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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review: The AR Force is strong

PROS Finally, a “real” lightsaber Affordable, with great build-quality AR graphics flatter the Star Wars universe CONS Single-player only (for now) AR lightsaber blade can

LG V30 REVIEW: GROUNDBREAKING PHONE WITH A DEAL-BREAKING FLAW

LG keeps flirting with greatness, but refuses to commit GOOD STUFF Best headphone audio from a phone Ergonomically excellent Uncompromising spec sheet includes wireless charging

Google Daydream View (2017) review : Google’s next gen headset offers a better perspective

The Google Daydream View tweaks, fixed and slightly upgrades the original headset. Separately these changes are minor, but put together they make for an overall

Hands on: Daydream View (2017) review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The new Daydream View is, well, fine. It improves in some key areas – namely fit – but it still needs far

Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8: Which should you buy?

Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8: Which should you pick for your next phone? It’s a busy period in the mobile calendar currently and in

New Daydream View Hands-on Review : Incremental upgrades

While Google’s new Daydream View headset may look nearly identical to its predecessor at the outset, one thing is certainly true: it’s significantly more comfortable

Google Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2 XL: What’s the rumoured difference?

Google will announce two new Pixel phones at an event on 4 October, if reports are to be believed. It is thought the two new smartphones

And finally: Apple Watch Series 3 is selling faster than expected

The odds and ends of the week In the wake of Apple’s big week, we got a whole bunch of new product revelations – both

These Are the Fancy Cars Pop Stars Can’t Stop Singing About

For a certain rarefied group of pop stars, the charts are something to live and die by. Success is marked not just by album sales,

Google’s $1.1bn HTC deal: 5 things to know

Google has gone shopping, spending $1.1bn on picking up some of the key Pixel team from long-time Android partner HTC. It’s not the outright acquisition

New Google Daydream View 2017: All you need to know about Google’s next VR headset

A new Google Daydream View VR headset is in the works for 2017, so we’re told. Here’s all you need to know. Virtual reality headsets

And finally: Blackberry and Timex might be working on a smartwatch together

All the other news of the week Welcome to the end of Apple week. The Cupertino company came out and announced the Apple Watch Series

LG V30 vs Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy Note 8: Is the V30 better than Samsung’s flagships?

We compare the feature-packed LG V30 smartphone with Samsung’s most premium handsets, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, to see which boasts the best

Hands on: Essential Phone review

OUR EARLY VERDICT From a design standpoint, Essential’s PH-1 is a bold first move. It offers a stock Android experience and looks like no other

ASUS ZenFone AR Tango Phone Review

PROS Has a super bright and sharp display Unique camera system onboard (thanks to Tango spec req.) Phone body has a no-frills premium build Battery

A history of Android versions: From Cupcake to Android Oreo

Google’s Android OS is a decade old and appears on hundreds of new devices every year, from phones and tablets to TV streamers and beyond.

Xiaomi Mi VR Play 2 review : Xiaomi keeps plugging away at mobile VR

What can we say? It’s $25 and, again, you get what you pay for. Outside China (where it’s even cheaper at c. $14) this isn’t

LG V30 Rumors: What to Expect From LG’s Next Flagship

Over the last few years, LG has released new V smartphones as part of its broader effort to expand its flagship handset line, typically with

ASUS Zenfone AR: 5 reasons you want this phone

The ASUS Zenfone AR is officially available to buy from Verizon, and you may be considering picking one up yourself. If you’re still on the fence, take

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Google Pixel XL 2 vs iPhone 7S Plus vs LG V30: Best phones coming in 2017

We compare Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, set to launch later in August, with three other premium mobiles to be released at the end of 2017.

Best VR headsets 2017: HTC Vive, Oculus, PlayStation VR compared

We’ve seen a virtual reality explosion over the last few months, and now in 2017 there’s an amazing variety of VR headsets to choose from.

​The best VR headsets for iPhone users: Because iOS users can join the big VR party too

The great VR headset revolution is well and truly underway and just because you own an iPhone rather than an Android smartphone doesn’t mean you

ASUS ZenFone AR Review: The Future Of Smartphones?

We review the ASUS Zenfone AR! Despite being a relative newcomer to the Android arena compared to their competitors, Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS has managed to

Best Noise Canceling Headphones of 2017: Kill that noise

Noise cancelation has existed as a theory of physics long before it could be put into practice, and even when it eventually did, it was

Moto Z2 Play Review Roundup: What the Critics Love and Hate

A new modular phone from Motorola is on its way. The $499 Moto Z2 Play arrives later this summer, bringing another bunch of attachable accessories

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

Daydream: Everything you need to know about Google’s VR platform

The essential guide to all things Daydream Since its first announcement at the tenth Google I/O, it’s been clear that Google has wanted to push

Samsung Gear VR (2017) review

The Good: Affordable. A large app library. New remote is comfortable and easy to use. Samsung’s new Gear VR updates work with older phones and

Honor 8 Pro review

PROS Fast performance Good camera quality Thin, attractive design Big battery CONS Downgraded fingerprint scanner Poor standby time Not water-resistant KEY FEATURES HiSilicon Kirin 960

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date, specs, rumours and price explained

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 8: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW THE GALAXY S8 HAS LAUNCHED Samsung execs have confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 is coming,