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Huawei Mate 9 vs Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9: What's the difference?

Huawei Mate 9 vs Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei announced two new smartphones at an event in Munich in the form of the Mate 9 and the Porsche Design Mate 9, the latter of which will be a "strictly limited edition".The two devices succeeded the Mate 8, which launched at the end of last year and... Read more

Huawei Mate 9 vs Huawei Mate 8: What's the difference?

Huawei Mate 9 vs Huawei Mate 8: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

Why hello there new big phone. Huawei has announced the Mate 9, its large-scale Android device for 2016, in an era when big phones are increasingly popular.The Mate 8 was well received when released in 2015, albeit tricky to obtain in the UK. Will the... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

The gauntlet has been thrown down. Microsoft has updated its top-spec Surface Book, while Apple has updated its MacBook Pro, putting in a new Touch Bar feature.These two laptops square up, both pushing innovative features, trying to pull you to Windows... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) vs Surface Book (2015) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) vs Surface Book (2015) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft announced a couple of new devices to its mobile computing portfolio in 2015 with the launch of the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. One year on and a new device has joined the party in the form of the Surface Book with Performance Base,... Read more

Microsoft Surface Studio vs Apple iMac: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Studio vs Apple iMac: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

If there's one message we're getting from companies, it's that designing your own hardware and pairing it with your own software is the way to go. Apple has long known this and doesn't do anything else, we've seen Google embrace this through Pixel devices... Read more

BlackBerry DTEK60 vs BlackBerry DTEK50: What's the difference?

BlackBerry DTEK60 vs BlackBerry DTEK50: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

BlackBerry has announced another DTEK handset, with the new DTEK60 joining the existing DTEK50. BlackBerry has been shifting over to Android, first launching the Priv slider, an innovative handset that offered a lot of BlackBerry and a lot of Android.... Read more

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: Which should you choose?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google has two new champion smartphones. These "Made by Google" smartphones bring a premium design, coupled with flagships specs and they will be hitting the shelves from 20 October.But how do the Google Pixel XL and the Google Pixel compare. If you're... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives: Best super-sized smartphones that won't explode

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives: Best super-sized smartphones that won't explode

By Rik Henderson

Could things get any worse for Samsung, at least its smartphone division?Right now, you'd have to say no. Not only did it have to issue a mass recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones globally, due to some handsets catching fire or even exploding, replacement... Read more

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Which should you choose?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Pixel and Pixel XL replace the Nexus line-up with a couple of premium and desirable devices running pure Android.The Pixel is the smaller of the two smartphones and its price tag puts it in iPhone territory. The question is, how does it compare... Read more

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which should you choose?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google's latest pure Android smartphones are finally here in the form of the Pixel and the Pixel XL. Both bring a lovely premium design, flagship specs and some serious competition to the rest of the smartphone market, including both Samsung and Apple.The... Read more

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the difference?

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google launched a couple of new devices at its 4 October event, both of which are manufactured by HTC and both of which are the new poster boys for Android Nougat. Traditionally they would have fallen under Nexus branding, but this year Google changed... Read more

Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?

By Britta O'Boyle

With the Note 7 having died a death, there's a big hole in some people's smartphone choices. Fortunately there are some very strong candidates. But do you go with Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge, or embrace the new Google Phone, the Pixel XL?We've lived with... Read more

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: What's the difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Google's new pure Android handsets are no longer branded as Nexus, instead moving over to Pixel and tagged as "Made by Google". This is a new direction for Google as the company takes control of its smartphone business more directly as it targets the... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR launch line-up: Every game listed and best PSVR games revealed

Sony PlayStation VR launch line-up: Every game listed and best PSVR games revealed

By Rik Henderson

Usually, when a new gaming product launches there are only a handful of titles you can initially play. Apart from a brand new console, new platforms traditionally need to bed in properly before supporting games hit the market.Not so the Sony PlayStation... Read more

Google Chromecast Ultra vs Roku Premiere+: What's the difference?

Google Chromecast Ultra vs Roku Premiere+: What's the difference?

By Adrian Willings

The Google Chromecast Ultra was recently announced and is set to be available to buy from November. With 4K streaming and HDR picture quality it's going to be a good alternative to the Roku Premiere+.To help you decide which one is the best choice for... Read more

Google Nexus vs Google Pixel: What's the difference?

Google Nexus vs Google Pixel: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Google set the cat amongst the pigeons when it announced the Pixel C tablet in 2015. Launched alongside the two new Nexus handsets (Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P), this new tablet came Pixel branded, rather than Nexus branded. The previous Pixel product we... Read more

GoPro Hero5 Black vs Hero5 Session: What's the difference?

GoPro Hero5 Black vs Hero5 Session: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

GoPro announced the Hero5 Black action camera, Hero5 Session and the Karma drone in September 2016. Both the new action cameras are compatible with the drone and both offer some exciting features and good advancements over their predecessors.How do they... Read more

Best of the Paris Motor Show 2016: BMW, Porsche, Citroen and more

Best of the Paris Motor Show 2016: BMW, Porsche, Citroen and more

By Joe Simpson

Every other year car makers, journalists and public descend on Paris for a few days in late September, to attend what is Europe's largest motor show, or Mondial de l'Automobile if you're feeling especially French.Alternating with the Frankfurt show in... Read more

Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What's the difference?

Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What's the difference?

By Adrian Willings

There are a few choices out there if you are looking for a compact and affordable streaming device, but if you want something that's capable of streaming content from a few different providers (Netflix, Google Play, Hulu, etc), two of the current best... Read more

Photokina 2016: All the best new cameras from the 2016 show

Photokina 2016: All the best new cameras from the 2016 show

By Mike Lowe

Photokina, the largest dedicated biannual photo show in Europe, has opened its doors and shown off its various camera goodies this year.However, it's been a tumultuous time in the world of cameras, with the Kumamoto earthquakes in Japan having a devastating... Read more

HTC Desire 10 Pro vs Desire 10 Lifestyle: What's the difference?

HTC Desire 10 Pro vs Desire 10 Lifestyle: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC has pulled the old trick of launching two devices with the same sort of name, but with very different specs.The HTC Desire 10 is the latest addition to HTC's mid-range. One of the distinctive things about the Desire 10 is the design, with gold trim... Read more

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone SE: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone SE: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced two new iPhones to its portfolio in early September in the form of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The two new devices join the one year-old iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, along with the smaller iPhone SE that arrived in March.There were... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's new iPhones - the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus - are now available to buy following their announcement on 7 September. Once again, Apple is offering a big iPhone and a smaller iPhone.We've compared the standard iPhone 7 to the iPhone 6S and iPhone... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced two new iPhones at an event in September, comprising the iPhone 7 and the larger iPhone 7 Plus.In previous years, the two iPhones - the standard and the Plus - have been almost identical aside from their physical size and the inclusion... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the next generation of its iPhones at an event in San Francisco on 7 September.Despite some rumours suggesting otherwise, the two new handsets are being called the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, following the traditional naming cycle.Plenty... Read more

Motorola Moto Z vs Moto Z Play: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto Z vs Moto Z Play: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola offers both the Moto Z and the Moto Z Play in the UK. The two devices can both be used with Moto Mods and they are both customisable through Moto Maker.The Moto Z starts at £499, while the Moto Z Play starts at £370, but how do they differ?We... Read more

Gennady Golovkin VS Kell Brook: Watch boxing live

Gennady Golovkin VS Kell Brook: Watch boxing live

By Pocket-lint Promotion

There isn't a person who would not like a good action sequence. Movies are something else but what's your position on the real action? Real action as in, Mixed martial arts, Judo, Muay Thai, Kick Boxing, or Boxing? Where there is real fight, real blood,... Read more

LG V20 vs LG V10: What's the difference?

LG V20 vs LG V10: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced the successor to its LG V10 in the form of the LG V20 at an event in San Francisco.The new device is the first smartphone to arrive with Android Nougat straight out of the box and it brings with it some impressive specs.Question is, how... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

The next Sony Xperia flagship has made its debut at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, going by the name XZ.As you might expect, it brings with it Sony's signature OmniBalance design, along with your standard flagship specs. How does it compare... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced its next Xperia flagship - the Xperia XZ at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin.The device has leaked several times over the last few months and aside from the name, many of the rumours were accurate, resulting in only a couple... Read more

Sony Xperia X Compact vs Z5 Compact vs Z3 Compact: What’s the difference?

Sony Xperia X Compact vs Z5 Compact vs Z3 Compact: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony has announced a new Xperia Compact at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, adding to its X Series portfolio.The Xperia X Compact launches alongside the flagship Xperia XZ, bringing Sony's smartphone total to six for 2016 alone.How does the new... Read more

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs S3 Classic: What's the difference?

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs S3 Classic: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

It was hardly a secret that Samsung was going to unveil the Gear S3 smartwatch at its Berin Unpacked event on 31 August. But two watches? It was rumoured, and now it's official: the Gear S3 will arrive in Frontier and Classic variants. How, then, do they... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the difference?

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit offers several devices in the activity tracking market, from the plain and simple Flex to its GPS sportswatch, known to friends as Surge.The company has recently announced another couple of devices to its line-up however, with both a Flex successor... Read more

Best Galaxy Note 7 cases: Protect your new Samsung device

Best Galaxy Note 7 cases: Protect your new Samsung device

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is the latest smartphone to join the company's 2016 flagship portfolio, sitting alongside the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, and it is stunning.The new smartphone takes its design cues from the Galaxy S7 edge, bringing a beautiful... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Note 5 vs Note 4: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Note 5 vs Note 4: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's next Galaxy Note device has been revealed at an event in New York, adding another smartphone to the company's 2016 flagship portfolio.By default, the next Note should be called the Note 6 but Samsung skipped a digit and headed straight for... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has finally announced the next generation of Galaxy Note at an event in New York, putting all the rumours to rest. The new device is going by the name of Galaxy Note 7, rather than Galaxy Note 6, in order for it to be better associated with... Read more

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

It's been a year since Apple Music launched with a massive marketing campaign and several celebrities lined up, including Taylor Swift, touting how amazing it is to use, especially when compared to Spotify, another music-streaming service that was getting... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Apple iPhone 6S Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Apple iPhone 6S Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced its next Galaxy Note device at an event in New York. By default, the new smartphone should be called the Note 6, but Samsung has jumped a digit in order to align the Note with its current 2016 flagships.The Galaxy Note 7 arrives... Read more

Bush E3X vs Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What's the difference?

Bush E3X vs Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Bush has announced a budget smartphone that will be available exclusively through Argos for £200, called the E3X.It's got some pretty decent specs under its hood for its price tag, but how does it stand up to the kings of the budget smartphone world... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy Note 3: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy Note 3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced its latest Note, adding to its 2016 flagship smartphone line-up. The Galaxy Note 7 brings a fabulous design and some serious power with it, something that has come to be expected from the Note range.The latest Note device to come... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Best cases, accessories and chargers for the new phone

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Best cases, accessories and chargers for the new phone

By Rik Henderson

Samsung unveiled its new phone at simultaneous events in New York, London and Rio and afterwards we got a chance to check out all the official cases and accessories for the device.The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be first in the family to come to the UK... Read more

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: So you can Pokemon Go and Go and Go

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: So you can Pokemon Go and Go and Go

By Britta O'Boyle

The biggest problem facing modern smartphones is battery life. If you're part of the Pokemon Go craze and you keep running out of battery, then a battery case will let you catch more Pokemon. Or you might just work long hours, make a lot of calls and... Read more

Motorola Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus vs Moto G4 Play vs Moto G (2015): Which should you choose?

Motorola Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus vs Moto G4 Play vs Moto G (2015): Which should you choose?

By Britta O'Boyle

The king of budget smartphones - the Moto G - has been updated, again. There isn't just one model marking the fourth generation of the handset though, instead Lenovo-owned Motorola announced three - the Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and the Moto G4 Play.The... Read more

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G3 (2015): What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G3 (2015): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched a flurry of smartphones this year, one of which is the new Moto E.It's being called the Moto E3 and it offers some pretty decent specs for its £99.95 price tag. With last year's Moto G now starting at just £129 though,... Read more

BlackBerry DTEK50 vs BlackBerry Priv: What's the difference?

BlackBerry DTEK50 vs BlackBerry Priv: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

BlackBerry is said to be announcing three smartphones over the next 12 months, the first of which has debuted as "the world's most secure Android smartphone".The device was codenamed Hamburg and Neon in rumours leading up to its announcement, but... Read more

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G4 vs G4 Plus vs G4 Play: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G4 vs G4 Plus vs G4 Play: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Motorola has announced several smartphones this year, including a new Moto Z range, a refreshed Moto G range comprising three devices alone and an updated Moto E.The Moto G range and Moto E both sit within the budget end of the market, but with four... Read more

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto E (2015): What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto E (2015): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched several phones this year, hitting a range of price points. The Moto Z aims for the higher end of the market, the Moto G falls towards to lower end of the mid-range, while the latest Moto E continues to fulfill the budget... Read more

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download

By Rik Henderson

Thanks to the Xbox One's now inextricable link with Windows 10 the platform is very attractive to independent developers. They can essentially develop for PC and easily translate their games for Xbox One too, or vice versa.What's more, the ID@Xbox scheme... Read more

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

By Rik Henderson

With E3 2016 now over, having displayed some of the biggest titles of the year, and game release schedules ramping up as we enter the second half of 2016, it's a great time to be a gamer.Whether you have a gaming PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo... Read more