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Sky Soundbox hands-on review

Sky Soundbox hands-on: A solid bit of kit that seems a no-brainer Sky Q customers The Soundbox is the super-swish result of Sky’s collaboration with

Bowers & Wilkins 704 S2 loudspeaker review: These floor-standers sound as exquisite as they look

You don’t need anything more for critical listening, but you’ll want to pair them with a subwoofer—at least—for home theater use. B&W’s 704 S2 are

TCL Roku TV 55P607 Review: Expanded Color Gives This TV an Edge

THE GOOD 4K HDR support Easy-to-follow smart Roku interface Advanced remote control with headphone jack THE BAD Mediocre audio Occasional exaggerated colors and brightness VERDICT

6 Cheap TVs (Under $250) Ranked Best to Worst

Best TVs Under $250 The TV industry may be abuzz with 4K resolution, wall-filling panels, and fancy features, but for a lot of people there’s

Acer V7850 review

PROS Compact design Highly detailed images Low operating noise CONS Doesn’t do deep black Struggles to deliver ultra-fine 4K detail Not HLG HDR/Dolby Vision compatible

Panasonic TX-55EZ952 review

OUR VERDICT With excellent image fidelity and comprehensive smart TV platform, the EZ952 is a premium UHD TV that’s easy to lust over. FOR Superb

2017 CSC Motorcycles RZ3 Review

The California Scooter Company, in cooperation with the Zongshen Industrial Group, is looking to expand its lineup of imported rides with the addition of the

Loewe Bild 7.65 review

PROS Stunning picture quality Beautiful motorised design Spectacular sound CONS Limited smart features (for now, anyway) Occasional noise in background areas Expensive versus OLED rivals

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Sony KD-49XE9005 review

How long does it take your brain to process an image? No, it’s faster than that – it’s around 13 milliseconds. In the time it

2015 – 2017 MV Agusta Brutale 1090 RR Review

Meccanica Verghera Agustaquickly made its mark on the motorcycle-racing world back in 1945 when it started producing motorcycles in post-war Italy. Legend has it that

Phase Technology dARTS DFS-660-T Speaker System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Audyssey MultEQ XT Pro room equalization Variable-axis soft-dome tweeters on surrounds All speakers are biamped or triamped Minus Expensive Status LEDs

2016 – 2017 Yamaha XSR900 Review

New-from-2016 in Yamaha’s sport heritage stable, we have the XSR900. Influenced by the classic “XS” series from the ’70s and ’80s, the XSR shows its

LG 65W7 Wallpaper 4K OLED TV Hands-on Review

The wallpaper TV has arrived What is the LG W7? The W7 Ultra HD 4K OLED TV is the latest addition to LG’s range of

JBL Cinema SB 450 review

THE GOOD: The JBL Cinema SB 450 offers home theater thrills in a stylish package. The sizable subwoofer is capable of providing meaty bass. The

Oppo UDP-203 vs Panasonic DMP-UB900 – which is better?

Oppo and Panasonic go head-to-head to see which 4K Blu-ray player deserves to be in your home cinema room… If the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and Oppo

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro review

THE GOOD: The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro gives you powerful sound with true surround performance and clear dialog. The provision of 4K-compatible HDMI ports enhances your

Fluance AB40 review

THE GOOD: The Fluance AB40 delivers great sound for the money, outperforming many sound bars at the same price or more. Bass response was excellent.

Philips 55POS901F/12 OLED TV review

PROS Gorgeous design Mostly outstanding picture quality Decent sound quality CONS Can be complicated to use Uses a 2016 OLED panel Input lag slightly high

Yamaha RX-V681 review

THE GOOD: The Yamaha RX-V481 offers excellent sound quality in a relatively affordable package. Its enticing combination of features includes Dolby Atmos, multiroom music and

2015 – 2017 KTM 390 DUKE Review

When talking about KTM ’s 390 Duke — the smallest Duke available in the U.S. market — everyone within my earshot who has ridden it says the

2017 Triumph Street Triple Review

We live in a world where frequently less is perceived to be more, and nowhere is that truer than in the naked sportbike sector. Triumph started leaning

2017 Kawasaki Z650 ABS Review

“Supernaked.” No, it’s not a state of undress or a new movie starring Ron Jeremy. It’s Kawasaki’s description of its newest mid-size streetfighter  made to compete

2016 – 2017 BMW R NineT Scrambler Review

It is a well-known phenomenon that as people get to a certain stage in life, they crave things from their youth. Frequently, this coincides with

PSB Imagine XA Dolby Atmos Speaker Review

What is the PSB Imagine XA? The PSB Imagine XA is a Dolby Atmos Speaker Module that uses upward-firing drivers that have been specifically designed

Vizio M65-D0 Ultra HD Display Review

PRICE $1,299 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressive contrast and shadow detail Handles both Dolby Vision and HDR10 Affordable price Minus Wi-Fi sync issue with included

Vizio SmartCast E55-D0 HD TV Review : A Solid HD TV that’s Priced to Sell

THE GOOD Accurate color Bright picture Competitively priced big screen THE BAD No tablet included for smart TV features No 4K or HDR support VERDICT

Sharp Aquos LC-50N5000U HD TV Review : Great Bargain HD Set

THE GOOD Solid 1080p picture Admirable exterior design Plenty of volume THE BAD No 4K or HDR support Basic smart-TV features VERDICT The Sharp Aquos

LG 55LH5750 HD TV Review : Snappy 55-Inch HD TV

THE GOOD Excellent smart-TV interface Accurate-color picture Competitively priced THE BAD No 4K or HDR support Only two HDMI ports VERDICT Although better known as

Philips 49PUS6401 review

How much screen technology can you pack into a £500/$750 TV? If you’re Philips, you say: as much as possible. With Ultra HD 4K resolution