reviews

QCY Q29 Wireless Earbuds Review: AirPods on a budget

Apple’s AirPods have made untethered Bluetooth earbuds mainstream, but the design itself — that is, two untethered wireless ear pieces — has been around for

EZVIZ Husky review : This weatherproof camera gives you an eye on the outside of your home

A great outdoor camera for monitoring front porches, driveways, and small yards. Pros Full HD Video Easy setup and installation Can record locally and to

Acer Predator 17 (G5-793) review – hefty but solid as always

Pros Excellent build quality Good input devices Excellent pre-calibrated IPS panel with 75Hz refresh rate and G-Sync support The display doesn’t use PWM Outstanding cooling

Chord CPM 2800 MKII Integrated Amplifier Review

Pros Exceptional performance via analogue and digital inputs Superb build Impressive connectivity Cons Limited outputs Fairly pricey Looks are a matter of personal taste What

Cherry MX Board Silent Review : Silence Is Golden

THE GOOD Quiet and comfortable keys Elegant design Quick, accurate typing THE BAD Expensive No media keys Bigger than it has to be VERDICT The

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3060 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,200 AT A GLANCE Plus Nine amp channels, 11.2 (7.2.4) pre-outs Automated angle and height calibration Minus No Auro-3D THE VERDICT Yamaha’s new flagship

Luxury diesel sedan comparison : Audi A6 v Mercedes-Benz E220d v Volvo S90

While large luxury European sedans are modest showroom performers Down Under, it’s been action stations at key carmakers’ product planning departments at their foreign HQs.

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Review

Ever since I got my first glimpse of the Triumph Bonneville Bobber at the Milan show I’ve been eager to get to know it a little

Mini Review : Google Pixel is a Top-Notch Android Phone

SCREEN SIZE : 5.0 inches SCREEN RES : 1920 x 1080 CPU : Snapdragon 821 CAMERAS : 12.3MP/8MP The Google Pixel is Google’s flagship phone

HP EliteBook 1040 G3 Review

The Pros Innovative privacy-mode display; Comfortable keyboard; Solid audio The Cons Short battery life; Dull color output Verdict The EliteBook 1040 G3 is a 14-inch

25 Worst Gadget Flops of All Time

There are gadgets that change everything (the iPhone, Amazon Echo, Bose’s noise-canceling headphones), and then there are devices that are so spectacularly bad that they

Xiaomi Mi 5s Review : One Step Forward, One Step Back

The rhetoric you usually see when a mainstream publication reviews a Xiaomi phone is how astonishingly good it is considering the price. But here at

10 Great Cars People Are Avoiding for Some Strange Reason

Some car segments hit the skids in 2016, and it’s easy to see why. There were hybrids that fought cheap gas and lost. On other

Palit GeForce GTX 1080 GameRock Premium Edition review – solid dimensions and great overclocking potential

Pros Revamped appealing design and high build quality Silent and cool thanks to the GameRock cooler High frequencies after factory overclock BIOS switch Monitoring of temperatures thanks

Dell Vostro 14 5459 review – a compelling choice, if you are into 14-inchers

Pros Rigid construction and refreshing design Good touchpad Relatively slim and portable Good battery life Cons Display with low contrast ratio The display uses aggressive

Zotac GTX 1050 Mini Review: Pefect Solution For The Budget Gamer

While NVIDIA’s Pascal-powered GTX 1060, GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 have things covered in the high-end of the spectrum, budget PC gamers have been waiting

Dell OptiPlex 7040 review – mini business configuration with great capabilities

Pros Sturdy and stable construction Easy maintenance Compact dimensions Software and hardware safety Cons Lack of a Wi-Fi module Lack of an SD card reader (in our

Denon AVR-X6300H 11.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Great all-round performance 11 channels of amplification Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D Superb set of features HEOS multiroom support Easy to setup and

Review: Funlux Smart Wireless Mini CAM security camera

PROS Inexpensive Integrated microphone and speaker Cloud video storage Mobile alerts Excellent night vision CONS Video resolution is somewhat low Lack of advanced footage review

TCL S3750/FP110 series (Roku TV) review

THE GOOD: Roku TV delivers the best smart-TV experience on the market. A superb user interface makes its thousands of apps and streaming video easy

Top 10 Best Full-Frame Digital SLRs 2016

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

Vorke V1 Mini-PC Review : Not great as an HTPC but a decent little Windows Box

Pros Solid playback of ‘core’ video & audio Good network & transfer speeds Expandable internal storage Decent price for specification Cons Fan can be heard

Yamaha WXA-50 Streaming Amplifier Review

The Good Good all-round amp Easy to setup and use Flexible installation Decent connections Includes MusicCast Attractive and well made The Bad Sound is rather

Glyph Atom SSD review

THE GOOD: The Atom SSD is superfast and supports USB-C. The drive is compact, light and rugged and includes cables for both new and old

2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA HYBRID FIRST DRIVE

When Chrysler re-invented the minivan back in 1984, they hit on a formula that answered the needs of families – an affordable vehicle that could

Battle Of The 125cc Ankle Biters – Part 1

You can thank Honda for reigniting the mini bike craze with the release of the Honda Grom back in 2014. The little 125cc runabout is

Volvo V90 Review

KEY FEATURES 57.7-62.8mpg 119-129g/km CO2 emissions 1,526-litre max internal capacity (seats down) W201.9 x H147.5 x L493.6cm 8-speed automatic transmission Sensus Connect infotainment with 9-inch

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Review Roundup : What You Need to Know

Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is here, and it’s getting mixed reviews. The laptop, which starts at $1,799 for the 13-inch model and

LG UH8500 series review

THE GOOD: With support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10 formats, the UH8500 can access more high dynamic range content than other TVs. Color accuracy

2017 MCLAREN 570GT REVIEW

HIGHS Thrilling acceleration Endless grip Streamlined, exotic looks Fantastic ride Surprising practicality LOWS Slow touchscreen Muzzled exhaust Let’s be honest, the term “practical supercar” makes