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We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

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We just drove a 2-tonne Land Rover like it was a remote control car, using an iPhone. We've spent the day at Jaguar Land Rover development headquarters to see its Technology Showcase. This is essentially an early look at all the tech it's working on,... >>

Super Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

Super Mario Maker preview: Building our own Mario levels, every Nintendo fan's dream

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One of the more quirky Wii U titles trailed during the E3 special edition of Nintendo Direct was Super Mario Maker. Not just a game, it allows you to build and then play your own Mario Bros levels and, presumably, then share them with a community of other... >>

Xbox One Elite Controller hands-on: Play like the professionals

Xbox One Elite Controller hands-on: Play like the professionals

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Although there was a lot of talk about a new Xbox One controller in the build up to E3, that was just a remodelled standard version with a new 3.5mm headphone port. We certainly didn't expect Microsoft to pull something else out of the bag - and something... >>

Razer Mamba (2015) hands-on: The best gaming mouse on the planet

Razer Mamba (2015) hands-on: The best gaming mouse on the planet

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As games have become more sophisticated and graphical resolution has increased dramatically, so too has the need for ever more sensitive gaming gear. For PC gamers, an accurate and sensitive mouse is a must. For pro-gamers it is their lifeblood. And one... >>

Sony SmartBand review: More life-logger than fitness tracker
3.5 stars

Sony SmartBand review: More life-logger than fitness tracker

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Sony is no stranger to wearables. In fact, it was one of the companies to kick things off by launching the Sony SmartWatch before smartwatch was even a widely used term. The SmartBand, which launched back in 2014, is a different take on the usual activity-tracking... >>

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV: The best getting better? (hands-on)

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV: The best getting better? (hands-on)

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Some say that the compact camera is dead. They may be right, as more and more people use their smartphone as a primary camera, making the cheaper compact camera all but redundant.  At the same time, we've seen growing sophistication in high-end compacts,... >>

Ford GT: The £200k, 200mph production supercar surprise (hands-on)

Ford GT: The £200k, 200mph production supercar surprise (hands-on)

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There were rumours of a new Ford GT coming, but no one quite predicted the unveil of this striking new production model on the first press day of the North American Auto Show in Detroit. This is the new production-ready Ford GT, which will go on sale... >>

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review: In and out of orbit
3.5 stars

Toshiba Satellite Click Mini review: In and out of orbit

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Small is portable. Big is comfortable. But go too far either way and the cart turns over. Toshiba is playing with how small a laptop can get with the Satellite Click Mini, an ultra-low-cost tablet-meets-laptop hybrid. The Satellite Click Mini costs just... >>

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Play Sets explored, including the original trilogy (gallery)

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Play Sets explored, including the original trilogy (gallery)

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We must admit that although we liked the last two Disney Infinity games, especially 2.0 with the Marvel tie-in, we strongly believe the third in the series will be the best. And that's not just because of the Star Wars licence. Disney Infinity 3.0 will... >>

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived

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Oculus VR has just unveiled the final design for its consumer model Oculus Rift. While showing off the new virtual reality headset in San Francisco, the Facebook-owned company also introduced something called the Oculus Touch. Although we weren't able... >>