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LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?
Phones 4 out of 5

LG G Flex 2 review: Is curved the new cool?

By 27 February 2015

The G Flex is back and better than before as LG has another crack at the curved smartphone format. That's perhaps no surprise, as the company is pushing the curved message in television too. The justification remains more or less the same: that viewing... >>

Dying Light review: Breathing new life into zombie games
Gaming 4 out of 5

Dying Light review: Breathing new life into zombie games

By 27 February 2015

Given how regularly zombie gaming outbreaks occur on games consoles, there's been an almost surprising lack of the undead on new-gen consoles. Well, for at least a few months. But  Dying Light is here to wave its flag. Although it may not offer anything... >>

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever
Cars

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever

By 26 February 2015

When the original Smart launched in 1998, it felt like a momentous occasion in the car world. For perhaps the first time since the original Mini or Fiat 500, here was a car that was genuinely small, ingeniously packaged and seriously useful in a city.... >>

Hands-on: Motorola Moto E (2015) review: Budget champion gets 4G, bigger screen, Lollipop refresh
Phones

Hands-on: Motorola Moto E (2015) review: Budget champion gets 4G, bigger screen, Lollipop refresh

By 25 February 2015

The budget smartphone champion Motorola Moto E has arrived in its 2015 refresh, now with speedy 4G capability. And by arrived we mean literally: a semi-surprise pre-Mobile World Congress delivery arrived at the office ahead of the show. Is it still the... >>

HTC Desire 820 review: Mixed performance mid-ranger
Phones 3.5 out of 5

HTC Desire 820 review: Mixed performance mid-ranger

By 25 February 2015

One of HTC's surprise successes over the past year has been in the Desire family. The Desire 816 sold well in Asia, was updated in the Desire 820 on review here and has a newer model waiting in the wings, the Desire 826.  The success of this handset... >>

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then
Home Cinema

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

By 24 February 2015

Sky has often come out with interestingly designed remote controls - such as the football team editions - or set-top-boxes, and its latest venture is to partner with Disney to launch a dedicated Sky+HD Frozen-themed remote control for those that just... >>

Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom review: Boom and bass
Audio 5 out of 5

Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom review: Boom and bass

By 24 February 2015

When we reviewed the original UE Boom, we thought it was the best portable Bluetooth audio speaker since sliced bread. But for when you want a thicker slice, with a greater dollop of bass spread, there's the UE Megaboom. Bigger scale, bigger sound, but... >>

YouTube Kids hands-on: A parental-controlled app with friendly clips and no social stuff
Apps

YouTube Kids hands-on: A parental-controlled app with friendly clips and no social stuff

By 23 February 2015

It's finally here. After several months of rumours about Google planning to launch a dedicated version of its video site designed just for kids, the YouTube Kids app has just launched. There's just one problem: it's only available for Android and iOS... >>

Fitbit Charge HR review: Great for gym goers
Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

Fitbit Charge HR review: Great for gym goers

By 23 February 2015

Fitbit has an entire family of activity trackers, from the simple Fitbit Zip which counts steps, distance and calories burned, to the Fitbit Flex which adds active minutes and sleep monitoring. The Fitbit Charge HR is the next step up in the range, expanding... >>

State of Decay Xbox One remaster could be the only zombie game you will ever need
Gaming

State of Decay Xbox One remaster could be the only zombie game you will ever need

By 20 February 2015

You can't move in a videogames shop these days without bumping into a zombie or twenty. Zombies are by far the biggest trend in gaming right now and there are plenty of games out there or on the horizon that feature hoards of the undead. And survival.... >>