BenQ GW2765HT review: a solid 1440p IPS monitor for £275


Today we’re taking a look at BenQ’s GW2765HT monitor. This 27-inch monitor isn’t a gaming model, but it still provides some impressive specs and features that could be of interest to gamers and non-gamers alike. The headline feature is the 1440p IPS panel used, which should offer good colour accuracy, viewing angles and more. The monitor is priced very aggressively too, at £275 – £70 less than the pro-focused BL2710PT. Let’s see how it stacks up against the competition.

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Acer Liquid Jade Z review: slim but hardly insubstantial


Today I’m looking at Acer’s Liquid Jade Z smartphone. This is a midrange model released earlier this year, that looks to set itself apart with a slim design, good camera and near stock Android at a very low cost.

Earlier I did a rapid review review of the Jade Z at an Acer press event, but over the past two weeks I’ve had some more hands-on time with the unit and feel better required to render a full verdict.

Full disclosure: I do part-time work for Team Acer, an eSports team funded by Acer.

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Logitech G700S review: an advanced wireless gaming mouse


Today we’re looking at the Logitech G700S, a hybrid gaming mouse that works both wirelessly (via a 2.4GHz dongle) or via a standard micro USB cable. The mouse also boasts a heaping helping of programmable buttons, a dual-mode scroll wheel and a high DPI laser sensor. It looks like an impressive rodent, but how does it actually perform? We’ve got one from the friendly folks at Ebuyer, so let’s test it out!

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Acer Predator XB270H A review: a solid 27″ 144Hz G-Sync gaming monitor


The Predator XB270H is one of Acer’s first gaming monitors to support G-Sync, a new Nvidia initiative that eliminates screen tearing without locking a monitor to 60Hz (or a multiple thereof). The monitor runs at 144Hz too, ensuring that if you’ve got enough grunt in your PC, you’ll get a very smooth experience – ideal for fast-paced games like shooters. The 27-inch frame is the standard ‘large’ size nowadays, and the 1080p resolution ensures that your PC doesn’t need to be too expensive to hit that 144 fps target. The XB270H looks like a promising gaming monitor, so let’s take a closer look at how it performs.

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Aorus X3 Plus v3 review: the best things come in small packages


The original Aorus X3 Plus was a beast when we reviewed it last year, with a 3K display, GTX 860M graphics card and i7 processor packed into a tiny 14-inch aluminium chassis. Today we’re back with the latest version, the v3, which promises even more power thanks to the latest Nvidia GTX 970M GPU and Core i7 CPU. Let’s see whether it delivers on that promise!

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Intocircuit 15000mAh Power Bank & iClever 6-Port Desktop Charger reviews: Essential mobile chargers

Smartphones and tablets are brilliant, but they’re always limited by one thing: power. No matter how shiny your device is, after a day or two you’ll be reaching for the charger. Today, we’re looking at two gadgets to help you on that point: the Intocircuit 15000mAh Power Bank and the iClever 6-Port Fast USB Desktop Charger. These come courtesy of top Amazon seller Let’s get started.

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NZXT Phantom 530 review: beauty and brains



It’s the classic geek love story. Geek meets PC case, geek shares many happy memories with PC case. One day, a new, shinier case comes along. Geek faces a decision – move onto the new model, or stick with the old love? Join me for the fateful conclusion, as we examine the Phantom 530 – NZXT’s £90 modern followup to the much-loved Phantom.

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Acer Liquid Jade Z capsule review: #AcerLiveBlog Dublin 2015, part 3

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This weekend we took to the streets of Dublin to try out the latest gadgets from Acer in the #AcerLiveBlog challenge. So far we’ve reviewed their Iconia One 8 tablet and Switch 10 E convertible – and now it’s time for the triumphant conclusion, as we take a look at the Liquid Jade Z smartphone!

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