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LG Music Flow review: A multiroom Jekyll and Hyde
Audio 3.5 out of 5

LG Music Flow review: A multiroom Jekyll and Hyde

By 17 June 2015

LG entered the multiroom music arena not with an exploratory dip of the toe, but with an explosion: a fully-featured line-up of audio products, designed to cater for just about any situation.  In its sights is Sonos, the system that has not only set... >>

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands preview: Four-player co-op story mode adds great gaming dynamic
Gaming

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands preview: Four-player co-op story mode adds great gaming dynamic

By 17 June 2015

We're no stranger to multi-player, nor co-operative play in some games' story modes. But Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands takes things a step further by being playable from front to back of its story with four players throughout - whether friends,... >>

Rock Band 4 preview: Freestyle guitar solos and the new Mad Catz controllers (hands-on)
Gaming

Rock Band 4 preview: Freestyle guitar solos and the new Mad Catz controllers (hands-on)

By 17 June 2015

Harmonix and Mad Catz are at E3 2015 in Los Angeles, where they are showing off the fruits of their new partnership: Rock Band 4 with all-new controllers. We met with Daniel Sussman, who has been with Harmonix since 2001 and now serves as a product manager,... >>

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II: Superzoom goes super fast (hands-on)
Cameras

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II: Superzoom goes super fast (hands-on)

By 16 June 2015

The Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II bucks the trend in cameras. It's the size of a compact system camera or small DSLR, but has a fixed lens like a compact. It lacks the appeal of an interchangeable lens system camera, or the portability of a compact camera.... >>

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone
Cars

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

By 16 June 2015

We just drove a 2-tonne Land Rover like it was a remote control car, using an iPhone. We've spent the day at Jaguar Land Rover development headquarters to see its Technology Showcase. This is essentially an early look at all the tech it's working on,... >>

Super Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream
Gaming

Super Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

By 16 June 2015

One of the more quirky Wii U titles trailed during the E3 special edition of Nintendo Direct was Super Mario Maker. Not just a game, it allows you to build and then play your own Mario Bros levels and, presumably, then share them with a community of other... >>

Xbox One Elite Controller hands-on: Play like the professionals
Gaming

Xbox One Elite Controller hands-on: Play like the professionals

By 16 June 2015

Although there was a lot of talk about a new Xbox One controller in the build up to E3, that was just a remodelled standard version with a new 3.5mm headphone port. We certainly didn't expect Microsoft to pull something else out of the bag - and something... >>

Razer Mamba (2015) hands-on: The best gaming mouse on the planet
Gaming

Razer Mamba (2015) hands-on: The best gaming mouse on the planet

By 16 June 2015

As games have become more sophisticated and graphical resolution has increased dramatically, so too has the need for ever more sensitive gaming gear. For PC gamers, an accurate and sensitive mouse is a must. For pro-gamers it is their lifeblood. And one... >>

Sony SmartBand review: More life-logger than fitness tracker
Wearables 3.5 out of 5

Sony SmartBand review: More life-logger than fitness tracker

By 16 June 2015

Sony is no stranger to wearables. In fact, it was one of the companies to kick things off by launching the Sony SmartWatch before smartwatch was even a widely used term. The SmartBand, which launched back in 2014, is a different take on the usual activity-tracking... >>

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV: The best getting better? (hands-on)
Cameras

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV: The best getting better? (hands-on)

By 15 June 2015

Some say that the compact camera is dead. They may be right, as more and more people use their smartphone as a primary camera, making the cheaper compact camera all but redundant.  At the same time, we've seen growing sophistication in high-end compacts,... >>