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Top five drones for all budgets

Top five drones for all budgets

We select the best-value camera drones, with features to suit everyone from business users to flying enthusiasts.
Dec 23 2016, 4:33PM
Gear S3: Samsung's long-lasting smartwatch reviewed

Gear S3: Samsung's long-lasting smartwatch reviewed

The Samsung Gear S3 offers seriously impressive battery life, but how does it otherwise stack up against its competitors? We spent some time with the new smartwatch to find out.
Dec 21 2016, 2:00PM
Moto G4 Plus reviewed: a high-end phone for under $400

Moto G4 Plus reviewed: a high-end phone for under $400

Motorola's latest big-screen budget smartphone offers impressive specifications for the price. We review the Moto G4 Plus to see if it delivers on its promise.
Dec 20 2016, 2:43PM
GoPro Hero 5 Session review: 4K action on a budget

GoPro Hero 5 Session review: 4K action on a budget

Looking for a more affordable action camera than the GoPro Hero 5 Black? The tiny Session packs plenty of punch.
Dec 14 2016, 1:04PM
ZenBook 3 review: a MacBook alternative for Windows users

ZenBook 3 review: a MacBook alternative for Windows users

Looking for a Windows 10 laptop to rival Apple's latest ultraportable? The Asus ZenBook 3 may be just what you're after.
Dec 12 2016, 4:17PM
Lenovo Yoga Book review: a new type of hybrid

Lenovo Yoga Book review: a new type of hybrid

With its unique keyboard and handwriting capabilities, the Yoga Book is not like any other 2-in-1 device. But is it right for you?
Dec 9 2016, 4:54PM
Protect confidential files with SafeErase Professional 11

Protect confidential files with SafeErase Professional 11

O&O Software has released the latest version of its secure file and history eraser for Windows.
Dec 6 2016, 10:49AM
Galaxy J3 review: Samsung’s great-value $249 phone

Galaxy J3 review: Samsung’s great-value $249 phone

What sort of smartphone can get for under $250? A pretty good one, thanks to the Samsung Galaxy J3.
Dec 1 2016, 6:24AM
iPhone SE review: Apple’s best bargain?

iPhone SE review: Apple’s best bargain?

iPhone SE is a pocketable iPhone 6s for sensible money – if you're looking for an Apple handset on the cheap, it’s just the ticket.
Nov 28 2016, 10:02PM
GoPro Hero 5 review: Hey it’s for business too

GoPro Hero 5 review: Hey it’s for business too

Sure GoPro’s new action camera is a whole lot of fun, but it can be used for business too.
Nov 25 2016, 4:32PM
Daydream View review: Google’s VR headset for phones

Daydream View review: Google’s VR headset for phones

Google’s headset isn’t just a phone accessory – it has the potential to redefine how we use virtual reality for business and pleasure.
Nov 24 2016, 7:33AM
 DJI Mavic Pro review: a drone for business or pleasure

DJI Mavic Pro review: a drone for business or pleasure

DJI's folding drone is convenient to store and transport, and as we found in this review, there's no compromise to its flying and photography capability.
Nov 23 2016, 6:30AM
B&W P7 Wireless review: great audio with no cords

B&W P7 Wireless review: great audio with no cords

Buying a gift for an audiophile or just treating yourself? After reviewing Bowers & Wilkins’ new wireless headphones, we'd suggest looking here first.
Nov 18 2016, 6:00AM
PlayStation VR review: the best case for virtual reality yet

PlayStation VR review: the best case for virtual reality yet

In this instalment of our series on gift ideas, we review Sony's virtual reality headset to see what all the fuss is about.
Nov 17 2016, 1:25PM
PS4 Pro reviewed: the perfect gift for gamers?

PS4 Pro reviewed: the perfect gift for gamers?

As part of our series on gift ideas, we review the new, souped-up version of Sony's PlayStation 4.
Nov 16 2016, 11:55AM
SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware

SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware

The comprehensive hard drive activity tracker is now free to download and use.
Nov 11 2016, 10:51AM
Apple MacBook Pro 2016: the verdict

Apple MacBook Pro 2016: the verdict

Apple's new flagship notebook is lighter, sleeker and offers several improvements, but is it worth the extra price? We put the 13in MacBook Pro 2016 to the test.
Nov 10 2016, 10:39AM
Will Microsoft Teams change workplace communication?

Will Microsoft Teams change workplace communication?

The software giant takes on Slack by launching new chat tool for businesses.
Nov 7 2016, 8:00AM
Avira ships free security suite

Avira ships free security suite

Avira Free Security Suite 2017 is a comprehensive bundle of Avira’s antivirus, anti-phishing, virtual provide network and Windows optimisation tools.
Nov 4 2016, 3:31PM
New Surface Book gets battery and graphics boost

New Surface Book gets battery and graphics boost

Microsoft has announced a new 'Surface Book with Performance Base' boasting up to 16 hours' battery life and much faster graphics.
Nov 1 2016, 1:43PM

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