REVIEW / Huawei P8: China Goes High-End- Mobiles & Smartphones - 04/07/2015 09:54 July 4, 2015
The P8 needs to show the world that Huawei is capable of winning over customers from high-end brands like Apple, Samsung, Sony and LG, while keeping prices down. To do this, the manufacturer...
5 Best Dual SIM Smartphones- Mobiles & Smartphones - 03/07/2015 19:42 July 3, 2015
Plus a few to boot
In the beginning there was Wiko French/Chinese brand Wiko was the first company to make dual SIM functionality a selling point, way back in 2011. But at the time, it...
REVIEW / MacBook Pro 15" with Retina Display (2015): The Powerfullest of All- Laptops - 03/07/2015 14:05 July 3, 2015
Don't act surprised—the 2015 MacBook Pro 15" has the exact same aluminum chassis as the earlier generations. Which is understandable, of course,...
Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4 VR: an Expert Transtandard for DX Models- Lenses - 03/07/2015 11:12 July 3, 2015
Stabilized and optimized for APS-C
Nikon has just unveiled a new high-end lens for its DX-format cameras. Stabilized and designed to be used with APS-C sensors, the new 16-80mm transtandard is the smallest zoom lens...
REVIEW / Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: Mid-Range Smartphone Gets its Feet Wet- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/07/2015 16:47 July 2, 2015
The Xperia M4 Aqua echoes the Xperia Z3's stylish design, making it appear to have more in common with the Z3 than the Z3 Compact. Its lines...
Meizu Unveils the MX5: 5.5" FHD, Octa-Core SoC, 3 GB of RAM, 20.7 Mpx- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/07/2015 15:02 July 2, 2015
A handset with a dreamy spec sheet
Chinese manufacturer Meizu has just unveiled its latest premium smartphone, the MX5. As usual, the spec sheet is pretty exciting: a powerful SoC, a 20.7 Mpx camera and a 3150 mAh battery. The...
Bowers & Wilkins Releases its First Wireless Headphones: P5 Wireless- Headphones - 02/07/2015 11:39 July 2, 2015
The P5 Series 2, emancipated
Illustrious British Hi-Fi brand, Bowers & Wilkins, has introduced its first Bluetooth headphones. Instead of launching an all-new model, it's decided to make them a wireless version...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime: a Galaxy A3/A5 Hybrid without Aluminum- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/07/2015 10:08 July 2, 2015
The Galaxy Grand Prime's spec sheet is very similar to the Galaxy A3's. Little has changed, except the screen, which here measures 5" and has a qHD IPS panel (960 x 540 pixels)—the...
REVIEW / Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7"), the Best Value-For-Money in a Phone Under 5"- Mobiles & Smartphones - 01/07/2015 18:07 July 1, 2015
The Idol 3 (4.7") hasn't suited and booted itself in the best quality materials, as it's entirely covered in plastic. However, Alcatel OneTouch...
Huawei Honor 7: 5.2", Full HD, 20 Mpx Camera and a Fingerprint Sensor- Mobiles & Smartphones - 01/07/2015 15:56 July 1, 2015
A tempting offer
As per its announcement, Huawei showcased its much-awaited Honor 7 yesterday. It's a pretty stylish handset with a faultless spec sheet. The first thing you...
REVIEW / Westone UM Pro 50: Maximum Precision and Comfort- Headphones - 01/07/2015 10:35 July 1, 2015
As with all Westones in the UM Pro series, the Pro 50's transparent buds have been developed to fit snugly into the entrance to the ear canal. The cables...
REVIEW / Sony FDR-AX33: 4K Camcorder with an Onboard Video Projector- Action Cams / Camcorders - 30/06/2015 17:40 June 30, 2015
With all these smartphones and digital cameras getting better at video, it's easy to forget how much the camcorder has evolved over the past few years. The FDR-AX33 is a shining...
Firmware 4.00 for the Fujifilm X-T1 Now Available- Digital Cameras - 30/06/2015 14:27 June 30, 2015
A faster, better and more precise AF system
As we told you back in May, Fujifilm has been hard at work on 4.00-version firmware for its X-T1s (available in Black and Graphite Silver). The update mainly targets the autofocus and...
iPhone 6s: Production Underway- Mobiles & Smartphones - 30/06/2015 12:04 June 30, 2015
Warehouses to be filled before September
The iPhone 6s might not be the subject of as many rumors as its numerous predecessors have been, but Bloomberg confirms that the terminal is indeed already in production. This is mainly...
REVIEW / Panasonic Lumix G7: a Fast, Easy-to-Handle and All-Round Hybrid—with 4K!- Digital Cameras - 30/06/2015 10:18 June 30, 2015
The release of the Lumix G7 marks the completion of Panasonic's two-year rejuvenation project, a project that began with the Lumix GX7 and which has seen plenty of updates...
REVIEW / Philips BDM3270QP: Ideal for Watching Films at Work...?- LCD Monitors - 29/06/2015 16:49 June 29, 2015
The 32" Philips Brilliance BDM3270QP (left) and the 27" AOC Q2778VQE (right) The Philips design has remained unchanged for the past few years,...
Samsung Launches Two New FreeSync Monitors- LCD Monitors - 29/06/2015 15:13 June 29, 2015
24" or 28" of Ultra HD
Samsung is launching two FreeSync monitors to tie in with the release of the 'new' AMD GPUs. The manufacturer has chosen Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 px) resolution for this range—a strange...
This Week's Reviews: LG 55EG960V, Lumix G7, Galaxy Grand Prime...- Gaming & More - 29/06/2015 11:02 June 29, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
We've got another seven-day DigitalVersus extravaganza coming up, and boy is it a good one. We'll be kicking things off with a review of the LG 55EG960V TV before taking a look at such...
REVIEW / LG 55EG960V: The OLED/UHD Partnership is Back On- TVs - 29/06/2015 10:13 June 29, 2015
The 65EC970V's panel had a big white subpixel, a slightly smaller blue, and then a smaller and narrower green and red. This time around, it's...
REVIEW / HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M553x: Quality Laser Printing- Printers - 28/06/2015 09:57 June 28, 2015
As in the rest of the Color LaserJet series, the M553x is made of matte white plastic that's been properly assembled. Each of...
5 Best Mini Phones (Smartphones Under 5")- Mobile Devices - 27/06/2015 10:06 June 27, 2015
An endangered species
Times are hard for fans of small-but-mighty smartphones. All the more because last September the unthinkable happened: Apple, the last bastion in the 'little' high-end phones market,...
OnePlus Two: Official Virtual Reality Launch on 27 July- Mobiles & Smartphones - 26/06/2015 15:19 June 26, 2015
And the OnePlus Cardboard will be out soon too
OnePlus has revealed that its new top-of-the-range smartphone, the OnePlus Two, will be duly unveiled in just a few weeks' time, and that the whole event will be broadcast... in virtual...
REVIEW / Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, An All-Rounder- Tablets - 26/06/2015 13:29 June 26, 2015
Even though the tablet market seems a bit slow at the moment, Sony has decided to bring out its most recent creation, the Z4 Tablet. This latest offering is in the unenviable position...
REVIEW / ZenBook Pro UX501: The Best Asus 15" Laptop- Laptops - 26/06/2015 10:09 June 26, 2015
The ZenBook Pro UX501 has an entirely aluminium chassis that seems to echo the lines on the ROG G501 and a few elements from the UX series,...
REVIEW / HTC Desire 820: Very Few Changes- Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/06/2015 16:14 June 25, 2015
After several financially challenging quarters, HTC has recently had some more-promising results. The manufacturer owes this change of fortunes mostly to its 2014 mid-range handsets...
A BlackBerry Running In Android? CEO Confirms It's A Possibility- Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/06/2015 13:30 June 25, 2015
It's about time
BlackBerry's CEO has revealed his company would have no hesitation in building an Android smartphone, if it could ensure total security. Earlier this...
REVIEW / LG Spirit: An Elegant Smartphone with a Compact Design- Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/06/2015 10:15 June 25, 2015
The 4G smartphones at around the £130 mark are facing fierce competition, each trying to outdo its rivals in terms of power, performance, screen resolution... It's an ongoing battle....
Android Phones with the Best Battery Life- Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/06/2015 16:53 June 24, 2015
New tests for a new ranking
The thing is, brands have been working on it. They keep adding bigger, higher-capacity batteries and optimising their systems with more power-efficient processors. But we're still...
OnePlus Two: USB Type-C Confirmed by Manufacturer- Mobiles & Smartphones - 24/06/2015 15:09 June 24, 2015
A OnePlus first... well, almost
Having already revealed what SoC the upcoming OnePlus 2 smartphone will have, its manufacturer now tells us about a second interesting feature. In a first for a flagship, there'll be...
REVIEW / Reference On-Ear: Klipsch Keeps it Simple and Effective- Headphones - 24/06/2015 10:51 June 24, 2015
Klipsch didn't want to make the Reference On-Ear too flashy, preferring a clean, minimalist design. They're not made with the highest-spec materials,...
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