impressions

The funniest reactions to the Samsung Galaxy Fold and its… issues

Almost two months after its unveiling, Samsung has finally started letting people play with the Galaxy Fold, its first folding phone. And it isn’t going well. Early impressions were

Huawei Freebuds Lite Hands-On Review: First Impressions

The Huawei P30 series launched in the country a few days ago, and along with it are two accessories — the Huawei Watch GT and

IMR Acoustics R1 Zenith Review – Part 1 (initial impressions and unboxing)

Introduction and acknowledgement The R1 Zenith is the sophomore outing from UK based IEM manufacturer IMR Acoustics, following on from their well received R1 model.

Hands on: Acer ConceptD 9 Review

Acer gets arty to give the Microsoft Surface Studio a flippin’ headache First Impressions The Acer ConceptD 9 is a fascinating proposition for professional creatives,

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker hand-on review: Functional design, great sound

Sonos and Ikea recently revealed two products from their collaborative project – Symfonisk – in the form of a Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker and a

Samsung Galaxy A80 hand-on review: Will the automatic rotating camera turn your head?

Samsung has refreshed its Galaxy A series and top of the range is the Galaxy A80 with an automatic rotating camera and sliding mechanism. It’s

3 Things I Love About Microsoft’s New Edge Browser

Microsoft launched yesterday a Developer build for its much-anticipated Chromium-based Edge browser. I trialed the preview version and came away impressed by how refined the

Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera at NAB 2019

Newsshooter tested the new Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera at NAB 2019 event. It was an early prototype test and their first impressions can

Hands on: Philips Momentum 326M6VJRMB Review

The Philips Momentum 326M6V is a 32-inch monitor aimed primarily at console gamers. Borrowing some of Philip’s trademark Ambiglow flair, the Momentum features a strip

Hands on: Panasonic Lumix G90 Review

Is this mid-range Micro Four Thirds marvel shaping up to be the best all-rounder for travel vloggers and photographers? First Impressions The G90 is in

VIVO V15 Hands-On Review : First Impressions

VIVO recently launched its newest contenders for the premium mid-range segment — the V15 series. We’ve already taken the V15 Pro for a full spin,

Xiaomi Redmi Go first impressions: Smartphone made for feature phone users

As far as Android Go devices go, the Redmi Go is perfectly packed with features. With a lower price, it might just be able to

Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

I just climbed out of the Tesla Model Y, and if first-impressions are anything to go by, Elon Musk’s newest EV hasn’t strayed far from

Redmi Note 7 Pro camera tested: Initial impressions of the 48MP camera

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is one of the most exciting mid-range smartphones to launch in a long time. With everything that the smartphone offers,

Lagonda is tearing up car lore and I’m fascinated

It felt almost illicit when I did it. Waiting for the scrum of automotive media to clear a gap within the clamshell door embrace of

OPPO F11 Pro hands-on: The Perfume Bottle

The OPPO F11 Pro has a 6.52-inch display with no notch, no camera hole, and a bare minimum bezel around all its edges. This smartphone

The Honda e Prototype is even cuter in person

I knew the Honda e Prototype was going to be charming, but nothing quite prepared me for just how adorable the all-electric city car concept

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8SG review (2019 model – i7-8750H, RTX 2080 Max-Q)

Derek’s normally the go-to guy for MSI laptops around here, but this time around I’ve spent a few days with the 2019 update of the

Tivoli Audio Fonico review: These true wireless earphones are inexpensive, but they’re not a great value

Audio performance isn’t the problem, it’s a host of other little things. My experiences with past Tivoli products led to high expectations for its Fonico

Ricoh Theta Z1 hands-on: A 360 camera with new focus

Ricoh has a new 360-degree camera, the Theta Z1, the new flagship of its range and promising significant improvements in image quality and usability. It

Sony Alpha A6400 Hands-on Review : First Impressions

We got to have a quick hands-on with Sony’s A6400 and 18-135mm lens during a spot of clay pigeon shooting – as you do when

Redmi Note 7 Pro First Impressions: A ‘Note’worthy attempt to change the mid-range smartphone game

Coming back from one of the most anticipated smartphone launches in the first half of 2019, I couldn’t help but feel the smartphone industry has

Hands-on with the Sony 135mm F1.8 GM

A relatively lightweight lens for portraiture, weddings, sports Sony has just announced the FE 135mm F1.8 G Master (GM) lens, its 9th GM lens and

Samsung Galaxy M30 first impressions: Triple-cameras come to the mid-range segment

Even while Samsung’s global team is busy with showcasing the flagship Galaxy S10 lineup and the futuristic Galaxy Fold, Samsung India is busy fighting it

Galaxy S10+ sold early and first impressions are up

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy S10 trio and while pre-orders have already started, most expected to get their device within the first week of

Q Acoustics’ Concept 300, first impressions: These speakers make a bold statement

The out-of-this-world tripods they rest on render them more like tower speakers than bookshelf models. Buckminster Fuller is not a name that comes to mind

Lenovo Legion Y740 first look: Black box performer with RTX 2080 and 144Hz FHD display

The Lenovo Legion Y740 is a gaming laptop that will be available in 15-inch and 17-inch versions. Both will feature Nvidia 20 Series GPU options,

Jabra Elite 45e Hands-on Review : First Impressions

The bluetooth in-ear headphones space offers many choices for consumers, from proprietary products such as Apple’s AirPods, to something like the Jabra Elite 45e. It’s an

Top Five reviews of 2018

It’s always great to look back at the reviews crafted by our talented road test team and admire the fact that you too, dear reader,

Top five news stories of 2018

Promise of a new Japanese performance hero resonates most with readers If it’s big, powerful or has a tray, it is generally of interest to