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Sony ZF9 vs Samsung Q9FN – What’s the difference?

Samsung’s Q9FN series of LCD TVs is so darned good that we’ve been struggling to think of any other LCD TVs that might be able

How to control your TV with Alexa : Sometimes your voice is the best remote in the room.

When it works, controlling your TV with Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant can feel like magic. Using voice commands avoids thumbing through menus and can get

Sony ZF9 vs Sony ZD9 – What’s the difference?

Sony’s ZD9 TVs redefined LCD TVs expectations when they launched in 2016. So it’s fair to say we’re seriously excited about what its long awaited

Sony AF9 OLED vs Sony AF8 – What’s The Difference?

Sony has taken the wraps off a new range ‘Sony Master Series’ high-end TVs. These include new 55-inch and 65-inch AF9 OLED TVs, set to

Google vs PlayStation, Xbox: what it needs to win in gaming

Google has a presence in almost every aspect of our digital lives, from Internet services to smartphones to digital content distribution to connected homes. But

Sony Bravia A8F TV 55-inch Review

Our Verdict The Sony A8F is the A1 in a new form factor. The TV has fantastic picture quality and the sound is good too.

AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house—and to your mobile devices, too

This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access. Designed for cord cutters, AirTV distributes broadcast

Philips 55PUS6753/12 review: One of the best value 4K TVs we’ve seen all year

Pros Crisp, clean 4K pictures Good black levels for its price Great value Cons It’s not very bright Rather tortuous set up menus Bass-light sound

Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

A decent subscription-free DVR for cord-cutters, held back by Google, Netflix, and Amazon. The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels,

Sony KD-55AF8 Review

Pros  Beautifully pure, refined pictures  Good sound up to a point  Class-leading motion and noise management Cons  Android TV continues to frustrate  HDR pictures lack

Sony XF85 Review

Pros Attractive, minimalistic design Bright, colourful pictures Good sound quality Cons Poor black level performance Android TV is sluggish and poorly organised Unpleasant remote control

Hisense U7A Review

Pros  Above average design and finish  Netflix, Amazon and YouTube in 4K  Freeview Play  Deliciously sharp 4K imagery Cons  HDR isn’t particularly bright  Only two

Sony AF8/ Sony A8F OLED TV Review

Pros  Excellent detail and colour refinement  Lovely design  Acoustic Surface Cons  Android TV is still messy  Poor remote  Not the brightest by 2018 standards Key

Google I/O 2018: Everything announced this week that matters

Google I/O 2018: News, rumours, dates and all you need to know Google is lifting the lid on the latest features that are heading to its

Android at I/O 2018: Google’s smarter play

As expected, Google devoted a good chunk of its I/O 2018 stage and press time to Android. But unlike previous I/Os, Android wasn’t just an

Google I/O 2018: 5 things we’re likely to see (and 5 things we really want)

Homes, Pixels, and Android oh my! Google I/O 2018 kicks off May 8, and we can’t wait to hear what’s cooking for developers and fans.

Google I/O 2018: What to expect from Google this year

Formally, Google I/O is the company annual event to connect with developers as well as partners spanning its entire platform and product range. It is

Google I/O 2018 Preview: Everything you need to know

Google I/O 2018: Keynote news, rumours, dates and all you need to know Google is set to take to the stage at its annual I/O

Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

This is the best over-the-air DVR for folks who aren’t tech-savvy. Some sticking points haven’t changed, but Tablo’s latest whole-home DVR for cord-cutters is inexpensive

Which phones let me control any TV in 2018?

A wide variety of smartphones have the ability to control your television – or almost any other TV you can see. Since the dawn of

Anker Nebula Capsule review: The best portable projector, but it’ll cost you

Last year, mobile accessory company Anker released its first portable projector, the Nebula Mars. It was roughly the size of a lunch box, with powerful

Sony KD-55XF9005 Review

Pros  Full array direct LED backlight  Dynamic HDR performance  Netflix, Amazon and YouTube in 4K Cons  Disjointed Android/YouView user experience  High input lag Key Features

Sony KD-65XF9005 Review: Setting the bar high for the rest of 2018’s TVs

Pros Excellent contrast for a mid-range TV Impressive colours and sharpness Class-leading motion processing Cons Android TV is still a clumsy smart TV system Occasional

RK3328 vs S912: Which Chipset Reigns Supreme?

With the hotly anticipated release of Android TV boxes featuring Rockchip’s new quadcore RK3328 processor, everyone’s been wondering how it compares to Amlogic’s popular octa-core

Sony TVs 2018: what you need to know before you buy Bravia

Sony TVs 2018: every Sony Bravia TV model and series number explained. There’s a whole new batch of TVs, including plenty of 4K HDR sets.

MXR Pro Plus Review: Budget RK3328 Android Box with 4GB RAM

Just how good is a budget RK3288 Android box with 4GB of RAM? Pros 4GB of RAM Attractive TV-friendly User Interface Cons No automatic framerate

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

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

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

iPazzPort Mini Wireless Keyboard Review: An Excellent HTPC Keyboard for Under $15

Pros Full QWERTY Keyboard with Touchpad in the palm of your hands Comprehensive media controls Multi-color backlighting Only $15! Cons Touchpad has issues when battery