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Mercedes-Benz E220d All Terrain v Volvo V90 Cross Country comparison

If you’re anything like me, you think SUVs are purpose-built to define drivers as kid-ferrying lemmings. Why can’t you have the ability to haul kids,

Google Home and Chromecast vs. Amazon Echo and Fire TV: Which is the best hands-free TV experience?

Watching TV no longer requires a remote–at least in certain circumstances. Let’s be honest: Reaching for the remote while watching TV isn’t a major inconvenience.

22 Best Bluetooth Headsets to Buy in 2017

In this review we compare the best Bluetooth headsets of 2017 that deliver superb music performance and call quality, and are now selling at very

Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast soundbar review: A perfect addition to any MusicCast setup

You’ll love this soundbar if you use the MusicCast app and have other MusicCast speakers. It’s slightly less compelling when judged soley as a soundbar.

And finally: Samsung Gear Sport pops up at FCC and more

Looks like we know what Samsung will be releasing on August 23 Welcome to And Finally, our weekly round-up of rumours and rumblings from around

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Which Android flagship is best?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs HTC U11: Does HTC’s latest flagship have what it takes to topple the fantastic Galaxy S8 and big sibling the Galaxy

How to use your fitness tracker to actually get fit : Turn your tech trinket into habit changer

Fitness trackers are like gym memberships. When they’re all shiny and new, it’s easy to think they’re going to change our lives and help us wave

iHome iAVS1 Bedside Speaker Review: Don’t Make Time for This Echo Clock

THE GOOD Works with first- and second-generation Echo Dots Includes a USB port for charging a phone THE BAD Battery backup is not for Echo

Best wireless speakers for 2017: These are our 14 favourite Bluetooth speakers

The latest Bluetooth speakers deliver great sound quality and pack bags of features. Here’s a guide to choosing the best for you. For those of

Amazon Echo Show vs Amazon Echo: The battle of the Alexa-powered flagships

It’s time for show or tell For a long while, Amazon Echo speakers were just that – speakers. All you could do with Alexa is

Living with the Martian mVoice Watch Review : Putting Alexa on your wrist

What’s it like taking Alexa everywhere? I’m a big fan of Alexa on Amazon’s Echo devices. She’s proved abundantly useful in my daily life, from quickly giving

Netgear Arlo Go Review: Roaming Free with 4G

THE GOOD Cellular connection works without Wi-Fi Terrific video quality Intelligent, easy-to-use software Flexible scheduling and modes Geofencing turns camera on/off according to your phone’s

The Top 20 Best Wireless Speakers of 2017

Here are our top picks for the best wireless speakers that deliver superb sound performance, long lasting battery life and high quality wireless music streaming.

8 Cheap PC Headsets (Under $35) Ranked Best to Worst

Whether you’re taking an important business meeting or Skyping with a friend, your laptop’s integrated mic won’t give you great sound. But who wants to

LG Smart Security Wireless Camera review: DIY security backed by ADT professional monitoring

This all-in-one home monitor increases security with an extra set of eyes. The LG Smart Security camera is a great option for those who want

iHome iAVS1 Bedside Stereo Speaker for Echo Dot Review

PROS Easy to setup Second USB port for charging a phone Alexa is louder CONS Audio quality isn’t a huge step up Expensive Black version

Netgear Arlo review: Keeping a close eye on home

The inevitable deluge of smart home devices has covered three main categories: lighting, heating and home cameras. Whether you’re looking for a security system, or just a

HTC U11 Alexa hands-on: What works and what needs work

This past week we’ve had some time with the HTC U11’s newest feature boost: HTC Alexa onboard. That’s Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant, but placed on

Element EL4KAMZ17 series (Amazon Fire TV Edition) review

The Good: The Element Fire TV with Alexa delivers better built-in voice controls than any TV available, including search, playback control and smart-home command. It

5 things you need to know about the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn

What is there to say about a car like the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn, an ultra-luxury convertible whose price tag can easily approach a half-million dollars?

Nest vs Hive: Which is the best smart thermostat?

NEST VS HIVE – WHICH SMART THERMOSTAT SHOULD YOU BUY? Nest and Hive are the two most high-profile smart thermostats for anyone looking to heat

Amazon Echo: First 7 things you should do to get Alexa started

Your Amazon Echo has just arrived and you might have glanced at the quick-start guide, but beyond the basic setup, do you know what Alexa

Mercedes-AMG GT R vs Porsche 911 GT3 twin test review (2017)

Autobahn! At last, the speed limit lifts, from 80 to 100 to 120km/h to unlimited. But it takes another 60 clicks for the traffic to

MacOS High Sierra Preview: All the best new features tested

Apple’s commitment to running out free annual updates to its desktop operating system is to be commended. It’s kept macOS looking fresh, ensuring that most

Awair Air Quality Monitor review

PROS Useful LED display Looks great Responds quickly to changes in the air CONS Navigating history is a bit clunky Some tips feel more like

The Top 10 Best Bluetooth Earbuds of 2017

In this review we feature the top 10 best Bluetooth earbuds that deliver high quality Bluetooth audio and long lasting battery life for hands free

Honor 9 Review: Watch out, OnePlus

THE GOOD Great battery life Smooth performer Compact and shiny Smart software THE BAD Fragile back Jittery video Our Honor 9 review takes an in-depth

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

The Amazon Dash Wand won’t solve your pantry problems just yet, but it’s a cool device at a killer price. Pros Compact, refrigerator-friendly design. The

Acer Smart Air Quality Monitor review

PROS Large range of sensors Responds quickly to changes in the air CONS App can be slow to connect Default beeping option is annoying KEY

Amazon Echo vs Show vs Dot vs Tap: which is best smart home speaker for you?

Honestly, not everyone needs an Amazon Echo. Sure, it’d be nice. But most of us don’t have $179 (£150, around AU$230) burning a hole in