Audio & Video

Rikomagic MK39 Review: Beastly Specs with Missed Potential

Pros Excellent performance thanks to RK3399 SoC Android 7.1 Plenty of RAM and storage onboard Cons Firmware has issues No 5.1 Audio Passthrough 480p Netflix

Unique Melody ME.1 Review : a spacious stage with an organic and euphonic sound

Pros:  Big sound stage, smooth organic sound, no harshness to be found, euphonic, comfortable, open but not leaky Cons: Some detail is lost to give

Amazon Echo Spot vs Echo Show: Which is the best Alexa smart display?

The Amazon Echo Spot is finally on sale in the UK. A cross between the Echo Show and Echo Dot, the Spot is intended as an Alexa-powered

Sennheiser Ambeo 3D Soundbar Hands-on Review: The most impressive prototype you might see all year

Key Features Genuinely immersive 3D audio Dolby Atmos and MPEG H compatible Pronounced bass response Sennheiser Ambeo 3D Soundbar hands-on Sennheiser’s Ambeo 3D soundbar could

Sony Bravia AF8 hands-on review : This could be the affordable Sony 4K OLED we’ve been waiting for…

Sony’s A1 OLED was one of our favourite TVs of last year, with just one sticking point: its £3500 starting price meant you needed a

LG W8 OLED TV hand-on review: Signature set brings processor, voice-control and HDR enhancements

The world’s largest technology show, CES, has long been known as the place to unveil brand new tellies. Which is exactly what LG did at

Panasonic FZ950 hand-on review: A strong second coming

The Panasonic FZ950 is the company’s brand-new flagship OLED TV for 2018. It offers a more powerful processor, better picture quality, and enhanced sound over

HD27 Home Entertainment Projector Review

Our Verdict The Optoma HD27 is geared towards casual gamers who’d prefer the comforts of the living room over the traditional setup. It’s fairly lightweight

Sony Z9F soundbar hands-on review: Raising the bar for virtual surround sound

Dolby Atmos is the ultimate in surround sound right now – but unless you’ve got some serious space for all the speakers, you’re only able to

WTF is MicroLED?

Everyone’s talking about Samsung’s telly tech, but what is it? Let us cure your jargon headache… The TV industry loves jargon almost as much as

Best true wireless earbuds: Free yourself from the tyranny of cords

Earbud makers have been busy doing away with wires—a good thing whether or not your phone still has a headset jack. You no longer have

CES 2018: 8 awesome Android announcements you might have missed

CES may be all about consumer electronics, but sadly that doesn’t really include phones. Most companies hold off until the spring to unveil their newest

Jabra Elite 65t hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £149.99/$204 Four-microphone array Truly wireless design Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri support 5-hour battery life and 10 hours from the

Aventho Wireless headphones hands-on review : personalized to your hearing

Wireless Bluetooth headphones have become more abundant lately thanks to the premature death of the headphone jack but not all of them can be said

Top 10 Best Portable Radios in 2018

In this review we feature our top picks for the best portable radios of 2018 that deliver really good sound performance and have a wide

Nvidia BFGD: What you need to know about the new 4K HDR G-Sync displays

Nvidia has unveiled new ‘big-format gaming displays’ that look set to shake up both the gaming monitor and TV markets. However, with the company throwing

The Sony A8 OLED is an updated version of the excellent Sony A1

Last year, Sony unveiled its first mainstream 4K OLED, the excellent A1. Now we have word on its successor: the Sony A8F. That’s what it’ll

Google Home Max review: The best (and most expensive) smart speaker

The chances are almost 100% that everyone reading this has some way to access the Google Assistant. You might even have more than one Assistant

Samsung’s crazy three-point plan to beat OLED in 2018: QLED, Micro Full Array and modular Micro LED

CES is where everybody unveils their big product plan for the year ahead, but this time Samsung’s TV presence is notably understated. There are no

Toshiba 55U7763DB Review

Pros  Cheap for a 55-inch TV  Tidy, space-saving design  Decent colour response and static sharpness Cons  Poor black levels  Motion blur  Slightly high gaming lag

Empire Ears Athena review – the goddess of Olympus

Pros: Impeccable build quality, balanced but musical tuning, incredible sense of smoothness, good note weight, fantastic midrange, good clarity Cons: May lack air in the treble for

Edifier Luna e25 HD Bluetooth speaker review: Great sound, sci-fi looks, surprisingly affordable

The 60s sci-fi look will be a turn-off for some, but these stationary speakers deliver fantastic sound for the money. Pros Excellent sound for the

Denon Envaya DSB-250 review: Sensational sound from this small-scale portable Bluetooth speaker

These days, home assistant speakers are hot stuff. We’ve signed all the T&Cs and asked Alexa and Google Assistant all the weird questions a five-year-old

Motorola Pulse Escape+ Review

Pros  Low price  Fairly smart look  Larger sound than most at the price  Smooth sound Cons  Flat, indistinct mids  Intermittent Bluetooth channel balance issue Key

Cello C32227T2-S2 Review

Pros  Uniquely comprehensive package for campers and caravanners  Good picture quality for such a ‘practical’ product  Good battery life Cons  Pictures lack brightness  Chunky design

HiFiMAN Susvara Review – a breathtakingly beautiful and breathtakingly expensive headphone

Pros:  Detailed like an electron microscope, mostly flat frequency response, excellent sound stage height/depth/width, layering and instrument separation, incisive speed without excess, impeccable attack and decay,

Android in 2017: the highs and the lows

Another 365 (and one-fourth) days have passed. Naysayers have again been proven wrong. Android is still going strong and the open source operating system is

AUKEY EP-B48 BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES REVIEW

Every major audio brand has released their own version of the neckband headphones so it wasn’t going to be long before smaller brands such as

Microsoft 2017 in review: Wins, fails, and WTF moments

We gained the Surface Laptop and the Fall Creators Update. We lost Windows Phone and Groove. Microsoft’s 2017 may as well be known as the

The Top 10 Wireless Speakers for TV

Here are our top picks for the best wireless speakers for TV that connect to your TV wirelessly and stream TV audio with enhanced sound