REVIEW / Archos 50 Diamond: A New Reference in Value-for-Money- Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/04/2015 17:58 April 24, 2015
If you followed this year's Mobile World Congress at all, you'll know that a bevy of mid-range smartphones will be hitting the market by the end of the second quarter. But of all of...
Acer Liquid X2: Phablet with Octa-Core Processor and 4000 mAh Battery- Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/04/2015 12:53 April 24, 2015
And an intelligent case to boot
This week, Acer unveiled more than forty new products, including computers, connected objects, tablets and smartphones. Among them was a 5.5" Android phablet named Liquid X2. It bears...
Sony to Release Planet's Thinnest TV (X900C) This Summer?- TVs - 24/04/2015 11:14 April 24, 2015
Definitely in the States, maybe Europe
It was the thinnest TV at CES, and it blew us away: the Sony X900C is a high-end TV with Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) and a 4.9-mm-thick frame, making it the thinnest LED...
REVIEW / Motorola Moto E 4G (2015): A Better Deal Than the First- Mobiles & Smartphones - 23/04/2015 17:36 April 23, 2015
We weren't as impressed with the original Moto E's value-for-money as we were with the Moto G's. Let's hope this one has a bit more to offer. It follows the current trend in specs...
K-3 II: Pentax Updates its Expert DSLR- Digital Cameras - 23/04/2015 13:48 April 23, 2015
Basically just Pixel Shift Resolution and GPS
Following quickly on from an impressive K-S2 (although it did have its flaws), Pentax has now brought out the K-3 II. The 'II' is there to remind us that this is just an update, something...
Hori Launches Gaming Headset for Special Edition PS4- Headphones - 23/04/2015 11:18 April 23, 2015
Ready for Metal Gear Solid V Release
Japanese brand Hori has launched a new Metal Gear Solid V-themed gaming headset for the special edition PS4 that will coincide with the game's release. It's...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0: Compact but Unoptimised- Tablets - 23/04/2015 10:24 April 23, 2015
Take a 10" entry-level tablet—in this case the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1—offering respectable performance, remove its healthy Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and replace it with a downgraded...
REVIEW / HP Officejet Pro 8620: Better for Businesses- Printers - 22/04/2015 18:31 April 22, 2015
This is a big machine. It's made of almost entirely matte black and grey plastic, with some glossy parts. It's well manufactured;...
Rollei Releases 500 Sunrise, the Natively Waterproof Action Cam- Camcorders - 22/04/2015 15:53 April 22, 2015
Shoots Ultra HD video, but at 15 fps only
Rollei has revealed yet another action cam, the 500 Sunrise. It's a natively waterproof model (it doesn't need any exterior housing to go underwater) that boasts built-in Wi-Fi...
Canon EOS M3: First Impressions of its Responsiveness- Digital Cameras - 22/04/2015 12:31 April 22, 2015
Better, yes, but still far too slow...
At the end of last week, we were sent Canon's latest interchangeable-lens camera, the EOS M3. Given the sluggish responsiveness of the original EOS M, and this despite the firmware...
REVIEW / Beolit 15: A New Portable Speaker from B&O- Portable Speakers - 22/04/2015 10:26 April 22, 2015
The Danish brand really knows how to produce a quality product, as is clearly demonstrated by the Beolit 15. The speaker is built with...
REVIEW / Nikon D7200, an Excellent DSLR That's More Like a D7100 v2.0- Digital Cameras - 21/04/2015 17:38 April 21, 2015
There are very few outward signs that distinguish the D7200 from the D7100. 'Never change a winning horse' seems to have been Nikon's motto these past years—which is a risky strategy...
Sony Reveals the Xperia Z4... But Only for Japan- Mobiles & Smartphones - 21/04/2015 14:34 April 21, 2015
No international dates yet
First it was Samsung with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, then HTC with the One M9, and soon it will be LG with the G4. Now Sony has taken the spotlight to announce the Xperia...
ViewSonic VP2780-4K: a 27" UHD Monitor with IPS Panel- LCD Monitors - 21/04/2015 11:57 April 21, 2015
A screen for graphics and photo editing
We've seen a few 28" UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) monitors arrive on the scene, but now it's the turn of the 27-inchers to benefit from the resolution upgrade. Now with four times as many...
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...
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