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All-new Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?

All-new Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?

By Rik Henderson

Amazon's Fire TV devices are the company's fastest selling products of all time, beating both the Kindle and Fire tablets. The range allows you to access and stream a variety of content, including Amazon's own The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard... Read more

Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbell vs Doorbell 2 vs Doorbell Pro: What's the difference?

Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbell vs Doorbell 2 vs Doorbell Pro: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest announced it will be bringing out a video doorbell at some point in 2018, called Hello. The company already offers various smart home devices including its popular Learning Thermostat and various cameras for both indoor and outdoor, but a video... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 8 vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's new iPhones have finally been announced following months and months of speculation. They come in the form of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and a more premium model called the iPhone X but Apple is still selling the iPhone 7 models and the iPhone 6S models.That... Read more

Nest Thermostat E vs Nest Thermostat 3.0: What's the difference?

Nest Thermostat E vs Nest Thermostat 3.0: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nest announced a new, cheaper version of its learning thermostat at the end of August, designed to be more accessible thanks to its $169 price point.The big question is how does Nest Thermostat E compared to the more expensive, $249 Nest Thermostat... Read more

Best Apple Watch accessories: Protect and personalise your watch

Best Apple Watch accessories: Protect and personalise your watch

By Elyse Betters

The Apple Watch is already on its third generation.App developers and accessory manufacturers alike have had three to get their hands on Apple Watch, so that means they've had time to scratch their heads and dream up something disruptive that'll add value... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 vs Series 2 vs Series 1 vs Apple Watch (2015): What's the difference?

Apple Watch Series 3 vs Series 2 vs Series 1 vs Apple Watch (2015): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced a new smartwatch at the beginning of September in the form of the Apple Watch Series 3, available in GPS only or GPS and Cellular models. The new smartwatch sits alongside the Apple Watch Series 1, which is essentially the same as the... Read more

Best of the Frankfurt Auto Show 2017 in pictures: Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, Kia and more

Best of the Frankfurt Auto Show 2017 in pictures: Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, Kia and more

By Joe Simpson

The Frankfurt Auto Show is Europe's biggest car show — quite literally, as we already have sores on our feet from the 12 miles walked on day one.Despite a series of high-profile absentees in 2017 — there's no Volvo, Peugeot, Fiat, Alfa, Jeep, Mitsubishi,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8 in August, expanding its 2017 flagship line up with another stunning device, this time with stylus functionality.The Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on the other hand, are coming up to a year old now but they are still... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced its Galaxy Note 8 on 23 August, eight days before LG announced its second flagship smartphone of 2017 - the LG V30.The Galaxy Note 8 brings with it a lovely design with an almost all-screen front, a dual rear camera and an all-new... Read more

LG V30 vs LG V20: What's the difference?

LG V30 vs LG V20: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced its second flagship smartphone of 2017 at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The smartphone comes in the form of the LG V30, succeeding the V20 that launched in September last year.Although in the past the V series hasn't been... Read more

LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced its second flagship of 2017 at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The company revealed the LG V30 during its press conference on 31 August, offering a great design and great specs.Question is, how does it compare to LG's current... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's next Note device was unveiled at an event on 23 August in New York following months of rumours. The new Galaxy Note 8 joins the Galaxy S8 and S8+ as the company's third flagship smartphone in 2017, adding a stylus to the mix.The question is,... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases: Protect your new 6.3-inch phablet

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases: Protect your new 6.3-inch phablet

By Elyse Betters

If you bought the Note 8, you'll want to protect your investment.Samsung's new Galaxy Note 8 has just been announced, and it's priced at £869 in the UK, which isn't exactly cheap. It would suck to get this device, then drop it within the first week of... Read more

Best US contract deals available today for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Best US contract deals available today for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

By Hassan Mohammed

Here we round up the best handset deals available to you in the US for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. With many phones looking like clones, or brands nonchalantly pushing out the same old design year-on-year, Samsung is in that favourable position... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 7: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 7: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung officially unveiled the new Note 8 on 23 August at its Unpacked event in New York. The new Galaxy Note 8 succeeds the Galaxy Note 7, a device that started off as an excellent smartphone until battery issues saw it discontinued, leaving Note users... Read more

Nokia 8 vs HTC U 11: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs HTC U 11: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nokia announced its 2017 flagship smartphone at an event in August in the form of the Nokia 8. It joins the company's portfolio of three Android devices that were introduced at the beginning of the year, but it brings more advanced hardware and a couple... Read more

Essential Phone vs Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the difference?

Essential Phone vs Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the difference?

By Cam Bunton

Andy Rubin, one of the original creators of Android, is back with a bang. The Essential Phone looks to give you as much as possible from a device without bogging you down with technology that gets in the way.It's minimalist, durable and has an amazing... Read more

Essential Phone (PH-1) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

Essential Phone (PH-1) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

The Essential Phone, or PH-1, is the latest in the line up of Android smartphones. It comes from one of the original creators of the Android platform, Andy Rubin, and it has been designed with minimalism and durability in mind. It has an edge-to-edge... Read more

Nokia 8 vs Nokia 6 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs Nokia 6 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Nokia announced three Android devices at Mobile World Congress at the beginning of the year as it began its fight back into smartphones. Since then, it has now launched a fourth model, looking to sit at the top of its portfolio, whilst taking on the... Read more

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Nokia has announced a fourth Android smartphone to its 2017 portfolio. The company, which is now under the brand HMD Global, announced the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in March but the true flagship contender comes in the form of the Nokia 8.How does the... Read more

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

By Britta O'Boyle

There are three ways to get access to Sky's content. The options are the Now TV or Now TV Smart Box route or the Sky Q route, choosing either the standard option or the Silver offering. The question is, which is the right service for you?   This... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced a rugged version of its super Galaxy S8 smartphone. The company has described the Galaxy S8 Active as the "toughest Galaxy yet", adding various alterations that turn the S8 into a more suitable device for those in the construction... Read more

Best Raspberry Pi cases: Protect your tiny supercomputer

Best Raspberry Pi cases: Protect your tiny supercomputer

By Max Langridge

The Raspberry Pi is a marvel of modern computing. The English made device packs some seriously impressive specs onto a board and even gives you change from £40. But where costs have been saved is in protection.If you don't have a case on your Raspberry... Read more

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E4 vs Moto G5 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E4 vs Moto G5 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has already announced several smartphones in 2017, 10 if you're counting.There are two Moto Cs, two Moto Es, four Moto Gs and two Moto Zs so far and based on the rumours, that won't be the last we hear from the Lenovo-owned company before the... Read more

Best in-ear headphones: 10 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones

Best in-ear headphones: 10 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones

By Max Langridge

Most smartphones will come bundled with a pair of free in-ear headphones, but more often than not they're not exactly high-quality. For occasional music listeners they're fine, but if you want to get the most out of your tunes then an upgrade is in order.When... Read more

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus vs G5S vs G5S Plus: What are all these Moto phones?

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus vs G5S vs G5S Plus: What are all these Moto phones?

By Britta O'Boyle

Lenovo has already announced nine Motorola smartphones this year. Yes nine. Four of those sit in the Moto G range with the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus released at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the newer, "special edition" Moto G5S and Moto G5S... Read more

LG Q6 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

LG Q6 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has a new smartphone that goes by the name LG Q6 and it will go on sale in Korea at the beginning of August, with key markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas following.The device is being dubbed a mini G6 thanks to its FullVision... Read more

Motorola Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z vs Moto Z Force: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z vs Moto Z Force: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has announced a second Moto Z device in the form of the Moto Z2 Force. It joins the Moto Z2 Play as the tougher and more premium device and with it marks the last of the Z devices being announced this year.That means there will be no "standard"... Read more

Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z2 Play: What's the difference?

Moto Z2 Force vs Moto Z2 Play: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

There will be no second-generation Moto Z2 in 2017. Instead it's a choice between the battery-heavy Z2 Play or all-powerful Z2 Force (which isn't a Verizon exclusive in the States like the original Z Droid model, hence name change).At first glance both... Read more

Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, IKEA, Osram and more

Best smart lighting: Philips Hue, IKEA, Osram and more

By Britta O'Boyle

Having a smarthome isn't just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating, you can also get clever lights too and that doesn't just mean smartphone control, it means all sorts of great features.You switch lights on or off everyday and they... Read more

Best cable management solutions: Keep your desk, TV and mobile cables tidy

Best cable management solutions: Keep your desk, TV and mobile cables tidy

By Cam Bunton

If you're anything like every other human being on earth, you'll likely have (or at some point, had) a giant monster of a messy cables somewhere. Whether it's on the floor near your TV stand, behind your PC, near your bedside table or just in your backpack.... Read more

Best Buy's Black Friday in July: All the best deals in one place

Best Buy's Black Friday in July: All the best deals in one place

By Elyse Betters

Not to be outdone by Amazon, Best Buy is holding its own summer sale.Amazon recently held a Prime Day event, which, to put it mildly, was a huge success and had everyone wondering if Amazon had managed to topple Black Friday, a massive shopping sale extravaganza... Read more

Best smart thermostat: Nest, Hive, Tado, Honeywell and more

Best smart thermostat: Nest, Hive, Tado, Honeywell and more

By Britta O'Boyle

Clever heating systems have really come into their own over the last couple of years, with several solutions available to allow you to control your heating using your smartphone.The systems that exist all look to make it simpler and easier to control... Read more

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2017 US: All the best deals in one spot

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2017 US: All the best deals in one spot

By Elyse Betters

Amazon Prime Day is nearly here, starting at 9pm EST this evening (Monday 10 July).This is an annual, day-long event exclusive to paid Amazon Prime subscribers across the world. That means, if you're a Prime member, the next 30 hours will be filled to... Read more

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2017 UK: Super cheap TVs, Kindles, consoles, smartphones, Echo and more

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2017 UK: Super cheap TVs, Kindles, consoles, smartphones, Echo and more

By Rik Henderson

Amazon Prime Day is well underway and you have until the end of play tonight, Tuesday 11 July, to grab yourself some incredible bargains. It ends at midnight and when the deals are gone, they're gone. All the latest upcoming Prime deals LIVE Deals of... Read more

The best July fourth tech deals

The best July fourth tech deals

By Hassan Mohammed

Happy July 4! To celebrate, we have rounded up the best July fourth 2017 deals available today in the world of tech. July 4 offers and dealsSamsung have a great July fourth offer where if you purchase a Samsung S8, you will receive a $200 gift card.... Read more

Original iPhone vs iPhone 7: What's the difference 10 years on?

Original iPhone vs iPhone 7: What's the difference 10 years on?

By Cam Bunton

Today, 29 June 2017, is 10 years to the day since the original Apple iPhone hit store shelves in the US. It's arguably the most significant mobile device ever launched, and no device before or since has had such a big impact on the market.Simply put,... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

By Mike Lowe

When the Canon EOS 5D MkIV burst onto the pro camera scene in 2016, it hit so many tick boxes that, well, few other full-frame cameras seemed to be worth a look-in.Until, that is, looking at the price. The 5D Mark IV is a rather pricey machine - it's... Read more

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

If you're looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone then Honor's unveiling of the Honor 9 may well have sparked your interest - and not just because of its spangly Sapphire Blue finish. For this £380 phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck.Compared... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its 2017 flagship, the OnePlus 5, which will be available from 27 June.There have been several rumours surrounding the new handset over the last few months, but with everything now official, how does it compete against its rivals?Here... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus' next flagship killer has been stealing headlines over the last few weeks with several confirmations from the company itself prior to the launch. Now all the details are official though with the OnePlus 5 arriving seven months after the OnePlus... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its new "flagship killer" smartphone in the form of the OnePlus 5. The new device will hit shelves on 27 June for under £500, but how does it compare to its competition?We've put the OnePlus 5 up against the LG G6, Galaxy S8 and... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus revealed its new flagship, the OnePlus 5, on 20 June. The next "flagship killer" has some stiff competition on its hands this year though, perhaps more so than ever, with Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ already out there, as well as LG's G6 and... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its 2017 flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5. The new device hits shelves on 27 June bringing plenty of power for under £500, but how does it compare to its rivals?We've compared the OnePlus 5 to the Samsung Galaxy S8 in a separate... Read more

Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to 2017-2018

Best upcoming Nintendo Switch games to look forward to 2017-2018

By Mike Lowe

After the flop of the Wii U, Nintendo is looking to be on fine form with its Switch console. The home-meets-portable console was introduced in March 2017, along with Zelda: The Breath of the Wild, which might well be game of the year, and the company... Read more

Best roaming plans: Which is the cheapest network for EU and abroad?

Best roaming plans: Which is the cheapest network for EU and abroad?

By Britta O'Boyle

Roaming data charges have been scrapped by the European Commission in its 28 member countries entirely from 15 June 2017.You will now be able to use your bundled texts, minutes and mobile data anywhere in the European Union without it costing you any... Read more

Moto E4 vs Moto E4 Plus vs Moto E3 (2015): What's the difference?

Moto E4 vs Moto E4 Plus vs Moto E3 (2015): What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

Given the announcement of the ultra-budget Moto C and refresh of Moto G (in the G5 and G5 Plus models) in 2017, we weren't entirely convinced that Lenovo would continue to produce the Moto E series.But produce it has, and in two guises: the Moto E4... Read more

Apple MacBook Pro (2017) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

Apple MacBook Pro (2017) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Apple's new MacBook Pro arrived in October 2016, with a Touch Bar in place of function keys and a hefty price tag. It was then updated in June 2017 with new specs, as was the MacBook Air, while the company also announced new iMacs.Before you spend all... Read more

Apple MacBook Pro (2017) vs Apple MacBook Air: What's the difference?

Apple MacBook Pro (2017) vs Apple MacBook Air: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Apple hasn't officially killed the MacBook Air yet, but it hasn't redesigned it recently either, choosing to give it a slight bump in specs at WWDC in June only, which it also did to the newer MacBook Pros.There are six Apple MacBook laptops to choose... Read more