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Mondaine Helvetica No 1 hands-on: The Swiss watch just got smarter
Wearables

Mondaine Helvetica No 1 hands-on: The Swiss watch just got smarter

By 25 March 2015

The Mondaine Helvetica No 1 smartwatch is the Swiss company's answer to the smartwatch. Yet unlike the Apple Watch, or something from Samsung or LG, the Helvetica No 1 doesn't feature a touchscreen display, doesn't need charging every night, and isn't... >>

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it
Wearables

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

By 25 March 2015

The trouble with many smartwatches is that when the screen isn't on, they are a hunk of metal or plastic on your arm doing nothing. Not the Kairos, a new smartwatch that hopes to let you have your cake and it eat it, so to speak, by featuring a fully... >>

Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal review: Make Polaroid-style prints from your phone snaps
Gadgets 4 out of 5

Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal review: Make Polaroid-style prints from your phone snaps

By 25 March 2015

The first thing you need to know about the Impossible Project Instant Lab Universal is that it produces Polaroid-style photos from your smartphone snaps. The second thing you need to know is that it's a camera, not a printer. Unlike the rather disappointing... >>

Fujfiilm X-A2 review: Selfie system snapper makes a budget splash (hands-on)
Cameras

Fujfiilm X-A2 review: Selfie system snapper makes a budget splash (hands-on)

By 24 March 2015

The selfie craze is in full swing, with all manner of devices getting in on the action. The Fujifilm X-A2, the company's update to the X-A1 from 2013, is the latest compact system to opt for a flip-forward screen. But does it strengthen the X-series line-up?... >>

Vax Air Revolve Pet review: The funky, new-wave vacuum cleaner
Smarthome 4.5 out of 5

Vax Air Revolve Pet review: The funky, new-wave vacuum cleaner

By 24 March 2015

Builder's dust. If you know it well, then you know just what it can do. And having caused our previous vacuum cleaner to meet an early grave, we needed a new and powerful lil sucker to replace it. Enter the Vax Air Revolve Pet, a bagless vacuum cleaner... >>

Nikon D7200 review: Connectivity features see enthusiast DSLR push forward (hands-on)
Cameras

Nikon D7200 review: Connectivity features see enthusiast DSLR push forward (hands-on)

By 24 March 2015

As technology advances more traditional camera formats are progressing their feature sets to keep in check with the current norms. The Nikon D7200, the company's first DSLR with both Wi-Fi connectivity and NFC (near field communication) for smart device... >>

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever
Laptops

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

By 24 March 2015

While Apple and others are doing their best to re-engineer the trackpad to the ninth degree, Logitech has taken a different tack. It has just launched a brand new state of the art mouse. The Logitech MX Master wireless mouse is the company's new flagship... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick hands-on: UK pre-orders now open, get it for just £19
Home Cinema

Amazon Fire TV Stick hands-on: UK pre-orders now open, get it for just £19

By 24 March 2015

Amazon released its media streaming dongle, the Fire TV Stick, in the US at the tail end of last year, expanding its connected television line-up and offering a more discreet alternative to its Fire TV set-top-box. Now it is ready to bring the device... >>

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again
Gaming

Splatoon in-depth preview: By jove Nintendo, you've only gone and done it again

By 23 March 2015

No sooner had Nintendo announced both a new console and plans to extend its own gaming franchises to mobile devices than everybody was queuing to write off the Wii U again. However, recent hardware sales figures and critical acclaim for the titles that... >>

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed
Phones

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By 23 March 2015

HTC Sense 7.0 made its debut on the HTC One M9. The M9 was announced at MWC 2015, has reviews currently hitting media outlets and is due in stores on 31 March. HTC Sense 7.0 follows Sense 6.0, one of the first times we've stepped forward without an incremental... >>