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Review: HTC One m8

The new HTC One looks set to claim a place as the benchmark for smartphones

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Review: HTC One m8

The new HTC One looks set to claim a place as the benchmark for smartphones

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Review: Canon PowerShot G1X

A bridge camera that brings some DSLR functions to a smaller package, the G1X is the perfect travel companion

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First Look: Windows Surface PRO

JOE’s been taking a sneak peak at the new Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro. When is a laptop not a laptop, when is a tablet not a tablet, and when did Window’s become cool again?

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Sony Walkman NWZ-F805

It’s been a bit of a while since we last had a Walkman, but we’ve obviously been missing out after getting our hands on the NWZ-F805

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Samsung Galaxy S III Review

If you believe the hype, Samsung has truly thrown down the gauntlet to Apple for dominance of the smartphone market with the Samsung Galaxy S III, yet what did JOE make of it?

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Apple’s new iPad: The JOE Review

Two years on after the introduction of the original tablet, we spent a week with the third iteration of the Apple slate to find out what’s “new” about the new iPad.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Review

Granted, it looks around the same size as the original GameBoy, yet our time with the Note left us convinced that smart phone/tablet devices are the future.

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Playstation Vita: The JOE Review

Offering near-PS3 visuals in the palms of your hands, the world has never seen anything like the Playstation Vita, yet in a world of inexpensive apps, does it still care? Here’s our verdict.

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HP Pavilion dv6-6102 Review

In the space of ten years, laptops have gone from incredibly heavy fuddy-duddy spreadsheet creators to awe-inspiring entertainment rectangles. How does HP’s latest fare out?

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Sony Tablet S Review

Is this just an iPad world that we’re all living in or can Sony’s ambitious S Tablet tilt the odds in the direction of the Japanese giants?

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This week’s blitzme deal feature: Jivo Executive Case For iPad

This week’s deals from the good folk over at blitzme – includes a classy Jivo Executive Case for iPads.

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Review: HTC Sensation

Can a mobile device ever be too fast? That’s what our tech expert Leo Stiles discovered when he got his hands on the HTC Sensation.

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Review: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

After the relatively tepid critical reception afforded to the iPhone 4S, the biggest names in the smart phone have sensed blood. First up is the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S.

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Review: Canon IXUS 115 HS Digital Compact Camera

When you’re a digital camera, it’s easy to be compact and cheap, but Canon’s IXUS 115 HS also provides ample quality, making it a solid choice for everyday requirements.

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Review: MacBook Air

We’ve finally got our hands on the 2011 model MacBook Air and have discovered that no matter what Apple does, it’s all part of the plan.

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Smartphone Showdown: Samsung Galaxy S II v Apple iPhone 4

Can the Samsung Galaxy S II deliver a knockout blow or does the iPhone 4 continues its quest for total domination? Let’s put them to the test.

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Samsung Dual View ST700 Review

The Samsung Dual View ST700: deceptively powerful with a new feature that’s no gimmick.

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Samsung Galaxy S II Review

More than just a yearly upgrade, the Samsung Galaxy S II boasts a feature set and polished design that should have Apple peering hesistantly over their shoulders.

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Sony Ericsson Arc Review

Have Sony triumphed with the Arc? There’s been a lot of hype about upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia models lately, so we had to see for ourselves.

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HTC Desire S Review

Can HTC’s follow-up to their hugely successful Desire handset live up to its irresistible predecessor?

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Samsung NF210 Review

With the release of the Samsung NF210 netbook, the Korean’s tech geniuses’ latest release has made a believer out of our resident tech expert.

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Sony Xperia Play Review

The new Xperia isn’t Sony Ericsson’s first venture into the world of smartphones, but with this new handset, they certainly ‘Play’ to win.

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Samsung Ace Review

Samsung have laid their cards on the table with the mid-range Ace smart phone. After an extensive hands-on, we let you know whether you should stick or fold.

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Nintendo 3DS: The JOE Review

The Nintendo 3DS has finally hit the shelves and we at JOE have spent hours testing the glasses-free 3D handheld. Here’s what we thought of it.

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HTC Wildfire Review

Is the HTC Wildfire a top entry into the Android smartphone market or an also-ran? JOE’s Leo Stiles put the handset through its paces.

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Samsung Omnia 7 Review

With Windows Phone 7 handsets cropping up everywhere these days, we test out the Samsung Omnia 7 and it’s super-sleek metal finish.

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HTC HD7 smartphone review

With Windows Phone 7 becoming a growing force as an operating system within the smartphone arena, we take the HTC HD7 and it’s giant display for a spin.

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Review: Shuttle XS3210MA Mini-PC

We went hands-on with the latest Mini-PC from Shuttle and discovered a suprisingly capable machine that could be just what your TV needed.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy Europa

Can a smartphone that costs just €99 really live up to the name? Absolutely, as we discovered when we went hands-on with Smasung’s excellent Galaxy Europa.

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Xbox Kinect: The JOE Review

After months of hype, Microsoft’s answer to the Wii and Playstation Move is finally ready to play. We go hands-on with Kinect and find out if its the future of gaming or an expensive waste of time.

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