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Roku 4 review: Rock-solid streaming, now in 4K
4.5 stars

Roku 4 review: Rock-solid streaming, now in 4K

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The Roku 4 is the company's updated flagship set-top box with support for 4K (although, bizarrely, it's still not available in the UK). With so many big-name competitors now on the market, such Amazon Fire TV 4K, is it worth paying $130 for this particular... >>

ZTE Blade V7: All about that metal, that metal, no plastic

ZTE Blade V7: All about that metal, that metal, no plastic

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Chinese company ZTE announced a number of devicesĀ at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including a couple of new additions to its Blade series. The Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite both launched at the show, destined for Germany, Spain and Mexico. The V7... >>

Saygus V Squared: Squaring up to the competition

Saygus V Squared: Squaring up to the competition

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Saygus first announced its entrance into the smartphone world in 2015 and it was greeted with huge amounts of praise. This year sees the company make a couple of changes here and there, including the latest version of Android and some hardware advancements,... >>

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution

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Ford has announced that its latest in car infotainment system, Sync 3, will be coming to Europe this July. Initially Sync 3 will appear in limited new cars like the new Kuga, S-Max and Mondeo. Sync 3 isn't all about its own platform, it actually plays... >>

Archos Diamond 2 Note preview: Top specs for low price

Archos Diamond 2 Note preview: Top specs for low price

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Archos, often thought of for its lower end gadgets, has made a big impression at MWC 2016 with its new smartphone. The Archos Diamond 2 Note offers some serious specs while sticking to the Archos affordable pricing. The Diamond 2 Plus and Diamond 2 Note... >>

Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro: Smartphone star causes a stir

Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro: Smartphone star causes a stir

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If you're into smartphones, then the name Xiaomi will be one you recognise. Enjoying huge successes in the China, Hugo Barra, VP of international at Xiaomi claimed that the company sat in the top spot for smartphone sales in China, and number 5 globally.... >>

Oppo F1 review: Pole position or pit stop for this affordable phone?
4.0 stars

Oppo F1 review: Pole position or pit stop for this affordable phone?

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When you look back at how phones have progressed over the last few years, it's easy to just focus on the top models: your iPhones and Samsung Galaxy S-es. However, for your average person who wants a phone but doesn't want to blow a massive hole in their... >>

Alcatel Idol 4S: Premium smartphone, budget VR in one

Alcatel Idol 4S: Premium smartphone, budget VR in one

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Alcatel, formerly known as Alcatel OneTouch, announced the Idol 4 series of smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016, succeeding the Idol 3 range. The Idol 4 series comprises two handsets - the Idol 4 and the Idol 4S - both of which have an interesting... >>

Sony Xperia X Performance: The Sony smartphone everyone should be talking about

Sony Xperia X Performance: The Sony smartphone everyone should be talking about

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You may have heard by now that Sony announced a new line of Xperia devices at Mobile World Congress, called the X series. The range has three smartphones within it comprising the Xperia X, Xperia XA and the Xperia X Performance. This latter model is the... >>

Garmin Vivoactive HR preview: The complete training solution

Garmin Vivoactive HR preview: The complete training solution

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Garmin has unleashed a new version of its popular and impressive Vivoactive called Vivoactive HR because, you guessed it, this one records heart rate. The Vivoactive HR uses a wrist worn, light-based heart rate monitor to track beats per minute for a... >>