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Samsung WW9000 review: Connected washing machine gives app-control a new spin
Smarthome 4 out of 5

Samsung WW9000 review: Connected washing machine gives app-control a new spin

By 29 October 2014

A decade ago if someone told you that your washing machine would be connected to the internet so you can control it via your phone you would probably laugh, but by gosh a lot's happened since then. And the Samsung WW9000 is here to show off what's possible.... >>

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance
Audio 4.5 out of 5

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance

By 29 October 2014

Every manufacturer seems to be after a slice of the headphones market and AKG's approach with the Y50 on-ears is very savvy indeed. When we started testing the AKG Y50 headphones we assumed they were in the £150 price category based on their finish alone.... >>

Honor 6: It's fast and affordable (hands-on)
Phones

Honor 6: It's fast and affordable (hands-on)

By 28 October 2014

Huawei, the Chinese manufacturer, has decided to unleash a new brand under the name Honor. The plan is to cut out shops and sell online only so as to save money, which it can spend on delivering a better handset. The result is the Honor 6, a 300Mbps Cat... >>

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini review: Mini not mighty
Phones 3.5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini review: Mini not mighty

By 28 October 2014

Samsung was among the pioneers in creating mini versions of flagship phones. Now the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini, representing the handset's third generation, is here to cram more features than ever into the smaller smartphone form. With a 4.5-inch screen... >>

Lavazza A Modo Mio Espria review: One button coffee time
Smarthome 3.5 out of 5

Lavazza A Modo Mio Espria review: One button coffee time

By 28 October 2014

Lavazza makes good coffee, there is no questioning that, but can the coffee company make a decent machine for under £90 that delivers that perfect cup with minimal fuss? Design The Lavazza A Modo Mio Éspria is a simple and compact counter-top coffee... >>

Jabra Pulse review: Heart-rate monitor earphones put a virtual personal trainer in your ears
Sports Fitness 5 out of 5

Jabra Pulse review: Heart-rate monitor earphones put a virtual personal trainer in your ears

By 27 October 2014

Jabra isn't new to the Bluetooth earphones game, but it's a company leading the way. The Jabra Pulse is a fine example: more than just a pair of wireless sports earphones, it's also an advanced personal trainer that tracks your heart rate and blood oxygen... >>

Nexus 9 hands-on: Your next Nexus tablet
Tablets

Nexus 9 hands-on: Your next Nexus tablet

By 24 October 2014

Google calls the Nexus 9 a tablet for mover and makers, perhaps an indicator that the new Nexus tablet is going to be pitched at productivity, rather than just portable entertainment. Built by HTC, the Nexus 9 breaks new ground for Android with a 4:3... >>

Nikon D750 review: Tilt-angle tricks
Cameras 4.5 out of 5

Nikon D750 review: Tilt-angle tricks

By 24 October 2014

The camera market is changing and the Nikon D750 is the epitome of that. A full-frame DSLR with a tilt-angle screen? People wouldn't have even considered that not so many years ago because the technology just wasn't nearly up to it. So why now? The proliferation... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV review

By 24 October 2014

When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same genes, different DNA
Phones 4.5 out of 5

HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same genes, different DNA

By 24 October 2014

When the HTC One (M8) for Windows was announced, there was something of a cheer. It's no secret that we think the HTC One is one of the best handsets of the year thanks in no small part to its solid design, now available to a Windows Phone 8.1 market... >>