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Rotel RCD-1572 review

Verdict The RCD-1572 is a capable player, but places insight over entertainment For Fine build Crisp and clear presentation Impressive detail resolution CD text Against

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

Garmin Vivosport review : Garmin’s GPS-packing fitness tracker is back but not with a bang

Garmin’s GPS-packing fitness tracker is back but not with a bang The Garmin Vivosport, like its predecessor, still offers a great fitness tracking experience. For

Canon EOS M100 Review

Introduction Meet the Canon EOS M100. It’s a new entry-level mirrorless camera in Canon’s EOS M range, aimed squarely at those looking to find their

Google Pixel 2 XL vs Apple iPhone X: What’s the difference?

Google announced two new flagship smartphones in the form of the Pixel and the Pixel XL at an event in October. The latter is the

Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Mate 9: What’s the difference?

Huawei announced the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design at an event in Munich on 16 October. The big-screened devices follow on from last year’s Mate

Have it your way: which 24MP Canon should I buy?

Burger King may have dropped its ‘Have it your way’ slogan but it seems to have been picked up, in spirit at least, by Canon.

Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f4 R LM WR Review

Introduction The Fujifilm GF 32-64mm f4 R LM WR is currently the only zoom lens designed specifically for Fujifilm GFX 50S mirrorless cameras. This wide-angle

Acer Spin 7 (SP714-51) review 2017 – ultra-thin and stylish laptop with an amazing display

Pros Good build quality Touch screen rotating at 360 degrees The display covers 91% of sRGB/ITU-R BT.709 The panel doesn’t use PWM for regulating screen brightness

Google Pixel 2 Review: Android camera magic

PROS Pure Android Oreo experience is tasty Excellent camera Solid battery life Speedy Snapdragon 835 performance CONS Pixel 2 bezels are huge Pixel 2 XL

LG 55SJ850V Review

Pros Wide viewing angles Sharp picture, good colours WebOS software Low input lag Cons Blacks are a bit grey Lacking in shadow detail Lighting isn’t

Dell XPS 13 (2017) Review

Pros / Blazing quad-core speed; Epic battery life; Extremely light; Attractive design; Wide viewing angles Cons / Webcam looks up your nose Verdict / The

Huawei Mate 10 Hands-on Review

Key Features 5.8-inch quad-HD HDR10 LCD touchscreen Kirin 970 4GB RAM 64GB storage microSD USB-C Headphone jack EMUI 8 and Android 8 Huawei Mate 10

Astro A20 Headset Review: A Midrange Wireless Contender

THE GOOD Incredibly comfortable and lightweight Mostly strong game audio Convenient on-ear controls THE BAD Some background hissing Underwhelming microphone VERDICT The Astro 20 is

Canon Powershot G1 X Mark III Hands-On Review

Key Features Review Price: £1149/$1517 24.2MP APS-C sensor ISO 100-25600 24-72mm equiv f/2.8-5.6 lens 2.36-million-dot OLED EVF 3in 1.02M-dot touchscreen What is the Canon PowerShot

Riva Festival Review

Pros Can sound better than a Sonos Play:5 Excellent mids Lots of wired and wireless options Cons Needs to be positioned carefully Subwoofer-style bass, not

Garmin Vivoactive 3 review : A superb sports watch, an average smartwatch

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a big improvement on the HR in design that also beefs up its sports tracking. Not only that, but it’s

Voigtlander 40mm f1.2 Nokton Aspherical Review

Introduction The Voigtlander 40mm f1.2 Nokton Aspherical is a very fast, manual-focus, short standard prime lens for Sony Alpha 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras. It features

Fujifilm X-E3 Review

Pros Supports Bluetooth in addition to Wi-Fi connectivity Faster AF-C tracking in zone and tracking modes Introduces Touch function to activate pre-assigned functions Smaller and

Adata SE730H External SSD review

OUR VERDICT Fast, waterproof and affordable, the Adata SE730H should be near the top of your shopping list if you’re looking for a versatile and

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 is a modern version of the the original Primoplan 58 / f1.9 lens, which was developed by Meyer-Optik Görlitz’s

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Review

Introduction The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS features a new 25x optically stabilised lens giving a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 25-625mm and slightly faster maximum apertures

8 Reasons to Buy the Google Pixel 2 (and 4 Reasons to Skip)

Pixel 2 Pros and Cons The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have one mission: put the smart back in smartphones. With enhanced artificial-intelligence features

Google Home vs Google Home Mini vs Google Home Max : Which Should You Buy?

With the launch of the Mini and the Max, there are now three Google Home devices from which to choose. From controlling dozens of smart

Nine things you should know about the Google Pixel 2

With all the hype surrounding the release of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL and their “world’s highest rated smartphone camera,” it’s easy to lose

25 Years of ThinkPad: The Best and Most Innovative

Since 1992, the ThinkPad brand has been synonymous with strong build quality, eye-popping innovations and first-class usability. In the past 25 years, IBM and later

GoPro Hero 6 Black Review

Pros Superb electronic image stabilisation Improved image quality Higher frame rates and resolution combinations Waterproof to 10m without a case Cons Voice controls can be

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Nikon D7500 – Comparison

Looking for the Fujifilm X-E3 vs Nikon D7500 comparison? Both cameras has APS-c sized image sensor, but let’s see which one is better for the money. Even

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

Sony XE70 Series (KD-55XE7002) review

OUR VERDICT Sony’s cheapest 4K HDR TV range of 2017 certainly has shelf appeal with its aggressive price and attractive design. Its pictures sometimes look