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Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN C Review

Introduction The Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN C is a fast standard prime lens that offers a maximum aperture of f1.4. It offers the equivalent

GoPro Hero 6 Black vs Go Pro Hero 5 Black – Is it time to upgrade?

GoPro has just unveiled its new Hero 6 Black flagship camera. We reveal what’s new and whether it’s worth upgrading from the Hero 5 Black. When Trusted Reviews reviewed the

5 of the Best Sigma Lenses

Sigma are renowned as makers of some of the finest camera lenses in the world. With a history that dates back to Japan in 1962,

Polar OH1 Review

Pros Convenient and comfortable Bluetooth pairing with various apps and wearables Accurate readings Cons In-app purchases in Polar Beat app No ANT+ Key Features Review

Big test: Four smartwatches compete on swim tracking

It’s better where it’s wetter, but how do these smartwatches perform in the pool? This year we’ve seen fitness trackers and smartwatches broaden in scope

Cambridge Audio CXUHD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A classy chassis with Dolby Vision

Cambridge Audio CXUHD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A classy chassis with Dolby Vision For pure disc playback, the classy-looking CXUHD is as good,

Sony VPL-VW260ES Review

Pros Genuine 4K resolution Sensibly handled HDR Motorised, high-zoom lens Cons Black levels aren’t the greatest More expensive than some pseudo-4K options Only delivers limited

How to use heart rate variability to up your running game

Is this the most important heart rate metric that you need to follow? Just as we’re getting used to the idea of heart rate zone

The best fitness wearables for women – UPDATE LAST 2017

From step counting to marathon training, here are the best options for gurls We still get asked a lot which GPS sports watches for women

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness where needed Low CA Low flare Excellent handling Fast silent and accurate AF Moisture resistance Compatibility with TAP-In module Compatibility with 1.4x

Technics Ottava f SC-C70 Review

Pros Contemporary form factor Audio upscaling of 16-bit sources Wide, musical soundstage Cons Unconvincing bass response Ineffectual Space Tune EQ CD playback can sound a

Top 12 Best Full-Frame Digital SLRs 2017

The Digital SLR or DSLR lets you change your lens, making it a versatile option for those that also want an optical viewfinder. Some of

Best cheap smartwatches 2017 : Sony, Martian, Pebble, Asus and more

Smartwatches that won’t break the bank If you’re looking for the best smartwatch but want to operate on a cheaper budget, there are options out there for

Sony XBR-X900E Review

The Good: The Sony XBR-X900E evinces excellent image quality, with deep black levels, accurate color, solid video processing and best-in-class high dynamic range performance. Its modern,

Sonos PlayBar review: An excellent wireless multi-room and TV speaker solution

The Sonos Playbar is specifically designed to sit under or above your wall-mounted TV, while the more recent Sonos Playbase, is designed to sit beneath your

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Review

Introduction The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III is a new premium compact camera that replaces the three-year-old Mark II model. The weather sealed G1

Nokia Steel HR review : There might be a new name on the face, but this is still a hybrid smartwatch great

The Nokia Steel HR is the Withings Steel HR aside from some very minor differences, and quite frankly we don’t have a problem with that.

Panasonic TX-50EX750 review

OUR VERDICT Cosmetically, the EX750 is a sumptuous 4K flatscreen, but limited HDR effectiveness and bewildering image options make this TV a cautionary buy. FOR

Samsung UE49MU6400 Review

Pros Clean, sharp picture Good colours Nice design Good software Low input lag Cons HDR performance not hugely impactful Blacks are a little grey Key

Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-576G-5762) Review

The Pros Long battery life; Comparably affordable price; Tons of ports plus DVD drive; Expandable storage and memory; The Cons Dim, dull display; Heavy, boring

TiVo Bolt Vox DVR review: New look, same old app problem

Tivo’s latest DVR brings a software overhaul and voice search, but it still feels tethered to the past. Pros The new software is simpler and

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 PRO Review

Introduction Aimed at high-end enthusiasts and professionals, the new Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 PRO lens is a very fast medium telephoto prime which

BlackBerry Motion Review

Pros Useful software additions Excellent battery life Cons Ageing CPU Disappointing low-light photo quality Key Features Review Price: £399 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS LCD

The best Polar watch : A comprehensive roundup of the top Polar devices to buy now

A comprehensive roundup of the top Polar devices to buy now Picking the top Polar running watch or activity tracker is no easy task. The

Ricoh Theta V Review

Pros Compact 360 camera Quite easy to use Records 4K video with spatial audio Photos are well stitched together Case provided in the box Cons

The best waterproof fitness trackers for swimming in the pool – UPDATE 2017

Fancy hitting the water rather than the roads? Check out these top waterproof bands So what is the best fitness tracker for swimming? We might just be

Alienware Aurora R7 Review: The Best Gaming PC Gets Better

THE GOOD Hassle-free upgradability Strong GPU and CPU performance Slick, customizable design Convenient port layout THE BAD Bulkier than some competitors VERDICT The Alienware Aurora

Bragi Dash and Dash Pro guide: Everything you need to know about the smart earbuds

The lowdown on the award-winning hearable plus some top tips and tricks The Bragi Dash was, in our eyes, the original hearable. It started out

Top 15 Best Premium Compact System Cameras 2017

The mirrorless camera, or compact system camera (CSC), lets you change lenses, as well as providing DSLR sized sensors with DSLR image quality in a

Bass Booster for Headphones – The Ultimate Guide

In this guide we explain how to give your headphones the perfect bass boost and enhance overall sound performance with a few tips and techniques.