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PLUME ADAPTIVE WI-FI REVIEW

HIGHS Dead-simple to use basic networking Intelligent monitoring takes away all configuration headaches Overcomes distance-based signal degradation Attractive and unobtrusive Pods don’t stand out LOWS

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

2017 Cadillac CT6 Premium Review: Let’s Call It a Comeback

Cadillac’s reinvention from has-been to vital luxury brand has been one of the biggest automotive stories of the past decade. But it’s a story that’s

Chromecast Audio review

THE GOOD: Google’s budget audio dongle pipes music to any stereo from the most popular streaming apps on your phone. It’s simple and works well,

Polk MagniFi Mini review

THE GOOD: The affordable Polk MagniFi Mini is capable of a much bigger sound than its minuscule size suggests. The package is compact and will

Amazon Fire TV review

PROS Puts video, apps and game content at the fore Slim and sleek design Simple UI Faster CPU and enhanced graphics CONS Software buggy and

Vizio SmartCast E55-D0 HD TV Review : A Solid HD TV that’s Priced to Sell

THE GOOD Accurate color Bright picture Competitively priced big screen THE BAD No tablet included for smart TV features No 4K or HDR support VERDICT

GPD WIN Review: Mobile Windows 10 for gaming

PROS Full Windows 10 PC in your pocket QWERTY keyboard, mouse joystick for on-the-go computing Decent CPU and RAM for most computing needs Full-sized USB

TCL S3750/FP110 series (Roku TV) review

THE GOOD: Roku TV delivers the best smart-TV experience on the market. A superb user interface makes its thousands of apps and streaming video easy

SHARP LC-65UB30U REVIEW

HIGHS Rich black levels Above-par shadow detail Highly detailed 4K and HD picture Low motion judder LOWS Color accuracy, uniformity not great Very limited smart

GOOGLE CHROMECAST ULTRA REVIEW

HIGHS Simple and affordable 4K streaming Widest HDR support available Intuitive interface and setup Supports YouTube HDR Dual-band Wi-Fi and Ethernet for strong connection LOWS

Sony XBR-X850D series review

THE GOOD: The Sony XBR-X850D offers cutting-edge 4K HDR features, accurate color and solid video processing. Its minimalist design looks understated yet futuristic. Android TV’s

Vizio SmartCast M-series M55-D0 4K Ultra HD TV Review : Middling Performance

THE GOOD Good upscaling of HD to 4K HDR support, including Dolby Vision THE BAD No TV tuner Slow remote control Poor contrast VERDICT A

VIZIO SB4551-D5 SMARTCAST 5.1 SOUND BAR REVIEW

HIGHS Powerful, engaging 5.1 surround sound Full and punchy bass Detailed upper register Packed with features Highly affordable LOWS Icy touch to the treble Midrange

Living with Google Home review

The Google Assistant has been bundled into the browser, added into Android, and squeezed into Android Wear: now, it’s getting a sleek object d’art for

Roku Ultra and Roku Premiere+ reviews : The priciest Roku still isn’t the best Roku

Improvements to Roku’s high-end set-top boxes don’t add up to a better value—unless you need 4K HDR video. Even before the Roku Ultra arrived, spending

What’s new in Android 7.1? New features to get excited about

WHAT’S NEW IN ANDROID 7.1 NOUGAT? Along with the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL – plus 4K Chromecast and Home – Google very

Battle of the entry-level 4K Streamers: Chromecast Ultra vs. Mi Box vs. Roku Premiere

Slowly but surely, 4K Ultra HD resolution is shifting from the bleeding edge of TV technology to the mainstream. Store shelves are pulling their HD TVs in

Vizio SmartCast 55-inch P-Series Review : Excellent Picture, Excellent Price

THE GOOD Excellent 4K picture quality HDR and Dolby Vision compatible Competitively priced THE BAD No TV tuner Slow Android remote control VERDICT Offering a

Roku Express Review — No Chromecast Killer

THE GOOD Large channel selection Inexpensive THE BAD Laggy interface Performance problems Inefficient physical design Every other Roku is better VERDICT The inexpensive Roku Express

Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

It didn’t take long for a tech company to copy Amazon Echo. Amazon’s voice-activated speaker is a critical success, and so it wasn’t too surprising

Google Chromecast Ultra 4K vs Chromecast 2 : What’s the difference?

Considering upgrading to Google’s first 4K Chromecast? Here are the differences between the Google Chromecast 2 and the Google Chromecast Ultra. WHAT IS GOOGLE CHROMECAST?

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) Review: Alexa goes everywhere

PROS Most affordable way to get Alexa functionality Fast, accurate voice recognition Aggressive roll-out of new skills CONS No digital audio output Audio cable not

LG OLED C6 4K TV review: The curved OLED master

When the term “OLED” is uttered around people who like TVs, there’s a twitch of excitement. An eye sparkles, an eyebrow raises, a corner of

Vizio SB4551-D5 review : Sound bar with flat subwoofer makes sweet, discreet bombast

THE GOOD The Vizio SB4551 belts out top-notch home theater sound for the price. The unique, flat-as-a-pancake subwoofer easily slides under your sofa and the

Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What’s the difference?

There are a few choices out there if you are looking for a compact and affordable streaming device, but if you want something that’s capable