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Ford Mustang Mach-E in pictures: Check out the all-electric Mustang's interior and exterior
Ford Mustang Mach-E in pictures: Check out the all-electric Mustang's interior and exterior By Mike Lowe

The first all-electric Ford is a Mustang in SUV format. Controversial? Perhaps. Check out our pictures, interior and exterior, to see what you think. Read more

All-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E: SUV design, interior tech, price & release date
All-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E: SUV design, interior tech, price & release date By Mike Lowe

Ford's first all-electric vehicle is coming in 2020. Here's the Mustang Mach-E in detail, pictures in and out, and everything you need to know. Read more

RHA Wireless Flight Adapter review: Bringing Bluetooth to in-flight entertainment
4.0 stars RHA Wireless Flight Adapter review: Bringing Bluetooth to in-flight entertainment By Mike Lowe

Want to use your Bluetooth headphones on a flight (or gym machine, portable console, etc)? RHA has a lil box of tricks to make exactly that possible. Read more

Motorola Razr (2019) initial review: It's flip to be square
Motorola Razr (2019) initial review: It's flip to be square By Mike Lowe

The classic flip phone returns, with a fully flexible 6.2in internal display and exterior 2.7in quick display. Is this how dual screen should be done? Read more

Motorola Razr returns: Flip phone official, here's the top 3 features
Motorola Razr returns: Flip phone official, here's the top 3 features By Mike Lowe

It's been a rollercoaster ride for foldable phones in 2019. We've had the first Samsung Galaxy Fold attempt crumble under normal use, while the Huawei Read more

Lexus LC500h review: V6 hybrid masterstroke or total misfire?
4.0 stars Lexus LC500h review: V6 hybrid masterstroke or total misfire? By Mike Lowe

The first sportscar to feature a V6 electric hybrid engine - which regenerates through braking - is this sports car a master or mis-aligned mistake? Read more

B&O Beoplay H9 3rd Gen (2019) review: Great sound, now with Google Assistant
4.0 stars B&O Beoplay H9 3rd Gen (2019) review: Great sound, now with Google Assistant By Mike Lowe

The third-gen H9 introduce voice assistant and improved battery life. The price tag is steep, but the quality is unquestionable. The best over-ears? Read more

Canon EOS 90D review: Is this 32-megapixel DSLR the perfect match?
4.0 stars Canon EOS 90D review: Is this 32-megapixel DSLR the perfect match? By Mike Lowe

With an all-new 32.5-megapixel sensor, capable of 4K video capture, the 90D is a similar-looking but altogether different beast from the outgoing 80D. Read more

Best Bluetooth headphones 2019: Top on-ear or over-ear wireless headphones
Best Bluetooth headphones 2019: Top on-ear or over-ear wireless headphones By Mike Lowe

Here's our pick of the best Bluetooth headphones available to buy today. All the best on-ear or over-ear wireless headphones we've seen in one place. Read more

Leica SL2: What's new? 47MP full-frame sensor, new control buttons and more
Leica SL2: What's new? 47MP full-frame sensor, new control buttons and more By Mike Lowe

It's the second-generation full-frame Leica interchangeable mirrorless camera, so what's new for round two? We go through the top specs. Read more

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 brings first 108-megapixel sensor in five-camera setup
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 brings first 108-megapixel sensor in five-camera setup By Mike Lowe

Not only does the Mi Note 10 have five cameras, one is a 108MP sensor, making for the highest-resolution capture in a phone to date. Read more

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (CC9) review: Five-camera fun or photographic oversell?
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (CC9) review: Five-camera fun or photographic oversell? By Mike Lowe

It's got five cameras, a 108MP main sensor, and it's all about photography. Is this the flagship to make Xiaomi a household name outside of China? Read more

Motorola Moto G8 Plus review: Specced-up and priced down
4.5 stars Motorola Moto G8 Plus review: Specced-up and priced down By Mike Lowe

Looking for an affordable phone? The Moto G8 Plus offers great spec at a sensible price, including great battery performance and multiple cameras. Read more

Best compact cameras 2019: The best point-and-shoot-cameras available to buy today
Best compact cameras 2019: The best point-and-shoot-cameras available to buy today By Mike Lowe

Our guide to the best compact cameras and the top point-and-shoots available. The very best small cameras for your money if you don't want a system. Read more

Road to Tokyo Olympics 2020: How Toyota's tech will make for most technological Games yet
Road to Tokyo Olympics 2020: How Toyota's tech will make for most technological Games yet By Mike Lowe

From automation to robots, hydrogen cars & electric vehicles, Toyota is supporting the Tokto 2020 Olympics in a multitude of ways. Here's our top 5. Read more

Toyota Mirai 2020 in pictures: Hydrogen fuel cell's fresh new image
Toyota Mirai 2020 in pictures: Hydrogen fuel cell's fresh new image By Mike Lowe

The second-gen fuel cell car has totally reworked the original's design and image, making for an attractive hydrogen option at last. See our pictures. Read more

Moto One Macro review: Getting up close and personal
3.5 stars Moto One Macro review: Getting up close and personal By Mike Lowe

The budget handset with a close-up lens special, does the One Macro feel balanced or does the Moto G8 Plus outweigh the need for its existence? Read more

Pro-spec Canon EOS R will bring in-body stabilisation system, new lenses due 2020
Pro-spec Canon EOS R will bring in-body stabilisation system, new lenses due 2020 By Mike Lowe

Although a pro-spec EOS R is 'in consideration', the camera that doesn't yet exist will also come with in-body stabilisation and dual card slots... Read more

Canon EOS 1D X Mark III official: Specs and everything we know so far
Canon EOS 1D X Mark III official: Specs and everything we know so far By Mike Lowe

Canon's top-end DSLR is incoming. We got to see a pre-production version, hands-off, to learn about much of what to expect in 2020... Read more

Best EVs and concept cars at Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Lexus LF-30, Nissan Ariya, Toyota LQ and more
Best EVs and concept cars at Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Lexus LF-30, Nissan Ariya, Toyota LQ and more By Mike Lowe

The 2019 show floor showcased Lexus' first EV, showed the future of Nissan, along with other major brands' EVs & concepts. Here's the best in pictures Read more

Fujifilm X-Pro 3 designed to look like a film camera, hides rear LCD screen
Fujifilm X-Pro 3 designed to look like a film camera, hides rear LCD screen By Mike Lowe

The X-Pro 3's rear screen is hidden, instead presenting a sub-LCD with shooting or film modes, for viewfinder-first use. Too quirky, or ultimate cool? Read more

Lexus LF-30 EV Concept: Luxury brand's first all-electric car revealed
Lexus LF-30 EV Concept: Luxury brand's first all-electric car revealed By Mike Lowe

It's the very first all-electric Lexus, revealed as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. Does the LF-30 spell the future for the Japanese luxury marque? Read more

Moto One Zoom review: Going big on cameras, not on price
4.0 stars Moto One Zoom review: Going big on cameras, not on price By Mike Lowe

Moto's first quad camera phone, the Zoom joins the One series with a different take: its illuminating logo and purple finish show just that. Read more

Realme X2 Pro initial review: Super powerful, super affordable
Realme X2 Pro initial review: Super powerful, super affordable By Mike Lowe

With quad cameras, in-screen fingerprint, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, how can this phone cost just £/€399-499? It's a super price. Read more

Realme X2 Pro wraps 90Hz screen and 64MP quad camera into new €400 flagship
Realme X2 Pro wraps 90Hz screen and 64MP quad camera into new €400 flagship By Mike Lowe

Realme is going big for its 2019 flagship, the X2 Pro, complete with quad camera, 6.5in 90Hz display, in-screen fingerprint scanner and more... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G90 (G95) review: Unlimited 4K video recording ace
4.5 stars Panasonic Lumix G90 (G95) review: Unlimited 4K video recording ace By Mike Lowe

The G80's update has a higher resolution sensor, better video capture, more buttons and other goodies. Is it the sub-£1k mirrorless camera to buy? Read more

Pixelbook Go leaks in full: What to expect from next-gen Chromebook
Pixelbook Go leaks in full: What to expect from next-gen Chromebook By Mike Lowe

The Go was hardly a secret, but now a hands-on has leaked ahead of the official unveil, here are the full details of what to expect from this laptop. Read more

Nikon Z50 initial review: Diversifying the Z mount for enthusiasts
Nikon Z50 initial review: Diversifying the Z mount for enthusiasts By Mike Lowe

The mirrorless version of the Nikon D7500, the Z50 - which uses Z mount lenses with a DX crop sensor (not full-frame) - is mirrorless for enthusiasts. Read more

Nikon Z50 reintroduces entry-level mirrorless category: What's it all about?
Nikon Z50 reintroduces entry-level mirrorless category: What's it all about? By Mike Lowe

Isn't Nikon Z all about full-frame? Not any more! The Z50 brings the DX (APS-C) crop-sensor format to the line-up at the entry level. Read more

Best SD cards: The memory cards to buy, whatever the application
Best SD cards: The memory cards to buy, whatever the application By Mike Lowe

Whether you need more storage or a super-fast card for 4K video, here are the best SD card options to buy. Read more

Nintendo Switch storage full? The best microSD card offers to buy and avoid download disappointment
Nintendo Switch storage full? The best microSD card offers to buy and avoid download disappointment By Mike Lowe

You've got a Nintendo Switch but no storage space? Just one game download can fill the console's 32GB storage. Here are the best microSD cards to buy. Read more

SD cards: Jargon busted, speed ratings explained, which to buy
SD cards: Jargon busted, speed ratings explained, which to buy By Mike Lowe

Understanding SD, SDHC, SDXC (and all their microSD equivalents) cards. The jargon busted, the speeds explained. Here's which you should buy and why. Read more

Fujifilm X-T3 review: Setting the standard for mirrorless
4.5 stars Fujifilm X-T3 review: Setting the standard for mirrorless By Mike Lowe

Fujifilm's enthusiast mirrorless camera; the third-gen model brings faster focus, touch control, greater speed and 4K60 video capture. It's superb. Read more

Canon EOS R review: A new era for full-frame mirrorless
4.0 stars Canon EOS R review: A new era for full-frame mirrorless By Mike Lowe

Canon's full-frame mirrorless camera comes with a new lens mount and a stack of features. Does it represent the future, or spell imminent failure? Read more

Sony A9 II focuses on pro audience - but what features are new?
Sony A9 II focuses on pro audience - but what features are new? By Mike Lowe

The top-end full-frame model from Sony has arrived in its Mark II form, but what's new and is anything worth the upgrade? Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro review: The best phone for under £400
4.5 stars Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro review: The best phone for under £400 By Mike Lowe

With a Qualcomm 855 processor, in-screen fingerprint scanner and triple camera setup, it's hard to believe this phone is just £399. Read more

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation review: One sensational home speaker
5.0 stars Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation review: One sensational home speaker By Mike Lowe

The second-gen hard-wired home speaker brings updated control wheel, new drivers and an included control. And a larger price. Is it worth it? Read more

Canon EOS M200 brings 4K video to its entry-level mirrorless model
Canon EOS M200 brings 4K video to its entry-level mirrorless model By Mike Lowe

The entry-level mirrorless camera adds a new processor, bringing 4K video capture and eye-detection autofocus. But that's your lot. Read more

Skoda Kamiq review: City crossover ticks all the boxes
4.0 stars Skoda Kamiq review: City crossover ticks all the boxes By Mike Lowe

The 'city SUV' from Czech brand Skoda sits beneath its larger Karoq and Kodiaq models, available in a peppy 1-litre petrol. Is it the city SUV to own? Read more

Huawei Mate 30 Pro cameras explained: The best phone-camera you'll probably never buy
Huawei Mate 30 Pro cameras explained: The best phone-camera you'll probably never buy By Mike Lowe

Remember this day: Huawei has revealed the most advanced cameras in a phone. But with no Google Play Store access, its future is questionable. Read more

What is a Waterfall Display and which phones have it? The curved screen edge feature explained
What is a Waterfall Display and which phones have it? The curved screen edge feature explained By Mike Lowe

What is a Waterfall Display, which phones feature one, why would you want one, and what problems does such curved screen design pose? Read more

What is reverse wireless charging and which phones have it? Huawei Mate 30 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, more
What is reverse wireless charging and which phones have it? Huawei Mate 30 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, more By Mike Lowe

Reverse charging is here: the ability to charge Qi wireless charging devices from the back of your phone. Which phones have this feature? Read more

Vivo NEX 3 brings dual curved ‘Waterfall Display' to the fore
Vivo NEX 3 brings dual curved ‘Waterfall Display' to the fore By Mike Lowe

With its 6.89in AMOLED 'Waterfall FullView Display', the Vivo NEX 3 is all about minimal bezel. There's also 5G & a 64MP in its triple camera setup. Read more

Vivo NEX 3 initial review: Waterfall display is a next-gen nod to the future
Vivo NEX 3 initial review: Waterfall display is a next-gen nod to the future By Mike Lowe

The first waterfall display to market, this 6.89-inch panel has dual curved edges and no physical volume buttons as a result. Is this the future? Read more

What is Dolby Cinema? Bringing Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos to the cinema
What is Dolby Cinema? Bringing Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos to the cinema By Mike Lowe

You know the phrase "seeing is believing"? On a trip to Dolby Laboratories, we got to sample first hand exactly what that means in terms of theatrical Read more

Hyundai Ioniq Electric (2019) review: Stepping up its tech game
4.0 stars Hyundai Ioniq Electric (2019) review: Stepping up its tech game By Mike Lowe

The 2019 facelift adds some additional range to this electric car, along with revamped tech for added appeal. Is it the EV to choose? Read more

AKG Y500 Wireless on-ear headphones review: Wireless wonder
4.0 stars AKG Y500 Wireless on-ear headphones review: Wireless wonder By Mike Lowe

As lightweight on-ear headphones go, this AKG pair offers Bluetooth wireless, epic battery life, good sound and comfort - all for a fair price point. Read more

Apple iPhone 11 Pro cameras explained: Why three?
Apple iPhone 11 Pro cameras explained: Why three? By Mike Lowe

The top-end 2019 iPhone comes with three cameras. Here's why, what they do, and which camera and video modes you can expect to find. Read more

Lenovo Yoga C640 initial review: All about 4G connectivity
Lenovo Yoga C640 initial review: All about 4G connectivity By Mike Lowe

With 4G LTE connectivity, Yoga 360-degree hinge, and strong specs, the C640 is an always-connected on-the-go laptop with heaps of appeal. Read more

Lenovo Smart Display 7 initial review: Smaller, smarter Google Assistant hub
Lenovo Smart Display 7 initial review: Smaller, smarter Google Assistant hub By Mike Lowe

Anewer, smaller, version of the 8in/10in Smart Display, complete with Google Assistant, a privacy shutter camera, and ambient light auto-adjustment. Read more

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