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Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts
Tablets

Hands-on: Dell Venue 8 7000 review: World's thinnest tablet shows off 6mm chassis, 2K screen and camera smarts

By 7 November 2014

Thin is big business. And at just 6mm thick, the Dell Venue 8 7000 can call itself the world's thinnest tablet, which is a big deal. It's slimmer than the Apple iPad Air 2, which has certainly gained our attention. Having first seen the tablet unveiled... >>

Kano: The build your own PC for kids that brings coding to your living room
Laptops

Kano: The build your own PC for kids that brings coding to your living room

By 7 November 2014

While the lure of the Raspberry Pi computer was exciting for many, a lot of people were put off by the sheer rawness of it all. Now a new company is hoping to change that making the “build your own” computer and coding experience kids for fun. Kano... >>

Hands-on: Inbox by Gmail, a clean email app that doubles as a to-do list
Apps

Hands-on: Inbox by Gmail, a clean email app that doubles as a to-do list

By 7 November 2014

Inbox is a new email experience from the Gmail team. While it hasn't completely launched yet, we were able to snag an invite and give it a go. To use Inbox, you have to be invited by Google. Google opened Inbox to everyone for one-hour only on 5 November,... >>

Pure Voca review: Boom for your buck
Audio 4 out of 5

Pure Voca review: Boom for your buck

By 6 November 2014

There has been a lot of action in the Bluetooth speakers market, with a recent drive towards improving performance and offering a better quality of device. There's been a veritable explosion at the top-end, with reputable audio companies embracing wireless... >>

Dell Smart Desk concept: Taking interactive display technology into the future
Laptops

Dell Smart Desk concept: Taking interactive display technology into the future

By 6 November 2014

We've all seen Tom Cruise chucking screens around with gesture-based control in the 2002 movie Minority Report. Although that probably doesn't reflect an average day at work for most of us in 2014, Dell's Smart Desk concept is designed to enhance professional... >>

Zepp Golf tracker will give you a better swing in five minutes... it did ours (hands-on)
Gadgets

Zepp Golf tracker will give you a better swing in five minutes... it did ours (hands-on)

By 6 November 2014

Motion tracking for sports and specifically golf is not exactly new, but the best device we've used in recent times was the GolfSense, which strapped to the back of a golf glove and sent data via Bluetooth to an iPhone, iPad or Android device. We loved... >>

Apple eat your heart out, Dell unveils 5K resolution 27-inch PC monitor
Laptops

Apple eat your heart out, Dell unveils 5K resolution 27-inch PC monitor

By 5 November 2014

Move over 4K, Dell has unveiled its UltraSharp 27 Monitor, the world's first individual panel with a 5K resolution. That means a whopping 5120 x 2880 pixels across its 27-inch surface which is seven times the pixel density of a 1080p monitor or TV. 
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Hands-on: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 review: The Intel Core M Microsoft Surface challenger
Tablets

Hands-on: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7000 review: The Intel Core M Microsoft Surface challenger

By 5 November 2014

The Dell Venue series isn't new by any measure, but the unveiling of the 11 Pro 7000 hybrid goes to show that Dell still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve. It's beat Microsoft to the punch with Intel Core M technology but, oddly, the Pro 7000 isn't slimmer... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: A return to form
Gaming 4.5 out of 5

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: A return to form

By 5 November 2014

It's easy to be cynical about Call of Duty these days. The biggest games franchise of them all has developed an inevitability of death-and-taxes proportions. And Advanced Warfare, the eleventh (we think - it's hard to keep count) instalment of the game,... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: The Android gaming powerhouse
Tablets 5 out of 5

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: The Android gaming powerhouse

By 4 November 2014

The idea of serious gaming on a tablet device originally went south for us the moment we tried to control a first-person shooter using touchscreen controls. They are too clumsy for reversal of movement or reactionary firing, leading to an okay but not... >>


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