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Synology DS419slim NAS box review: A low-profile, power-saving media server for the smart home

You can populate this small NAS box with SSDs for low-power movie and music streaming. It even has the power to handle 4K video. Small

Your secondhand Nest Cam could be used to spy on you

A Facebook user has spotted a bug that allows ex-Google Nest owners to access footage from their sold devices on their Wink Hub accounts. A member

Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500 Wi-Fi turntable review: Stream your LPs to any room in your home

The ingenious Vinyl 500 gives you the best of both worlds: A traditional turntable that supports Yamaha’s MusicCast multi-room audio platform. Yamaha’s MusicCast Vinyl 500

Yamaha YAS-109 and YAS-209 TV sound bars have Alexa built-in

Yamaha has introduced two new home sound bars, the YAS-109 and YAS-209. Both models feature native Alexa voice control, enabling users to directly access Amazon’s

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar review : The future of 3D audio is here.

Home audio might be an old product category, but Sennheiser brought the home theater into the 21st century with its Ambeo Soundbar. For all intents

How to reset a Garmin watch

Different methods for rebooting your Forerunner, Fenix or other Garmin watch If you’re looking for a fresh start for your Garmin Forerunner, having problems with

BENQ W5700 4K HDR PROJECTOR REVIEW: FOR THE PREMIUM HOME THEATRE

The beauty of building a home theatre is that there is something available for every budget. You could spend about Rs 1,50,000 and get a

Samsung SmartThings V3 Review

One of the most frustrating things about building a smart home is finding a way to automate and control everything centrally. It’s a problem that

Harman Kardon Citation Towers wireless speakers review

Back in the late 1950s, Harman Kardon (which was then an American company) launched the Citation I and Citation II. A feature-laden preamplifier and valve-driven

Yamaha RX-A3080 Review

A Dolby Atmos DTS:X home cinema AV receiver with AI sound processing and 4k support What is the Yamaha RX-A3080? Yamaha has long pioneered the

Reolink Argus Eco review: This Plain Jane wireless outdoor security camera can run on solar power

All the essential features at an affordable price, with the option of charging its battery with a solar panel. With the Argus and Argus 2 indoor/outdoor security

Sony UBP-X1100ES 4K Blu-ray Player Review

The choice of the professionals What is the Sony UBP-X1100ES? The Sony UBP-X1100ES is the latest 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player from the company’s professional

Musical Fidelity M2si review

Great sound compensates for this amplifier’s comparative lack of features It would be easy to dismiss Musical Fidelity’s M2si on the grounds of features, or

Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you?

Blink or Arlo? That’s a question many will be asking, especially as Amazon Prime Day approaches, so we’ve created this guide to help you decided

Fujifilm GFX 100 review in progress

The Fujifilm GFX 100 is the 100 megapixel medium format camera the company had previously promised. It’s a dual-grip mirrorless camera that uses the GF lens

Best Sonos speaker 2019: Which Sonos should you buy?

Sonos’ multiroom audio system is a great way to get music playing everywhere in your home, but which speaker is right for you? Sonos has

Best A/V Receivers of 2019

Need something to quarterback your home theater? We got you. An audio/video (A/V) receiver is the quarterback of your home theater. It’s not just because

2019 BMW X6 M Review

It could be argued that the 2019 BMW X6 M Opens a New Window. is a triumph of engineering over common sense. For example, does

Samsung Galaxy Home speaker delayed, but no-one’s saying why

There’s something about smart speakers that seem to throw the world’s most dominant smartphone makers off their game a little bit. After Apple’s well-publicised HomePod

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 review: Stereo pairing sounds even sweeter

The original version of Wonderboom arrived with a bang: a compact Bluetooth speaker that offered great sound, could take a knock and was perfect for

Naim Mu-so 2 review : “Bigger, louder, more expensive – it just doesn’t look it”

“This new one looks exactly like the old one! Brilliant!” said no one, ever. And no one ever added, “it’s quite a lot more expensive

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Better than a classic or just overkill?

If there’s one device that everyone owns – or let’s say used to own, given the prevelance of the smartphone in recent years – then it’s an

Best 7.1 Home Theater Systems of 2019 : Lucky number seven.

The 5.1-channel surround audio system has been around for two decades now, and has become the absolute standard for home theaters. But if you go

Amazon’s big privacy push includes deleting Alexa recordings by voice

Amazon is enhancing its privacy features for Alexa, its smart assistant technology, making it easier to delete audio interactions in the face of growing user

Amazon Echo Spot vs. Lenovo Smart Clock

With the rise of smart displays in the house, we’ve seen the entrance of a curious new type of device: The smart alarm clock. These

Ring Video Doorbell tips and tricks: Become the ultimate Ring master

Ring is one of the stars of the smart home, with the Video Doorbell being one of those connected devices that everyone wants. The Ring

iHome iGV1 review: Google Assistant at your bedside

The iHome iGV1 is responsive and is easy to use for interacting with Google Assistant for getting information or interacting with your Google Home devices.

Best soundbars 2019: the best TV speakers you can buy

Raising the bar for TV audio If your TV looks great but sounds flat, what you need is a soundbar. The very best soundbars can

Six things the new AirPods (and all new wireless earbuds) should have

If you’ve been considering a pair of AirPods to cut to chord on your listening life, read on! While Apple’s popular wireless earbuds are easily

Alexa vs. Google Assistant vs. Siri: Why Google Wins

As if managing our interpersonal relationships weren’t already challenging enough, now we have to worry about talking to artificial people as well. But which is