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OnePlus 3T vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: Battle of the big phones
OnePlus 3T vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: Battle of the big phones By Cam Bunton

OnePlus 3T is the latest phone from the original market disruptors, and comes as one of our most highly recommended smartphones of the year. It essentially took what was great about the OnePlus 3 and made it faster, and last longer.Similarly, the iPhone... Read more

Best geek Christmas jumpers: Star Wars, Sonic, Game of Thrones, Captain America and more
Best geek Christmas jumpers: Star Wars, Sonic, Game of Thrones, Captain America and more By Rik Henderson

It's that magical time of the year and the Christmas lights are a-flashing, so you can be forgiven for feeling like you're missing out, stood there in normal non-flashing clothes.But hey, you could always get with the spirit of things and show your wacky... Read more

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?
Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you? By Rik Henderson

The rise of streaming services has continued at a swift pace over the last year, with many platforms available offering multiple kinds of entertainment for all manner of different tastes.However, there are two that remain the most talked about: Netflix... Read more

Apple says these were the best apps and games in 2016
Apple says these were the best apps and games in 2016 By Elyse Betters

It's that time of year again for the "best of" and "top ten" annual lists.Google just named the top-trending YouTube videos in 2016, and now Apple has announced its favourite apps, games, music, movies, and more. The company's top pick for apps is Prisma,... Read more

What Freeview Play TV or set-top-box is best for you?
What Freeview Play TV or set-top-box is best for you? By Rik Henderson

There's a revolution happening in TV catch-up. Paid TV services have long offered on demand services, as have individual applications for a multitude of broadcasters, but now there's a subscription free alternative to catching up on television shows you've... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?
Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple unveiled several new devices at an event in March 2016, one of which was the update to the iPad Air 2, only it doesn't sit in the Air range. Instead, the latest 9.7-incher comes in the form of a smaller iPad Pro. We have put the specs of... Read more

HTC 10 Evo vs HTC 10: What's the difference?
HTC 10 Evo vs HTC 10: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced the HTC 10 Evo, adding another beautiful metal unibody smartphone to its portfolio.The HTC 10 Evo carries many of the same specs as the Sprint-exclusive HTC Bolt, but how does it compare to the flagship HTC 10?Read on as we run down... Read more

Best of the LA Motor Show 2016: Mercedes, Jaguar, and more
Best of the LA Motor Show 2016: Mercedes, Jaguar, and more By Joe Simpson

Los Angeles: Hollywood, sun, sand, silicon and celebrity.But it's also the USA's home of car culture. Every November a major motor show rolls into town, where the traditional big car brands' satellite studios show their thinking about what will be happening... Read more

OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: What's the difference?
OnePlus 3T vs Google Pixel XL: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus's latest device - the OnePlus 3T - is the successor to the OnePlus 3 announced earlier this year bringing with it a faster processor and beefier battery.The new device will go against the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and the Google Pixel... Read more

OnePlus 3T vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: What's the difference?
OnePlus 3T vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has just launched a faster and more efficient OnePlus 3, called the OnePlus 3T.Aside from the processor and battery capacity, many of the other specs are similar to the OnePlus 3, ensuring another flagship killer is going to be available very... Read more

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

Sony has finally released its much-talked about PS4 Pro and it sets a new standard for console gaming.And considering Christmas is rapidly approaching, the Japanese firm has put it squarely, if a little unfairly, up against the Xbox One S.Microsoft... Read more

PS4 Pro vs PS4 Slim vs PS4: What’s the difference?
PS4 Pro vs PS4 Slim vs PS4: What’s the difference? By Rik Henderson

Sony is undoubtedly king of this generation of consoles, with sales of the PlayStation 4 reaching unprecedented heights. But rather than rest on its laurels it has rejigged and improved its original offering, first with a slimmer model and a new DualShock... Read more

Xbox One S vs Xbox One: What's the difference?
Xbox One S vs Xbox One: What's the difference? By Cam Bunton

During E3 this year, Microsoft unveiled not one but two future consoles. Project Scorpio will be the company's flagship, with full 4K gaming and high-end PC style specifications, but the first to hit the market is the Xbox One S.The Xbox One S is a bridge... Read more

Huawei P9 vs Huawei P9 Plus vs Huawei Mate 9: What's the difference?
Huawei P9 vs Huawei P9 Plus vs Huawei Mate 9: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

Huawei has a flagship to suit all tastes. The smallest is the P9, next in line is the larger P9 Plus, with the Mate 9 the largest of the three.The two P9 devices are almost identical, the Mate 9 is a much larger and different proposition. However, there... Read more

Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: What's the difference?
Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei has announced two new Mate smartphones: the Mate 9 and the Porsche Design Mate 9. The latter is a smaller, more premium model of the Mate 9, offering a curved display and a lovely premium build.First glance at the Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9... Read more

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