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Apple Watch Series 4 review: The smartwatch king is bigger and better than ever
5.0 stars Apple Watch Series 4 review: The smartwatch king is bigger and better than ever By Stuart Miles

With a bigger screen dominating its design, the Apple S4 watch upgrades software, processing power, well-being via heart-monitoring and more... Read more

Apple TV 4K review: A long-awaited boost to the premium streamer
5.0 stars Apple TV 4K review: A long-awaited boost to the premium streamer By Stuart Miles

A lot can happen in a couple of years. Whole industries can shift, evolve, or even die.Since the last Apple TV launch - which was all about games - we've... Read more

Ecovacs Deebot 710 robot vacuum review: Cleans out your house and not your bank account
4.0 stars Ecovacs Deebot 710 robot vacuum review: Cleans out your house and not your bank account By Dan Sung

The 710 offers great cleaning skills. Its only downside is the battery life won't last for large houses. Otherwise it's a great robo-vac to consider.... Read more

Nokia 8.1 review: Slipping into the mid-range
3.5 stars Nokia 8.1 review: Slipping into the mid-range By Chris Hall

Nokia 8.1 has some strong features, but also makes some odd decisions and has strong competition from Motorola. Read all about it in our full review.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone
4.5 stars Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone By Chris Hall

Leading camera performance and front of the line for Android updates - but what else does the Pixel 3 XL offer?... Read more

Apple iPad mini review (2019): Small but mighty
4.5 stars Apple iPad mini review (2019): Small but mighty By Dan Grabham

The iPad mini first graced shelves in 2012 and its design hasn't changed much over the last seven years. The internals are a different story though, and... Read more

Rokit IO Pro 3D initial review: Services are the key for Rokit
Rokit IO Pro 3D initial review: Services are the key for Rokit By Dan Grabham

Rokit is a new entrant to the phone market but it has already announced a few feature phones plus two new smartphones including this $300/£250 handset.... Read more

Nikon Z6 review: Fabulous full-framer
5.0 stars Nikon Z6 review: Fabulous full-framer By Mike Lowe

The lower-resolution full-frame mirrorless of Nikon's two debut Z series cameras is a well-built, capable camera with superb image quality potential.... Read more

Nest Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price
4.0 stars Nest Cam IQ review: Great home security lacks an intelligent asking price By Cam Bunton

The personal home security market is on the up, thanks to reduced costs and size of components required to make it all work. Now, we no longer need a dedicated... Read more

Black Shark 2 initial review: Not just a gaming great, a fantastic flagship too
Black Shark 2 initial review: Not just a gaming great, a fantastic flagship too By Mike Lowe

The second-generation Black Shark is a gaming phone at its best: great looks, ultimate power and versatility from accessories see it lead the way.... Read more

Oppo Find X review: Smartphones just got interesting again
4.0 stars Oppo Find X review: Smartphones just got interesting again By Cam Bunton

Oppo has entered the UK and EU with a bang in the Find X, but can this pricey (£799) flagship succeed in a market where no one has heard of the brand?... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9 review: You'd be silly not to buy one
4.5 stars Xiaomi Mi 9 review: You'd be silly not to buy one By Chris Hall

Offering powerful hardware and a good camera experience, the Mi 9 is let down by the software, but at this price it's a compelling flagship phone... Read more

Lenovo Yoga C930 review: Sensational sound and visuals
4.5 stars Lenovo Yoga C930 review: Sensational sound and visuals By Mike Lowe

Say hello to the Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos soundbar laptop. Great sound and visuals meet long battery life and a superb typing experience.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Buds review: Keeping it simple
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Buds review: Keeping it simple By Cam Bunton

For its latest wire-free earphone creation, Samsung has stripped back the features and focused on what's really important. Has it worked?... Read more

Range Rover Evoque (2019) review: Bristling with tech and better than ever
4.5 stars Range Rover Evoque (2019) review: Bristling with tech and better than ever By Leon Poultney

Redesigned from the ground up, the all-new Evoque might bear a striking resemblance to its predecessor but it feels like an entirely new vehicle... Read more

Fitbit Inspire HR review: The new fitness tracking king?
4.5 stars Fitbit Inspire HR review: The new fitness tracking king? By Britta O'Boyle

Is Fitbit's new Inspire HR the sub-£100 fitness tracker to beat? We review the waterproofed, heart-rate and sleep-tracking fitness device in full.... Read more

Vivo Apex 2019 concept phone review: Is port-free the future?
Vivo Apex 2019 concept phone review: Is port-free the future? By Mike Lowe

It's a phone with no ports. Anywhere. Is Vivo showing us the future that could be, or is it a concept that steps a little too far?... Read more

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite initial review: You're a wizard, Harry
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite initial review: You're a wizard, Harry By Chris Hall

Blending the magical realm with the real, you have to save the world from the Calamity in the latest AR game from Niantic... Read more

Devil May Cry 5 review: Focused and spectacular
5.0 stars Devil May Cry 5 review: Focused and spectacular By Steve Boxer

It's been over 10 years since DMC's last true outing, with DMC5 a true return to form for the series.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10+ review: A perfect 10?
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S10+ review: A perfect 10? By Chris Hall

Samsung's big screen phone offers a sublime experience... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 review: Stellar looks but battery struggles
4.0 stars Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 review: Stellar looks but battery struggles By Chris Hall

Luxury meets modularity in the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch.... Read more

Roborock E2 Xiaowa review: An affordable yet astounding robot vacuum
4.5 stars Roborock E2 Xiaowa review: An affordable yet astounding robot vacuum By Adrian Willings

The Roborock Xiaowa E25 is another robot vacuum cleaner with plenty of smart features, excellent cleaning power and intelligence to boot.... Read more

Fitbit Versa Lite Edition initial review: The smartwatch to buy?
Fitbit Versa Lite Edition initial review: The smartwatch to buy? By Britta O'Boyle

With a similar design, fewer features but a more accessible price, is Fitbit's Versa Lite Edition the smartwatch to buy? Here are our first thoughts.... Read more

Toyota Corolla review: The Corolla badge is back for 2019
4.0 stars Toyota Corolla review: The Corolla badge is back for 2019 By Leon Poultney

The Corolla badge is back and Toyota is on a mission to smash any notion that it's boring.... Read more

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 with Nvidia RTX review: A slim gaming machine with ray tracing smarts
4.0 stars Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 with Nvidia RTX review: A slim gaming machine with ray tracing smarts By Adrian Willings

The pinnacle Asus ROG gaming laptop. The RTX graphics is a joy to use - but limited battery life, noisy fans and a high price are limitations.... Read more

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless review: Serious about sound quality
4.5 stars Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless review: Serious about sound quality By Cam Bunton

Want great sounding wire-free buds? The True Wireless is late to the game but bring USB-C charging and a carry case along with their big asking price.... Read more

Nokia 9 PureView initial review: Pursuing photographic perfection
Nokia 9 PureView initial review: Pursuing photographic perfection By Chris Hall

The Nokia 9 PureView has five cameras on the back - but what's it like as a phone?... Read more

Sony Xperia 1 initial review: Standing tall
Sony Xperia 1 initial review: Standing tall By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is looking to stand out from the crowd with its latest flagship - the Xperia 1. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Motorola Moto G7 review: Is the standard model the one to buy?
4.0 stars Motorola Moto G7 review: Is the standard model the one to buy? By Mike Lowe

The Moto G has long been one of our favourite budget smartphones, but with the G7 Plus model only £30 more does the standard G7 still have a place?... Read more

Samsung Q90R 4K TV review: The complete QLED package
5.0 stars Samsung Q90R 4K TV review: The complete QLED package By Steve Withers

The HDR superstar, this top-end Samsung 4K TV for 2019 has ultra brightness, extra wide viewing angles, and more voice control than before.... Read more

F(x)tec Pro1 initial review: Bringing back the QWERTY Android glory days
F(x)tec Pro1 initial review: Bringing back the QWERTY Android glory days By Cam Bunton

The F(x)tec pro is a mashup of all our favourite old QWERTY-equipped Android phones. Here's what it's like.... Read more

Nubia Alpha initial review: A flawed glimpse of the future?
Nubia Alpha initial review: A flawed glimpse of the future? By Cam Bunton

Nubia billed its Alpha as a wearable phone, but it raises more questions than it answers.... Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 initial review: A much improved headset opens up lots more possibilities
Microsoft HoloLens 2 initial review: A much improved headset opens up lots more possibilities By Stuart Miles

We try out the new HoloLens 2 at MWC 2019 to see how the Augmented Reality headset works.... Read more

Sony Xperia 10 initial review: The £299 trendsetter?
Sony Xperia 10 initial review: The £299 trendsetter? By Britta O'Boyle

Our first impressions of the Xperia 10 - is it the mid-ranger to go for?... Read more

Sony Xperia 10 Plus initial review: Mid-range marvel
Sony Xperia 10 Plus initial review: Mid-range marvel By Britta O'Boyle

There are a few trends already taking off for smartphones in 2019. We've seen punch hole cameras, slider phones, in-display fingerprint sensors and smaller... Read more

LG G8 ThinQ initial review: Great or gimmicky?
LG G8 ThinQ initial review: Great or gimmicky? By Britta O'Boyle

LG G8 ThinQ is one of two new smartphones announced at Mobile World Congress, bringing the G Series forward. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

LG V50 ThinQ initial review: 5G in a familiar package
LG V50 ThinQ initial review: 5G in a familiar package By Chris Hall

LG wanted to be quick to market with the LG V50 ThinQ, so it launches its first 5G device along side the LG G8 ThinQ. The differentiation between these... Read more

Huawei MateBook X Pro initial review: Pleasing performance bump
Huawei MateBook X Pro initial review: Pleasing performance bump By Chris Hall

The Huawei MateBook X Pro was one of our favourite notebooks of 2018. With the general feeling that premium notebook manufacturers are declining, Huawei... Read more

Huawei MateBook 14 initial review: Spreading Huawei's Windows wings
Huawei MateBook 14 initial review: Spreading Huawei's Windows wings By Chris Hall

A tweak in design results in a neat, powerful and nicely designed Windows laptop... Read more

Far Cry New Dawn review: What comes after the nuclear storm?
4.0 stars Far Cry New Dawn review: What comes after the nuclear storm? By Steve Boxer

You might want to call it Far Cry 5.5 - but New Dawn's colourful reimagination of its predecessor is a lot of fun if you give it enough time.... Read more

Ricoh GR III initial review: Tugging on those high-end heartstrings
Ricoh GR III initial review: Tugging on those high-end heartstrings By Mike Lowe

The GR III is coming to Europe, priced £800/€900. We got to play with the high-end, fixed-lens, APS-C sensor compact to see if it still appeals.... Read more

Motorola Moto G7 Plus review: King of the affordable phones?
4.5 stars Motorola Moto G7 Plus review: King of the affordable phones? By Mike Lowe

The most powerful of the four Moto G devices for 2019, the 6.2in screen, top-spec G7 brings image stabilisation to its dual camera setup. Is it king?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active initial review: Slim, sporty, lightweight
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active initial review: Slim, sporty, lightweight By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Watch Active alongside its Galaxy S10 range of smartphones. Here are our first impressions with the Gear Sport successor.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G initial review: To infinity and beyond
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G initial review: To infinity and beyond By Britta O'Boyle

We get up close and personal with the Galaxy S10 5G - previously rumoured to be the Galaxy S10 X. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 initial review: Hole-y moly
Samsung Galaxy S10 initial review: Hole-y moly By Cam Bunton

Samsung's latest flagship is here, and we've taken it for a brief spin. Read our thoughts here.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10e initial review: The Galaxy S10 model to buy?
Samsung Galaxy S10e initial review: The Galaxy S10 model to buy? By Britta O'Boyle

Here are our first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S10e. Is it the Galaxy S10 series' unsung hero?... Read more

Moto G7 Power review: Like battery? Love the G7 Power
5.0 stars Moto G7 Power review: Like battery? Love the G7 Power By Chris Hall

The Power - one of four phones in the Moto G7 series - is all about battery life. The massive 5000mAh cell sees it last and last. It's impressive.... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 X review: Fantastic beast, if you can find one
4.5 stars Huawei Mate 20 X review: Fantastic beast, if you can find one By Cam Bunton

Yep, it's a 7.2in phone. Or maybe you want to call it a small tablet. Or Godzilla. Whatever: the Mate 20 X is an impressive media powerhouse.... Read more

Red Dead Redemption 2 review: The game of a lifetime?
5.0 stars Red Dead Redemption 2 review: The game of a lifetime? By Rik Henderson

We’re throwing our two pennies worth into the large brimmed hat and giving you our perspective on one of the best games of the last 12 months.... Read more

Fujifilm X-T30 initial review: The retro king is back and better than ever
Fujifilm X-T30 initial review: The retro king is back and better than ever By Mike Lowe

Small, light, and with great image quality: the X-T30 mirrorless camera adds a joystick control and enhances autofocus over its X-T20 predecessor.... Read more

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