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Amazon has weaponized choice

Too much choice is the Amazon way. While the retail behemoth is known for its 24/7 shopfront and speedy shipping, the core of its success

Samsung’s Galaxy Home will live or die by AI

Samsung’s Bixby speaker didn’t look like anything we expected, with the Galaxy Home a bulbous alien egg promising to take on Apple’s HomePod, Amazon’s Echo,

Xiaomi MITU Mini RC Drone Review: A Perfect Mini Drone from Xiaomi!

Xiaomi being the largest mobile seller in India now aims to capture market of other amenities. The launch of Mi smart TV is another lead

Electric Jukebox Roxi review: Turn your TV into a music machine

Built for families and parties, Roxi can be slow on the draw, but it makes up for it in versatility. This music appliance connects to

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ review: New Pi gets a welcome performance hike

CPU bump and faster networking make the Pi more versatile than ever Pros Improved networking performance Faster processor for the same price Fully compatible with

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

5 must-have accessories for your new Amazon Echo

So you found an Amazon Echo under the tree, and now you’re wondering what to do next. Amazon’s best-selling smart speaker line-up was its star

Bitdefender Box 2 review

OUR VERDICT Setup can be complex, but once it’s running this little box will keep you safe at home, and Bitdefender’s quality software protects you

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid manages mid-40s fuel economy, yet still feels powerful on the pedal. Premium looks inside and out, along with comfortably

Alfa Romeo Old v New: 2017 Giulia v 1990 75 Twin Spark

Propeller shafts. They’re probably not a make or break item on your average car buyer’s checklist these days, but the long absence of driven rear

Kensington Laptop Locking Station 2.0 Review

The Pros Solid security; Noninvasive design; Works with a variety of brands and models; Compatible with existing Kensington locks The Cons Heavy and bulky design;

The Cortana smart home: Your need to know on Microsoft’s AI assistant

You could be chatting to Microsoft’s AI assistant in your home by the end of the year You can already talk to Cortana, Microsoft’s digital,

2017 Toyota Corolla review

THE GOOD: The Corolla makes for a comfy commute and Toyota’s Safety Sense is standard across all trim lines. THE BAD: It’s not so fun to drive

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: Electric all-rounder

PROS Better-than-EPA range Legitimately rewarding to drive Category-beating levels of tech Spacious cabin and trunk CONS Level 1 charger is a slow way to No

Neato Botvac D3 Connected review:

THE GOOD: The Neato Botvac D3 Connected is the least expensive robot vacuum we’ve ever tested. Despite its affordable price, it’s a true smart appliance

The wearable tech contenders chasing China’s health and fitness boom

Will Apple and Fitbit make a mark or leave Xiaomi and Huami to clean up? If ever there was a sure bet, it’s the health

MICROSOFT XBOX ONE S REVIEW

HIGHS Slick new look Strong input/output selection Ultra HD Blu-ray support Enhanced compatibility with Windows 10 Attractive pricing LOWS Not as small as expected Hardware

Bitdefender Box Review

THE GOOD Protects Internet of Things devices Bundle includes Bitdefender software, VPN client Small, unobtrusive design THE BAD Setup can be difficult Not compatible with

Amazon Echo review

Amazon Echo is stunning, sleek and slowly becoming more sentient OUR VERDICT As purely a Bluetooth speaker, the Echo leaves a lot to be desired.

Xiaomi Mi Max review

1. Introduction Goodbye Alexander Bell, hello Tim Berners-Lee and Ray Tomlinson. The inventor of the telephone would not have approved of the hulking 6.44″ but

Xiaomi Mi 4s review : Pushing forward

1. Introduction The Xiaomi Mi 4s went official hours before the Mi 5, a teaser of sorts for the headliner. It even made the trip

ARM outs 32-bit Cortex-A32, better for IoT and wearables

It seems that smartphones and especially tablets are no longer the darlings of the silicon industry. Chip makers, like Intel, Qualcomm, and even MediaTek are

Firefox OS will live on in tablets, keyboards, routers

Firefox OS is dead. Long live Firefox OS! Or something to that extent. Mozillamight have pulled the plug on a Firefox OS smartphone, but it

Skoda Superb 2.0 TDi SE Business review: At the business end

For Space, design, comfort, CarPlay/Android Auto functionality as standard Against Lacks wow factor, interior lacks tech-modernity of Audis, drive lacks sparkle. Let’s face it, if

Xiaomi Mi 4c review

1. Introduction Xiaomi Mi 4, one of the hottest Chinese-bred flagships of 2014, got two modifications over the course of its lifecycle – that’s an

2015 Honda Odyssey Elite vs. 2015 Kia Sedona SXL, 2015 Toyota Sienna Limited – Comparison Tests

What do minivans and waterslides have in common? No, not fun. The answer is kids—loads and loads of screaming kids. It’s possible that none of

2015 Toyota Prius – Quick-Take Review

Overview Combine an engine, an electric motor, and a battery pack and you get the hybrid car, a chimeric mixed-breed vehicle that has existed since

iHome iSP5 Smartplug is here, works with HomeKit and Android

Apple’s HomeKit hasn’t been its fastest adopted products and it is only recently that we are seeing appliances and connectors in the market that support

This toaster is actually a charging station for mobile devices

  When you really think about it, a toaster would make a great charging station for mobile devices. You could drop multiple phones or mid-size

Awair monitors your home or office’s air quality

Your home’s air quality might be suffering thanks to the traffic or businesses around you, but you might not realize it. Many of the problems