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iPhone 7 verdict: beyond the headphone jack

iPhone 7 verdict: beyond the headphone jack

Despite the lack of headphone jack, Apple's new flagship phone is a good upgrade. But has it improved enough to regain the lead as the best smartphone?
Jan 1 2017, 7:00PM
iPhone 7 Plus verdict: same looks, great new tech

iPhone 7 Plus verdict: same looks, great new tech

It's the best iPhone ever, and Apple has improved just about every part of it. So why doesn't it feel like a major upgrade?
Jan 1 2017, 6:45PM
Apple’s AirPods reviewed: who needs a headphone jack?

Apple’s AirPods reviewed: who needs a headphone jack?

Apple’s new wireless earphones look to be ideal companions for iPhone 7 users. We review the AirPods to see how they stack up against the alternatives.
Dec 19 2016, 9:57AM
Fitbit Charge 2 verdict: the best-value fitness band

Fitbit Charge 2 verdict: the best-value fitness band

Looking for a gift for a fitness fan, or even just want to get fit yourself? After reviewing Fitbit's latest mid-range band, we'd suggest looking here first.
Nov 11 2016, 12:05PM
Will Microsoft HoloLens change how we work?

Will Microsoft HoloLens change how we work?

We've had a glimpse into the future workplace with a hands-on demo of Microsoft's augmented reality headset.
Nov 11 2016, 4:00AM
Lenovo's modular Moto Z phones reviewed

Lenovo's modular Moto Z phones reviewed

The Moto Z and Moto Z Play make it easy to add 'mods' such as a battery pack and DSLR camera. But how do the handsets themselves rate? Here are our in-depth reviews.
Nov 8 2016, 6:10PM
Asus' Surface Pro challenger reviewed

Asus' Surface Pro challenger reviewed

The Asus Transformer 3 Pro looks stunning, but how does it compare with Microsoft's market-leading 2-in-1 device?
Nov 4 2016, 12:27PM
Mobile browsing just overtook the desktop for the first time

Mobile browsing just overtook the desktop for the first time

New statistics provide further proof that you need to ensure your website is optimised for mobile devices.
Nov 2 2016, 12:39PM
Microsoft announces a new desktop PC with a difference

Microsoft announces a new desktop PC with a difference

Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Studio in a bold attempt to bring the desktop PC back into vogue.
Oct 27 2016, 9:43AM
Pixel and Pixel XL: the verdict on Google's new phones

Pixel and Pixel XL: the verdict on Google's new phones

Google has finally got serious with its new handsets. Our in-depth testing reveals just how good they really are.
Oct 27 2016, 9:00AM
Sony's new flagship phone: Xperia XZ reviewed

Sony's new flagship phone: Xperia XZ reviewed

The Sony Xperia XZ features a number of improvements over the Xperia Z5, but is it enough to take on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7?
Oct 24 2016, 5:00PM
Free email provider offers end-to-end encryption

Free email provider offers end-to-end encryption

GMX Mail adds to its long list of features by making it easier to keep your email confidential.
Oct 10 2016, 6:30AM
Four time-saving tips for Windows 2-in-1 users

Four time-saving tips for Windows 2-in-1 users

Do you have a hybrid device with Windows 10? Here's how you can get more out of your device.
Oct 7 2016, 11:21AM
Hands-on with Google's stunning new Pixel phones

Hands-on with Google's stunning new Pixel phones

The Pixel and Pixel XL are seriously good. But can they really take on the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus?
Oct 5 2016, 10:22PM
Apple Watch Series 2: the verdict

Apple Watch Series 2: the verdict

Apple's new smartwatch gains GPS, water resistance and other improvements, but it is worth the hefty price?
Sep 26 2016, 4:25PM
How to make killer emails to promote your business

How to make killer emails to promote your business

Social marketing may be trendier, but email is still the king of business marketing. Here are four tips to making the most of the medium.
Sep 20 2016, 3:45PM
Apple Watch 2 gets GPS and waterproofing

Apple Watch 2 gets GPS and waterproofing

Apple's new smartwatch might look like the original, but it has significant upgrades inside.
Sep 12 2016, 10:23AM
How does a VPN work and when should you use one?

How does a VPN work and when should you use one?

What is a virtual private network, and should your business be using one? We answer your most commonly asked questions.
Sep 6 2016, 7:14PM
Has Lenovo reinvented the hybrid tablet?

Has Lenovo reinvented the hybrid tablet?

The super-slim Yoga Book has a keyboard that can double as a piece of paper!
Sep 6 2016, 6:31PM
Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 after overheating reports

Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 after overheating reports

Samsung acknowledges the handset has a 'battery cell issue'.
Sep 2 2016, 7:15PM

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