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How the iPhone 12 compares to Google and Samsung's latest phones

How the iPhone 12 compares to Google and Samsung's latest phones

Here's how the latest baseline iPhone compares to Google's just-released $999 Pixel 5, and Samsung's identically-priced Galaxy S20 FE.

  • by Tim Biggs

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Tiny USB dongle the key to stronger security
Review
Technology

Tiny USB dongle the key to stronger security

Yubico's YubiKey 5C NFC offers an extra line of defence to keep out uninvited guests.

  • by Adam Turner
Gadgets were on the way out. Then 2020 happened.
Consumer affairs

Gadgets were on the way out. Then 2020 happened.

Seven months of shattered plans, coronavirus lockdowns and rapidly improvised new normals have converted jaded consumers around the world into frantic gadget freaks.

  • by John Herrman
Augmented reality Mario Kart turns your home into a cartoon race track
Review
Video games

Augmented reality Mario Kart turns your home into a cartoon race track

Nintendo's latest toy is part video game, part remote control car and all magic, despite a few bumps in the road.

  • by Tim Biggs
Apple shrinks the iPhone, but not the price tag
Analysis
Phones

Apple shrinks the iPhone, but not the price tag

Apple's collection of iPhones now has an impressive diversity of sizes and prices.

  • by Tim Biggs
A smart companion for locked down seniors
Home tech

A smart companion for locked down seniors

Smart speakers and displays are a good way to keep in touch, and an easy way to access music.

  • by Adam Turner
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Cinematic sound at home, without the wires
Review
Home tech

Cinematic sound at home, without the wires

LG's SN11RG is the finest Dolby Atmos and DTS:X supporting soundbar we've tested yet.

  • by Tim Biggs
Low cost Apple Watch a winner
Wearables

Low cost Apple Watch a winner

Here's what you get (and miss out on) with Apple's latest less expensive watch and iPad.

  • by Alice Clarke
Amazon redesigns Echo devices with sphere speakers, rotating display
Home tech

Amazon redesigns Echo devices with sphere speakers, rotating display

The new line of Amazon smart home devices is made from sustainable materials and is a significant departure from older models.

  • by Tim Biggs
Next generation charging: why you'll want a GaN power brick
Home tech

Next generation charging: why you'll want a GaN power brick

Capable of refuelling all your devices at the same time, this device is a game changer.

  • by Krishan Sharma
Apple debuts discount watch, iPads and services, no new iPhones
Apple

Apple debuts discount watch, iPads and services, no new iPhones

Apple has introduced a cheaper version of its smartwatch, a new fitness subscription service and a powerful upgrade to its entry level tablets.

  • by Tim Biggs