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SteelSeries Arctis 7 Review : The Complete Package

THE GOOD Great sound Comfortable fit Reasonable price Seamless wireless THE BAD Fine-tuning music takes some work Roundabout phone and speaker functionality VERDICT The SteelSeries

Panasonic TX-50DX700 4K TV review: Picture performance beyond its price

Ultra-HD TVs are certainly becoming more popular, we know that for sure. The amount of content on offer has increased exponentially since 4K was first

Definitive Technology BP9000 series review

PROS Huge, immersive 3D soundstage Excellent detail and beefy bass Solid build and minimal, modern design Easy to install, cuts down on clutter CONS Can’t

PlayStation Platinum Wireless Headset review

OUR VERDICT Despite some underwhelming moments, Sony’s new PlayStation Platinum Wireless Headset is a great-sounding, ultra-comfortable pair of cans that can make some of the

Astro A40 TR Gaming Headset review

PROS Comfortable over long periods Class-leading audio quality Great customisability options Optional MixAmp works well CONS Design won’t be to everyone’s tastes Relatively expensive Slightly

Hands on: LG SJ9 Soundbar review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Depending on its price, LG’s new SJ9 soundbar might be the most convenient way yet of getting Dolby’s impressive surround sound technology

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 –

MSI GS43VR 6RE Phantom Pro review

PROS Smaller and lighter than rivals Great processor and GPU performance High-quality screen Good keyboard CONS Exterior becomes far too hot Underwhelming build quality KEY

Yamaha Aventage RX-A3060 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,200 AT A GLANCE Plus Nine amp channels, 11.2 (7.2.4) pre-outs Automated angle and height calibration Minus No Auro-3D THE VERDICT Yamaha’s new flagship

Definitive Technology W Studio Micro review

PROS Sleek premium design Huge soundstage and powerful bass Transparent, detailed sound CONS No Bluetooth No HDMI connections DTS Play Fi app problems KEY FEATURES

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 Speaker System Review

PRICE $2,047 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Concentric mid/tweeter Pinpoint imaging App-driven, room- correcting sub Minus Extra power required App required for sub control

PSB Imagine XA Dolby Atmos Speaker Review

What is the PSB Imagine XA? The PSB Imagine XA is a Dolby Atmos Speaker Module that uses upward-firing drivers that have been specifically designed

Oppo UDP-203 4K UHD Blu-ray player review : A class act with awesome audio capabilities

If you’re looking for the best 4K UHD Blu-ray player, Oppo’s UDP-203 is the one to buy. Pros Plays SACD and DVD-Audio discs and supports

K8 Mini PC Review : A Mini PC With Folding Keyboard

Now everything is the way smaller and more compact than a few years ago. The time has passed when a PC looks like a cumbersome

Marantz SR7011 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Nuanced and refined sound Excellent surround performance Dolby Atmos, DTS:X & Auro-3D Support HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 support HEOS multiroom included Easy to setup

Arcam Solo Movie 2.1 review

Since the experimental emergence of multi-channel surround sound in 1952’s This is Cinerama (ironically a documentary made to showcase a new widescreen projection format), the

Yamaha RX-V381 review

Like graduate salesmen, more and more tech goods are expected to go far and beyond what they initially signed up for: smartphones can now start

SteelSeries Siberia 840 review

PROS Comfortable fit Engine 3 software support is useful Decent audio for a gaming headset CONS Not a big upgrade on last year’s model Microphone

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

Kata C2 Review – The Budget Kata Phone With Attitude

Kata Philippines has made a lot of noise in the last quarter of 2016 by releasing a trio of smartphones namely: the Kata Selfie, Kata

Razer Kraken 7.1 V2 Review : Monstrous Size, Mythic Sound

THE GOOD Extremely comfortable Great sound Lots of music presets Good mic THE BAD No 3.5-mm options No gaming audio presets VERDICT Although it’s hardly

CHUWI HiBox Mini PC vs PIPO X9S TV Box Comparison Review

The Chuwi HiBox Mini Pc and the Pipo X9s Tv Box are two very strange and unique Tv Box. Specially the Pipo X9s includes a

Blu Vivo 6 review

PROS Well priced Decent performance and storage Nice metal design CONS Camera is far from great Limited colour options KEY FEATURES 5.5-inch 1080p screen 64GB

Best 360 degree cameras out now and on the way

VR is well and truly here, but it’s not just all about the immersive gaming. 360-degree videos are on the rise and it’s getting easier

2017 Cadillac CT6 Premium Review: Let’s Call It a Comeback

Cadillac’s reinvention from has-been to vital luxury brand has been one of the biggest automotive stories of the past decade. But it’s a story that’s

Bose SoundTouch 300 review

Bose’s latest soundbar offering, the SoundTouch 300, is much like the Build-A-Bear concept. Choose your basic product first, then accessorise away to your heart’s desire.

Yamaha RX-S601 review

PROS Slim, elegant design Lots of features Powerful, attacking sound Excellent scale, wide soundstage CONS Could be more refined and insightful Flirts with brightness at

Orbitsound A60 review

PROS Excellent stereo image regardless of position Crisp, vigorous sound and weighty bass Solid build quality and compact design CONS Bright treble Not best suited

Denon AVR-X6300H 11.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Great all-round performance 11 channels of amplification Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D Superb set of features HEOS multiroom support Easy to setup and

Yamaha WXA-50 Streaming Amplifier Review

The Good Good all-round amp Easy to setup and use Flexible installation Decent connections Includes MusicCast Attractive and well made The Bad Sound is rather