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Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Review

Pros Excellent, even sharpness throughout Outstanding control of distortion Fast, silent AF Impressive OIS system Splash, dust and freeze-proof High quality construction Attractive bokeh Cons

2017 Holden Spark LT v Suzuki Ignis GLX comparison

The market’s smallest vehicles aren’t selling quite as well as they used to, but you can’t attribute this decline to any lack of quality on

Mazda MX-5 RF v Subaru BRZ comparison

Power up front, drive to the back, a stick-shift in the middle – it’s how nature intended sports cars to be. And these two purist

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 IS II USM Lens Review

Pros Excellent central sharpness Low flare Silent AF Excellent manufacturing quality Moisture and dust resistance Highly effective IS Cons A tad expensive Lower edge sharpness

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Review

Pros Superb optical qualities High quality construction Ergonomic design Very effective VR Cons High cost Lighter, better, more expensive than its predecessor, this new Nikon

Nikon PC Nikkor 19mm f/4 E ED Tilt Shift Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness High control of CA Low distortion Low flare Easy to focus manually Highly versatile Cons Very high price Whenever we look up

2015 – 2017 Yamaha XT250 Review

It seems like when God said “Let there be light,”Yamaha was already making the 250. Okay, maybe not thatlong ago, but it has been since

Focal Dôme Flax 5.1 Speaker System Review

PRICE $1,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Flax cone woofer Aluminum-magnesium inverted-dome tweeter Wall-hugging sub Minus Limited bass from sats THE VERDICT Unique driver materials, overall

2017 GMC Yukon Denali Review : All Truck, All Luxury, No Compromises

At a Cadillac event not too long ago, I mentioned our Buy This, Not That feature that pit the Cadillac Escalade against the GMC Yukon Denali

2017 Audi A4 Sedan: Can It Conquer the Competition?

In 1982, Audi stumbled upon a gold mine when it invited Sir John Hegarty over from Britain for a brainstorming session. While visiting the German automaker,

Why People Think Samsung Phones Aren’t as Hip as iPhones

Despite all their merits, Samsung flagships don’t seem to enjoy the same popularity as Apple’s iPhones. They’re pretty ubiquitous, of course. But many people think

Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 Review : Now with Wrist Rests

THE GOOD Comfortable keys New Yellow switches work well Pretty lighting Intuitive software THE BAD Expensive Very little new since the previous model VERDICT The

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum review

OUR VERDICT The Corsair K95 RGB Platinum is a stunner with the most RGB lighting ever, redesigned keys, convenient shortcuts, a comfy wrist rest and

BenQ TH530 review

PROS Great value Sharp, detailed pictures Plenty of brightness CONS Quite noticeable rainbow effect Runs a bit noisily Only one HDMI KEY FEATURES Single-chip DLP

Meike 6.5mm f/2.0 Fisheye Lens Review

Pros Sharp and crisp results Excellent flare resistance Very low CA Low price Cons Manual focus virtually impossible The fisheye lens is clearly alive and

2017 Infiniti QX50: Suburban Snoozer or Performance Bruiser?

The compact luxury crossover segment has become an oversaturated open air market, as wealthy buyers find themselves overwhelmed with options when shopping for the ideal upscale automobile. With selections ranging anywhere from

Fanatec CSL Elite review

PROS Very powerful force feedback Extremely smooth Excellent pedal board Versatile customisation CONS Plastic base housing Non-luxury wheel construction Wheel upgrades are expensive KEY FEATURES

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3060 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,200 AT A GLANCE Plus Nine amp channels, 11.2 (7.2.4) pre-outs Automated angle and height calibration Minus No Auro-3D THE VERDICT Yamaha’s new flagship

Holden Astra v Renault Megane v Subaru Impreza – Small hatchback comparison

The small car market is one of the busiest segments of the Australian automotive landscape, both in terms of sales and for new product – and

2017 Victory Octane Review

Victory uses its success in the power-cruisersector as a springboard into the burgeoning, performance-oriented American-made bike market. The Victory Octane leads the charge against opponents

Sony A6500 review

Good points Detailed 24 Megapixel stills. High quality uncropped 4k video, 1080 up to 120p, S-Log profiles. Built-in 5-axis stabilisation works with any lens. 4

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

2017 Subaru BRZ Review

The Subaru BRZ has been around since 2013 and has soldiered on unchanged. That is, until the 2017 model year updates have taken hold, bringing

Maserati Levante first drive: Taking the luxe offroad

When you think Maserati, you probably think if its thoroughbred Italian racing heritage, the glamour and slick sports car lines. It was perhaps totally fitting,

Samyang Premium MF 14mm f/2.4 Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness Very low CA Flare free Good handling Well made Smooth bokeh Cons Manual focus only No weather resistance Samyang are well established

Mini Countryman vs. BMW X1: Buy This, Not That

It’s a potential problem for any automaker, and frankly, the reason why this column exists. For companies with multiple brands, the bean counters, PR teams,

Samyang Premium MF 85mm f/1.2 Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness Very low CA Flare free Good handling Well made Smooth bokeh Cons Manual focus only No weather resistance Samyang are well established

Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2.0 Apo Sonnar T* Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness throughout No flare evident Apo chromatic Weather resistance Electronic control of aperture Beautiful bokeh Excellent ergonomics Cons Manual focus only Very high

Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness No flare evident Virtually no CA Weather resistance Filter use possible Electronic control of aperture Nice bokeh Excellent ergonomics More compact than