Category: Technology

Panasonic Lumix G9 review

The Lumix G9 is Panasonic’s new flagship mirrorless camera, sitting alongside the Lumix GH5 in the range.  Despite the GH5 being the company’s most stills-orientated flagship camera so far, it’s still seen by many...

iPad Pro 12.9 (2015)

The iPad Pro review was one that I was really dreading writing – but also one I was the most excited about in a while. The issue was this: what is the big iPad...

Aerix DaVinci

Low-cost drones are normally all about compromise – you either have to make do with reduced features, or you need additional hardware (such as a smartphone for control) or, in the worst possible cases,...

Brother DCP-J774DW

This is a modest inkjet printer in terms of both size and price – it retails at around £145 (about $195) – and its paper size is limited to A4. There’s no fax functionality...

Eufy RoboVac 11

Twenty years ago the idea of returning home at the end of a hard day’s work to a freshly vacuumed carpet was a pipe dream, but thanks to robot vacuum cleaners this has been...

Steelseries Arctis 7 gaming headset

Hardcore PC gamers are well acquainted with Danish manufacturer SteelSeries: it makes mice, keyboards and gaming headsets that are perennially popular with the e-sports brigade.  The latest addition to its line-up is the Arctis...

Bitdefender Box 2

Bitdefender Box 2 is a smart home security appliance which shields desktop PCs, laptops, mobiles, tablets and all your connected devices from hackers, malware and more. The Box is essentially a supercharged router which...

Cyberlink PowerDirector 16

Video editing can be a complex, time-consuming process, but with Cyberlink PowerDirector 16 it’s not only easy – it’s great fun, too. That’s not to say PowerDirector 16 is only suitable for beginners –...

iPhone 7

If Apple had released the iPhone 7 in place of the iPhone 6S in 2015, it would probably have been the phone of the year. We’re all used to the pattern of the S...

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 review

Any fitness tracker worth its salt covers the basics of tracking steps, distance and calories, and now even budget models are adding heart rate monitoring too, previously the exclusive domain of higher-end wearables. With...

Canon i-Sensys MF735Cx

This is a fairly large unit for an A4 printer with no provision for A3 paper, but it does offer a lot of features at its recommended price point of £599 (around $800). Printing,...

Sony Xperia XA

The Sony Xperia XA is the most accessible phone in the X-series line-up with an attractive price tag, slim design and strong selfie camera.  [Update: The Xperia XA price has dropped recently, making it...

Sony Xperia E5

The Sony Xperia E5 is one of Sony’s cheapest Android smartphones; however, the Japanese electronics giant has never done budget particularly well. [Update: The Xperia E5 price has recently dropped, making it a more...

Sony Alpha A5000 review

The Sony a5000 was the fourth compact system camera from Sony to appear after the company decided to drop its NEX name for E-mount cameras. Instead it uses the Alpha brand, often shortened simply...

Fitbit Ionic review

Fitbit has become synonymous with fitness trackers, but now, with the company in its tenth year, it’s decided to expand into a whole new market. Long rumored, we finally have the first Fitbit smartwatch,...

V-Moda Crossfade Wireless II

V-Moda has a history of building exceptional-sounding headphones and the Crossfade Wireless II is no exception. While its styling (and lack of active noise cancelling) may not be for everyone, these are lovely sounding...

MSI Trident 3

Over the years, MSI has introduced some amazingly small PCs, including a game-ready Mac Pro competitor and a VR-ready backpack PC. Still, even among all of these achievements, the MSI Trident 3 stands out...

Sonos Play:3

Sonos has been leading the wireless multi-room music revolution since before anyone really knew what wirelessly streaming music was. The idea being that you can stick a speaker in every room and wirelessly play...

Sennheiser Momentum 2 On-Ear Wireless

The Sennheiser Momentum 2 On-Ear Wireless headphones are wireless Bluetooth headphones made using fancy materials and loaded with features that shouldn’t be confused with the full-size Momentum Wireless headphones. These ones have pads that...

Misfit Vapor review

Making a smartwatch is a difficult process even when you’ve had experience, but we’ve seen a lot of companies trying for the first time in 2017 to make it in the smart wearable space....

Fossil Q Venture review

With the Fossil Q Venture smartwatch, the popular brand has reaffirmed its commitment to Google’s wearable platform, putting out its third-generation devices – and its first to feature Android Wear 2.0, the most feature-rich...

Moto X4 review

The Moto X4 is Motorola’s affordable, mid-range smartphone that fits somewhere in between the flagship Moto Z2 Force and the budget-level Moto G5S Plus, and comes awkwardly close to the Moto Z2 Play price...

Alienware AW3418DW

The Alienware AW3418DW gaming monitor is another ultrawide display that offers immersive gameplay experiences by filling the player’s peripheral vision with an elongated, 21:9 aspect ratio.  While most modern monitors and widescreen TVs have...

Detu Twin 360-degree camera

Will the 360-degree video format ever really catch on? The jury’s still out, and it probably hinges on the extent to which virtual reality headsets take off. Realizing that videographers are hesitant about spending...

Nokia Steel HR

A large amount of people now want to wear a fitness tracker to keep an eye on their steps and exercise regime, but not everyone wants a plastic, eye-catching device like the Fitbit Charge...

Honor 7X

Honor has previously blown us away with what it can put in cheaper handsets. With Honor 7X, Huawei has made a big jump by bringing 18:9 bezel-less displays to the mid-range market for the...

Honor 9

It may be the brand’s latest handset, but the Honor 9 is a familiar phone in many ways. It’s much the same as what both Honor and Huawei have been making for the last...

Apowersoft Photo Viewer

The humble JPEG format has been with us for what seems like forever, and it is starting to show its age a little. While still more than fine for everyday photography, many people have...