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Zappiti Duo (2017) 4K HDR Media Streaming Player Review : Going from strength to strength

Pros Relatively simple to set up Excellent build quality Comprehensive connections Good, back-lit remote 4K HDR support Immersive audio capability Frame-packed 3D is no issue

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

Plume Adaptive Wi-Fi System review

THE GOOD: The expandable Plume Adaptive Wi-Fi system is easy to use and delivers reliable internet throughout any home. You can quickly increase coverage by

How to use a Chromebook : 10 must-know tips, tricks, and tools for beginners

When Google first introduced Chromebooks in 2011, it seemed like a ridiculous idea. A laptop that can only run a browser? Who wants that? But

Amped Wireless Ally Plus Whole Home Smart Wi-Fi System review

THE GOOD: The Ally Plus broadcasts fast Wi-Fi coverage over a large area. It includes both a well-designed mobile app and an in-depth web interface,

Chord Mojo & Poly Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Mojo: 2x 3.5mm headphones sockets (also line-out), Micro USB, coaxial and optical inputs Poly: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Roon, DLNA, microSD slot 9-hour playback

WeTek Play 2 Android TV Box Review : Media Powerhouse

Pros 1080p Netflix supported Intuitive UI Other OS’ available such as LibreELEC Modular TV tuner WeTek offers excellent support Cons Awkward remote layout Average gaming

D-Link Omna review

THE GOOD: D-Link’s $200 Omna security camera captures 180 degrees of zoned motion activity and promptly sends related push alerts. View locally saved videos in

Raspberry Pi Zero W review

PROS Integrated Wi-Fi Very low price 3D printed case is excellent CONS Requires cable adapters KEY FEATURES Single-core 1GHz CPU 512MB RAM Mini HDMI and

Netgear R9000 Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi Router review

THE GOOD: Supporting the new 802.11ad Wi-Fi standard, the Netgear X10 can deliver unprecedentedly fast wireless speeds. It also features ultrafast wired connections for high-end

BT Whole Home Wi-Fi review

PROS Good overall speed Great Wi-Fi coverage Quick and easy setup Cheaper than many mesh router systems CONS Needs base router One Ethernet and no

Sony KDL-65XE90 hands-on review : First look

The more high dynamic range (HDR) TVs I see, the more I value direct LED lighting. It seems to me that TVs illuminated by lights

What Is Kodi? Everything You Need to Know

Kodi has slowly but surely made an impression on anyone who wants to share content around the home. The service has actually been available since

Synology RT2600ac review

THE GOOD: The RT2600 has long range, fast Wi-Fi speed and plenty of features. The router can host more than one broadband connection, and also

Best high-resolution digital audio player : Which DAP reigns supreme?

While TVs have become better and better over the past 15 years, audio has taken several steps backwards. Many of us have sacrificed fidelity in

Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review: The daddy of 4K HDR media streaming

When the original Nvidia Shield TV came out in 2015 it was far and away the most powerful, most capable media streamer out there. Powered

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

Eero Wi-Fi System review

THE GOOD: The Eero Wi-Fi system can create a large seamless Wi-Fi network with reliable internet access. The hardware is well designed, easy to use

Yamaha WX-010 review

PROS Compact design and robust build Beefy sound with punchy bass Easy operation with MusicCast app Generous streaming features CONS Sound lacks bite and insight

Paradigm PW Amp review : This DTS Play-Fi amplifier will bring out the best from your speakers

Paradigm’s PW Amp can stream high-res audio while correcting your speakers’ and room’s acoustic shortcomings. Pros Can be used as a traditional analog amp or

Linksys WRT 3200 ACM router review

OUR VERDICT If you want complete control over your network and more features than you can shake an NIC at, then the Linksys WRT 3200

Seagate Personal Cloud 3TB NAS review : Incredible bang for the buck

The single-bay, 3TB version of the Seagate Personal Cloud NAS box is in a class of its own in terms of value. It also offers

Asustor AS3202T review

PROS Fast file transfers Variety of apps Good media centre performance CONS Slightly clunky OS Expensive Not all apps work perfectly KEY FEATURES Two 3.5-inch

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 Speaker System Review

PRICE $2,047 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Concentric mid/tweeter Pinpoint imaging App-driven, room- correcting sub Minus Extra power required App required for sub control

Como Audio Solo & Duetto Wireless Music Systems Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Versatile Solid build quality Streaming via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Impressive sound Intuitive app plus traditional remote Minus Wish it was battery-powered

Onenuts Nut 1 Android TV Box Review

Pros Good gaming and media playback support Feature-packed remote Attractive blue metal case Cons Netflix limited to 480p No Automatic Framerate Switching in Kodi Buggy

Netgear R7000 Router Review

THE GOOD Excellent combined throughput Genie software Removable antennas Affordable Open-source firmware THE BAD Disappointing range Large in-wall AC adapter VERDICT The Netgear R7000 combines

Netgear Nighthawk X8 R8500 review

PROS Very fast Wi-Fi More Ethernet ports than most Smart Connect for 5GHz bands CONS Smart Connect doesn’t cover all three bands USB ports hidden

Hands On: Crazy Fast Nighthawk X10 Router with Plex Media Server

Netgear has released its newest super duper fast router that can handle any streaming video bandwidth. I’ve spent the last month with the Netgear Nighthawk

The 10 best wireless routers of 2016

If your current router is getting a bit long in the tooth, absent the latest hardware or support for the latest 802.11ac networking standard, it