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HTC 10 vs LG G5: Which is better?
HTC 10 vs LG G5: Which is better? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC announced its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, at the beginning of April, looking to re-find form and take the fight to the likes of Samsung and LG.LG's modular handset, the LG G5, came earlier in the year and it brought a range of innovations,... Read more

Apple iPhone SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple confirmed the iPhone SE at an event in Cupertino in March, putting to rest all the rumours.The iPhone SE succeeds the 4-inch iPhone 5S, bringing a new and improved smaller iPhone to the company's line up.We have put the specs of the iPhone SE... Read more

Apple iPhone SE vs iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone SE vs iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple finally announced a new 4-inch iPhone, following months and months of rumours. The iPhone SE was unveiled at an event in Cupertino in March and it replaces the existing iPhone 5S.For those wondering how it compares to the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone... Read more

HTC 10 vs One M9: Which is better?
HTC 10 vs One M9: Which is better? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC announced a new flagship, the HTC 10, at the beginning of April. It's a new start for the company's flagship smartphone, dropping both the One name and the M designation.It comes in to right the wrongs of the HTC One M9, a phone that took an awkward... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Which is the best flagship?
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Which is the best flagship? By Chris Hall

If you're looking for a new smartphone in 2016, you're facing a tough decision, with plenty of competitive devices on offer.Samsung was the first to announce, showing off the new Galaxy S7 models, with the S7 edge attracting rave reviews.HTC let the dust... Read more

Best Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P cases: Protect your new Google devices
Best Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P cases: Protect your new Google devices By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P were announced after much speculation during an event in San Francisco at the end of September 2015.The Nexus 5X is a 5.2-inch smartphone with a metal frame and a exchangeable polycarbonate rear, while the Nexus 6P is... Read more

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?
Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

Considering the 12-inch Retina display MacBook was released last April it was due for a refresh and Apple hasn't disappointed.A new model has been announced and is now available to buy from Apple.com, Apple retail stores and select partners.As before,... Read more

HTC Sense 8.0 vs Sense 7.0: New features tweaks and changes reviewed
HTC Sense 8.0 vs Sense 7.0: New features tweaks and changes reviewed By Chris Hall

The HTC 10 brings with it a new version of Sense that's moved a fair distance from the experience on HTC's previous flagship device, the HTC One M9, with a change in software emphasis.We've been tracking the changes in Sense for a number of years, but... Read more

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget
Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget By Elyse Betters

If last year was all about virtual reality, then 2016 is all about 360-degree video.These type of videos let you look in any direction - not just where a single camera may be pointing. A 360-degree video is often created using a system of multiple cameras... Read more

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: What's the difference?
Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei launched its new flagships - the P9 and P9 Plus - at an event in London in April. The P9 was the subject of rumours for several months, as well as plenty of image leaks so if you followed the speculation, its design probably didn't come as... Read more

iPhone 6S Plus vs SGS7 edge vs LG G5: Which is best at taking photos?
iPhone 6S Plus vs SGS7 edge vs LG G5: Which is best at taking photos? By Mike Lowe

Phone cameras have become mighty impressive in recent years, almost making dedicated cameras redundant. As we push into 2016 the new wave of flagship devices come with formidable camera specs. And having reviewed the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and... Read more

Best Apple Watch stands and docks
Best Apple Watch stands and docks By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple Watch has been out since April 2015 but while there are plenty of options when it comes to case colours, materials and straps through Apple, it only offers one official docking station for holding the Watch. The Magnetic Charging Dock activates... Read more

Best Google Cardboard rivals: Which cheap VR headset should you buy?
Best Google Cardboard rivals: Which cheap VR headset should you buy? By Elyse Betters

Not everyone is willing to commit to the high price tags of the Oculus Rift or PlayStation VR or HTC Vive.If you consider yourself among that cautious crowd, you'll be glad to learn there are other, affordable VR headsets available. In fact, these alternatives... Read more

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life
Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life By Andy Robertson

With plenty of apps available on iTunes these days, the Apple Watch can potentially revolutionise interactions by extending phone features to our wrist and making them more efficient. And beyond the situations early adopters took their phones through,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose? By Rik Henderson

Two new Samsung flagship Android phones are now available, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. They replace the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, making some of the best smartphones even better. But if you're in the market for a new smartphone,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S6: Should you upgrade to Samsung's new flagship?
Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S6: Should you upgrade to Samsung's new flagship? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has two new flagship handsets, replacing it's popular S6 models. Announced at Mobile World Congress 2016, and now available to buy globally, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is set to be one of the hottest phones of 2016.But the phone it replaces, the Samsung... Read more

Best Samsung Gear VR Oculus apps
Best Samsung Gear VR Oculus apps By Luke Edwards

Samsung and Oculus have released their combined effort to bring virtual reality to your face in the Gear VR. The result is an affordable virtual reality headset combined with the accessibility of the Android platform for apps.Google has already been blazing... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 deals
Best Samsung Galaxy S7 deals By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S7 will arrive on 11 March starting at £569 for the 32GB model, making it just £70 cheaper than its larger sibling - the Galaxy S7 edge.If the standard model is the one you want, buying it outright and opting for a SIM-only plan will... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 edge deals
Best Samsung Galaxy S7 edge deals By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge will hit shelves on 11 March, with prices starting from £639 for the 32GB model. Pre-orders are already open across the networks though, with some offering incentives like a free Gear VR. If you can afford to buy the new dual-edge... Read more

Best of the Geneva Motor Show 2016: Bugatti, Ferrari, Renault and more
Best of the Geneva Motor Show 2016: Bugatti, Ferrari, Renault and more By Joe Simpson

Every March, the auto industry gathers on neutral ground in Switzerland, coming together for one giant huzzah of an event, showing off its latest wares and new ideas to woo car buyers of tomorrow.Of all the international shows, Geneva tends to be the... Read more

Sony Xperia X Performance vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia X Performance vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced the X series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, comprising three new smartphones. The company also confirmed the Z series will end with the Xperia Z5, leaving the new X range to take over. The Xperia X Performance sits at the top of... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S6 edge: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S6 edge: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced its flagship Galaxy S6 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last year but that wasn't the only device to be unveiled on the stage. The South Korean company also revealed the Galaxy S6 edge.One year on and once again, two handsets... Read more

LG G5 vs LG G4: What's the difference?
LG G5 vs LG G4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG launched its G4 flagship smartphone in April 2015 and with it came a lovely leather finish, fantastic display, competitive price and a great camera. The South Korean company has now announced the successor to that perfect balance of phone meet phablet... Read more

Which Windows Phone is right for you? Microsoft Lumia 650 vs 550 vs 950 vs 950 XL
Which Windows Phone is right for you? Microsoft Lumia 650 vs 550 vs 950 vs 950 XL By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft has announced another Windows 10 smartphone to its portfolio in the form of the Lumia 650. The device is the first to appear with the operating system in 2016, joining three existing handsets that launched in October 2015.If you are after a... Read more

Which Withings activity tracker is right for you? Go vs Pulse Ox vs Activite
Which Withings activity tracker is right for you? Go vs Pulse Ox vs Activite By Britta O'Boyle

Withings is a company dedicated to helping you live a healthier life. It not only has numerous activity trackers to monitor how much you move, but it also has a sleep system, smarthome camera, baby monitor, blood pressure monitor and Wi-Fi scales within... Read more

Best tech of the London Bike Show 2016
Best tech of the London Bike Show 2016 By Luke Edwards

The London Bike Show, also home to adventure and triathlon, is back for 2016 to show off all the latest gadget innovations for the active types.Apart from a whole host of carbon, lycra and carbs the show is also home to gadgets that help make adventuring... Read more

Best Super Bowl gadgets: Future tech the NFL uses now
Best Super Bowl gadgets: Future tech the NFL uses now By Luke Edwards

The NFL is one of the most advanced field sports in the world when it comes to technology. So the biggest event of the year for the sport, the Super Bowl, is the pinnacle of field based gadgetry.A lot of the technologies you've probably got on you right... Read more

Best iPhone photography and editing apps
Best iPhone photography and editing apps By Britta O'Boyle

Can you remember your first camera phone? If you can, you'll probably also remember it was pretty rubbish. Luckily technology has moved on significantly since the first camera phones appeared and smartphones these days are actually, well, pretty good... Read more

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs 1D X: What's new?
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs 1D X: What's new? By Mike Lowe

In 2016 it's the year of the pro DSLR once again: the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II follows hot on the heels of the Nikon D5, which was announced a month earlier at CES 2016, but how does this full-frame pro-spec DSLR compare to its 1D X original?We handled... Read more

Best language and translation apps
Best language and translation apps By Britta O'Boyle

The world is a big place, full of people who speak hundreds of different languages so if you need to speak to someone in China, but only know English, you might run into a few problems. There are a couple of options available to you when it comes to... Read more

Best designer handbags for work: Here are 11 for carrying your tech in style
Best designer handbags for work: Here are 11 for carrying your tech in style By Britta O'Boyle

It doesn't matter what profession you are in, many of us need a practical bag for work and for some that means carrying a laptop, tablet or some other form of tech around with you on a daily basis.Just because you need to carry a laptop, doesn't mean... Read more

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

HTC Sense 7.0 made its debut on the HTC One M9. The M9 was announced at MWC 2015, hitting stores at the end of March 2015. HTC Sense 7.0 follows Sense 6.0, one of the first times we've stepped forward without an incremental point upgrade between Sense... Read more

Best Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus camera accessories
Best Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus camera accessories By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's more recent iPhones are pretty good in terms of smartphone camera performance, some of the best in fact. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both offered decent snappers, while the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus took things up a notch and improved... Read more

15 of the best email apps to help you achieve inbox zero
15 of the best email apps to help you achieve inbox zero By Elyse Betters

Email. Ugh.Just seeing that word can bring a wave of stress upon us like nothing else.It wastes time, clutters both professional and personal lives, and is impossible to organise. Well, almost. Within the last few years, several new email apps have popped... Read more

7 best apps for planning your vacation or holiday
7 best apps for planning your vacation or holiday By Britta O'Boyle

January is a pretty depressing month all in all. It tends to be cold and wet and many of us have the added bonus of having very little cash to our names. But let's forget about that money situation for a minute and focus on cheering ourselves up. We could... Read more

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?
Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

Four years in the making, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the company's highest-ranking compact system camera. But have those four years been worth the wait, or is the latest model barely different to its X-Pro1 predecessor?We've handled both cameras to break... Read more

10 best comedy streaming services: Funny cat clips, dangerous stunts, stand-up and more
10 best comedy streaming services: Funny cat clips, dangerous stunts, stand-up and more By Rik Henderson

As streaming video becomes more popular and conventional TV takes a back seat, growing amounts of online channels and apps emerge hoping to grab your attention with a TV show, movie or even short clip or two. How then can you sort out the wheat from the... Read more

Best of the Detroit Auto Show 2016 in pictures
Best of the Detroit Auto Show 2016 in pictures By Luke Edwards

The annual Detroit Auto Show is here for 2016 and with self-driving autonomous cars, intelligent smart car systems, and of course electric sports cars, gadget and motor lovers are about to get a glimpse of the awesome future.We've trawled the show floor... Read more

Best of CES 2016 - Drones: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more
Best of CES 2016 - Drones: DJI, Parrot, Lily and more By Luke Edwards

Drones may once have been a term associated with mindless machines and flying kill-bots, but now its fast becoming about fun. Quadcopters equipped with cameras are growing more and more popular.From the likes of DJI to Parrot, every drone manufacturer... Read more

Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now
Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now By Elyse Betters

Virtual reality has been making a bit of a comeback recently, but not just for gaming.Oculus Rift - the much-discussed super sensitive goggles that put you into a 3D environment - has the potential to let you wander about without actually navigating... Read more

Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit
Couch to 5K run: Best apps and wearables to get you fit By Luke Edwards

It's that time of year when fitness is everyone's goal. But getting going and keeping up momentum isn't always easy. Apps and wearables can help make the process a whole lot easier by helping with motivation.Getting fit is not easy. The thought of sitting... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?
Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

When it comes to what some call "travel zoom" compact cameras, Panasonic is on top form. Its Lumix TZ70 from 2015 combined a wide-ranging 30x optical zoom lens with built-in electronic viewfinder and general all-round top performance.For 2016 the updated... Read more

Best fitness apps: 9 apps to get you moving in 2016
Best fitness apps: 9 apps to get you moving in 2016 By Britta O'Boyle

New year, new you. Make of that what you will, but if it is getting fit with the help of your trusty smartphone then you've come to the right place. We have rounded up some of the best fitness apps out there, some free and some paid, to help you get moving... Read more

Best Windows 10 apps to download or try right now
Best Windows 10 apps to download or try right now By Elyse Betters

Microsoft's Windows 10 has been available since summer, and the overall message is that it's cool. But, to be frank, it's nothing without apps.We use desktop apps for messaging, mailing, drawing, editing, writing, mapping, playing, gaming, listening,... Read more

Best Apple TV games: What to play first
Best Apple TV games: What to play first By Stuart Miles

You've got a new Apple TV (2015) and now you are looking for some games to play on it. It might be able to stream Netflix at 1080p, but app support means it's a somewhat fully-fledged games console, albeit one that isn't as powerful as the Xbox One or... Read more

Best iPhone 6 Plus apps: Best apps for the 5.5-inch monster (and 3D Touch)
Best iPhone 6 Plus apps: Best apps for the 5.5-inch monster (and 3D Touch) By Elyse Betters

So, you now own an iPhone 6S Plus and want to know if there are any apps available specifically for your new Apple-made phablet? Why, yes...yes there are quite a few good apps to choose from.Many of them simply take advantage of the phone's 5.5-inch screen,... Read more

Best Apple TV apps to try right now
Best Apple TV apps to try right now By Elyse Betters

Apple unveiled the new Apple TV in September during its iPhone 6S event, and now that set-top box is widely available to buy online or through Apple's retail stores. That means it's time to start figuring out which Apple TV apps you want to download first.That's... Read more

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015
50 best iPad apps and games of 2015 By Rik Henderson

We are rapidly approaching the end of 2015 so it's time to look back on some of the great things we were treated to in the last 12 months.The iPad, for example, has had one of the biggest additions to its family, both figuratively and literally, in the... Read more

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015
Google's best Android apps and games of 2015 By Elyse Betters

It's that time of year when companies announce year-end statistics and name their "best of" award winners, and Google is the latest to join the crowd, with its annual round-up of the best Android apps, games, and more.The company didn't specifically... Read more