2012 iMac review roundup

7 December, 2012 - Killian Bell
new iMacs

After making us wait for what seemed like forever, Apple made its new iMacs available to order last week. The 21.5-inch model is now shipping — though supplies are limited — while the 27-inch model will be coming later this month. The first reviews for the new all-in-one have now begun pouring in, and we’ve put together a roundup to help you device whether it’s worth your hard-earned cash.

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The first iPad mini reviews are in; Apple is onto something special yet again

31 October, 2012 - Killian Bell
iPad mini

The iPad mini will go on sale in just two days, which means the world’s biggest technology websites are beginning to publish their reviews. Like the iPhone 5, the new iPod touch, and just about anything else Apple creates, the iPad mini has gleaned heaps of praise. Yet again, it seems Apple’s onto something special with its latest gadget. Here’s what the reviewers had to say:

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iPod nano 7th generation review roundup

13 October, 2012 - Paul Dixon
the iPod nano

Just over a month on from their unveiling alongside the iPhone 5, Apple’s new iPods are finally shipping. Yesterday we published a review roundup for the fifth-generation iPod touch, and today the spotlight is on the seventh-generation iPod nano. Compared to the previous generation nano, the new model sports a completely different form factor, with a taller 2.5-inch screen, and more physical buttons.

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iPod touch 5th gen reviews say it’s the best iPod touch yet

12 October, 2012 - Killian Bell
new iPod touches

The fifth-generation iPod touch began shipping earlier this week, and the first reviews have now begun rolling in. The latest device boasts a larger 4-inch display — just like the iPhone 5 — a sleek new form factor, and new cameras. According to pundits, these things help make it the best iPod touch to date.

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Initial iPhone 5 reviews are calling it Apple’s best smartphone yet

19 September, 2012 - Killian Bell

While the iPhone 5 doesn’t come out until Friday, some of the world’s biggest technology publications have already had a chance to get their hands on the device, and the first reviews are now rolling in. On the whole, the majority are calling this Apple’s best iPhone yet, and they’re praising the handset’s larger 4-inch display, and its super speedy A6 chip.

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Roundup of early OS X Mountain Lion reviews

25 July, 2012 - Paul Dixon
OS X Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion only hit the Mac App store a few hours ago, but many of the tech journalists who were given early access to the new software, have begun to publish their reviews. In this post we’ve put together excerpts from five of those reviews, which will hopefully help you to decide whether or not to upgrade yet.

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Apple iPad Smart Case review

30 June, 2012 - Paul Dixon
Apple iPad Smart Case back

As much as I like Apple’s Smart Cover, I’ve always been concerned that the edges and rear of my iPad would end up getting scratched. So when Apple quietly introduced the Smart Case for the second and third-generation iPad, I didn’t need much convincing to order one. Priced at £39 ($49), the Smart Case promises the same features as the £35 ($39) Smart Cover, but with full body protection. Unfortunately, it fails to deliver in a number of areas.

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Early reviews for the Retina display MacBook Pro confirm another smash hit for Apple

14 June, 2012 - Killian Bell
MacBook Pro with Retina display

Let’s face it, it was always going to be unlikely that we’d see bad reviews for Apple’s latest MacBook Pro. Sure, it doesn’t have an optical drive or a FireWire port, but it does boast a stunning Retina display and a super slim form factor which help make it Apple’s best MacBook yet. Here’s what the early reviews are saying:

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Hands-on with Apple’s new iPad

16 March, 2012 - Killian Bell
new iPad hands on

Apple’s new iPad launches in the U.K. and nine other countries today, finally bringing a high-resolution Retina display to the hugely popular tablet. It’s also packing a 5-megapixel iSight camera and quad-core graphics, but is it worth your hard-earned cash? We went hands-on with the new device to find out.

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