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Garmin VIRB XE: Extreme video and data in one package (hands-on)
Cameras

Garmin VIRB XE: Extreme video and data in one package (hands-on)

By 22 April 2015

Garmin has unveiled its latest action camera in the VIRB X and top-end VIRB XE. It's a world apart from its first VIRB and aims to take on GoPro for the top spot in the action cameras market. But how can Garmin top GoPro? It's all about sensors. Data... >>

Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?
Wearables

Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?

By 20 April 2015

Silver or gold? Or maybe black with stone leather? This is tricky. In the tech world it's almost always been black, black, black, maybe a white option. More recently space greys and mystic champagnes have begun to dominate (in among other bonkers colour... >>

Vector Luna smartwatch: Simple, subtle and sexy
Wearables

Vector Luna smartwatch: Simple, subtle and sexy

By 17 April 2015

The Vector Luna smartwatch was announced in March at Baselworld 2015, alongside its rectangular-faced brother, the Vector Meridian, and several other smartwatches from luxury watch manufacturers including Tag Heuer. At first you might think 'not another... >>

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall
Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

Microsoft Band review: Heaps of potential offset by design downfall

By 17 April 2015

Like Apple, Microsoft arrived to the wearables party late – albeit in slightly different fashion. Instead of a smartwatch, the Windows maker has released the Microsoft Band, a fitness tracker with some smartwatch-like functions, but still a device... >>

Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software
Phones

Samsung TouchWiz review: A deep dive into the Samsung Galaxy S6 software

By 16 April 2015

TouchWiz sits over the top of Android in Samsung's devices. The latest to join this party is the Samsung Galaxy S6, which ushers in a range of changes over its predecessor, the Galaxy S5.  Samsung isn't as openly formulaic as HTC when it comes to talking... >>

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support
Gadgets

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support

By 16 April 2015

A MacBook is an almost perfectly designed product, right? So why would it need an attachment to raise its position? According to Twelve South, the accessory company that designs for Apple products, the BaseLift is here to make for a better typing experience.... >>

F1 2015 preview: Speed meets sumptuous graphics in Formula One's first new-gen season
Gaming

F1 2015 preview: Speed meets sumptuous graphics in Formula One's first new-gen season

By 16 April 2015

Reassuringly, the 2015 Formula One season has kicked off pretty much how we expected it to: engine-blows have been two-a-penny, Mercedes' dominance still looks more or less total, Hamilton and Rosberg are already engaging in mind-games and so on. But... >>

Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab
Phones

Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab

By 15 April 2015

Huawei has announced two new smartphones at an event in London - the P8 and the P8max. As you can probably guess from the name, the P8max is a larger version of the P8 flagship handset but when we say larger, we mean huge. It features a 6.8-inch display... >>

Huawei P8: Metal meets Android modifications
Phones

Huawei P8: Metal meets Android modifications

By 15 April 2015

Huawei has unveiled a new flagship, the Huawei P8. It's quietly dropped the Ascend name, and launched this new model alongside the P8max phablet, with a massive 6.8-inch display.  The Huawei P8 makes a number of bold moves, with Huawei calling out the... >>

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... >>