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Laptops for back-to-school students: best budget to top-tier models

Later this month, thousands of students will return to college, and thousands more will be heading out for their first semester. Just as necessary as

Microsoft Surface vs Consumer Reports: What you need to know

Microsoft might be reconsidering its Consumer Reports subscription today, with the news that the Surface Laptop and Surface Book have both been stripped of their

Moto E4 Plus Review : The Never-ending Battery

PROS High quality software build Reliability in steadfast brand Well designed hardware Aesthetically pleasing Price is more than reasonable CONS Display is 720p Unlikely there’ll

ASUS Zenfone AR: 5 reasons you want this phone

The ASUS Zenfone AR is officially available to buy from Verizon, and you may be considering picking one up yourself. If you’re still on the fence, take

2018 Audi SQ5 First Drive Review

I struggle with the new SQ5 because the Q5 is already an amazing mid-size SUV. There’s so much goodness I’d imagine one would struggle with

5 things you need to know about the 2017 Cadillac CTS-V

Say it ain’t so: a week after I grudgingly returned my 2017 Cadillac CTS-V tester it was revealed that Cadillac will be nixing the ATS,

Motorola Moto Z2 Force Review: Modular compromise

Motorola’s Moto Z2 Force couldn’t have asked for a better – or tougher – test over the last week, as it became my go-to phone

5 things you need to know about the 2017 Genesis G90

The new Genesis brand, launched by Hyundai as a way of capturing the premium dollars lurking outside its more value-focused showrooms, has been making waves

2018 Range Rover Velar First Drive: The Midsize SUV to beat

Velar is an very old name for a very modern Range Rover. Automakers mining their history for neglected nameplates isn’t new, of course, but all

2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 Sedan Review: Borrowed excellence

PROS Timeless design should age well Four-cylinder engine surprisingly refined Huge quantities of technology Last year’s S-Class for half the price CONS Option packages add

5 ways Galaxy Note 8 could make you ditch iPhone 8 and Pixel 2

There’s a whole lot of conjecture out there this week about the Galaxy Note 8, this supposed iPhone 8 killer Samsung’s rolling out next. Of

Waze Android Auto hands-on: The reason for Android-in-the-car

Ask any Android Auto user what app they’ve been most eagerly awaiting, and the answer will probably be Waze. Sure, Google Maps is one of

OnePlus 5 vs everyone else: where the upstart stands

The OnePlus 5 has finally broken cover and, with that, we are almost through this year’s expected roster of flagship smartphones. While still waiting for

Chuwi SurBook Review: Not a Surface Pro Clone, But a Cheap Alternative

There are too many marketing methods to make customers pay attention to a new product you have designed. Chuwi has used one of the most

5 Reasons it’s good to be a Motorola smartphone user again

As we approach the release of a couple more Motorola-made smartphones on the 25th, it’s become a good time to be a fan of the

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon first drive review: hell on wheels

I’m sorry, you’re called what? The Demon? The demon of what, you might also ask? It’s the torpedo of drag racers, born out an addiction

Pi-top Review – Building the Future

PROS Includes all needed parts and tools Rail system allows for modification Compatible with future Model B+ RPi’s Education-focused, easy to use software Accessible price

Razer Phone: 5 reasons you will want this crazy thing

Apparently there’s going to be a Razer Phone at some point in the near future, and you’re going to want to buy one. Today I’m

iHome iAVS1 Bedside Stereo Speaker for Echo Dot Review

PROS Easy to setup Second USB port for charging a phone Alexa is louder CONS Audio quality isn’t a huge step up Expensive Black version

5 things you need to know about the 2017 BMW 540i xDrive

A lot of what you’ll read about BMW’s newest 5 Series sedan will devote sizable column inches to lamenting the past – that is to

2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 First Drive: Fiercely relaxing

Throbbing red and scented with bespoke perfume, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63’s cabin made absolutely clear that, even by Stuttgart’s standards, this is no ordinary luxury

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

2018 Hyundai Sonata First Drive: 5 things you need to know

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata is here, and while the automaker’s mid-size family sedan hasn’t been completely redesigned there are a few aspects of its recent

Chuwi Hi-Dock Review

PROS Small, compact, nondescript Quick Charge 3.0 for compatible devices Can accommodate 9.7-inch tablets or smaller CONS Forces phones in landscape orientation while charging Design

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE SUV is not what you think it is

Jaguar has taken the wraps off the 2018 E-PACE, it’s latest SUV, but despite what the name would seem to imply this isn’t the company’s

5 things you need to know about the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn

What is there to say about a car like the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn, an ultra-luxury convertible whose price tag can easily approach a half-million dollars?

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2017 BMW X5 40e iPerformance SUV

High performance SUVs are a niche in the family hauler segment, but those that also offer plug-in hybrid efficiency find themselves in an even more

5 things you need to know about the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Mazda isn’t going to build a coupe version of its iconic MX-5 Miata roadster, so please stop asking. What it will do is try to

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT First Drive: 5 things you need to know

Compact hatchbacks like the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT have never really caught on in America, but it has little to do with their merits. Easy

Cadillac Super Cruise First Drive: Trusting the machine

It was, conservatively, 90 seconds before I was satisfied Cadillac’s Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system wasn’t going to kill me. By that point, a combination