Stories by Campbell Simpson

Sony HTIS100

Sony's latest Invisible Theatre package, the HTIS100, is a very unobtrusive system. Its main allure is its incredibly tiny speakers. Only as large as golf balls and finished in matte black paint, the speakers can be placed almost anywhere within a la...

New screenshots of Starcraft 2 unleashed

A set of new screenshots have just been released of Starcraft 2, showcasing intricate character and model detail, as well as the vast environments on which players will be battling. Check out scenes of Terran armies, Protoss cities and Zerg hordes in...

Sanyo PLC-XU105

The PLC-XU105 from Sanyo is a good multimedia projector that can handle being set up in difficult conditions thanks to an extremely high brightness level.

B&W PV1

B&W'S PV1 subwoofer has been created with style in mind — it's a far cry from the squat, square boxes that are so common — but doesn't suffer because of it. It's great for music lovers with its focus on quick, controlled beats, although i...

Sharp PGF312X

Uncommonly for a portable projector, the Sharp PGF312X is capable of displaying rich colours. Its fan is louder than we would have liked in full brightness mode, but there are plenty of redeeming aspects to this product.

TEAC PCDV125L

TEAC's PCDV125L portable stereo is a unit that has the simplicity and portability of a big, old-school boombox, and the added usefulness and convenience of a portable DVD player. The sound from the system's speakers is surprisingly good, and the pop-...

The TiVo HD: interface and features

The most important thing about a personal video recorder, apart from its technical features, is its interface. As well as talking about what the TiVO HD can do, we take you through its easy-to-use menus.

de Blob on da Wii

de Blob is a simplistic game for the Nintendo DS and Wii, focusing on a central creature -- called de Blob -- entirely composed of paint. As de Blob your job is to restore colour to an entire city by rolling into objects and buildings and splattering...

Edifier S730

There are plenty of poor PC speakers on the market, but Edifier's S730 2.1 system provides good quality speakers that deliver good sound, particularly for games.

In pictures: Resistance 2

The sequel to the PlayStation 3 launch title Resistance: Fall of Man, Resistance 2 sees players continuing the fight against the aggressive alien invader that has captured Earth. The game features two separate campaigns, eight player co-operative gam...

Nikon's D700 and SB900

Released yesterday, the D700 is a 12.1 megapixel digital SLR camera with a wide range of features borrowed from Nikon's flagship D300 model.

New Ghostbusters screenshots released

Vivendi has released eight new screenshots of the upcoming Ghostbusters game. Featuring the voice talents of Dan Akroyd and Bill Murray, it's set to be released in Spring on all major platforms so whet your appetite for now with these screenshots!

TiVo exposed

For the last decade, TiVo has been the de-facto standard for personal video recorders in the US. At its core, it records digital TV broadcasts and saves them for later viewing, just like any regular PVR. What made TiVo stand out from the crowd of oth...

Now playing: the current state of high-def movies

It was only a few months ago that Blu-ray emerged as the victor in the hotly contested war against the forces of HD-DVD. While HD-DVD is vanquished, Blu-ray can't rest on its laurels for too long -- the high-definition war is far from over. Both Inte...

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Azadeh Williams

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

Aysha Strobbe

Windows 10 / HP Spectre x360

Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

Mark Escubio

Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga 910

For me, the Xbox Play Anywhere is a great new feature as it allows you to play your current Xbox games with higher resolutions and better graphics without forking out extra cash for another copy. Although available titles are still scarce, but I’m sure it will grow in time.

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