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LG G3 S review: Moderate mid-ranger
Phones 3.5 out of 5

LG G3 S review: Moderate mid-ranger

By 12 November 2014

LG has enjoyed plenty of success with its flagship smartphones of late, and the LG G3 S wants to capitalise on this, offering a mini take on flagship design. In doing so you get a device that, like the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini or the HTC One mini 2, mimics... >>

Mercedes-Benz C-Class first drive: Striking a balance between sporty and refined
Cars

Mercedes-Benz C-Class first drive: Striking a balance between sporty and refined

By 11 November 2014

Comfort or sporting prowess? It's quandary that every car maker faces when launching a new car, and it seems particularly pertinent when considering the new Mercedes C-Class. It used to be said that stepping into a Mercedes-Benz should lower the driver's... >>

Assassin's Creed Unity review: Brothers in arms
Gaming 4 out of 5

Assassin's Creed Unity review: Brothers in arms

By 11 November 2014

As long as it's been in existence, the Assassin's Creed franchise has banked a ton of its appeal on authenticity. All the games in this series - even on the last generation of consoles - boast some of the most meticulously crafted and beautiful in-game... >>

Canon EOS 7D Mark II review: King of quality
Cameras 5 out of 5

Canon EOS 7D Mark II review: King of quality

By 11 November 2014

To pinch the well-known slogan: good things come to those who wait. And wait we have. For the Canon EOS 7D Mark II is a DSLR that has shunned the typically frequent product cycle, instead taking five whole years to calculate its position in the market.... >>

Learning to pour the perfect beer, we go hands-on with Krups' The Sub Heineken edition
Gadgets

Learning to pour the perfect beer, we go hands-on with Krups' The Sub Heineken edition

By 10 November 2014

There are a few things we've always wished for in our ideal home; a swimming pool, arcade machine that can play all Namco and Midway games of the 80s and 90s, and our own beer pump. All of these are possible, of course, but only one comes in a size that'll... >>

Microsoft headset could change the way blind people get about cities, we test it ourselves
Gadgets

Microsoft headset could change the way blind people get about cities, we test it ourselves

By 10 November 2014

We've just been blindfolded, given a white stick and told to navigate our way through the crowded maze of stands and demo pods at Microsoft's Future Decoded event in London. As you can imagine, this prospect is a daunting one, but is something that millions... >>

Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: High-def history lesson
Gaming 4 out of 5

Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: High-def history lesson

By 10 November 2014

Conceptually, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is unique in the history of videogames. It's the first proper games equivalent of the DVD box-sets we've become accustomed to - on its single disk, you will find Halos 1, 2, 3 and 4 in all their glory, plus... >>

Football Manager 2015 review: Top of the table
Gaming 4.5 out of 5

Football Manager 2015 review: Top of the table

By 7 November 2014

For die-hard fans or those new to the series, each year's Football Manager game (nee Championship Manager) has been an essential purchase. After all, they always offer a few new features with each generation and an exhaustive database update with the... >>

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts
Tablets

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts

By 7 November 2014

Thin is big business. And at just 6mm thick, the Dell Venue 8 7000 can call itself the world's thinnest tablet, which is a big deal. It's slimmer than the Apple iPad Air 2, which has certainly gained our attention. Having first seen the tablet unveiled... >>

Kano: The build your own PC for kids that brings coding to your living room
Laptops

Kano: The build your own PC for kids that brings coding to your living room

By 7 November 2014

While the lure of the Raspberry Pi computer was exciting for many, a lot of people were put off by the sheer rawness of it all. Now a new company is hoping to change that making the “build your own” computer and coding experience kids for fun. Kano... >>