entertainment

PCs are on the rise again after six years: here’s why

For years now, prophets of doom have been talking about the death of the PC. To some extent, they are right. The PC of old

Thomson LED Smart TV B9 Review

Our Verdict The Thomson TV has good viewing angles, decent sound and works for everyday TV viewing like news, TV shows and the occasional movie.

Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Review

Pros  Good screen  Well-priced  Excellent parental controls Cons  Only 32GB version available  Could be a little large for some children Key Features Review Price: £199.99/$266

Asus Chromebox 3 Review

Pros  Small and light  Strong connectivity  Simple operation Cons  Apps aren’t optimised  Niche  Limited storage Key Features Review Price: £250/$332 Intel Celeron 3865U 4GB DDR4

AAXA P6 Battery Powered Projector Review

The problem with portable televisions is simple. They’re either too small to be practical, or too bulky and fragile to really be portable. By contrast,

EasyTV Review: No-Fuss Digital TV for Everyone

We check out the EasyTV! While some people have been ditching their cable subscriptions for streaming services like Netflix, not everyone can adapt to this

Budget Entertainment Phone Showdown: Honor 7A vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Core

We compare two entertainment-centric budget phones! Both the newly launched Honor 7A and Samsung Galaxy J7 Core feature vibrant full view displays, long battery life,

Top 10 Waterproof Bluetooth Headphones of 2018

Here are our top picks for the best waterproof Bluetooth headphones that are entirely waterproof and deliver very good sound quality with long lasting battery

Sony Bravia A8F TV 55-inch Review

Our Verdict The Sony A8F is the A1 in a new form factor. The TV has fantastic picture quality and the sound is good too.

Acer V6810 Review

Pros  Remarkably cheap for a ‘4K’ projector  Pictures really look 4K in resolution  Strong colour performance Cons  Uninspiring black levels  Judder with 24p sources  Colour

2019 Honda Pilot and HR-V load up on safety and cabin tech

Honda has revealed the 2019 Pilot and 2019 HR-V, adding more tech and more active safety systems to one of its largest, and one of

iOS 12 Preview: What’s new in the latest iPhone and iPad update?

iOS 12 Preview: Release date and new features With the iOS 12 Public Beta now available for curious iOS users, we thought we’d test out

Oculus TV puts your VR entertainment under one roof – but it needs more

More services and social features are on the way Earlier this year, Facebook announced something called Oculus TV, a new entertainment platform for watching television

Amazon Fire TV Cube Review: Alexa, hide the remote

PROS Alexa makes a capable media navigator Setup is straightforward Still get many of Alexa’s other Skills Competitively priced CONS Not a fully-fledged Echo IR

AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house—and to your mobile devices, too

This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access. Designed for cord cutters, AirTV distributes broadcast

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus review : Garmin’s beast of an outdoor watch gets some welcome smart and sport upgrades

The Garmin Fenix 5X does everything – and then some. The range of sports tracking is exhaustive and the new pulse ox acclimator gives it

Top 10 Best In-Wall Speakers of 2018

Here are our top picks of the best in-wall speakers of 2018 that deliver really crisp sound performance and are perfect for home theater or

Sonos Beam is new $399 smart speakerbar

Sonos has revealed its latest speaker, the Sonos Beam, a smaller soundbar that wants to be both your music and your home entertaining speaker. Unveiled

Samsung HW-N450 soundbar review: A solid entry-level offering that’s ideal for Samsung TV owners

This value-laden sound bar delivers where it counts. The HW-N450 is a very good entry-level soundbar, especially for Samsung TV owners. Pros Thin profile with an

Dell Chromebook 5190 review: A solid choice for students and educators

The Dell Chromebook 5190 series is a robust and solid choice for an education environment. NAILED IT Robust build quality Super battery life Rugged for

2018 Mercedes-Benz S350d technology, drive review: Enter, royalty

Price: Rs. 1.32 crore; Powertrain: 2.9-litre in-line six-cylinder diesel, 286bhp/600Nm, 9-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic gearbox, 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive; Fuel economy: 9.1kmpl (obtained); Pros: Regal stance, Immense road presence, Impeccable

20 Best Bluetooth Speakers 2018: The best speakers tested and reviewed

In this review we take a look at the best Bluetooth speakers of 2018 for any budget that deliver really good sound performance, durability and

Mini Cooper S Hatch review: Small in stature, big in personality

Mini has refreshed the Hatch, the 3-door model that most closely resembles the British classic, loading the 2018 model with more tech, more premium features

Should I Wait for the PS5 or Buy a PS4 Pro Today?

Should I wait for the PS5 or buy a PS4 Pro today? This is a question that I hear from friends, family and coworkers and it’s something

2018 Nissan Patrol Ti-L Tow Test Review

Can the new Y62 Nissan Patrol take the towing crown from the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series? What we liked: • Performance • Relatively light on

Peugeot 208 GTi v Renault Clio RS 200 Cup 2018 Comparison

Renault takes on Peugeot in the battle of the best city-sized French hot hatch French flair The French have a strong reputation for hot hatches.

Nubia Z18 MINI 4G Phablet Review

A few years back, ZTE was all about a GSM and technological manufacturer and earned an unusual name for its self worldwide. But, in 2012

Best Laptops for Students 2018: 9 great-value laptops

Picking a laptop as a student is a pretty big deal. A lack of funds means the machine is likely going to become your primary

Joyroom P1 Ultrathin Earhook Bluetooth Earphone REVIEW

PROS Very cost-effective Lightweight and comfortable Secure when wearing CONS Generic packaging isn’t very protective Low-quality audio, especially on phone calls Instructions incomplete A creatively

Orbitsound E30 Review

Pros  Packed with extra features  Good sound quality  Looks smart Cons  Airsound causes some audio issues  No smart assistant support  Some rivals at the price