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

GDC 2015: These are the Steam Machines landing this holiday season

GDC 2015: These are the Steam Machines landing this holiday season

We’ve been waiting for a long time now, but Steam Machines are finally beginning to appear. These living room PCs come from a variety of manufacturers, but they all share one thing: they use SteamOS to give gamers a streamlined way to play PC games on the big screen. And at GDC 2015, Steam Machines [...]

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More
You’ll soon be able to use your phone as an Android TV game controller

You’ll soon be able to use your phone as an Android TV game controller

Finally Google is letting users combine the mediocrity of Android gaming with the terrible experience of using touchscreen/accelerometer game controls. That’s right: soon you won’t need multiple Android TV game controllers to play splitscreen Mario Kart knock-offs on the big screen – just a few friends with Android phones and not a single actual video [...]

March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More
DealsRadar: TechRadar Deals: Xbox One bargain, Nintendo 2DS, speakers, games and more!

DealsRadar: TechRadar Deals: Xbox One bargain, Nintendo 2DS, speakers, games and more!

It’s the end of the week and we’re finishing up with some more TechRadar Deals! TODAY’S HOT DEALS Xbox One: This one was so popular last time out we thought we’d include it again as the deal is still available! You won’t find a new Xbox One any cheaper than this anywhere, it’s a white [...]

March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Computing

Hands-on review: MWC 2015: Archos 94 Magnus

Hands-on review: MWC 2015: Archos 94 Magnus

The Archos 94 Magnus may look like just another run of the mill Android tablet, but beneath its 9.4-inch display lies a hidden secret. 256GB of internal storage. It’s harnesses Archos’ new technology, Fusion Storage, to achieve such as large amount of internal space What’s more the 94 Magnus also sports a microSD card slot, [...]

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Review: Synology DiskStation DS2015xs

Review: Synology DiskStation DS2015xs

Introduction and design Marketed as a medium-sized business solution, the 8-bay DiskStation DS2015xs from Synology is a very scalable NAS appliance which, when teamed with an optional 12-bay expansion unit, has an impressive raw capacity of 120TB. It also stands out due to its ARM-based quad-core processor which, although unusual on this class of NAS, [...]

March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen

Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen

Introduction and design Capitalizing on the stylus craze to give tablet owners more precision input, Lenovo asks users of its $ 299 (£195, AU$ 385) Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows to not only touch and poke at the screen, but to key it, stab it, and slash it with almost any metal object. Though Lenovo [...]

February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Photography

Sony announces six new FE lenses for its full-frame CSCs

Sony announces six new FE lenses for its full-frame CSCs

TechRadar has been shown six new full-frame FE mount lenses for Sony’s A7-series compact system cameras. Actually, two of these are conversion lenses, but they way they’ve been designed to work means they deserve to be included in the total. At the same time, we were treated to some short videos from the Sony lens [...]

March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Nikon P900 bridge camera brings a record-breaking 83x optical zoom

Nikon P900 bridge camera brings a record-breaking 83x optical zoom

The zooms on bridge cameras just keep getting longer and longer. Nikon’s previous model, the P610, had a 60x zoom, but the P900 beats this with ease. Best bridge camera Best compact camera Camera reviews With Nikon’s Dynamic Fine Zoom system, the zoom range is doubled, offering a 166x zoom and 4000mm equivalent focal length [...]

March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Fuji launches S9900W and S9800 with 50x zooms

Fuji launches S9900W and S9800 with 50x zooms

The new S9900W and S9800 are pretty impressive bridge cameras, even though the principal specs are almost identical to last year’s S9400W and S9200 models. The lens is the same, for a start, a whopping 50x 24-1200mm equivalent f/2.9-6.5 zoom. It might not be the longest in its class – the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS [...]

March 1, 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: mini review: Klipsch Reference On-Ear

Review: mini review: Klipsch Reference On-Ear

As far as headphone features are concerned, Bluetooth and gesture controls don’t interest Klipsch a whole lot. Rather than putting its eggs into as many baskets as possible, the Indiana-based company chose the route less traveled with its Reference On-Ear headphones, opting instead to master of the fundamentals: performance and comfort. For headphones in 2015, [...]

March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Week in Gaming: #Hashbombs, #Dark Knights and #zombie #bikinis

Week in Gaming: #Hashbombs, #Dark Knights and #zombie #bikinis

Twitter is like a catchy song. At first, you hate it. Why does everyone like this? It’s awful, it’s full of people complaining and being aggressive and taking photos of their cats and food and themselves. Then, you start to get drawn in by its charms. You tentatively set up an account. You tweet a [...]

March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Review: mini review: Cambridge Audio G2

Review: mini review: Cambridge Audio G2

These days, it’s not difficult to find a Bluetooth speaker that provides reliable connectivity, long-lasting battery, a conversation-sparking form factor and favorable sound. But it is harder to find options that do it for a decent price. The British-engineered Cambridge Audio G2 looks to offer that, plus the kitchen sink, for a wallet-friendly $ 149 [...]

March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More