REVIEW / Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD: With Optical Stabilization- Lenses - 29/08/2015 11:20 August 29, 2015
Design & Handling This 15-30mm lens is impressive. That bulbous front element really works great. The lens is weighty (just over 2.2 lbs / 1 kg) and bulky,...
The Best Tablets for Any Budget- Tablets - 28/08/2015 15:45 August 28, 2015
Plenty of fish in the sea
Best Tablet Under $100 / £70: Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 If you're looking for a device that's smaller than most tablets but bigger than your smartphone, one...
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 L USM II: New Prime Lens- Lenses - 28/08/2015 11:05 August 28, 2015
A highly elitist model
Canon has unveiled its latest prime lens, the 35mm f/1.4 USM II from the brand's L series. While the lens incorporates an AF motor, there's no stabilization; could this be a bit of...
REVIEW / Polaroid Infinite 7 Tablet: Very Cheap, But Your Money Will be Wasted- Tablets - 27/08/2015 16:42 August 27, 2015
Long-serving standard bearer for the instant photograph, Polaroid has branched out in recent years, moving into mobile accessories, first with unbranded goods and then under its own...
Nokia 222: Microsoft Returns to the Feature Phone- Misc. - 27/08/2015 13:01 August 27, 2015
Like a smartphone, but with stamina
Although Microsoft will lose all rights to the use of the Nokia brand come the start of next year, the tech giant is determined to milk it for all its worth until then. Microsoft's...
REVIEW / LG G4 Stylo: Stylus Yes, Performance No- Mobiles & Smartphones - 27/08/2015 10:16 August 27, 2015
The LG G4 Stylo is not simply a G4 with a stylus in the box. Far from it. The G4 Stylo has low resolution (1280 x 720 px) for a 5.7" IPS display, coming...
REVIEW / M4: the First Portable Speaker from Omaker- Portable Speakers - 26/08/2015 16:43 August 26, 2015
There's no doubt about it; the M4 portable speaker exudes rugged portability. Encased in gray coated plastic, with corners and edges reinforced with something...
Two New 32" Monitors from AOC: U3277PQU and Q3277PQU- LCD Monitors - 26/08/2015 13:03 August 26, 2015
Ultra HD & Quad HD resolutions
Manufacturer AOC has unveiled two new 32" monitors, a first for the Taiwanese company. The two models offer different resolutions and different panel technologies. The...
REVIEW / Focal Sphear: a First Try That Didn't Completely Win Us Over- Headphones - 26/08/2015 10:09 August 26, 2015
For this first model, Focal has stated that it has completely reworked the traditional in-ear headphone design and started from scratch. And at first...
LG Announces G Pad II 10.1: Full HD, Snapdragon 800 & 7400 mAh- Tablets - 25/08/2015 16:05 August 25, 2015
Details to follow at IFA
Just yesterday LG announced the launch of its G Pad II 10.1, which follows very quickly the arrival of the G Pad II 8.0. Despite what names might suggest, these two tablets have very...
REVIEW / Panasonic Lumix FZ300: Fast, Efficient & 24x Constant f/2.8 Zoom Lens- Digital Cameras - 25/08/2015 10:04 August 25, 2015
25-600mm f/2.8 24x zoom lens, 12 Mpx 1/2.3" BSI CMOS sensor, 5-axis stabilization, tropicalization, new processor, DFD autofocus from the Lumix GH4, 4K video and photos, adjustable...
Fujifilm X-T10 vs. Panasonic Lumix G7- Digital Cameras - 24/08/2015 16:03 August 24, 2015
The "mini" X-T1 and GH4
BACKGROUND It's as though Panasonic...
This Week's Reviews: Lumix FZ300, LG G4 Stylus, Focal Sphear...- Gaming & More - 24/08/2015 12:29 August 24, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
Another week, another stellar line-up. We'll be pitting the Fujifilm X-T10 against the Lumix G7, as well as taking a look at the LG G4 Stylus/Stylo smartphone and the Polaroid Infinite...
10 Best Camera Phones for All Budgets- Mobiles & Smartphones - 22/08/2015 10:11 August 22, 2015
Here lies the digital compact. R.I.P.
It's no news that progress in smartphone cameras signed the near-death of compact cameras. Because while mirrorless cameras and DSLRs still have advantages that smartphones won't...
The Best 10" Hybrid Laptops of the Summer- Laptops - 21/08/2015 16:29 August 21, 2015
Take one with you everywhere
Small and thin, with a decent battery life, hybrid laptops are perfect for taking with you wherever you go. So, perfect for holidays. While the models we've reviewed over these past...
Honor 7i has 180° Pivoting Camera- Smartwatch - 21/08/2015 12:34 August 21, 2015
It's cheaper with just one
We might only recently have seen the release of the Honor 7, but the Chinese firm has already produced a new handset: the Honor 7i. What's special about this phone is that its main...
REVIEW / Gigabyte P35X v4: High-End Gaming Laptop- Laptops - 21/08/2015 10:04 August 21, 2015
Outwardly, nothing differentiates the Gigabyte P35X v4 from the P35 V2. We still appreciate its sober black aluminum finish that appeals to...
New Dell UltraSharp Premium Monitors on Their Way- LCD Monitors - 20/08/2015 16:11 August 20, 2015
The 24", 27" and 32" soon to get an update
Some new Dell monitors have just made their appearance on German certification website TÜV. Although there's very little information given, it's relatively easy to speculate as...
REVIEW / Xiaomi Mi 4i: Beautiful Screen and a Well-Made Body- Mobiles & Smartphones - 20/08/2015 10:25 August 20, 2015
The Mi 4i sports a 5-inch Full HD 1080p IPS screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC (four 1.7 GHz cores plus four 1 GHz cores), 2 GB of RAM and an Adreno 405 GPU....
REVIEW / JBL Xtreme Portable Speaker: a Sound Explosion- Portable Speakers - 19/08/2015 16:55 August 19, 2015
We'd better get it out of the way now: the JBL Xtreme won't slip into your pocket like the Pitch. It weighs over 4.4 lbs (2 kg) and comes with a strap...
Samsung Unveils Level On Wireless Pro Headphones- Headphones - 19/08/2015 12:58 August 19, 2015
Very slightly different to the Level On Wireless
Korean giant Samsung has announced the arrival of a brand-new pair of portable wireless headphones. The Level On Wireless Pro comes in above the Level On Wireless, but any modifications...
REVIEW / AKG N60 Noise-Canceling Headphones: The Zen Master- Headphones - 19/08/2015 11:22 August 19, 2015
The tone is set the second you unbox the N60: it comes in elegant matte and glossy packaging along with a carrying case and braided cables. It...
REVIEW / T'nB Adrenalin Full HD Wi-Fi: Standard Action Cam, Masses of Accessories- Action Cams / Camcorders - 18/08/2015 16:50 August 18, 2015
This little, rectangular camera, equipped with its waterproof case, looks like the majority of other action cams, e.g. GoPro, PNJ and Rollei models....
G Pad II 8.0: LG Incorporates Full-Size USB 2.0 Port into Tablet- Tablets - 18/08/2015 12:28 August 18, 2015
But other updates are few and far between
LG is now listing on its website the G Pad II 8.0 tablet, which is obviously the successor to the G Pad 8.0 currently available. Although very similar to its predecessor, the newcomer...
REVIEW / Panasonic Lumix GX8: More-Advanced, More-Powerful, Prettier & Faster- Digital Cameras - 18/08/2015 10:02 August 18, 2015
Panasonic wants to make a clear distinction between its two top-of-the-range premium hybrids: the Lumix GH4 is best for video, while the Lumix GX8 is best for still photography. To...
This Week's Reviews: Panasonic Lumix GX8, Xiaomi Mi 4i, JBL Xtreme...- Gaming & More - 17/08/2015 19:13 August 17, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
It's another great line-up this week, including reviews of the Panasonic Lumix GX8 interchangeable-lens camera, the Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphone and the Gigabyte P35X v4 laptop. Scroll down...
Panasonic Lumix FZ300: Picture Quality and Responsiveness Results- Digital Cameras - 17/08/2015 12:32 August 17, 2015
Panasonic lightyears ahead of its rivals
Very few cameras are as universally appreciated as the Panasonic Lumix FZ200, which remains, three years after its release, one of the bestselling bridge cameras around. But there's...
REVIEW / Philips BDM3275UP Monitor: UHD Heavy Artillery- LCD Monitors - 17/08/2015 09:54 August 17, 2015
32" Philips BDM3275 (left), 27" AOC Q2778VQE (right) Describing new Philips monitors is a real challenge, as the chassis always look the same: a black...
The Best Multifunction Inkjet Printers Under $150 / £100- Printers - 16/08/2015 10:29 August 16, 2015
We'll help you choose
Is it reasonable to spend less than $150 / £100 on a printer? Yes, especially since the newer models don't necessary change all that much from the previous ones, so you can find cheaper...
REVIEW / Minirig: The Portable Speaker in its Simplest Form- Portable Speakers - 15/08/2015 09:10 August 15, 2015
The Minirig's cylindrical form is surrounded by a thick anodized aluminum body. The speaker is protected by a heavy metal grill. This build protects it...
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