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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

The Best Gaming Keyboards

Last week looked at the best gaming mice you can buy, but what's a good gaming mouse without a proper keyboard to go with it? So let's take a look at some of the best keyboards out there, to see which ones deserve your money. Read More >>

The Best Gaming Mice

If you're going to play games on a PC, you could take the easy option and buy a controller. But the experts say that the best way to do things is with a mouse. Unfortunately there are lots of mice out there, but which one should you buy? A cheap mouse might do, but if you want to do things properly you should buy a gaming mouse. We put several of them to the test, and this is what we found. Read More >>

The Best High-Tech Watches That Could Pass for a Regular Watch

In this day and age you don't need to resign yourself to having a traditional low-tech watch. Smartwatches are all over the place, as part of a growing industry of watches with built-in smart features for you to buy and enjoy. But what if you want the advantages of high-tech timekeeping gear, without walking around with what looks like a miniature computer on your wrist? Read More >>

The Best Fitness Trackers: Fitbit Blaze, Microsoft Band 2, Moov Now, and More

There's never been a better time to utilise technology for health and fitness purposes. Fitness trackers are, by far, the most common piece of wearable tech available, letting you track your movement and activity as you go about your business – and all you have to do is remember to charge it and put it on in the morning. Read More >>

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Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: Which One Should You Buy?

This year, virtual reality is finally hitting the mainstream. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are the first high-end VR machines that people can actually buy and setup in their homes. But they don’t come cheaply. Both headsets will set you back a couple of hundred dollars (£499 and £689 respectively), which makes it a big investment for anyone considering the purchase. Read More >>

The Best Tablet for Under £150: Is the Nexus 7 Still King?

While the advent of the phablets means that increasingly-large smartphones are our go-to gadgets for pretty much everything, there are still a few very good reasons to own a tablet. They're still best for reading, watching movies and actually getting work done. Read More >>

The Best TV and Movie Streaming Devices (2015 Edition)

For people who don't have the luxury of owning a smart TV, and would rather use their computers for better things, streaming devices have been somewhat of a godsend. It gives your TV a hefty upgrade so that you can watch all your favourite shows, but without having to cough up an obscene amount of money in the process. But which are the best TV and movie streaming devices? Read More >>

The Best Noise Cancelling Headphones

Get ready to rumble because it's Battlemodo time, gadget fans, and on the fightcard for this month's edition is noise cancelling headphones. It's not easy finding a decent pair of normal headphones, but when you throw extra tech in there it gets even trickier. Which pair should you seek in exchange for your hard-earned cash? Read More >>

Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 vs MacBook Pro and iPad Pro: Head-to-Head

Microsoft is making a big splash with its latest gear, the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. These pricey products are designed to compete directly with Apple’s traditional hegemony on premium gadgets. But just how well do these latest offerings measure up against Apple's efforts? Read More >>