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Volkswagen Golf GTI Old v New: 2018 MkVII v 2007 MkV comparison

Despite the recent avalanche of go-fast Volkswagen Golfs off the back of 2017’s Mark 7.5 update, there’s evidence about that you can’t please everyone all

And finally: The Samsung Gear S4 will come with more in-depth sleep tracking

We’re heading into Easter weekend and, at least for tech companies, that seems to mean it’s perfect time to release some software updates. Samsung released

Sony Xperia XZ2 review

1. Introduction, specs, unboxing Xperia XZ2 & XZ2 Compact Introduction It’s no secret that Sony is undergoing some substantial changes, with more likely still ahead on

And finally: The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 is on the way and more

Smaller stories and blips from the week This was a week of highs and lows. Frederique Constant unveiled the world’s first mechanical smartwatch, which uses its

Resting heart rate guide: The devices to track for RHR and how to lower it

A slow beat is the sign of a healthy ticker, here’s how to measure it Heart rate tracking is becoming an ever-more crucial ingredient for

Samsung Notebook 9 Pen review: Solid stylus, so many compromises

My backpack is a disaster. I’ve always been sort of a pack rat, and working at Engadget doesn’t help. Every day I lug a laptop, a

2018 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS LE v Honda Civic Type R comparison

Front-wheel drive has been part of the classic hot-hatch formula since the genre was ignited in the 1970s. The layout would dominate any all-time-greats list for

Vaunt smart glasses: The 5 Glasshole lessons Intel learned

Intel’s Vaunt smart glasses are real, and they’re arguably the most realistic vision of how wearable computing can escape the “Glasshole” reputation. Fruit of the

Best sports watch 2018: Top GPS watches for running, cycling and swimming

Whatever your needs, check out our selection of top running watches Deciding on the best sports watch for you is an extremely personal choice. Each

Best Smart Speakers of 2018: the Pros and the Cons

At CES 2018, the usual circus of new products, experimental devices, and moonshot projects seem to have a common undertone: AI assistants. At almost every

iMac Pro review: Mac Pro power in the shape of an iMac

The fastest Mac available is for users who demand multi-core performance. Pros Fastest Mac you can buy Quiet cooling system Plenty of high-speed connection ports

How FDA approval affects your wearables, and how it’s going to change

What you need to know about wearables and the FDA In the past couple of years, as tech companies have increased their interest in digital

Google Home Max review: The best (and most expensive) smart speaker

The chances are almost 100% that everyone reading this has some way to access the Google Assistant. You might even have more than one Assistant

New Dell XPS 13 (2018) vs XPS 13 (2017): What’s the difference?

Dell’s XPS 13 has been one of the best ultraportable laptops since it was first launched back in early 2012. It was part of Intel’s

5 ways to get the best out of Amazon Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa turned out to be the holiday guest in millions of homes this year, and that means plenty of people getting to grips with everything their

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 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

Jibo Review: Alexa gets some cute competition

PROS Engaging movements really add to Jibo’s personality Facial-recognition makes the robot more proactive Far more personable than an Amazon Echo CONS Expensive compared to

Why Under Armour killed HealthBox

Under Armour: ‘Why we walked away from HealthBox wearables’ – CTO Paul Fipps speaks to Wareable about discontinuing the HealthBox suite Back in mid-October, I requested

Maze Alpha X Hands-on Review: A fantastic smartphone with dominating Features

In order to amaze this world with a larger HD screen and massive metallic body, a new smartphone is ready to knock the door of

Best College Laptops 2017

Every college student needs a laptop, but with so many options, the choice can be a daunting one. Start by reviewing our recommendations for the

TCK Movement is looking to be the face of budget hybrid smartwatches

Meet the one-man startup looking to make a splash Hybrid smartwatches are growing. Fossil Group continues to launch a mountain of wrist-wear from designer brands,

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: The raging bull goes electric

Blasphemy. That’s what some would call it: the so-called purists, asked to consider an electric super sports car with the Lamborghini badge. And yet, at a time

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review: The AR Force is strong

PROS Finally, a “real” lightsaber Affordable, with great build-quality AR graphics flatter the Star Wars universe CONS Single-player only (for now) AR lightsaber blade can

The SUVs With the Worst Reliability Ratings for 2018

We have seen a full-fledged SUV boom in the U.S. auto market. In recent years, the once-dominant midsize sedan has seen its sales snatched away by new

Hands on with LogicInk’s temp tattoo : Can this sensor help you avoid dangerous UV rays?

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, with over 5.4 million new cases each year in the US – so there’s

Roku Streaming Stick Plus Review: The Ultimate 4K Streaming Stick

THE GOOD Inexpensive Full 4K HDR capabilities Huge app selection Customizable interface THE BAD Remote lacks an audio jack Search could be deeper VERDICT The

Nuraphone review: Headphones that scan your ears for a tailored listening experience

Australian startup Nura hopes to disrupt the personal audio business with Nuraphone, a set of headphones that can create a tailored listening experience based on

Smart clothing: The biggest benefits

Why the smart shirt on your back could be greater than the tracker on your wrist Smart clothing isn’t quite ready yet. Back in 2014,

Amazon Echo (original) vs Echo Tap vs Echo Dot vs Echo Look vs Echo Show vs Echo (2017) vs Echo Plus vs Echo Spot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s Echo lineup is insane at this point. It wasn’t long ago that a voice-controlled speaker and smart home assistant was the stuff of science-fiction,