Reviews

  • Forza Horizon 2 review

    41
    inc VAT

    Technically superb open world racer, with online and offline thrills, but grating presentation

    Key specs 

    Available formats: Xbox One

    Published 
    1 Oct 2014
  • iPhone 6 Plus review - a bigger and better phone

    iPhone 6 Plus hero shot
    619

    This giant phone may not suit all people, but it's quick, has a great screen, long battery and it looks great, too

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.4GHz Apple A8, Screen Size: 5.5in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Rear camera: 8 megapixels, Storage: 16/64/128GB, Wireless data: 4G, Size: 8.1x77.8x7.1mm, Weight: 172g, Operating system: iOS 8

    Published 
    1 Oct 2014
  • Gigabyte X99-UD4 review

    167
    inc VAT

    The Gigabyte X99-UD4 is good, relatively cheap X99 board with great support for multiple GPUs and fast storage

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA2011-3, Dimensions: 305x244, Chipset: Intel X99, Memory slots: 8, PCI-E x16 slots: 4, PCI-E x1 slots: 3, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 4x USB, 6x USB3, Video outputs: none

    Published 
    1 Oct 2014
  • Chillblast Helix 17 Ultra Slim review

    1 250
    inc VAT

    Impressively thin and remarkably powerful, the Chillblast Helix is exceptionally well built, if a trifle bland

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i7-4710HQ, RAM: 8GB, Size: 418.5x287x21.8mm, Weight: 2.7kg, Screen size: 17.3in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Graphics adaptor: Nvidia GeForce GTX 870M, Total storage: 120GB SSD, 1TB hard disk

    Published 
    1 Oct 2014
  • Apple iPhone 5S

    iPhone 5S screen
    459
    inc VAT

    A staggeringly fast processor, excellent build quality and a great operating system, what's not to like?

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.3GHz Apple A7, Screen size: 4in, Screen resolution: 1,136x640, Rear camera: 8 megapixels, Storage: 16/32/64GB, Wireless data: 4G, Size: 123.8x58.6x7.6mm, Weight: 112g, Operating system: iOS 7.1

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • Google Chromecast review

    Google Chromecast top down view
    30
    inc VAT

    The Google Chromecast is a cheap way to make your TV smart, but there are few mainstream apps that support it

    Key specs 

    Video outputs: HDMI, Networking: 802.11n (2.4GHz only), Dimensions: 720x350x12mm, Streaming formats: Chromecast, Internet streaming services: BBC iPlayer, BT Sport, Netflix

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • HP Beats Special Edition 23-n001na review

    HP Beats Special Edition 23-n001na side angle
    900
    inc VAT

    The HP Beats Special Edition 23-n001na is an all-in-one PC with an eye-catching design and good application performance

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-4785T, RAM: 8GB, Front USB ports : 2x USB3, Rear USB ports: 4x USB, Total storage: 1TB Hard disk, Graphics card: Intel HD Graphics 4600, Display: , Operating system: Windows 8.1

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • Bayan Audio Soundbook Go review

    Bayan Audio Soundbook Go front
    80
    www.bayanaudio.com

    The Soundbook Go is a wireless Bluetooth speaker that looks and sounds good, but we'd prefer it to be tougher

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: 15W, Dock connector: None, Wireless: Bluetooth (A2DP), Dimensions: 160x40x88mm, Weight: 480g

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • Uros Goodspeed review

    198
    ex VAT. Additional fees per month and per day/territory, depending on configuration

    The Uros Goodspeed is an excellent international data hotspot for business travellers, but it's unlikely to prove the cheapest option

    Key specs 

    Modem: EDGE, GPRS, GSM, Wi-Fi standard: 802.11b/g/n, Stated speed: 21.1Mb/s download, 5.7Mb/s upload, USB ports: None, Wall mountable: No

    Published 
    29 Sep 2014
  • Brother ADS-1100W review

    Three-quarter view of the Brother ADS-1100W
    193
    inc VAT

    Brother's ADS-1100W is a good value portable document scanner with some nice features, but rivals have better software

    Key specs 

    Scanner type: Document scanner, Maximum optical scan resolution: 600x600dpi, Dimensions (HxWxD): 84x285x103mm, Weight: 1.5kg

    Published 
    29 Sep 2014