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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

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

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more
Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more By Elyse Betters

The world has suddenly gone crazy for all things Pokemon.Millions of Pokemon Go players from across the world are not only doing their very best to catch 'em all, they're also showcasing their love for the Pokemon franchise and its Japanese animated characters... Read more

Best LG G5 cases: Protect your new LG smartphone
Best LG G5 cases: Protect your new LG smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced its new flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress at the end of February and it's a beauty. The G5 was one of the more interesting announcements that came out of the trade show in Barcelona, mainly thanks to its modular design.The LG... Read more

Best HTC 10 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone
Best HTC 10 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

HTC's latest and greatest flagship finally arrived in April. The HTC 10 is a beautiful device offering a full metal build, chamfered edges on the front and the rear, as well as some cracking specs.The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 powers the show, supported... Read more

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus X: Which should you choose?
OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus X: Which should you choose? By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus finally unveiled its latest "flagship killer" at an event in June following months and months of rumours. As expected, the OnePlus 3 follows in the path of its predecessor, offering tremendous value for money but is it the right OnePlus device... Read more

Fujiiflm X-T2 vs X-T1: What's the difference?
Fujiiflm X-T2 vs X-T1: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

We're used to products being updated, but with some it begs the question whether it's worth the upgrade or, perhaps, looking at grabbing a bargain and buying the older-generation product on a deal. So how does the just-announced Fujifilm X-T2 compact... Read more

Xbox summer sale 2016: What are the best Xbox One and Xbox 360 bargains?
Xbox summer sale 2016: What are the best Xbox One and Xbox 360 bargains? By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has launched its annual Xbox summer sale, the Ultimate Game Sale, for 2016 and there are more than 170 digital items and games on offer with up to 75 per cent off.Xbox Live Gold members get better bargains, but even if you don't subscribe to... Read more

Best intelligent thermostats available to buy now
Best intelligent thermostats available to buy now By Britta O'Boyle

Intelligent heating systems are no longer something you find in the homes of the rich and famous, or those a step ahead of the curve.Over the last couple of years smart thermostats have really come into their own and there are now numerous options available,... Read more

Steam’s summer sale: All the best game deals and hardware discounts
Steam’s summer sale: All the best game deals and hardware discounts By Elyse Betters

Summer is here!You know what that means? It's time to sit inside all day and play Steam.Steam has announced that 12,845 games are now on sale as part of its annual summer sale, which is called the Steam Summer Picnic Sale this year. It went live at 10... Read more

Best of E3 2016 -  Xbox One: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more
Best of E3 2016 - Xbox One: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more By Rik Henderson

E3 2016 shut its doors last week but not before we got our fill of every game on display.The show presented a huge playground for the great and good titles that will be coming out anytime between now and the end of 2017, and the vast majority of them... Read more

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 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

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