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Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets
Cars 3.5 out of 5

Renault Twingo review: Dynamique TCe 90 hits the streets

By 11 December 2014

Going against the grain is unusual in the automotive world. Standardisation, lowering the risk factor of product failure and making things easy to mass produce is the name of the game. Which is why unusual or new types of car are so rare. When the Renault... >>

Plantronics Backbeat Pro review: Belting Bluetooth headphones
Audio 4.5 out of 5

Plantronics Backbeat Pro review: Belting Bluetooth headphones

By 11 December 2014

Plantronics has come a long way from making mobile phone headsets for city slickers. It's latest over-ear creation is the BackBeat Pro, wireless Bluetooth headphones crammed with great features including active noise cancellation. But does a company best... >>

Wow, just wow! PS4 20th Anniversary Edition unboxing and hands-on
Gaming

Wow, just wow! PS4 20th Anniversary Edition unboxing and hands-on

By 10 December 2014

It might have been sold out in the US, but the limited PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition went on sale for the first time in the UK today and we managed to get our hands on one to lovingly stroke and caress as we removed it from its box. We had to... >>

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review: Powerful, portable, pricey
Tablets 4 out of 5

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review: Powerful, portable, pricey

By 10 December 2014

Sony's appetite for smartphone releases isn't quite matched by its schedule for tablets, the latest of which sees Sony trying to crack the smaller tablet segment.  The name Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact reminds us of slightly cumbersome German compound... >>

Dolby Atmos is a must for home cinema fans and here's why the Onkyo TX-NR838 is leading the way
Home Cinema

Dolby Atmos is a must for home cinema fans and here's why the Onkyo TX-NR838 is leading the way

By 9 December 2014

Dolby Atmos has made fantastic in-roads into cinemas in the last couple of years, with a flood of movies featuring the more immersive surround sound format having screened already and many more on the way. However, in the home it is a different story.... >>

Fujifilm X100T review: Naughty but niche
Cameras 4 out of 5

Fujifilm X100T review: Naughty but niche

By 9 December 2014

It only takes one glance at the Fujifilm X100T to know it's a special little camera. Or, perhaps more to the point, a specialist camera. The retro design, physical control dials, fixed 35mm f/2.0 (equivalent) lens, and a hybrid viewfinder make that pretty... >>

EE TV review: A revelation for screens big and small
Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

EE TV review: A revelation for screens big and small

By 5 December 2014

EE, the mobile network operator and internet provider, has always included entertainment as part of its offering, from movies to cinema tickets. With EE TV, the company makes a bigger play for home entertainment, offering a greater incentive to opt for... >>

PlayStation 4 review: One year on, it's the choice console for gamers
Gaming 4.5 out of 5

PlayStation 4 review: One year on, it's the choice console for gamers

By 4 December 2014

One year after its initial release, and to cap off two decades of PlayStation, the Sony PlayStation 4 finds itself in an esteemed position at the tail-end of 2014. The PS4 seems to be winning the new-generation console race against the Xbox One - at least,... >>

YotaPhone 2 review: Dual-screen phone will split the crowd
Phones 3.5 out of 5

YotaPhone 2 review: Dual-screen phone will split the crowd

By 3 December 2014

The idea of a dual-screen smartphone might sound as useful as a sixth toe, and when Russian company YotaPhone launched its device of the same name it didn't make us realise what we were missing. Design quirks, usage irks - it just didn't formulate into... >>

Sony Alpha A7 II review: E-mount evolution (hands-on)
Cameras

Sony Alpha A7 II review: E-mount evolution (hands-on)

By 27 November 2014

This time last year the first-generation Sony A7 took the Pocket-lint Awards gong for best interchangeable lens camera. As a small-scale full-frame model with Sony's E-mount lens fitting, it had innovation clearly in its sights. But it wasn't quite perfect... >>


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