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KitSound Hive Evolution review

The KitSound name may not be familiar to you, but it’s probably only a matter of time. The Hive Evolution is, at the time of

Gigabyte Aero 14 review

OUR VERDICT The Gigabyte Aero 14 is neither the lightest nor the thinnest gaming laptop around, but it’s the most affordable machine in its class.

Harman Kardon Go + Play 2 review

PROS Clean and clear sound Super bass depth Still portable despite size CONS No option to dial back bass power Upper mids could be smoother

Asustor AS3202T review

PROS Fast file transfers Variety of apps Good media centre performance CONS Slightly clunky OS Expensive Not all apps work perfectly KEY FEATURES Two 3.5-inch

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Review : The Complete Package

THE GOOD Great sound Comfortable fit Reasonable price Seamless wireless THE BAD Fine-tuning music takes some work Roundabout phone and speaker functionality VERDICT The SteelSeries

Bose SoundLink Colour review

The mere fact that you can own a Bose product for less than £100/$150 should be enough to ensure the SoundLink Colour makes many a

Leica M10 First Impressions Review and Samples

The Leica M10 is a 24MP, full-frame, manual focus camera with an archaic coupled rangefinder focusing system, a tunnel-type optical viewfinder, no video mode and

Dell XPS 27 (2017) review

THE GOOD: The XPS 27 (2017) has a terrific audio system, especially for an all-in-one, and a display with excellent color reproduction. THE BAD: The

Onkyo TX-NR757 review

THE GOOD: The TX-NR757 offers a wealth of features, including copious streaming and connectivity options. The user interface and remote are easier to use than

Sony TA-ZH1ES review

From the development of CD and the Walkman to the various Playstation incarnations, Sony has had a dramatic effect on the world of home electronics.

Definitive Technology BP9000 series review

PROS Huge, immersive 3D soundstage Excellent detail and beefy bass Solid build and minimal, modern design Easy to install, cuts down on clutter CONS Can’t

Master And Dynamic MW50 Review

Master & Dynamic has dabbled in wireless sound before, but big cans like the MW60s aren’t always the most convenient to lug around. People’s needs

Linn Klimax DS 3 review

Verdict If you’re looking for the finest-sounding music streamer on the market, and price isn’t an issue, start here For Class leading sound that delivers

Whoop Strap 2.0 review : A wearable that proves we should all be training like the pros

Whoop proves we should all be training and recovering like the pros, regardless of our fitness-based aspirations. The price tag will immediately rule out most

JBL Charge 2+ review

The JBL Charge 2+ was originally launched at £150/$225. And at even that price it’s knocking on the five-star door. At £40/$60 less, we throw

Nissan Micra (2017) first drive: Same name, different personality

Nissan’s Micra has been around for decades. Since 1983 in fact, selling over 3.5million in Europe alone during its lifetime. It’s a car everyone has

Best Bluetooth headphones for running – UPDATE 2017

When it comes to buying the perfect pair of Bluetooth headphones for running, things just got a lot smarter. The latest models can check heart

Cabasse Stream BAR Review

PROS Chic styling and luxurious construction Big, cohesive soundstage with refined treble reproduction Slick, reliable streaming functionality CONS Single HDMI input No pass-through for UHD

HP Pavilion Wave review

PROS Stylish design Powerful integrated audio Decent processor and SSD performance CONS Very basic mouse Premium price KEY FEATURES Quad-core, 2.2-2.8GHz Intel Core i5-6400T 8GB

Chord CPM 2800 MKII Integrated Amplifier Review

Pros Exceptional performance via analogue and digital inputs Superb build Impressive connectivity Cons Limited outputs Fairly pricey Looks are a matter of personal taste What

Cherry MX Board Silent Review : Silence Is Golden

THE GOOD Quiet and comfortable keys Elegant design Quick, accurate typing THE BAD Expensive No media keys Bigger than it has to be VERDICT The

PlayStation Platinum Wireless Headset review

OUR VERDICT Despite some underwhelming moments, Sony’s new PlayStation Platinum Wireless Headset is a great-sounding, ultra-comfortable pair of cans that can make some of the

B&W P9 Signature review

OUR VERDICT The B&W P9 Signature are an expensive pair of headphones, with every last penny going towards providing the best acoustic experience possible. They’re

Piega Classic 3.0 review

Never heard of Piega? We wouldn’t blame you, particularly if you live in the UK. This Swiss speaker manufacturer was founded back in 1986, but

Astro A40 TR Gaming Headset review

PROS Comfortable over long periods Class-leading audio quality Great customisability options Optional MixAmp works well CONS Design won’t be to everyone’s tastes Relatively expensive Slightly

The best Amazon Alexa devices : Our pick of an ever-growing range of connected tech using Alexa Voice Service API

If there was a theme of CES 2017 it was Alexa-enabled smart tech. If Alexa hasn’t invaded your home yet, expect her to do so

Plantronics RIG 4VR review

PROS Comfortable fit Looks the part (with PSVR) Short and long cable options Decent sound CONS Bass could be better defined Earcups could be a

Misfit Vapor guide hands-on review : An understated smartwatch with some fitness extras

Everything you need to know about Misfit’s new smartwatch Misfit has added another smartwatch to the ranks with the Vapor, the first device in its

SVS PB16-Ultra and SB16-Ultra Subwoofers Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful, deep bass response Infrared remote and Bluetooth app control User adjustable EQ presets Minus Extremely heavy Large size can make

iPhone at 10 : Reliving our original iPhone review through 2017 goggles

The iPhone turns 10: On the iPhone’s 10th anniversary (or is that birthday?), we take a look back at our review of the original 2007