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The Best Gaming Headphones Under £120

If you’re serious about gaming, you need a good pair of headphones. And if you want to communicate to your team, you’re going to need a mic too. But that doesn’t mean you have to drop a tonne of money on something that will address both issues. So to find out which headset does the best job of marrying these two functions without cleaning out your bank balance, we pitted five popular gaming peripheral makers against each other in a battle to see which is best. Read More >>

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How the HomePod Stacks Up Against Other Smart Speakers

It seems like every new wireless speaker on the market comes with a voice assistant now. Since 2014, when Amazon announced the Echo, the idea of a smart speaker has taken the gadget world by storm. Apple has finally thrown its hat into the ring with the release of the HomePod, leaving us to wonder which smart speaker is the best smart speaker. So we tested them to find out. Read More >>

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This is the Perfect Laptop Under £1,200

Everyone deserves to have a laptop that they can use in a coffee house without shame, carry to classes without pain, or use to tweak a few photos on without frustration. To that end, I’ve been spending a lot of time with some of the best laptops under £1,200. Read More >>

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The Truly Wireless Earbuds You Should Buy Instead of AirPods

If you’d told me in 2007 that people would be walking around listening to music with wireless, popcorn-sized earbuds, I would have called you crazy. It is now 2017, and these futuristic little gadgets are a reality. But which ones are the best? Read More >>

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The Best Smartphone for Everyone

You did it. You waited out all the announcements back in the spring during Mobile World Congress and the deluge of new handsets that debuted this autumn. But now, after upstarts such as Essential have had a chance to shine and giants like Apple and Samsung are done plying their latest wares, there’s a big question worth asking: What’s the best phone out right now? Read More >>

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This Is the Best Gaming Controller You Can Buy

I resisted the urge to fling the controller across the room as I tried, once again, to beat the first damn level of Cuphead. I’d been making my attempts using what is currently one of the best PC game controllers to date, the Microsoft Xbox One Elite. But it wasn’t happening. Then I switched over to Razer’s ridiculously-named Wolverine Ultimate. The buttons on the Razer controller seemed to have the same response time, but they also had a nice snap to them and were so much more pleasant to press. I finally beat the level. Read More >>

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Apple Watch Vs. Fitbit Ionic: What’s the Best Smartwatch for You?

After years of flailing mediocrity, smartwatches have gotten good enough to be mainstream. Two devices released in the last month, the Apple Watch Series 3 and the Fitbit Ionic, are the best we’ve seen. Not only are they both very, very good at telling time, they’re also capable of myriad other things your Rolex or Timex is not. I’ve worn the wristables for the last two weeks, testing their functions and trying to find and answer to one big question: Which smartwatch is best? Read More >>

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We Crashed a Few Drones to Find the Best Folding Drone

It’s drone season! It’s gorgeous out there and the world is full of beautiful scenes that need recording with a drone that buzzes through the air like a cloud of angry bees. Whether you’re an aspiring aerial photographer or a thrill-seeking life-caster, there have never been more options on the market for excellent quadcopters. Two of the best drones are so flexible you can fold them up and fit them in a backpack. We’re here to help you figure out which one might be for you. Read More >>

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The Best Action Cameras for Filming Your Extreme Adventures

There are many reasons why you'd want an action camera. You could be a biker/cyclist wanting to record your travels on the off chance a maniac decides to mow you down on the way to work. You could be an outdoorsman wanting to document all the cool stuff you do. Or maybe you're going on holiday and want to film things without having to think about what you're doing. Read More >>

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Chip & Win: Which Mobile Payment System is Best?

The mobile payment market is small, but it's still grown quite a lot over the past few years. There are still enough services to make it a little bit tricky when it comes picking the one that's right for you. But how can you decide? It all depends on which phone you have for starters, and even then you'll have to do a chunk of research to figure out what's what. Well we took care of that to save you the hassle, and this is what we found. Read More >>

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Google Daydream vs Samsung Gear VR: Which Mobile VR Platform is Best?

Getting a premium VR headset is a pricey endeavour, and even the relatively cheap PSVR requires a minimum of £550 to get the most basic experience. But there are other systems capable of using your smartphone, that thing you use every single day, to offer a VR experience. It's nowhere near as impressive as the uber-expensive stuff, but it's also a darn sight cheaper. The only question is, which platform is best? Read More >>

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The Best 13-Inch Laptop Isn’t Made by Apple

For years, the MacBook Pro was the weapon of choice for people willing to plunk down good money for a powerful laptop with slick design. That it’s a staple of both hip coffee shops and design studios reflects just how elegantly it balances the needs of the aesthete and the power user. But when it comes to sleek, well-designed, powerful laptops, it’s no longer the obvious choice. Nearly every laptop maker has a striking machine that’ll bring tears to your eyes when your credit card bill arrives. Read More >>

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The Best Box Mods: Next-Level Vaping Beyond E Cigs

Looking to move up in the vaping world? It's time to start considering the best box mods. I've already rounded up a range of entry level, mass market e-cig devices, the best e-cig 'eGo' devices that people just starting out with vaping might pick up to test the waters. Now attentions are being turned to the ever growing market of box mod vaping kits, which represent a step up in vaping quality experience and customisation for the more serious user. If you're looking to upgrade to one of the best box mods, this should help you find the one for you. Read More >>

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OnePlus 3T vs LeEco Le Pro 3: Battle of the Cheap Smartphones

We’re living in the age of cheap flagship smartphones. Sure, the big guys like Samsung, Apple, and Google are all selling phones that start at $650, but a growing number of companies (usually from China) are hitting the market with high-quality phones with dazzling specs and low prices. Read More >>

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You Can Still Get a Great Apple Experience for Under £1,300

Just because Apple drove a nail into the MacBook Air’s coffin doesn’t mean you have to give up your dream of owning an Apple computer for £1,300 or less. While the new MacBook Pros start out at just under £1,500—and can hit prices as high as £4000—the MacBook and iPad Pro both start out at just under £1,300. So if you’re really hankering for the Apple experience, then one of these two is your best cheap bet. But which one? Read More >>