IFA 2015 – Panasonic Introduces Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH Lens- Lenses - 04/09/2015 15:21 September 4, 2015
The cheapest 25mm for Micro Four Thirds systems
When Panasonic launched the Lumix GX8 and Lumix FZ300 this July, it also announced it was working on a 25mm f/1.7 lens that would become a standard for anyone using 50mm and wide apertures. Now...
REVIEW / Panasonic HX-A1 Lightweight Wearable Action Cam- Action Cams / Camcorders - 04/09/2015 13:47 September 4, 2015
The Panasonic HX-A1 is an extremely compact and lightweight (45 g) cylindrical camcorder with a minimalist design. There are just three buttons,...
REVIEW / MSI Prestige PX60: a Powerful, Versatile 15.6" Laptop- Laptops - 04/09/2015 10:09 September 4, 2015
The Prestige range may be a new one, but the PX60's chassis is anything but—it's the exact same body as the GS60 Ghost Pro. Of course, that...
LG Presents Roll-Up Keyboard for Smartphone and Tablet- Tablet Accessories - 04/09/2015 09:51 September 4, 2015
Rolly by name, rolly by nature
LG seems to be getting serious about mobile devices at this year's IFA, with 8" and 10" tablets on show, as well as a handy new accessory to accompany them. As its name suggests, the...
IFA 2015 – Ricoh Updates 360° Shooter With Theta S- Action Cams / Camcorders - 03/09/2015 16:09 September 3, 2015
A minor update
Ricoh has rolled up to the IFA 2015 electronics show to present the Theta S, an updated version of its 360° camera. The new model isn't hugely different from its predecessors, but the...
REVIEW / Monster BackFloat Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker- Portable Speakers - 03/09/2015 15:45 September 3, 2015
At first glance, the Monster BackFloat looks a bit like some kind of game controller, with its rectangular shape and black finish with lime-green/bright...
IFA 2015 – Panasonic Hits the OLED Stage with New 65" TV- TVs - 03/09/2015 11:32 September 3, 2015
And LG loses its monopoly
Panasonic caused quite the stir at this year's IFA tech show in Berlin when it unveiled its first OLED TV, the TX-65CZ950, making the company the first to compete with LG on the...
REVIEW / Huawei P8 Lite: Not Quite Up to Snuff- Mobiles & Smartphones - 03/09/2015 10:04 September 3, 2015
The standard P8 is a top-of-the-range smartphone that boasts ultra-high resolution, tons of processing power, a unique new camera and fancy materials. The P8 Lite has just a slightly...
IFA 2015 – Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is First UHD Smartphone- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/09/2015 17:01 September 2, 2015
5.5" format, Snapdragon 810
Sony has updated its high-end mobiles ready for show at this year's IFA trade fair in Berlin. The most striking of 2015's new arrivals has got to be the Xperia Z5 Premium, the first...
IFA 2015 – Hands-On Review: Sony Xperia Z5- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/09/2015 16:46 September 2, 2015
Another go around for the Snapdragon 810
After a mighty disappointing Xperia Z4v (or Z3+ if you're in Europe, or Z4 if you're in Japan), Sony Mobile is back with the Xperia Z5. Here's a look. Sony's...
REVIEW / Asus PB279Q: 27" Ultra HD IPS Monitor- LCD Monitors - 02/09/2015 10:12 September 2, 2015
Released in 2014, the Asus PB279Q has taken its sweet time arriving in our test lab, but we've finally managed to track it down. So while this UHD monitor may not be the most...
IFA 2015 – Panasonic GH4R: Unlimited 4K Video- Digital Cameras - 01/09/2015 15:10 September 1, 2015
A pro version of the GH4
Rather than being a totally new camera, the Panasonic GH4R is a more advanced version of its predecessor, the GH4, with some new stuff added under the hood. The main update here falls...
REVIEW / Sigma dp0 Quattro: The More You Use It, The More You'll Like It- Digital Cameras - 01/09/2015 10:09 September 1, 2015
Like any good product line that improves over time, the Quattro family's camera bodies keep gaining better design and handling with each successive...
IFA 2015 – Archos Unveils the Diamond Tab- Tablets - 31/08/2015 13:21 August 31, 2015
7.9-inch slate with 4G connectivity
Among the string of announcements Archos made last week during the lead-up to IFA 2015, it unveiled a new tablet, the Diamond Tab. It's a high-flying slate that's been kitted out with...
REVIEW / Jabra Vega: Far From Being a Star- Headphones - 31/08/2015 10:06 August 31, 2015
The Jabra Vega have stuck with the same look as their counterparts; they're low-key and discreet, but they've got swagger. They've been well built and...
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...
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