Amazon’s tablets may not be the last word in power or luxury but they do the job and models like the Amazon Fire HD 8 make great gifts for children. It helps, too, that Amazon continues to improve the tablets year on year and in 2018 that trend is continuing with a handful of small updates to Amazon’s middle child tablet.
Many phone owners are loyal to their operating system, with Android and iPhone users equally as protective over their favourite software.
Smartwatches often do a poor impersonation of classic timepieces. Sure, they’re roughly the same shape, but chunky design and computer screens mean you’re as likely to mistake a smartwatch for a Rolex.
With this model Acer target the problem of portability again, but at a different angle. Rather than being ultra slim the Swift 5 is one of the lightest laptops in the world weighing just 970g making it around 20% lighter than the Dell XPS 13 and many other ultra-portables.
The words tablet and workstation aren’t natural bedfellows, but that’s precisely the combination HP offers in the ludicrously powerful ZBook X2 G4 Workstation. If the Microsoft Surface Pro is a bantamweight fighter, the ZBook is a super heavyweight.
Want to listen to your music without blocking off the sounds around you? Then check out the Sony Xperia Ear Duo. Sony has gone back to its research and development department and worked from scratch to create the technology.
Cameras in smartphones have come a long way over the last few years, with a number of features that have greatly improved the quality of images produced by smartphones, including optical image stabilisation (OIS), larger sensors, bright lenses, and even optical zoom making them even better for photography.