MWC 2015: Monohm Runcible, a Round Smartphone on Firefox OSJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 06/03/15 12:07
There's no denying that the Mobile World Congress brings together the best in technology from around the world, but you couldn't really say that it fostered any sort of diversity...
Review: Asus ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook: 13 Inches of Style and SpeedBénigne Millière - Laptops - 06/03/15 09:18
The Zenbook UX305 from Asus is constructed tip to toe in aluminium, in a light shade of mauve. It manages to be understated and elegant, while exuding quality and sturdiness, and with a faultless finish to...
MWC 2015: Firefox OS 2.2 Arrives on 4G Smartphone ZTE Open LJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 05/03/15 16:04
In a press release, which went out ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress, ZTE promised it would offer "one of the first [4G] LTE smartphones to ship with the...
Review: Huawei Honor 3C: Features Galore at a Sensible PriceSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 05/03/15 14:07
Among the plethora of new, low-cost smartphone manufacturers targeting the European market, Honor is a little different. The manufacturer is actually an offshoot of Huawei. While the two are distinct, Honor has made the most of their...
AOC Q2778Vqe: An All-Round Yet Understated 27" QHD TN Monitor?Valentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 05/03/15 12:11
AOC has just unveiled a new monitor, and, while its looks won't draw anyone in, it does offer excellent value for money. Not only that, but its characteristics are likely...
Review: Acer Liquid E700: Three SIMs and Not Much Else?Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 05/03/15 09:11
While smartphones with dual-SIM capacity have become two a penny, particularly at the entry level, those with triple-SIM compatibility remain relatively rare. In this respect, the Acer Liquid E700 we're testing here is one of few (bar Chinese...
MWC 2015: Asus Takes on Europe with the Zenfone 2Rémi Jacquet - Mobiles & Smartphones - 04/03/15 15:09
Unveiled at CES 2015, Asus's Zenfone 2 is now on show in Barcelona for this year's Mobile World Congress. We've taken the opportunity to find out more about its upcoming arrival...
Review: AKG K701 Headphones: Years of Loyal ServiceTristan François - Headphones - 04/03/15 14:21
It's not everyday that you get to test a truly premium pair of headphones. In fact, these could even be described as a luxury product. Although there's always been a demand for the very best quality, the...
MWC 2015: Leap, a New 5" Smartphone from BlackberryRémi Jacquet - Mobiles & Smartphones - 04/03/15 11:24
Blackberry has announced a new fully tactile 5" smartphone, the Leap. It proves the Canadian firm isn't ready to give up on the smartphone market just yet, even if its...
Review: Soho Wireless: Portable Headphones from Harman/KardonBenoît Campion - Headphones - 04/03/15 09:15
Harman/Kardon is sticking to what knows, producing a wireless version of the on-ear Soho headphones. A lot of effort has been put into the design, which is both minimalist and elegant. The Soho are mostly made...
MWC 2015: Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy S6Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 03/03/15 16:01
With 2014 having proved much less financially ostentatious than previous years, Samsung has decided to hit the ground running in 2015. The manufacturer is going all out with the newly-revealed...
Review: Sony MDR-NC31EM: In-ear Headphones with Passive/Active Noise CancellationMarie Georgescu de Hillerin - Headphones - 03/03/15 14:15
MDR-NC31EM—yet another poetically-named device. These are the in-ear active noise cancelling headphones from Sony. But, strangely, there's no sign of a power unit or rechargeable battery on the cable. This is because the mini-jack (which has...
MWC 2015: Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy S6 EdgeSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 03/03/15 11:28
Alongside the Galaxy S6, which will undoubtedly become the best-selling Samsung handset, the brand has also launched an Edge version. We were fortunate enough to get hands-on with the device...
Review: Canon Powershot SX710 HS: Higher Resolution but No Real ProgressBruno Labarbere - Digital Cameras - 03/03/15 09:28
Aesthetically, there's nothing to distinguish the PowerShot SX710 HS from the SX700 HS. Except, of course, for the name stencilled on the top. To be completely honest, we're pretty happy to see the camera come out of...
MWC 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Are a Breath of Fresh AirSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/03/15 15:40
Following months of assorted rumours, Samsung has finally unveiled its two upcoming smartphones: the flagship Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge. And let us tell you, the manufacturer hasn't...
Review: BenQ RL2755HM: A Monitor Specially Designed for Games ConsolesValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 02/03/15 14:15
The Full HD BenQ RL2755MH (left) and the 24" Full HD Iiyama B2483HSU-B1 (right). The RL2755HM won't be winning any design awards: the black plastic chassis is pretty beefy and is jazzed up with a few...
This Week's Reviews: LG 55UB850V, Canon SX710 HS, AKG K701...Matthew Cripsey - Gaming & More - 02/03/15 10:25
March is here. Spring is in the air. But this time of year doesn't just mean daffodils emerging from their winter sleep; it also means Mobile World Congress, so keep...
Review: LG 55UB850V TV: UHD Resolution Isn't EverythingValentin Lormeau - TVs - 02/03/15 09:17
We tested the 55" version, but it's also available in 49" (49UB850V). We'd like to thank everyone at Boulanger, Aubervilliers, for having let us test the television in their shop. Unsurprisingly, the 55UB850V's IPS panel provides the...
MWC 2015: Archos Launches the 50 Oxygen Plus, Available in 3G and 4GSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 27/02/15 15:16
In the run-up to MWC 2015, Archos has just announced the 50 Oxygen Plus, an extremely thin mid-range smartphone with an undeniably Apple-inspired design. To avoid the media crush that...
Google Confirms Plans to Release High-End Chromebook: the Pixel 2Johann Breton - Laptops - 27/02/15 11:55
In 2013, Google unveiled the "Pixel", a rather niche, high-end Chromebook. Two years later, it's just been confirmed that a Pixel 2 is in the pipeline. Because Chrome OS is all...
Review: Acer Aspire S7 2015: The Price of PerformanceBénigne Millière - Laptops - 27/02/15 09:18
Visually, the Aspire S7 hasn't changed. Its chassis is the same as that of the 2013 and 2014 versions, which is understandable given its clean, understated lines. As before, both the lid and bottom of the...
Motorola Moto E 4G: It's OfficialCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 26/02/15 15:47
Motorola is breathing new life into its entry-level range, having just formalised the launch of a second generation of its Moto E line. The Moto E 4G is still, when...
Review: Samsung Galaxy A5: Design, But At What Cost?Romain Thuret - Mobiles & Smartphones - 26/02/15 14:29
If something's not working for Samsung, Samsung changes its approach. Having suffered a mighty setback with the Galaxy Alpha, the company has since been busy fending off competition from small local brands and Chinese giants alike. Now,...
Panasonic Unveils its 2015 Premium TV RangeValentin Lormeau - TVs - 26/02/15 12:08
Panasonic Convention 2015 is currently taking place in Frankfurt, and the Japanese brand has just released the details of its 2015 television range. Of the many models, the flagship Ultra...
Review: Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Gold: The Golden GenerationRomain Thuret - Mobiles & Smartphones - 26/02/15 10:21
Here it is. The famous Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Gold. Unveiled alongside its namesake, the Ascend Mate 7, this supercharged version was originally destined only for the Chinese market. Now, though, the Gold has made it over...
Beam: The Projector That Screws In Like A LightbulbHenry Grimaud - Smart Devices - 25/02/15 15:14
Beam may not be the first pico-projector to enter our stratosphere, but it's the first one that can be fitted to a standard E27 screw-in bulb socket (or pin bulb socket,...
Review: Sennheiser Urbanite XL: The Portable Speakers with XXL BassMarie Georgescu de Hillerin - Headphones - 25/02/15 14:33
Sennheiser certainly doesn't do things by halves: at one stage, it was impossible to stroll around town or take public transport without being visually assaulted by a giant billboard exhibiting the Urbanite XL (more often than...
Sony Unveils the Xperia E4g, the 4G Version of the E4Corentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/02/15 11:16
A few weeks ago, Sony unveiled the Xperia E4, which is set to retail for under £100. While this smartphone has many appealing features, the recent announcement of the Xperia...
Review: Harman/Kardon Esquire Mini: Jousting with the Ultra-PortablesRémi Boumrar - Portable Speakers - 25/02/15 09:18
Harking back to the equerries who attended to the horses of the knights of the Middle Ages, its name makes a welcome change from the BXT67399-3Ws and the like that we're so used to seeing. Designed in...
Sony Unveils Its New Portable Headphones: The MDR-ZX770BNBenoît Campion - Headphones - 24/02/15 15:10
The engineers at Sony are grabbing the headlines once again, having recently unveiled yet another set of portable headphones, the MDR-ZX770BN. This time, the Japanese manufacturer has incorporated active noise cancellation...
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