Reviews

Review: Ruark Audio R7 Mk2

WHAT IS THE RUARK AUDIO R7 MK2?It’s been three years since Ruark first launched the R7, its modern take on the old-school radiogram. This updated version features everything that made its pre…

Review: Liquid Leap Fit

Healthcare is going to be vital to the growth of the wearables market. Wearables that can deliver meaningful, context-rich information – blood pressure, glucose levels, reminding us when to t…

Hands-on review: Acer Liquid Zest Plus

Three days. That’s how long Acer claims its new Liquid Zest Plus smartphone can last you, although realistically, you’re probably looking at closer to two with normal usage. Nonetheless…

Review: Oppo F1

The Oppo F1 is a phone with a mission. It wants to trick people into thinking you spent £300 ($450, AU$550) or more on a handset when you actually only forked out £160 ($249, AU$285).It…

Review: HTC One A9

IntroductionLet’s get a couple of things straight: the HTC One A9 isn’t a flagship phone, which explains why so many iconic elements have been left out. And yes, it looks a lot like an …

Review: Microsoft Lumia 650

Introduction and features‘Premium’ is a word that’s bandied about a lot in the smartphone world these days, especially by PRs and marketing types. And manufacturers, eager to just…

Hands-on review: HTC 10

There’s always a palatable sense of excitement when one of the big players in the smartphone world brings out its latest flagship, and it’s no different with HTC.We’ve been hearin…

Review: LG G5

Introduction and designThe LG G5 is a massive change of pace for the South Korean firm. It’s done away with the cheap plastic and confusing leather finishes of the LG G4 in favor of a full me…

Review: Samsung Galaxy S6

Introduction, design and screenUpdate: The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have launched to the world, with better specs, a superior camera in low light and long-sought-after features like a m…

Hands-on review: Huawei P9 Plus

Huawei P9 Plus reviewHot on the heels of the newly launched Huawei P9, its bigger brother the Huawei P9 Plus offers up the same dual-camera smarts with a larger screen, more storage and better soun…