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Optoma GT1080Darbee review

PROS Good picture quality for games and films Decent value for what it offers Darbee processing works well without adding much gaming lag CONS Dynamic

Master & Dynamic MA770 hands on

When we reported on Master & Dynamic’s entry into the world of ultra-premium wireless speakers back in April, we were intrigued most of all by

Apple AirPlay 2 – everything you need to know

Apple’s AirPlay 2 is the company’s big move into multi-room, supported by some big-name brands. But how does it work, and do you need to

Yamaha RX-V483 review

The Good: The Yamaha RX-V483 offers excellent performance for the money with both music and movies. Multiroom music and Bluetooth adds playback flexibility. Build quality

LG SJ9 review

What do we mean by “high quality”? Unless we’re talking about skyscrapers or basketball players, whether something is good or bad isn’t usually isn’t related

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

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

LG SJ8 review

PROS Slim soundbar and compact sub Lively, engaging sound with muscular bass Easy to use multiroom app Generous features CONS Could be more detailed and

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers

Apple has unveiled the new Apple HomePod, its play into the smart speaker space that’s coming later this year for $349 (about £270 or AU$460).

Tablo Dual OTA DVR review: Less clutter at a cost

Built-in storage makes the Tablo Dual simpler to setup, but you might still be better off with the old model. Pros Easy to set up

Daydream: Everything you need to know about Google’s VR platform

The essential guide to all things Daydream Since its first announcement at the tenth Google I/O, it’s been clear that Google has wanted to push

Sony XE93 4K TV review: Latest picture tech unlocks HDR thrills

The first new Sony TV for 2017, the 55-inch XE9305, sets a seriously high-tech tone. Leading the way is the second-generation of Sony’s Slim Backlight Drive

Sony HT-ST5000 review

Verdict This Sony delivers an accomplished Atmos sound that sends the competition hiding For Excellent integration Weighty bass Fine detail Chromecast compatible Against Remote could

Hulu Live TV Review: The promise of good things to come

Hulu has finally launched its own live TV product, following in the footsteps of competitors like DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and most recently,

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – which is better?

Two internet giants are competing to be at the heart of everything you do – from playing music, online shopping and searching the web to

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