Gadgets

Review: Updated: Jawbone Up

Review: Updated: Jawbone Up

Update: You’ll struggle to find a first-gen Jawbone UP on the street, so it might be worth checking out our Jawbone UP3 and Jawbone UP2 reviews. Original review follows: Like love, sensors are all around us. The astronomic growth in smartphone uptake means that most of the people you know now carry around a device [...]

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Review: Dog & Bone LockSmart

Review: Dog & Bone LockSmart

Introduction and design Padlocks have always been pretty straightforward, haven’t they? Simply lock one up and keep its key in a safe place so you can open it up again. Not much more to it, is there? Actually, there are a number of ways in which padlocks can evolve in order to provide expanded functionality [...]

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Review: LG CordZero Handstick

Review: LG CordZero Handstick

While it’s safe to say that Dyson has revolutionised the cordless vacuum cleaner space in recent years, there is still plenty of room for alternative options in this booming market, especially if those alternatives provide a different experience and sport a more affordable price tag ($ 449) than what Dyson’s products are currently selling for. [...]

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Gaming

Updated: 30 best PC games: the must-play titles you can’t afford to miss

Updated: 30 best PC games: the must-play titles you can’t afford to miss

Introduction The PC is either making a comeback or never went away in the first place, depending on who you ask. Whichever camp you’re in, a deluge of triple-A titles, virtual reality and (whisper it) decent console ports make picking the PC over the Xbox One or PS4 a no-brainer. Thanks to the popularity of [...]

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Updated: 15 best indie games on PC and consoles

Updated: 15 best indie games on PC and consoles

Introduction Update: Check out our most recent full entry to the list: The Witness at spot 15. It’s designer Jonathan Blow’s second major release that has the gaming world buzzing. Original article follows… No-one can agree what an indie game is. Some combination of a small studio, a weird idea and no publisher is the [...]

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Watch Link get an axe to the face in this new Twilight Princess HD trailer

Watch Link get an axe to the face in this new Twilight Princess HD trailer

Nintendo unveiled a new The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD trailer in advance of the game’s March 4 release date. The minute-and-a-half footage shows Link in beautiful 1080p action, a resolution that the Hero of Time doesn’t see all that often, fighting baddies and taking an axe straight in his fairy face. Twilight Princess [...]

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Computing

Review: Capture One Pro 9

Review: Capture One Pro 9

Capture One Pro basics Capture One made its name as a professional solution for tethered shooting when using Phase One and Mamiya Leaf medium format cameras. The camera is connected by cable to a computer, which you use to compose images, adjust camera settings and carry out quick post-shoot enhancements. Nine editions down the road, [...]

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Review: Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W

Review: Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W

Introduction and design There was a time when scanners were one of the most sought-after peripherals when you bought a new computer. Back then, flatbed and handheld models from the likes of Logitech or Microtek vied for your custom. That was before someone in an engineering team had the bright idea to merge a scanner [...]

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Review: Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W

Review: Brother ImageCenter ADS-3600W

Introduction and design There was a time when scanners were one of the most sought-after peripherals when you bought a new computer. Back then, flatbed and handheld models from the likes of Logitech or Microtek vied for your custom. That was before someone in an engineering team had the bright idea to merge a scanner [...]

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Photography

The tech that’s changing photography – and it’s just getting started

The tech that’s changing photography – and it’s just getting started

The connected camera 10 years ago clunky digital cameras were used to take a few pictures in the hope you had something decent when you looked later on the laptop. Photos were still locked to the device, the film replaced with a memory card that was useless until connected to a computer. But in recent [...]

February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Shooting with Sony’s new master class lenses

Shooting with Sony’s new master class lenses

Shooting with Sony’s finest lenses yet Sony has been a path finder in the digital camera world for many years as one of the original creators of mirrorless cameras and later mirrorless full frame cameras. But one of its weakest points has been its selection of lenses, especially the small family of FE lenses the [...]

February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Say goodbye to these GoPro cameras in April

Say goodbye to these GoPro cameras in April

Following a dismal start to the year, GoPro is cutting its lineup in half. The company will stop sales of its three lower-end Heroes beginning in April, according to The Verge. Those are the Hero+ LCD, Hero+ and standard Hero, currently GoPro’s least expensive camera. The Hero4 Black, Hero4 Silver and Hero4 Session, now its [...]

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Software

Google CEO says it’s too soon for a Motorola Nexus

Google CEO says it’s too soon for a Motorola Nexus

When Google’s purchase of Motorola was finalized this past May, many expected Moto to take the reins on the next Nexus device. This was despite repeated statements from Google explaining that Motorola wouldn’t receive preferential treatment over partners like Samsung, LG or Asus when it came to developing a new Nexus smartphone or tablet. In [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 upgraded to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 upgraded to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Samsung has started pushing out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to the Galaxy Note 2. It’s only reached Poland so far, according to the table over at SamMobile, but is rolling out in phases. So keep hitting the update button and hopefully you should see it soon enough. So what’s new? Well there’s a [...]

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive: Microsoft: IE auto-update caused internal panic

Exclusive: Microsoft: IE auto-update caused internal panic

With Internet Explorer finally getting auto updates for the first time this year, the UK lead for the product has told TechRadar that she has quelled a ‘reasonable amount of internal panic’ from the Microsoft enterprise teams. Auto-updating to the latest browser has been a big boon for rivals like Chrome, and clearly makes sense [...]

January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Component

CES 2012: LaCie shows off new Thunderbolt products

CES 2012: LaCie shows off new Thunderbolt products

LaCie has announced the 2big Tunderbolt Series and the eSATA Hub Thunderbolt series at CES 2012. The storage specialist is showing off its latest Thunderbolt-equipped offerings with the technology offering transfer rates three times that of FireWire 800. LaCie 2big features RAID security, hot swappable discs and a solid aluminimum case, with capacities up to [...]

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CES 2012: Can Intel take the smartphone fight to ARM?

CES 2012: Can Intel take the smartphone fight to ARM?

Can Intel take the smartphone fight to ARM? Intel’s ‘Medfield’ Atom chip has been a long time coming, and we first reported on its announcement back in February 2011 after Mobile World Congress. Now we know it’s called the Intel Atom Z2460, and is at the heart of the new Lenovo K800 smartphone released today [...]

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Updated: CES 2012 highlights: what you need to know

Updated: CES 2012 highlights: what you need to know

CES 2012 highlights The world’s greatest tech show – CES 2012 – kicked off on Monday 9 January (if you’re a show obsessive, note that’s a week later than usual). Running until Thursday, the show sees the entire tech world descend on Las Vegas. We’ll be hearing from the biggest names in technology to talk [...]

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Review: Updated: Amazon Fire TV

Review: Updated: Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV Update: Amazon Fire TV will get an operating system upgrade in the coming weeks. New features include Alexa support to first generation Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices and improvements to Amazon Video add-on subscription services. While some products are released in a maelstrom of fanfare and hype, others are released [...]

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Windows 10 is going down great with gamers, catching Windows 7 fast

Windows 10 is going down great with gamers, catching Windows 7 fast

Windows 10 is popular among PC gamers – or at least Steam users, at any rate – and indeed it’s closing rapidly on Windows 7′s market share among users of Valve’s gaming service. New Steam survey results for January which have just been revealed show Windows 7 in the lead with 42.08% of the user [...]

February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More
New Samsung VR camera could launch alongside Galaxy S7

New Samsung VR camera could launch alongside Galaxy S7

Samsung has a new 360-degree VR camera in the works, one that could debut alongside the Galaxy S7 on February 21. Before you go, "That’s not something I’ll ever be able to afford," take heed that the Gear 360 is a compact, spherical 360-degree snapper comprised of two 180-degree fisheye lenses, according to SamMobile. The [...]

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