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  • Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more

    4 August 2015, 11:43 am by: Luke Edwards

    Microsoft is expected to release a new flagship smartphone when it launches Windows 10 on smartphones later this year. The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, thought to be the flagship, has leaked in photos online. The leak comes from a Chinese source that sent...
  • Best Xbox One trailers from Gamescom 2015

    4 August 2015, 10:58 am by: Luke Edwards

    Gamescom 2015 is underway and kicking-off the show from Germany is an Xbox launch event. As expected there are plenty of trailers appearing out of Gamescom. Some are for games that have already been announced at E3 or last year at Gamescom but there's...
  • Windows 10 coming to Xbox One in November

    4 August 2015, 10:51 am by: Rik Henderson

    Although many PC owners are still waiting for their versions of the Windows 10 upgrade to arrive, attention is now being turned to the other devices that will eventually sport the universal operating system. Lumia smartphones should get the phone-centric...
  • Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

    4 August 2015, 10:30 am by: Luke Edwards

    Microsoft has announced at Gamescom 2015 that the Xbox One will be able to record and watch live TV, making it a full DVR. The new functionality will be launched early next year. But not only will it be for viewing locally on the console. Thanks to Window...
  • BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

    4 August 2015, 9:38 am by: Luke Edwards

    BlackBerry fans it's time to get excited, a new version of the Passport is here and it's looking good. The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition brings design improvements on the original Passport, and is available from today in the US and in the coming...
  • Extreme sports taken beyond limits by tech, best videos

    4 August 2015, 8:45 am by: Luke Edwards

    Since off-piste skiers strapped massive video cameras to their heads in the eighties to fly down Chamonix mountains, the thirst for extreme sports has deepened. When the GoPro arrived, this was taken to the next level. Now nearly every extreme sporting...
  • Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference?

    4 August 2015, 8:11 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    The lower-end of the smartphone market is almost as exciting, if not more exciting, than the top-end at the moment. In the last couple of weeks, we have seen not only the OnePlus 2 arrive, but also the third generation of Moto G, two new models of the...
  • Windows 10 review: The OS upgrade we've all been waiting for

    4 August 2015, 7:00 am by: Tyler Fee

    The desktop is centre stage again in Windows 10. Finally. With the last version of Windows, the love-to-hate-it and hate-to-love-it Windows 8, it seemed like Microsoft was trying to convert the entire population into tablet users, even though plenty of...
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

    4 August 2015, 6:22 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Sony is no stranger to the launch of new devices. No sooner does one smartphone hit the shelves, than another swiftly appears to expand the portfolio yet again. Two new mid-range devices were announced this week, comprising the Xperia M5 and a 6-inch...
  • Huawei Mate 8 leaks in video showing fingerprint reader and metal build

    4 August 2015, 4:25 am by: Luke Edwards

    The latest Huawei flagship smartphone may have just leaked in a video showing off the handset before its release. Huawei has announced that it will be unveiling a new smartphone on 2 September. The leak was from serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, the...
  • This Swiss timepiece lets you attach an Apple Watch to make a double-sided watch

    3 August 2015, 8:46 pm by: Elyse Betters

    What's better than an Apple Watch? A double-sided Apple Watch. No? Just us? Well, it doesn't matter anyway, because such a thing doesn't exist. However, California-based Nico Gerard has launched a new luxury timepiece that lets you attach an Apple Watch...
  • You can now reserve the liquid-metal Turing Phone: Here's what you need to know

    3 August 2015, 6:42 pm by: Elyse Betters

    If you have been dreaming about owning a liquidmetal phone for years, you should check out the new Turing Phone. It's just become available for pre-order, and apart from being stronger than steel, it's aiming to be the most secure smartphone ever. That's...
  • PlayStation Now game-streaming service officially goes live for PS TV and PS Vita

    3 August 2015, 4:48 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Sony's PlayStation Now game-streaming service is officially available for the PS TV micro-console and PS Vita handheld console, following an open beta that first launched in October. Although the service is only now premiering for those devices, it was...
  • Siri might soon transcribe your voicemails so you won't have to sit and listen to them

    3 August 2015, 1:52 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Imagine you have a voicemail waiting for you, but instead of listening to the message, you read it. Apple has envisioned this and is using Siri to make such functionality come to fruition. According to Business Insider, Apple is testing a new voicemail...
  • Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference?

    3 August 2015, 12:29 pm by: Britta O'Boyle

    Sony is well known for launching several smartphones a year. It doesn't stick to the annual refresh cycle that many of its competitors do, instead it opts for more of a bi-annual cycle with both its flagship and mid-range series of devices. The latest...
  • The best looking Apple Watch you’ll ever see but likely never own, in pictures

    3 August 2015, 12:13 pm by: Luke Edwards

    The Apple Watch is a design focused bit of kit. Even for those not that bothered by gadgets it's been something they're hearing about and even want. But the latest variant on the Apple Watch theme has got to be the best yet. The design was done by hand...
  • Windows 10 smartphones: Is your Lumia getting the upgrade?

    3 August 2015, 11:36 am by: Luke Edwards

    Windows has now released its latest OS in Windows 10. But it's held off on the mobile version for now. Microsoft has now detailed which smartphones will be getting the new Windows 10 update later in the year.   Windows 10 for Lumia smartphones will...
  • What is the toy to life craze and which games will your kids want this Christmas?

    3 August 2015, 11:24 am by: Andy Robertson

    On the whole, console games aimed at younger family members these days come with toys attached. Whether that's Skylanders, which started the "toys to life" craze rolling, Disney Infinity or newcomer Lego Dimensions the basic formula is the same: purchase...
  • What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

    3 August 2015, 9:00 am by: Luke Edwards

    A robot has been murdered for hitchhiking. HitchBOT has met its end at the hands of humans, despite loving them to the bitter end. HitchBOT was a robot created by Ontario makers at Ryerson University who wanted to see how far it would travel. The robot...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

    3 August 2015, 7:13 am by: Rik Henderson

    We've heard in the recent past that before it unveils the Galaxy Note 5, or maybe even at the same time, Samsung will be supersizing its current flagship Android phone. There has been word on the street that a Plus-sized version of the Galaxy S6 edge...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

    3 August 2015, 7:12 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    The Galaxy Note series is one of Samsung's most popular. The Note is often groundbreaking, introducing a run of new features you don't get elsewhere. In 2014 we saw the release of the Note Edge, and we've also seen advanced camera performance, as well...
  • Selfie fans, rejoice: Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is here with 13MP Exmor RS selfie camera

    3 August 2015, 7:02 am by: Luke Edwards

    Smartphone manufacturers are starting to up the megapixels on their selfie cameras with more at 5-megapixels than ever. Sony has gone to the next level with its Xperia C5 Ultra packing a 13-megapixel Exmor RS powered selfie snapper with HDR. But it's...
  • Sony Xperia M5 official: 21.5MP camera and 64-bit octa-core make mid-range powerful

    3 August 2015, 6:14 am by: Luke Edwards

    Sony has just taken the wraps of its new mid range smartphone, the Xperia M5. Despite being a handset aimed at the mid range the specs are impressive.  Power-wise there's a 2GHz 64-bit MediaTek octa-core processor backed by 3GB of RAM. There's also 16GB...
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review: Beautifying the mid-range

    3 August 2015, 5:00 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is one of the first waterproof smartphones to offer exposed ports, meaning no faffing around removing a flap to reveal the Micro-USB charging port. That, along with its flagship-mimicking design, saw this mid-ranger greeted with...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge Plus leak in impressive photo and specs

    3 August 2015, 4:09 am by: Luke Edwards

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and an S6 edge Plus are close to being revealed as the biggest leak yet has revealed details. Leakster Evan Blass, better known as @evleaks, has revealed not only specs but also a photo showing off the new smartphones. The Galaxy...

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