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How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

No matter how big your Android smartphone or tablet display, there are times when you’ll want to view your photos and videos on something even

Philips 436M6VBPAB preview

What is the Philips 436M6VBPAB? The Philips 436M6VBPAB is a massive 43inch, 4K monitor designed specifically for use with games consoles. Essentially, it’s a living

LG WK7 ThinQ speaker hand-on review: LG’s speaker has the smarts

With smart speakers taking many of the tech headlines in 2017, it’s no surprise to find that LG wants a slice of this pie in 2018. Say hello to

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

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor Review

Pros  Excellent video quality  Powerful face-recognition  High-quality cloud service with Nest Aware Cons  May need professional installation  Scheduling doesn’t work with location detection Key Features

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

BenQ HT2550 Projector Review

4K video is made to be seen on very large screens, and projectors are the cheapest way to do that. High-end models from Sony are out of

Vizio 2018 4K HDR TVs: 5 things to know

Vizio revealed its 2018 television lineup today, and there’s a lot to be excited about. Among the new series’ are smart TVs packing Amazon’s Alexa assistant and

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

Grace Digital Encore+ review: Great sounding Wi-Fi and internet music streaming

The Grace Digital Encore+ offers great sound and integration for your music playback needs. NAILED IT Nice, solid looking cabinet design Fantastic, deep, rich sound

Panasonic GA10 review: Google Home, but better

The beauty about Google allowing its voice-controlled Assistant to be added to third-party speakers and headphones is great for multiple reasons: it widens the market

JBL Link 300 review: A smart value

POSITIVES FLAC and WAV support Far-field voice recognition Google Assistant integration Great value Good sound NEGATIVES No aptX support Must be plugged in BOTTOM LINE

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

SōLIS SO-7000 review: Powerful sounding speaker with Chromecast

If you’re OK with not having portability or voice control, then the SōLIS SO-7000 is an amazing speaker and well worth the cash. NAILED IT Lovely

SōLIS SO-3000 review: An outstanding sounding Chromecast enabled speaker

The sound on this alone is worth the $199.99USD price but there are a few features missing that some users may want. NAILED IT One

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.

Can anyone beat Amazon in the smart speaker game?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you You don’t

Which Amazon Echo smart speaker should I buy?

Amazon is spoiling us for choice with its wide range of Echo smart speakers – we explain which Echo is best for you Amazon’s family

Vizio SB3651-E6 SmartCast Sound Bar review: The high-tech feature set comes with a few sonic tradeoffs

This 36-inch soundbar delivers true 5.1-channel surround sound, but you’ll need to hear it to decide if Vizio made the right compromises in its effort

Sony Z9F soundbar hands-on review: Raising the bar for virtual surround sound

Dolby Atmos is the ultimate in surround sound right now – but unless you’ve got some serious space for all the speakers, you’re only able to

Google Assistant could own 2018 with speakers, displays, headphones and auto integration

The Amazon Alexa platform might have been the undisputed star of CES 2017, but this year the Google Assistant is taking its own shot at

Google Home Max review: The best (and most expensive) smart speaker

The chances are almost 100% that everyone reading this has some way to access the Google Assistant. You might even have more than one Assistant

Android in 2017: the highs and the lows

Another 365 (and one-fourth) days have passed. Naysayers have again been proven wrong. Android is still going strong and the open source operating system is

Samsung The Frame 4K UHD Review

Our Verdict With The Frame, Samsung is targeting a very niche segment of the audience. But to that audience, this may be the only television

Technics Ottava f SC-C70 Review

Pros Contemporary form factor Audio upscaling of 16-bit sources Wide, musical soundstage Cons Unconvincing bass response Ineffectual Space Tune EQ CD playback can sound a

Sony XBR-X900E Review

The Good: The Sony XBR-X900E evinces excellent image quality, with deep black levels, accurate color, solid video processing and best-in-class high dynamic range performance. Its modern,

Marshall Woburn multi-room speaker review

OUR VERDICT Incredibly loud, and with an unmistakably iconic design, this skilled centrepiece wireless speaker balances Bluetooth, AirPlay, ChromeCast, Spotify Connect and multi-room. FOR Big

Marshall Acton multi-room speaker review

OUR VERDICT ChromeCast, AirPlay and Google Home are baked-in to this vintage-styled and thoroughly solid-sounding wireless, Bluetooth and multi-room-capable speaker, but its frequent drop-outs disappoint.

Sony LF-S50G Smart Speaker with Google Assistant review

OUR VERDICT In isolation, the Sony LF-S50G is a very good smart speaker. It’s great at picking up voice commands, sounds good and features a