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The best Bluetooth headphones 2018: Top on-ear or over-ear wireless headphones
The best Bluetooth headphones 2018: Top on-ear or over-ear wireless headphones By Mike Lowe

With more phones ditching the 3.5mm headphone socket, there's never been a better time to cut the cord than now.Sure, you can use Lightning headphones if you're an Apple user, but embracing Bluetooth means convenience and pretty much universal compatibility... Read more

The best budget phone 2018: Top cheap phones for under £200
The best budget phone 2018: Top cheap phones for under £200 By Britta O'Boyle

Just because you want a cheap smartphone doesn't mean you have to compromise on features.There are plenty of bargain budget phones under £200 - often so good that it seems bizarre that a flagship phone costs at least three times as much.  Compare... Read more

The best coffee machines 2018: our pick of the best bean-to-cup, jug, ground and capsule machines
The best coffee machines 2018: our pick of the best bean-to-cup, jug, ground and capsule machines By Dan Grabham

Coffee is a tricky thing to get right. There are so many different preferences, with all sorts of factors contributing to a good cup of coffee.Pocket-lint is here to help though. To give you a hand getting the best cup in your own kitchen, we have rounded... Read more

Best USB-C headphones: Best 'phones for Android devices
Best USB-C headphones: Best 'phones for Android devices By Max Langridge

Following Apple's decision to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone, some Android phone manufacturers have followed suit and opted for USB-C audio instead. The USB Implementers Forum was recently founded, and published an Audio Device 3.0 specification that... Read more

Best Google Assistant headphones: Smart sounds from Bose, Sony, and more
Best Google Assistant headphones: Smart sounds from Bose, Sony, and more By Elyse Betters

Google and its partners have announced that support for Google Assistant is coming to many wireless headphones.Before now, the only stand-out headphones optimised for Google Assistant were the Bose QuietComfort 35 II and Google's own Pixel Buds. Now,... Read more

Honor smartphones compared: Honor 10 vs Honor 9 vs Honor 7 vs Honor 6
Honor smartphones compared: Honor 10 vs Honor 9 vs Honor 7 vs Honor 6 By Chris Hall

Honor is only a few years old - launched as a sub-brand of Chinese manufacturer Huawei in 2014 - but is quickly becoming a brand to be reckoned with. Good value for money, good build quality and some of the latest hardware combines in these handsets.There... Read more

Honor 10 vs Honor 9: What's the difference?
Honor 10 vs Honor 9: What's the difference? By Dan Grabham

Looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone? There are few better than Honor's new flagship. For £399 this phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck - it's super value for that money as you'll see. This latest Honor phone takes a lot of cues... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?
Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei's P20 Pro is the latest flagship from the Chinese manufacturer, presenting just how far the company has come in the last few years. We've already compared it to the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and the regular P20, but here we are looking at how it compares... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: What's the difference?
Huawei P20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

There was a time when you wouldn't compare Huawei and Samsung phones. The fact that you now should is very much a testament to how far Huawei has come with its devices. The Huawei P20 Pro is looking to challenge all smartphone rivals.We've also reviewed... Read more

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?
Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

When Apple Music launched it was with a massive marketing campaign and several celebrities touting how amazing it is, especially when compared to Spotify, another music-streaming service that was getting flak for not paying artists enough.Now that time... Read more

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E5 vs Moto G6 vs Moto X4 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?
Motorola Moto C vs Moto E5 vs Moto G6 vs Moto X4 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you? By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has started updates to its phones for 2018, announcing new Moto E and Moto G devices, meaning there's a huge range of Moto handsets available.There are two Moto Cs, two/three Moto Es, three Moto Gs, the Moto X and two Moto Zs at the moment and... Read more

May the 4th be with you: Best gadgets and toys to celebrate Star Wars day
May the 4th be with you: Best gadgets and toys to celebrate Star Wars day By Elyse Betters

Happy holiday, Star Wars fans!May the 4th is here again - a day in which fans of the space opera celebrate the franchise's film series, books, and culture. This is a global holiday, so chances are you will hear someone say "May the Force/fourth be with... Read more

Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m
Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m By Pocket-lint Promotion

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 + were announced at MWC and is now available to purchase SIM free, upgrade your existing contract, or get a new contract. READ: Five reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE The new phones feature a similar design... Read more

The best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals for June 2018
The best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals for June 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ might have been surpassed by the S9 and S9+ but both are still amazing phones that deliver stacks of features.At the time of release, we said "the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a masterpiece; one with a few brush-strokes out of place, but... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference?
Motorola Moto G6 vs Moto G6 Plus vs Moto G6 Play: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Motorola G a longstanding history as the affordable phone to beat. Well, that used to be the case. However, with the advancement of Chinese competition, Motorola in 2018 is taking a different tack by delivering no less than three Moto G6 phones: the... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ vs LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the difference?
LG G7 ThinQ vs LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

LG has announced the G7 ThinQ, a new flagship for 2018, that will compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S9, Google's Pixel devices and Huawei's P20 handsets.The G7 ThinQ succeeds the LG G6 that launched in February 2017 with its 18:9 ratio display,... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ vs Huawei P20 Pro: What's the difference?
LG G7 ThinQ vs Huawei P20 Pro: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced its 2018 flagship smartphone in the form of the LG G7 ThinQ. The new device succeeds the LG G6 and takes cues from the more recent LG V30 but how does it compare to its competition?We have put it up against the Samsung S9+ and the Google... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?
LG G7 ThinQ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced the G7 ThinQ, its 2018 flagship smartphone that succeeds the LG G6 and takes from the LG V30S ThinQ that arrived more recently.The new device has some stiff competition in the smartphone market though, with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference?
LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the LG G7 ThinQ, following in the footsteps of the LG V30S ThinQ that launched in the latter half of 2017 and succeeding the LG G6 that launched in 2017.The new flagship from the South Korean company... Read more

The best VR headsets to buy 2018
The best VR headsets to buy 2018 By Chris Hall

The age of virtual reality is upon us with a torrent of devices and content appearing over the last couple of years. The idea of VR isn't new of course. It's been circulating in the tech space for a number of years, but recently, the technology has broken... Read more

The best drones 2018: Top rated quadcopters to buy, whatever your budget
The best drones 2018: Top rated quadcopters to buy, whatever your budget By Cam Bunton

From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks, or shipping drugs into prisons – drones are everywhere. But they're not all bad. Companies like Amazon and Dominos are already testing... Read more

Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift: What's the difference?
Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

There are now a few different choices for those looking to get into virtual reality with a number of different VR headsets available at varying prices. At one end of the spectrum that are headsets that use compatible mobile devices for their VR content... Read more

The best indoor wireless security cameras 2018: See inside your home anytime
The best indoor wireless security cameras 2018: See inside your home anytime By Britta O'Boyle

A smart home consists of all sorts of exciting gadgets from app-controlled lighting and heating to robotic vacuum cleaners, but there is one gadget that is likely to be picked first for the smart home cool team - the camera.Smart home cameras will not... Read more

The best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and more
The best wireless chargers 2018 for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and more By Cam Bunton

If you've got a phone with Qi-compatible wireless charging, then we've collected all the best wireless chargers together for you. Like most other wireless charging phones, the Galaxy S9 and latest iPhone models use the standard Qi charging technology. ... Read more

The best portable power banks 2018: Top power packs to take with you
The best portable power banks 2018: Top power packs to take with you By Britta O'Boyle

Battery packs should be superflous but, as advanced as smartphones have become in recent years, battery life is still something they haven't quite nailed.Some will last most of the day, others might get you through most of the evening too, but that's... Read more

Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your Apple device
Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your Apple device By Britta O'Boyle

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may have been replaced by the iPhone 8 duo, but they continue to sell and as ever, still need protecting.  Apple iPhone 7 review Apple iPhone 7 Plus review Luckily, there are plenty of cases out there to protect your new... Read more

7 best running headphones 2018: Top fitness headphones for running or the gym
7 best running headphones 2018: Top fitness headphones for running or the gym By Cam Bunton

When looking for the best running headphones or for the gym, priorities are slightly different to when you're searching out the best headphones for casual listening.Headphones for exercise need to be comfortable and secure fitting as well as being sweat... Read more

The best fitness trackers 2018: Top activity bands to buy today
The best fitness trackers 2018: Top activity bands to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

It can be difficult to know where to start when looking for the best fitness tracker for you. There's such a breadth of choice. But that's where we come in.We've rounded up the top activity trackers available to buy today that we've reviewed here at Pocket-lint.... Read more

The best GPS running watch 2018: The top sports watches to buy today
The best GPS running watch 2018: The top sports watches to buy today By Chris Hall

While the world is now discovering the benefit of a smartwatch, this is home turf for runners. Familiar names persist: Garmin and Polar offer some of the best sports watches, adding the connectivity to give you more from your smartphone, more analysis... Read more

The best GoPro 2018: Which GoPro should you buy today?
The best GoPro 2018: Which GoPro should you buy today? By Cam Bunton

When it comes to the best action camera, GoPro is pretty much the only company to in this day and age. It's still the best all-round experience for both professional video makers and the average consumer. GoPro offers an array of accessories, from small... Read more

Moto G6 vs Moto G5: What's the difference?
Moto G6 vs Moto G5: What's the difference? By Dan Grabham

Motorola has launched the Moto G6 alongside the more powerful G6 Plus and cheaper but long battery life-toting G6 Play. It's a little over a year since we first clapped eyes on the G5 range Plus Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. You can also read... Read more

The best Bluetooth speakers 2018 including top portable speakers for the garden
The best Bluetooth speakers 2018 including top portable speakers for the garden By Max Langridge

Bluetooth speakers come in all different shapes and sizes, from larger options that have the power to fill your whole living room to smaller portables that are great for taking to picnics or moving from room-to-room.Finding the right speaker for you... Read more

Best turntables 2018: The top record players to buy
Best turntables 2018: The top record players to buy By Max Langridge

You'll no doubt have noticed a greater presence of vinyl records in your local music shop, whether it be a chain or an independent store. Vinyl is really making a comeback and audiophiles will argue that's a good thing. The best Bluetooth speakers to... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile two new additions to its Xperia XZ line of smartphones in the Xperia XZ2 and the XZ2 Compact.The two smartphones succeed the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact devices announced just six months ago, bringing a newer duo with improved designs and faster... Read more

The best Android phone 2018: which is the top Android phone to buy today?
The best Android phone 2018: which is the top Android phone to buy today? By Chris Hall

These is our list of the best Android smartphones you can buy today ranked from the best downwards.Whereas Apple gives you the choice of a smaller, larger or super expensive iPhone, Android celebrates variety and you get Android phones at all prices,... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs XZ1 Compact: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs XZ1 Compact: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony's Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are the two most recent phones available in the XZ portfolio, both represent something of a change in direction for the manufacturer. Finally presenting a new design, coupled with the expected upgrade in specs, the two... Read more

Best Web Hosting Services 2018: 10 of the best cloud, VPS and web hosting providers
Best Web Hosting Services 2018: 10 of the best cloud, VPS and web hosting providers By Roland Moore-Colyer

Designing and running your own website, whether for business or pleasure, is now easier than ever thanks to myriad tools and services available. From WordPress to Squarespace and Wix, there are plenty of free or affordable services around for you to setup... Read more

Huawei P20 vs P20 Pro: What's the difference?
Huawei P20 vs P20 Pro: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

For 2018, Huawei has unveiled two mighty impressive top-tier flagship phones: the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. These new handsets not only replace the P10 and P10 Plus from 2017, they're a total - and highfly successful - reimagining. The best Huawei... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Xperia XZ2: What's the difference?
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Xperia XZ2: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

If you are a Sony Mobile fan, you'll know that Sony likes to release Xperia handsets. The new flagship, the Sony Xperia XZ2, was announced in February 2018 and went on sale in April 2018, but there's now a new model, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium.That's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy Note 8: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy Note 8: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has launched new 2018 Galaxy S flagship phones, in the form of the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy S9+ sees a few additional features over the smaller model, including the introduction of dual-rear cameras, which we first saw on the 2017 Galaxy... Read more

21 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now
21 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now By Rik Henderson

After a slow start, 4K Blu-rays are now being released at a fast and frantic pace. Almost every major studio is now embracing the format and, should you own a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player or Xbox One S or X, you can treat yourself to the very best pictures... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has launched the successor to the excellent Galaxy S8+ in the Galaxy S9+ a new flagship device for 2018.The company hasn't changed the design much compared to last year's device, but there are a couple of differences, including a new camera and... Read more

Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now
Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now By Adrian Willings

We've been playing with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for a while now. We've been working our way through the various different games and VR experiences to find the very best currently on offer. With an ever-growing catalogue of games available... Read more

Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE
Seven best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ accessories at EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the most important phone releases of 2018. It comes in two sizes, the Galaxy S9 with a 5.8-inch display and the larger S9+ with a whopping 6.2in screen.Once you've chosen it, you'll need to equip the phone to make the... Read more

Nest Cam Outdoor vs Nest Cam IQ Outdoor: What's the difference?
Nest Cam Outdoor vs Nest Cam IQ Outdoor: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

Google-owned home tech firm Nest has announced a redesigned smart home security camera. It which sees the power, and intelligence of its Nest Cam IQ moving outdoors.This new model is the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor which improves upon the Nest Cam Outdoor... Read more

HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive: What's the difference?
HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

HTC originally announced a new version of the HTC Vive, dubbed the HTC Vive Pro, during CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The company has now confirmed that the new device is available to order and will be shipping 5 April 2018. This new model comes with a number... Read more

This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now
This week's top games to buy: PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam games to get right now By Rik Henderson

Own a PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch or gaming PC and looking for something new to play? You're in luck.This is where we round-up some of the biggest releases available right now, that you can buy for your respective console... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2018): What's the difference?
Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2018): What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad during a special event in March 2018, and it pitched the device squarely at the education market.Last year's 9.7-inch iPad replaced the iPad Air 2. But the new iPad 9.7 (2018) has succeeded that model and is now the... Read more

Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you?
Logitech Crayon vs Apple Pencil: What’s the difference and which one is best for you? By Stuart Miles

Alongside the launch of the new iPad, Apple has teamed up with Logitech to launch a budget version of its Apple Pencil designed for those that don't need all the precision. But how do the two devices compare and which one should you buy? We've played... Read more

Which Apple iPad is best for you? iPad mini vs iPad Air vs iPad vs iPad Pro
Which Apple iPad is best for you? iPad mini vs iPad Air vs iPad vs iPad Pro By Britta O'Boyle

There may not be as much choice as smartphones when it comes to tablets, but there are still a number of decisions to be made.If you are reading this, it is likely you have already decided on the platform, disregarding Android and Windows for iOS, and... Read more