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Best Android Wear 2.0 apps: Don’t miss these essential downloads

Supercharge your wrist with this selection of must-have apps With Android Wear 2.0 now well and truly out the gate, downloading the best apps can transform your

Philips EverPlay BT7900 Bluetooth speaker review

OUR VERDICT It’s loud, it’s bassy, it’s waterproof, and the carry handle doubles as a micro USB cable. With a 30m range and a 10-hour

AOC C4008UV8 review

The Good: The AOC C4008VU8 has plenty of screen real estate and it can display up to four sources simultaneously. Color renders beyond the typical

Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8: Rumors vs Reality

This year’s big smartphone war will involve flagships from the two biggest phone makers. Samsung’s Galaxy S8, introduced this spring, is waiting to take on

Amkette Pocket review: Packs a whole lot of punch

Top Features * Good sound quality * Torchlight & FM Radio * Retro design If you’re a music lover, chances are pretty high that you

Nest vs Hive: Which is the best smart thermostat?

NEST VS HIVE – WHICH SMART THERMOSTAT SHOULD YOU BUY? Nest and Hive are the two most high-profile smart thermostats for anyone looking to heat

Panasonic TX-55EZ952 review

OUR VERDICT With excellent image fidelity and comprehensive smart TV platform, the EZ952 is a premium UHD TV that’s easy to lust over. FOR Superb

Philips BDM4037UW review

PROS Good overall image quality Incredible contrast level Screen size and resolution ideally matched Nice design Plenty of connectivity CONS Colour accuracy not as good

GTX 1050 Ti Battle: Acer Aspire VX 15 (VX5-591G) vs HP Omen 15 – gaming notebooks on a budget

We continue with the comparisons between the best current budget gaming notebooks. A few days back we compared the HP Omen 15 with the Lenovo

Freeview Play: What is it? How can you get it?

Freeview Play is an extension of the free-to-watch Freeview service, combining live and catch-up TV with DLNA streaming capabilities thrown in too. Wondering what the

Best Noise Canceling Headphones of 2017: Kill that noise

Noise cancelation has existed as a theory of physics long before it could be put into practice, and even when it eventually did, it was

Philips S-Line 243S7EHMB review

OUR VERDICT A low-cost display doesn’t need to feel cheaply made, or compromise on style or features – and the S-Line 243S7EHMB proves it. FOR

BenQ EW3270ZL Eye-Care Monitor review

OUR VERDICT An excellent all-round monitor that offers a huge 32-inch screen, a high 2560 x 1440 resolution and an affordable price tag. FOR Large

LG SJ9 review

What do we mean by “high quality”? Unless we’re talking about skyscrapers or basketball players, whether something is good or bad isn’t usually isn’t related

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers

Apple has unveiled the new Apple HomePod, its play into the smart speaker space that’s coming later this year for $349 (about £270 or AU$460).

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit

Loewe Bild 7.65 review

PROS Stunning picture quality Beautiful motorised design Spectacular sound CONS Limited smart features (for now, anyway) Occasional noise in background areas Expensive versus OLED rivals

Panasonic TX-65EZ1002B 4K OLED TV Review: Hollywood tuned for consumers and professionals

The Good Superb blacks and contrast ratio Fantastic dynamic range Reference image accuracy Great detail just above black Excellent video processing Wide viewing angles Low

MSI Aegis 3 review

OUR VERDICT The MSI Aegis 3’s stunningly quiet fans belie its powerful specs and aggressive design, all in a small form factor that’s easy to

Sony HT-ST5000 review

Verdict This Sony delivers an accomplished Atmos sound that sends the competition hiding For Excellent integration Weighty bass Fine detail Chromecast compatible Against Remote could

SpotCam Sense Pro HD review: expanding the idea of home monitoring

SpotCam Pro HD’s reliable security and environmental monitoring make it a solid addition to any smart-home setup. Pros Can be used indoors or outdoors Can

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – which is better?

Two internet giants are competing to be at the heart of everything you do – from playing music, online shopping and searching the web to

Samsung QE55Q7F review

PROS Bright with lovely colours Strong contrast Premium build and design External connections box CONS Occasional lighting issues Expensive KEY FEATURES 55-inch screen size 4K

Samsung QE49Q7C review

Never one to rest on its laurels, Samsung’s 2017 QLED TVs, are aimed at taking a direct swipe at the ever-increasing popularity of OLED screens.

LG OLED65E7V review

This year is shaping up to be the most exciting year for TVs in a long time. Not just because The Crystal Maze is returning,

BenQ X12000 review : Is the world’s first native 4K DLP projector any good?

PROS 4K images look stunningly detailed Beautiful colour management Bright pictures CONS Black levels could be better Rainbow effect can be distracting 60Hz motion artefacts

Sanus Swiveling TV Base for Playbase review : The perfect playmate for your Playbase

This TV stand is terrific whether or not you use it with a Sonos speaker. Pros The perfect companio to a Sonos Playbase Swivels TV

Singlecue Gen 2 review

THE GOOD: Using the Gen 2 Singlecue feels really cool, and the gesture tracking works well most of the time. THE BAD: The menu system

Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8 : Rumors vs Reality

This year’s big smartphone war is between two highly anticipated flagships. Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 will fightApple’s iPhone 8. Collectively, the devices will look to