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Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right
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Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right

Aug 7th 2016, 7:30 PM 24,307 Views 36 Comments

After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.

This Samsung tablet looks like a large S7, but is it a good laptop?
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This Samsung tablet looks like a large S7, but is it a good laptop?

Aug 1st 2016, 6:00 PM 16,452 Views 14 Comments

The TabPro S is Samsung’s latest foray into the 2-in-1 tablet market, but is it worth noting?

Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?
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Sony has a new smartphone range, but does X mark the spot?

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 17,111 Views 9 Comments

The Xperia gets a new range of smartphones, but is the X the beginning of something new and better?

Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal?
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Should the Huawei Mate S be your new smartphone pal?

May 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 16,146 Views 21 Comments

Huawei adds another phone to the list, but should you care?

One problem stops the HTC 10 from being the best Android phone out there
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One problem stops the HTC 10 from being the best Android phone out there

Apr 21st 2016, 8:00 PM 37,424 Views 33 Comments

HTC’s phone has a lot of positives, but the lack of a major selling point for consumers could harm it.

Two cameras are better than one, but does it help make a good smartphone?
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Two cameras are better than one, but does it help make a good smartphone?

Apr 20th 2016, 8:00 PM 13,792 Views 6 Comments

Two 12MP cameras for photography is the main selling point for Huawei’s P9, its latest flagship phone.

The best smartphone of 2016 has already been released
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The best smartphone of 2016 has already been released

Mar 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 44,471 Views 43 Comments

It’s going to take some effort before Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are topped.

Its software may say iPhone, but how does Huawei's GX8 compare to other phones?
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Its software may say iPhone, but how does Huawei's GX8 compare to other phones?

Mar 12th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,503 Views 13 Comments

Huawei’s latest mid-range device builds upon last year’s G7, but is there enough to separate itself from its competitors?

The Nexus 6P is the device Google needed to show off Android's strengths
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The Nexus 6P is the device Google needed to show off Android's strengths

Jan 16th 2016, 4:00 PM 14,321 Views 14 Comments

The Nexus range isn’t exactly associated with premium range, but the 6P changes all of that.

Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact is the best sub-5-inch screen smartphone around
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Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact is the best sub-5-inch screen smartphone around

Dec 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 14,958 Views 21 Comments

The mid-range series has been a highlight in Sony’s smartphone portfolio, and it’s still going strong.

Microsoft's Lumia 950 is one for the hardcore fans but not for anyone else
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Microsoft's Lumia 950 is one for the hardcore fans but not for anyone else

Dec 20th 2015, 5:30 PM 13,221 Views 15 Comments

A new version of Windows and some extra touches might not be enough to convince non-fans to switch.

The Samsung Gear S2 is the closest a smartwatch has come to getting it right
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The Samsung Gear S2 is the closest a smartwatch has come to getting it right

Dec 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 25,215 Views 15 Comments

We’re reaching the point where smartwatches are slowly becoming a valid option and the Gear S2 makes a good case.

Should Toshiba's latest laptop be your next stop for gaming?
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Should Toshiba's latest laptop be your next stop for gaming?

Dec 6th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,520 Views 28 Comments

Toshiba’s Qosmio range focuses on gaming, but is the latest X70 worth splurging on?

The Surface Pro 4 is the best one yet, but is it a genuine laptop replacement?
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The Surface Pro 4 is the best one yet, but is it a genuine laptop replacement?

Nov 27th 2015, 6:10 AM 14,435 Views 25 Comments

Microsoft edges closer to the ideal hybrid device and it may have cracked it.

The Samsung S6 Edge won plaudits, but does a bigger version bring anything new?
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The Samsung S6 Edge won plaudits, but does a bigger version bring anything new?

Nov 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 12,486 Views 11 Comments

The original S6 Edge gathered the most attention earlier this year, but does the Edge Plus bring anything new to the table?

Is the Nexus 5X Google's return to form in the smartphone market?
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Is the Nexus 5X Google's return to form in the smartphone market?

Nov 15th 2015, 7:56 PM 11,619 Views 16 Comments

After the mixed reaction to the Nexus 6, Google has released two phones this time, but what role does the 5X play?

So there are two new Chromecast devices, but what's different this time?
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So there are two new Chromecast devices, but what's different this time?

Nov 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 25,762 Views 23 Comments

Google has given its cheap streaming device a fresh look and created an audio version, but is there more to it than that?

The HTC One A9: iPhone on the outside, but what's it like on the inside?
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The HTC One A9: iPhone on the outside, but what's it like on the inside?

Oct 28th 2015, 6:30 AM 15,436 Views 17 Comments

Its look has received a lot of attention, but is it worth getting?

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus: Are they worth the upgrade?
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The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus: Are they worth the upgrade?

Oct 16th 2015, 6:03 AM 19,560 Views 32 Comments

It’s the standard s model upgrade, but it does have a few extra tricks up its sleeve.

You won't ever forget to turn off the immersion with this device*
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You won't ever forget to turn off the immersion with this device*

Oct 11th 2015, 9:00 PM 41,426 Views 60 Comments

*Well, you can do a few other things with Hive, like manage your heating, but is it worth getting?

The Moto X Play: A large battery helps push a solid Android phone forward
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The Moto X Play: A large battery helps push a solid Android phone forward

Oct 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,776 Views 3 Comments

The new mid-range device from Motorola sticks to the basics, but it does it well.

The new Moto G might be a modest improvement, but it's a great budget phone
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The new Moto G might be a modest improvement, but it's a great budget phone

Aug 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 11,619 Views 7 Comments

It’s the third version of Motorola’s low-price smartphone range, but does it still stand out in a sea of cheap devices?

Huawei's flagship phone has plenty of features, but is it worth €429?
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Huawei's flagship phone has plenty of features, but is it worth €429?

Aug 10th 2015, 7:30 PM 14,570 Views 14 Comments

It’s been edging closer to a definitive flagship phone, but does the P8 match its more illustrious rivals?

Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet?
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Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet?

May 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 17,928 Views 17 Comments

Microsoft has focused more on making its phones cheaper than on flagships, but is the Lumia 640 its best budget phone yet?

Toshiba's second Chromebook manages to right the wrongs of the original
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Toshiba's second Chromebook manages to right the wrongs of the original

May 15th 2015, 3:30 PM 14,976 Views 16 Comments

It’s learnt a number of lessons from its first Chromebook, and a price drop makes it more tempting, but is it worth the purchase?

The Nexus 6 is certainly bigger, but is it better than the competition?
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The Nexus 6 is certainly bigger, but is it better than the competition?

May 10th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,661 Views 17 Comments

When you’re competing against the Note 4 and the iPhone 6 Plus, you need to be good.

Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want
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Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want

May 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 23,961 Views 22 Comments

Think of the Surface 3 as a jack of all trades, but a master of none.

Is the Huawei Ascend G7 original enough to stand out from the crowd?
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Is the Huawei Ascend G7 original enough to stand out from the crowd?

Mar 1st 2015, 9:15 AM 12,588 Views 4 Comments

The mid-range smartphone market is a tough one to win, but does the Huawei Ascend G7 have enough features to warrant a look?

Review: This smartphone is designed to take great selfies, but is that enough?
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Review: This smartphone is designed to take great selfies, but is that enough?

Jun 29th 2014, 4:30 PM 9,791 Views 3 Comments

Huawei is making a significant push to become one of the top players in the European smartphone market, but is the Ascend P7 the phone that will kickstart this change?