networking

Trendnet Wi-Fi Everywhere Powerline 1200 AV2 Wireless Kit review

OUR VERDICT An effective way to distribute wired and wireless networks without running cables, the Trendnet Wi-Fi Everywhere kit just needs some minor visual tweaks.

OnePlus 5T review: The flagship killer is back, bigger and better than ever

Over the past four years, OnePlus has gained some serious momentum in the smartphone world. For better or worse, it’s a company that draws the

HP Spectre (2017) review

The Good: HP upgrades the super-slim Spectre with a fast new CPU, a much-needed touchscreen and a cool new white-and-gold design. The Bad: Battery life isn’t in

Linksys EA8300 Max Stream AC2200 Router review

The Good: The Linksys EA8300 gives quality coverage throughout your home, while offering the newest features. MU-MIMO, band steering on 5GHz and Alexa integration are all

QNAP TS-253B review: A short talk with a NAS box

With dual HDMI output, great performance, and a marvelous operating system, you couldn’t ask for much more. You could ask for a lower price, but

Aaxa M5 Mini Projector review

OUR VERDICT While the M5 manages to deliver the headline brightness figure that Aaxa claims, this projector does so by almost ignoring basic requirements for

Moto X4 Review : Android One champions the midrange for Project Fi

PROS Camera quality exceeds price Build quality exceeds price Pure Android with Android One Enhanced Moto-specific features CONS Doesn’t come in pink or green Without

Chord Mojo + Poly Review

Pros Sounds incredible As good at home as on the go Beautifully built Choice of compatible apps Support for most major streaming services Cons Case

Sonos One vs PLAY:1 – The 411 on the newest Alexa speaker

It’s the season of smart speakers, but the Sonos One has a strong pitch for being your voice-driven media player of choice. As we found in

No.1 D5+ Smartwatch Review – The Best Smartwatch Just Got Better

Remember No.1 D5? The first smartwatch to feature a separate Android OS along with some other smartphone independent characteristics like 3G networking. Probably, it was the

Ubiquiti AmpliFi Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

Pros Easy to setup Excellent WiFi coverage Elegant design Cons Relatively slow maximum speeds Basic feature set Key Features Review Price: £350/$$459 Mesh Wi-Fi system

Zyxel Aurora Cloud Access Camera review: This is a good camera that’s hobbled by app issues

The Aurora Cloud Access Camera is a promising home security solution, but its buggy app needs some work. Pros 1080p resolution Customizable motion detection zones

A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung’s Phablet Replace a Laptop?

For the better part of the past two decades, my job and life have revolved around always having a phone, a tablet or a notebook

Hisense 43H6D Review: Budget-Friendly 4K HDR

THE GOOD 4K HDR support Affordable price Plenty of HDMI ports Easy-to-use interface THE BAD Chunky design Low brightness Backlight isn’t uniform Limited app selection

Gigabyte AERO 14 (2017) vs AERO 14 (2016) – what’s new?

The international manufacturer of computer hardware products, Gigabyte, released a new version of its AERO 14 (2016) laptop. The new updated model shares many similarities with its

CUJO review

OUR VERDICT CUJO might be a convenient way to protect connected devices and simple networks from attack, but beware – setup can be time-consuming, even

Synology DiskStation DS1517+ review

OUR VERDICT The Synology DS1517+ offers high end performance and expandability, but its price means it’ll likely only appeal to users who can put its

Apple MacBook Air (2017) review

The Good: The MacBook Air remains the least expensive MacBook, and has finally received a minor spec upgrade. Battery life is excellent, and performance for

Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast soundbar review: A perfect addition to any MusicCast setup

You’ll love this soundbar if you use the MusicCast app and have other MusicCast speakers. It’s slightly less compelling when judged soley as a soundbar.

Moto E4 Plus Review : The Never-ending Battery

PROS High quality software build Reliability in steadfast brand Well designed hardware Aesthetically pleasing Price is more than reasonable CONS Display is 720p Unlikely there’ll

Samsung Notebook 9 Pro (15-inch) review

The Good: A great set of features for a reasonable price. The included stylus fits into a handy custom slot on the body, and its

Asus TUF X299 Mark 1 Motherboard Review

The release of the X299 platform means we have lovely new motherboards to drool over. Much has been said about the X299 platform. While the

Lenovo Flex 5 (14-inch) Review

The Pros Attractive, two-tone design; Solid performance The Cons Bland, dim display; Shallow keyboard Verdict The Lenovo Flex 5 is a strong performer with an

6 Reasons To Buy the Dell XPS 15 and 2 Reasons to Skip

In our full review, we called the Dell XPS 15 the “best 15-inch laptop money can buy.” It has the same InfinityEdge bezel as its

TP-Link Deco Review

Pros Reliable Wi-Fi coverage Competitive pricing Optional wired backhaul Cons Slower than some rivals No wireless backhaul Sometimes unclear setup instructions Key Features Review Price:

Asus VivoBook S15 review

The Good: The Asus VivoBook S15 puts a big 15.6-inch screen in an ultraportable body starting at a reasonable price. It has a spacious backlit

The Top 4 Rugged Smartphones of 2017 – Totally Invincible

Compared to computers, wallets, bags, keys, etc., the mobile phone is the most important necessity when you go outside. But the smart phone is also

Oppo UDP-205 Ultra-HD Audiophile Blu-ray player review: Audiophile sound and price tag (plus Dolby Vision)

Extraordinary audio capabilities and Dolby Vision support highlight this player, but you pay for it. There is no better Ultra Blu-ray player on the market,

Acer Swift 1 Review

Pros Stylish, all-metal body Decent screen Good keyboard and touchpad Cons Battery life doesn’t meet claims So-so performance Key Features Review Price: £TBC 1.1-2.5GHz Intel

MSI GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro Gaming Notebook Review

Pros: Thin and light Excellent keyboard Software solution actually adds value Audio solution Powerful spec inc 7700HQ and GTX 1060 Cons: Gets noisy under load