Apple Watch: 19 Hours of Battery Life At Best?Romain Thuret - Watch - 27/01/15 15:02
As its official release (rumoured to be in March) fast approaches, Apple's Watch is creating a buzz. Some well-informed sources have dropped hints about the watch's features, in particular its...
1000+ Facebook Likes: Thank You to All Our Readers!Matthew Cripsey - Gaming & More - 27/01/15 11:47
A few days ago, we reached a thousand likes on our Facebook page. This is fantastic news, and we are thrilled to be connected with so many of our readers...
Review: Panasonic Lumix GF7: A Compact Hybrid Ideal for Starting OutBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 27/01/15 09:15
We've been saying it a lot recently, but it's worth saying again: over the past couple of years, the picture quality of Panasonic's cameras, whether compact or hybrid, has come on leaps and bounds. The Lumix...
Microsoft's Surface Hub: an 84" UHD All-in-OneValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 26/01/15 15:03
At its conference on Wednesday evening, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Hub; an all-in-one PC fitted with an 84" UHD screen (3840 x 2160 pixels), conceived for brainstorming in the boardroom. It...
This Week's Reviews: Polaroid Cube, Lumix GF7, Galaxy Note Edge...Matthew Cripsey - Gaming & More - 26/01/15 11:01
It's the start of another exciting week here at the DigitalVersus labs, and boy have we got some good reviews for you. We kick off the week with a somewhat...
Review: Polaroid Cube: A Much Too Minimalist Action CamBruno Labarbere - Camcorders - 26/01/15 09:07
Minimalism. Such is the philosophy of the Polaroid Cube. This begins with the blister pack in which it's sold: the Cube comes in a transparent plastic cube 62 mm/2.4" across, a basic instructions manual translated into four...
Hands-On with the Omen: HP's First Gaming LaptopBénigne Millière - Laptops - 23/01/15 11:51
The HP Omen is a 15.6" gaming laptop. It's actually the first laptop of its type that HP has produced, so, naturally, when we saw it at Microsoft's CES stand,...
Review: LENOVO Z50: 15.6" Multimedia LaptopBénigne Millière - Laptops - 23/01/15 09:17
The Z50 takes its overall design from the Z510. The outer shell is coated in a pearly-white plastic, which has a smooth feel and doesn't really show dirt. As before, the inside and edges are grey, but...
There's No Escaping the Gaze of the Giroptic 360camCéline Nebor - Cameras - 22/01/15 15:31
Action cams are now an integral part of the camcorder market and our everyday lives, but their field of view is often restrictive. Nevertheless, some manufacturers are developing models capable...
MWC: Samsung Galaxy S6 to be Unveiled on 2 March, but Not the LG G4Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 22/01/15 12:01
Like last year, Samsung will be using the upcoming Mobile World Congress, this 2 March, as the platform to present its future star smartphone, the Galaxy S6. This March will...
Smartphone Duel: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 22/01/15 09:30
Grown accustomed to reigning unchallenged over the phablet sector, the Galaxy Note series, and most notably the recent Note 4, now faces a formidable rival: the iPhone 6 plus. Samsung...
Facebook Introduces Auto-Transcripts For Voice MessagesCorentin Bechade - Apps and software - 21/01/15 14:57
In the style of Apple's iMessage, Facebook has just added to its messaging app the option of transcribing audio messages into text. Not unlike the way in which Apple operates...
ZTE Blade V2: 5" HD Screen and Gesture-Controlled Front CameraJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 21/01/15 11:58
Less international than its compatriot Huawei, ZTE recently—and very discretely—launched the Blade V2. At first glance, it looks like your average mid-range smartphone, but this new model stands out thanks...
Review: RIG Surround Headset: Plantronics Adds Another DimensionGuillaume Letoupin - Headphones - 21/01/15 09:17
The RIG Surround builds on the original RIG, which means a light, understated and well-built headset. We were also happy to see that the same breathable material has been used to cover the inside of the...
CES 2015: Wireless Versions of Sennheiser's Urbanite and MomentumBenoît Campion - Audio - 20/01/15 15:12
The Sennheiser Momentum and Urbanite have had a facelift. It was at CES that the German manufacturer decided to unveil the updated models, which offer wireless connectivity and active noise...
HTC to Present One M8's Successor at Mobile World CongressCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 20/01/15 11:40
Championed by certain factions of the tech world, but somewhat snubbed by the wider public, the HTC One M8 may soon make way for a more modish successor. Rumour has...
Review: Olympus SP-100EE: An Unusual Viewfinder Ideal for the 50x ZoomBruno Labarbere / Céline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 20/01/15 09:12
Aesthetically, the Olympus SP-100EE builds on the design ethos begun on the Stylus 1 and other OM-D hybrids, i.e. lots of sharp angles. The black plastic is very nicely finished with a textured effect, and the...
CES 2015: ROG PG27AQ, a 27" UHD G-SYNC Monitor with IPS PanelValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 19/01/15 15:22
Announced at CES, the PG27AQ is a new monitor from the Asus Republic of Gamers range, designed for gamers. This 27-inch G-SYNC model breaks new ground. It features an IPS display...
Review: FIRST FULL REVIEW: LG 65EC970V TV—OLED and UHD Together at LastValentin Lormeau - TVs - 19/01/15 14:56
Apart from its UHD resolution, this TV is pretty similar to its Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) predecessors: running WebOS, it has a dual-core processor and almost identical options for picture set-up. With this is mind,...
This Week's Reviews: LG 65EC970V OLED TV, Olympus SP-100EE, Lenovo...Matthew Cripsey - Gaming & More - 19/01/15 10:27
We've got another week of excellent product reviews ahead of us, but we're starting the week with an exclusive: we've got the first in-depth review of the eagerly-awaited LG 65EC970V...
CES 2015 Round-Up: This Year's TV TrendsValentin Lormeau - TVs - 19/01/15 09:14
One thing is clear: the move towards Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) is gathering pace. The 2015 televisions unveiled by Samsung, Sony and LG are all UHD, although some...
Olympus Stylus 1: Firmware Update 2.0Céline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 16/01/15 14:04
Nikon, Canon, Panasonic and Fujifilm may have already announced new products for 2015, but Olympus is keeping its cards close to its chest; even at CES the brand stayed silent....
Review: Aorus X3 Plus: a 14" Gaming LaptopBénigne Millière - Laptops - 16/01/15 09:13
The Aorus X3 Plus has a pretty individual design, with sharp lines and an aggressive-looking emblem on the lid, similar to the one found on the Asus G751. Nevertheless, the design is quite understated, all black...
Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1: The Bare Basics Done WellRomain Thuret - Tablets - 15/01/15 13:57
Behind its 10.1" 1280 x 800 pixel display, the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 hides a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor—the same one you'll find in value-for-money smartphones—as well as 1.5 GB of RAM and 16...
Samsung Launches Z1 Handset with Tizen OS in IndiaJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 15/01/15 10:02
Originally designed as an alternative to Android, Tizen has so far only made a couple of appearances on connected watches. It seems, though, that the OS is at last ready:...
Coolpix S3700, S2900 and L31: Three New Compact Cameras from NikonCéline Nebor - Digital Cameras - 14/01/15 14:23
Nikon has added three new compacts to its Coolpix range. The S3700, S2900 and L31 will replace the Coolpix S3600, S2800 and L30 respectively. The S3700 now includes Wi-Fi and...
Review: Bose SoundTouch Portable Series II: Emphasis on SoundGuillaume Letoupin - Portable Speakers - 14/01/15 09:13
Bose has released a new version of the SoundTouch, the Series II. We weren't impressed by the old SoundTouch 30's complicated Wi-Fi configuration and restrictive app, but the American firm promises it's all much easier now. We...
Hybrid Camera Duel: Panasonic GH4 vs Fujifilm X-T1Bruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 13/01/15 14:15
BACKGROUND The Panasonic Lumix GH4 is right at the top of the pile when it comes to micro 4/3 interchangeable-lens cameras. The most recent model in the GH series,...
CES 2015: Samsung Unveils Two New Wireless Omnidirectional SpeakersMarie Georgescu de Hillerin - Portable Speakers - 13/01/15 09:49
The WAM6500 and WAM7500 are the first two speakers to come out of Samsung's new audio labs in Valencia, California. The pristine-white, ovoid design is radically different from the previous...
LG 65EC970V 4K OLED TV: Initial Results from our LabsPierre-Jean Alzieu - TVs - 12/01/15 15:08
As we revealed on Friday, the very first 4K OLED TV, the LG 65EC970V, has come to the DigitalVersus labs. For the impatient among you, we thought you might appreciate...
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