REVIEW / UE65JS9500: Samsung's New Flagship UHD Television- TVs - 20/04/2015 15:27 April 20, 2015
The Samsung UE65JS9500 incorporates a PSA panel fresh from the brand's own production line. As we'd expect, this panel offers a contrast twice...
ROG GR6: Asus' Latest Gaming Tower- Desktops - 20/04/2015 13:17 April 20, 2015
Compact chassis, Intel Core i5 and GTX 960M
Asus has just announced a new compact gaming tower, the ROG GR6. It's similar to the GR8 and adopts the same games-console format, but components have been updated and a double boot...
REVIEW / LG 34UC97: 21:9, 34" Monitor with the Slightest of Curves- LCD Monitors - 20/04/2015 10:17 April 20, 2015
The 34" WQHD LG 34UC97 (left) and the 24" FHD Samsung FX2490HD (right). You'll need to clear some desk space for the 34UC97. With its 34" diagonal,...
This Week's Reviews: B&O Beolit 15, Nikon D7200, Motorola Moto E...- Gaming & More - 20/04/2015 10:03 April 20, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
Hey there, people! We've got a new week of reviews for you, we'll be tackling the B&O Play Beolit 15 portable speaker, the Nikon D7200, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7", the Samsung...
REVIEW / Spectre x360: HP's Got Tricks Up Its Sleeve Yet- Laptops - 17/04/2015 18:08 April 17, 2015
The body is perfectly well assembled and carefully designed. The aluminium surface feels great to the touch, and there are no manufacturing...
Surprise Release: Microsoft Announces Lumia 540- Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/04/2015 11:30 April 17, 2015
And no, it isn't to make up for the Lumia 535
Hardly a month after presenting the Lumia 430, Microsoft has announced another Windows Phone, the Lumia 540. It's a bit more than an update to the Lumia 535, however: Microsoft...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Curved for Style, Not for Fun- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 17:24 April 16, 2015
If there's one thing the last few generations of Galaxy S smartphones have gotten flack for, it's the design: not enough risk-taking, no 'noble materials', too much plastic, not enough...
Huawei Ascend P8 Max: Hands-On- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 15:02 April 16, 2015
Coming out mid-May for €549
Along with the Ascend P8, Huawei yesterday announced the XL version, the Ascend P8 Max, which has a larger screen and battery. We were there for the launch event in London,...
Huawei Ascend P8: Hands-On- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 14:35 April 16, 2015
13 Mpx camera, Full HD screen, octa-core processor
Huawei chose London as the setting for the launch event of its latest premium Android smartphone, the Ascend P8. Although the terminal is largely about looks, just like the other members...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy S6: Back with a Vengeance- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 10:25 April 16, 2015
Is it possible to produce a smartphone with so many qualities that they make up for the loss of some of the previous generation's best features? Apparently Samsung can. With the...
Sony Launches Three 30x Compact Cameras: HX90, HX90V & WX500- Digital Cameras - 15/04/2015 16:14 April 15, 2015
World's smallest 30x zoom compacts
This is 2015 A.D., a time when smartphones have engulfed the compact camera market, laying waste to all that surrounds them. Well, that's not entirely true. Actually, what are...
HP Releases Pro Version of the Omen- Laptops - 15/04/2015 13:02 April 15, 2015
Beefier processor and Nvidia Quadro graphics card
The original Omen is a 15.6" gaming laptop, but HP has now launched a workstation version called "Omen Pro". The new model uses the same chassis as the original, but HP has switched...
REVIEW / Epson Expression Photo XP-760: Does What it Says on the Tin- Printers - 15/04/2015 10:24 April 15, 2015
When off or on standby, and with all the paper trays closed, this all-in-one is particularly plain and compact. It's made from a shiny black plastic,...
REVIEW / Canon PowerShot SX610 HS: New Design and a Bigger Zoom- Digital Cameras - 14/04/2015 17:17 April 14, 2015
The body is beautifully designed with sleeker, more curvaceous lines than the SX600 HS', which we already liked in the first place. The matte...
Onkyo DAC-HA300: Portable High-Res Audio Player- Audio Streamers and Servers - 14/04/2015 14:21 April 14, 2015
All-in-one music player
Onkyo has announced the DAC-HA300, a portable music player with a built-in analogue/digital converter and amplifier that reads high-quality audio files from iOS and Android devices. The DAC-HA300...
Olympus Announces New TG-4 Tough Compact and Stylus 1s Bridge- Digital Cameras - 14/04/2015 13:02 April 14, 2015
Several minor updates
Olympus has added to its camera range with two new products, the Stylus 1s bridge and the TG-4 tough compact. There's nothing revolutionary about the new cameras' features, but the...
REVIEW / Canon PowerShot SX530 HS, the Everyman's 50x Bridge Camera- Digital Cameras - 14/04/2015 11:29 April 14, 2015
As with its big brother, the SX60 HS, the SX530 HS' design is classic, sober. While the body is perfectly suited to its purpose and zoom length,...
Oppo A31: 4G and a Glass Back for £110 / $160- Mobiles & Smartphones - 13/04/2015 16:43 April 13, 2015
It's the screen that suffers
Despite a very busy few months—we've seen the U3, R1C and 3000 launched already this year—Oppo refuses to take a break. Its latest handset, the A31, is aimed more towards the entry-level...
REVIEW / Philips 65PUS9809: A Sound & Light Show from this UHD TV- TVs - 13/04/2015 15:25 April 13, 2015
The 65PUS9809 uses a VA panel with PSA technology. This type of panel offers higher contrast than the average of Samsung's panels and even greater...
This Week's Reviews: Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge, BenQ BL3201PT...- Gaming & More - 13/04/2015 11:37 April 13, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
Not only are we starting this week off with the stellar BenQ BL3201PT UHD monitor, but you can also expect to see our reviews of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones,...
REVIEW / BenQ BL3201PT: A UHD Monitor with Good Default Colorimetry- LCD Monitors - 13/04/2015 10:17 April 13, 2015
The 24" Full HD Samsung FX2490HD (left) and the 32" UHD BenQ BL3201PT (right). With its 32" diagonal, the BL3201PT is clearly a big monitor. Its matte...
LG to Hand Out 4,000 G4 Smartphones in Lead-Up to Release- Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/04/2015 17:13 April 10, 2015
Wanna test drive one? Apply!
With the G4 launch presentation set for 28 April, LG has announced that will be handing out 4,000 G4 smartphones to selected consumers prior to the official launch. But they aren't...
REVIEW / Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless: Even More Portable- Headphones - 10/04/2015 15:23 April 10, 2015
The Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless is only available in black. The construction is exactly the same as before: it's robust and flexible, perfect...
G4: LG Unveils New 16 Mpx Camera Module- Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/04/2015 12:37 April 10, 2015
Optical stabilisation and f/1.8 aperture
LG is set to unveil the G4, its latest top-of-the-range smartphone, at the end of April. In the meantime, to give us something to get excited about, the Korean manufacturer has been...
REVIEW / GE72 Apache: MSI's Latest Gaming Machine- Laptops - 10/04/2015 10:19 April 10, 2015
For the GE72, MSI has opted for aluminium for the lid and palm-rests, and plastic—similarly coloured—for the base. The overall design is pretty...
REVIEW / Microsoft Lumia 532: Added Power, All for Naught...- Mobiles & Smartphones - 09/04/2015 16:14 April 9, 2015
For just a few bucks more, the Lumia 532 comes with nearly the same specs as the Lumia 435: a 4-inch screen with WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels), 8 GB of internal storage, a microSD...
Charge Your Phone in One Minute: Aluminium Batteries- Trends on the Web - 09/04/2015 15:17 April 9, 2015
They're safer and longer-lasting
A team of researchers at Stanford University has developed an aluminium battery capable of reaching a full charge in just one minute—one minute, people! This is the kind of battery...
Canon XC10: UHD and 10x Zoom for Enthusiasts and Professionals- Camcorders - 09/04/2015 12:26 April 9, 2015
A camera version to slay the RX10 and FZ1000?
There we have it: Canon has launched a bridge camera with 1" sensor, capable of filming in Ultra HD! But don't crack open the champagne just yet; the XC10 isn't actually a camera at...
REVIEW / Blue Mo-Fi, the Mechanical Biped with the Warm Sound- Headphones - 09/04/2015 10:07 April 9, 2015
What an odd little device, this Mo-Fi. As usual, the manufacturer Blue Microphones has drawn inspiration from a number of rather peculiar references: in...
Printer Duel: Canon Pixma MG5650 vs. HP Envy 5640- Printers - 08/04/2015 16:04 April 8, 2015
The budget multifunctions duke it out
DESIGN & BUILD: HP WINS While Canon keeps sticking to its good ol' mechanical...
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