GoPro Omni: $4,999

It’s the year of virtual reality with headsets from HTC, Oculus, Samsung and Sony set to fight it out for consumers’ cash over the coming months. But (...)

HTC 10: has a 5.2 inch screen and improved camera. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

This year, it seems to be all about the camera. The Huawei P9 laid down the gauntlet to the mobile makers, and HTC seems only too happy to take it up.(...)

UA Healthbox, €400

Activity trackers are a great invention or the work of the devil depending on what side of the fence you sit when it comes to having your every move (...)

Visitors sample Motorola devicces at last year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, so we’re about to find put exactly what the mobile world has planned for the year. While CES (Consu(...)

Attendees visit the The Oculus Gear VR Theater with 4D during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Photograph: Patrick T  Fallon/Bloomberg

In the past few days I’ve repaired a robot, driven a Rover across Mars and zapped objects with a laser gun. And I did it all while mostly standing aro(...)

Virtual reality headset

Making predictions about which aspects of technology will be big in the coming year involves some crystal ball-gazing and plenty of luck. Manufacture(...)

Testing virtual reality headsets. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

According to research firm Juniper, about three million virtual reality headsets will be shipped next year. That’s not exactly record- breaking but it(...)

Tech Tools: HTC Vive

Imagine being underwater, standing on the deck of a shipwreck as whales skim past, pausing to eye you up before swimming away. Or how about turning yo(...)

HTC Vive headset

I arrive at Gamescom in Cologne trying desperately to keep an open mind about computer games and the people who play them. I encounter my first cha(...)

Vodafone Smart Ultra 6: punches above its weight

With smartphones, it used to be that you got what you paid for. If you wanted a high-powered phone that would do everything bar make you a cup of tea (...)