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[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

More cans from the surf and tech brand mashup

We reviewed Philips’ previous colloboration with surf brand O’Neill last year, giving the first version of The?Stretch headphones a well-deserved four our of five stars. When we heard that there was a new version in?town, once again featuring the handy non-tangle cable, we jumped at the chance to get them in for testing.
The Philips O’Neill The Stretch SHO956BK closed-back headphones sport a largely black finish with gold?detailing that immeditely looks more classy than the previous version. The cans sports a similar smoky?plastic …

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[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

More cans from the surf and tech brand mashup

We reviewed Philips’ previous colloboration with surf brand O’Neill last year, giving the first version of The?Stretch headphones a well-deserved four our of five stars. When we heard that there was a new version in?town, once again featuring the handy non-tangle cable, we jumped at the chance to get them in for testing.
The Philips O’Neill The Stretch SHO956BK closed-back headphones sport a largely black finish with gold?detailing that immeditely looks more classy than the previous version. The cans sports a similar smoky?plastic …

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[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

A big improvement

The original X10 Mini Pro suffered at the hands of Sony Ericsson’s early attempts at skinning Android as well as being massively underpowered.
The slideout QWERTY keyboard has now made a return in the form of the Xperia Mini Pro (minus the X10) and comes complete with improved processor, better screen, camera and all the other Android tricks Sony Ericsson has in its current handset lineup.?
On paper everything points to Sony Ericsson putting together an decent recipe for an affordable Android handset, with the addition of the Bravia engine …

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[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

A big improvement

The original X10 Mini Pro suffered at the hands of Sony Ericsson’s early attempts at skinning Android as well as being massively underpowered.
The slideout QWERTY keyboard has now made a return in the form of the Xperia Mini Pro (minus the X10) and comes complete with improved processor, better screen, camera and all the other Android tricks Sony Ericsson has in its current handset lineup.?
On paper everything points to Sony Ericsson putting together an decent recipe for an affordable Android handset, with the addition of the Bravia engine …

Camera reviews »

[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

More cans from the surf and tech brand mashup

We reviewed Philips’ previous colloboration with surf brand O’Neill last year, giving the first version of The?Stretch headphones a well-deserved four our of five stars. When we heard that there was a new version in?town, once again featuring the handy non-tangle cable, we jumped at the chance to get them in for testing.
The Philips O’Neill The Stretch SHO956BK closed-back headphones sport a largely black finish with gold?detailing that immeditely looks more classy than the previous version. The cans sports a similar smoky?plastic …

Camera reviews »

[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

A big improvement

The original X10 Mini Pro suffered at the hands of Sony Ericsson’s early attempts at skinning Android as well as being massively underpowered.
The slideout QWERTY keyboard has now made a return in the form of the Xperia Mini Pro (minus the X10) and comes complete with improved processor, better screen, camera and all the other Android tricks Sony Ericsson has in its current handset lineup.?
On paper everything points to Sony Ericsson putting together an decent recipe for an affordable Android handset, with the addition of the Bravia engine …

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[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Samsung’s MacBook Air-a-like impresses

Before you get your hands on the Samsung Series 9 you know it’s going to be thin and light, but it’s only when you lift it out of the box you realise just how thin and how light it really is and how sleek it feels.
The first time you see it, you’re also amazed by how Samsung has been able to fit in a surprising number of ports and connectors. The company has also managed to install a real processor to make a laptop that gives Apple, …

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[23 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Is 7-inches enough?

ViewSonic said they would touchdown early with a 7-inch tablet and here we have it. The ViewSonic ViewPad 7x joins a market that already seems saturated. But has the age of the 10-inch tablet passed? At 7-inches we pass into new territory, a type of device that gives you more portability and pocketability.?
With tablets slotting into that third screen role, they’re becoming that bedroom, bathroom and sofa companion, a constant connection to the outside world, a way to browse the Internet whilst watching TV, a source of entertainment …

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[23 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Gamescom 2011: Another blockbuster iD game

Coming from a company often accused of recycling its unmatched heritage, Rage is a surprisingly ambitious game – arguably the most ambitious iD has produced since the glory days of Quake. From its open desert landscapes to its dingy, mutant-filled caverns, it’s a game that seeks to unite a new, more freeform, RPG-influenced school of gameplay with the hard-hitting action that has always been iD’s hallmark. From the hour-long stint we enjoyed as Gamescom 2011, it looks like the company has succeeded.

RPG elements, you …

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[23 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Does this third-gen soundbar deliver the goods?

Not to be confused with the upcoming T14 soundbar with separate iPod dock and wireless subwoofer,?which Orbitsound debuted at CES in January 2010, the Orbitsound T12v3 is the third version of the maker’s?T12 model. Boasting the same spatial sound technology as its predecessors, the T12v3 sports several?technical improvements including new drivers for a clearer sound at higher volumes and an improved?subwoofer with a smoother bass response.
Orbitsound’s main selling point is the aforementioned?spatial sound technology. Developed by Ted Fletcher, a former musician?and renowned audio electronics …