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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,... >>

Ford GT: The £200k, 200mph production supercar surprise (hands-on)
Cars

Ford GT: The £200k, 200mph production supercar surprise (hands-on)

By 15 June 2015

There were rumours of a new Ford GT coming, but no one quite predicted the unveil of this striking new production model on the first press day of the North American Auto Show in Detroit. This is the new production-ready Ford GT, which will go on sale... >>

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review: In and out of orbit
Laptops 3.5 out of 5

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review: In and out of orbit

By 15 June 2015

Small is portable. Big is comfortable. But go too far either way and the cart turns over. Toshiba is playing with how small a laptop can get with the Satellite Click Mini, an ultra-low-cost tablet-meets-laptop hybrid. The Satellite Click Mini costs just... >>

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Play Sets explored, including the original trilogy (gallery)
Gaming

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Play Sets explored, including the original trilogy (gallery)

By 12 June 2015

We must admit that although we liked the last two Disney Infinity games, especially 2.0 with the Marvel tie-in, we strongly believe the third in the series will be the best. And that's not just because of the Star Wars licence. Disney Infinity 3.0 will... >>

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived
Gaming

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived

By 11 June 2015

Oculus VR has just unveiled the final design for its consumer model Oculus Rift. While showing off the new virtual reality headset in San Francisco, the Facebook-owned company also introduced something called the Oculus Touch. Although we weren't able... >>

HP Spectre x360 review: Shaken, not stirred
Laptops 4.5 out of 5

HP Spectre x360 review: Shaken, not stirred

By 11 June 2015

We've long heard Apple lauded for its laptop ranges, but the Cupertino company has arguably taken its eye off the ball of late: the MacBook Air looks a bit stale these days and the MacBook Pro hasn't changed much in a few years. That gives Windows laptops... >>

Leica Q: The luxe full-frame, fixed-lens compact puts Sony RX1 in the shade (hands-on)
Cameras

Leica Q: The luxe full-frame, fixed-lens compact puts Sony RX1 in the shade (hands-on)

By 10 June 2015

The Leica Q represents a new age for the German brand. This 24-megapixel full-frame compact, complete with 28mm f/1.7 fixed lens and built-in electronic viewfinder, is not only a rare breed of camera, it's a luxury and well-considered response to the... >>