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Fitbit Alta HR vs Charge 2: What's the difference?
Fitbit Alta HR vs Charge 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has no fewer than seven activity trackers in its portfolio. The Alta HR, as you might guess from its name, adds heart rate monitoring to 2016's slim and stylish Alta tracker meaning it starts to step into Fitbit's Charge 2 territory. Starts... Read more

Best US Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 deals: TVs, Consoles, Laptops and more
Best US Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 deals: TVs, Consoles, Laptops and more By Elyse Betters

Ah, 'tis the season again. The season of Christmas sales!This year's sale season begins on Black Friday (the Friday after Thanksgiving in the US) and extends to Cyber Monday (the Monday after Thanksgiving in the US), and it's when companies and retailers... Read more

What Philips Hue smart bulbs are there and which should you buy?
What Philips Hue smart bulbs are there and which should you buy? By Rik Henderson

The Philips Hue smart lighting system has grown dramatically in the last few years, in both popularity and number of available products.And from April, a new Philips Hue Candle bulb will join the fray, fleshing out the product range of connected LED... Read more

OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference?
OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced an upgrade to its OnePlus 5 smartphone. The new device, called the OnePlus 5T, is available to pre-order as of 16 November, five months after the original 2017 flagship from the company.We've compared its specs to the OnePlus... Read more

OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5: What's the difference?
OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced another smartphone at an event in New York on 16 November in the form of the OnePlus 5T. Rumours for the new device increased from zero to multiple in a matter of days earlier in the month but now everything is official.How does it... Read more

OnePlus 5T vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?
OnePlus 5T vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced the OnePlus 5T, its second flagship smartphone of 2017. The new device offers very similar hardware to the OnePlus 5, but it brings with it a 18:9 aspect ratio display, putting it in the same playing field as the likes of the Samsung... Read more

OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference?
OnePlus 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8+: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its second 2017 flagship, the OnePlus 5T, which will be available to pre-order from 16 November and on sale from 21 November.The new handset offers the same hardware as its predecessor, the OnePlus 5, but it brings an 18:9 aspect... Read more

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners revealed
The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners revealed By Rik Henderson

Another year draws to a close but not before we celebrate the finest games, gadgets and other tech treats of the last 12 months in the annual EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. It's time to reveal the winners.You have been voting in your droves, along with... Read more

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?
Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference? By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One X has finally arrived, introducing 4K HDR gaming to the Xbox family. However, there is already a console that does similar, and it has been around for more than a year.The PS4 Pro has been available since the end of 2016 and also provides... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Pistols at dawn for the ultimate face off
Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Pistols at dawn for the ultimate face off By Chris Hall

Apple announced the iPhone X in September, celebrating 10 years of the iPhone with a new premier edition of the handset. Apple says this is the future of smartphones, losing the home button, embracing new technologies and being the biggest shift in iPhone... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the iPhone X during its September event alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The X device brings with it a more exciting design, alongside a number of hardware differences compared to the more standard 8 and 8 Plus.How does it compare... Read more

HTC U11+ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference?
HTC U11+ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced the U11+, a slightly larger, more exciting version of the U11 flagship that appeared earlier this year. The new device follows the trend of super slim bezels and a huge display but without the huge footprint, putting it on par with... Read more

HTC U11+ vs HTC U11: What's the difference?
HTC U11+ vs HTC U11: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new smartphones at an event on 2 November, one of which is the HTC U11+ - a larger version of the HTC U11 that graced us with its presence earlier this year.The HTC U11+ has been heavily rumoured over the last couple of weeks,... Read more

HTC U11 Life vs HTC U11: What's the difference?
HTC U11 Life vs HTC U11: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new U handsets at an event in Taipei. The two devices come in the form of the U11 Life and the U11 Plus, both following on from the U11 flagship that launched earlier this year.The HTC U11 Life has been described as the "little... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Car
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Car By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 will be taking place for the 14th year in a couple of weeks in association with EE. There are 18 categories this year, with a couple of new ones joining and a couple of category splits.Each of the 18 categories has... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Smartwatch
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Smartwatch By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in a couple of weeks, celebrating the best products and devices across 18 categories spanning smartphones and tablets to cars and smartwatches.As usual, we have been running a series of features... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Fitness Gadget
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Fitness Gadget By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in the middle of November, celebrating the best devices and products across 18 categories from smartphones and games to speakers and smartwatches.Each of the 18 categories have between six and... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Gaming/VR Device
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Gaming/VR Device By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just a couple of weeks away, with this year celebrating 18 categories from best smartphone and best camera to best gaming/VR device and best car.To be nominated within our Awards, all products and devices... Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference?
Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Google announced two new flagship smartphones in the form of the Pixel and the Pixel XL at an event in October. The latter is the more progressive of the two devices, with a design that follows the trend of other 2017 flagship devices, such as the Samsung... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Wireless Speaker
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Wireless Speaker By Britta O'Boyle

It's nearly November, which means the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are weeks away. The Awards are turning 14 this year and there will be 18 categories ranging from best smartphone and best tablet to best speaker and best smart home device.Each category... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Smart Home Device
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Smart Home Device By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will take place in the middle of November and that means we will soon be finding out the winners of the 18 categories ranging from smartphone to smarthome. Each category has been narrowed down to between six and eight nominees... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Streaming Service
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Streaming Service By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us, which means in just a few weeks we will be celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including smartphones, TV, laptops and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year,... Read more

Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

If you've considered buying a smart speaker in the last two years, you'll undoubtedly be aware of Amazon's Echo and its Alexa assistant and if you've ever considered multiroom audio, you're almost certain to have come across Sonos. Until very recently,... Read more

Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life
Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life By Max Langridge

Smart clothes are the next step beyond wearables. Despite smart watches and activity trackers just beginning to become popular, smart clothing is already starting to appear.So far there are already items of smart clothing available including t-shirts... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Home Entertainment Device
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Home Entertainment Device By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place for the 14th year in the middle of November. There are 18 categories spanning smartphones, tablets and laptops to games, cars and home entertainment devices, with each nomination being something we... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best TV
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best TV By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in November, celebrating products across 18 categories from smartphones and tablets to wearables and TVs.Each category has between six and eight nominees, whittled down from the hundreds of devices... Read more

Which Heos speaker is best for you? Heos 1, Heos 3, Heos 5, Heos 7, Heos Bar and more
Which Heos speaker is best for you? Heos 1, Heos 3, Heos 5, Heos 7, Heos Bar and more By Max Langridge

Think of multi-room speaker systems and chances are you'll immediately think of Sonos. The company was one of the first out the blocks to get music pumping around your home and since then, many competitors have come along to try and steal some of the... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best In-Ear Headphones
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best In-Ear Headphones By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in November, celebrating the nominations across 18 categories from smartphones and tablets to cameras and headphones.All of the devices and products nominated have been reviewed by us in full over... Read more

Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Mate 9: What's the difference?
Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Mate 9: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei announced the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design at an event in Munich on 16 October. The big-screened devices follow on from last year's Mate 9 but they bring a number of differences with them.We have compared the Mate 10 and Mate... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Headphones
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Headphones By Britta O'Boyle

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us for the 14th year and as usual, we have been delivering a series of features, highlighting the nominees within each of the 18 categories.Each feature offers a little bit about why we love each of... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Laptop
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Laptop By Britta O'Boyle

It's that time of year again where the team here at Pocket-lint is gearing up ready for our annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, in association with EE. Our awards are now in their 14th year and with them will come 18 categories, each celebrating the amazing... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Tablet / 2-in-1
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Tablet / 2-in-1 By Britta O'Boyle

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us for the 14th year and as usual, we have been and will continue to, deliver features detailing the nominees within each of the 18 categories.This is the sixth of those features, following on from best... Read more

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

Google announced two new Pixel phones at its event on 4 October. The two new smartphones were revealed alongside a new Google Home Mini, Google Home Max, new Daydream and a new Pixelbook.Naturally, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL differ in physical size... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Mid-Range Smartphone
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Mid-Range Smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in November, celebrating the nominations across 18 categories from smartphones and tablets to games and cameras.All of the devices and products nominated have been reviewed by us in full over the... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Smartphone
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November for the 14th year, celebrating the best devices over the last 12 months across 18 categories. The categories span phones, tablets and games to cameras, smarthome and cars... Read more

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) vs Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite: What's the difference?
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) vs Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Amazon announced the first Kindle in 2007 and since then we have seen eight generations go by. The most recently announced is the new Kindle Oasis and it heads the current line-up of the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage.All four Kindles... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Compact Camera
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Compact Camera By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will take place in the middle of November, celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including games, smartphones, cars and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year, along with a Fast Award... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Interchangeable Lens Camera
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Interchangeable Lens Camera By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us, which means in just over a month we will be celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including smartphones, cars, VR and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year,... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Game
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Game By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in November, celebrating the nominations across 18 categories from smartphones and tablets to games and fitness trackers.All of the devices and products nominated have been reviewed by us in full over... Read more

Tips and tricks to buying a 4K HDR TV: What you need to know when buying a new television
Tips and tricks to buying a 4K HDR TV: What you need to know when buying a new television By Rik Henderson

A year or so ago, buying a 4K TV might not have crossed your mind. Content wasn't readily available, prices were high and the technology was only in its early stages.However, just 12 months later everything has changed. If you're in the market for a new... Read more

Best games console: PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo?
Best games console: PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo? By Rik Henderson

So you're wondering which games console to buy yourself, a friend or family member and are finding it tough considering there's so much choice?Nintendo has the Switch, Sony has the PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, and Microsoft is soon to add the Xbox One... Read more

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

Google has announced the new Pixels at an event on 4 October, with the two new smartphones succeeding the Pixel and Pixel XL.There were plenty of rumours surrounding the two devices but now all the details are finally official so here is how the Pixel... Read more

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

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

Apple Watch Series 3 vs Apple Watch Series 1: What's the difference?
Apple Watch Series 3 vs Apple Watch Series 1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced a new smartwatch last year in the form of the Apple Watch Series 3, available in GPS only or GPS and Cellular models. TThe new smartwatch sits alongside the Apple Watch Series 1, which is essentially the same as the original device that... 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