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2018 Kawasaki Z900RS First Ride Review

If you were expecting a cosmetic makeover of the Z900, you’d be mistaken like I was. I mean, it’s called Z900RS, but apart from the basic engine,

Linksys WRT32X AC3200 dual-band Wi-Fi gaming router review

The Good: Gamers will love how it stabilizes in-game ping. The Bad: The speeds aren’t great and the menu isn’t the most user-friendly. No hardware changes from

Audi Q7 E-Tron: The hybrid revolution just got its own superhero

The Audi Q7 E-Tron is an incredible feat of hybrid automotive engineering – and it’s finally convinced me that there’s no need to buy an

B&O Beoplay M3 review

OUR VERDICT A great sounding mono speaker with support for every major streaming protocol, but it’s a shame there’s no stereo pair option. FOR Spotify

Polar OH1 Review

Pros Convenient and comfortable Bluetooth pairing with various apps and wearables Accurate readings Cons In-app purchases in Polar Beat app No ANT+ Key Features Review

JBL Link 20 Google Assistant smart speaker review

OUR VERDICT It may not be the pinnacle of sound dynamics and coherence, but this full-sounding smart home speaker is more flexible than most. FOR

Fossil Q Venture review

OUR VERDICT The Fossil Q Venture is a sharp-looking, comfortable smartwatch with a great display and responsive processor, but fitness fans will miss GPS connectivity,

Misfit Vapor review

OUR VERDICT Misfit’s first foray into the world of smartwatches brings with it a big bold screen, a premium design and a low price tag

2017 BMW X3 review

THE GOOD: The 2017 BMW X3 offers an impressive head-up display and connected navigation system, along with support for Apple CarPlay. Its well-mannered driving character means

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

Android 8.1 Oreo is here: What’s new, what’s changed, and what’s awesome

Everything you need to master the latest major release of Android. Get your phones ready because Android Oreo is finally here. But its name isn’t the

The best fitness wearables for women – UPDATE LAST 2017

From step counting to marathon training, here are the best options for gurls We still get asked a lot which GPS sports watches for women

Best hybrid cars in each sector

Whether you’re looking for a family hatchback, an SUV or a performance car, there’s a hybrid to suit. We take a look at the top

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition Review

What we liked about it: * Good performance * Impressive camera performance * Great display quality * Beautiful design * Iris scanner * Less expensive

Michael Kors Access Sofie review: Stunning smartwatch with serious sparkle

Fashion brand Michael Kors is back with a second version of its Access smartwatch – the Sofie. The device follows on from the chunky but

HDMI 2.1 has arrived: Here’s everything you need to know

Higher resolution audio and video, faster refresh rates, and more bandwidth will enable better experiences with movies, games, VR, and more. HDMI 2.1 is here,

New Kia Picanto vs Volkswagen Up Comparison

The Volkswagen Up is one of our favourite city cars, but it faces a tough challenge from the well-equipped new Kia Picanto *** Note :

Google Pixel Buds v Apple AirPods: The brawl of the smart earbuds

Which pair of smart headphones is for you? Thus far, true hearables have been the playground of smaller companies like Bragi and NuHeara. In the

Best cheap smartwatches 2017 : Sony, Martian, Pebble, Asus and more

Smartwatches that won’t break the bank If you’re looking for the best smartwatch but want to operate on a cheaper budget, there are options out there for

Sony XBR-X900E Review

The Good: The Sony XBR-X900E evinces excellent image quality, with deep black levels, accurate color, solid video processing and best-in-class high dynamic range performance. Its modern,

Sonos PlayBar review: An excellent wireless multi-room and TV speaker solution

The Sonos Playbar is specifically designed to sit under or above your wall-mounted TV, while the more recent Sonos Playbase, is designed to sit beneath your

BLACKVIEW BV9000 PRO Review

The new BLACKVIEW BV9000 PRO smartphone is rocking the market with its bigger screen size, processor, operating system, processor and other specifications. We are here

Samsung UN55MU7000 / UE55MU8000 review

OUR VERDICT The UE55MU7000 (known as the MU8000 in the UK) is more impactful with the sort of bright 4K, HDR images it was essentially

Nokia Steel HR review : There might be a new name on the face, but this is still a hybrid smartwatch great

The Nokia Steel HR is the Withings Steel HR aside from some very minor differences, and quite frankly we don’t have a problem with that.

Panasonic TX-50EX750 review

OUR VERDICT Cosmetically, the EX750 is a sumptuous 4K flatscreen, but limited HDR effectiveness and bewildering image options make this TV a cautionary buy. FOR

VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

Volkswagen has brought its electric crossover concept to the LA Auto Show 2017, the VW. I.D. CROZZ, and the little SUV EV is something particularly special.

Samsung UE49MU6400 Review

Pros Clean, sharp picture Good colours Nice design Good software Low input lag Cons HDR performance not hugely impactful Blacks are a little grey Key

Best small SUVs 2017 – and the ones to avoid

Thinking of buying a small SUV? Then make sure you read our count down of the top 10 cars in this booming sector Small SUVs

Roku Express (2017) Review

Pros Superb app selection Neutral approach Easy to use Cheap Cons Some apps look dated Still some lag Key Features Review Price: £29.99/$39.59 1080p picture

And finally: Nike boss talks FuelBand sequel and more

A look back on some of the lesser stories from a busy week in wearable tech Black Friday is over, Cyber Monday cometh. No doubt