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  • Feature: 4 reasons we can't wait for Nexus Player to come to the UK

    Google's Nexus Player begins shipping in the US on 3 November, and it's not yet known whether this media-streaming set-top box will officially come to the UK. But we hope it does, and here's why.

  • Feature: New 2014 Fitbit activity tracker release date, price, specs, features

    Fitbit Charge, Charge HR and Fitbit Surge: When, what and how much? New Fitbit activity trackers to add heart rate, GPS, mapping.

  • Feature: Sony SmartWatch 2 vs Sony SmartWatch 3 comparison

    With the SmartWatch 3, Sony's latest wearable, on the horizon, we compare the specs and features of the new kid on the block with that of its progenitor, the Sony SmartWatch 2.

  • Feature: 66 best Android games for smartphones and tablets in 2014

    Looking for the best Android games in the UK? You've come to the right place. Here we reveal the 66 best games available on the Google Play Store, most of them are free.

  • Feature: How to use Google Now

    Google Now is a great feature on Android and iOS but it's hard to get your head round. Here's how to use Google Now.

  • Feature: 6 best gadgets for Freshers' Week

    It's September once again, which means a fresh crop of students are getting ready to experience their first taste of university life in the form of freshers week. This whirlwind of new faces and new experiences can be daunting, but for every problem there is a technological solution, and university is no exception. We list the six best gadgets for every aspect of student life, from hard work to good-old fashioned partying.

  • Feature: DisplayPort vs HDMI: What's the difference?

    We explain the difference between DisplayPort and HDMI including type, size, resolution, audio and more.

  • Feature: 10 opulent, expensive and stupid gadgets you can't afford

    Put your wallet away. You can't spend your money with ridiculous abandon. Here are 10 utterly stupid and pointless, mega expensive gadgets that you can't afford.

  • Feature: Smartglasses vs smart lenses: what is Google Smart Lens?

    Way back in January the Google[x] team announced its smart contact lens project. More recently, Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis said it would be licensing the tech for all ocular medical uses and that its Alcon eyecare division would be teaming with Google to produce smart lenses for the public. But what is Google Smart Lens, how do Google Smart Lens and Google Glass differ, and how can wearable tech transform our health?

  • Feature: Google Fit vs Apple Health Kit

    Google Fit and Apple Health Kit are two new fitness features so we explain what they are and how they compare.

  • Feature: Top 5 Android tips and tricks

    We bring you our top tips and tricks for making your Android smartphone and tablet even better.

  • Feature: Which Fitbit is best to buy?

    Fitbits compared: features, prices, displays, batteries, and water resistance – we compare and recommend the best Fitbit activity tracker for you.

  • Feature: The Internet of Things is here

    There might be a billion servers on the internet, each hosting a website, but these conventional computers will soon be outnumbered by all sorts of everyday devices with a connection to the web. We take a look at this Internet of Things.

  • Feature: Google Project Ara modular smartphone release date and price

    Google's Project Ara - if successful - would allow you to build your own smartphone. We explain how it works, including release date and price. Shipping this month to developers.

  • Feature: The 5 best- and 5 worst places to wear Google Glass

    You've shelled out a grand for your Google Glass headset. But where to wear it? Here are the five best- and five worst places to wear Google Glass - and one on which we can't decide.

  • Feature: 12 most useless gadgets of all time

    We love gadgets. Tech can be great. But all too often the latest gadget is a solution looking for a problem. We've rounded up the 12 most useless computer gizmos all time, from the Amstrad E-M@iler to the Sony Vaio Mouse Talk and the Virtual Boy. All are here, none are useful.

  • Feature: Nintendo E3 2014 games hands-on

    We get some GamePad time with some of Nintendo's E3 2014 games including Super Smash Bros, Yoshi's Wooly World, Mario Maker and Splatoon.

  • Feature: The 5 most exciting announcements from Google I/O 2014

    We round up the best things we learned at Google I/O 2014 including new Android L, Android Wear news, Google Fit, Android Auto, Chromebooks and more. Oh, and don't forget Android TV. Updated on 27/06/2014.

  • Feature: Google Glass release date, UK price and specs

    Google Glass is causing a stir in the technology world, and now you can buy a pair in the UK. Here's everything you need to know about the wearable tech, including Google Glass release date, price in the UK, specs and more, including how to get Google Glass.

  • Feature: The future of robots and robotics explained

    With serious money being invested in robotics by companies such as Google, Dyson, and others, are we about to see robots become an everyday reality? We look at how far the field has come, and what lies ahead in the very near future.

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