Lenovo Launches All-In-One Modular Chromebox- Desktops - 05/05/2015 17:18 May 5, 2015
All-in a bit expensive, but modular
Lenovo wasn't planning on entering the Chromebox market without a USP up its sleeve. In the ThinkCentre Chromebox it not only has an affordable product but, more importantly,...
REVIEW / The Rollei Actioncam 410 Tries Hard, But Is Inconsistent- Camcorders - 05/05/2015 16:54 May 5, 2015
Right from the get-go, the fact that the product's packaging looked so much like the GoPro's troubled us. We felt let down by the brand's...
Office 2016: Public Preview Now Available- Trends on the Web - 05/05/2015 11:24 May 5, 2015
Warning: It removes all other versions of Office
Microsoft has just launched the first public preview of its 2016 Office suite. It's set to offer enhanced cloud-based solutions, a host of new tools and improved data analysis. Content-wise,...
REVIEW / EOS M3: Canon's Excellent Picture Quality in a Likeable Body- Digital Cameras - 05/05/2015 09:33 May 5, 2015
New camera, new trinity: the EOS M3 has inherited the DIGIC 6 image processor, a 24.2 Mpx APS-C CMOS sensor and the Hybrid CMOS AF III 49-point autofocus system. It also features Wi-Fi,...
AIAIAI, New 100% Adaptable Danish Headphones- Headphones - 04/05/2015 17:17 May 4, 2015
A pick-and-mix success story?
AIAIAI has unveiled its new headphones, the TMA-2 Modular, which stand out from the crowd by being 100% modular. Every single part of the product is interchangeable. Behind...
REVIEW / Asus PA328Q: This 32" UHD Monitor Offers All-Round Performance- LCD Monitors - 04/05/2015 16:44 May 4, 2015
The 32" UHD Asus PA328Q (left) and the 24" FHD Samsung FX2490HD (right). There's been an abundance of large screens hitting the market recently,...
Acer Predator XB270HU Monitor: First Impressions- LCD Monitors - 04/05/2015 13:42 May 4, 2015
Is IPS up to the challenge of the gaming sector?
The XB270HU has been available for a few weeks now but almost permanently out of stock. Luckily for us, one of the monitors was smuggled away from the clamouring hands of consumers...
This Week's Reviews: Sennheiser RS 185, Canon EOS M3, LG G Flex 2...- Gaming & More - 04/05/2015 11:48 May 4, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
You may not want to miss this week's reviews, because we're looking at the Sennheiser RS 185 headphones, the Canon EOS M3 hybrid camera, the LG G Flex 2 smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy...
REVIEW / Panasonic TX-55CX700B: Great Colours and UHD Upscaling- TVs - 04/05/2015 10:26 May 4, 2015
Panasonic might have used IPS in the majority of its 2014 TVs, but the first 2015 model we've come across uses a VA panel. More specifically—as...
REVIEW / Dell XPS 13 (2015): A 13" Ultrabook with Borderless Display- Laptops - 01/05/2015 10:24 May 1, 2015
The chassis of the new XPS 13 is made from aluminium and carbon fibre; this gives the design an impressive look and allows it to be lighter without...
LG G4: Hands-On Review- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/04/2015 17:58 April 30, 2015
An evolution of the G3, i.e. no great changes
LG has at last launched its newest premium smartphone, the G4. Having revealed characteristics pretty much constantly over the past few weeks, the brand had already told us pretty much...
REVIEW / Asus ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML): What a Transformation!- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/04/2015 15:43 April 30, 2015
The ZenFone 2 we're reviewing today is the top-of-the-range ZE551ML. It incorporates a 5.5" Full HD IPS display, 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core SoC—Asus is one of the few manufacturers...
TomTom Hits the Action Cam Scene with the Bandit- Digital Cameras - 30/04/2015 12:52 April 30, 2015
Ultra HD, GPS, waterproof up to 50 m...
The tiny world that is the action cam market is starting to boil over. After GoPro, Garmin, Kodak, Sony, HTC and Contour, now TomTom is jumping into the fray with the Bandit. Do...
REVIEW / Huawei Ascend G620S: Low-Cost 4G, Compromises Included- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/04/2015 11:15 April 30, 2015
Huawei's on a roll. They just keep releasing smartphone after smartphone under all kinds of banners (Ascend, Mate, Honor...). The Ascend G620S aspires to be a low-cost handset...
Huawei Ascend P8: What We Know So Far About the Camera- Mobiles & Smartphones - 29/04/2015 16:19 April 29, 2015
Image sensor, image processor, lens...
The thing that surprised us most at Huawei's Ascend P8 event in London is that the camera engineers were present. That's a first for a smartphone brand that could only mean one thing:...
REVIEW / Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277dw: HP's First JetIntelligence Printer- Printers - 29/04/2015 12:47 April 29, 2015
As is the norm in the £250 / $400 price range, the LaserJet Pro MFP M277dw boasts a wide range of functions: print, scan, copy,...
Acer Predator Tablet: A New Slate for Gamers- Tablets - 29/04/2015 11:19 April 29, 2015
Acer reluctant to share specs
At Acer's latest big press conference, the brand announced the return of its Predator gamer range. It's mostly laptops and curved monitors, but a sleek, new tablet is also set to join...
REVIEW / Pentax K-S2: the Endearing All-Weather Prosumer DSLR- Digital Cameras - 28/04/2015 14:53 April 28, 2015
If all you're paying attention to is basic components, then the K-S2 will certainly seem like a redesigned K-S1. It's got the same stabilised 20.1-Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and the...
Huawei Ascend P8 Lite: 5" HD Screen, Octa-Core Chip & 13 Mpx Camera- Mobiles & Smartphones - 28/04/2015 12:33 April 28, 2015
Naturally, there's also 4G
In the shadow of the Ascend P8 and Ascend P8 Max, whose launch party was pretty spectacular, Huawei has also unveiled a more-affordable version of its flagship terminal. Named the Ascend...
Acer Announces K138ST Portable Video Projector- Video Projectors - 28/04/2015 10:41 April 28, 2015
Long life and towable size
This week Acer announced three new video projectors, one of which is the portable K138ST. The K138ST is smaller than a sheet of A4 paper. That's just the right...
REVIEW / BenQ W1350: A Worthy Successor to the W1300- Video Projectors - 27/04/2015 17:03 April 27, 2015
Unsurprisingly, this projector—which, by the way, offers ISF-certified calibration—uses a DLP Dark Chip 3 chip. The image treatment processes and chassis are identical to the W1300's,...
Acer Unveils Aspire R11, an 11.6" Convertible Laptop- Laptops - 27/04/2015 13:04 April 27, 2015
Acer hot on the heels of Lenovo and HP
Acer has just unveiled a new 11.6" convertible laptop. Just like HP's x360 range and Lenovo's Yoga, the R11 has a 360° hinge, allowing it to be used in various modes. Specs-wise, the...
REVIEW / 65UF850V: The First of LG's 2015 UHD LCD Televisions- TVs - 27/04/2015 10:25 April 27, 2015
The 65UF850V uses the same IPS screen technology as its predecessor. Viewing angles are therefore wider than on other types of panel (PSA, UV²A...
This Week's Reviews: Asus ZenFone 2, Ascend G620s, Pentax K-S2...- Gaming & More - 27/04/2015 09:56 April 27, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
We're reviewing some big-time gadgets this week, including the BenQ W1350 video projector, the Pentax K-S2 DSLR camera, the Asus ZenFone 2 and Huawei Ascend G620s smartphones and...
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...
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