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Kodak Ektra review: Phone camera failings can’t revive those nostalgic Kodak moments

We all owe a lot to Kodak. The imaging company was the forerunner in colour film, but also a largely unsung hero in technological developments:

PLUME ADAPTIVE WI-FI REVIEW

HIGHS Dead-simple to use basic networking Intelligent monitoring takes away all configuration headaches Overcomes distance-based signal degradation Attractive and unobtrusive Pods don’t stand out LOWS

PARADIGM PW600 WIRELESS SPEAKER REVIEW

HIGHS Great sound, including rich and powerful bass Works with any Play-Fi speaker Sleek design ARC fine tunes sound to any room LOWS Finicky setup

Chromecast Audio review

THE GOOD: Google’s budget audio dongle pipes music to any stereo from the most popular streaming apps on your phone. It’s simple and works well,

Best Mac Apps

Buying a MacBook is like getting a ticket to a land of fantastic new software. In addition to all of the free apps that Apple

ViewSonic VP2468 Review

Introduction The ViewSonic VP2468 is a 24-inch LED monitor, with a 23.8-inch viewable screen. It offers Full HD resolution, and is factory calibrated to achieve

MICROSOFT SURFACE STUDIO REVIEW

HIGHS Beautiful design Simple, intuitive hinge The best PC touchscreen, ever Respectable performance, for an all-in-one Solid bundled peripherals LOWS Extremely slow hard drive Last-generation

Glyph Atom SSD review

THE GOOD: The Atom SSD is superfast and supports USB-C. The drive is compact, light and rugged and includes cables for both new and old

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Review (late-2016)

PROS DCI-P3 compatible Retina Display looks fantastic Graphics performance improved Touch Bar shows promise Thunderbolt 3 is fast and flexible Touch ID is convenient CONS

MacBook Pro vs. Surface Book : How 2016’s Models Compare

Apple and Microsoft revealed their latest visions for notebook computing, giving users a real choice for how they interact with their devices. While both offer

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) review

THE GOOD: Improved speed, graphics and battery life in a similar, crisp design. Detachable tablet comes included, as does the Surface Pen. Has USB ports

Astro A50 Review : The Ultimate Gaming Headset Just Got Better

THE GOOD Rich surround sound Extremely lightweight and cozy Modular components Useful base station Strong battery life THE BAD So-so microphone Companion app can be

PARROT DISCO REVIEW

HIGHS Only 1.6 pounds Smooth flight Little assembly and setup required Long flight time compared to quadcopters Durable design LOWS Can’t hover or pan sideways

Aiptek MobileCinema i70 review

PROS Portable Wireless connectivity Decent black levels CONS Not bright enough Low resolution Unsubtle performance Set up issues iOS 10 compatibility issues KEY FEATURES Built-in

Luxafor Flag Review

The Pros Lights up to show your work status; Easy to use The Cons Your colleagues may not obey it; Can’t move between devices Verdict

Best MacBook Pro Alternatives

The new MacBook Pro has some actual pros up in arms. With only two USB Type-C ports on the base model (four on the Touch

Neonode AirBar Review

The Pros Affordable; Accurate touch control; Chrome OS and Windows support The Cons Magnet setup can be tricky (and permanent); USB cable aligns only on

Logitech M330 Silent Plus review

PROS Extremely quiet Simple, clean design Good battery life CONS Expensive as an office mouse Lack of features and extra buttons Inconsistent tracking KEY FEATURES

QNAP TS-251A review

PROS Easy setup Loads of features and apps Fast file transfers CONS Expensive Low-quality video transcoding Sometimes buggy software KEY FEATURES Two-bay NAS 3.5in or

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 Review

Introduction The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ2000 (also known as the Panasonic FZ2500) is a super-zoom camera featuring a 20x zoom lens equivalent to a focal range

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2016) Review

The Pros Compact design; Very bright and colorful display; Improved butterfly keyboard; Excellent battery life; Impressive stereo speakers The Cons Not as fast as 7th-gen

New MacBook Pro 13 first look: Entry-level Touch Bar envy

After a long – some might say interminable – wait, Apple’s new MacBook Pro is here, and it’s proving to be controversial. Unveiled this week

Microsoft Surface Studio vs Apple iMac: What’s the difference?

If there’s one message we’re getting from companies, it’s that designing your own hardware and pairing it with your own software is the way to

New MacBook Pro hands-on

Somehow both familiar and fresh, the new MacBook Pro is more than the sum of its parts: there’s some witchcraft in here, too. I’ve spent

AmpliFi HD Router Review : Reliably Fill Your Home with Wi-Fi

THE GOOD Compact router Color touch screen Comes with plug-in mesh extenders Simple setup THE BAD Expensive No desktop admin software VERDICT It may not

Asus ZenBook 3 vs. Apple MacBook : Super Skinny Laptop Face-Off

It would be a mistake to write off the Asus ZenBook 3 as a MacBook clone, because it’s not. Sure, it’s really thin, like Apple’s

GARMIN VIRB ULTRA 30 REVIEW

HIGHS Intuitive and simple controls Comprehensive G-Metrix sensor data Built-in touchscreen YouTube live streaming via mobile app 3-axis electronic image stabilization LOWS 4K mode lacks

Arcam AVR850 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $6,000 AT A GLANCE Plus Outstanding seven-channel power from uncommon amp topology Dirac Live auto setup and room correction Winning remote handset Minus Lacks

Best USB Type-C Accessories and Cables

USB Type-C is the new standard connector for both charging and data on laptops, phones and tablets. While not every device has this powerful port yet,

Onkyo DP-X1 review

PROS Access to Google Play apps Feels bombproof Sounds spectacular MQA support Twin microSD slots offer huge storage potential CONS Rather large KEY FEATURES 4.7-inch