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2017 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Cadillac Escalade’s powerful V8 powertrain boasts excellent torque and smoothness, but also makes liberal use of cylinder deactivation to save fuel. The

2017 Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet Review

Leave it to Mercedes-Maybach to come up with something like this. Ostentatious doesn’t even begin to describe the marriage of excess off-road capability with luxury.

Analogue Nt Mini Review

Trying to play an NES cartridge on Nintendo’s original, 30-year-old hardware can be an exercise in frustration. The console’s ancient composite cables offer terrible image

Kia Rio (2017) review: All about connectivity

The new Kia Rio features support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with a range of safety features from autonomous emergency breaking to

Logitech Harmony Elite Review

THE GOOD Easy setup Intuitive interface Dedicated smart home buttons Works with huge number of devices THE BAD Heavier than previous version VERDICT If you

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

Dell XPS 27 (2017) review

THE GOOD: The XPS 27 (2017) has a terrific audio system, especially for an all-in-one, and a display with excellent color reproduction. THE BAD: The

Holden Colorado LTZ v Toyota HiLux SR5 comparison

I’m sure that deep inside a fortune cookie somewhere is a pseudo-cryptic message that suggests being first doesn’t immediately equate with being the best. Take

2017 Lincoln Continental Review: Luxury From an Alternate Future

Five billion dollars. That’s how much Ford has committed to transforming its moribund Lincoln division into The Lincoln Motor Company. Now, I’ve never run a car

Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX: Buy This, Not That

For a while there, it looked like Honda was losing the plot. The last-generation Civic got off to a rocky start, the Accord has been

2017 Lotus Exige Sport 380 Review

Lotus was undergoing a bit a crises when its current CEO, Jean-Marc Gales, came onboard in 2014. But after spending nearly forty years in the

Virgin TellyTablet Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES 1920×1080 resolution 32GB storage (expandable by micro SD) Two USB ports Battery life up to eight hours Four speakers Kick stand 14-inch screen

Amazon Fire TV review

PROS Puts video, apps and game content at the fore Slim and sleek design Simple UI Faster CPU and enhanced graphics CONS Software buggy and

GPD WIN Review: Mobile Windows 10 for gaming

PROS Full Windows 10 PC in your pocket QWERTY keyboard, mouse joystick for on-the-go computing Decent CPU and RAM for most computing needs Full-sized USB

Review: Logitech Z337 Bold Sound with Bluetooth 2.1 Speaker System

Consumers have two primary options for high-quality home audio: sound bars and surround sound speaker systems. Sound bars have their place, but tend to be

2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA HYBRID FIRST DRIVE

When Chrysler re-invented the minivan back in 1984, they hit on a formula that answered the needs of families – an affordable vehicle that could

NINTENDO NES CLASSIC EDITION REVIEW

HIGHS Great recreation of the NES experience Amazing value Access to lots of classic games without an expensive console Easy to use CRT mode adds

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited v Volkswagen Touareg 150TDI comparison

When it comes to SUVs, two names that have featured prominently in the segment’s expansion are Volkswagen Touareg and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both names embody

The New Nissan Pathfinder: Everything You Need to Know

They say that competition breeds results, and as automakers work to keep up with the steady onslaught of SUV sales, Nissan shows that it’s ready to do battle. The

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review: Hitting the road in Hyundai’s happy hybrid

The Hyundai Ioniq spans Hyundai’s eco ambitions, offering hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid options, all based on the same overall car design. The idea is

PS4 vs Xbox One : New versions of both consoles on the way

WHICH CONSOLE SHOULD I BUY – PS4 VS XBOX ONE? E3 2016 brought us incredible announcements from both Microsoft and the Xbox One and Sony

TiVo Bolt Unified Entertainment System Review

    PRICE $300 (500 GB), $400 (1 TB)AT A GLANCE Plus One-touch leapfrogging of any size commercial block Four tuners Can play shows 30

2016 Ford Fusion Energi Review : Green Without the Compromises

Plug-in car drivers have always had concerns about range, style, comfort, and performance when trying to go green. You don’t have those problems in the

Kia Sedona SXL Review : Yeah, it’s a Minivan. So What?

Sometimes time has a strange way of reminding you where you are in life. I turned 30 the other week, and by choice (and a

Ruark Audio R7 Mk2 review

PROS Incredible sound All the connections you could need Luxurious build Retro-chic styling Optional TV mount Classy remote CONS Not cheap KEY FEATURES CD player;

Sky Q Preview : Sky’s 4K box has potential

Sky Q release date: Early 2016 2015 has been a great year for TV fans, with key players, including BT, Amazon and even Nvidia, launching

2015 Chevrolet Colorado LT Crew Cab 4WD vs. 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road Double Cab 4×4 – Comparison Tests

From Tacorado to Eternity: The Tacoma and the Colorado do battle all the way from Tacoma to Colorado. It’s an on-the-nose, obvious, literal, and okay,

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro review

Pros QHD screen Solid performance Great sound quality Good battery Adjustable stand Cons Out-of-date software Heavy Key Features: In-built projector; Intel Atom processor; Adjustable stand;

TiVo Bolt (1TB) review: getting smaller and faster has a price

TiVo has been in the DVR game for the better part of two decades, and even in the slow-paced TV world, that’s enough time to

Arcam FMJ AVR450 review

Verdict A great amp with some notable musical skills, but it loses a star compared with its better-performing, better-specified rivals For Delicate, likeable character Detailed,