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Surface Book vs MacBook Pro (13.3-inch with Touch Bar) : Why Microsoft Wins

Creatives have a tough choice to make. Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro is now more powerful than ever with its 7th-generation processor, but Microsoft’s gunning for

Soundcast VG7 outdoor Bluetooth speaker review: A wonderful speaker, indoors or out

Yes, you’ll experience sticker shock. But it’s been nearly 10 years since we’ve heard a powered, portable, outdoor speaker as good as this one, Pros

Oppo Sonica DAC review

Is it a DAC? Is it a streamer? Is it worth £800/$1200? Despite its name, the Oppo Sonica DAC is much more than just a

Asus L402SA Review

The Pros Amazingly low price; Comfortable keyboard; Colorful display; Strong audio; More ports than competitors offer; Multiple color options The Cons Short battery life; Fair

MartinLogan Unison review: This DTS Play-Fi and AirPlay preamp will stream anything—including your vinyl

Much more than a simple preamp, Unison can convert just about any home audio device into a high-resolution, multi-room audio component, with Anthem Room Correction

Yamaha RX-V483 review

The Good: The Yamaha RX-V483 offers excellent performance for the money with both music and movies. Multiroom music and Bluetooth adds playback flexibility. Build quality

Denon AVR-X2400H review

The affordable AV receiver Award is one of our most hotly contested categories, yet Denon has managed to run off with the Product of the

Samsung HW-MS6500 review

PROS Premium single-body design Powerful bass without an external subwoofer Simplified setup and easy multiroom streaming Plenty of features CONS Only suitable for curved TVs

Apple MacBook (2017) Review

The Pros Faster 7th-generation performance; Still wonderfully thin and light ; Improved keyboard; Good battery life; Runs cool The Cons Just single USC-C port; No

LG SJ9 review

What do we mean by “high quality”? Unless we’re talking about skyscrapers or basketball players, whether something is good or bad isn’t usually isn’t related

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

LG SJ8 review

PROS Slim soundbar and compact sub Lively, engaging sound with muscular bass Easy to use multiroom app Generous features CONS Could be more detailed and

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers

Apple has unveiled the new Apple HomePod, its play into the smart speaker space that’s coming later this year for $349 (about £270 or AU$460).

Three Things We Love About the Ford Ecosport Trend 1.5L AT

A Week with Ford’s Compact SUV Ford Philippines lent us a pair of Ford Ecosports a few weeks ago, the standard Trend 1.5L AT and

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit

Libratone Zipp Nordic Black review

PROS Solid build and customisable design Warm, weighty sound with lots of bass Streams from a wide range of sources Easy to use CONS Bass

The Top 20 Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers of 2017

Here are the top 20 best portable bluetooth speakers of 2017 that are simply outstanding in terms of audio performance, portability and overall design. They

How Much RAM Do You Really Need?

“How much RAM do I need?” It’s one of the most frequent questions asked by anyone buying or upgrading a PC, and while there are

Denon AVR-S730H review

The Good: The Denon AVR-S730H is among the least expensive receivers with this level of features, including 4K/HDR compatibility, multiroom music, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.

Denon D-M41DAB review

Denon didn’t necessarily need to release a new micro system. The multi-Award-winning D-M40DAB has hung around our most-read reviews list like an Adele record that

Denon HEOS Bar Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Flexible positioning Cool design Plenty of connections: 4x HDMI, 3.5mm, optical, coaxial, USB, ethernet, Bluetooth Multiroom skills Can add subwoofer and surrounds for

Sky Q: everything you need to know

Sky Q is Sky’s next-generation TV platform, bringing Sky TV to multiple rooms, screens and devices for a “fluid viewing” experience – complete with 4K

Bang & Olufsen Beolit 17 review

PROS Huge, well-balanced sound Projects a wide 360-degree soundstage Looks and feels gorgeous Neat design touches Excellent battery life CONS Not cheap KEY FEATURES Bluetooth

Huawei Matebook X review

The Good: The Huawei Matebook X has a stylish aluminum design that impresses everyone who sees it. It has a Dolby Atmos audio system and

New Surface Pro 2017 vs MacBook Pro: What’s the difference?

New Surface Pro vs MacBook Pro: When you’re looking for a work laptop, you’ll probably consider the Microsoft Surface Pro or Apple MacBook Pro, but

LifeBEAM Vi review: Is Vi up to the task of being your new running coach?

Vi is a fitness coach with real personality, offering up helpful tips and guidance that will help you improve your workouts. When she’s working well,

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

Amazon Fire 7 review

PROS Terrific value Enough power to handle any Android game Decent battery life CONS Feels slow Basic build Low-resolution screen KEY FEATURES 7-inch 1,024 x

Samsung DeX Review: The Phone-as-PC Dream Remains Elusive

THE GOOD Super-simple setup Cheaper than most Chromebooks Easy to use Adds Ethernet and two USB Type-A ports THE BAD Small number of officially supported

Sony HT-ST5000 review

Verdict This Sony delivers an accomplished Atmos sound that sends the competition hiding For Excellent integration Weighty bass Fine detail Chromecast compatible Against Remote could