Gadgets

Review: Jawbone UP Move

Review: Jawbone UP Move

The Jawbone UP wearable platform is well regarded as one of the best options on the market for both step counting and sleep tracking – even if the hardware’s longevity has, at times, come under question. But with the Fitbit Charge and the Sony Smartband Talk all charging headlong into premium devices, there was a [...]

February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Hands-on review: CES 2015: Sony SmartEyeglass Attach

Hands-on review: CES 2015: Sony SmartEyeglass Attach

The Sony SmartEyeglass Attach is a new idea from Sony (surprisingly) to bring augmented reality to your run. Well, in theory the piece can attach to any pair of glasses and could be used to improve any activity by placing info near your pupil, but the first iteration is designed for sport, and specifically running [...]

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Hands-on review: CES 2015: Razer Nabu X smartband

Hands-on review: CES 2015: Razer Nabu X smartband

Razer has really stepped into the wearables game with the Nabu X. Not only is it much more affordable than its predecessor, the Razer Nabu, it’s essentially the exact same smartband, specs-wise. The X will deliver the same notifications from smartphones, track sleep, steps, calories, distance and has social band-to-band capabilities. It will also continue [...]

February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Gaming

PC Gaming Week: Is the MMORPG on the verge of extinction?

PC Gaming Week: Is the MMORPG on the verge of extinction?

Introduction and DayZ of our lives Ten years ago, you couldn’t throw a gnoll without hitting a blockbuster MMORPG. Every fantasy or science fiction brand wanted to be one, and every video game franchise seemed to be turning into one. In my regrettable foray into PR, I even represented a Michael Jackson MMO for a [...]

March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments More
PC Gaming Week: How Dizzy’s success sent Codemasters into a spin

PC Gaming Week: How Dizzy’s success sent Codemasters into a spin

Introduction and Dizzy Back in 1992, in a lengthy interview covering every topic under the sun, Amiga Power chatted to the CodeMasters team about, well, pretty much everything. For everything on the success of Dizzy to how the company wrote the quotes on the back of its own game boxes (yeah — they went there), [...]

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More
PC Gaming Week: Outer Wilds is a game that asks: what if you only had 20 minutes to live?

PC Gaming Week: Outer Wilds is a game that asks: what if you only had 20 minutes to live?

This article was provided to TechRadar for PC Gaming Week by Edge magazine. Follow Edge on Twitter here. Click here for Edge subscription offers. Well, this is new. We’ve played a lot of incomplete code, but never have we failed to get past the title screen before. Except this is not a bug, and it’s [...]

March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Computing

Review: Tesco Connect

Review: Tesco Connect

Introduction and performance To TechRadar regulars, the Tesco Connect tablet may well bring with it a sense of deja-vu, mainly because Tesco’s latest own-brand tablet is almost a carbon copy of the Linx 7 that I reviewed weeks ago. Tesco’s Windows tablet comes with a power adaptor, a few leaflets, a micro-USB to USB adaptor [...]

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Review: Zyxel NAS540

Review: Zyxel NAS540

Introduction and design Marketed as a four-bay personal cloud appliance, the NAS540 is Zyxel’s offering in the tricky crossover market covering both demanding consumers and price-sensitive small businesses. The leading NAS vendors all want a share of this action which means stiff competition for the NAS540 which, although well specified, falls short in a couple [...]

March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Review: Fujitsu Primergy RX2540 M1

Review: Fujitsu Primergy RX2540 M1

Introduction and spec Servers based on Intel’s Haswell-based Xeon processors are fast becoming commonplace with all the big vendors (and most of the small ones) having now refreshed their product lines with the new silicon. Not least Fujitsu, which added the RX2540 M1 to its Primergy line-up at the start of the year to better [...]

March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Photography

Weird, surreal, brilliant: The Photography Show 2015

Weird, surreal, brilliant: The Photography Show 2015

Best tip: Olympus sensor cleaning Not content with providing show visitors with a free massage, Olympus also had a small laboratory where white-coated technicians would clean your Olympus camera while you waited. A quick scrub with a toothbrush dealt with that tricky area round the mode dial, a careful wipe with a lens cloth put [...]

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Buying Guide: TR Top 10: Best GoPro and Action cameras

Buying Guide: TR Top 10: Best GoPro and Action cameras

Top 10 best action cameras Action cameras are unlike any other kind of camera. They’re designed to be attached to helmets, surfboards, cars and other objects, not hand held. Typically, they’re small, tough and simple, with a lens on the front that captures the world in a fish-eye perspective. Their small size and dramatic POV [...]

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More
TechRadar at The Photography Show

TechRadar at The Photography Show

The Photography Show runs from March 21-24 at the Birmingham NEC and this year’s visitor numbers are at an all-time high. TechRadar’s been presenting a full program of talks on its Mobileography stand, introducing photographers to the power and potential of the latest smartphones and showing the work of top mobile photographers and artists. And [...]

March 24, 2015 | 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 [...]

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More
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 [...]

January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More
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 [...]

January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More
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 [...]

January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments More

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Review: Updated: Amazon Fire TV Stick

Review: Updated: Amazon Fire TV Stick

Intro, design and setup The set-top box landscape is changing. It used to be a full-size battle royale where three titans – the Roku 3, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV – duked it out for control of your television. Then, in July of last year, Google released Chromecast, a set-top box built into a [...]

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Review: mini review: Inateck BTSP-10 Plus

Review: mini review: Inateck BTSP-10 Plus

There’s a fun trend occurring in the Bluetooth speaker market. Expensive Bluetooth speakers are facing endangerment by the growing amount of cheaper models that do nearly as good a job at pumping out music. Case in point, the UE Mini Boom. For just 100 bucks, its fantastic combo of performance, appeal and value make for [...]

March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More
PC Gaming Week: TechRadar’s PC Gaming Week

PC Gaming Week: TechRadar’s PC Gaming Week

It wasn’t so long ago that the PC was being written off in the face of tumbling shipments, a widespread dislike for Windows 8 and the rising popularity of tablets. Mobile computing has undoubtedly changed how people buy and use PCs, but for gamers it’s business as usual. For people who need the latest (and [...]

March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More