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Lenovo Smart Cast: Projector phone fun and gimmicks
Phones

Lenovo Smart Cast: Projector phone fun and gimmicks

By 29 May 2015

We've seen phones with built-in projectors before - remember those, right? - but none quite like the Lenovo Smart Cast. Lenovo is the first to feature a built-in laser projection keyboard, meaning you can interact with the projection via touch just like... >>

Monster SuperStar Backfloat Bluetooth speaker review: Making a splash?
Audio 3.5 out of 5

Monster SuperStar Backfloat Bluetooth speaker review: Making a splash?

By 29 May 2015

There are so many Bluetooth speakers on the market that picking the best one can be a tough decision. Price, sound quality, portability - they all matter. Monster's approach with the SuperStar Backfloat is to add a two distinct selling points into the... >>

Google Photos (iPhone) hands-on: Could this become the only photo app you'll ever need?
Apps

Google Photos (iPhone) hands-on: Could this become the only photo app you'll ever need?

By 29 May 2015

Google has finally taken one of the only standout features within its Google+ social network and turned it into a standalone product for mobile devices and the web: Google Photos. It is now available as an app for iOS devices, Android devices, and the... >>

Batman: Arkham Knight preview: Taking the Batmobile for a spin
Gaming

Batman: Arkham Knight preview: Taking the Batmobile for a spin

By 28 May 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight has been a real labour of love for developer Rocksteady, which started work on the project four years ago, as soon as it finished Arkham City. And from our play time with the latest, almost complete build of the game, you can see... >>

LG G4 review: A balance of phone meets phablet
Phones 4.5 out of 5

LG G4 review: A balance of phone meets phablet

By 28 May 2015

LG has risen through the ranks in the smartphone world, its large-screen G3 happily going elbows-out for a deserved spot on the 2014 flagship podium. Relying on high-flying specification rather than designer branding - as some of the company's less successful... >>

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings
Wearables

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings

By 28 May 2015

We like big claims. We really do. But the suggestion that the Lenovo Magic View smartwatch concept is akin to "virtual reality for smartwatches" thanks to its dual-screen design - as quipped on stage at the Lenovo Tech World conference - is simply nonsense.... >>

Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids
Gaming 5 out of 5

Splatoon review: Ink-redible multiplayer for just a few squids

By 27 May 2015

It is with great pleasure that we no longer talk about the Wii U as Nintendo's big mistake. Instead, it is now firmly ensconced as everybody's favourite second console, even some gamers' first. And titles like Splatoon are prime examples as to why. Conversations... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)
Sports Fitness

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

By 26 May 2015

Finally Garmin has taken the plunge and released its first running watch with a built-in heart-rate sensor, the Forerunner 225. We got to handle one at CES Asia to see whether it's the one everyone's been waiting for. The Forerunner 225 isn't the device... >>

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty
Phones 4 out of 5

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL review: Budget beauty

By 26 May 2015

Microsoft's Lumia launch plans continue to run at full speed, most recently resulting in two affordable handsets: the Lumia 640 and its phablet-sized XL cousin. It's the latter device, the Lumia 640 XL, with its 5.7-inch screen and aggressive price point,... >>

Sony Xperia Z3+ is slimmer, lighter and more refined (hands-on)
Phones

Sony Xperia Z3+ is slimmer, lighter and more refined (hands-on)

By 26 May 2015

Sony has officially announced the successor to its flagship Xperia Z3 smartphone - which will be known as the Xperia Z3+ everywhere except Japan, where it was very quietly released previously as the Xperia Z4. Same device, different name, and while... >>