Samsung Gear S2 review: Samsung successfully goes circular

Samsung announced its new Gear S2 smartwatch just ahead of IFA 2015, and we've now had a chance to go hands-on with the customizable, circular smartwatch. Featuring a rotating bezel and circular user interface based on Samsung's Tizen operating system, the Gear S2 is striking to look at and…


Samsung Pay goes live in the US

Samsung's mobile payments service works with older retail terminals, which means unlike Apple Pay, it's accepted almost everywhere. Stateside Samsung phone users can now leave their wallets at home. Samsung Pay, the company's mobile payments service, went live in the US on Monday. The service lets…


Google's Pixel C tablet is ready to take on the iPad Pro and Surface Pro 3

As if a new Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio weren't enough, Google also announced the Pixel C, a new Android-based tablet alongside a detachable keyboard. The 10.2-inch tablet starts at $499 for a 42GB and $599 for a 64GB and comes with a 10.2-inch display with a 2,560 x…


ASUS EeeBook E402M, First Take

How little money do you need to spend to get a usable Windows computer? If you've got around £199 (inc. VAT), you can get the ASUS EeeBook E402M -- but how usable is it? Based around Intel's quad-core Celeron N3540 running at 2.16GHz-2.66GHz and supported by 2GB of RAM, the E402M is certainly up to…


From Apple to Sony, A Smartwatch for Every Wrist

Smartwatches are thick on the ground these days, and there's one for every wrist — assuming you don't think they're kinda silly to begin with. Here are the frontrunners in today's smart timepiece world. Apple Watch As usual, Apple wasn't first to the market, but its first foray into smartwatches…


Aspire Switch 10 Special Edition puts Windows under Corning Glass

Acer has released an edition of the popular Switch 10 2-in-1 that can stand up to the bumps of the workplace and schoolroom. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 resonated with customers when released due to its dual personality. A capable laptop, the detachable 10-inch display is ready for tablet use when…


Google preps its latest Nexus phones: Is pure Android overrated?

Google's latest Nexus devices land Sept. 29 and a big part of the pitch will revolve around the pure Android experience. That experience isn't what it used to be. Google next week will unveil its latest Nexus phones and you can expect two versions with partners LG and Huawei. These devices are…


Hands-on with the Huawei Watch: An elegant round Android Wear smartwatch for Android and iOS users

Huawei just launched its first Android Wear device. The more traditional round watch design looks great and even works with your iPhone. One of the most anticipated Android Wear devices this year has been the Huawei Watch, officially announced at Mobile World Congress. I've spent the last five days…


With watchOS 2, the Apple Watch comes into its own

The Apple Watch is easily the best and most successful smartwatch on the market, but since launch, it has had one glaring weakness: third-party apps. There are a lot of them (10,000, Apple says), but they would load slowly and didn’t really do much. None of them took advantage of the Apple Watch’s…


Ten ways the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 excels for business use

The Samsung Note line has always appealed to those looking to have a mini computer in their hands and the Note 5 continues that tradition with advanced hardware and software features. I posted my full Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review yesterday and gave it one of the best ratings I've ever awarded for a…