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CP+ 2019: Voigtländer unveils new manual focus lenses for Sony E-mount and Leica M

CP+ 2019: Voigtländer shows new lenses for Sony E-mount We’re at the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, where Cosina is letting customers get their hands

The PS Vita is dead, long live PS Vita (except not, because it’s dead)

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone. The PlayStation Vita has been discontinued by Sony,

CP+ 2019: Ricoh shows PENTAX-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW

Alongside the GR III, Ricoh is using the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan to give its customers a first look at a new high-performance wideangle

CP+ 2019: Hands-on with Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF

The second lens in Tokina’s new ‘Opera’ range is the 16-28mm F2.8 FF for full-frame Nikon and Canon DSLRs. We saw a mockup of this

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens Announced for Sony E-mount

The Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced. The price in Japan is ¥150,000 (excluding tax). The US price hasn’t announced

PS5: All the latest news and rumours for Sony’s next-gen console

As the PS4 approaches the end of its life, thoughts inevitably turn to its potential successor. That there will be one, is almost certain given

2019 Honda PCX Hybrid Scooter First Look: Gasoline + Electric (14 Fast Facts)

Hybrid cars are old hat by now, and electric scooters have been around for over a decade. The 2019 Honda PCX Hybrid scooter is the

2019 Toyota Yaris Liftback Review

There are two Toyotas named Yaris. They have different body styles, different styling and are even made by different companies. The 2019 Toyota Yaris Liftback

2019 Lexus LX 570 S Review : Road Test

This V8-powered prestige SUV will make your eyes bleed, but it delivers in the luxury stakes There’s a market for planet-sized, high-end luxury SUVs from

Hands on: Technics SL-1200/SL-1210 MK7 review

The return of the legendary Technics turntable The Technics SL-1200 is back. Again. The famous turntable range, which launched as an audiophile record player but

2018 Toyota Century first drive review: Timeless icon renewed

Toyota’s most expensive car is also among its best-kept secrets. If you’re familiar with the Toyota Century at all, you’ve probably heard it referred to as

iPhone XR problems continue to plague Apple despite hefty price slash

The iPhone XR continues to struggle, with the latest news seemingly confirming a lack of interest in Apple’s ‘affordable’ new smartphone. As reported by GizmoChina, key Apple component supplier Japan

2019 FIAT 124 Spider Review

With the 124 Spider, Fiat grabs bits of its sports-car heritage from the 1960s and applies them lightly to a Mazda MX-5 Miata chassis. Drop

Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Announced

Sigma officially announces the Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens. The world’s first 10× optical zoom telephoto lens with a tele end of 600mm from Sigma

2019 Toyota A90 Supra Review – Prototype Drive

The new A90 Toyota Supra coupe is still a work-in-progress, but the early results are promising The fifth-generation Toyota Supra is one of Japan Inc’s

And finally: Apple Watch Pride face is blocked in Russia by watchOS 5

The tech world’s gaze may have been fixed firmly on IFA 2018 this week, as new wearables were revealed in droves, but we’re here to

The week in wearable tech: IFA 2018 goes big, Apple Watch Series 4 leaks out

Here’s what went down this week Team Wareable has officially vacated Berlin, leaving behind another busy IFA show. IFA always promises to bring the goods,

2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR 114 First Look Review (13 Fast Facts)

As part of Harley-Davidson’s 10-year growth initiative, the Motor Company plans to release 100 models by 2027. Embedded into this plan is diversity – Harley

Sony FES Watch U Hands-on review: First look – The e-paper watch breaks out of Japan

IFA 2018: Sony’s not so smart fashion watch is a big price to pay for limited features Have we actually gone back to 2006? That’s

The 5 Most Fuel Efficient Non-Hybrid Cars in 2018

What is the most important factor to consider when shopping for a new car? In an ideal world, every one of us should be driving

Hyundai Nexo review: Heralding hydrogen’s future?

As vehicle emissions rules become increasingly strict, tax on traditional petrol- and diesel-drinking cars continues to rise. It’s why manufacturers are downsizing engines to fit

2018 Honda Civic VTi-LX v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina Comparison : High-spec hatch face-off

Do you hate being stuck in traffic jams? Yeah, me too. But, if you’re going to be driving a small hatchback, why suffer in an

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens Hands-On Preview

We take Sony’s long-awaited 400mm f/2.8 supertele lens to an MLS game! 400mm, f/2.8, 1/1600s, ISO 1250 – This image has been edited from the raw

Why the new Mazda CX-8 is a steal

Mazda’s first seven-seat diesel SUV is cheaper than the petrol-only CX-9, but there’s a catch So the all-new Mazda CX-8 has arrived as the Japanese

Datsun 240Z & Nissan 370Z: Old & New Review

We take a look back at the cut-price coupe that started a revolution – this is the story of the Nissan ‘Z’ car Sometimes the

BlackBerry KEY2 gets dual cameras and smarter QWERTY

A new BlackBerry is always a cause for celebration since the smartphone-maker’s reinvention with Android, and the BlackBerry KEY2 is no exception. Unveiled in New

Lexus NX300h technology, drive review: A different flavour of luxury

Lexus, Toyota’s luxury arm, made a rather delayed entry in India last year with three cars – a midsize hybrid sedan, a full-size hybrid crossover and a

2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i v Volvo XC60 T6 R Design Comparison

It’s medium-sized SUVs rather than mid-sized passenger cars that are the frontline of the luxury-brand wars these days. Premium-medium sports-utility vehicles were comfortably the largest luxury

2019 Honda CRF Off-Road, Motocross And Dual-Sport Model Line First Look Review

Honda breaks out the big guns and finally gives the people what we want! Honda just stepped its game up big time for 2019, with

Everything Razer announced today: Razer Core X, Blade 2018

This morning Razer revealed two major upgrades for two major products: the 2018 Razer Blade (15.6-inch) and the new Razer Core X. They also announced