Reviews

BMW i8: Driving the supercar of the future
Cars

BMW i8: Driving the supercar of the future

By 10 July 2014

Standing in a small car park on the far Western Coast of the Scottish highlands ought to be the last place you'd expect to draw a crowd. But so futuristic is the look of the new BMW i8, especially in Prototonic blue, that right now it's cameraphone central... >>

Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 review (2014)
Laptops 4 out of 5

Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 review (2014)

By 10 July 2014

Serious laptops don't have to be dull anymore. Just a few years ago, we'd have avoided those designed for business folk like we would a swaying drunk on the train - but the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon proves that Ultrabooks fit for business are now good... >>

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review
Gadgets

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

By 9 July 2014

Although there are a tonne of crowdfunded projects in the world, there aren't many that have earned five times more than expected. Pressy the Almighty Android Button is one such project. It launched on Kickstarter last summer and raised $695,138 from... >>

Creative Sound BlasterAxx Axx 200 review
Audio 5 out of 5

Creative Sound BlasterAxx Axx 200 review

By 9 July 2014

To be just another Bluetooth speaker nowadays often isn't enough, there needs to be something standout. Seeing that, Creative, the company that has been in the speaker game since making sound cards in the 80s, came up with the Sound BlasterAxx Axx 200.... >>

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review
Tablets 4 out of 5

Asus MeMo Pad 7 review

By 8 July 2014

There's been a surge in affordable phones and tablets of late, devices with fair feature sets in spite of their asking prices. The Asus MeMo Pad 7 is one such device; a 7-inch tablet that gives the likes of the Tesco Hudl a run for its money and is knocking... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review
Phones

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

By 7 July 2014

The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available on 17 July in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently. There's... >>

Just how good is Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in comparison to DK1?
Gaming

Just how good is Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 in comparison to DK1?

By 7 July 2014

Oculus VR has started to ship its second generation development kit to 10,000 of the estimated 35,000 that pre-ordered one. The remaining batch with ship in August, it is believed, perhaps slipping into September, such is the demand. Interest in the... >>

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review
Gadgets

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

By 7 July 2014

Building Lego is fun in itself, but Lego being Lego it wants to offer even more bang for your buck. Its new Ultra Agents range is here - not only to be built but to be interacted with using its app. This free app adds an intense story to what you've built,... >>

OnePlus One review
Phones 5 out of 5

OnePlus One review

By 7 July 2014

At times the mobile market seems like a stalemate between the big players. Every year we see Apple, Samsung, HTC and LG battle it out to make the best, most popular phone of the year - it's like clockwork. But now the OnePlus One is here to shake things... >>

Dyson Cool AM06 Desk Fan review
Smarthome 4 out of 5

Dyson Cool AM06 Desk Fan review

By 4 July 2014

We've been keeping a secret from you. Yep, it's true. And we can't keep it any longer. During this hot spell we've been keeping as cool as a cucumber. Even cool enough to wear a woolly jumper in some cases. How? Well, we've been testing the Dyson AM06... >>