Android Wear (hands-on)

By 1 March 2015

Smartwatches are not standing still. Having impressed us with the round display of the LG G Watch R, the smartwatch has taken a step forward with the LG Watch Urbane.  The G Watch Urbane is a premium take on the smartwatch, looking to add desirability... >>

Huawei TalkBand B2 hands-on: Adding a touch of premium to activity tracking
Sports Fitness

Huawei TalkBand B2 hands-on: Adding a touch of premium to activity tracking

By 1 March 2015

Huawei has introduced the successor to its TalkBand B1 activity tracker come Bluetooth earpiece at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, after announcing it would be turning its focus to wearables for this year's show. The TalkBand B2 offers many of the... >>

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?
Phones 4 out of 5

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?

By 27 February 2015

The G Flex is back and better than before as LG has another crack at the curved smartphone format. That's perhaps no surprise, as the company is pushing the curved message in television too. The justification remains more or less the same: that viewing... >>

Dying Light review: Breathing new life into zombie games
Gaming 4 out of 5

Dying Light review: Breathing new life into zombie games

By 27 February 2015

Given how regularly zombie gaming outbreaks occur on games consoles, there's been an almost surprising lack of the undead on new-gen consoles. Well, for at least a few months. But  Dying Light is here to wave its flag. Although it may not offer anything... >>

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever
Cars

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever

By 26 February 2015

When the original Smart launched in 1998, it felt like a momentous occasion in the car world. For perhaps the first time since the original Mini or Fiat 500, here was a car that was genuinely small, ingeniously packaged and seriously useful in a city.... >>

Hands-on: Motorola Moto E (2015) review: Budget champion gets 4G, bigger screen, Lollipop refresh
Phones

Hands-on: Motorola Moto E (2015) review: Budget champion gets 4G, bigger screen, Lollipop refresh

By 25 February 2015

The budget smartphone champion Motorola Moto E has arrived in its 2015 refresh, now with speedy 4G capability. And by arrived we mean literally: a semi-surprise pre-Mobile World Congress delivery arrived at the office ahead of the show. Is it still the... >>

HTC Desire 820 review: Mixed performance mid-ranger
Phones 3.5 out of 5

HTC Desire 820 review: Mixed performance mid-ranger

By 25 February 2015

One of HTC's surprise successes over the past year has been in the Desire family. The Desire 816 sold well in Asia, was updated in the Desire 820 on review here and has a newer model waiting in the wings, the Desire 826.  The success of this handset... >>

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then
Home Cinema

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

By 24 February 2015

Sky has often come out with interestingly designed remote controls - such as the football team editions - or set-top-boxes, and its latest venture is to partner with Disney to launch a dedicated Sky+HD Frozen-themed remote control for those that just... >>

Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom review: Boom and bass
Audio 5 out of 5

Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom review: Boom and bass

By 24 February 2015

When we reviewed the original UE Boom, we thought it was the best portable Bluetooth audio speaker since sliced bread. But for when you want a thicker slice, with a greater dollop of bass spread, there's the UE Megaboom. Bigger scale, bigger sound, but... >>