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Holy Hyundai! The Company’s 10 Fastest Vehicles

You really have to hand it to Hyundai. After spending the better part of the past three decades painstakingly building its brand on an international scale,

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: Electric all-rounder

PROS Better-than-EPA range Legitimately rewarding to drive Category-beating levels of tech Spacious cabin and trunk CONS Level 1 charger is a slow way to No

2018 Ford Explorer Sport Review

The Ford Explorer has defined the American SUV segment for more than two decades, having debuted for the 1991 model year. Changes both big and

2017 Hyundai i30 pricing and specs: All-new hatch promises top value

Official pricing and final details for the incoming 2017 Hyundai i30 range have been handed down today, after initial specifications were confirmed in February. As

2015 – 2017 Yamaha FJ-09 Review

Back in 2014 at the EIMC, Yamaha introduced us to its latest effort to join the ranks of sport-touring motorcycle manufacturers with the 2015 FJ-09. Essentially,

How 5G on wearables will make the smartphone era look like a warm-up

It’ll become ubiquitous, and then everything will change 5G is not just about speed. It may seem like just a logical step on from current

HP EliteBook x360 G2 Review

The Pros Beautiful design; Long battery life; Variety of security options; Great keyboard The Cons Dimmer-than-average display Verdict The HP EliteBook x360’s great keyboard, stunning

Fujifilm GFX 50S Review

Introduction The Fujifilm GFX 50S is a compact system camera with a 51.4 megapixel 43.8mm x 32.9mm medium-format CMOS sensor. The weatherproof GFX 50S features

Hisense launch new NU9700 and NU8700 ULED 4K HDR TVs

Ultra Contrast, Ultra Colours, Ultra Smart and Ultra HD Premium Hisense held their first ever European launch event in Barcelona this week and announced the

Consumer Reports’ Surprising 10 Best Automobiles of 2017

While the classic buff books (Car and Driver, Road & Track, Automobile, etc.) are full of McLarens, Porsches, and Ferraris in any given issue, when

Acoustic Research AR-M20 review

If hi-res music players such as the Award-winning Astell & Kern AK70 or the Onkyo DX-P1 can be considered Jack-of-all-trades in the market – the

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell First Drive: Hydrogen Hero

Strange new hydrogen fuel; same reassuring Honda experience. That’s the equation the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is counting on for success, a four-door premium

Etymotic ER4SR review

PROS Super-accurate sound Great mid-tone Excellent isolation with foam tips CONS Foam tips make sound harsh Invasive fit KEY FEATURES Removable MMCX connector cable 20Hz

Huawei Watch 2 review

PROS Comfortable and lightweight design Android Wear 2.0 is a big improvement Plenty of sports sensors NFC and Android Pay convenience CONS Small display Thick

Huawei P10 Review : More Beyond Leica Front Camera and Color Options

The Chinese Huawei is the first smartphone brand in homeland. But it is very popular abroad as well. There are too many reasons why this

JBL Everest Elite 700 Headphones Platinum Review

Pros Great Active Noise Cancelling Implemented Exceptional JBL Headphone App Easy to use controls Not burdened with lots of useless features Balanced acoustic signature for

JL Audio Dominion d110 Subwoofer Review

PRICE $1,100 each; $2,200 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful bass for a compact sub Performs extremely well with music and movies Minus Lacks

Why You Shouldn’t Root Your Android Phone

Rooting your Android phone gives you access to the operating system powering your device, including the parts of the OS that are closed to the

Sony MDR-Z1R review

Sony turns 70 this year, and celebrates that landmark with a range of Signature products. The range consists of two portable music players, a desktop

Best Cheap and Unlocked Smartphones 2017

The appeal of unlocked smartphones is that they provide features comparable to those on pricey flagships like the Galaxy S7 for hundreds of dollars less.

Audio Research GSi75 review

High-end hi-fi purists tend to frown upon the concept of integration. Multiple boxes, each dedicated to an individual task have long been promoted as the

10 Cars With the Most NHTSA Safety Complaints Since 2005

Sometimes, car news gets all too predictable. When Consumer Reports comes out with the list of its most reliable cars, you know you’re going to see

HDR TV : What is it? How can you get it?

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is the latest buzz-phrase in the TV world, with manufacturers and content creators alike suggesting it could bring noticeable leaps in

Why you shouldn’t waste money on extortionate HDMI ‘Premium’ cables

Opinion: The advent of 4K and HDR has reignited the the debate about HDMI cables and created new opportunities to rip people off. John Archer,

Anthem AVM 60 A/V Processor Review

PRICE $2,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Pristine audio plus 4K passthrough video Clean, simple, eminently usable design Excellent proprietary auto-setup/EQ system DTS Play-Fi streaming/multiroom wireless

Which GPU is Right For You?

If a laptop’s brain is the CPU, than consider the GPU the occipital lobe. Responsible for rendering images, video and animations in either 2D or

Onkyo TX-RZ1100 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,199 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressively dynamic, generous nine-channel power Dolby Atmos, DTS:X on board THX Select2 certified Minus Meh remote Ocassionally unintuitive ergonomics

Razer Project Ariana hands-on at CES 2017: gaming room lighting gets wacky

Razer’s Project Ariana was used this week at CES 2017 to show the potential of Razer Chroma lighting in full-room immersion. The company announced earlier

Hyundai’s Self-Driving Ioniq Review : Amazingly Smart, Can Cause Road Rage

Taking a Spin in Hyundai’s Self-Driving Ioniq I’ve been testing a new car, but I never actually drove it. That’s because it drives itself. It’s

McIntosh MT5 review

Few high-end companies can boast a heritage like the McIntosh brand. It’s easily one of the oldest around, founded in Maryland, USA in back in