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Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft’s mobile saviour

The smartphone market is almost completely unrecognisable from just five years ago. Back then the Windows Phone platform was tightly controlled by Microsoft and only

LENOVO PHAB 2 PRO Review : Lenovo’s Monster Phone Delivers the Future of AR Now

THE GOOD Slick, stylish design Unique AR abilities Good battery life Promising AR app library THE BAD Below-average performance Too large and heavy for average

Fitbit Charge 2 v Fitbit Blaze : Which top tracker is best for you?

To say Fitbit’s had a busy 2016 would be an understatement. The company has released both the Fitbit Blaze and the new Fitbit Charge 2

Sony Xperia XZ Review

Low on bristling high-tech excitement, but when the also-rans are this good, you know you’re spoilt Good Typical Sony minimalism with better ergonomics Practically flawless

How much RAM does a phone need?

BUTTING HEADS WITH RAM RAM is becoming a more reliable indicator of a phone’s performance than CPU specs. After all, a dual-core processor can be

ZTE ZMAX PRO REVIEW

HIGHS Thoughtful design Consistent performance Little-to-no bloatware Unbelievably low price LOWS Underwhelming cameras No NFC When Chinese tech giant ZTE started selling phones in the

OnePlus 3 review update : New software and a new colour, but at a higher price

PROS High-quality build Very good heat handling Excellent value Solid camera CONS Inconsistent battery life doesn’t impress day-to-day Innaccurate display colours KEY FEATURES 5.5-inch 1080p

Blu R1 HD Review : Great for $50, with a Catch

THE GOOD Superaffordable Sleek design Bright display Good battery life THE BAD Amazon ads are annoying Blurry camera Has trouble with graphic-intensive apps VERDICT The

iOS 10 vs Android Nougat: Who wins the next-gen OS battle?

We now have a good idea of what the next generation of smartphone software from Apple and Google will look like, thanks to the announcement

Sony Xperia XA review

OUR VERDICT The Sony Xperia XA is slim and pocketable, but problems with performance and battery life mean there are better choices out there. FOR

macOS Sierra Tested : It’s Not an OS, It’s a Gateway Drug

Talking to my computer is not exactly something I’ve always dreamed of. But there Siri is on a Mac for the first time, beckoning me

BLU Energy XL Review : Exra Long Lasting

THE GOOD Sleek, superthin metal design Great battery life Colorful, curved AMOLED display Bloatware free THE BAD Cameras struggle with color accuracy So-so performance Ships

8 Android Nougat features worth chewing over

Google has announced the name of its next mobile OS as Android Nougat. Here are the 8 most exciting features you can expect from the

Should I Buy a Chromebook? Buying Guide and Advice

A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are

OnePlus 3 tips, tricks, and special features

OnePlus 3 Tips & Tricks: All you need to know to get the most out of your new ‘flagship killer’. It’s time for the big

macOS Sierra Preview : It’s Not an OS, It’s a Gateway Drug

With macOS Sierra, Siri gains unique desktop powers, but the real story is how all of Apple’s devices are designed to work together in harmony.

Microsoft HoloLens apps and games to look out for

Microsoft HoloLens is finally in the hands of developersmeaning we’ll hopefully see a finished version within the next few years or sooner so we can

Fitbit Blaze review : Fitbit’s smartest device yet is great for beginners, but no gamechanger

For people starting out with fitness, the Fitbit Blaze is a decent all-rounder and the best tracker the company has produced to date. The Blaze

Morgan’s EV3 is the electric car Nikola Tesla would’ve actually built

British automaker Morgan might not be the first company you think of when it comes to electric cars, but the storied marque’s latest model switches

Chromebook vs. Tablet: Which Should You Buy?

On the surface, they seem quite different. Tablets are mostly considered content-consumption devices, whereas Chromebooks are often viewed as cheap laptop replacements. But as the app and

Microsoft Lumia 950 review : Making the case for Windows on a phone

GOOD STUFF Sharp display Fast performance Reliable camera BAD STUFF Price is too high for what it is Cheap materials Boring design Weak app support

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015) Review

The Pros Brilliant, vibrant display; Epic battery life; Excellent keyboard; Affordable price The Cons Sound-quality in mids and lows is lacking Verdict The Toshiba Chromebook

Snapchat shutters its original content channel

Snapchat’s Snap Channel, a feature for showcasing the messaging platform’s original content, including videos, stories, and even shows, is being shut down roughly five months

10 best Snapchat tips and tricks

We find the hidden features of Snapchat and explain things like what all those automatic emojis mean. Step 1 of 10: Add someone with the

Why Ad-Blocking in iOS 9 Is Such a Big Deal

For years, people have wanted a way to stop invasive ads from taking over the browser on their smartphones and making the already-slow mobile web

How to use Snapchat: New lenses, trophies and buy extra replays

Snapchat has new features including lenses, trohpies and some users can now buy extra replays. Another Snapchat update has added new features so here’s how

Snapchat adds pay-for-Replay and selfie filters

Ephemerality has always been the Snapchat way, but now the self-destructing social network is offering snap replays for a price. In a new update today,

How Snapchat’s new Travel Mode reduces data drain

One of the benefits of using Snapchat, the “disappearing” social photo and video app, to share media is that it doesn’t fill up your photo

How to stay safe online: CNET’s security checklist

It’s always better to be safe than sorry. Especially when it comes to your personal information. Keeping your info secure online requires you to take

Moto X Play review

Pros Fantastic display Durable build Detailed camera No ugly skins Cons Poor low-light photos Minor performance issues Turbo charger not included Key Features: 5.5-inch 1080p