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Now TV Box (2015) vs Now TV Box vs Roku 2: What's the difference?

Now TV Box (2015) vs Now TV Box vs Roku 2: What's the difference?

By Stuart Miles

Sky's Now TV box has had an update bringing with it a number of new features, but should you upgrade from the original, should you just bite the bullet on the extra costs and go for the Roku 2, or should you just stick with what you've got already?We've... Read more

Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference?

Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

The lower-end of the smartphone market is almost as exciting, if not more exciting, than the top-end at the moment. In the last couple of weeks, we have seen not only the OnePlus 2 arrive, but also the third generation of Moto G, two new models of the... Read more

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is no stranger to the launch of new devices. No sooner does one smartphone hit the shelves, than another swiftly appears to expand the portfolio yet again.Two new mid-range devices were announced this week, comprising the Xperia M5 and a 6-inch smartphone... Read more

Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference?

Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is well known for launching several smartphones a year. It doesn't stick to the annual refresh cycle that many of its competitors do, instead it opts for more of a bi-annual cycle with both its flagship and mid-range series of devices.The latest... Read more

OnePlus 2 vs Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG and Motorola: Is it really a 'flagship killer'?

OnePlus 2 vs Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG and Motorola: Is it really a 'flagship killer'?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus recently announced the successor to its popular OnePlus One smartphone, describing the second generation device as another "flagship killer". The company did a brilliant job with the original, offering virtually top-end specs for a low-end price,... Read more

OnePlus 2 vs Moto X Play: What’s the difference?

OnePlus 2 vs Moto X Play: What’s the difference?

By Elyse Betters

It's been a big week for smartphones.Motorola has just unveiled its latest Moto X, called the Moto X Play, and OnePlus finally showed off the successor to its immensely-popular OnePlus One flagship. Both devices run Android (well, the OnePlus 2 has Lollipop-based... Read more

Moto G 2015 (third-gen) vs Moto X Play: What’s the difference?

Moto G 2015 (third-gen) vs Moto X Play: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has been busy - launching not one but three new smartphones at an event in London and New York. It has introduced a new contender to its budget Moto G range, as well as two additions to the Moto X line.Both the Moto G and the Moto X were originally... Read more

Moto G 2015 (second-gen) vs Moto G 2015 (third-gen): What's the difference?

Moto G 2015 (second-gen) vs Moto G 2015 (third-gen): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola introduced the first Moto G back in 2013 and it was a delightful device, delivering impressive specs for a low price and consequently causing upheaval in the budget handset world.Since that 4.5-inch original (2013, first-gen), we have seen a... Read more

Moto X Play vs Moto X Style vs Moto X (2014): What's the difference?

Moto X Play vs Moto X Style vs Moto X (2014): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has announced three new devices at a launch event in London, including two new additions to the Moto X flagship range. The Moto X line was originally introduced in 2013 and it has seen annual updates since, making this the third generation of... Read more

OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One: What's the difference?

OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus One: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has finally revealed all the details of the OnePlus 2 - the succeeding device of the invite-only OnePlus One smartphone that graced us with its presence last year.The company made a clever play with the OnePlus One - delivering... Read more

Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your Apple device

Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your Apple device

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's iPhone 6 features a beautiful aluminium body, super slim design and the company's latest A8 processor under the hood.It's a good looking device and probably one that you'd rather not cover with a case, but a little bit of protection is always... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has officially announced the successor to its Galaxy Tab S tablet after numerous leaks of the device first appeared in May. The Galaxy Tab S2 arrives just over a year after the original was revealed and it will be available to buy from August.What... Read more

HTC One M9+ vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

HTC One M9+ vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

By Rik Henderson

Just a few weeks after launching the flagship HTC One M9, the Taiwanese manufacturer added another handset to its line-up, one with a plus suffix to suggest that it is even better than the current hero phone. The HTC One M9+ has now been officially announced... Read more

Which Honeywell heating system is best for you? Evohome vs Voice Controlled vs Single Zone Thermostat

Which Honeywell heating system is best for you? Evohome vs Voice Controlled vs Single Zone Thermostat

By Britta O'Boyle

Honeywell is a company with its fingers in several pies, one of which is smart heating. There are several systems available on the market that will make turning your heating on or off and make scheduling it much easier, whether you pick Honeywell, or... Read more

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained

Anki Overdrive vs Anki Drive: All the new features explained

By Rik Henderson

When Anki first revealed its Anki Drive robot car racing game it was really cutting edge and new. Now there are competitors arriving on the scene that emulate the idea of having a track-based racing toy controlled by iPhone or Android apps.Anki still... Read more

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

By Luke Edwards

After watching Wimbledon, countless Brits will be taking to their local courts for at least a week before getting bored again. After seeing the professionals, then realising one's own ability, it can be a bit deflating. But with this kit you could be... Read more

Project Morpheus vs Oculus Rift: Which VR experience won E3 2015?

Project Morpheus vs Oculus Rift: Which VR experience won E3 2015?

By Rik Henderson

Although E3 2015 played host to some amazing games this year two things stole the show in our eyes, and both were virtual reality headsets that will be available to the public some time in the first half of 2016.Oculus finally revealed its consumer headset... Read more

HTC One M9 vs One M9+ vs One ME vs One E9 vs One E9+: Showdown in HTC town

HTC One M9 vs One M9+ vs One ME vs One E9 vs One E9+: Showdown in HTC town

By Chris Hall

HTC launched the One M9 as its new flagship handset. Luxury design, new components, a revised Sense experience all fused together as the handset to set 2015 alight. But HTC's plans globally don't reflect those we see in the UK or the US, with a number... Read more

iOS 9 vs iOS 8: What's different or new?

iOS 9 vs iOS 8: What's different or new?

By Elyse Betters

While kicking off its main keynote at the annual Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday, Apple focused on changes to its apps and introduced new software tricks for iPhones and iPads.It demoed fresh Siri capabilities, for instance, and even a new name... Read more

Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Asus ZenWatch: What's the difference?

Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Asus ZenWatch: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Asus has announced the successor to its ZenWatch Android Wear smartwatch at Computex 2015, bringing a number of refinements, as well as two size options. The original ZenWatch was acclaimed for its design and it was by far one of our favourite Android... Read more

Honeywell Evohome vs British Gas Hive Active Heating: What’s the difference?

Honeywell Evohome vs British Gas Hive Active Heating: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Smart heating systems are great, but there are now a number of options available, all of which have their own advantages and disadvantages.Choosing between them and finding the system that will suit your needs best can be difficult as it will depend on... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has quietly announced a new flagship, the Xperia Z3+ smartphone, which is identical to the Xperia Z4 handset that launched in Japan in April. The device was rumoured for several months, first as the Z4 and then more recently as the Z3+ so the launch... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: Protect your SGS6

Best Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: Protect your SGS6

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung Galaxy S6 is a beautiful looking device and one that really steps it up in terms of design compared to its predecessors. There is a 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, 16-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera, all within a stunning... Read more

Honeywell Lyric vs Google Nest: What's the difference?

Honeywell Lyric vs Google Nest: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Honeywell offers a couple of smart heating systems within its portfolio including the multi-zone Evohome and the Single Zone Thermostat. It also has another number up its sleeve though - known as Lyric - and while this smart thermostat is only available... Read more

LG G4 Stylus vs LG G4c vs LG G4: What's the difference?

LG G4 Stylus vs LG G4c vs LG G4: What's the difference?

By Rik Henderson

The LG G4 is finally making its way into UK and US hands, with the handset shipping to "key markets" this week. But LG is not finished yet. It has announced a couple of additional smartphones that fit into the LG G4 family: the LG G4 Stylus and LG G4c.And... Read more

Honeywell Evohome vs Tado 2.0: What’s the difference?

Honeywell Evohome vs Tado 2.0: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

There are several smart heating systems available, all of which offer the ability to control your heating remotely from a smartphone or tablet.Each system also has a variety of features though, and it will depend on what it is you want from your heating... Read more

Fitness trackers in the wild: Misfit vs Withings vs Fitbit vs Samsung vs Huawei

Fitness trackers in the wild: Misfit vs Withings vs Fitbit vs Samsung vs Huawei

By Britta O'Boyle

Monitoring activity has become a massive trend. There are countless activity trackers available from standard rubber bands, to Swiss Made watches, all of which will tell you how many steps you've taken, how far you have travelled, and plenty more.But... Read more

LG G4 vs LG G Flex 2: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs LG G Flex 2: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced the LG G4 at the end of April, bringing with it a 5.5-inch QHD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera. It joins the January-launched LG G Flex 2 in the company's line-up of flagship... Read more

11 best electric and hybrid supercars: Over 1,300hp from an electric? It's here

11 best electric and hybrid supercars: Over 1,300hp from an electric? It's here

By Luke Edwards

Electric and hybrid supercars are well and truly here. Hypercar level hybrids from Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren are already plastering the walls of many teenage boys' bedrooms the world over. So what's next?There's even more excitement to come with new... Read more

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head.Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... Read more

LG G4 vs Motorola Moto X: Hell for leather showdown

LG G4 vs Motorola Moto X: Hell for leather showdown

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has officially unveiled its new flagship smartphone sporting a 5.5-inch QHD display, 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera and a Snapdragon 808 chipset to keep everything running smoothly.The company has made a big play on the... Read more

LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced its much anticipated LG G4, confirming many of the pre-leaked specs, as well as introduce a few surprises. The new flagship packs in a 5.5-inch QHD display, 16-megaixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front snapper and a 3000mAh battery capacity. The... Read more

LG G4 vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has officially announced the LG G4, introducing the third in the line of big flagship smartphones to launch this year. Both Samsung and HTC used Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back in March to show the world what they had produced, while LG let... Read more

LG G4 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has officially announced its new flagship smartphone, the LG G4, at an event in London. The smartphone has been the subject of many rumours over the last few months, as well as several official announcements, leaving little to the imagination when... Read more

Sony Xperia Z4 vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z4 vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has quietly announced its next flagship, the Xperia Z4 smartphone in Japan. The device has been rumoured for several months and after it didn't appear at Mobile World Congress like some expected, many were speculating a release later this year.Although... Read more

Huawei P8 vs Huawei P8Max: What’s the difference?

Huawei P8 vs Huawei P8Max: What’s the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Huawei may have dropped the Ascend name but it's continued to up the quality of its smartphones and unleashed not one but two variants in the P8 and P8Max.The Huawei P8Max is a whopper of a smartphone, or a small tablet depending on how you look at it,... Read more

Huawei P8 vs Huawei Ascend P7: What's the difference?

Huawei P8 vs Huawei Ascend P7: What's the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Huawei offers high spec smartphones for lower prices than the competition. It's pushing its smartphone quality to a higher level with the new P8.The Huawei P8 is thinner with a bigger screen and better camera – but the improvements don't stop there.... Read more

Apple Watch vs Pebble Time Steel: Which one should you choose?

Apple Watch vs Pebble Time Steel: Which one should you choose?

By Elyse Betters

In just a few hours of being made available on Kickstarter, Pebble's new smartwatch, Time, became the most successful crowd-funded campaign of all time. But surprisingly the company wasn't done with new product announcements.At Mobile World Congress,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9: Which handset should you choose?

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9: Which handset should you choose?

By Chris Hall

Mobile World Congress was about two things: HTC and Samsung. Both launched new flagship devices, with similar launch dates, looking to dominate 2015 with new devices.We've now lived with both devices, so to help you decide which it worth your money we're... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge: What are the best deals?

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge: What are the best deals?

By Rik Henderson

Samsung lifted the lid off its two new flagship Android smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2015, with standard and curved display variants.The Samsung Galaxy S6 will be the slightly cheaper of the two, with a flat, conventional style 5.1-inch screen,... Read more

New Roku 2 vs new Roku 3: What's the difference? (Hint - it's the remote)

New Roku 2 vs new Roku 3: What's the difference? (Hint - it's the remote)

By Elyse Betters

Roku has refreshed its streaming device lineup.The company now offers the Roku streaming stick, Roku 1, Roku 2, and Roku 3. It has updated its Roku 2 and Roku 3 devices, making the new Roku 2 identical to the new Roku 3 in terms of performance.The new... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast vs Roku Streaming Stick: What's the difference?

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast vs Roku Streaming Stick: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Amazon's Fire TV stick has finally come to the UK, months after first launching in the US. It's now available to pre-order from Amazon.co.uk, with shipping to begin on 15 April. And it will only set you back £35.With so many HDMI dongles, set-top boxes... Read more

HTC One M8s vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

HTC One M8s vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

There's a new M8 in town, which might have caught you by surprise, as HTC has only just launched a new flagship, the HTC One M9. However, the HTC One M8s isn't a rival to the top phone on the spec sheet, even if it does come with the stunning design... Read more

HTC One M9: What are the best deals?

HTC One M9: What are the best deals?

By Rik Henderson

HTC officially lifted the lid on its latest flagship Android phone during Mobile World Congress, and the handset has now hit the shelves.The HTC One M9 is a 5-inch device with a 1080p display, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor and 3GB of RAM. It comes... Read more

Best HTC One M9 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

Best HTC One M9 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC unveiled its latest flagship Android smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - the HTC One M9 - featuring a 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display, octa-core Snapdragon 810 chip and 3GB of RAM. The HTC One M9 follows the same design principals as its... Read more

Meerkat vs Periscope: What's the difference?

Meerkat vs Periscope: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

There's no doubt about it: Meerkat and Periscope are the new "in" apps.Instagram and Vine are so yesterday, because living in the now is what people want, or at least that's what it seems like, as everyone has been talking about live streaming in recent... Read more

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

By Luke Edwards

Cabling the world to spread internet access is an expensive and time consuming process, especially when taking to the skies for wireless coverage is far easier. That's why Google, Facebook and now Elon Musk's SpaceX are all heading towards the stars to... Read more

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 cameras: A quick performance comparison

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 cameras: A quick performance comparison

By Chris Hall

We've just reviewed the HTC One M9, HTC's flagship for 2015. One of the aims of this new device was to address the criticism of the camera on the HTC One M8.In the process of testing this camera for our review, we wanted to compare its photos to a couple... Read more

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC announced a new flagship handset, the HTC One M9, at Mobile World Congress 2015. We've now fully reviewed that phone, the replacement for last year's popular One M8.At first glance it looks to be very similar to the M8. So is this more of the same,... Read more