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Best cars of CES 2018: Byton, Toyota, Kia and more
Best cars of CES 2018: Byton, Toyota, Kia and more By Joe Simpson

CES has very much become a car show over the past few years. In fact, the entire North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Centre is dedicated to cars and car technology.While 2018 wasn't quite as bumper a show for new metal as 2017 was, the tech was arguably... Read more

Best headphones of CES 2018: B&O Play, Audio-Technica, JBL, Sony and more
Best headphones of CES 2018: B&O Play, Audio-Technica, JBL, Sony and more By Cam Bunton

If there's one thing you can be sure of at CES in Las Vegas each year, it's brand new headphones from all your favourite audio companies. 2018 is no different, and a plethora of new in-ear and on-ear headphones have landed.  CES 2018: TVs, smart displays,... Read more

Pocket-lint Best of CES 2018 Awards: The 15 top gadgets, TVs, laptops and more
Pocket-lint Best of CES 2018 Awards: The 15 top gadgets, TVs, laptops and more By Rik Henderson

CES is the world's largest consumer electronics trade show and each January we travel to Las Vegas to see thousands of new gadgets, gizmos and home entertainment products that will be appearing on the high street over the coming year.But of those, what... Read more

Best smart home devices of CES 2018: Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant everywhere
Best smart home devices of CES 2018: Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant everywhere By Adrian Willings

Along with a wealth of new televisions, laptops and other tech, CES is increasingly packed with connected devices for the home. This year it's all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant with a multitude of new devices including the voice assistants. We're... Read more

Top TVs of CES 2018: Sony, Panasonic, LG and more
Top TVs of CES 2018: Sony, Panasonic, LG and more By Chris Hall

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, held annually in January in Las Vegas is traditionally the launch platform for a new era of TVs. If you're looking to buy a one of the best new TVs - perhaps to watch the 2018 Fifa World Cup - or just because it's... Read more

Best laptops of CES 2018: All the laptops that matter so far
Best laptops of CES 2018: All the laptops that matter so far By Adrian Willings

The Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place in Vegas every January is back for 2018 and we've been rushing around the show floors looking for all the best in upcoming tech. Companies usually use CES to showcase the latest updates to their laptops,... Read more

Echo Show vs Lenovo Smart Display vs JBL Link View: New year, new smart display devices
Echo Show vs Lenovo Smart Display vs JBL Link View: New year, new smart display devices By Chris Hall

While Amazon's Alexa is liberally stamping itself all over the world of technology, the fight isn't yet over, with Google staging what might look like the defence of Rorke's Drift. The announcement of new Google Assistant-equipped rivals to the Echo... Read more

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?
New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference? By Dan Grabham

Dell’s XPS 13 has been one of the best ultraportable laptops since it was first launched back in early 2012. It was part of Intel’s initial push into what it decided to call "ultrabooks".Now there is a 2018 model, the Dell XPS 13 (9370), which features... Read more

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own
37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

Have you just got an Xbox One or a new Xbox One S, getting one soon or are you simply looking for something to play? Well, you've come to the right place.It's been a busy time for gaming since the Xbox One first launched in November 2013, with a stack... Read more

Best budgeting apps: 6 apps to take control of your finances
Best budgeting apps: 6 apps to take control of your finances By Britta O'Boyle

Keeping track of finances can be a tricky thing to do, especially if you have more than one account or any kind of credit or store card. Money comes in, money goes out and there is the classic saying, the more you earn the more you spend.It doesn't matter... Read more

Best dieting apps: 8 apps to help you lose weight
Best dieting apps: 8 apps to help you lose weight By Britta O'Boyle

January is here which means you'll probably have started drawing up a long list of New Year's resolutions that you have every determination of sticking to. There might be a certain place or activity on there, mixed in with a few other things like... Read more

Best iPad mini cases: Protect your 7.9-inch Apple tablet
Best iPad mini cases: Protect your 7.9-inch Apple tablet By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's iPad mini 4 was announced as the replacement for the iPad mini 3 way back in September 2015. It starts at £419 and it is the smallest tablet in the iPad portfolio with its 7.9-inch display, which is the same as the original iPad mini, iPad... Read more

37 best PS4 games every gamer should own
37 best PS4 games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

Over the years, the PlayStation 4 has matured into a fine games console and no mistake. The system software tweaks have added all manner of extra features, including support for external hard drives and high dynamic range (HDR) visuals.And then, of course,... Read more

Best Beats headphones: Which Beats are right for you?
Best Beats headphones: Which Beats are right for you? By Max Langridge

Beats headphones have gone through various iterations over the years and following the company's acquisition by Apple, they are more popular than ever. Their signature bass-focused sound has remained a constant throughout the series' development, too,... Read more

21 best Nintendo Switch games every gamer should own
21 best Nintendo Switch games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

The Nintendo Switch has been a massive success story for a company previously rocked by the poor sales of the Wii U.It's easy to see why. It's an amazing games console for starters, able to be played on a big screen at home when docked and out and about... Read more

Norad Tracks Santa vs Google Santa Tracker: Which tracks Father Christmas best?
Norad Tracks Santa vs Google Santa Tracker: Which tracks Father Christmas best? By Elyse Betters

Christmas Eve is this weekend, and that means the big man is almost here to deliver presents. There are two really good options for the young and old to keep abreast of the movements of Father Christmas online.One is from NORAD and Microsoft combined,... Read more

Which Amazon Kindle is best for you?
Which Amazon Kindle is best for you? By Chris Hall

The Kindle reader is one of the most popular choices for ebook reading, letting you read your favourite books on a digital device, without the drawbacks that come with using a tablet or smartphone.Not only is the Kindle power efficient, meaning it will... Read more

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One: Which should you choose?
Nintendo Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One: Which should you choose? By Rik Henderson

With the Nintendo Switch doing remarkably well and Microsoft poised to release the Xbox One X, you could be forgiven for being stumped when it comes to your next console choice - especially on the build up to Christmas. The PS4 Pro is even winking... Read more

Google Pixelbook vs Microsoft Surface Laptop: What's the difference?
Google Pixelbook vs Microsoft Surface Laptop: What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

If you're a student who wants an easy-to-use, high-end hybrid laptop, you have two main options: Pixelbook and Surface Laptop.The Pixelbook is essentially a glorified Chromebook, a cloud-based laptop geared toward the education market. However, Chromebook... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference?
Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Galaxy S8: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced the Galaxy A8, a new mid-range device that adopts some of the S8's skills.If the A8 name sounds familiar, that's because there was a phone launched in 2015 of the same name. Well rest assured, this is a whole lot more exciting than... Read more

Best DNA testing kits: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy
Best DNA testing kits: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy By Elyse Betters

Most everyone wants to know where they come from or whether their susceptible to diseases linked to their family's health history. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to this sort of information, usually because their ancestry isn't well documented.... Read more

RingCentral vs Grasshopper vs Vonage: What's the difference?
RingCentral vs Grasshopper vs Vonage: What's the difference? By Pocket-lint Promotion

RingCentral isn't the only cloud-based phone system available for small businesses.There's also Grasshopper and Vonage, for instance. But how do they compare or differ? Is one better than the other? Which is more feature-rich? Is one more affordable the... Read more

Google Home vs Google Home Mini vs Google Home Max: Which Google Home speaker should you buy?
Google Home vs Google Home Mini vs Google Home Max: Which Google Home speaker should you buy? By Max Langridge

After releasing a lone Home smart speaker in 2016, Google added two new products to the mix in 2017 in the form of the Home Mini and the Home Max. The first two - Google Home and Google Home Mini - have had prices slashed for Black Friday to compete... Read more

Xbox One X vs Xbox One S: What's the difference?
Xbox One X vs Xbox One S: What's the difference? By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has finally unleashed the Xbox One X and it is dubbed the "most powerful" games machine yet.You can read our full, in-depth review here: Xbox One X review: Stacked with power and potential. But, how does it rate alongside the cheaper, existing... Read more

Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy?
Amazon Fire 7 vs Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: Which Fire tablet should you buy? By Chris Hall

Amazon's Fire tablets continue to offer a popular alternative to the iPad, and with the choices of Android tablets reducing over the past few years, the Fire family has offered affordable tablets that do just about everything you need. But with three... Read more

Why great sharpness is important for your next TV choice
Why great sharpness is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

Unless you've had your head buried in AV sand the past couple of years, you'll know that the world has gone crazy for 4K. Pretty much every TV you can buy now is 4K Ultra HD. There are 4K Blu-ray players and discs. Netflix and Amazon stream in 4K. Even... Read more

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?
Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? By Britta O'Boyle

Decided you want an Apple laptop, but you're not sure which one is the right one for you? You've come to the right place. With six MacBook models available before you even consider configuration options, it's not an easy decision, or a simple one.This... Read more

Best of the LA Auto Show 2017 in pictures: BMW, Mercedes, Mazda and more
Best of the LA Auto Show 2017 in pictures: BMW, Mercedes, Mazda and more By Joe Simpson

In recent years the big American car shows – Detroit and LA – have been overshadowed by January's CES, which has become a significant car show and the place to be for leading car-related tech and futuristic stuff.Nonetheless, with Southern California... Read more

Best outdoor smart home cameras: See outside your home anytime
Best outdoor smart home cameras: See outside your home anytime By Britta O'Boyle

There are plenty of smart home security cameras available to help you keep an eye on the inside of your home from wherever you may be, but there are also now a number of options for keeping check on the outside too.In the past, security systems for around... Read more

Roku Express vs Roku Express+ vs Roku Streaming Stick vs Roku Streaming Stick+ vs Roku Ultra: What's the difference?
Roku Express vs Roku Express+ vs Roku Streaming Stick vs Roku Streaming Stick+ vs Roku Ultra: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

Roku has a simple offering of just two players in the UK, but in the US it's an entirely different story. There are five devices to choose from, from the entry-level Roku Express and Roku Express+ to the 4K HDR-compatible Streaming Stick+ and Roku Ultra.All... Read more

Which Roku media streamer is best for you? All the options explained
Which Roku media streamer is best for you? All the options explained By Max Langridge

There are plenty of media streamers around but few offer as extensive range of apps and channels as Roku.The company has been manufacturing online streaming boxes for several years, including a couple of Now TV boxes as Sky owns a share in the firm,... Read more

Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals: Console and game deals
Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals: Console and game deals By Rik Henderson

When the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, it sold out everywhere and has since been so popular that few deals or offers have been available for the console or its games.That's been very much the story with sales periods too - Switch has... Read more

Best Xbox One Black Friday UK deals: Great bundles for Xbox One X
Best Xbox One Black Friday UK deals: Great bundles for Xbox One X By Rik Henderson

It's an exciting time for Microsoft and, specifically, the Xbox team. Not only is Christmas hurtling towards us, and therefore an ideal opportunity to entice more gamers with cheap Xbox One S deals, the Xbox One X only recently launched - the machine... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK PlayStation 4 deals: Amazing PS4 Pro deals
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK PlayStation 4 deals: Amazing PS4 Pro deals By Rik Henderson

With Christmas coming, you might be thinking of finally giving in to temptation and buying yourself or loved one a PlayStation 4. And although the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are almost over, there are still some deals to be had.There are a... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 UK camera deals: DSLR, compact, mirrorless and action camera bargains
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 UK camera deals: DSLR, compact, mirrorless and action camera bargains By Mike Lowe

Black Friday may have passed us, but now it's all about Cyber Monday to snap - geddit? - up camera deals at a cut of the usual price.So whether you're looking for a compact, mirrorless or DSLR camera, we'll be updating this page to bring together the... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK laptop deals: Acer, Asus, Lenovo and more
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK laptop deals: Acer, Asus, Lenovo and more By Adrian Willings

Black Friday is over now we're into Cyber Monday. As with previous years, there are loads of savings on laptops, netbooks and notebooks to be had – so plenty of opportunity to grab a bargain in time for Christmas or as a treat for yourself.If you're... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK phone deals: Apple iPhone 8, Samsung S8 and Pixel 2 sales
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK phone deals: Apple iPhone 8, Samsung S8 and Pixel 2 sales By Chris Hall

There's no doubt that the smartphone is king. It's probably the device that you use the most, covet the most and pay the most for, on a regular basis. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 already getting underway for many phone retailers already,... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK fitness tracker deals: Garmin, Polar, Samsung and more
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK fitness tracker deals: Garmin, Polar, Samsung and more By Chris Hall

Black Friday has turned into the biggest shopping day of the year with loads of deals running through to Cyber Monday so you can save yourself a packet in the run-up to Christmas.With fitness trackers and sports watches being top of the list for many... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK games deals: Forza, Uncharted, Mario and more
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK games deals: Forza, Uncharted, Mario and more By Mike Lowe

The Black Friday sales are continuing and Cyber Monday is underway, which means there are lots of games and console bundle bargains to be had for PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch.If you're after a console bundle, follow the links below. If it's individual... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK headphones and speaker deals: Bose, Beats, Sony bargains
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK headphones and speaker deals: Bose, Beats, Sony bargains By Cam Bunton

Black Friday week has officially kicked off across all the popular online and high street retailers, meaning you can snag a plethora of your favourite gadgets for much less than they'd normally cost. Music fans aren't ignored this year, with plenty available... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK tablet deals: Apple, Amazon Fire, Huawei, Lenovo and Acer tablet bargains
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK tablet deals: Apple, Amazon Fire, Huawei, Lenovo and Acer tablet bargains By Britta O'Boyle

With Christmas coming up fast, sales season is picking up the pace, especially as Black Friday and Cyber Monday are upon us.There's no better time to snaffle a quality Christmas present for a loved one or even yourself, and why not a shiny new tablet?Plenty... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK TV deals: 4K, HDR, OLED TVs and more
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK TV deals: 4K, HDR, OLED TVs and more By Max Langridge

Black Friday has been and gone and emptied our wallets in the process. But now we're onto Cyber Monday, which means more deals on TVs are there for the taking.Whether you're looking to get yourself a new TV for Christmas, or if you're more interested... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK smart home deals: Huge Ring, Nest, Hive and Google Home discounts
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK smart home deals: Huge Ring, Nest, Hive and Google Home discounts By Chris Hall

Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend is brilliant news for anyone looking to make their home smarter with the latest technology but for less than it would cost you the rest of the year.The deals started early in 2017, with some major discounts on devices... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday smartwatch deals: Apple, Samsung, Fossil and other smartwatches at great prices
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday smartwatch deals: Apple, Samsung, Fossil and other smartwatches at great prices By Adrian Willings

With Black Friday now turning into Cyber Monday the deals keep on coming and there are plenty of smartwatch bargains to be had.With a range of smartwatches being produced by various manufacturers including Apple, Samsung, Pebble and more, there are plenty... Read more

Why great picture source processing is important for your next TV choice
Why great picture source processing is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

When it comes to great TV picture quality, it all starts at the beginning.If a TV doesn't immediately recognise the type and quality of the source images it's receiving and deal with any inherent flaws they might contain right away, any subsequent attempts... Read more

Amazon Black Friday deals 2017: Best deals and tips on how to get them
Amazon Black Friday deals 2017: Best deals and tips on how to get them By Elyse Betters

Amazon is doing all it can to get you to visit Amazon.com.Every year, starting the week before Thanksgiving Day and stretching until Cyber Monday, it rolls out all the stops to keep you locked on Amazon and spending all your hard-earned cash. It's a 10-day... Read more

Best Black Friday US games deals: Wolfenstein II for $24.99, WWE 2K18 and more
Best Black Friday US games deals: Wolfenstein II for $24.99, WWE 2K18 and more By Rik Henderson

You can get Black Friday bargains across the board today and through the weekend, especially if you're a US gamer.As well as discounts on consoles, you can find some amazing deals on the games themselves. Amazon.com, for example, has plenty of great games... Read more

SNES Classic Mini back in stock and only £79.99 for Black Friday
SNES Classic Mini back in stock and only £79.99 for Black Friday By Rik Henderson

After the SNES Classic Mini console pre-order round, it has been a devil to get hold of the machine unless you happened to get your order in early doors. And by early, we mean within the first 30 seconds or so of pre-orders opening.The good news is that... Read more