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Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV
Televisions 3.5 out of 5

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV

By 11 May 2015

The Nexus Player is Google's set-top box. Built by Asus and announced alongside the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the Nexus Player brings Android Lollipop to your TV. It acts as a bridge, giving Google an avenue to providing content for your TV and leverages... >>

Project Cars review: The best new-gen racer yet
Gaming 4.5 out of 5

Project Cars review: The best new-gen racer yet

By 8 May 2015

Until now, for driving game enthusiasts who bought a PS4 or Xbox One, the pickings have been unexpectedly slim.  Ground-breaking driving games are usually a staple of any console launch, and sure, Xbox One owners can play the brilliant Forza Motorsport... >>

Apple Watch review: Fashion over function?
Wearables 4 out of 5

Apple Watch review: Fashion over function?

By 8 May 2015

Before even going on sale the Apple Watch, which some affectionately call the iWatch, has already polarised opinion around the globe. You probably either believe it's a product moving technology in a positive direction or one simply not worth the time... >>

Volkswagen Golf GTE first drive: Hotting up the hybrid
Cars

Volkswagen Golf GTE first drive: Hotting up the hybrid

By 7 May 2015

You've heard of the Golf GTi. Now say hello to the Golf GTE. That's E for electric, in case you were curious. To readers of a certain age, GTE in the context of a performance car might be associated with another brand. When Pocket-lint was still in baby... >>

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence
Laptops 4 out of 5

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence

By 1 May 2015

Microsoft is a software company at heart, which has seen the Windows operating system maker not always taking like a duck to water when it comes to hardware. From the uncomfortable Microsoft Band, to the flurry of budget Lumia handsets following the acquisition... >>

This is Microsoft HoloLens: Hands-on with the future of computing
Wearables

This is Microsoft HoloLens: Hands-on with the future of computing

By 1 May 2015

Ever since Microsoft first unveiled its own augmented reality headset - or holographic device, as it likes to call it - we've wanted to have a go. It's quite unlike anything we've seen or used before, so getting that first hands-on experience with HoloLens... >>

Misfit Flash review: Good for beginners
Wearables 3.5 out of 5

Misfit Flash review: Good for beginners

By 30 April 2015

The Misfit Flash is an activity tracker and the follow-up to the Misfit Shine which launched back in 2013. The new model follows a similar design cue but swaps metal for plastic and slashes the price by half, making it the cheapest activity tracker out... >>

Windows Phone 10 technical preview: Hands-on with Windows Phone of the future
Phones

Windows Phone 10 technical preview: Hands-on with Windows Phone of the future

By 29 April 2015

Windows Phone 10 isn't actually called Windows Phone 10, but as is often the way, when a large corporation like Microsoft changes a naming convention the fans do their own thing. So here we have the Windows 10 technical preview for phones, that runs as... >>

TomTom Bandit: An innovative, user-friendly, action cam (hands-on)
Cameras

TomTom Bandit: An innovative, user-friendly, action cam (hands-on)

By 29 April 2015

TomTom has announced its entry into the action camera market and the solution is super-consumer friendly. Not only is TomTom taking a sensible approach to the design, but also the editing and sharing of the content you capture.  The results, at first... >>

Roku 3 review (2015): Voice-controlled set-top box smarts
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Roku 3 review (2015): Voice-controlled set-top box smarts

By 29 April 2015

There's stiff competition in the set-top box world. From Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Google Nexus Player, there are plenty of big guns already established for on-demand content and media handling - but it's Roku that continues to make its mark. And... >>