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Top 20 Best Surround Sound Speakers of 2017

In this review we feature our top picks for the best surround sound speakers that deliver very crisp home theater-like sound performance at a value

Lenovo ThinkPad L570

Pros Fairly rigid Excellent input devices Wide range of I/O The screen doesn’t use PWM above 60 cd/m2 Outstanding battery life Cons Subpar TN display

Acer Spin 7 (SP714-51) review 2017 – ultra-thin and stylish laptop with an amazing display

Pros Good build quality Touch screen rotating at 360 degrees The display covers 91% of sRGB/ITU-R BT.709 The panel doesn’t use PWM for regulating screen brightness

How to Build Your First Home Theater From Nothing

Setting up a proper home theater doesn’t have to be terribly expensive or complicated. If you’re still watching TV on a tiny screen and crappy

How to Place Your Speakers to Maximize Your Home Theater Experience

Whether you are setting up your computer speakers or a complex home theater bundle, understanding the art and science of speaker channels and placement is

Ricoh WG-50 Review

Pros Waterproof to 14m Shock and drop-proof Impressive macro mode 6 LEDs for macro shooting HDR mode built-in Cons Red LED light flashes every time

HP EliteBook 850 G4 review – HP’s surprisingly expensive business solution

Pros Decent build Thin and light Excellent input devices The screen doesn’t use PWM above 100 cd/m2 (30%) Extra long battery life Cons Pricey Uses

HP Z2 Mini G3 Review: A Mighty Mini Workstation

THE GOOD Workstation-class performance in a compact design Easy access to internals Several mounting options THE BAD Port selection varies by configuration No Thunderbolt 3

JBL Cinema SB 250 soundbar review: A great speaker for the cinema lover on a budget

Stylish looks and great bass performance, however, can’t completely mask this sound bar’s other sonic shortcomings. The stylish-looking Cinema SB 250’s Spartan features and exceptional

Best 4K Cameras You Can Buy In 2017

In recent years, a number of digital cameras have offered the ability to record high-resolution 4K video which brings many benefits to both photographers and

Acer Predator Helios 300 (17-inch, PH317-51) review – distant from its smaller sibling, yet so alike

Pros Fairly portable (thinner and lighter than the competition) Decent keyboard and touchpad Good IPS panel with wide sRGB coverage and high maximum brightness Good

ASUS ZenBook UX410UQ review – ZenBook’s speciality – power, portability, reasonable pricing

Pros Premium and solid build Light and portable (14-inch notebook in a typical 13-inch form factor with thin bezels and profile) Decent keyboard, good touchpad

Hyperkin Retron HD review

PROS Attractive design Plays original NES carts Bundled controller is excellent CONS Some inaccuracies in games No power supply in the box HDMI output could

HP Omen 17 (mid-2017, GTX 1070) review – the new Omen proves that OEMs sometimes pay attention to what users want

Pros Fairly sturdy construction and refreshing design Good input devices (improved keyboard and much better touchpad) Excellent IPS panel with G-Sync and 120Hz refresh rate

HP Stream 11 (2017) Review

The Pros Excellent speaker; Solid performance; Attractive design The Cons Washed-out screen; Warm temps; Sharp front lip Verdict Petite yet powerful, the HP Stream 11

Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14 Review

The Pros Classy design; Best 14-inch display; Quality keyboard The Cons Quiet speakers; Short battery life; Body flexes Verdict For under $200, the Lenovo IdeaPad

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E470 review – a classic ThinkPad in a 14-inch form factor

Pros Decent build Excellent keyboard and touchpad Slightly above average browsing battery runtime An IPS panel suitable for more than just office work No PWM

What Is 4K TV?

The biggest trend in TVs today is 4K, also known as ultra HD. It’s the latest bid to improve the sharpness and detail of big

ASUS ROG Strix GL502VS vs Acer Predator 15 (G9-593) – choosing from the best

Today we want to provide you with a detailed comparison of two great gaming notebooks. Both models were released at the end of last year and

Lenovo Ideapad V510 review – so many features, the price can’t handle it

Pros Decent build Fingerprint reader Excellent value IPS display Supports M.2 SATA SSDs Cons Slightly below average battery runtime Limited availability worldwide The screen uses

Acer Aspire V 17 Nitro Black Edition (VN7-793G) review – an upgrade that ranks it in the high-end spectrum

Pros Good design and build quality Nice touchpad and keyboard Fairly portable for a high-performance 17-inch laptop Outstanding display quality suitable for color-sensitive work The

Dell Vostro 15 3568 review – cheap Intel Core (Kaby Lake)-powered notebook with some trade-offs

Pros Considerably low price for a Core i5-7200U-powered laptop The touchpad seems nice Oustanding battery life The display is brighter than we expected (235 cd/m2)

What Is Sling TV? Everything You Need to Know

Cord cutting — ditching cable or satellite TV for online video — appeals to many people who are fed up with high pay-TV bills. Despite

Alienware 17 R4 (QHD, 120Hz variant) review – one of the best out of the box gaming experience you can get right now

Pros Clean and sophisticated design Impeccable build quality Good keyboard and touchpad experience Supports two M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs Impressive display with excellent image quality,

ASUS ROG Strix GL553VE review – do the extra features justify the higher price?

Pros Excellent keyboard Improved battery life over the last generation The cooling system keeps the surface temperatures extremely low during load Supports M.2 PCIe NVMe

Iogear HDMI Over Powerline Pro Kit review : HDMI video over your home’s power wiring? It comes with compromises

Pros Easy setup, works up to 984 feet away Supports video resolutions up to 1080p HD at 60fps IR blaster for remote control over connected

Acer Predator 17X (GX-792, GTX 1080) review – 4K gaming on a laptop finally worth it?

Pros Excellent build quality Good customizable RGB LED keyboard and touchpad Supports up to three M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs (2x 2280 1x 22110) Uncompromising desktop-grade

Lenovo Legion Y520 (GTX 1050 Ti) review – the Y-series are finally on the right track

Pros Impeccable build quality and refreshing aesthetics Lighter than its predecessor Excellent keyboard and touchpad experience Despite its drawbacks, the IPS screen provides good image

Samsung Chromebook Pro review

THE GOOD: A very long list of features for the price, including a QHD touch display, hybrid hinge and included stylus. Adding support for the

Acer Predator 17 (G5-793) review – hefty but solid as always

Pros Excellent build quality Good input devices Excellent pre-calibrated IPS panel with 75Hz refresh rate and G-Sync support The display doesn’t use PWM Outstanding cooling