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Switchmate Bright Review: No-tool smart light upgrade needs work

PROS No-tool, removable way to make lights smarter Installation takes literally seconds Motion sensor adds convenience Can now fit side-by-side on multi-gang switches CONS Bluetooth

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT First Drive Review: Porsche’s nightmare

In any up-and-coming professional’s life, there’s a moment where a pressing decision must be made: is it time to buy a Porsche 911? Virtually a

Westinghouse 4K Amazon Fire TV Review: Great for anyone, especially cord-cutters

PROS Very bright backlight and crisp images Amazon’s platform works flawlessly OTA TV features are great for cord-cutters Lightweight Having Alexa on the TV is

Google’s $1.1bn HTC deal: 5 things to know

Google has gone shopping, spending $1.1bn on picking up some of the key Pixel team from long-time Android partner HTC. It’s not the outright acquisition

2018 GMC Terrain First Drive: Small SUV, Big Ambition

There are a handful of brands that are uniquely positioned to take full advantage of soaring public interest in crossovers and SUVs, and GMC –

Nest Secure hands-on plus Nest Hello, Cam IQ Outdoor

Nest has done a solid job of filling in gaps in the company’s connected home and security line-up today, unveiling Nest Secure, the Nest Hello

2017 Audi R8 Spyder Review: Almost no compromises

PROS Incredibly quick Surprisingly comfortable Easy to drive, even at speed Glorious soundtrack 18mpg combined isn’t bad for a V10 CONS Expensive without the badge-recognition

August Smart Lock Pro Review

PROS Easy to install Broad smart home compatibility DoorSense is legitimately upgrade-worthy CONS Expensive, especially if you’re upgrading multiple doors Apple HomeKit doesn’t get full

What Google’s Pixel 2 needs to compete with iPhone X

Apple’s stepped up their game with the iPhone X, creating a device that not only has a built-in cult following, but delivers on new features

2018 Polaris RZR Dynamix First Drive Review : Off-road witchcraft

For those unacquainted with the experience of offroading in a Polaris RZR, allow me a few brief words to familiarize you with the sensations. Dusty.

Motorola Gamepad Moto Mod Review: Great for tiny hands

PROS High quality build Includes built-in battery Works with all Moto Z phones Plug-and-play (no setup required) Price is right CONS Not made for big

iPhone 8 hands-on: not quite X, better than 7s

The iPhone 8 is what we expected to be the iPhone 7s – but just a little bit better. Or a whole lot better, if

2019 Audi A8 Level 3 autonomy first-drive: Chasing the perfect ‘jam’

Most of the time I’ll do my absolute best to avoid a traffic jam, but the 2019 Audi A8 makes them oddly appealing. Forget “Artificial

2017 BMW i3 vs i3 with Range Extender Review

PROS Distinctive design still looks fresh Cabin is beautifully unique Range Extender is a clever fix to EV anxiety DC Fast Charging is standard CONS

2018 Nissan Leaf revealed: 150 miles range, and we’ve driven it

Meet the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf, the much-anticipated updated version of one of the most affordable electric cars on the market. Promising more range, more

Sony’s RX0 has DJI in its sights as well as GoPro

The action camera space might seem crowded right now, not to mention commoditized, but Sony believes it has something sufficiently different. That’s the promise of

2018 BMW Z4 Concept design interview: deceptively simple lines

We’ve definitely seen our fair share of concept car designs, ranging from mundane to the almost improbable. The BMW Z4 Concept, which was teased in

The Walkman is alive

With a streaming-capable smartphone in most pockets, it’d be easy to assume that the bottom has fallen out of the standalone media player segment altogether.

Ricoh Theta V hands-on: 360 camera goes 4K

Ricoh has revealed its brand new 360-degree camera, the Ricoh Theta V, stepping up to 4K video and 3D spatial surround sound audio. Replacing the Theta

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk First Drive: The 707hp SUV

If you’re offended by the concept of a 707 horsepower SUV, then you should probably just stop reading right now. In our age of instantaneous

Insta360 ONE hands-on review : a new, exciting way to make memories

By now, 360-degree cameras are a dime a dozen, ranging from accessories that have to be clipped to a phone to standalone but palm-sized spheres

Galaxy Note 8: eight things to love about it

The Galaxy Note 8 is here at long last and it was everything we heard it would be and then some. There is quite a

Note 8 camera: 5 things you need to know

Is the camera the most important element of a new smartphone? That may be arguable, but there’s no denying that expectations have been high for

Galaxy Note 8 preorders: 5 things to consider first

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 preorders start today, but there are a few things to bear in mind before you open your wallet. Samsung’s new flagship

ASUS ZenFone AR Tango Phone Review

PROS Has a super bright and sharp display Unique camera system onboard (thanks to Tango spec req.) Phone body has a no-frills premium build Battery

Note 8 vs Galaxy S8+ : Which phablet to buy

Samsung’s flagships have always been related, but with the Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy S8+ the familial resemblance is closer than ever. The brand

Optoma NuForce BE2 Earbuds Review: Premium quality with budget cost

PROS Great sound and call quality Excellent noise isolation Long battery life Water-resistant Supports AAC audio CONS Clasp is difficult to move Last week, company

This is the 2018 BMW M5: Its AWD is super-clever

All hail the 2018 BMW M5, the sixth-generation of the iconic super-sedan, and the German automaker’s most cunning yet. Sure, the 2018 M5 isn’t short

VW Microbus EV reborn: 5 things you should know

You have to wonder why it’s taken Volkswagen so long to reboot the Microbus, but come 2022 the iconic shape will return to the roads.

2017 Mazda CX-5: 5 Things You Need To Know

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is a near-complete redesign of the brand’s strong-selling compact crossover, and it comes hot on the heels of last year’s unusual