HP takes on the MacBook Air with the Spectre x360 hybrid laptop

What do you think of when you hear the name HP? Laser printers maybe? Office desktops, business laptops? All very worthy but generally dull. Well, it’s time to throw away those preconceptions because HP is putting on the style. Its latest HP Spectre x360 range of hybrid laptops is slim, stylish and set to take … Continue reading HP takes on the MacBook Air with the Spectre x360 hybrid laptop

Archos 50 Oxygen Plus: Taking the ‘smart’ out of the smartphone?

Archos, the French multinational producer of tablets, phones and other electronic devices, has extended its range with the 50 Oxygen Plus. Okay, so its name might sound more like a medical device designed to help people breathe than a smartphone, but that doesn’t mean to say it’s not worth bothering about. On the contrary, according … Continue reading Archos 50 Oxygen Plus: Taking the ‘smart’ out of the smartphone?

Hannspree Smart Sports Watch – can budget prices drive the Smartwatch market?

The Smartwatch market is waiting with bated breath to see if Apple’s new number can help jump-start an industry that has been idling along rather more slowly than many manufacturers would like. There could be any number of reasons why people haven’t put this down as the next must-have gadget – conflicting style, bulky designs, … Continue reading Hannspree Smart Sports Watch – can budget prices drive the Smartwatch market?

Hands On With The HTC M9 – Evolution Or Revolution?

The release of HTC’s M9 is perhaps the company’s most significant launch since the M7 – a device that for many represented the very pinnacle of the premium smartphones market. Since then Samsung has delivered some all-metal beauties of its own and Apple made a significant generational leap with iPhone 6 and 6+, so everyone … Continue reading Hands On With The HTC M9 – Evolution Or Revolution?

Samsung S6 EDGE – Game Changer or Flawed Beauty?

Samsung’s certainly doing what it can to get noticed in the smartphone arena, not that this seems particularly necessary. After delivering all-metal bodies in the A5 and A3 for those who crave a sleeker shell it’s now thinking outside the box with the S6 Galaxy EDGE, a device that aims to take aesthetics to a … Continue reading Samsung S6 EDGE – Game Changer or Flawed Beauty?

The updated Toshiba Kira series: putting the ‘ultra’ in ultrabook?

Toshiba has announced it has both expanded and enhanced its premium Ultrabook Kira range. According to Toshiba, with a range of new features, the 13.3 inch Kira takes “performance to an improved level as the ultimate Ultrabook both for personal and business use.” The Kira range will soon be available for the first time in … Continue reading The updated Toshiba Kira series: putting the ‘ultra’ in ultrabook?

Review round-up: The Dell Venue 8 7000 – the World’s thinnest tablet?

Did Dell make crappy laptops? Some loved them, love hated them. But it now seems our experiences of Dell’s products can be put to one side, with the arrival of a statement-making 8-inch Android tablet – The Dell Venue 8 7000, proudly marketed as “the world’s thinnest tablet”. So it’s definitely got our attention, but … Continue reading Review round-up: The Dell Venue 8 7000 – the World’s thinnest tablet?

LG G Flex 2 – there’s no beauty without curves

“Same is not sexy”. This is the rather bold statement LG is going with to describe its intriguingly shaped Flex 2. We’re not sure how true this is in the grand scheme of things but we’re inclined to agree that as far as sexy tech goes, LG may have a point. It’s nice to see … Continue reading LG G Flex 2 – there’s no beauty without curves