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Forza Horizon 2 review
Gaming 4.5 out of 5

Forza Horizon 2 review

By 3 October 2014

In the great race of social driving games, Forza Horizon 2 just pipped DriveClub and The Crew to the finishing line and can therefore be seen as a trailblazer for its genre. But has it got enough to keep the others at bay or will it soon be overtaken?... >>

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on
Tablets

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on

By 2 October 2014

In the first year without the Kindle branding, the Fire tablets have responded to the threat Tesco's Hudl poses it seems. Tesco is about to unveil its follow-up device to the incredibly successful family-centric tablet from last year and Amazon has adapted... >>

Subaru WRX STI first drive: More fun than you can shake a gearstick at
Cars

Subaru WRX STI first drive: More fun than you can shake a gearstick at

By 2 October 2014

Subaru is the first to admit that it's something of a niche brand. Best known in the UK for rally success and resultant gold-wheeled Impreza tearing around our roads, recent years have been slightly chequered for the Japanese company. Having enjoyed the... >>

Amazon Kindle Voyage redefines the premium eBook reader experience, we go hands-on
Gadgets

Amazon Kindle Voyage redefines the premium eBook reader experience, we go hands-on

By 2 October 2014

Amazon's refresh of its Kindle eBook readers this year seems like a massive leap forward for a technology that has surely been hit hard by the rise in tablets, not least the brand's own Fire devices. The Amazon Kindle Voyage is leading the way and if... >>

Asus Zenfone 5 review
Phones 4 out of 5

Asus Zenfone 5 review

By 2 October 2014

It was only 18 months ago that cheap phones reeked of compromise; the gap between entry-level Android phones and top-end ones was massive. But that's all changed in recent months. Phones like the Asus Zenfone 5 and Motorola Moto G (2014) have plugged... >>

BMW M3 review (2014)
Cars 4.5 out of 5

BMW M3 review (2014)

By 1 October 2014

Create a legend and it creates a rod for its own back. The BMW M3 is one such legend and with every new version you'll hear the same complaints: "It's moved too far away from the original concept." "It's too heavy." "It's got the wrong number of cylinders."... >>

Samsung Gear Live review
Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear Live review

By 30 September 2014

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect after... >>

GoPro Hero4 preview: Filming Danny MacAskill with the new Hero4 Black and Hero4 Silver action cameras
Cameras

GoPro Hero4 preview: Filming Danny MacAskill with the new Hero4 Black and Hero4 Silver action cameras

By 29 September 2014

As we press the big red and black record button of the new GoPro Hero4, Danny MacAskill, pro trials and stunt cyclist, leaps into action jumping onto a picnic bench in a pub garden before launching himself through the air onto a large concrete pipe. He... >>

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review
Phones 4.5 out of 5

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review

By 26 September 2014

We've been using the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 for three weeks now, which is since the day it was unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Despite originally thinking "blimey, a 6-inch phone" we've become accustomed to this behemoth living in our pocket.... >>

The Jarre AeroBull is the weirdest speaker we've ever seen, after the AeroSkull (hands-on)
Audio

The Jarre AeroBull is the weirdest speaker we've ever seen, after the AeroSkull (hands-on)

By 26 September 2014

If you're looking an iPhone dock or Bluetooth speaker that's a little different, then Jarre Technologies might have the answer. That perhaps shouldn't come as a surprise, given that it comes from the mind of Jean Michel Jarre, no stranger to the obscure.... >>