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Focal Spark Wireless in-ear headphone review: Audiophile sound at a budget price

The French manufacturer’s in-ear-headphones will bathe you in intoxicating audiophile sound and a smart set of accessories without breaking your budget. And they won’t fall

Best Bluetooth Speakers 2017

There’s a Bluetooth speaker for just about every person, from those who want only the best sound, to outdoor adventurers and bass heads. After testing

E3 2017: All the biggest VR news and games from the show

Fallout 4, Xbox One X, PS VR and more E3 2017 is upon us, and once again virtual reality is a hot topic of the

Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook Review

Pros / Survives drops from 2.4 feet; Decent performance for the price Cons / Shallow keyboard; Below average battery life Verdict / The Flex 11

Top 10 Best Portable PA Systems of 2017

In this review we feature the top 10 best portable PA systems that are super portable and deliver high quality music reproduction with crystal clear

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

Apple HomePod hands on

According to Apple, the iPod reinvented portable music and the Apple HomePod aims to do the same with our music at home. You can choose

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).

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit

How Much RAM Do You Really Need?

“How much RAM do I need?” It’s one of the most frequent questions asked by anyone buying or upgrading a PC, and while there are

HTC U11 Review: You won’t buy this, but you should

PROS Beautiful design Swift, smooth performance Excellent camera Battery life impresses CONS Only in Sprint stores No headphone jack Wireless charging is MIA HTC learned

Toyota Yaris v Mazda 2 comparison

Light cars are a strange category in Australia. While sales are on the nose, buyers still flock to this segment in the hunt for a

Nest Cam IQ intros lossless zoom and facial recognition: Hands-on

Nest has a new home security camera, the Nest Cam IQ, and it’s promising to be the smartest, sleekest, and yes, most expensive model in

The Cortana smart home: Your need to know on Microsoft’s AI assistant

You could be chatting to Microsoft’s AI assistant in your home by the end of the year You can already talk to Cortana, Microsoft’s digital,

Ninety7 Vaux Review: Echo Dot speaker-battery cuts Alexa’s cord

PROS Affordable upgrade for Echo Dot owners Better microphone performance than Amazon Tap Volume gets loud CONS 5-6 hour battery life is only average Audio

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

HTC U11: Everything you need to know

While you were probably sleeping, HTC took the covers off the new HTC U11. The company’s latest flagship Android smartphone borrows the style of the

4 Ways Microsoft Plans to Win the Future

Moving far beyond Windows on the desktop, Microsoft wants to provide the platform for all of your devices, from handsets to headsets. At its recent

HTC U11 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES 5.5-inch quad-HD display Snapgradon 835 / 4GB RAM 64GB storage / microSD ANC USB-C earbuds included No headphone jack 12MP camera w/ OIS

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot vs Echo Look vs Echo Show: What’s the difference?

The original Amazon Echo lineup of tiered-speaker heights reminded us of Starbucks coffee sizes (grande, venti, and trenta), but now, it’s added a two more

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

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa (2017) review

Verdict A sophisticated way to get smart functionality to your TV, with easy-to-use voice control For Alexa voice control Responsive UI Multiple streaming services Price

Toyota Prius Prime: 10 Things to Know About the First Sensible Plug-in

Everyone who drives an electric vehicle immediately notices two things: the acceleration and the fuel economy. Driving an EV means instant power from a stoplight, and

V-Moda Remix Review: The Sexiest Bluetooth Speaker Out There

THE GOOD Loud, balanced audio with booming bass Stunning design Lots of customization option Daisy-chain multiple speakers Integrated headphone amp THE BAD A bit expensive

CoWatch review : The first Alexa smartwatch is let down by some niggling software issues

While the CoWatch does bring some interesting ideas to the smartwatch table and shows plenty of potential, ultimately it doesn’t mask the niggling issues that

And finally : Alphabet’s Verily shows off health-focused Study Watch

It’s been a strange week. Huawei’s CEO revealed that he’s not a big fan of smartwatches despite just launching the Huawei Watch 2. Then we

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

JBL Flip 4 review

THE GOOD: The JBL Flip 4 offers significant improvements over the Flip 3, including better sound and battery life, as well as full waterproofing. It

Singlecue Gen 2 review

THE GOOD: Using the Gen 2 Singlecue feels really cool, and the gesture tracking works well most of the time. THE BAD: The menu system

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40/$60

Since Amazon launched its own media streaming device, it has successfully refreshed the main set-top-box, adding faster processing, better remote access, 4K Ultra HD support