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Forget 4K, Canon's new 250MP sensor can read lettering on a plane 18km away

Forget 4K, Canon's new 250MP sensor can read lettering on a plane 18km away

By Luke Edwards

The world of ultra high definition 4K video is starting to spill into homes with more affordable TVs and more streamed content. But it's already outdated thanks to Canon's new 250-megapixel sensor.Canon Japan has developed the 250-megapixel APS-H sensor... Read more

iHealth Wave wants to track swimming, activity and sleep without using buttons

iHealth Wave wants to track swimming, activity and sleep without using buttons

By Luke Edwards

iHealth specialises in wellness, rather than simple health tracking. For this reason it's pushing swimming tracking which can be used to recover from injuries as well as enhance fitness. The iHealth Wave is the fitness tracker it wants to help make these... Read more

Philips Hue wireless dimming kit and Striplight Plus, in pictures

Philips Hue wireless dimming kit and Striplight Plus, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

Philips Hue lighting is evolving ever further to offer more controls and wider variation. That's apparent in the latest Hue wireless dimming kit and Striplight Plus.The Philips Hue dimming kit works with a Hue bulb. This connects wirelessly and allows... Read more

The Samsung Gear S2 watch faces, in pictures

The Samsung Gear S2 watch faces, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

The Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches were unveiled by Samsung at the IFA 2015 trade-show. We got hands-on time and managed to snap all the watch faces on offer.Samsung did point out that on certain faces it is possible to personalise the... Read more

XYZ 3D Food Printer makes pretty much anything, faster than you can

XYZ 3D Food Printer makes pretty much anything, faster than you can

By Luke Edwards

The XYZ 3D Food Printer was shown off at IFA 2015 with plenty of tasty treats being churned out.Unlike most 3D printers, this wonder machine uses plastic syringe-like tubes as extruders. That means you can fill them with pretty much anything you want,... Read more

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

By Luke Edwards

We've been waiting a long time for a quality pair of in-earphones that are totally wire free. Now they're here in the Onkyo W800BT earbuds.Whilst many a manufacturer will claim to offer wireless earphones, because they use Bluetooth, each ear is usually... Read more

Philips Fidelio E6 hands-on: 5.1 surround without any of the clutter

Philips Fidelio E6 hands-on: 5.1 surround without any of the clutter

By Luke Edwards

Philips unveiled its Fidelio E5 system last year to much love. The idea was to offer a 2.1 system with detachable speakers that made it 5.1 surround, minus the wires.It has taken this successful idea to the next level with this year's Fidelio E6 system.Upgrades... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 Classic hands-on: Ultimate style with all the smarts

Samsung Gear S2 Classic hands-on: Ultimate style with all the smarts

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has ramped up its design game for the Galaxy S6 already, now it's doing the same with its smartwatches. The Gear S2 Classic is the premium version of its latest Gear S2 smartwatch.Featuring a slimmer rotating bezel than the Gear S2, this is the... Read more

Philips AmbiLux 8900 hands-on: Expand the viewing area through projection

Philips AmbiLux 8900 hands-on: Expand the viewing area through projection

By Luke Edwards

Philips has announced the latest creation in its Ambilight range. Unlike it predecessors the AmbiLux uses pico projectors to extend the TV image onto the wall behind it.Where the previous Ambilight effort simply created a halo of light this new creation... Read more

DJI Phantom 3 Standard: The affordable 2.7k camera-toting drone, in pictures

DJI Phantom 3 Standard: The affordable 2.7k camera-toting drone, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

Famed drone creator DJI has begun selling its latest flying contraption, the DJI Phantom 3 Standard.The idea behind the Standard model is to offer the high quality of the Phantom drone without the high price. Current Phantom 3 Professional and Advanced... Read more

Philips AmbiLux TV uses nine rear projectors to turn your wall into a mega screen

Philips AmbiLux TV uses nine rear projectors to turn your wall into a mega screen

By Luke Edwards

Philips has announced a world first in its AmbiLux TV projection system. This uses nine pico projectors to bring the wall behind the television to life.The 65-inch 4K television uses its built-in Ambilight projection system to project the onscreen image,... Read more

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

By Luke Edwards

Onkyo has announced its new W800BT earphones from IFA 2015. These are what we hope for when we read "wireless earphones", they are actually wire-free.The Bluetooth earphones use independently working left and right earbuds that don't even have a wire... Read more

Philips E6 Fidelio wireless surround and Izzy multi-room speakers announced

Philips E6 Fidelio wireless surround and Izzy multi-room speakers announced

By Luke Edwards

Philips has taken the wraps off its latest E6 Fidelio wireless surround cinema speakers at IFA 2015 and announced its Izzy multi-room system.The Fidelio E6 follows on from the E5 system using the same wireless smarts to dot speakers about a room for either... Read more

New Nest announced: Third-gen is thinner, higher resolution and more

New Nest announced: Third-gen is thinner, higher resolution and more

By Luke Edwards

Nest, the smart thermostat backed by Google, now comes in an upgraded third-generation version.The latest Nest has managed to lose some girth making it thinner than ever. Despite this slimming down it's also managed to cram in an improved display.The... Read more

Hyundai Tucson first drive: Attractive affordable adventure with all the trimmings

Hyundai Tucson first drive: Attractive affordable adventure with all the trimmings

By Luke Edwards

The compact SUV is fast becoming one of the more popular choices of car for families and adventurers alike. With Asian manufacturers producing higher specced vehicles at affordable prices it's little wonder the Chelsea tractor has become a common inner... Read more

Watch blood-pumping Halo 5: Guardians opening cinematic sequence now

Watch blood-pumping Halo 5: Guardians opening cinematic sequence now

By Luke Edwards

Halo 5: Guardians is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated games for Xbox One owners and now a new taster has been revealed.The cinematic opening sequence of the game has been released to watch now. Showing off the major Spartan characters, the scene... Read more

Land Rover has invented an invisible trailer, sort of

Land Rover has invented an invisible trailer, sort of

By Luke Edwards

Land Rover seems to be constantly revealing new futuristic inventions of late, and its most recent creation wants to use invisibility to help drivers.The Land Rover Transparent Trailer isn't, as the name suggests, really see-through. Rather it uses clever... Read more

Honor 7 review: Brilliance on a budget
4.5 stars

Honor 7 review: Brilliance on a budget

By Luke Edwards

When we say "affordable smartphone" you probably think of plastic, low spec, and a bunch of compromises. But the mid-range is changing drastically with phones like the OnePlus 2 offering near top-end specs at low-end prices. Now Honor, a derivative company... Read more

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 wants to take you and your bike off-road

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 wants to take you and your bike off-road

By Luke Edwards

Garmin's latest Edge Explore 1000 cycle computer is made for tracking data, guidance and to keep you safe too.The Edge Explore 1000 is aimed at touring and adventure cyclists that like to get off the roads and explore paths less travelled. And since that's... Read more

Is WileyFox the British OnePlus?

Is WileyFox the British OnePlus?

By Luke Edwards

Wileyfox is a new smartphone brand that's backed by the same guys that brought us Kazam. Who? Another budget handset manufacturer. So is this version any better?Everyone is trying to be the next OnePlus, offering great specs for very little money. From... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950, 950 XL, Band expected at 19 October launch event

Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950, 950 XL, Band expected at 19 October launch event

By Luke Edwards

The rumour mill is strongly suggesting Microsoft will be holding a hardware launch event in October that will see the Surface Pro 4, Band 2 and two new Lumias launched.The event's timing and content were leaked by Chinese site WPDang. The Verge confirmed... Read more

This iPhone 6 lasts an entire week, and yours could too

This iPhone 6 lasts an entire week, and yours could too

By Luke Edwards

Most iPhone 6 owners will be lucky to get a full day on a charge, but there is hope. One modified iPhone 6 lasts an entire week, thanks to hydrogen fuel cells.Essentially the modified iPhone 6 uses a miniaturised version of a hydrogen fuel cell system... Read more

Apple’s iPhone 6S appears to be packing an improved 12MP camera

Apple’s iPhone 6S appears to be packing an improved 12MP camera

By Luke Edwards

Apple looks set to improve its camera in the next iPhone. Rumours of a 12-megapixel sensor with improved lens add to leaks that also suggest the new snapper.The latest rumour pointing towards the upgraded snapper comes from a source of Business Insider... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus: Where can I get it?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus: Where can I get it?

By Luke Edwards

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is here for those that want a larger sized version of Samsung's flagship smartphone.The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is a whopping 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a stunning 2560 x 1440 resolution. Under the hood is the same... Read more

Real-life first-person shooter takes to Chatroulette, the result is amazing

Real-life first-person shooter takes to Chatroulette, the result is amazing

By Luke Edwards

There have been a few real-life videos of first-person shooter games, but nothing like this.The creative geniuses at RealmPictures have created an entire gaming world, including zombies, weapons and boss baddies. But rather than just making a video,... Read more

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

By Luke Edwards

Just when we thought tablets had become all they could be, a leak suggests Samsung wants to shake things up.A giant 18.4-inch Android tablet codenamed Tahoe has leaked from Samsung, according to SamMobile.The mega-tablet, named SM-T670, will apparently... Read more

Solid-state batteries: Last longer, don’t break and increase power density

Solid-state batteries: Last longer, don’t break and increase power density

By Luke Edwards

Scientists are all working hard to find the Holy Grail of batteries and it looks like solid state could be a contender.A recent paper from researchers at MIT, working with Samsung, details a new type of battery. This solid-state powerhouse will last longer... Read more

This is the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, expect an IFA appearance

This is the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, expect an IFA appearance

By Luke Edwards

The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact appears to have leaked in promotional photos of the handset.While Sony is expected to unveil its next flagship in the Xperia Z5 at IFA, from 2 September, the Compact hasn't leaked much.These leaked photos come via Dutch site... Read more

Lytro goes open source for VR capture and more

Lytro goes open source for VR capture and more

By Luke Edwards

Lytro, the name behind light field photography, has just generously dished out all its tech to everyone, by becoming open source.This means anyone can now use the Illum camera and first-gen camera smarts to create anything their imaginations allow. This... Read more

Huawei Mate8 leak suggests it could be the highlight of IFA

Huawei Mate8 leak suggests it could be the highlight of IFA

By Luke Edwards

Huawei is getting ready to launch its new Mate8 smartphone at the IFA tradeshow on 2 September.Officially, invites for a Huawei event, with the name 8 on the invite, have already gone out. Now a leak has revealed more of what we can expect from the phone... Read more

Pocket-lint Extreme: Ziplining across Wembley Stadium

Pocket-lint Extreme: Ziplining across Wembley Stadium

By Luke Edwards

Going to Wembley Stadium is an exciting trip on its own. But going, not to watch football but to zipline across the stadium, is even more exhilarating.We were invited to take the plunge across one of the world's most famous football pitches. What better... Read more

Electric Aston Martin Rapide confirmed: 800hp AWD supercar gunning for Tesla

Electric Aston Martin Rapide confirmed: 800hp AWD supercar gunning for Tesla

By Luke Edwards

Tesla may have got a head start on electric supercars but now Aston Martin has confirmed it's joining the race. The Aston Martin Rapide should be an 800hp electric supercar, due soon.Speaking to Automotive News, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer revealed... Read more

HTC One M10, dubbed HTC O2, leaks: Snapdragon 820, QHD and waterproof

HTC One M10, dubbed HTC O2, leaks: Snapdragon 820, QHD and waterproof

By Luke Edwards

A new flagship HTC One appears to have leaked under the name HTC O2, or HTC One M10. The device is reportedly going to pack some high-end specs.The leaks come from sources of Chinese sites MyDrivers and Mobile-dad. These claim the handset will be unveiled in... Read more

Windows Surface Mobile 'Juggernaut Alpha' leaks: QHD, 4GB, wireless charging, 21MP PureView and more

Windows Surface Mobile 'Juggernaut Alpha' leaks: QHD, 4GB, wireless charging, 21MP PureView and more

By Luke Edwards

What's claimed to be the rumoured Windows Surface Phone has leaked online under the codename "Juggernaut Alpha" which should ship as "Surface Mobile". And as the codename suggests it should knock over any competition in its path.Rumours of a Surface Phone... Read more

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine, the water wearable for swimmers

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine, the water wearable for swimmers

By Luke Edwards

Misfit, best known for its Shine activity tracker, has teamed up with Speedo to create its first water-specific wearable. The Misfit Speedo wants to make swimming data collection easy.The Speedo branded tracker will not only track swimming but will work... Read more

Watch Boston Dynamics humanoid Atlas robot take a walk in the woods, looking like a ninja

Watch Boston Dynamics humanoid Atlas robot take a walk in the woods, looking like a ninja

By Luke Edwards

If you go down to the woods today you could be in for a big surprise, especially if you're near Boston Dynamics' testing grounds. The robot development company has unleashed its Atlas humanoid robot on the world in outdoor tests.The 6-foot Atlas humanoid... Read more

Apple Music Festival line-up teased: Pharrell, Disclosure, One Direction and more

Apple Music Festival line-up teased: Pharrell, Disclosure, One Direction and more

By Luke Edwards

Following the Apple Music and Beats 1 launch there was always going to be a special attention given to this year's Apple Music Festival. Especially as the old iTunes Festival name has been ditched. Now the line-up has been partially announced and it shouldn't... Read more

How to get the best Wi-Fi signal, using particle accelerator physics

How to get the best Wi-Fi signal, using particle accelerator physics

By Luke Edwards

Finding the best Wi-Fi signal should not be difficult and certainly isn't rocket science. But it is particle physics.Using the smarts of particle accelerator maths you can now find the best possible Wi-Fi router position for your home.Since electromagnetic... Read more

Get ready for The Rugby Championship with new England Rugby Sky+HD remote

Get ready for The Rugby Championship with new England Rugby Sky+HD remote

By Luke Edwards

Rugby fans may be getting excited already, with The Rugby Championship approaching. But that hasn't stopped Sky risking over exciting them by releasing a special England Rugby remote.At the bottom of the black and white remote is an icon showing the English... Read more

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

Dell Chromebook 13 announced: Intel Core i5, 12-hour battery, business secure and more

By Luke Edwards

Dell has teamed up with Google to create its latest Chromebook 13. The plan was to create a sleek design that's powerful enough for business use.The design is aimed at the premium end with a carbon fibre weave cover, magnesium alloy palm rest and aluminium... Read more

Samsung watch: The story of Samsung's smartwatches then, now and what's to come

Samsung watch: The story of Samsung's smartwatches then, now and what's to come

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has been creating smartwatches for years.But only now does it have stark competition from Apple's Watch, LG, Sony, Asus, and others. Can focusing on it's own operating system and adding 4G connectivity (standalone) help it lead the way?We've dissected... Read more

Sony Xperia Z5 Plus leaks showing fingerprint reader and potential 4K display

Sony Xperia Z5 Plus leaks showing fingerprint reader and potential 4K display

By Luke Edwards

It's that time of year again, with IFA approaching in September, Sony is traditionally getting ready to reveal a new Xperia flagship smartphone.Now render images of what are claimed to be the Sony Xperia Z5+ have leaked in what appears to be an official... Read more

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S event invites go out for IFA in September

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S event invites go out for IFA in September

By Luke Edwards

Huawei has begun sending out invites to a launch event at the IFA trade show in Berlin on 2 September.The invites feature a 3D "S" along with details of timings. What this "S" represents is still unclear. This could be an entirely new line called Ascend... Read more

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

By Luke Edwards

Highways England has announced that it will create roads made to wirelessly charge cars as they drive.The plan is to encourage electric vehicles by building infrastructure that will support their use. Imagine never having to charge or refuel your car,... Read more

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

By Luke Edwards

When searching for the fastest internet service provider it can be a daunting task. Sure, the ISPs will tell you how fast they are, but does that actually translate into those speeds in the real world? Not always.Stepping outside of its remit as purely... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature world’s first holographic smartphone display?

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature world’s first holographic smartphone display?

By Luke Edwards

Samsung may be working on a holographic display for its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7.The Korean company has put in a patent for a smartphone screen that's capable of displaying objects in mid-air, holographically.The patent shows a phone that... Read more

What is the Nebia shower? Save money, intensify showers, help the planet

What is the Nebia shower? Save money, intensify showers, help the planet

By Luke Edwards

Nebia aims to reinvent the shower, something which hasn't changed for over a century. The new shower will not only feel better but should save 70 per cent of the water a current shower uses. That means saving you money and helping the environment.Nebia... Read more

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

By Luke Edwards

Imagine using your television as a giant touchscreen with all the apps and smarts of Android. That's what Touchjet Wave aims to let you do.Launched today on Indiegogo the Wave is the second product from Touchjet which has already released a touchscreen... Read more

Electrolux HP+ wearable concept projects on the hand to make learning fun

Electrolux HP+ wearable concept projects on the hand to make learning fun

By Luke Edwards

The idea of making the world into a giant game, to help children learn, is far from new – but making it a wearable projector is certainly novel.The Electrolux HP+ is a concept design that's in the runnings of the Electrolux Design Lab competition for... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus gets certification ahead of expected Thursday unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus gets certification ahead of expected Thursday unveiling

By Luke Edwards

Samsung is holding its Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August where it's expected to reveal the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge Plus smartphones. Now mere rumours have been upgraded to certifications.The Malaysian certification body, SIRIM, has just... Read more