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10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more

10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more

By Rik Henderson

Christmas is coming and that means we're all getting into the spirit - sometimes literally when a bottle of brandy is left within sight.One way of ensuring that you feel positively "Chrismassy" before the big day arrives is to fill your viewing hours... Read more

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

By Britta O'Boyle

Whether you are looking for the best 4K TV on the market, the best speakers to get the party started, or the best devices to make sure you are setup for streaming Christmas movies, you've come to a great place. These are the best home entertainment... Read more

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which is best?

By Mike Lowe

It’s battle of the big tabs. Literally. Apple has introduced the iPad Pro, following in the footsteps of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. But which is best: the newcomer iPad or the more established Surface Pro?On the (ahem) surface the concept of iPad... Read more

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

By Britta O'Boyle

Buying gifts for people is always tricky. Even when you think you know them really well, you run the risk of the disappointed face. That risk is perhaps slightly reduced with a personalised gift however, as even those that aren't great at hiding it when... Read more

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit the smartwatch models available to you but since Android Wear added iOS compatibility, the limitations... Read more

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

By Rik Henderson

When it comes to deciding what to watch on demand, there can be such a thing as too much choice. For example, Roku offers access to over 1,700 channels on its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find the ones that will... Read more

BlackBerry Priv vs BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Leap: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Priv vs BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Leap: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

BlackBerry's latest handset has landed, the Priv. It makes a huge change for the company, moving to a new platform, looking, in the words of CEO John Chen, to deal with the problem of apps. The Priv arrives wanting to retain what BlackBerry is known... Read more

BlackBerry Priv vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, OnePlus 2, LG G4: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Priv vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, OnePlus 2, LG G4: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

BlackBerry has officially unveiled the Priv. It's the company's first handset to run on the Android platform instead of the BlackBerry OS and it has been doing the rounds for the last few weeks, as well as in the months previous, after pre-orders began.We... Read more

Apple TV (2015) vs Amazon Fire TV 4K: What’s the difference?

Apple TV (2015) vs Amazon Fire TV 4K: What’s the difference?

By Elyse Betters

So... you're thinking about buying a set-top box but feel stuck between what Apple and Amazon both have to offer.We understand. It's a difficult decision to make. Which device provides access to the most amount of movies and TV shows and apps and games?... Read more

New Apple TV (2015) vs old Apple TV (2013): What's the difference?

New Apple TV (2015) vs old Apple TV (2013): What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Apple finally updated the third-generation Apple TV that debuted in 2013 earlier this year and now the 2015 model is available to buy.The new device, still called Apple TV, brings a number of new things, including an app store and a motion-sensitive remote... Read more

Motorola Moto X Force vs Moto X Style vs Moto X Play: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto X Force vs Moto X Style vs Moto X Play: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has very quietly announced the Moto X Force, which brings the 2015 Moto X offering to three models if you ignore the Moto X Style Pure Edition.The Moto X Force brings with it flagship specs and a slightly more expensive price than the Moto X... Read more

OnePlus X vs Nexus 5X, One A9, Moto X Play, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?

OnePlus X vs Nexus 5X, One A9, Moto X Play, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has officially announced the OnePlus X, bringing the company's smartphone portfolio to three.The new OnePlus X follows quickly on from the OnePlus 2 "flagship killer", offering OnePlus fans a smaller and more manageable handset, but how does it... Read more

HTC One A9 vs Apple iPhone 6S: What's the difference?

HTC One A9 vs Apple iPhone 6S: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has officially added the One A9 to its smartphone line up. The device offers a very premium looking build, which is similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.The One A9 isn't flagship in terms of specs but the design suggests otherwise. It's like the... Read more

HTC One A9 vs Nexus 5X, Moto X Play, OnePlus 2, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?

HTC One A9 vs Nexus 5X, Moto X Play, OnePlus 2, Galaxy A5, Xperia M5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has officially announced the much-rumoured One A9 smartphone. It comes with a lovely premium build and some good specs, even if they don't quite hit flagship territory.We have put HTC's new device up against a few of the other mid-range Android smartphones... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?

By Britta O'Boyle

It's been a busy few weeks for flagship phones across all platforms - iOS, Android and Windows. Apple announced the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus first, followed closely by Google and the Nexus 5X and 6S devices. Microsoft then completed the flagship platform... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL vs Lumia 930: What's the difference?

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL vs Lumia 930: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has finally announced the heavily rumoured Windows 10 flagships - the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL, succeeding the Lumia 930.The 950 and the 950 XL are very similar when it comes to design and specs, differing in just a few areas such as battery... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Microsoft says that its first ever laptop, the Surface Book, is the most powerful 13-inch laptop ever made. Apple may have something to say about that.The Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display is the company's most powerful laptop creation, aimed at power... Read more

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL: What's the difference?

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Lumia 950 XL: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has announced a number of devices during its 6 October event, including the heavily rumoured Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, lower-spec Lumia 550 and the new Surface Pro 4.The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones have been speculated upon for... Read more

DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference?

DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference?

By Luke Edwards

DJI drones are some of the best known available right now, they're also some of the best full stop. The Phantom series are now in their third generation and have split off into three levels. But which is right for you?The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the... Read more

LG V10 vs LG G4: What's the difference?

LG V10 vs LG G4: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

LG has announced the LG V10, a new handset that's the first in a new V line of handsets, a new family.We'd all got accustomed to the G series being the flagship, but it looks like LG is stepping up a notch, moving away from the trend to push the mid-range,... Read more

LG V10 vs Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, Nexus 6P, Moto X Style and LG G4: What's the difference?

LG V10 vs Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, Nexus 6P, Moto X Style and LG G4: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced a new Android superphone going by the name of V10. It is the first of a new line of "V" smartphones, which will set a focus on premium specs and materials.The LG V10 has some interesting features up its sleeve including two displays,... Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

The Watch Urbane 2, or second edition, has just been announced by LG, bringing the very latest features to its line-up of smartwatches and expanding the offering of Android Wear.Its namesake the LG Watch Urbane was introduced at Mobile World Congress... Read more

Nexus 6P vs S6 edge Plus, Moto X Style, LG G4, Xperia Z5 Premium, Mate S: What's the difference?

Nexus 6P vs S6 edge Plus, Moto X Style, LG G4, Xperia Z5 Premium, Mate S: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google has announced its new Nexus smartphones, introducing the world to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.The two devices were heavily rumoured in the run up to their unveiling, leaving little to the imagination. We have compared the Nexus 5X to what we consider... Read more

Nexus 5X vs Galaxy S6, Xperia Z5, OnePlus 2, Moto G and Moto X Play: What's the difference?

Nexus 5X vs Galaxy S6, Xperia Z5, OnePlus 2, Moto G and Moto X Play: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google has announced the much-anticipated Nexus 5X following months of rumours. The new device was unveiled during an event in San Francisco, stepping in to replace the 2-year-old Nexus 5.You can read about how the Nexus 5X compares to the Nexus 5 here,... Read more

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google has finally announced the new Nexus handsets following months and months of speculation. The Nexus 5X is set to replace the two-year old Nexus 5, while the Nexus 6P will stand in for the Nexus 6 and we have compared the two devices against... Read more

Nexus 6P vs Nexus 6: What's the difference?

Nexus 6P vs Nexus 6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google has announced two Nexus devices, with a replacement for the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 6 unveiled at an event in San Francisco.The two devices have been heavily leaked over the last couple of months, so there was little left to the imagination but... Read more

10 best sports streaming services: The Ring, UFC TV, Red Bull TV and more

10 best sports streaming services: The Ring, UFC TV, Red Bull TV and more

By Rik Henderson

There are now so many different streaming services in the UK alone that it's hard to keep track of what offers what. Roku, for example, has over 1,700 channels available for its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find... Read more

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

By Stuart Miles

Apple's new 3D Touch technology is now available on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The technology which is part of the display, lets users press on the screen to reveal secondary actions. The harder you press the more things you can do.With the technology... Read more

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?

By Rik Henderson

Pebble has announced a third device to add to its colour Pebble Time family of smartwatches, with more of a fashion/design focus. The Pebble Time Round is the first watch from the company that comes with a completely circular face but that's not the... Read more

Apple iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus: Which iPhone should you choose?

Apple iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus: Which iPhone should you choose?

By Stuart Miles

Apple's latest iPhones will be available from Friday, bringing with them a host of new features like 3D Touch and 4K video recording. But while the two smartphones might offer the same specs on paper, are the experiences different? And is one better... Read more

Amazon Fire TV with 4K vs Amazon Fire TV: Is it worth upgrading?

Amazon Fire TV with 4K vs Amazon Fire TV: Is it worth upgrading?

By Rik Henderson

Amazon has updated its Fire TV set-top-box from the model sold for the majority of 2015, and it adds a fair few changes that make it an even more compelling media streamer than ever before.For a start, there's 4K video output - its headline feature for... Read more

Best of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: The best supercars, concepts, hybrids and more

Best of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: The best supercars, concepts, hybrids and more

By Mike Lowe

The Frankfurt Auto Show (also known as IAA 2015 for those in the know) is one of the world's largest car shows, with 2015 delivering a mixture of fun concepts, SUVs galore, and plenty of other automotive awesomeness besides.Most notable in among the mix... Read more

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3: What's the difference?

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3: What's the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Apple has unveiled its largest most powerful tablet yet in the iPad Pro. It has an optional physical keyboard case and a stylus called the Apple Pencil, setting it directly against Microsoft's Surface Pro 3.Apple has even got Microsoft to adapt its Office... Read more

Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple has announced the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus at an event in San Francisco. The two new iPhones won't come as too much of a surprise, with many expecting them, but there were a few more features added than normal, given we are in an S year.The... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced three flagship smartphones at IFA 2015 in Berlin last week, making up the Xperia Z5 family of devices. Top of the pack is the Xperia Z5 Premium with its 4K display and mirrored finish, followed by the Xperia Z5 and the smaller, but just... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has announced the Samsung Gear S2, its first round smartwatch.The watch is actually being offered in three distinct models, with the standard Gear S2 being the flagship device. The other models include the Gear S2 Classic, which has a more familiar... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What’s the difference?

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced not one but three new flagship smartphones at IFA 2015 in Berlin, with the leader of the pack going by the name of the Xperia Z5 Premium.The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium sports some impressive specs, with its highlight being the 5.5-inch 4K display... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Xperia Z5 vs Xperia Z5 Compact: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Xperia Z5 vs Xperia Z5 Compact: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced three new flagship handsets in the Z5 family. There's the regular Z5, but it has been joined by the predicable Z5 Compact, and the less-than-expected Xperia Z5 Premium, which brings a shine to things, literally. It's a threesome of... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced three new smartphones at IFA in Berlin, including the Xperia Z5 that succeeds the Xperia Z3+ in Europe and the Xperia Z4 in Japan.The Xperia Z3+ only graced us with its presence 3 months ago so the newly-launched Xperia Z5 is hot on its... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung turned heads when it announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 earlier in 2015 and it was quickly heralded as one of the top Android phones of the year.Sony stumbled with the Xperia Z3+, an intermediary measure, but has now revealed its true flagship for... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Google Nexus 6: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Google Nexus 6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced two new flagship phablets - the Galaxy S6 edge Plus and the Galaxy Note 5. Both devices have been the subject of rumours for several months and now they have finally arrived sporting some pretty decent specs.But how do they hold... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Motorola Moto X Style: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Motorola Moto X Style: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced two new flagship phablets just two weeks after Motorola introduced us to two new Moto X handsets, one of which sits well within the phablet territory.Although Samsung isn't bringing its Galaxy Note 5 to the UK just yet, its partner... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced a bigger version of its stunning Galaxy S6 edge smartphone during an event in London, where the successor to its Note 4 was also unveiled.The Galaxy S6 edge Plus will take pride of place as the new flagship phablet for Samsung after... Read more

Samsung Galaxy 6 edge Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy 6 edge Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced a bigger version of the beautiful Galaxy S6 edge smartphone that was announced back in March at Mobile World Congress.The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus has been the subject of rumours for several months, and it is every bit as good... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced its new Galaxy Note smartphone, alongside a larger version of its Galaxy 6 edge that was introduced back in March at Mobile World Congress.Consumer electronics show IFA is normally the launch platform for the annual Note update,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced not just one but two new phablets - a larger version of its Galaxy S6 edge and the successor to its popular Note 4. Although they were heavily rumoured beforehand, it is still unusual for Samsung to announce two similarly sized... Read more

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom

By Rik Henderson

During E3 we had the chance to test both the latest virtual reality headset from Oculus and its direct gaming rival, Sony's Project Morpheus, but there was one forthcoming device we didn't get to check out at the show.That's why when we were offered the... Read more

Best of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more

Best of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more

By Rik Henderson

It might seem strange to some that another massive videogames show opens its doors so soon after E3, but Gamescom in Cologne is a huge deal. Not only does it give European gamers a chance to see many of the games for 2015 and 2016 without having to cross... Read more