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Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark
Laptops 4 out of 5

Asus Transformer Book T100 Chi review: Budget 2-in-1 makes its mark

By 15 April 2015

It's all Zen and Chi over at Asus HQ of late. The company's latest laptop-meets-tablet, the Transformer Book T100 Chi, has meditated its way to a slimmer, fitter state than its more letter-laden T100TAF predecessor, presenting a slender design that incorporates... >>

Dyson AM09: The all-weather bladeless fan gets a tidy update (hands-on)
Gadgets

Dyson AM09: The all-weather bladeless fan gets a tidy update (hands-on)

By 15 April 2015

Dyson has updated its bladeless Hot + Cool fan technology to devise a new model that not only blows warm or cold air into a room as the AM05 we saw in 2013, but also has two ways it can stream the air so it can be focused either at an individual or spread... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX90 review: Travel compact gives Panasonic TZ70 something to chew over
Cameras

Sony Cyber-shot HX90 review: Travel compact gives Panasonic TZ70 something to chew over

By 14 April 2015

Sony is going for gold with its latest travel zoom compact, the Cyber-shot HX90 (and HX90V, which adds GPS), which includes a pop-up electronic viewfinder - a key feature as adopted from its higher-end Cyber-shot RX100 III camera. But whereas the RX-series... >>

Fiat 500X first drive: 500 goes chunky
Cars

Fiat 500X first drive: 500 goes chunky

By 14 April 2015

There's something strange happening on our roads. Where we once had reasonably well defined types of car, we now have an assortment of the weird and wonderful. The crossover segment is popular and rightly so. Smaller and more affordable than a conventional... >>

Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price
Gadgets 4 out of 5

Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price

By 14 April 2015

The Parrot Bebop, which follows-up the company's AR Drone 2.0, is an affordable high-flier with built-in 1080p camera and app-based controls via tablet or smartphone. At £430 it couldn't exactly be called cheap, but in the world of drones it's an affordable... >>

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe review: A very British love affair
Cars 5 out of 5

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe review: A very British love affair

By 13 April 2015

If you're lucky enough to be driving an expensive, powerful car then you'll know the response you get from the wonderful British public tends to vary. Driving a Porsche 911? Don't expect to be let out of a side road anytime soon. Range Rover Sport? Go... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: Livin' on the edge (not a prayer)
Phones 5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge review: Livin' on the edge (not a prayer)

By 10 April 2015

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is a radical phone. After a tepid response to 2014's Samsung Galaxy S5, the Korean giant had to do something special to stand out and get back to the top of its game. The "standard" Galaxy S6, with its new metal build, is an... >>

HBO Now hands-on: A true cord-cutting experience at last (and just in time for GoT)
Apps

HBO Now hands-on: A true cord-cutting experience at last (and just in time for GoT)

By 9 April 2015

HBO's HBO Now streaming service has launched in the US, giving millions of Americans unprecedented access to original films and TV shows in the premium cable network's catalogue without ever needing a cable television subscription. It's a service aimed... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Samsung's crowning moment
Phones 5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: Samsung's crowning moment

By 9 April 2015

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the best Samsung smartphone ever made. Now that's an easy statement to make when it's the newest device to hit the market, but speaking relatively, we think it's the best to launch since the Samsung Galaxy S II fluked its way... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em

By 9 April 2015

While it has been available in the US since the end of last year, the Amazon Fire TV Stick finally makes its way across the pond for release in the UK and, thanks to a combination of attractive price point and rich feature set, could end up being a more... >>