Polar Pacer Pro review: A seriously sporty smartwatch
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Polar Pacer Pro review: A seriously sporty smartwatch

Polar Pacer Pro MSRP $300.00 “The Polar Pacer Pro is designed for runners and serious sportspeople, where the data-rich software and comfortable, slimline design makes sense, but casual exercisers risk being overwhelmed.” Pros Slim and lightweight Fast and accurate GPS Comprehensive fitness tracking Masses of data on watch and in app Cons Low quality screen Read more

The champ is back: New Asus ROG Phone 6 is coming on July 5
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The champ is back: New Asus ROG Phone 6 is coming on July 5

The gaming phone champion is coming back on July 5. Asus will hold an online launch event to introduce the new Asus ROG Phone 6, the latest version in what is arguably the best gaming-first smartphone range available. It has been more than a year since the ROG Phone 5 was released, so a sequel Read more

Call me a phony, but anti-Instagram app BeReal is too real for me
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Call me a phony, but anti-Instagram app BeReal is too real for me

The prospect of Twitter, my preferred social network of choice, dramatically changing in the near future prompted me to idly look at other options, and one that instantly caught my attention was BeReal. The app’s hook is its authenticity. By pushing you to post a photo in a random two-minute window, it promises to deliver Read more

Treat yourself, Gucci and Oura have made a 0 smart ring
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Treat yourself, Gucci and Oura have made a $950 smart ring

Oura, the company that makes the Oura Ring, has struck a partnership with luxury fashion brand Gucci to create a special version of its wearable health tracker. It adds the existing technology inside the Oura Ring to a new, instantly recognizable Gucci design, giving those interested in the wearable a new look to choose, provided Read more

Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro review: Luxuriously limiting
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Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro review: Luxuriously limiting

Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro MSRP $540.00 “The Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro is a truly luxurious smartwatch packed with proven, reliable fitness technology, but it’s missing that something special, and the platform lacks wide appeal.” Pros Choice of size and design Luxury materials At least a week’s battery life Fast and accurate GPS Comprehensive Read more

The camera will help you forgive the Vivo X80 Pro’s ugliness
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The camera will help you forgive the Vivo X80 Pro’s ugliness

The Vivo X80 Pro is not the best-looking phone you can buy. It’s a bit dull to look at, especially in the black color of our review device, and the busy, messy camera module looks unfinished and confused. But inside the module is what is shaping up to be a really strong phone camera. Looks Read more

Honor vs. Huawei camera battle shows the master still rules
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Honor vs. Huawei camera battle shows the master still rules

Not that long ago, Huawei and Honor could have been considered the same company. While they technically operated independently of each other, they shared resources and software, but targeted different buyers with their marketing. In 2020, Huawei sold Honor, allowing it to have a chance of survival on its own as Huawei faced the challenges Read more

The Nexus 7 was the perfect right place, right time product
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The Nexus 7 was the perfect right place, right time product

Google Glass got most of the attention, hardware-wise, during Google I/O 2012, but Google had a second, far more modest piece of hardware at the event in the Nexus 7 tablet. It was widely available, didn’t cost very much, and unlike Glass, never went on to cause any controversy. But despite its ordinariness, when you Read more

Yes, you will want this metal Millennium Falcon iPhone case
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Yes, you will want this metal Millennium Falcon iPhone case

We were pretty excited when Casetify announced its new Star Wars collection of phone cases and accessories at the end of April, and we’ve now got our hands on the star of the show, the Millennium Falcon limited-edition case, to see if our anticipation was justified. It’s a thing of beauty and well worth a Read more

10 years on, Google Glass is still a Google I/O high point
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10 years on, Google Glass is still a Google I/O high point

The introduction of Google Glass during the Google I/O 2012 keynote presentation was Google at its feisty, unpredictable best. It marked the beginning of the groundbreaking wearable device’s short, tumultuous life as a consumer product, and was truly representative of what made Google such an exciting company at the time. But Google I/O 2012 also Read more