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Apple MacBook (12-inch) review: Is port-free the future?
Laptops 4 out of 5

Apple MacBook (12-inch) review: Is port-free the future?

By 13 May 2015

With its 12-inch super glossy Retina display and ultra portability, the new Apple MacBook promises users the chance to live the future of computing not tomorrow, but today. But by stripping out all the standard ports, has the company refined this particular... >>

Guitar Hero Live: It's back with a new axe to grind (hands-on)
Gaming

Guitar Hero Live: It's back with a new axe to grind (hands-on)

By 11 May 2015

Prospects for a new Guitar Hero game looked bleak for a while, but an all-new title in a the much loved franchise is on its way this autumn and Pocket-lint was invited to have a play on the PS4 version ahead of a more official outing at E3 next month.... >>

Tesla Model S P85D first drive: Luxury meets insane acceleration and handling
Cars

Tesla Model S P85D first drive: Luxury meets insane acceleration and handling

By 11 May 2015

Insane Mode. We knew the Tesla Model S P85D was going to be exciting after seeing the word Insane as an option, but we didn't know the half of it. We went up in a stunt plane recently and pulled 5G. The P85D was more exciting. Writing this with shaky... >>

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... >>