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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0: Compact but Unoptimised- Tablets - 23/04/2015 10:24 April 23, 2015
Take a 10" entry-level tablet—in this case the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1—offering respectable performance, remove its healthy Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and replace it with a downgraded...
REVIEW / HP Officejet Pro 8620: Better for Businesses- Printers - 22/04/2015 18:31 April 22, 2015
This is a big machine. It's made of almost entirely matte black and grey plastic, with some glossy parts. It's well manufactured;...
REVIEW / Beolit 15: A New Portable Speaker from B&O- Portable Speakers - 22/04/2015 10:26 April 22, 2015
The Danish brand really knows how to produce a quality product, as is clearly demonstrated by the Beolit 15. The speaker is built with...
REVIEW / Nikon D7200, an Excellent DSLR That's More Like a D7100 v2.0- Digital Cameras - 21/04/2015 17:38 April 21, 2015
There are very few outward signs that distinguish the D7200 from the D7100. 'Never change a winning horse' seems to have been Nikon's motto these past years—which is a risky strategy...
REVIEW / UE65JS9500: Samsung's New Flagship UHD Television- TVs - 20/04/2015 15:27 April 20, 2015
The Samsung UE65JS9500 incorporates a PSA panel fresh from the brand's own production line. As we'd expect, this panel offers a contrast twice...
REVIEW / LG 34UC97: 21:9, 34" Monitor with the Slightest of Curves- LCD Monitors - 20/04/2015 10:17 April 20, 2015
The 34" WQHD LG 34UC97 (left) and the 24" FHD Samsung FX2490HD (right). You'll need to clear some desk space for the 34UC97. With its 34" diagonal,...
REVIEW / Spectre x360: HP's Got Tricks Up Its Sleeve Yet- Laptops - 17/04/2015 18:08 April 17, 2015
The body is perfectly well assembled and carefully designed. The aluminium surface feels great to the touch, and there are no manufacturing...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Curved for Style, Not for Fun- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 17:24 April 16, 2015
If there's one thing the last few generations of Galaxy S smartphones have gotten flack for, it's the design: not enough risk-taking, no 'noble materials', too much plastic, not enough...
REVIEW / Samsung Galaxy S6: Back with a Vengeance- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 10:25 April 16, 2015
Is it possible to produce a smartphone with so many qualities that they make up for the loss of some of the previous generation's best features? Apparently Samsung can. With the...
REVIEW / Epson Expression Photo XP-760: Does What it Says on the Tin- Printers - 15/04/2015 10:24 April 15, 2015
When off or on standby, and with all the paper trays closed, this all-in-one is particularly plain and compact. It's made from a shiny black plastic,...
REVIEW / Canon PowerShot SX610 HS: New Design and a Bigger Zoom- Digital Cameras - 14/04/2015 17:17 April 14, 2015
The body is beautifully designed with sleeker, more curvaceous lines than the SX600 HS', which we already liked in the first place. The matte...
REVIEW / Canon PowerShot SX530 HS, the Everyman's 50x Bridge Camera- Digital Cameras - 14/04/2015 11:29 April 14, 2015
As with its big brother, the SX60 HS, the SX530 HS' design is classic, sober. While the body is perfectly suited to its purpose and zoom length,...
REVIEW / Philips 65PUS9809: A Sound & Light Show from this UHD TV- TVs - 13/04/2015 15:25 April 13, 2015
The 65PUS9809 uses a VA panel with PSA technology. This type of panel offers higher contrast than the average of Samsung's panels and even greater...
REVIEW / BenQ BL3201PT: A UHD Monitor with Good Default Colorimetry- LCD Monitors - 13/04/2015 10:17 April 13, 2015
The 24" Full HD Samsung FX2490HD (left) and the 32" UHD BenQ BL3201PT (right). With its 32" diagonal, the BL3201PT is clearly a big monitor. Its matte...
REVIEW / Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless: Even More Portable- Headphones - 10/04/2015 15:23 April 10, 2015
The Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless is only available in black. The construction is exactly the same as before: it's robust and flexible, perfect...
REVIEW / GE72 Apache: MSI's Latest Gaming Machine- Laptops - 10/04/2015 10:19 April 10, 2015
For the GE72, MSI has opted for aluminium for the lid and palm-rests, and plastic—similarly coloured—for the base. The overall design is pretty...
REVIEW / Microsoft Lumia 532: Added Power, All for Naught...- Mobiles & Smartphones - 09/04/2015 16:14 April 9, 2015
For just a few bucks more, the Lumia 532 comes with nearly the same specs as the Lumia 435: a 4-inch screen with WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels), 8 GB of internal storage, a microSD...
REVIEW / Blue Mo-Fi, the Mechanical Biped with the Warm Sound- Headphones - 09/04/2015 10:07 April 9, 2015
What an odd little device, this Mo-Fi. As usual, the manufacturer Blue Microphones has drawn inspiration from a number of rather peculiar references: in...
REVIEW / Heaven VIII: The Luxury In-Ear Headphones from Final Audio Design- Headphones - 08/04/2015 10:09 April 8, 2015
Obviously, with these earphones we're going to begin with the aesthetics. Aside from the geometric relief on the back—which,...
REVIEW / Sigma dp3 Quattro: The Foveon Quattro Sensor Adapted to Portrait Photography- Digital Cameras - 07/04/2015 10:18 April 7, 2015
Sigma's dp Quattro range is nothing new to us now. Indeed, the first model in the series appeared in July 2014. The latest is the dp3 Quattro, which, apart from its ever so slightly...
REVIEW / Sony VPL-VW300ES: A 4K Projector for Your Home- Video Projectors - 06/04/2015 10:15 April 6, 2015
The projector uses three-panel SXRD technology to produce a true 4K resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels, i.e. Cinema 4K. There's also an X-Reality PRO 4K processor capable of upscaling...
REVIEW / Apple MacBook Pro 13" (2015): New CPU & Force Touch Trackpad- Laptops - 03/04/2015 15:05 April 3, 2015
The MacBook Pro still has its all-aluminium chassis, which has remained on-trend through its years of service. It's still one of the best on the...
REVIEW / Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (2014): Fire OS Still Doesn't Convince- Tablets - 02/04/2015 15:59 April 2, 2015
The 2014 Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 has the same WQXGA IPS display as its predecessor. The previous SoC, however, has been replaced by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (with four Krait 450 cores,...
REVIEW / The HTC One M9 Follows a Predictable Route- Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/04/2015 11:37 April 2, 2015
The first quarter of 2015 has seen spades of high-end arrivals on the smartphone market, as demonstrated at Mobile World Congress, which witnessed the entry of four Android behemoths:...
REVIEW / Under Licencing Law, Trebles Cannot be Served to (Marshall) Minors- Headphones - 01/04/2015 15:18 April 1, 2015
The Marshall Minor headphones benefit from a carefully crafted design. The look isn't at all dissimilar to the dials found on the brand's famous amplifiers,...
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