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HiFiMan Edition S Headphones First Look Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Open- or closed-back design Lightweight Super easy to drive Minus A tad bright on some recordings THE VERDICT With its open-

HTC U Play review

PROS Good screen Attractive, well-made hardware CONS Limited battery life Laggy camera and performance overall No headphone jack (or included adapter) KEY FEATURES 5.2-inch 1080

Ruark Audio MR1 Mk2 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Bluetooth aptX 75mm woofer and 20mm textile dome tweeter 20W Class AB amplifier 3.5mm line input and optical input Coaxial subwoofer output Remote

Orbitsound One P70 preview: The compact, affordable soundbar

British-based audio company Orbitsound has unveiled a new soundbar, the One P70. At its £299 price point it’s very well positioned to undercut some of

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Review: First Ride

First introduced by Indian in 2015, the Roadmaster built on the Chieftain platform, adding additional touring and luxury features. Now, the company is releasing a

Chord Hugo TT & TToby review

PROS Outstanding sonics Top-quality headphone amp Compact Classily designed and built Bluetooth aptX streaming CONS No analogue input Start-up volume too high KEY FEATURES 3.5mm

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

Dual MTR-75 review

Every time we think the vinyl revival has hit a plateau, another stalwart from the heyday of turntables rears its head to join the party.

Elac Element EA101EQ-G Integrated Amplifier/DAC Review

PRICE $699 AT A GLANCE Plus Good power in compact form Outstanding app-enabled subwoofer auto-setup Onboard 192/24 USB DAC Minus No line outputs for external

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

Fugoo Go review

OUR VERDICT The Fugoo Go packs above par sound quality into a compact weatherproof body. These are speakers that you can knock around on a

Leema Elements pre/power review

The proverb ‘the more the merrier’ might not necessarily be true, and can certainly be disproved by the amount of hi-fi separates you have setting

Vizio SmartCast Crave 360 speaker review : Great features, but mediocre sound

A street price below $155 makes this speaker a steal, provided you can tolerate its acoustic shortcomings. Pros Touch-sensitive surface for track control Oversized volume-control

Here One review : Augmented sound like you’ve never heard it before

With Here One, the hearable has truly arrived. Sound quality is surprisingly good, the earbuds don’t draw attention to themselves, the augmented audio features are

6 key features of the new Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick is faster, smarter and fluent in Alexa. Here are all the new features you need to know about. Amazon has

Marantz SR6011 review

PROS Articulate, detailed sound with immersive 3D audio Powerful, cohesive bass and plenty of attack Lots of features for the money Easy to install and

AKG N20U review

PROS Very clear treble Intricate mids Punchy low bass CONS Sub-bass can be distracting KEY FEATURES 7mm dynamic driver Android and iOS-compatible remote Aluminium earpiece

Asus Zen AiO Pro Z240ICGT review

PROS Great screen Excellent performance Stylish with good build quality CONS Cheap keyboard and mouse Pricey KEY FEATURES Quad-core 2.8-3.6GHz Intel Core i7-6700T 16GB DDR4

Fitbit smartwatch investigation : Fitbit is hell bent on building an Apple Watch rival

Experts and insiders tell us what to expect – but is Fitbit missing a trick? Fitbit is definitely building a ‘proper’ smartwatch. In case the

ONKYO GRANBEAT Review : Best Sound Quality Matched with HIGH-END Specs

Onkyo corporation is a Japanese consumer electronic technology manufacturer situated in the land of Osaka, this company is very popular in making devices like speakers,

Chevrolet Bolt EV: 10 Things We Learned Driving the First Everyman EV

The race for the first affordable, long-range electric vehicle is over. General Motors is the winner, and the product is the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV,

Google Pixel C review

PROS Decent keyboard Super-sharp screen Robust design Killer performance and battery CONS Lack of optimised apps No touchpad Expensive KEY FEATURES Optional keyboard Nvidia CPU

Creative Sound BlasterX Katana review : The soundbar finally makes its way to PCs

Tired of all the clutter on your desk? Creative’s Sound BlasterX Katana brings the soundbar to the PC. Big sound, small form factor, and one

The best Apple Watch running apps tested

Plenty of runners will have their eye on the Apple Watch Series 2 for tracking runs and workouts. With GPS and a dedicated Nike+ version,

JL Audio Dominion d110 Subwoofer Review

PRICE $1,100 each; $2,200 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful bass for a compact sub Performs extremely well with music and movies Minus Lacks

Rockjaw Resonate review: Rock solid audio with a price that resonates

In the world of popular brands like Beats, Bose and Sony, it can be hard to make a name for yourself as a headphone manufacturer.

Virgin TV V6 review

Virgin’s TiVo PVRs were groundbreaking when they launched in 2010, merging hundreds of cable TV channels with the delights of on-demand and catch-up content. But

Nasudake J7 Truely Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Review

Pros Completely Wireless Compact Cons Short Battery Life Average Audio Quality Audio Sync issues when watching video The Nasudake J7 are a set of completely

The best running watches and fitness trackers for women

From step counting to marathon training, these wearables have got your back We still get asked a lot which GPS sports watches for women are

Best All-in-One PCs 2017

All-in-one PCs are a great middle ground for those seeking a great home computer — they take up less room than traditional towers, and offer