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Best of E3 2016 - PS4 games: God of War, Days Gone, Spider-Man, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more

Best of E3 2016 - PS4 games: God of War, Days Gone, Spider-Man, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more

By Mike Lowe

With the E3 gaming expo 2016 done and dusted, the front runners in the gaming world unveiled their biggest and best titles. None more so than Sony, its PlayStation 4 looks set to go from strength to strength in 2016 and beyond.With some top-drawer exclusive... Read more

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

By Rik Henderson

We've been playing with the full consumer version of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for the best part of a week and will soon be posting our extensive review. However, before we do we wanted to share our thoughts on some of the games and experiences... Read more

Best E3 2016 gaming headsets: Astro A50, Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR, LucidSound LS40, and more

Best E3 2016 gaming headsets: Astro A50, Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR, LucidSound LS40, and more

By Elyse Betters

For hardcore gamers, headsets are a big thing.They often want surround sound, tuned drivers, different EQ modes, software so that they can customise their listening profiles, crisp microphones that can be muted, and a design that either matches their... Read more

Moto Z vs Moto Z Force vs Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What's the difference?

Moto Z vs Moto Z Force vs Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Lenovo-owned Motorola has announced four devices this year comprising the Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and the more recent Moto Z and Moto Z Force.The Moto G4 and G4 Plus target the budget end of the smartphone market, while the Moto Z and Moto Z Force aim for... Read more

Moto Z vs Moto X: Force, Style, Play compared

Moto Z vs Moto X: Force, Style, Play compared

By Britta O'Boyle

Lenovo-owned Motorola announced its latest flagship smartphones at the beginning of June in the form of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force.The two devices succeed the Moto X range of devices, of which there were three announced last year, but what else is different... Read more

Best of  E3 2016 - Driving and sports games: FIFA 17, Forza Horizon 3, Steep, GT Sport and more

Best of E3 2016 - Driving and sports games: FIFA 17, Forza Horizon 3, Steep, GT Sport and more

By Mike Lowe

If it's quality sports games you're after you are in for a real treat this coming year, whether that be ball, extreme or motorsports. The 2016 E3 videogames convention is jam packed with amazing looking titles that offer conclusive proof the industry... Read more

Best of E3 2016 - Shooters and action games: Battlefield 1, Gears 4, COD: Infinite Warfare and more

Best of E3 2016 - Shooters and action games: Battlefield 1, Gears 4, COD: Infinite Warfare and more

By Rik Henderson

One of the best-served genres in gaming each year is the good, old fashioned shoot-em-up. From first-person to sideways-scrolling shooters to more esoteric blast-a-thons, there's always plenty to choose from, and plenty are launched or shown at E3.Additionally,... Read more

Best of E3 2016 - RPG and adventure games: Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, FFXV, Scalebound and more

Best of E3 2016 - RPG and adventure games: Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, FFXV, Scalebound and more

By Mike Lowe

If it's quality games you're after you are in for a real treat. This year's E3 videogames convention is jam packed with amazing looking triple-A titles that offer conclusive proof the industry has got the hang of this new-generation console malarkey.If... Read more

OnePlus 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs LG G5 vs HTC 10 vs Moto Z: What's the difference?

OnePlus 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs LG G5 vs HTC 10 vs Moto Z: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its latest "flagship killer", the OnePlus 3. The device once again packs in some powerful specs and massively undercuts its competition in terms of price, as we have come to expect from the Chinese company.How does the OnePlus 3... Read more

Motorola Moto Z vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto Z vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Motorola took to the stage at Lenovo Tech World 2016 to unveil the new Moto Z. This new super smartphone replaces the Moto X as the flagship Moto device. It's packed with flagship specs and innovation, looking to offer you something a little different,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

If you're looking for a rugged phone, you have a new option through AT&T.AT&T and Samsung partnered on a tougher version of the Galaxy S7, called the Galaxy S7 Active. Both companies have been working on these types of devices since the Galaxy S4 Active... Read more

Pebble Time 2 vs Time Steel vs Time: What's the difference?

Pebble Time 2 vs Time Steel vs Time: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Pebble has announced successors to the original Pebble, as well as the Pebble Time. The company revealed three new devices in the form of the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble Core, the latter of which is a fitness tracker.You can read all out how... Read more

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Time 2: What's the difference?

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Time 2: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Pebble has announced a trio of new devices comprising the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble Core.The Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 are both successors to the original Pebble and the original Pebble Time, but how do they differ from each other?Read on... Read more

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Classic: What's the difference?

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Classic: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Pebble has announced an update to the humble Pebble, its first generation smartwatch, appropriately called the Pebble 2.In many ways the Pebble 2 reflects the Pebble heritage, offering many of the same features and functions. But with a new focus on giving... Read more

Google Play Awards 2016 winners: Best Android apps and games of the year

Google Play Awards 2016 winners: Best Android apps and games of the year

By Rik Henderson

During its Google I/O developers conference, the software giant hosted the inaugural Google Play Awards, a celebration of the most outstanding achievements in apps and games over the last year.The winners were selected by the Google Play team itself... Read more

Sony Xperia X vs Xperia Z vs Xperia M: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia X vs Xperia Z vs Xperia M: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile churns out smartphones like they are going out of fashion. There are currently four devices available to buy across its M range and Z range, but the company has another four within the new X range, three of which will launch in the summer.... Read more

Best iOS keyboards: The top third-party ones to try, and how to set them up

Best iOS keyboards: The top third-party ones to try, and how to set them up

By Elyse Betters

When Apple introduced iOS 8 a couple years ago, it also introduced support for third-party keyboards, meaning you get to install and use whatever type of keyboard you prefer, including glide-typing keyboards and GIF-search keyboards and emoji-only keyboards.People... Read more

Apple iPhone 6S vs Apple iPhone 6: Is it worth the upgrade?

Apple iPhone 6S vs Apple iPhone 6: Is it worth the upgrade?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus in September 2015, but despite being an S year, the company claimed it "changed everything about the new iPhones". The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus succeed the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, although the two... Read more

Best of CES Asia 2016: The weird and the wonderful from the Shanghai show floor

Best of CES Asia 2016: The weird and the wonderful from the Shanghai show floor

By Mike Lowe

CES Asia opened it doors for the second time in Shanghai this May. And the Chinese version of the world's largest tech show, CES, which is based in Las Vegas, didn't hold back on the weird and the wonderful.Condensing a show as wide-ranging as CES Asia... Read more

Huawei P9 vs P8: Is it worth upgrading?

Huawei P9 vs P8: Is it worth upgrading?

By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei has made several smartphone announcements over the last few months. The Mate S and the Mate 8 both arrived in the latter half of 2015 and received plenty of praise. They are now joined by the Chinese company's next flagship and it's bigger brother... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: Which is better?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: Which is better?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung and LG both unveiled their 2016 flagship smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back in March and both are now available to buy in the UK and the US.The Galaxy S7 and the LG G5 see the South Korean companies go head-to-head once again.... Read more

Best juicers to buy in 2016: Make being healthy easy

Best juicers to buy in 2016: Make being healthy easy

By Luke Edwards

The point of a juicer isn't just to cram you full of healthy vitamins and minerals to make you feel and look better. It's to make you feel like the king of nature, able to reduce mighty fruit to mere mush in minutes. We say mere mush – we mean nectar... Read more

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

By Luke Edwards

Summer is finally upon us and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better.The art of the barbeque... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Air 2: What’s the difference?

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Air 2: What’s the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the original iPad Pro at an event in September 2015. It marked a new territory for the company, with a screen size of 12.9-inches and a range of features on board aimed at productivity. It was the tablet pitched to replace your laptop.The... Read more

LG Stylus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What's the difference?

LG Stylus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced the Stylus 2 smartphone at Mobile World Congress back in March and it is now available exclusively through O2 in the UK.The device arrived alongside the X Series of smartphones, as well as the flagship LG G5 and while its specs aren't groundbreaking,... Read more

Best of the Beijing Auto Show: LeEco, Tesla, Audi, and more

Best of the Beijing Auto Show: LeEco, Tesla, Audi, and more

By Joe Simpson

You might have heard that China is the second biggest car market in the world. But when it comes to Chinese car brands most Westerners are still blissfully unaware of the homegrown Chinese car market. If you do have an impression of such brands, it's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10: Which is better?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10: Which is better?

By Britta O'Boyle

If you're into smartphones, you probably already know that Samsung is lining up to be crowned with the Galaxy S7. The company has already seen success with its newest smartphone, but it has another challenger.HTC is back and this time there's a serious... Read more

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Which is better?

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Which is better?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC announced its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, at the beginning of April, looking to re-find form and take the fight to the likes of Samsung and LG.LG's modular handset, the LG G5, came earlier in the year and it brought a range of innovations,... Read more

Apple iPhone SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple confirmed the iPhone SE at an event in Cupertino in March, putting to rest all the rumours.The iPhone SE succeeds the 4-inch iPhone 5S, bringing a new and improved smaller iPhone to the company's line up.We have put the specs of the iPhone SE... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple finally announced a new 4-inch iPhone, following months and months of rumours. The iPhone SE was unveiled at an event in Cupertino in March and it replaces the existing iPhone 5S.For those wondering how it compares to the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone... Read more

HTC 10 vs One M9: Which is better?

HTC 10 vs One M9: Which is better?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC announced a new flagship, the HTC 10, at the beginning of April. It's a new start for the company's flagship smartphone, dropping both the One name and the M designation.It comes in to right the wrongs of the HTC One M9, a phone that took an awkward... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Which is the best flagship?

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs HTC 10: Which is the best flagship?

By Chris Hall

If you're looking for a new smartphone in 2016, you're facing a tough decision, with plenty of competitive devices on offer.Samsung was the first to announce, showing off the new Galaxy S7 models, with the S7 edge attracting rave reviews.HTC let the dust... Read more

Best Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P cases: Protect your new Google devices

Best Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P cases: Protect your new Google devices

By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P were announced after much speculation during an event in San Francisco at the end of September 2015.The Nexus 5X is a 5.2-inch smartphone with a metal frame and a exchangeable polycarbonate rear, while the Nexus 6P is... Read more

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?

By Rik Henderson

Considering the 12-inch Retina display MacBook was released last April it was due for a refresh and Apple hasn't disappointed.A new model has been announced and is now available to buy from Apple.com, Apple retail stores and select partners.As before,... Read more

HTC Sense 8.0 vs Sense 7.0: New features tweaks and changes reviewed

HTC Sense 8.0 vs Sense 7.0: New features tweaks and changes reviewed

By Chris Hall

The HTC 10 brings with it a new version of Sense that's moved a fair distance from the experience on HTC's previous flagship device, the HTC One M9, with a change in software emphasis.We've been tracking the changes in Sense for a number of years, but... Read more

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget

By Elyse Betters

If last year was all about virtual reality, then 2016 is all about 360-degree video.These type of videos let you look in any direction - not just where a single camera may be pointing. A 360-degree video is often created using a system of multiple cameras... Read more

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei launched its new flagships - the P9 and P9 Plus - at an event in London in April. The P9 was the subject of rumours for several months, as well as plenty of image leaks so if you followed the speculation, its design probably didn't come as... Read more

iPhone 6S Plus vs SGS7 edge vs LG G5: Which is best at taking photos?

iPhone 6S Plus vs SGS7 edge vs LG G5: Which is best at taking photos?

By Mike Lowe

Phone cameras have become mighty impressive in recent years, almost making dedicated cameras redundant. As we push into 2016 the new wave of flagship devices come with formidable camera specs. And having reviewed the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and... Read more

Best Apple Watch stands and docks

Best Apple Watch stands and docks

By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple Watch has been out since April 2015 but while there are plenty of options when it comes to case colours, materials and straps through Apple, it only offers one official docking station for holding the Watch. The Magnetic Charging Dock activates... Read more

Best Google Cardboard rivals: Which cheap VR headset should you buy?

Best Google Cardboard rivals: Which cheap VR headset should you buy?

By Elyse Betters

Not everyone is willing to commit to the high price tags of the Oculus Rift or PlayStation VR or HTC Vive.If you consider yourself among that cautious crowd, you'll be glad to learn there are other, affordable VR headsets available. In fact, these alternatives... Read more

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life

By Andy Robertson

With plenty of apps available on iTunes these days, the Apple Watch can potentially revolutionise interactions by extending phone features to our wrist and making them more efficient. And beyond the situations early adopters took their phones through,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?

By Rik Henderson

Two new Samsung flagship Android phones are now available, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. They replace the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, making some of the best smartphones even better. But if you're in the market for a new smartphone,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S6: Should you upgrade to Samsung's new flagship?

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S6: Should you upgrade to Samsung's new flagship?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has two new flagship handsets, replacing it's popular S6 models. Announced at Mobile World Congress 2016, and now available to buy globally, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is set to be one of the hottest phones of 2016.But the phone it replaces, the Samsung... Read more

Best Samsung Gear VR Oculus apps 2016

Best Samsung Gear VR Oculus apps 2016

By Luke Edwards

Samsung and Oculus have released their combined effort to bring virtual reality to your face in the Gear VR. The result is an affordable virtual reality headset combined with the accessibility of the Android platform for apps.Google has already been blazing... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 deals

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 deals

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S7 will arrive on 11 March starting at £569 for the 32GB model, making it just £70 cheaper than its larger sibling - the Galaxy S7 edge.If the standard model is the one you want, buying it outright and opting for a SIM-only plan will... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 edge deals

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 edge deals

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge will hit shelves on 11 March, with prices starting from £639 for the 32GB model. Pre-orders are already open across the networks though, with some offering incentives like a free Gear VR. If you can afford to buy the new dual-edge... Read more

Best of the Geneva Motor Show 2016: Bugatti, Ferrari, Renault and more

Best of the Geneva Motor Show 2016: Bugatti, Ferrari, Renault and more

By Joe Simpson

Every March, the auto industry gathers on neutral ground in Switzerland, coming together for one giant huzzah of an event, showing off its latest wares and new ideas to woo car buyers of tomorrow.Of all the international shows, Geneva tends to be the... Read more

Sony Xperia X Performance vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia X Performance vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Sony announced the X series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, comprising three new smartphones. The company also confirmed the Z series will end with the Xperia Z5, leaving the new X range to take over. The Xperia X Performance sits at the top of... Read more