Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A: Really Any Better?Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/07/14 15:57
While the launch of the LG G3 LTE-A might have held the media's attention for these past few days, it's the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A that'll forever retain the title...
Review: Nokia XL, Bigger and BetterSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/07/14 13:58
Nokia bowled us all a googly last February by announcing the new X range of Android smartphones. Following the Nokia X, which we reviewed a few months ago, the manufacturer has now unleashed a second X-range model: the Nokia XL....
Hands-On with the LG G3 LTE-A: Faster Internet & More PowerSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/07/14 12:43
LG recently announced the new LTE-A version of its flagship G3 smartphone for South Korea. The advantage? Enhanced connectivity (Cat. 6, 300 Mbps) and a brawnier processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 805)....
Review: JXD S5800 Smartphone/Handheld Gaming ConsoleRomain Thuret - Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/07/14 09:29
There aren't exactly gads of gaming console-inspired tablets on the market, but those that are there have enjoyed reasonable visibility. Console-inspired smartphones, however, have been much more on the hush-hush. JXD, a Chinese manufacturer with some experience...
Xiaomi Unveils Its New Premium Smartphone: the Mi4Johann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 23/07/14 14:20
While Xiaomi might be relatively unknown outside of Asia, that hasn't stopped the Chinese high-end manufacturer from producing some outstanding handsets. Shifting over 26 million smartphones during the first half...
Review: Epson WorkForce WF-3620DWF, For Pros on a BudgetMarine Goy - Printers - 23/07/14 11:23
The WorkForce WF-3620DWF is a four-in-one multifunction printer designed for small businesses and at-home workers. The WorkForce series, in general, is Epson's attempt to convince companies to use inkjet instead of laser printers (2,200 pages for the...
LG G3 Beat/S Available for Pre-Order in UK (£298)Axel Mendy - Mobiles & Smartphones - 23/07/14 10:09
After the specs leaked on a Russian distributor's website last week, the LG G3 Beat—also known as the G3 S in Europe—has now been made available for pre-order at UK retailer...
MediaTek Launches Assault on High-end Smartphone MarketRégis Jehl - Mobile Devices - 22/07/14 15:27
A recent conference gave MediaTek the opportunity to unveil two new octa-core mobile processors, set to be very fast. For a long time, the Asian manufacturer has been associated with...
Review: Nikon 1 S2—Cute, But ConfinedBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 22/07/14 14:17
Early in 2013, Nikon bolstered its range of 1" CX-sensor mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras with the Nikon 1 S1. Now, just in time for summer 2014, the Japanese firm followed it up with the Nikon 1 S2. The...
ViewSonic Announces £430 Ultra HD Monitor: VX2880mlValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 22/07/14 10:17
While AOC has been hitting hard with the £500 U2868PQU 28-inch Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) monitor, ViewSonic announced last week it would be hitting even harder with a...
Review: JVC GC-PX100 Camcorder with Time ControlRenaud Labracherie - Camcorders - 22/07/14 09:10
Stand out from the competition. This may as well be JVC's slogan, as for some time now they've been producing highly individual camcorders to compete with the giants of the market, Sony and Panasonic. The GC-PX100 proudly...
HTC Desire 516: a Dual-SIM Entry-level Smartphone for €179Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 21/07/14 15:21
Following the recent releases of the Desire 310 and 616, HTC is continuing to add to its entry-level and mid-range catalogue, this time with the unveiling of the Desire 516....
Review: The Brilliance 272G5DJEB—a 27" Gaming Monitor from PhilipsValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 21/07/14 14:12
Philips seems to have found a winning formula. Following a successful 24" model, the Brilliance 242G5DJEB, they've now released an equally convincing 27" model, the Brilliance 272G5DJEB. The latter seems to have inherited its predecessor's every feature:...
Acer Enters the 4K Game with the £410 CB280HKValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 21/07/14 11:54
Last week Acer announced the CB280HK, a new 4K monitor with not a particularly surprising panel inside, but a couple extra features that give it a competitive edge. Beyond the...
This Week's Reviews: Nokia XL, Logitech G502, Samsung UE50HU6900Catherine Barraclough - Gaming & More - 21/07/14 10:50
We've got loads of top tech up for review this week, including the Nikon 1 S2 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and Samsung's UE50HU6900 affordable Ultra HD TV. Scroll down for the...
Review: The UE50HU6900, Samsung's Affordable UHD TVPierre-Jean Alzieu - TVs - 21/07/14 09:07
On top of the HU7500 and HU8500, Samsung also offers a more affordable UHD range: the HU6900. This series uses LED backlighting, and the panel's CMR200 motion compensation supposedly provides judder-free playback. Just like the other UHD...
Last Week in Gadget ReviewsHugh Ehreth - Gaming & More - 19/07/14 08:11
Here's a recap of all the products we tested last week just in case you missed anything. We'll be back on Monday with more news and product reviews straight from...
iPhone 5s—The World's Best-selling SmartphoneFlorence Legrand - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/07/14 14:23
According to a recent study by Counterpoint, eight months after its release, Apple's iPhone 5s is still the world's best-selling smartphone*. A quick glance at the top 10 also reveals that...
Review: Apple iMac 21.5" 2014Bénigne Millière - Desktops - 18/07/14 11:13
There's a new addition to the Apple iMac family for 2014, and it comes in the form of a 21.5" entry-level model. It has the same body as the other 21.5" iMacs but comes equipped with a...
Kindle Unlimited: Amazon to Launch Netflix of E-BooksMarine Goy - eBook Readers - 18/07/14 10:05
Amazon is getting ready to launch Kindle Unlimited, a service that offers e-reader and tablet owners unlimited reading from a catalogue of 600,000 e-books, for $9.99 (roughly £5.84) per month....
Microsoft Announces Some Stiff Competition for ChromebooksJohann Breton - Computers - 17/07/14 15:37
Microsoft isn't just going to sit back and let Google's Chromebook hack away at its market share. At the Worldwide Partner Conference, the Redmond firm unveiled several new Windows 8.1...
Review: Crucial MX100 512 GB SSD, Great Value for MoneyRégis Jehl - SSD - 17/07/14 14:44
With the MX100 series, Crucial is hoping to offer a range of SSDs that offers high performance for a moderate price, as it did with the soon-to-be-defunct M500 series. With this goal in mind, the Boise, Idaho...
BlackBerry Assistant to Compete with Siri, Google Now and CortanaJohann Breton - Mobile Devices - 17/07/14 11:09
There's a new challenger in town. Apple Siri, Google Now and Microsoft Cortana will now have to contend with BlackBerry Assistant, BlackBerry's new virtual assistant that, according to the firm...
Review: HTC Desire 816, A Well-Rounded PhabletSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/07/14 09:11
With the notable exception of LG, most big-name manufacturers have been slow to come round to the idea of the phablet. Effectively created in 2011 when Samsung launched its first Galaxy Note, we had to wait until...
Samsung Postpones the Tizen-Based Z SmartphoneJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/07/14 15:19
Initially slated for release this summer in Russia, Samsung is postponing the launch of its Tizen OS-based Z smartphone to an as-yet unannounced date. For Samsung, Tizen is more than...
Summer Buyer's Guide: Hot Picks For 2014LesNumériques / DigitalVersus - Trends on the Web - 16/07/14 14:11
Our experts have looked back over the hundreds of high-tech products reviewed on DigitalVersus and our sister site Les Numériques so far this year and pulled out the very best...
Printing Photos from Your Mobile—Two Solutions, and One's Free!Marine Goy - Apps and software - 16/07/14 10:42
Been wondering what to do with all those photos on your smartphone? With an ever-increasing number of snaps being taken on mobile devices, and smartphones in particular, this has become...
The Lowdown on UHD/4KVincent Alzieu / Pierre-Jean Alzieu / Bénigne Millière - TVs - 16/07/14 09:09
After many years of loyal service, Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), the format currently used by Blu-ray, will be gradually phased out in favour of UHD/4K (cinema format). This...
Review: Panasonic Lumix FZ1000, Like A BossBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 15/07/14 15:35
"The bridge is dead, long live the bridge," they said... Well, in 2013 Sony realised our dream of seeing a bridge camera with a large-format sensor when it made the RX10 based on the RX100 II compact's...
Philips 65PUS9809: Their New 2014 Flagship UHD/4K TVPierre-Jean Alzieu - TVs - 15/07/14 11:18
Philips recently unveiled the successor to the 65PFL9708 UHD/4K television—the 65PUS9809. This new model is set to be even more top-of-the-range: not only does it have a resolution of 3840...
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