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10 of the best Fitbit alternatives : Fitbits can’t be for everyone

Sometimes you just don’t want a Fitbit. Maybe you’re turned off by how they seem to be the most popular name in fitness tracking, or

FiiO X5 3rd Gen review : A well-built hi-res music player that falls just behind its rivals

Verdict A hi-res player that sounds good whether you’re streaming or playing locally For Good sense of rhythm Solid punch Huge storage Against Confined, occasionally

The best running apps for hitting your goals and smashing your PB

Whether it’s for your smartwatch or smartphone, these are the best apps out there Choosing a good running app is still one of the cheapest

Globe vs Smart: Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ Plans

Both Globe and Smart have just announced their postpaid offerings for Samsung’s latest flagships — the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. The new Samsung handsets don’t

Audeze iSINE10 Earphones Review : In more ways than one, the iSINE is the start of something new

Pros Exceptional sound quality Good Lightning implementation Comfortable and well specified Cons Can be a little ruthless Looks won’t be to everyone’s taste Not hugely

Arcam rPlay review

Verdict An affordable, easy-to-use way to introduce myriad streaming solutions to your hi-fi system For Insightful, solid and articulate sound Vast streaming service support 24-bit/192kHz

Best Floorstanding Speakers of 2017

Serious about your speakers? Then it’s time to bring out the big guns. Floorstanding speakers have one of the most recognizable profiles of all speaker

Samsung QE49Q7C review

Never one to rest on its laurels, Samsung’s 2017 QLED TVs, are aimed at taking a direct swipe at the ever-increasing popularity of OLED screens.

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Yamaha WXAD-10 (MusicCast Add) review

OUR VERDICT Yamaha’s WX-AD10 multiroom adaptor warrants a hi-fi high five – it’s a gorgeous Hi-Res Audio streaming upgrade for legacy amps and music systems.

Vi AI Personal Trainer review: Heart rate-tracking Bluetooth earbuds with serious potential

These $250 Bluetooth earphones pack in a heart rate sensor, voice-coaching, and gorgeous Harman/Kardon sound in one lightweight package. But they’re hindered by an ultra-narrow

Leema Acoustics Quasar All-in-One System Review : The name is celestial but is the Quasar a star?

Pros Exceptional sound quality Good connectivity Superb build Cons Control app is limited Setup more involved than rivals What is the Leema Acoustics Quasar? The

RJ Armadillo Bluetooth Speakers Quick Review

What we liked about it: Quality build Can get really loud Balanced sound quality What we didn’t: Uninspiring design RJ Electronics, an arm of the

Samsung HW-MS650 review

PROS Robust, stylish single-body design Powerful bass without an external subwoofer Generous feature list Easy setup and slick multiroom streaming CONS Slightly aggressive at top

Amazon Fire TV Stick review

PROS Faster and more stable Alexa voice commands work well Much-improved interface Well priced CONS Aimed heavily at Prime users Some Alexa results could be

Moto G5 (2017) review

PROS So much tech for your cash Good performance Jazzed-up design CONS A Moto G4 downgrade in some ways KEY FEATURES 5.5-inch 1080p display 1.4

Denon AVR-X4300H 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Excellent all-round performance Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D Superb set of features HEOS multiroom support Easy to setup and intuitive to use Nicely

Yamaha WXAD-10 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Services: Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Napster, Juke, Qobuz Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA Outputs: 3.5mm mini-jack, RCA Release date: May 2017 Price: TBC Manufacturer: Yamaha

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, PlayBar or PlayBase

Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature

Sonos Playbase review

PROS Good looks, solid build Seamless app integration Sonos app is still be best remote app ever Responsive touch keys Can be expanded with extra

Meridian Explorer 2 DAC Review

Want to experience MQA without breaking the bank? Time to go Exploring Pros Capable of exceptional performance with MQA and standard files Good value Easy

Alienware 15 R3 Review

Pros / Attractive redesigned chassis; Good graphics and overall performance; Comfortable keyboard; Tobii eye-tracking integration; Lovely G-Sync enabled display Cons / Below-average battery life; A

Earphones between £330-350/$495-525 Group Test : It’s time to block out the world

What are we testing? This is a three way test of the Aedle ODS-1, Noble Trident and RHA CL1 Ceramic earphones. It is an unavoidable

Acoustic Research AR-M20 review

If hi-res music players such as the Award-winning Astell & Kern AK70 or the Onkyo DX-P1 can be considered Jack-of-all-trades in the market – the

Fabriq Speaker Review : Alexa to Go, for Less

THE GOOD Alexa inside 5-hour battery Good bass for a small speaker THE BAD Weak treble No waterproofing or ruggedness No hands-free voice control VERDICT

5 reasons why Google Home will beat Amazon Echo

Google Home is among the most interesting of the search king’s current hardware offerings, not least because it sets the stage for an epic showdown

Vifa Oslo portable Bluetooth speaker review : A Danish delight for the deep-pocketed

Luxurious design, fabulous sound, and a fat price tag characterize this mobile sound system. The Oslo is pricey and is not well protected from the

Best music streaming hi-fi system for £8000/$12000

System building needs careful thought so, whether you’re replacing or making improvements, we thought we’d offer a little advice. When you’re spending this kind of

Sennheiser Momentum In-ear Wireless review

OUR VERDICT Sennheiser has cut the cords but kept the impressive audio quality. The Momentum In-Ear Wireless offer solid, well-rounded sounds but are let down

Sony KD-49XE9005 review

How long does it take your brain to process an image? No, it’s faster than that – it’s around 13 milliseconds. In the time it