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Oppo UDP-203 vs Panasonic DMP-UB900 – which is better?

Oppo and Panasonic go head-to-head to see which 4K Blu-ray player deserves to be in your home cinema room… If the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and Oppo

Epson EH-TW6700 review

If a projector is a bridge between the big-screen spectacle of the cinema, and the comfortable familiarity of the home, then Epson’s EH-TW6700 straddles the

BMW 5-Series (2017) review: Saloon car perfection?

The last-generation BMW 5 Series sold more than two million units worldwide. Two million. To put that into perspective: between 2010 and 2015 Porsche built

2017 Cadillac Escalade Platinum review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Cadillac Escalade’s powerful V8 powertrain boasts excellent torque and smoothness, but also makes liberal use of cylinder deactivation to save fuel. The

LG PH450UG Minibeam Projector review

OUR VERDICT In many ways, the LG PH450UG represents a new wave in portable projectors. Offering excellent wired and wireless connectivity, not to mention a

HP Envy Curved All-in-One 34 (2017) review

THE GOOD: Artfully designed with a big curved display and a far better-than-average sound system, the 2017 edition of the computer also includes welcome touches

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

2015 – 2017 Indian Chieftain / Chieftain Dark Horse Review

The Chieftain has all the classic elements that identify it as part of the Indian Motorcycle heritage, including classic badging and iconic War Bonnet mounted

Jaguar F-Pace review: Outpacing its SUV rivals?

Ten years ago, the concept of a Jaguar SUV would have been laughable. Since the brand twinned with Land Rover there was logic in the

2017 Cadillac CTS-V review

THE GOOD: Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control keeps the car settled in the turns and the electronic limited-slip differential makes cornering fast and fun. THE BAD: Three words:

HP Spectre x360 15 (2017) review:

THE GOOD: Beautifully designed and with practically no missteps, the HP Spectre x360 15 has a great keyboard and trackpad, 4K display, above-average sound system

2017 BMW M140i v Ford Focus RS comparison

We’ll admit a comparison test between the BMW M140i and Ford Focus RS doesn’t seem particularly logical on the surface, but there’s a method to

DeVant AVC400 65-inch Curved 4K TV Review : An Attainable 4K TV

If you’ve been lusting for a curved, 4K TV, your options are limited and expensive: Samsung’s top-tier models cost around 200K which is par for

Philips 901F OLED TV with Ambilight review: A cracking 4K OLED debut

This year is fast shaping up to be the year of OLED, with a raft of hot new TV screens set to join LG’s vanishingly

2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 First Drive: AMG for all

You could argue that the 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 is a double-tweener. Just as the E-Class slots in-between its C and S siblings, so the Mercedes-AMG

Kicker Bullfrog Jump Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker Hands-on Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Great for impromptu gatherings Easy to transport Rugged build quality Plays loud and clear Water resistant Minus A bit bulky/heavy for

The Volvo V60 Cross Country Is a Wagon for People Who Split Firewood for Fun

Whatever happened to laying a tarp in the back of the family station wagon so you could haul a bundle of hardwood home for the

BenQ TH530 review

PROS Great value Sharp, detailed pictures Plenty of brightness CONS Quite noticeable rainbow effect Runs a bit noisily Only one HDMI KEY FEATURES Single-chip DLP

2017 Cadillac CT6 Platinum AWD Review: Luxury, reinvented

Cadillac could’ve followed its luxury rivals, but instead the 2017 CT6 rethinks its segment, injecting both sporting enthusiasm and style into an unabashedly tech-savvy sedan.

Pioneer VSX-531 review

If capitalism has shown us anything, it’s that money is power. Skew that into a home cinema context and that correlation isn’t necessarily as straightforward –

Samsung Q9F Hand-on Review

First impressions of Samsung’s new flagship TV from CES 2017 Samsung has officially unveiled its latest TVs. To say it’s kicked off the CES 2017

LG 65UH8500 LCD Ultra HDTV Review

PRICE $1,700 AT A GLANCE Plus HDR10 plus Dolby Vision HDR Great color Wide viewing window Minus Middling black levels Backlight artifacts THE VERDICT LG’s

2016 Victory Cross Country Review

In direct competition with Harley-Davidson and other Made-in-the-USA brands in the traditional American style of a heavier motorcycle, Victory continues to reap a share of the market.

Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra vs. Indian Roadmaster – COMPARISON TEST

There’s been a lot of talk about “bug-out bikes” lately—as in which is the perfect motorcycle to escape a natural (or unnatural) disaster. Earthquake? Tsunami?

2017 Volvo V60 Cross Country review

THE GOOD: Comfortable ride, lots of safety tech and all the practicality you’re liable to ever need. THE BAD: Its interior tech leaves an awful lot to

Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy a 2017 Subaru Impreza

After dropping over $1 billion on overhauling 95% of the Impreza platform, Subaru cashed in big time, as it recently took home the prestigious award for Japan

Yamaha MusicCast YAS-306 review

PROS IR passthrough Well balanced, high-quality sound Generous features CONS No text-based display Comparatively expensive KEY FEATURES Air Surround Xtreme virtual surround sound Dolby Digital

JBL Cinema Base review

PROS Powerful room-filling sound Good detail and solid mid-range Discreet design and robust build Easy to set up CONS Terrible remote Could offer more subtlety

2017 BMW X5 XDRIVE40E IPERFORMANCE REVIEW

HIGHS Tranquil ride quality Upscale design inside and out Stupendous seats Efficiency without sacrifice LOWS Limited cargo capacity for its size Lofty base price Driving

2017 Rezvani Beast Alpha Review

The Rezvani Beast came to be in 2014, less than a year after Rezvani Motors was established in 2014. Developed as a street-legal race car,