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Nikon Coolpix A test gallery: Brixham, Torquay

These images are unprocessed, compressed jpeg photos from the Nikon Coolpix A, snapped on a recent trip to Devon. The Nikon Coopix A is smaller than many compact cameras yet hides DSLR tech inside. There’s no big zoom options unlike … Continue reading

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NEWS: Luxury laptop bag hits Apple store

PC World is full of laptop bags, cases and neoprene sleeves – the office equivalent of a rugged, well-worn fleece. It is IT manager heaven but not really the kind of stuff that’s going to stop you looking like an … Continue reading

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NEWS: Canon reveal 100D and 700D cameras on location

Canon took Gadget Luxe to an unusual underground location yesterday, all in the name of testing a new range of cameras. London’s disused Aldwych tube station was the venue which, although closed since 1994, has more recently been used as … Continue reading

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NEWS: Astell & Kern 100 music player beats iPhone 5

The small black shell of the AK100 houses hi-fi quality tech that now fits in the palm of your hands. Stripping the best chips from full-size budget hi-fi separates, including the DAC hardware that converts digital sounds to analogue, the … Continue reading

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NEWS: B&O hit headphone market with H3, H6 cans

The UK headphone market hit £226 Miliion last year and has seen explosive growth, particularly in the high-end sector and B&O (like hi-fi rivals B&W, KEF and Onkyo) has seen the opportunity and launched two new models. Both the H3 … Continue reading

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NEWS: Sony reveal new floating lens tech and giant NEX 5R lens

The NEX 5R is the latest iteration of the landmark Sony NEX 5 compact system camera that managed DSLR skills in a compact camera case, using DSLR E mount lenses. The latest innovation is a powered telephoto lens (below) that … Continue reading

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NEWS: Virgin Active 200 Aldersgate: the tech enabled gym of Olympians

The prospect of a luxury gym is always appealing. A quiet, relaxing spa, five star changing rooms and the latest exercise machines are always on the wish-list of any fitness fan but 200 Aldersgate goes beyond luxury and gives members … Continue reading

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NEWS: Magdalen Chapter hotel: ultimate Devon tech hideaway

Open for just two months, there’s something remarkable about Exeter’s Magdalen Chapter. It’s not the amazing re-styling of an old hospital building, the comprehensive own-brand in room iPad app or the luxury rooms. It’s the fact that it is located … Continue reading

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NEWS: Leica X2 Paul Smith limited edition camera redefines camera style

Leica aren’t a brand to take design lightly. In fact, their neat retro stylings and famous lens technology constantly puts them at top of any camera wishlist for the camera conieusser. The Leica X2 Paul Smith limited edition takes the … Continue reading

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NEWS: Samsung Galaxy Camera is the ultimate city break companion

Samsung invited Gadget Luxe to take a look at their 2012 line-up of unreleased autumn gadgets at IFA,  Europe’s biggest gadget show,  in Berlin this week. Alongside the predicted range of new phones and tablets was a surprise – the … Continue reading

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