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Dali Kubik One review: One serious soundbar
Audio 4.5 out of 5

Dali Kubik One review: One serious soundbar

By 4 February 2015

The Dali Kubik One is a statement soundbar if we ever saw one; the pillar box red model in particular being as eye-catching as it is ear-catching. Surprisingly the Danish manufacturer, synonymous with quality standalone audio products, hasn't ventured... >>

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software
Sports Fitness 3 out of 5

Epson Runsense SF-810 review: Serious features, shabby software

By 3 February 2015

Epson, most famous for its printers, is making the move into sports wearables with its Runsense range of GPS-enabled watches. No ink carts or A4 paper to be seen anywhere. Running watches aren't a new concept, of course, with big names like Garmin and... >>

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

Withings Pulse Ox review: Cute and clever

By 2 February 2015

Withings introduced the Pulse activity tracker back in 2013, delivering a small device with the ability to track steps, count calories, measure elevation, monitor your heart rate and track your sleep quality. The company decided that wasn't enough and... >>

Zepp Golf motion tracker updated: The sports wearable that genuinely improves your swing
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Zepp Golf motion tracker updated: The sports wearable that genuinely improves your swing

By 30 January 2015

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... >>

Hands-on: FiftyThree Pencil review: Going for gold
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Hands-on: FiftyThree Pencil review: Going for gold

By 30 January 2015

Paper by FiftyThree is a beautiful app that allows you to draw to your heart's content on the iPad with little interference. And recently, the developer announced a tie-in with Adobe to make Paper compatible with the Creative Cloud. However, that's not... >>

David Lloyd's Immersive Fitness studio is like a spin class through Tron
Sports Fitness

David Lloyd's Immersive Fitness studio is like a spin class through Tron

By 30 January 2015

"Are you with me!?!" shouts the instructor. We give a rasping cheer, grabbing a breather before we hit the next run of hills, riding through a landscape peppered with psychedelic geometric mountains. The road is like glass, reflecting the alternate reality... >>

Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang
Phones 4 out of 5

Asus Zenfone 5 LTE review: Yin and yang

By 30 January 2015

About two years ago cheap phones reeked of compromise; the gap between entry-level Android phones and top-end ones was massive. But that's all changed recently, with phones like the Asus Zenfone 5 and Motorola Moto G (2014) plugging the gap. Spend in... >>

Microsoft Lumia 535 review: Losing touch?
Phones 3 out of 5

Microsoft Lumia 535 review: Losing touch?

By 30 January 2015

You'll notice that there has been a change in terminology when it comes to Lumia. It's not new news, but the Lumia 535 is the first Lumia to appear with Microsoft branding rather than Nokia. Microsoft Devices' first handset is pitched at the low end.... >>

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?
Phones

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?

By 29 January 2015

With every iteration of Android, we're moving closer to platform perfection. That might sound like an opinion served with a healthy dollop of bias, but consider this: in 2009 we'd have baulked at native Android Eclair, but HTC made that palatable with... >>

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance
Audio 4 out of 5

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance

By 29 January 2015

Although Bluetooth isn't a new technology, there has been a renewed interest in Bluetooth devices of late, with a push towards quality that's seeing some of the more established audio brands producing a wider range of wireless audio devices than ever... >>