television

Sony UBP-X1000ES review

The phrase ‘pushing the envelope’ has nothing to do with post, or stationery for that matter. It originally referred to the ‘flight envelope’ – the

The future of TV: 10 tech steps to the ultimate TV experience

From 4K to HDR to 8K and beyond: the road to TV-viewing perfection is paved with new technologies. And acronyms. Lots and lots of acronyms.

Vizio SmartCast P-Series 4K UHD Display review: Great color and HDR overcome a few minor issues

This 65-inch display shows just how much color you’re missing with the average mid-range LED TV The color and HDR delivered by Vizio’s SmartCast P65-E1

Hisense 55N6800 television review

OUR VERDICT It’s far from perfect, but the Hisense 55N6800 is proof that 4K TVs can be done well on a budget, combining great design

Toshiba 49U6763DB Review

Pros It’s cheap It looks quite nice Good motion handling and connectivity Cons Poor black levels Sluggish smart menus No HDR, and fairly drab colours

Top 20 Best Surround Sound Speakers of 2017

In this review we feature our top picks for the best surround sound speakers that deliver very crisp home theater-like sound performance at a value

Xbox One X Review

PROS High quality console performance Form factor smaller and more slick than predecessors Backwards compatible with a wide variety of games Compatible with previous Xbox

Toshiba 49U7763DB review

Few people would have £650/$858 leave their bank account without noticing, but in terms of 4K televisions of this size the Toshiba 49U7763DB represents a real bargain.

Polk Signa Solo review

Reasonable really isn’t the word. In fact, a soundbar costing only £150 seems such a bargain – especially when you consider our cheapest Award winner, the Yamaha

Huawei Mate 10 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specs Comparison

In this episode of our specs comparison, we will be comparing two new flagship phablets from two top brands in the world as of this

Roku Streaming Stick and Stick+ review: A new remote makes a big difference

Roku’s stellar mid-range streamers get even better. In a perfect world, cutting the cable cord and setting up a new streaming player would allow you

Xiaomi Mi A1 Review : Android One just got familiar

PROS Overall value far exceeds price Camera quality exceeds price Build quality exceeds price Pure Android with Android One Comes in three colors CONS Camera

Humax FVP-5000T review

Variety may be the spice of life, but when it comes to Humax’s home recording devices it’s consistency that makes them so exciting. You can almost set

Nuraphone review: Headphones that scan your ears for a tailored listening experience

Australian startup Nura hopes to disrupt the personal audio business with Nuraphone, a set of headphones that can create a tailored listening experience based on

Top 10 Wireless Computer Speakers in 2017

Here are our top picks for the best wireless computer speakers that deliver extremely good sound performance with superb Bluetooth wireless connectivity. These speakers are

Apple TV 4K vs Amazon Fire TV 4K (2017): What’s the difference?

Apple TV 4K vs Amazon Fire TV 4K: Which is the better buy? Amazon and Apple have both recently unveiled new 4K HDR compatible streaming

How to Build Your First Home Theater From Nothing

Setting up a proper home theater doesn’t have to be terribly expensive or complicated. If you’re still watching TV on a tiny screen and crappy

Basic Home Theater AV Set Up Guide – Hooking It All Up

So, you bought a home theater system? Great! Watching a movie on a properly set up surround sound system, or listening to your music through

How to Place Your Speakers to Maximize Your Home Theater Experience

Whether you are setting up your computer speakers or a complex home theater bundle, understanding the art and science of speaker channels and placement is

Westinghouse 4K Amazon Fire TV Review: Great for anyone, especially cord-cutters

PROS Very bright backlight and crisp images Amazon’s platform works flawlessly OTA TV features are great for cord-cutters Lightweight Having Alexa on the TV is

Apple TV 4K vs Apple TV: Prices, specs and features compared

Apple is finally joining the civilized world of 4K Ultra-HD with its new Apple TV 4K, a new streaming box that can output the higher resolution in conjunction with HDR.

Bowers & Wilkins 704 S2 loudspeaker review: These floor-standers sound as exquisite as they look

You don’t need anything more for critical listening, but you’ll want to pair them with a subwoofer—at least—for home theater use. B&W’s 704 S2 are

HDR TV: Everything you need to know before you shop for a new 4K television

You’ll find high dynamic range at every price point now, and that’s made the technology’s strengths, differences, and pitfalls abundantly clear. HDR (High Dynamic Range)

Philips 65POS9603 hands on

Philips has revealed its new flagship TV – this 65in OLED 9 series. Not to be confused with the existing 9002 OLED range, the 9 series, or 9603, sits

Samsung Gear Sport Hand-on Review

Key Features 1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED display 360 x 360 resolution Tizen 50g 4GB internal storage 300 mAh battery Samsung Gear Sport hands-on: A smaller

Hands on: SNES Classic Mini review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Our early impressions suggest the SNES Classic Mini is every bit as lovingly designed as its predecessor, while removing its single biggest

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Review: New 32-inch TV and cheapest Smart TV 2017

We know that Xiaomi is a brand that does not only focus on smartphones but also focus on other products such as TVs, bracelets and

Google Home and Chromecast vs. Amazon Echo and Fire TV: Which is the best hands-free TV experience?

Watching TV no longer requires a remote–at least in certain circumstances. Let’s be honest: Reaching for the remote while watching TV isn’t a major inconvenience.

Logitech Circle 2 review: The best home security camera?

We were so impressed with the first Logitch Circle camera – which is included in our list of best indoor smart home cameras – that we

Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast soundbar review: A perfect addition to any MusicCast setup

You’ll love this soundbar if you use the MusicCast app and have other MusicCast speakers. It’s slightly less compelling when judged soley as a soundbar.