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Android Wear review
Apps 4 out of 5

Android Wear review

By 17 July 2014

Android Wear is a new platform for smartwatches designed to put the power of Google's Android onto your wrist. It keeps you always connected by delivering tailored alerts from your smartphone, but also acts as a point of input for interaction with your... >>

Keep your kids fit and healthy while they play, LeapFrog LeapBand is their own activty tracker
Gadgets

Keep your kids fit and healthy while they play, LeapFrog LeapBand is their own activty tracker

By 17 July 2014

LeapFrog has entered the wearables market with a cross between a sports fitness band and a smartwatch that encourages kids to keep healthy by playing games. The LeapBand activity tracker is a watch-like device that kids between four and seven can wear.... >>

Nokia Lumia 930 review
Phones 4.5 out of 5

Nokia Lumia 930 review

By 17 July 2014

Since Microsoft acquired Nokia's phone hardware business there's been some confusion about where things go from here. Take the Lumia 930, the top-spec Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone that we've been reviewing for the last few days: Microsoft has left the... >>

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review
Cars 4 out of 5

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review

By 16 July 2014

The electric era is upon us. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is the first hybrid car the company has put onto its production line, combining an electronic motor with established 1.4L TFSI petrol hybrid to deliver that Audi Sportback experience but with a... >>

Monster Superstar portable Bluetooth Speaker aims for Beats Pill fanciers
Audio

Monster Superstar portable Bluetooth Speaker aims for Beats Pill fanciers

By 15 July 2014

Monster has been busy since its very public split from Beats, securing a future for its own-brand and licensed audio products. It has paired with other big names, such as Adidas with a new Originals range of headphones, but is equally happy, it seems,... >>

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns
Gadgets

Nerf NStrike ProCam: A blaster with built-in camera so you can record your takedowns

By 15 July 2014

Nerf has launched a new Nerf gun that comes complete with a built-in camera so you can record just how good a shot you are. The new Nerf NStrike ProCam is a standard looking blaster rifle from the company, but look closely and you'll soon notice that... >>

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover
Gadgets

Furby Boom is back, and this time it's got a Crystal makeover

By 15 July 2014

Furby was the number one selling toy for Christmas 2013, and Hasbro is hoping it can repeat that feat a second year running. To do so, it is releasing a new "Crystal series" Furby and Furblings for those who either missed out first time around or need... >>

LG G Watch review
Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

LG G Watch review

By 15 July 2014

The LG G Watch is one of the first Android Wear devices, and the most affordable at the time of writing, making it the first step in a the brave new world of Google's Android platform. Following in the footsteps of the Sony Smartwatch, various Samsung... >>

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom review
Phones 3.5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom review

By 14 July 2014

Samsung makes plenty of quality electronics products and we've been taken by many of its smartphones and cameras over the years. Now it's condensed much of that expertise into one phone-camera (or should that camera-phone?): the Galaxy K Zoom. Although... >>

Light work? We test the Kensington backlit keyboard case for iPad Air
Tablets

Light work? We test the Kensington backlit keyboard case for iPad Air

By 11 July 2014

Laptops have had backlit keys for a long time allowing you to work in near dark situations like on an aeroplane or at night on the sofa in front of the TV. But with more and more of us turning to tablets to work on the go we've lost the backlit keys so... >>