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Panasonic Toughbook CF-XZ6 review

OUR VERDICT Despite a great processor and speedy storage, the Panasonic CF-XZ6 isn’t the usable device most business users need and expect at this price.

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

Synology DS918+ NAS Review

PROS Built-in M.2 NVMe SSD slots Accessible SODIMM memory slots Easy to access, key-locked drive trays 2 channel 4K transcoding, hardware encryption engine DiskStation Manager

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.

Surface Book 2 Review (15-inch): The MacBook Pro eater

PROS Excellent performance Beautiful touchscreen display Strong battery life Microsoft’s build-quality is incredible CONS Not inexpensive, though competitive against Apple Only one USB-C port No

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

Asus VivoMini VC68V review

OUR VERDICT A beautifully made and designed mini PC with tons of power, confusingly promoted by Asus as the perfect means to Skype, of all

Windows Mixed Reality Review

Key Features Multiple headset options Free for Windows 10 users Steam VR support incoming Multiple tiers of system requirements Editor’s Note: Windows Mixed Reality is still

Alldocube Thinker i35 review

OUR VERDICT The Alldocube Thinker i35 is a surprising laptop, showing that Chinese manufacturers are bold enough to try new things. The combination of a

Polk Omni S2 review

The Good: The compact Polk Omni S2 is one of the least-expensive Play-Fi multiroom speakers yet. It offers a big soundstage and lots of bass. The

Western Digital My Passport Ultra 1TB HDD Hands-on Review : First Impressions

External hard drives are becoming more of a necessity nowadays than an option. With the increase in file size of games and media content, you’ll

Asus Lyra Review

Pros Excellent Wi-Fi range Versatile and powerful Easy to set up Cons Not as fast as some mesh systems Wired backhaul not yet supported Key

Top 20 Best Stereo Receivers of 2017

In this review we feature the best stereo receivers for serious audiophiles and those who want to take their music listening experience to the next

Razer Phone review: Brilliant brickphone brings an experience like no other

In an arguably stagnant phone market an unexpected new player has emerged: Razer. Yep, the well-known gaming brand isn’t hanging up its core business, rather

Promise Apollo Cloud 2 Duo 8TB review

OUR VERDICT A device that’s fine for Apple users, but less inspiring for those with a Windows PC. The Apollo Cloud 2 Duo does a

Big VR test: Oculus, Vive, PS VR and Windows Mixed Reality go head-to-head

Battle of the realities It seems like only yesterday we were anxiously awaiting our first glimpse of modern VR; today, we’re spoilt for choice. There’s

Synology DiskStation DS218j Review

Pros Easy to use Great performance Loads of apps Cons Some software quirks Key Features Review Price: £175/$233 Two-bay NAS 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch (with adaptor)

Sony Digital Paper DPT-RP1 Review

The Pros Natural writing experience; Convenient stylus; Large, lightweight design The Cons Prohibitively expensive; Limited to PDFs and writing; Cumbersome sync with no cloud option

Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Compact enough to carry with you, yet versatile enough to run demanding applications, a laptop is the best tool for doing serious work or play

Azulle Access Plus Review: The Best Stick PC You Can Buy

THE GOOD Compact design with plenty of ports excellent performance THE BAD Runs hot External antenna is a bit of an eyesore VERDICT When it

Ajazz AK33 Review: Is This $50 Mechanical Keyboard Any Good?

Pros Incredible value for under $50 RGB Backlighting with aluminium frame Available in a variety of switch types Cons Non standard layout means that some

Cubix CubeBook Review

Pros Sleek design Spacious display Large battery Cons Middling speaker performance Reflective screen Laptops are getting more powerful each and every day. Most of them

Nvidia vs AMD: which should be your next graphics card?

While console gaming sees the rivalry between PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X, PC gamers are equally zealous about the conflict of Nvidia vs AMD, the

Thermaltake Tt Sports Level 10M Hybrid Advanced Gaming Mouse review

OUR VERDICT A highly ergonomic design that ends up being slightly disadvantaged by its ability to connect via USB or WiFi. FOR Shape adjustment High-quality

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?

Although Microsoft announced its 4K games console during E3 2016 last June, it was Sony that beat it to the punch, releasing its mid-generation upgrade

Top 20 Best Surround Sound Speakers of 2017

In this review we feature our top picks for the best surround sound speakers that deliver very crisp home theater-like sound performance at a value

Xbox One X Review

PROS High quality console performance Form factor smaller and more slick than predecessors Backwards compatible with a wide variety of games Compatible with previous Xbox

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

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti review

OUR VERDICT The Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti surprises and impresses us with performance numbers almost parallel with the Nvidia GTX 1080 at an entirely reasonable

MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro review

OUR VERDICT The MSI GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro is quick, well designed and as powerful as a laptop of this size can get. Now if