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Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition review
Phones

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition review

By 4 September 2014

Huawei might not be the first name that pops into many people's heads when they think of phone manufacturers, but the Chinese brand has been gaining speed in the phone market. Its recent Ascend P7 smartphone did a pretty good job of positioning itself... >>

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review
Laptops

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review

By 4 September 2014

As laptop makers eye up the future of the market, there's been a divide between the high-end and the affordable budget ranges that has seen the middle section squeezed in different ways. Those laptops near but in excess of £1,000 aren't selling like... >>

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool
Gadgets

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool

By 4 September 2014

Ollie is finally out. The Sphero team first showed off Ollie at CES 2014 in January, but its latest robot toy was called something different then: Sphero 2B. It has been renamed and is considered the follow-up to the original Sphero, a smartphone-controlled... >>

Sony QX1 and QX30: Bringing real and interchangeable lenses to your smartphone (hands-on)
Cameras

Sony QX1 and QX30: Bringing real and interchangeable lenses to your smartphone (hands-on)

By 4 September 2014

Sony has added two new lens-style cameras to the QX range at IFA 2014, the QX1 and QX30. Just like the QX10 and QX100 - launched at last year's IFA - the new lenses will connect to your smartphone. The idea is to give you a high quality sensor with... >>

Sony Action Cam Mini AZ1 dreams big for such a tiny camera (hands-on)
Cameras

Sony Action Cam Mini AZ1 dreams big for such a tiny camera (hands-on)

By 4 September 2014

Sony has defied the laws of physics with its new all-action camera. There is so much tech crammed into a seemingly impossible size that it must be pixie magic or something. Of course, it isn't, but we have to say that on first impressions the Action Cam... >>

LG G Watch R: Less toy, more watch (hands-on)
Gadgets

LG G Watch R: Less toy, more watch (hands-on)

By 4 September 2014

LG announced its LG G Watch R smartwatch at IFA 2014 featuring Android Wear and a round face, taking on the Motorola Moto 360. The circular design is great and offers a much more watch-like appearance than previous square designs. It looks a lot more... >>

Samsung Gear S Strap and blinged Galaxy Note 4 rear shells: Swarovski in the house
Gadgets

Samsung Gear S Strap and blinged Galaxy Note 4 rear shells: Swarovski in the house

By 4 September 2014

As previously reported, Swarovski has once again partnered with Samsung to provide crystal-encrusted options for a couple of its newly announced products. The Samsung Gear S Strap is a bling-tastic version of the new smartwatch from the company. It has... >>

Philips Hue Beyond hands-on: App-controlled lighting goes up a level
Smarthome

Philips Hue Beyond hands-on: App-controlled lighting goes up a level

By 4 September 2014

Philips' Hue lighting system has been phenomenally successful and has expanded greatly since the first app-controlled colour-changing bulbs were released. And the latest addition to the Hue family takes the concept on a stage or two further, with multiple... >>

Nokia Lumia 830 hands-on: The poor man's Lumia 930
Phones

Nokia Lumia 830 hands-on: The poor man's Lumia 930

By 4 September 2014

When Microsoft describes the new Lumia 830 as a slimmer, sleeker, version of the Lumia 930 they really aren't kidding. The new handset, announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin, will be available later this month and is being aggressively billed by the company... >>

Huawei Ascend G7 hands-on: Full metal jacket
Phones

Huawei Ascend G7 hands-on: Full metal jacket

By 4 September 2014

Huawei has announced the Ascend G7, a new smartphone with a metal body, looking to bring some of that HTC One love to those on a budget. The handset has a metal body that's punctuated by two plastic segments in the rear, top and bottom. It reminds us... >>