The Best VPN Service to Hide Behind

Virtual Private Networks are one of the handiest bits of networking wizadry out there, allowing you to use public Wi-Fi with immunity, catch up on Call the Midwife whilst overseas, or even get around your work's anti-Giz filters. However, not all are created equal, so we've rounded up the best of the internet's many VPN offerings for your delectation. Read More >>

The Netflix vs. Amazon Video vs. Now TV Battlemodo: Which Streaming Service is Best?

Cheap isn't always cheerful -- and in the world of streaming video, that's especially true. Although, on the face of it, there's several different near-identical video streaming services you can plonk a couple of quid down for, not all were created equal. Read More >>

The Best iPad Air Case Covers

The iPad air is a beautiful bit of design, but it's also a slight, delicate little thing. It's built to last, but even Apple's engineers haven't mastered defending it against the horrors of the loose change and pointy pens running wild in your rucksack. It needs some protection, and your arms need a rest from holding it up while you binge on that latest House of Cards season. Read More >>

Game of Drones: Yes, Quadcopter Fight Clubs Exist

Following the popularity of Robot Wars from a few years ago, it only makes sense that someone, somewhere, would pit quadcopters against each other in a battle to the death—or at least first crash. Read More >>

The Best Fitness Apps

Technology is great and all, but it has an uncanny ability to turn the best of us into slovenly couch-dwellers (he says, literally writing this from a bed with a burger in one hand and beer firmly grasped in the other). However, not all tech dooms us to an eternity of bedsores and processed horse meat -- as these superb (and mostly free!) fitness apps prove. Read More >>

The Best Cheap Bluetooth Headphones

Bluetooth headphones have a whole bunch of advantages --mostly that there's no headphone cable to tie itself in Gordian-beating knots -- but one thing they sure ain't is cheap. That's why we've corralled together the best budget Bluetooth headphones going, to see if any of them have the chops to replace lower-priced cabled cans. Read More >>

Which Smartphone Has the Best Battery Life? (Summer 2013 Edition)

We've said it once, and we're gonna say it again: battery life is the only stat that matters any more. Sadly, it's also one of the hardest to nail down in a decent, objective manner. Nonetheless, we corralled together a Russian oligarch's wishlist of handsets, and put them to the test. Read More >>

The Netflix vs. LoveFilm vs. Now TV vs. Blinkbox Shoot-Out: Which One is Worth Your Money?

Now that Tesco's big investment in Blinkbox is finally paying off, ramped up its content and being pushed out to more devices, it’s time to have a look at what we can actually get from the PAYG-only service, and compare it to what our original streamers, LoveFilmNetflix and Now TV, are currently offering. Read More >>

The Best Android ROMs Out There Right Now

So, you've been brainwashed by the stock-Android-hating zombies, and gone ahead and rooted your handset. But to truly reap the rewards, you'll need to stick a custom Android ROM on that sucker. With dozens of crappy ROMs promising better battery life, companionship and quite literally magic flying unicorns, it's difficult to choose, so we've taken five of the best Android ROMs for a spin for you. Read More >>

The Best Bluetooth Headphones Money Can Buy

Wires suck. Fact -- they get lost, broken, or filched by unscrupulous flatmates. Better to do away with them altogether, which is why we've corralled together a collection of the best Bluetooth headphones money can buy, to see if any of them have the chops to replace good old-fashioned copper. The results, after a couple months of testing, are surprisingly positive. Read More >>

The Best Smartphone Camera

Along with the HTC One, a zillion new smartphones are going to be announced next week at Mobile World Congress, each promising camera advancements that may or may not live up to the hype. Before we get there, though, we wanted to take stock of how good the cameras are in the smartphones you can buy now. Here's how the flagships measure up. Read More >>

Best Way to Insure That Shiny New Smartphone

If you've been a good little boy or girl, it's a fair bet Santa might've pulled something vaguely smartphone-shaped out of his bulging sack for you this Christmas. If you're a clumsy little fellow though, (or live in horrible, wet, rainy England), you're probably going to want to insure your shiny new toy. Here are your best options. Read More >>

Which 7-Inch Tablet Should Be on Your Wishlist?

Christmas is nigh, and the season of gift-giving is nearly upon us. If you've been a good little Jack or Jackette, a tablet to cosset in your sweaty little hands might be top of your list. But choices, choices. Which of the 7-inch wonders on sale today should you want stashed  under the tree? We've got the answer. Read More >>

What's Your Preferred Method of Electric Beard Mitigation?

Just because winter's coming on doesn't mean you have to go full-blown Grizzly Adams simply to keep your face warm (they have scarves for that). But if shaving foam and water are too much of a hassle every morning and the thought of having a stranger flick a six-inch long blade about your jugular area leaves you squeamish, a more modern approach to your manscaping needs is required. But with hundreds of varieties of electric razors on the market, which do you choose? Read More >>

The Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones

If you're interested in noise-cancelling headphones you're probably looking for refuge from the roar of jet engines or the murmurs from the water cooler. Good ones should make you deaf to the world around you. Like earplugs only better—because you're listening to your favourite music in a completely oblivious trance. Read More >>

The Best Ultraportable Laptop of 2012

For a while now, ultraportables have been the only class of laptop that really matters. Sure, you can find more powerful machines for less money. But the mix of portability, speed, and beauty—along with the miniature muscle of Intel's Ivy Bridge chips—has made ultrabooks the best laptops to own for almost all of us. Read More >>


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