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  • Microsoft Lumia 435 review: Best smartphone you can buy under £50

    If you're looking for a cheap smartphone, Microsoft's Lumia 435 is the best you'll find under £50. Find out why in our Microsoft Lumia 435 review.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Windows 10 for phones preview

    Windows 10 is coming and will run on smartphones meaning the end of Windows Phone. Here's our Windows 10 preview which explains everything you need to know.

    Free

  • Microsoft Lumia 640 and XL review

    There was no flagship Lumia 940 from Microsoft at MWC 2015 but there are two new Windows 10 ready handsets coming soon. Here's our Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL hands-on…

    £139 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Lumia 535 review

    The new Lumia 535 addresses some of the criticisms of its predecessor - the 530 - but still fails to impress, even at this relatively low price. The smartphone does…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Xbox One vs Xbox 360 console comparison review

    The Xbox One is a stunning piece of engineering, a top-notch games console and home entertainment device. But don't write off the Xbox 360: it remains a good - now…

    £429 inc VAT

  • Lumia 830 Windows phone review

    The Lumia 830 is a mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone, offering good battery life, decent build and camera, and mediocre performer. Find out more in our Lumia 830…

    £319 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air 2 comparison

    Which should you buy: the Surface Pro 3 or an iPad Air 2? Here we compare these rivals and explain which is best for you.

    £475 inc VAT

  • Fitbit Charge HR vs Microsoft Band comparison

    We compare the Microsoft Band with Fitbit's upcoming Fitbit Charge HR activity tracker. Which is the best wearable for you? Read our Fitbit Charge HR vs Microsoft…

    £150 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Band vs Apple Watch comparison

    The Microsoft Band is a well-priced and flexible, souped-up activity tracker that offers some smartwatch capabilities. The Apple Watch is more expensive, offers many…

    £150 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 UK review

    The Surface Pro 3 is the thinnest and lightest of laptops, which also passes muster as a full Windows tablet. And, according to Microsoft, people are buying into the…

    £639 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Google Nexus 9 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3 comparison

    The Nexus 9 and Surface Pro 3 are both brilliant tablets, but they're designed for very different users. Here's how they compare.

    £475 inc VAT

  • Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard review

    The Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard is a small and stylish wireless qwerty keyboard with an integrated trackpad. Here's our Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review

    The second-generation Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet has been superseded by the bigger Pro 3. Here's our updated Surface Pro 2 review.

    £719 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air comparison review

    Microsoft says that Surface Pro 3 can replace both your MacBook and your iPad. Here we compare Surface Pro 3 with the MacBook Air to see how the Surface copes with…

    £639 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 vs Galaxy NotePro 12.2 comparison

    Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a new entry in the tablet market, and with a whopping 12in screen, it's a new rival for the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, Samsung's 12in Android…

    £475 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air tablet comparison review

    Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air: what's the best tablet? We compare Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air specs, price, battery life, features and performance, and find that while both…

    £639 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 vs Surface Pro 2 comparison review

    During the launch of the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft freely admitted that it hadn’t quite got it right with the original Surface Pro and even the Surface Pro 2. It…

    £639 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop review

    The Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop keyboard and mouse are well-designed wireless peripherals with dedicated Windows controls. Here's our Microsoft Sculpt…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Xbox One review

    Xbox One is an imposing new entry to the range of digital entertainment gadgets and offers a glimpse of the future. Here's the only Xbox One review you need to read.

    £429 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Surface 2 review

    The Surface 2 is a Windows RT tablet with a full HD screen, great components and a new two-stage kickstand. But if you want a Windows tablet, why hobble yourself with…

    £359 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

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