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Acer Predator Helios 500 hands on

Key Features Review Price: £1799/$1999 17.3-inch, 144Hz display with G-Sync Overclockable Intel 8th gen processors Intel Optane technology Backlit keyboard and trackpad Up to Nvidia

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 hand-on review: The first Chrome OS tablet

When is a Chromebook not a Chromebook? When it’s an Acer Chromebook Tab 10, that’s what. The world’s first Chrome OS-powered tablet takes its operating

OPPO F7 Youth Hands-on, Quick Review: Helio P60 in a Smaller Package

Here’s a Quick Look at the OPPO F7 Youth! We praised OPPO for the many improvements they made to their newest F series device, the

HTC U12 Plus first look: Playing it safe

Key Features Review Price: £699/$951 6-inch quad-HD+ LCD panel 3500mAh battery BoomSound audio Snapdragon 845 6GB RAM, 64GB storage HTC U12 Plus first look –

Samsung Galaxy A6+ (2018) Hands-on, Quick Review: Metal Mid-ranger

We go hands-on with the 2018 refresh of the Galaxy A6+! Samsung refreshed the A6 family of devices yesterday, which now consists of two phones.

2018 Razer Blade 15-inch Hands-on Review : First Look

Razer Blade 15-inch 2018: The thin laptop that’s packing a punch With its 15.6-inch screen and chunky form factor, the 2018 model of Razer’s Blade

2018 Mazda 2 GT automatic v Volkswagen Polo 85TSI Comfortline DSG

Not everyone wants the cheapest city car they can afford. To find out which small car is worth spending (relatively) big money on, we pitch

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) Hands-on Review : First Impressions – A Mix of Several Galaxy Models

We check out Samsung’s latest mid-range phone! While the focus with Samsung for the 1H of 2018 involved the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, the

OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 5T: Should you upgrade?

OnePlus 6 vs OnePlus 5 and 5T: Should you upgrade? At a launch event in London, OnePlus unveiled its flagship device for 2018. The OnePlus

OnePlus 6 Hands-on Review : A contender for phone of the year?

Key Features 6.2-inch FHD+ screen Snapdragon 845 6/8GB RAM 64/128/256GB storage 16MP + 20MP cameras w/ OIS 16MP front camera 3300 mAh battery, Dash Charge

Coros Pace Hands-on Review : First look – a Garmin lookalike made for triathletes

We go running and swimming with the sub-$300 GPS sports watch It’s hard to look outside of what Garmin, Polar and Suunto offer when it comes

Campfire Audio Comet Hands-on Review – Unboxing and initial impressions

Introduction After the recent fanfare around the launch of Campfire Audio’s first over-ear headphone (the Cascade), they have decided that one release in 2018 isn’t

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 hands-on review : First Impressions

ASUS Republic of Gamers has released quite a few pre-built gaming PC’s in the past, but today we get to take a look at a

ASUS TUF FX504 hands-on review : First impressions

When it comes to PC and laptops, ASUS is definitely known for their Republic of Gamers and Prime series of products, but the TUF marker

Gadgetverge Xtreme Bluetooth Speaker Unboxing, Initial Review: A Rugged speaker with a Few Tricks

A rugged wireless speaker worth considering? Bluetooth speakers have major competition these days: Aside from a plethora of brands and styles to choose from, each

Panasonic Lumix FT7 Hands-on, First look review : First impressions

Pros Features a built-in electronic viewfinder Waterproof to 31m (102ft) Introduces 4K Photo Modes Supports USB charging Cons Doesn’t shoot in the RAW format Small

New BMW X2 & Jaguar E-Pace vs Volvo XC40 Comparison

The BMW X2 and Jaguar E-Pace both look great and promise a sporty drive. But can they topple our reigning Family SUV of the Year,

Blackview A20 Hands-on Review : First Impressions

I think you’re wondering why on earth I’m talking to you about the Blackview A20 – a smartphone with an ancient quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM

TicPods Free preview: A first look at the would-be Apple AirPods killer

Key Features Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant support IPX5 water-resistant rating Bluetooth 4.2 (final release) White, blue, and red colour options Hands-on with the Mobvoi

Starmobile UP Xtreme Hands-On Review : First Impressions

Starmobile recently announced their newest entry-level budget smartphone that features a tough glass called XtremeScreen — the Starmobile UP Xtreme. Check out our hands-on, first impressions of

7 Things to Know About the May Nexus 5X Android 8.1 Update

The May Nexus 5X Android 8.1 Oreo update is here and Google’s new build delivers a batch of security enhancements. Google’s latest Android 8.1 Oreo

Alcatel A310 tablet first impressions

Tablets don’t launch as often as smartphones. The only tablet that gets an almost annual refresh is the iPad. We haven’t seen anything from Sony, Samsung

Asus Zenfone Max M1 Unboxing, Quick Review: Another Battery King Emerges

Let’s Unbox Another Battery King! When Asus launched the Zenfone 5, we thought we only saw three variants of their recent iteration of their Zenfone devices.

Smartron t.book Flex first impressions: A surprisingly impressive convertible

When the Smartron tbook Flex landed in the Digit test lab, there was a mixed set of reactions. There were some who felt that this

Bristol Sound & Vision 2018: AKG, Creek, EPOS, Rega, ELAC, Exposure, Audioquest, Focal, Wilson Benesch and Best in Show

In which I listen to two of my favourite headphones of the show, the AKG K812 and the Focal Clear, do a power demo and

Acoustica show 2018 impressions: some speakers are magic

The Acoustica Audio Show is an small audio show that Geoff Coleman of Acoustica has been putting on for the last 5 years. It attracts

LG G7 ThinQ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What’s the difference?

LG has announced the G7 ThinQ, its 2018 flagship smartphone that succeeds the LG G6 and takes from the LG V30S ThinQ that arrived more recently. The new device

Asus Vivobook X507 First Impressions

Asus India today hosted a joint event with Paytm Mall where they announced the new Vivobook X507, the company’s newest affordable laptop. The Vivobook X507

LG G7 ThinQ first look review – impressive, but is it a Galaxy S9 killer?

Key Features 6.1-inch, QHD+, IPS, 19.5:9 screen Snapdragon 845 CPU 4/6GB (market dependent) 64/128GB storage Dual sensor rear camera with 16-megapixel, 1.6 (OIS) 77 degree

Campfire Audio Cascade Review – Substance with style

Pros:  Solid metal construction, stellar bass, outstanding physical texture to the sound, big sound, musical but balanced tuning, emotive midrange, crisp treble Cons: Bass will be too