Reviews

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review
Tablets 4 out of 5

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review

By 8 July 2014

There's been a surge in affordable phones and tablets of late, devices with fair feature sets in spite of their asking prices. The Asus MeMo Pad 7 is one such device; a 7-inch tablet that gives the likes of the Tesco Hudl a run for its money and is knocking... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review
Phones

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

By 7 July 2014

The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available on 17 July in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently. There's... >>

Just how good is Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in comparison to DK1?
Gaming

Just how good is Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in comparison to DK1?

By 7 July 2014

Oculus VR has started to ship its second generation development kit to 10,000 of the estimated 35,000 that pre-ordered one. The remaining batch with ship in August, it is believed, perhaps slipping into September, such is the demand. Interest in the... >>

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review
Gadgets

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

By 7 July 2014

Building Lego is fun in itself, but Lego being Lego it wants to offer even more bang for your buck. Its new Ultra Agents range is here - not only to be built but to be interacted with using its app. This free app adds an intense story to what you've built,... >>

OnePlus One review
Phones 5 out of 5

OnePlus One review

By 7 July 2014

At times the mobile market seems like a stalemate between the big players. Every year we see Apple, Samsung, HTC and LG battle it out to make the best, most popular phone of the year - it's like clockwork. But now the OnePlus One is here to shake things... >>

Dyson Cool AM06 Desk Fan review
Home 4 out of 5

Dyson Cool AM06 Desk Fan review

By 4 July 2014

We've been keeping a secret from you. Yep, it's true. And we can't keep it any longer. During this hot spell we've been keeping as cool as a cucumber. Even cool enough to wear a woolly jumper in some cases. How? Well, we've been testing the Dyson AM06... >>

Surface Pro 3: Play time with Microsoft's laptop killer
Tablets

Surface Pro 3: Play time with Microsoft's laptop killer

By 3 July 2014

It was clear with the launch of the Surface Pro 3 that Microsoft had someone in its sights: Apple. The MacBook Air and the iPad took the full broadside as Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3, the device that it thinks can replace both, offering a full... >>

Hands-on with the self-charging Soulra Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker
Audio

Hands-on with the self-charging Soulra Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker

By 3 July 2014

Soulra announced the Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker earlier this month, but it isn't just any old Bluetooth speaker. This one charges itself with a solar panel located on top. We managed to get our hands on the black version of the speaker, which is also... >>

John Lewis 55JL9000 webOS TV in the house: Getting up close to the own-brand set
Televisions

John Lewis 55JL9000 webOS TV in the house: Getting up close to the own-brand set

By 3 July 2014

John Lewis announced its own-brand LED TVs in May and hey have been selling like hot cakes ever since. That's why it's taken until the John Lewis Christmas in July showcase event in London recently to actually see one with our own eyes and while there's... >>

Samsung UE48H8000 curved TV review
Televisions 4 out of 5

Samsung UE48H8000 curved TV review

By 3 July 2014

The latest trend in television is for curved panels, designed to deliver a more immersive experience. Flat screen is so last generation. But is the move to curved just a fad? Curved represents the chance for manufacturers to offer something distinct and... >>