Best smartphone deals for September 2020: iPhone, Samsung, and Google Pixel

As far as 2019 offerings go, there are actually five 10th-generation Galaxy devices for buyers to choose from: The Galaxy S10, the larger S10 Plus, the budget-minded S10e, the Note 10, and the Note 10 Plus (the Galaxy Note 10 series are still the newest Notes you can buy at the moment, although we may […]

Microsoft Surface Duo review: The future of smartphones is a work in progress

Using the Surface Duo There’s no escaping the fact that the Duo is heavy. At first blush, I called it light. I was surprised that two screens wouldn’t weigh more. But if I’m being honest with myself, every phone I’ve carried in the last three years has become incrementally heavier; we’ve all just ignored it, […]

Command & Conquer Remastered Collection review

Most of the cracks made the grade. The pathfinding is as horrendously creaky as it always has been, the mere sight of a cliff face or river compelling your tanks to whizz off in unpredictable directions. Infantry units still flock like birds, and are so lacking in a sense of self-preservation that it’s a small […]

Best PlayStation VR games 2020: the PSVR games you need to play

But what’s really impressive is how the game plays into the constraints of the PlayStation VR when used with a DualShock controller. It’s camera isn’t good at tracking over large distances, so the game has you sitting in a chair. The fact that you’re using a controller makes you feel as though your hands really […]

Andrew Scott Is Extraordinary in

But what about Three Kings itself? Stephen Beresford wrote the solo play specifically for Scott, who delivers a monologue the way a military-grade crossbow delivers its bolt. (Last weekend’s three-day run of Three Kings is already over, so the closest you can come now to seeing it is to rent a video of Scott performing […]

Royal news: Kate Middleton reveals one very cheeky thing about Prince George and her favourite hobby

The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed one very cheeky thing that Prince George would do if he was having a go at one of her favourite hobbies, as she was shown around a photography display at the Victoria and Albert Museum on Wednesday evening. After being shown a pencil drawing by William Henry Fox Talbot […]

The first post-pandemic tech expo points to a hygienic, touchless and WFH future

Ultraviolet cleaningIf there were any trends in evidence at this year’s smaller-than-ever IFA 2020, it was gadgets with built-in UVC light modes. Ultraviolet light kills bacteria and viruses, and among the companies exhibiting in Berlin were several that have integrated it into their products. One was Daan Tech’s mini-dishwasher, called ‘Bob the Dishwasher’, which now […]