Audio & Video

Philips Bass+ True Wireless Headphones Review

Pros Punchy and fun sound quality Continuous battery life Secure fit Cons Unattractive design Large and limited charging case Key Features Review Price: £99.99/$131.99 Bluetooth

Empire Ears Zeus-XR Review – the pinnacle of the pantheon

Pros:  Sublime detail retrieval, very coherent tuning, switchable crossover modes, mid range clarity and expression, non fatiguing but truly transparent sound, superb build quality Cons:

Hex TLS Bluetooth speaker review: 808 Audio delivers solid mono thump and good looks, but few amenities

We like the bass response and the aluminum enclosure is a plus, but some features we’ve come to expect are absent, including speakerphone functionality and

Bose SoundLink Mini II review

OUR VERDICT The Bose SoundLink Mini II is showing its age with its average battery life and lack of features like NFC and waterproofing. However,

Hands on: B&O Beoplay M3 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT B&O has traditionally focussed on the high-end with its home listening products, so its nice to see it approach the mainstream end

Bragi Dash and Dash Pro guide: Everything you need to know about the smart earbuds

The lowdown on the award-winning hearable plus some top tips and tricks The Bragi Dash was, in our eyes, the original hearable. It started out

Dali Spektor 1 review

Our current favourite budget speakers are Dali’s Spektor 2s. £200 put their way gets you a dynamic and involving sound that puts most rivals to shame

The Top 20 Best Studio Headphones in 2017

Here are our top picks for the best studio headphones for mixing and music production specially designed for professional musicians or audio recreationists. These headphones

Bass Booster for Headphones – The Ultimate Guide

In this guide we explain how to give your headphones the perfect bass boost and enhance overall sound performance with a few tips and techniques.

Vinci 2.0 is a standalone hearable designed to be your perfect running partner

Hearables are a bit of a thing now. More and more companies, even big ones like Google and Apple, are looking to create voice-based devices that can help

Q Acoustics Concept 500 review

The Q Acoustics brand has been a major success story. The company is barely a decade old, but in that time it has delivered a

Google Pixel Buds Review: Lost in Translation

PROS Google Assistant is fast and helpful Pairing process with Android phones is easy Tap-controls are straightforward CONS Design isn’t truly wireless Sound quality is

Sony UBP-X1000ES review

The phrase ‘pushing the envelope’ has nothing to do with post, or stationery for that matter. It originally referred to the ‘flight envelope’ – the

Alldocube Thinker i35 review

OUR VERDICT The Alldocube Thinker i35 is a surprising laptop, showing that Chinese manufacturers are bold enough to try new things. The combination of a

Polk Omni S2 review

The Good: The compact Polk Omni S2 is one of the least-expensive Play-Fi multiroom speakers yet. It offers a big soundstage and lots of bass. The

Fabriq Chorus review: This Alexa-powered smart speaker is an excellent value

It sounds great, can operate on battery power, and comes with a charging dock. If you don’t mind not being able to ask Alexa to

Crosley C20 Review

Pros Superbly well-rounded sound Looks gorgeous Good value Cons Not the easiest for changing speed Key Features Belt-driven S-shaped aluminium tonearm Ortofon OM10 moving-magnet cartridge

Top 20 Best Stereo Receivers of 2017

In this review we feature the best stereo receivers for serious audiophiles and those who want to take their music listening experience to the next

The future of TV: 10 tech steps to the ultimate TV experience

From 4K to HDR to 8K and beyond: the road to TV-viewing perfection is paved with new technologies. And acronyms. Lots and lots of acronyms.

Campfire Audio Andromeda Review – another stellar constellation from the stargazers at CA

Pros:  Great value, classy metal build and accessory package, superbly balanced tuning, clarity, large and airy soundstage, neutral yet musical Cons: Sharp edges on the

Vizio SmartCast P-Series 4K UHD Display review: Great color and HDR overcome a few minor issues

This 65-inch display shows just how much color you’re missing with the average mid-range LED TV The color and HDR delivered by Vizio’s SmartCast P65-E1

Amazon Echo 2 review

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 was Year of the Rooster – but we’re inclined to suggest it’s also been the year of the smart speaker.

Skullcandy Hesh 3 Wireless Headphones review

OUR VERDICT The Skullcandy Hesh 3 are fun-sounding, bass-heavy headphones that don’t break the bank. It’s playful sound, 22 hour battery life and solid build

Vizio M-Series (2017) review

The Good: The affordable Vizio M-Series has better overall picture quality than anything else at its price, and in some ways outperforms even more expensive TVs.

Naim Uniti Nova review

While we’re concerned, first and foremost, with getting absolutely the best sound quality at any given price, we’re not so dogmatic that we don’t want

Hisense 55N6800 television review

OUR VERDICT It’s far from perfect, but the Hisense 55N6800 is proof that 4K TVs can be done well on a budget, combining great design

Toshiba 49U6763DB Review

Pros It’s cheap It looks quite nice Good motion handling and connectivity Cons Poor black levels Sluggish smart menus No HDR, and fairly drab colours

BenQ MH530FHD review

OUR VERDICT Expect sharp lines, vivid colors and exceptionally bright output. The BenQ MH530FHD is a reliable workhorse for projected imagery, whatever your projection needs

Motorola Stream Review

Pros Subtle design and good fit Charging case Solid connection Water-resistance On-board controls Cons Fully charged buds last only two hours Minor hiss audible in

Portronics Sound Cake review: Tuna tin can-sized speaker packs a bassy oomph!

The Sound Cake is perfect as a personal Bluetooth speaker, and also won’t shy away from satisfying a mini house party. If you turn up