REVIEW / Asus ROG PG279Q: Now Even Better!- LCD Monitors - 05/10/2015 14:15 October 5, 2015
The Asus PG279Q isn't due out until October, but we've already coaxed it into our lab for a full going-over. This new model is based on the same winning formula that sealed the success...
Acer Announces Predator XZ350CU: 35" 144 Hz Monitor with FreeSync- LCD Monitors - 05/10/2015 14:03 October 5, 2015
The FreeSync version of the Predator Z35
After recently announcing the Predator Z35 32" monitor with G-Sync, Acer has unveiled the FreeSync version dubbed the XZ350CU. The Acer Predator XZ350CU...
REVIEW / iEC Technology ECBT001: Low-Priced Speaker, Poor Performance- Portable Speakers - 03/10/2015 10:01 October 3, 2015
The ECBT001 looks like a little cube, cinched in at the waist with a thin blue belt. The speaker's chassis is made of a lacquered anthracite material,...
LG V10: The Smartphone with 3 cameras and 2 screens- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/10/2015 19:30 October 2, 2015
LG's extra screen is a cut above the rest
There are a never-ending number of new smartphone announcements this year. Just days after Google and barely a month after Apple, it's LG's turn to showcase its new creation. The South...
A Closer Look at Wide Color Gamuts in OLED TVs- TVs - 02/10/2015 15:16 October 2, 2015
It's all about REC standards
You may have heard that OLED display panels supposedly offer a wider color gamut than most LCD screens (with a few exceptions, such as monitors for graphic designers and certain TVs...
REVIEW / Archos 101 Magnus Plus: Huge Capacity Isn't Everything- Tablets - 01/10/2015 14:20 October 1, 2015
It's been a while since Archos has managed to attract the limelight to its family of Android tablets. When it announced the arrival of its large-capacity tablets, the manufacturer highlighted...
HP Boosts Security in Pro Printers- Printers - 01/10/2015 11:05 October 1, 2015
Special protection for new devices
HP's latest line of LaserJet printers for business have been designed to prevent the installation of malware and to detect any irregular changes to internal firmwares. More...
HTC Announces 12 Phones That Will Receive Android Marshmallow Update- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/09/2015 15:18 September 30, 2015
That's all for now
HTC has announced the unveiling date for its first smartphone to natively run Android 6.0 Marshmallow, along with a list of twelve of its handsets already on the market that will be...
REVIEW / Maxell Split Soundbar: the Two-in-One Soundbar- Home Cinema Speakers - 30/09/2015 10:07 September 30, 2015
The Maxel Split Soundbar is a minimalist, compact speaker made of glossy black plastic with a metal grille protecting the front. The glossy plastic...
REVIEW / Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II: Another Great OM-D- Digital Cameras - 29/09/2015 14:16 September 29, 2015
Olympus has made a few minor updates to the OM-D E-M10 Mark II—updates that can also be found in the Mark II version of the higher-end OM-D E-M5....
The 24-70mm f/2.8 for Pentax 24 x 36 mm Is Here- Lenses - 29/09/2015 11:33 September 29, 2015
A fast weather-sealed zoom, for $1,299/£1,149
The Pentax 24 x 36 mm SLR won't be available until spring 2016, but enthusiasts can get ahead of the game by equipping themselves with new lenses ready for their favorite brand's new...
REVIEW / Panasonic TX-50CX802B: All-New Features Included- TVs - 28/09/2015 16:09 September 28, 2015
The Panasonic TX-50CX802B is the top-of-the-range variant of the TX-50CX680E we reviewed in July. It boasts a 50-inch diagonal, Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels), a 4K Studio...
Onkyo W800BT: First Totally Wireless In-Ear Headphones- Headphones - 28/09/2015 15:33 September 28, 2015
Onkyo is the first manufacturer to out a fully wireless pair of in-ear headphones. The W800BT in-ears were presented at the IFA consumer electronics show earlier this month and are...
REVIEW / Gigabyte P37X: A Slimline 17.3" Portable Gamer- Laptops - 26/09/2015 14:27 September 26, 2015
The Gigabyte P37X v4's chassis is made entirely of metallic black aluminum. It's very well built, there's no play and the materials and hinges...
LG Nexus 5X: Amazon Leaks the Deets- Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/09/2015 15:37 September 25, 2015
No fingerprint scanner or USB-C
With the latest Nexus (Nexuses?) set to be officially unveiled next week, Amazon India has accidentally leaked the LG Nexus 5X's specs by publishing its retail page ahead of schedule. Leaks...
Using Your Camera's PASM Modes. Part 2: Getting Started- Digital Cameras - 25/09/2015 11:43 September 25, 2015
Free yourself from Auto mode
Now that you've got your head round the theory behind your camera's PASM modes and the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and sensitivity, you're ready to get to work using...
REVIEW / HP Pavilion 23: New-Generation All-in-One Computer- Desktops - 24/09/2015 14:51 September 24, 2015
Like most all-in-one PCs, the Pavilion 23-q005nf sits on a single stand fixed to the back of the screen; the stand is made of aluminum and the...
LG Has Announced the Class, a Metal Smartphone- Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/09/2015 11:15 September 24, 2015
Competition for the Galaxy A series
After numerous rumors circulating for some time, the LG Class has just been unveiled. It's a 5-inch HD mid-range smartphone with a metal chassis that's come to step on the toes of Samsung's...
Turtle Glass: Samsung Working On a Rival for Corning?- Mobile Devices - 23/09/2015 12:07 September 23, 2015
Dragontrail vs Gorilla Glass vs Turtle Glass
Samsung's display division has applied to register two interesting new trademarks for "Turtle" and "Turtle Glass". With names like that, it looks like the South Korean tech firm could...
REVIEW / Braven 805: A Well Built Portable Speaker with a Carrying Voice- Portable Speakers - 23/09/2015 11:04 September 23, 2015
The Braven brand is specialized in portable speakers, and it shows. Just like its little brother, the 805 has been impeccably built:...
REVIEW / Xiaomi Yi: Design and Performance of a GoPro- Action Cams / Camcorders - 22/09/2015 16:08 September 22, 2015
We'd like to thank GearBest for lending us a unit of the Xiaomi Yi so we could write this review. The packaging may be completely different, but...
LG's Flat OLED TVs Already for Sale in the U.S.- TVs - 22/09/2015 11:03 September 22, 2015
Two models: 65" and 55"
Initially expected to hit markets starting in October, LG's new batch of flat OLED TVs have already landed at Amazon US and are now available for purchase. The...
REVIEW / Acer B326HK 32" Ultra HD Monitor- LCD Monitors - 21/09/2015 15:15 September 21, 2015
The Acer B326HK was released at the end of 2014, but still stands out in the 2015 monitor market for its competitive price tag. Selling for under $900/£900, this is one of the most...
Still 200 Days to Go Until the Pentax 24 x 36 mm Arrives- Cameras - 21/09/2015 11:10 September 21, 2015
Will Pentax be a big hit in spring 2016?
The months roll by and Pentax fans are still waiting ever-so patiently for the arrival of the final version of the new 24 x 36 mm SLR. We still don't know what this new camera will...
Windows RT: Final Update Brings Start Menu- Computers - 18/09/2015 15:36 September 18, 2015
Windows 10 lookalike
As promised, Microsoft has outed its last functionality update for the Windows RT tablet operating system. The update sees the arrival of a revamped "Start" menu that's very similar...
Using Your Camera's PASM Modes. Part 1: The Theory- Digital Cameras - 18/09/2015 14:09 September 18, 2015
Understanding aperture, shutter speed, sensitivity
Whether loitering on a chunky mode-selection dial or hidden away in the menus, most cameras come with a set of PASM modes. These four little letters are the gateway to total control...
REVIEW / Huawei Honor 7: The Almost-Perfect Conquest- Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/09/2015 12:52 September 17, 2015
Far from being a internet-bound poor relation, Honor is fast becoming a viable alternative on the mobiles market. This 7" model comes in the wake of the Honor 6, 6 Plus or 4X, and surrounded...
Xperia Z5 Premium: "4K" Resolution Available for Certain Tasks Only- Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/09/2015 10:37 September 17, 2015
Because Full HD is plenty for sending texts
At the IFA trade show in Berlin Sony showed off its new Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone, the first on the market to boast Ultra HD resolution. But, as it turns out, you shouldn't expect...
Philips 275P4VYKEB: A 5K 27" Monitor- LCD Monitors - 16/09/2015 15:54 September 16, 2015
Competition for Dell
Philips has unveiled its first 5K Monitor. The 275P4VYKEB will be available before the end of the year, and looks set to bring even the most powerful of current graphics cards to their...
REVIEW / Plantronics BackBeat Sense: Comfortable On-Ears with Great Sound- Headphones - 16/09/2015 14:43 September 16, 2015
The BackBeat Sense are well made and relatively sturdy. They have a dual headband with an aluminum frame, rubber padding and rigid plastic ear cups; we...
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