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Living with Google Home review

The Google Assistant has been bundled into the browser, added into Android, and squeezed into Android Wear: now, it’s getting a sleek object d’art for

Denon AVR-S920W review

THE GOOD: The Denon AVR-920W offers excellent surround sound performance for the money, especially for an Atmos-capable model. Music playback is accomplished and full-sounding. The

Mazda CX-9 Review: A Genuine Family Car of the Year Frontrunner

When people point and stare at your car on the highway, mouths all agape and cellphones snapping, you know you’re driving something special. It’s even

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) Review: Alexa goes everywhere

PROS Most affordable way to get Alexa functionality Fast, accurate voice recognition Aggressive roll-out of new skills CONS No digital audio output Audio cable not

The Top 10 Loudest Bluetooth Speakers of 2016

Here are the top 10 loudest bluetooth speakers of 2016 that deliver some serious audio performance when it comes to thumping bass and volume output.

Samsung Gear Icon X review

OUR VERDICT If you’re looking to cut the cord and step onto the treadmill, Samsung’s Gear Icon X are a fully-featured and comfortable, albeit flawed

The 29 best games for the new Apple TV

Games! That was what got us excited when we heard the new Apple TV would have third-party apps. It’d be like a console, only tiny,

Roberts Stream 65i review

Verdict An impressive spec list, but the Stream 65i’s performance leaves us very much wanting For Good functionality Clear control screen Easy to use Against

9 Reasons Your Phone Battery Dies So Quickly

Whether you have an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you’re probably pretty familiar with the struggle to keep your smartphone running like new a few months or

Hands on: Samsung Gear S3 Classic review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Samsung’s Gear smartwatch is bigger than ever in every sense of the word. That’s wonderful for its capabilities and longevity, but loses

Yamaha RV-X481 review

THE GOOD: The Yamaha RX-V481 offers very good audio performance in a relatively affordable bundle. It offers numerous streaming services over Wi-Fi plus the ability

CREATIVE IROAR REVIEW

HIGHS Excellent sound quality Loaded with connectivity options Great design with touch controls Good battery life Software and hardware add-ons LOWS Expensive, especially with Rock

Sonos vs. Denon HEOS: Which wireless speaker system stands supreme?

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Sonos must be feeling pretty flattered right about now. Either that or pretty pissed off. Ever since

GGMM E3 Wireless Smart Speaker review : This little speaker delivers big sound

The E3 is a compact speaker that combines sleek, elegant design; superior sound; and flexible connectivity options. The GGMM E3 is a compact tabletop speaker

Amazon Echo review

Amazon Echo is stunning, sleek and slowly becoming more sentient OUR VERDICT As purely a Bluetooth speaker, the Echo leaves a lot to be desired.

Denon AVR-X3300W Atmos/DTS:X AV Receiver Preview

Summary Product Name: AVR-X3300W AV Receiver Manufacturer: Denon MSRP: $999 Executive Overview Denon has just released their new AVR-X3300W 3D immersive sound AV receiver. With

Apple iPod Nano review:

THE GOOD: The Apple iPod Nano has a sleek aluminum design, FM radio, Bluetooth and long battery life. THE BAD: With no Wi-Fi, you’re stuck syncing

Apple iPod Shuffle review:

THE GOOD: The Apple iPod Shuffle is affordably priced with a compact design and long-lasting battery. It’s both stylish and easily wearable, thanks to its

What You Need to Know About Wireless Multiroom Music Systems

Prior to a decade ago, having distributed music around your house usually meant calling a custom installer to put in hundreds of feet of cable,

Samsung’s new smart earbuds track your steps and heart rate

The $199 Gear IconX goes on sale later this year. ​The newly announced Gear Fit 2 is probably the fitness band Samsung should have made

Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless Speaker Review

Product Name: Zeppelin Wireless Speaker Manufacturer: Bowers and Wilkins Performance Rating: Value Rating: MSRP: $ 599 Pros Precise room filling sound Bright natural sound with

Hands-on Review : Android Wear 2.0 — First look at the upcoming OS overhaul

Android Wear 2.0 has dropped and it’s a huge change to everything you think you know about Google’s wearable operating system. While updates to messaging,

B&O BeoSound 35 review

Verdict B&O aims too high with its all-in-one system For Wide, insightful performance Gorgeous design and build quality Against Could do with greater dynamism and

Dali Kubik Free review

Verdict Still a talented speaker, but there are competitors that better it now For Enthusiastic, entertaining sound Decent detail and dynamics Sounds bigger than it

Yamaha WX-030 review

PROS Compact design Clear, well-balanced and punchy sound Easy setup and operation with MusicCast app CONS Mono output lacks width Strains at loud volumes No

Yamaha RX-A550 review

Verdict A powerful and immersive amp with lots of detail, but falls short on features for its price For Big, powerful sound Solid, weighty low

Kurio Smart 2-in-1 Review

The Pros Fun, motion-controlled games; First Windows hybrid for kids The Cons Sluggish performance; Cramped, shallow keyboard; Blue-tinted display; Parental Controls don’t support all browsers

Mass Fidelity Core Review

THE GOOD Stylish, compact design Rich, balanced 3D audio Up to 12 hours of battery life Doesn’t require an app THE BAD Expensive VERDICT The

LG Gram Review

The Pros Lightweight design; Strong overall performance; Highly accurate display The Cons Battery life too short; Keyboard has a hollow feel; Lid shakes Verdict The

Vizio M Series (M65-C1) Review: Great Big 4K Value

THE GOOD Excellent contrast and deep blacks Good color reproduction Large 4K picture for a reasonable price Handy remote with built-in keyboard THE BAD Aging