50 Details We Noticed During Our Hands-On Time With The Game

I recently had the chance to play three hours of Mass Effect Andromeda. If you want in-depth impressions, you can find those here. However, there were also A LOT of details I noticed as a fan of the series that I thought were worth collecting, so here they are. All 50 of them. Character Generation 1. Since our protagonist, Ryder, doesn’t have a military background like Commander Shepard, the character creator has a plethora of customization options for face and

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Hands-on first impressions with the LG G6

LG unveiled today its latest flagship handset at Mobile World Congress, here is the all-new LG G6. We are live on the floor and LG has been kind enough of providing us a review unit a day before launch, so we’ve already spent some time with the phone. And the first impressions are good!As expected, the G6 abandons the modular design used by its predecessor in favor of a more typical modern smartphone build — complete with a non-removable battery.

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Hands-on review: Updated: iPhone 7 Plus

Apple’s recent strategy of bringing out an iPhablet that takes all the best bits of the smaller iPhone has been a strong one – but this year, the iPhone 7 Plus is a phone that’s markedly better than the smaller model.That’s mostly achieved through two things: the battery life and innovative camera. The former is always going to be better thanks to the larger size, but by bringing a dual camera to the mix Apple’s made a conscious effort to

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Hands-on review: Moto G4 Play

The Moto G4 Play just wants to have some fun. It isn’t necessarily the most skilled at any one thing, but it’s hard to look away from a deal this good.Sitting at the bottom of the G4 totem pole in terms of specs, the G4 Play is generally lacking in marquee features compared to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus.But does that make it a bad phone? Nope, just one that’s definitely not for everyone. Still, going for as

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Hands-on review: Updated: Sony Xperia XZ

The debate over whether the Sony Xperia X, which launched in February this year, was a flagship phone or not, has finally been settled – it wasn’t, but the Xperia XZ is.This brand new flagship is the highest spec device in the growing Sony Xperia X range and it offers a lot of what we’ve seen before, but in brilliant new packaging.Want to see a video of how good this phone is in action? We’ve got you covered:Sony has been

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Hands-on review: Photokina 2016: Panasonic Lumix G85

This is arguably Panasonic’s most compelling Micro Four Thirds camera for still photographers and videoographers alike, but it’s surrounded by strong competitors.Added in-body image stabilization Beefier battery life Weatherproof magnesium chassis Battery grip required for headphone jack 16MP sensor lags behind the competition Panasonic is arguably one of the biggest names in video right alongside Canon and Sony and now its further cement its name in the market with the mid-range Lumix G85 (or G80 as it’s known in the

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Hands-on review: GoPro Karma drone

The GoPro Karma is the action camera company’s long-awaited entry into the burgeoning drone category, and it looks like good things come to those video-capturing adrenaline junkies who wait.The Karma is a well-priced drone that provides stabilized video while hovering as high as 3280ft (1,000m) and soaring at a maximum speed of 35mph (15m/s). Its 3-axis camera gimbal keeps everything steady.We didn’t crash the Karma and its GoPro Hero 5 ‘co-pilot’ in our first three hours of flying it at

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Hands-on review: HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of a smartphone offering best-in-class audio – at least that’s what HTC wants you to believe with its latest mid-range marvel, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle.The phone arrives as one half of a double act, with the higher-spec Desire 10 Pro taking most of the limelight, and with it a higher price tag, while the Desire 10 Lifestyle takes the trendy, lower-cost route in search of underground fame.Is the audio experience alone really

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Hands-on review: Updated: LG V20

Update: We’ve spent some more quality time with the LG V20 preview unit. As such, you’ll find that this hands-on is more fleshed out than before, with new photos and thoughts based on the few days that we’ve lived with the phone. While we’re confident in our impressions, we’re holding back our final verdict and score until we can ensure that we’ve gotten a fair look at the retail-ready unit. Original hands-on review follows below.The LG V20’s greatest claim to

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