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Forget Oculus Rift, the incredible HTC Vive experience will blow your mind (hands-on)
Gadgets

Forget Oculus Rift, the incredible HTC Vive experience will blow your mind (hands-on)

By 4 March 2015

"Next, I'm going to take you deep underwater," a voice says quietly out of the tranquil darkness we're standing in. Our ears tell us we're underwater a fraction before the scene appears around us. "You're standing on the deck of a sunken wreck."  We... >>

Nvidia Shield is the Apple TV beater we’ve been waiting for (hands-on)
Home Cinema

Nvidia Shield is the Apple TV beater we’ve been waiting for (hands-on)

By 4 March 2015

Nvidia has announced its entrance into the set-top box market with Shield, a new game console and media player based on Android. Shield features the Tegra X1 chipset announced at CES 2015 in January, which is Nvidia’s most powerful mobile processor... >>

Kazam Tornado 552L: Slender 5.2-inch smartphone has got the looks (hands-on)
Phones

Kazam Tornado 552L: Slender 5.2-inch smartphone has got the looks (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Kazam - sounds like some kind of magic word, doesn't it? And in the mobile phone market, perhaps it is. For this European-only brand has just launched its latest super-thin phone: the Kazam Tornado 552L. The smattering of letters and numbers might not... >>

Forget Android Wear, MyKronoz ZePhone is a full Android smartwatch (hands-on)
Gadgets

Forget Android Wear, MyKronoz ZePhone is a full Android smartwatch (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

When is a smartwatch more than just a smartwatch? When it's a wrist-strapped phone, that's when. The MyKronoz ZePhone is exactly that: a giant scale watch that doesn't run Android Wear like so many competitors, but is built on full Android (version 4.2)... >>

Honor 6 Plus: The two-lens snapping smartphone is coming to Europe (hands-on)
Phones

Honor 6 Plus: The two-lens snapping smartphone is coming to Europe (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Honor has used its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to announce a new mid-range device going by the name of the 4X, as well as launch its previously announced Honor 6 Plus smartphone in the European market.  The Honor 6 Plus was... >>

Honor 4X: Mid-rangers wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else (hands-on)
Phones

Honor 4X: Mid-rangers wouldn't give a XXXX for anything else (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Honor has announced the launch of the 4X smartphone during its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It will be aimed at the European market and will be targeted at a slightly lower sector than the brand's previously announced Honor... >>

BlackBerry Leap: Affordable 5-incher lacks Z30 charm (hands-on)
Phones

BlackBerry Leap: Affordable 5-incher lacks Z30 charm (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

We knew that BlackBerry was going to use Mobile World Congress to talk about future devices and it announced the Leap, alongside a tease of a whacky slider handset, with double curved display. The Leap sits in the same sort of space as the BlackBerry... >>

Want to unlock your smartphone with your eyes? The ZTE Grand S3's retina scanning tech can do just that (hands-on)
Phones

Want to unlock your smartphone with your eyes? The ZTE Grand S3's retina scanning tech can do just that (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Biometrics. Now that's a word we'll be hearing more of in the world of tech. Having seen plenty of fingerprint scanners on phones in recent years, the ZTE Grand S3 goes one step further: incorporating EyeVerify retina scanning technology, which can be... >>

Piper nv smarthome camera system doesn't just see burglars, it scares them away (hands-on)
Smarthome

Piper nv smarthome camera system doesn't just see burglars, it scares them away (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Icontrol Networks has announced a new Piper at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, building on the original all-in-one home security and video monitoring system. The new model, called Piper nv, introduces a new camera system and night vision to the... >>

Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those sweaty Apple TouchID moments (hands-on)
Phones

Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those sweaty Apple TouchID moments (hands-on)

By 3 March 2015

Qualcomm has demoed a new biometric fingerprint scanner at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that uses ultrasonic sound waves to capture even more of the minute details of your digits. The technology, called Sense ID, aims to solve the problem of scanning... >>