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Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Sony KD-65A1 OLED review

PROS Outstanding picture quality An innovative sound system that works Gorgeous design CONS Expensive Uninspiring remote KEY FEATURES 4K and HDR HDR10 and Dolby Vision

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

There are three ways to get access to Sky’s content. The options are the Now TV or Now TV Smart Box route or the Sky Q route, choosing

Yamaha WXAD-10 (MusicCast Add) review

OUR VERDICT Yamaha’s WX-AD10 multiroom adaptor warrants a hi-fi high five – it’s a gorgeous Hi-Res Audio streaming upgrade for legacy amps and music systems.

Amazon Fire TV Stick review

PROS Faster and more stable Alexa voice commands work well Much-improved interface Well priced CONS Aimed heavily at Prime users Some Alexa results could be

Onkyo SBT-A500 review

THE GOOD: The Onkyo SBT-A50 supports Dolby Atmos and has a nice design, including the separate breakout box. THE BAD: The Onkyo SBT-A500’s sound quality

Yamaha WXAD-10 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Services: Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Napster, Juke, Qobuz Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA Outputs: 3.5mm mini-jack, RCA Release date: May 2017 Price: TBC Manufacturer: Yamaha

BT Ultra HD YouView review: 4K entertainment, but in limited supply

BT was the first television provider in the UK to take a step into the future of entertainment, launching its own Ultra HD 4K service.

5 reasons why Google Home will beat Amazon Echo

Google Home is among the most interesting of the search king’s current hardware offerings, not least because it sets the stage for an epic showdown

GeChic On-Lap 1503H portable monitor review

PROS Great image quality Multiple inputs Easy setup and lots of options CONS Bland design USB-C video would be simpler Pricey KEY FEATURES 15.6-inch 1,920

Oppo UDP-203 vs Panasonic DMP-UB900 – which is better?

Oppo and Panasonic go head-to-head to see which 4K Blu-ray player deserves to be in your home cinema room… If the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and Oppo

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro review

THE GOOD: The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro gives you powerful sound with true surround performance and clear dialog. The provision of 4K-compatible HDMI ports enhances your

Vizio SmartCast Crave 360 speaker review : Great features, but mediocre sound

A street price below $155 makes this speaker a steal, provided you can tolerate its acoustic shortcomings. Pros Touch-sensitive surface for track control Oversized volume-control

6 key features of the new Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick is faster, smarter and fluent in Alexa. Here are all the new features you need to know about. Amazon has

Google Pixel C review

PROS Decent keyboard Super-sharp screen Robust design Killer performance and battery CONS Lack of optimised apps No touchpad Expensive KEY FEATURES Optional keyboard Nvidia CPU

Klipsch RSB-8 review

THE GOOD: The Klipsch RSB-8 is a stereo sound bar with a wireless subwoofer which offers excellent movie sound and capable music reproduction. The addition

Yamaha RX-V681 review

THE GOOD: The Yamaha RX-V481 offers excellent sound quality in a relatively affordable package. Its enticing combination of features includes Dolby Atmos, multiroom music and

Hisense 32M2600 review

“Though she be but little, she is fierce”; this oft-quoted phrase from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a good description not only of

Hands on: Sony Bravia A1E OLED review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Sony has impressed with its new Bravia A1E with interesting sound tech, great form factor and a stunning picture quality. FOR Beautiful

Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review: The daddy of 4K HDR media streaming

When the original Nvidia Shield TV came out in 2015 it was far and away the most powerful, most capable media streamer out there. Powered

Onkyo TX-NR757 review

THE GOOD: The TX-NR757 offers a wealth of features, including copious streaming and connectivity options. The user interface and remote are easier to use than

How to Get Pre-Release Software for Everything

The companies which develop operating systems and applications don’t stand still for a minute. Every day, teams at Microsoft, Google, Apple are working on major

2017 Cadillac CT6 Platinum AWD Review: Luxury, reinvented

Cadillac could’ve followed its luxury rivals, but instead the 2017 CT6 rethinks its segment, injecting both sporting enthusiasm and style into an unabashedly tech-savvy sedan.

B&O Play BeoPlay M5 preview: Woolen-clad woofer

B&O Play likes to do things in a Danish way. That’s probably why the new BeoPlay M5 comes clad in a wool-blend coat, as if

Vizio E-Series 2016 review

THE GOOD: The Vizio E series offers the best picture quality available in its price range, thanks to local dimming. The Google Cast system offers

Google Wifi Review: Meet mesh networking’s new star

PROS Easy to setup and manage Family-friendly features Solid mesh network performance Affordable for a mesh system CONS Performance doesn’t equal high-end routers at closer

DirecTV Now Review : Cord-Cutting Catastrophe

THE GOOD Wide channel selection Reasonable prices THE BAD Buggy and busted Not enough platforms available Inconsistent video quality Competitors do everything better VERDICT DirecTV

DirecTV NOW vs Sling TV vs PlayStation Vue: Streaming Showdown

The brave new world of live television is upon us, and it comes in three forms: PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and DirecTV NOW. Having multiple

Amazon Prime Instant Video review

Verdict A more advanced, easier-to-use version of its former self, Amazon Instant Video is one of the most complete and competitive streaming services out there

BeeLine Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES e-Paper display Four-week battery life Accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass Weather resistant iOS and Android app Manufacturer: BeeLine Review Price: £99.99/$149.99 HANDS-ON WITH THE