REVIEW / Shure SE215: A First Pair of In-Ear Monitors- Headphones - 03/08/2015 16:00 August 3, 2015
The Shure SE215 have a pretty standard design for these kinds of in-ears, somewhere between an L and a V shape. They're quite sturdily built and should...
Sony Presents its Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5- Mobiles & Smartphones - 03/08/2015 13:43 August 3, 2015
The shower of releases continues
Sony has just added two new models to its range, the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5, which in the manufacturer's own terms are "super mid-range smartphones". The M5 seems to be the spiritual...
This Week's Reviews: RX10 II, Beats Solo 2 Wireless, Meizu M2 Note...- Gaming & More - 03/08/2015 12:22 August 3, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
The summer hols are in full swing, but there's no rest for us over at DigitalVersus. We're working flat out, despite the heat, to bring you the latest in technology news and reviews....
REVIEW / PJD5555W: A Low-Cost Projector from ViewSonic- Video Projectors - 03/08/2015 10:08 August 3, 2015
The PJD5555W's components are pretty standard: a Texas Instruments Dark Chip 3, like any good DLP projector, and a 6-segment color wheel, to limit rainbow effect. Naturally, given its...
The Best Smartphones for Under $450/£300- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/08/2015 10:00 August 2, 2015
Get a high-end phone without raiding your savings
It's still the case today that most high-tech brands market their top-of-the-range smartphones at an initial price of around $700 or £500. The LG G4, Samsung Galaxy S6, Apple...
REVIEW / Acer Liquid M220: A Catastrophe of a Screen- Mobiles & Smartphones - 01/08/2015 13:27 August 1, 2015
The Liquid M220 "boasts" a 4-inch TN screen with 800 x 480 resolution, a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 200 dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 SoC, 512 MB of RAM, an Adreno 302 GPU, 4 GB of internal...
REVIEW / Acer Liquid Z220: Not a Lot Going For This One- Mobiles & Smartphones - 01/08/2015 10:09 August 1, 2015
What can you get nowadays for under €90? Not much. Want proof? Just look at the Acer Liquid Z220 and its 4" 800 x 480 TN screen, Snapdragon 200 dual-core SoC (ARM Cortex-A7), 1 GB of...
Meizu M2: 5" HD Screen, 4G, 2 GB of RAM, 13 Mpx... All for $97- Mobiles & Smartphones - 31/07/2015 12:32 July 31, 2015
But probably more in US and UK
Meizu has just unveiled a new smartphone called the M2. Coming just a few months after the M2 Note, it's a solid mid-range model with a very impressive price: it's launching in China...
REVIEW / Kira-102: Toshiba's Take on the Ultrabook- Laptops - 31/07/2015 10:11 July 31, 2015
Toshiba has chosen to use magnesium on the chassis rather than the more commonplace aluminum. There's a two-fold advantage to this material, as...
REVIEW / Huawei Ascend G7: This Low-Cost Phablet Verges on Perfection- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/07/2015 16:44 July 30, 2015
Although each new generation of Huawei smartphones inherits the family name of its predecessor, models aren't always that closely related. Last year's Ascend G6, for example, had a...
LG Announces Flat OLED Televisions... For South Korea- TVs - 30/07/2015 12:33 July 30, 2015
But what about the States and UK?
Korean manufacturer LG is clearly keen to keep expanding its OLED range into the premium television sector. The firm has actually just announced five new models, destined for the Korean...
REVIEW / Sony Xperia C4 Dual: The Self-Styled Selfie Phone- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/07/2015 10:06 July 30, 2015
Following the Xperia C3's release last year, Sony has decided to forge ahead a little more with phablets and its Xperia C4 range. We're reviewing the dual-SIM version here. This smartphone...
REVIEW / Bose SoundLink Mini II: A Small Update, No Dramatic Changes- Portable Speakers - 29/07/2015 16:24 July 29, 2015
Very little has changed in the way of looks; the SoundLink Mini II bears a strong resemblance to its precursor. There's plenty of metal used in the chassis...
Motorola Unveils the Moto G (3rd gen), Moto X Play and Moto X Style- Mobiles & Smartphones - 29/07/2015 12:26 July 29, 2015
There have been so many leaks about this phone that it may as well have launched weeks ago. While the Moto G 3rd Gen had next to no secrets left to tell, it has at least now been officially...
REVIEW / Skullcandy Grind: They Went Back to Basics But Forgot the Essentials- Headphones - 29/07/2015 10:05 July 29, 2015
These Skullcandy headphones have gone in for a sleek and simple design: a metal headband with padding in the center, round on-ear pads and discreet...
REVIEW / Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F/2.8 PRO: A Nearly Perfect Lens- Lenses - 28/07/2015 16:35 July 28, 2015
Design & Handling This 40-150mm has the same design and build-quality as its little brother, the 12-40mm. That means it looks brilliant, benefitting from...
OnePlus 2 Unveiled at Last: Characteristics and Price- Mobiles & Smartphones - 28/07/2015 12:24 July 28, 2015
A gleaming new phablet at a brilliant price
OnePlus has at last put an end to the wait for its fans by unveiling the successor to its One. The 2 promises an impressive set of characteristics and comes with a slightly higher price. Relatively...
REVIEW / Canon EOS Rebel T6i (750D): T6s Specs, T5i Design- Digital Cameras - 28/07/2015 10:03 July 28, 2015
We knew it already, but the T6i doesn't handle as expertly as its non-identical twin, the T6s; the entire design is taken from its predecessor, the...
REVIEW / Samsung Level On Wireless: a Good Travel Companion- Headphones - 27/07/2015 15:33 July 27, 2015
The Level On Wireless come in a choice of blue, white, red and black. Our white model surprisingly kept its immaculate color even after we took it on...
This Week's Reviews: Canon T6i, Huawei Ascend G7, SoundLink Mini II...- Gaming & More - 27/07/2015 11:29 July 27, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
Once again, you won't be disappointed with this weeks selection of reviews and articles. There's enough for a good few hours of procrastination, for those times when you genuinely believe...
REVIEW / Sony XBR-55X850C (KD-55X850C): 2015's Mid-Range UHD Series Gains Contrast- TVs - 27/07/2015 10:05 July 27, 2015
As usual, we're starting with the traditional photo of the panel's sub-pixel architecture. There's no mistaking the tell-tale signs of PSA....
Summer 2015: Best Waterproof Cameras and Action Cams- Digital Cameras - 26/07/2015 13:05 July 26, 2015
Snap those fish before the sharks snap you!
Why buy a waterproof camera? Buying a waterproof camera of any kind just to go splash around with the fishes for a week or two a year might seem like a ridiculous idea. Especially...
REVIEW / Sony Xperia Z3+: We Wouldn't Touch This Flagship with a 10 Ft Pole- Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/07/2015 20:41 July 25, 2015
In Sony's awkward new trio of flagship smartphones, the differences are scant: the Z3+ and Z4 are virtually identical, whereas the Z4v is the same in every way but sports a thicker,...
Commodore PET Comes Back to Life... as an Android Smartphone- Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/07/2015 17:32 July 24, 2015
With emulators thrown in for good measure
Nearly 30 years on, the Commodore PET returns. However, in its 2015-guise, it's no longer a computer but a mid-range Android smartphone. It has a faint whiff of nostalgia about it,...
REVIEW / GoPro Hero+ LCD: Built-In Touchscreen and Two-Hour Battery Life- Action Cams / Camcorders - 24/07/2015 16:32 July 24, 2015
Weighing 4.5 oz (127 g), the GoPro Hero+ LCD is still a featherweight, despite the built-in screen and the non-removable waterproof case. Speaking of non-removable, you won't be able...
Panasonic Lumix GX8: Hands-On Review & Sample Pics- Digital Cameras - 24/07/2015 13:27 July 24, 2015
Just 20.3 Mpx, but you can see the improvement
Recently, we were lucky enough to spend an entire day alone with Panasonic's latest expert interchangeable-lens camera, the Lumix GX8. The device may only have been running firmware...
REVIEW / Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: Plastic Sure Is Cost-Effective- Laptops - 24/07/2015 11:59 July 24, 2015
The materials Acer used aren't the most flattering choice—textured chassis and flashy colors notwithstanding—and the body sounds hollow when you...
REVIEW / Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5"): Incredible Price, Great Performance- Mobiles & Smartphones - 23/07/2015 16:13 July 23, 2015
It's the 5.5" model we're reviewing today. We won't be talking much about the 4.7" and its features, so if you want to know more about it, check out our full review. The 5.5" Idol...
Asus at Last Publishes Chromebook Flip Characteristics- Laptops - 23/07/2015 14:28 July 23, 2015
Modest but undoubtedly sufficient
Just before its US launch, Asus has at last released the details of its Chromebook Flip, a model that Google unveiled last spring. This flexible machine may not be a powerful beast,...
REVIEW / Kazam Tornado 455L: the Not-So-Waterproof Smartphone- Mobiles & Smartphones - 23/07/2015 12:08 July 23, 2015
This 5.5-inch phablet has 1280 x 720 px resolution and runs on a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core (A53) SoC with 2 GB of RAM and an Adreno 306 GPU. Also onboard are...
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