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Buyer’s Remorse: 10 Most Disappointing Cars on the Market

New car reviews can’t tell you everything. Even when models thrill a reviewer and come from a respected automaker, it takes some time on the

2017 Renault Captur Review

In essence, the Renault Captur is a Clio with a smattering of SUV traits and the style factor turned up. The result is a high-riding

Amazon Fire Kids Edition (7-Inch) Review

The Pros Two-year “Worry-Free” warranty; Great parental controls; Expandable storage; One year of FreeTime Unlimited programming The Cons Tinny speakers; Wi-Fi is needed at unexpected

Seat Ibiza review: A class-leading drive that’s fun for all the family

Say Hola! to the new Seat Ibiza, the fifth-generation of the Spanish firm’s popular small car. Seat has suddenly got very popular in the UK

What can you buy for the same price as a Leica TL2 and lens?

A look at what you can get for the same outlay as Leica’s newest mirrorless model. Everybody knows that Leica is not the brand for

10 Ways the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT Is a Family-Friendly Muscle Car

The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT could finally end that ongoing fiery debate between you and that special someone in your life. You know, the mature

Head’s Up! These Cars Come Cheap But They’re Worth Much More

Is there any good deals left on the U.S. auto market these days? With an average new car price topping $30,000, you could argue every

MSI GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro Gaming Notebook Review

Pros: Thin and light Excellent keyboard Software solution actually adds value Audio solution Powerful spec inc 7700HQ and GTX 1060 Cons: Gets noisy under load

Nokia 5 review

OUR VERDICT The Nokia 5 is the best-looking smartphone at its price point, but in use it’s not quite as sharp as some of its

Best external drives of 2017

External drives are a vital piece of hardware for backing up your data or copying a project from your PC to take with you. Anyone

HTC U11 Alexa hands-on: What works and what needs work

This past week we’ve had some time with the HTC U11’s newest feature boost: HTC Alexa onboard. That’s Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant, but placed on

QNAP TVS-882T Review

It is a fact that as content creators, we are always in need for more storage. Thanks to all the latest and greatest cameras on

Best Cheap Laptops (Under $200) Ranked Best to Worst

If you’re on a tight budget, shopping for a system for your kids or looking for a secondary PC, you can find a solution with

Flir One Pro for iOS Review: Keep Your Home Safe with This Thermal Imaging Device

THE GOOD Impressive thermal imaging software Multiple uses Compact and portable Measures temperature easily THE BAD Battery life falls short Instructions are a little unclear

$30k Family Car mega test

While the car industry seems intent on reinventing and cross-pollinating shapes, sizes and themes to create a different family vehicle, equally families who buy and

10 Cars That Lose Half Their Value in Just 3 Years

For many car consumers, the question is whether to buy or lease a vehicle. On one hand, leasing a new model simplifies your life by

Mont Blanc Summit review

FOR Premium, stylish design Large display makes use easier Android Wear 2.0 is latest software AGAINST Identical on-screen experience for high price No NFC for

Tannoy Arden review

PROS Outstanding imaging and incredible scale Unfussy about placement Useful treble trim control Easy to drive CONS Need plenty of room KEY FEATURES Dual-concentric driver

2017 Ford Fiesta First drive Review

THE GOOD Fun drive Vastly better interior Cleaner design THE BAD Rear-end is divisive The odd naff plastic The wait is over to see if

Tibo Vogue 3 review

It’s rare to see wood used in the design of a wireless speaker, but manufacturers should take note of the Tibo Vogue 3 – it’s an

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

The Amazon Dash Wand won’t solve your pantry problems just yet, but it’s a cool device at a killer price. Pros Compact, refrigerator-friendly design. The

Best Laptops to Buy for Your Kids

These days, many 3-year-olds have their own tablets. So by the time children start advancing in elementary school and doing serious homework, they may need

Amazon Dash Wand: What you can and can’t do with this Alexa device

A few years ago, Amazon quietly announced a new gadget, the Dash Wand, but it’s taken until now to give it a wider, official launch.

eero 2nd-gen Review (2017): Mesh network’s star raises its game

PROS Speed increase over 1st-gen eero Option for family filtering and malware protection Easy setup and configuration CONS Still not a cheap router system eero

Amazon Echo Show Review: Alexa’s screen shows promise

PROS Alexa is as useful as ever Hardware is solid and soberly handsome Touchscreen-enabled apps show some promise CONS Short list of touchscreen-enabled 3rd-party Skills

Caution! These 10 Cars Score Low in Important Safety Categories

If you are involved in a collision, passengers in sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and trucks tend to be better off than those in a subcompact car.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2017 – gen 2) Review

Pros / Long battery life; Fantastic keyboard; Vibrant screen colors; Thunderbolt 3 ports; Cons / Slow SSD; Very reflective panel; Stiff hinge with noisy mechanism

10 Inexpensive Japanese Project Cars for Gearheads

In the past, we’ve covered a few inexpensive DIY ideas geared toward anyone looking to get into wrenching, and this time around it’s time for the

25 Used Cars Under $20K With Consumer Reports Approval

If you want to know why people trust the Consumer Reports auto team so much, just take a minute exploring how the nonprofit agency works. Unlike

7 Reasons to Buy the Surface Laptop, 3 Reasons to Skip

If you’re shopping for a powerful Ultrabook that looks great and performs even better, Microsoft’s Surface Laptop should be near the top of your list.