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...
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...
Rollei Releases 500 Sunrise, the Natively Waterproof Action Cam- Camcorders - 22/04/2015 15:53 April 22, 2015
Shoots Ultra HD video, but at 15 fps only
Rollei has revealed yet another action cam, the 500 Sunrise. It's a natively waterproof model (it doesn't need any exterior housing to go underwater) that boasts built-in Wi-Fi...
Canon EOS M3: First Impressions of its Responsiveness- Digital Cameras - 22/04/2015 12:31 April 22, 2015
Better, yes, but still far too slow...
At the end of last week, we were sent Canon's latest interchangeable-lens camera, the EOS M3. Given the sluggish responsiveness of the original EOS M, and this despite the firmware...
Sony Reveals the Xperia Z4... But Only for Japan- Mobiles & Smartphones - 21/04/2015 14:34 April 21, 2015
No international dates yet
First it was Samsung with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, then HTC with the One M9, and soon it will be LG with the G4. Now Sony has taken the spotlight to announce the Xperia...
ViewSonic VP2780-4K: a 27" UHD Monitor with IPS Panel- LCD Monitors - 21/04/2015 11:57 April 21, 2015
A screen for graphics and photo editing
We've seen a few 28" UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) monitors arrive on the scene, but now it's the turn of the 27-inchers to benefit from the resolution upgrade. Now with four times as many...
ROG GR6: Asus' Latest Gaming Tower- Desktops - 20/04/2015 13:17 April 20, 2015
Compact chassis, Intel Core i5 and GTX 960M
Asus has just announced a new compact gaming tower, the ROG GR6. It's similar to the GR8 and adopts the same games-console format, but components have been updated and a double boot...
This Week's Reviews: B&O Beolit 15, Nikon D7200, Motorola Moto E...- Gaming & More - 20/04/2015 10:03 April 20, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
Hey there, people! We've got a new week of reviews for you, we'll be tackling the B&O Play Beolit 15 portable speaker, the Nikon D7200, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7", the Samsung...
Surprise Release: Microsoft Announces Lumia 540- Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/04/2015 11:30 April 17, 2015
And no, it isn't to make up for the Lumia 535
Hardly a month after presenting the Lumia 430, Microsoft has announced another Windows Phone, the Lumia 540. It's a bit more than an update to the Lumia 535, however: Microsoft...
Huawei Ascend P8 Max: Hands-On- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 15:02 April 16, 2015
Coming out mid-May for €549
Along with the Ascend P8, Huawei yesterday announced the XL version, the Ascend P8 Max, which has a larger screen and battery. We were there for the launch event in London,...
Huawei Ascend P8: Hands-On- Mobiles & Smartphones - 16/04/2015 14:35 April 16, 2015
13 Mpx camera, Full HD screen, octa-core processor
Huawei chose London as the setting for the launch event of its latest premium Android smartphone, the Ascend P8. Although the terminal is largely about looks, just like the other members...
Sony Launches Three 30x Compact Cameras: HX90, HX90V & WX500- Digital Cameras - 15/04/2015 16:14 April 15, 2015
World's smallest 30x zoom compacts
This is 2015 A.D., a time when smartphones have engulfed the compact camera market, laying waste to all that surrounds them. Well, that's not entirely true. Actually, what are...
HP Releases Pro Version of the Omen- Laptops - 15/04/2015 13:02 April 15, 2015
Beefier processor and Nvidia Quadro graphics card
The original Omen is a 15.6" gaming laptop, but HP has now launched a workstation version called "Omen Pro". The new model uses the same chassis as the original, but HP has switched...
Onkyo DAC-HA300: Portable High-Res Audio Player- Audio Streamers and Servers - 14/04/2015 14:21 April 14, 2015
All-in-one music player
Onkyo has announced the DAC-HA300, a portable music player with a built-in analogue/digital converter and amplifier that reads high-quality audio files from iOS and Android devices. The DAC-HA300...
Olympus Announces New TG-4 Tough Compact and Stylus 1s Bridge- Digital Cameras - 14/04/2015 13:02 April 14, 2015
Several minor updates
Olympus has added to its camera range with two new products, the Stylus 1s bridge and the TG-4 tough compact. There's nothing revolutionary about the new cameras' features, but the...
Oppo A31: 4G and a Glass Back for £110 / $160- Mobiles & Smartphones - 13/04/2015 16:43 April 13, 2015
It's the screen that suffers
Despite a very busy few months—we've seen the U3, R1C and 3000 launched already this year—Oppo refuses to take a break. Its latest handset, the A31, is aimed more towards the entry-level...
This Week's Reviews: Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge, BenQ BL3201PT...- Gaming & More - 13/04/2015 11:37 April 13, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
Not only are we starting this week off with the stellar BenQ BL3201PT UHD monitor, but you can also expect to see our reviews of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones,...
LG to Hand Out 4,000 G4 Smartphones in Lead-Up to Release- Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/04/2015 17:13 April 10, 2015
Wanna test drive one? Apply!
With the G4 launch presentation set for 28 April, LG has announced that will be handing out 4,000 G4 smartphones to selected consumers prior to the official launch. But they aren't...
G4: LG Unveils New 16 Mpx Camera Module- Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/04/2015 12:37 April 10, 2015
Optical stabilisation and f/1.8 aperture
LG is set to unveil the G4, its latest top-of-the-range smartphone, at the end of April. In the meantime, to give us something to get excited about, the Korean manufacturer has been...
Charge Your Phone in One Minute: Aluminium Batteries- Trends on the Web - 09/04/2015 15:17 April 9, 2015
They're safer and longer-lasting
A team of researchers at Stanford University has developed an aluminium battery capable of reaching a full charge in just one minute—one minute, people! This is the kind of battery...
Canon XC10: UHD and 10x Zoom for Enthusiasts and Professionals- Camcorders - 09/04/2015 12:26 April 9, 2015
A camera version to slay the RX10 and FZ1000?
There we have it: Canon has launched a bridge camera with 1" sensor, capable of filming in Ultra HD! But don't crack open the champagne just yet; the XC10 isn't actually a camera at...
Samsung Plays Damage Control After Q1 Drop in Earnings- Trends on the Web - 08/04/2015 14:22 April 8, 2015
Company falters, but less than expected
As is common practice at Samsung, the company yesterday released a rather short-winded statement containing some preliminary stats ahead of its quarterly earnings publication. In sum,...
ZTE Launches Blade S6 Plus on Ebay- Mobiles & Smartphones - 08/04/2015 11:49 April 8, 2015
Very similar to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Having unveiled the Blade S6 and Blade S6 Plus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ZTE has at last launched the 5.5" phablet. The handset is available for £182.99 / $269.99 exclusively—for...
The Samsung UE65JS9500 TV Arrives in our Labs- TVs - 07/04/2015 15:31 April 7, 2015
First test results from Samsung's flagship model
We've been talking about the UE65JS9500 a lot this week, and by sheer coincidence Samsung's top-of-the-range 2015 television has just arrived in our labs. We couldn't help ourselves;...
This Week's Reviews: Lumia 532, Blue Mo-Fi, Inkjet Printer Duel...- Gaming & More - 07/04/2015 11:39 April 7, 2015
The week ahead on DigitalVersus
This week will be a good one at DigitalVersus—in addition to the Sony VPL-VW300ES and Sigma dp3 Quattro reviews we've already released, you can expect to see two pairs of headphones,...
New Firmware Updates Announced for Fujifilm X100T and XT-1- Cameras - 03/04/2015 16:23 April 3, 2015
Fujifilm has released a new firmware update for the X100T expert compact and X-T1 mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras. They're relatively minor updates, but detail-oriented users...
Sony SRS-X11: the New Ultra-Portable Speaker Cube- Portable Speakers - 03/04/2015 13:40 April 3, 2015
A speaker to jazz up your jaunts
After unveiling its brand new range of portable headphones a month ago, Sony's keeping up the momentum with a new collection of portable speakers. Among them is the SRS-X11, the smallest...
Sony Releases New Bluetooth Speaker: the SRS-X33- Portable Speakers - 02/04/2015 17:02 April 2, 2015
Smaller, with LDAC to boot
Sony recently launched an update to its SRS-X3 portable Bluetooth speaker, the SRS-X33. It's smaller than its predecessor and comes with a huge new selling point: LDAC codec support. The...
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