Purch Acquires AnandTechJohann Breton - Trends on the Web - 18/12/14 16:06
Just months after losing founder and former editor-in-chief, Anand Shimpi, to Apple, AnandTech has been acquired by Purch, the publishing company that also owns Tom's Hardware. The acquisition was announced yesterday....
Review: Panasonic Lumix CM1 as a Compact CameraBruno Labarbere - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/12/14 15:03
Out of all of the devices we've reviewed in 2014, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is one of the products that's intrigued us the most. Not only is it a smartphone...
Sony Device to Transform Standard Glasses into Smart EyewearJohann Breton - Augmented reality glasses - 18/12/14 11:31
While Google continues to make steady progress with its Google Glass project, Sony has just announced that it is developing its own device, capable of transforming any pair of glasses...
Review: Panasonic Lumix CM1, At Last, a Smartphone with a Proper CameraRomain Thuret - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/12/14 09:09
For a good two years now, the mobile sector has been determined to see compact cameras dead and buried. It all began with the Nokia 808 PureView and Lumia 1020, the avant-garde of the "expert camera phone"...
Marvell Launches SoC for 3D PrintersRémi Jacquet - 3D Printers - 17/12/14 15:20
Marvell may have made its name in the production of SoCs for smartphones and storage devices, but it has now decided to branch out into the 3D printing sector, an...
Review: Canon Pixma MG6650 Printer, More for Photos than Anything ElseRémi Jacquet - Printers - 17/12/14 14:17
The Canon Pixma MG6650 (or MG6620 if you're in the US) all-in-one inkjet printer replaces the Pixma MG6450 (MG6420 in the US). It's a premium model and was clearly designed with photo printing in mind, given its...
A Smartphone with Three 8 Mpx Cameras: Huawei Presents Honor 6 PlusJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/12/14 11:23
Just a month after the Honor 6 landed in Europe, Huawei has presented the Honor 6 Plus, a 5.5" variant with (count 'em) three 8 Mpx cameras and an octa-core...
Review: FreeStyle, Sporty In-Ear Headphones from BoseMarie Georgescu de Hillerin - Headphones - 17/12/14 09:16
With its simple designs, plain colours and stern-sounding product names, Bose has always seemed like the calm, disciplined (and yet stylish) grandfather of the audio world. A grandfather surrounded by bright, garish and loud teenagers. But it...
Review: Nikon Coolpix S6900, Perfectly Tailored for (Poor-Quality) SelfiesBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 16/12/14 14:47
The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is the successor to the selfie-oriented Coolpix S6600. Like the S6600, it has a 16-Megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, a 12x (25-300mm) zoom lens and a swivel screen, but it ups the ante with...
Klipsch Releases New Gaming Headset: KG-300Benoît Campion - Headphones - 16/12/14 13:28
Two months after presenting its first gaming headset, the KG-200, Klipsch is following it up with another, wireless this time, the KG-300. The Klipsch KG-300 has the same unique design...
Review: GoPro Hero4 Black: Best Picture Quality on an Action Cam YetRenaud Labracherie - Camcorders - 16/12/14 08:57
The Hero4 Black Edition is GoPro's new top-of-the-line action cam. The price may be steep (£370 RRP), but it comes with all of the latest technical refinements that carry it above and beyond your humdrum weekend-with-friends, post-it-on-Facebook...
Google: "Nexus 5 No Longer in Production, but Still Available"...Johann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 15/12/14 14:02
On Thursday, Google confirmed that the Nexus 5 was no longer in production. However, the firm then backtracked slightly, saying that the phone will still be available at the beginning...
Review: Sony Bravia KDL-40R483B, What a Bummer.Pierre-Jean Alzieu - TVs - 15/12/14 11:17
For 2014, Sony updated the 2013 R473 series with the R483B. It's a similarly no-frills TV whose only extra functions are a 100 Hz mode and Wi-Fi Direct and that comes in only one size (40", the...
This Week's Reviews: Panasonic CM1, GoPro Hero4, Bose Freestyle...Hugh Ehreth - Gaming & More - 15/12/14 10:28
There'll be some serious gadget reviewing going on here at DigitalVersus this week, with products like the Panasonic CM1 in two separate reviews as a camera and as a smartphone,...
Sony Alpha 77 II: Firmware 2.00 for Faster AF and XAVC-S VideoBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 12/12/14 14:36
Lucky owners of the Sony Alpha 77 II, it looks like Christmas has come early for you: this morning, Sony released firmware version 2.00 for your prized camera, so you can...
Flips Audio XB800: New Headphone/SpeakersBenoît Campion - Headphones - 12/12/14 11:31
Flips Audio, the American brand that specialises in "flipping" headphones whose ear cups can be turned outwards to double as portable speakers, has announced a new model: the XB800. The...
Review: Asus ROG G551JM, a 15.6" Gaming LaptopBénigne Millière - Laptops - 12/12/14 09:16
The G551 is part of Asus' gamer-dedicated ROG series. Unlike the 17.3" version which is for the more-demanding gamer, this 15.6" version is more about all-round performance. It's got an i7 processor, an SSHD and a latest-generation...
"NSA-Proof" Blackphone to Get its Own Secured App StoreCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 15:11
Blackphone, the privacy-and-security-obsessed smartphone, will be getting its very own privacy-and-security-obsessed app store full of vetted software in an attempt to increase the phone's protection, the firm has confirmed. Blackphone's...
Review: Motorola Moto X (2014), Same, But BetterSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 14:27
Last year's Moto X marked a turning point for Motorola. A quality smartphone that didn't sell quite as well as intended, it was the brand's first big, new product after being bought out by Google. This year,...
Vivo X5 Max Claims World's Slimmest Smartphone TitleJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 11:04
It seems like just yesterday we were talking about a different device holding the title of world's thinnest smartphone. Oh wait... We were. Well, that just shows how much the...
Review: OnePlus One, Believe the Hype.Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 09:14
At the start of 2014, Chinese mobile brand OnePlus was a virtual unknown. But by the end of 2014, it has created something of a media splash over its first smartphone, the OnePlus One—in no small part...
Acer Unleashes the Liquid Jade S: 4G and a 64-bit SoCJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/12/14 15:28
The first Liquid Jade left us feeling unfulfilled when we reviewed it a few weeks ago. Luckily, Acer has just announced a new version, the Liquid Jade S, which corrects...
Review: ATH-MSR7, the Keenly-Awaited Headphones from Audio TechnicaMarie Georgescu de Hillerin - Headphones - 10/12/14 14:17
Today, we're checking out some brand new headphones from Audio Technica. Due for release this month, they're starting to appear on a couple of websites now but are still pretty thin on the ground. Luckily for you,...
Recommended Reading: PC Advisor Reviews World's Thinnest SmartphoneMatthew Cripsey - Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/12/14 11:58
Today, we're giving a shout-out to PC Advisor, who recently reviewed the Kazam Tornado 348. It has a 4.8" 720p AMOLED display, MediaTek MT6592 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and, at just 5.15...
Review: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Smaller but a Worthy SuccessorRomain Thuret - Tablets - 10/12/14 09:12
Sony's premium Xperia Z3 family includes the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact smartphones, as well as the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. This tablet is smaller than the previous generation's Xperia Z2 Tablet, and perhaps this explains why...
Pioneer Unveils Dolby Atmos 5.1.4 Home Cinema SystemGuillaume Letoupin - Home Cinema Speakers - 09/12/14 11:41
Following Onkyo and Yamaha, it's now the turn of Pioneer to launch its new 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos Home Cinema System. It includes two S-FS73A floor-standing speakers, a pair of S-BS76A-LR...
Review: Canon IXUS 265 HS, a Cute Little Compact with a 12x ZoomCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 09/12/14 11:13
In a body barely 22 millimetres thick, Canon fit into the IXUS 265 HS an f/3.6-7.0 12x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-300mm), a 16-Megapixel CMOS sensor with 100 to 3200 ISO, a 461,000-dot LCD monitor, Wi-Fi,...
PocketBook Shows Off Flexible E-Reader Prototype: CAD Reader FlexMarine Goy - eBook Readers - 09/12/14 08:45
PocketBook has presented a prototype for a flexible e-reader. The CAD Reader Flex is designed for professionals and has a 13-inch E Ink display the size of a sheet of...
Review: 24GM77, When LG Turns Its Hand to Gaming Monitors...Valentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 08/12/14 14:16
The 24GM77 is a premium gaming monitor from LG. Given the increasing number of monitors occupying this sector, LG might have its work cut out. And how will it compare to the BenQ XL2430T, an excellent 24"...
Everything You Need to Know About OLED TVsValentin Lormeau - TVs - 08/12/14 11:25
OLED is already starting to become common in smartphones thanks to Samsung's Super AMOLED displays, but the same isn't true yet for TVs. Right now LG seems to be...
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