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2018 Yamaha XSR700 Sport Heritage First Ride Review

Whoever said, “you can buy fashion but you can’t buy style” has obviously never seen or ridden Yamaha’s all new 2018 XSR700 Sport Heritage. While this statement usually

First Look: 2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 And Tracer 900 GT

Yamaha continues to consolidate its naming structure by replacing the FJ name with Tracer, which has been used in Europe. Consequently, the bike we’ve known

First Look: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 / V4S / V4 Speciale

Here it is in the flesh, the first mass-produced Ducati motorcycle to mount a four-cylinder engine, and it’s derived, Ducati says, directly from the MotoGP Desmosedici. Actually there are three of them: Panigale V4, Panigale V4S and V4S

First Look: 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260

With a long list of upgrades over the last generation of Multistradas, this year’s ’Strada is pretty much all new for 2018. It gets an upgrade

2015-2017 Yamaha WR250F Review

First introduced in 2001, the WR250F has seen some changes through the years up to and including 2014 — most notably the alloy frame introduced

25 Years of ThinkPad: The Best and Most Innovative

Since 1992, the ThinkPad brand has been synonymous with strong build quality, eye-popping innovations and first-class usability. In the past 25 years, IBM and later

2016-2018 Yamaha Bolt Review

As Yamaha’s “Made in the U.S.” cruiser line, Star shows its stuff with the 2018 lineup. The Bolt continues with that classic “bobber” style — high tank and short wheelbase — folks

2016-2017 Yamaha Smax Review

Building scooters is a somewhat funny business. You have overseas licensing conventions that force engine sizes into certain size brackets, and the displacement usually eases right up

Intel 8th-gen CPUs: Release date, specs, price, news and more

Intel has finally shown its hand in the 2017 CPU wars, revealing the processors that’ll power the laptops going on sale before Christmas this year.

Apple TV 4K Review: One Powerful (But Pricey) Streaming Box

THE GOOD Fantastic 4K HDR content Intuitive home screen Simple iOS and macOS integration THE BAD Expensive Fiddly remote No digital audio or USB ports

Samsung Galaxy S9 Release Date: News, specs and all you need to know

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S9 *** Note : £1 = $1.30 The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the next big thing for

Lavardin ISx Reference review

Lavardin must be one of hi-fi’s best-kept secrets. Never heard of it? We don’t blame you. It’s a tiny French company that specialises in amplification,

2018 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride Review

Yamaha tantalized the American dirtbike press with the unveiling of its all-new, electric-start, WiFi-equipped 2018 Yamaha YZ450F about a month ago, and we haven’t stopped

2016-2017 Yamaha YZF-R1/YZF-R1S/YZF-R1M Review

The YZF-R1 family brings MotoGP styling and performance normally only experienced by the privileged few to the streets for consumption by the “everyman.” Blessed with

2015-2018 Yamaha XT250 Review

It seems like when God said “Let there be light,” Yamaha was already making the XT250. Okay, maybe not that long ago, but it has

2018 Yamaha Star Venture First Ride

I have to admit I’ve been around long enough to have ridden the original Yamaha Venture Royale, and quite a lovable beast it was. Then

2016-2017 Yamaha SR400 Review

Yamaha’s motto for the SR400 is “everything old is new again,” and nothing speaks more to that than a kickstarter and tubed tires. Re-introduced to

Geneva Touring S review

PROS Looks gorgeously retro Built-in radio Good battery life Removable rechargeable battery Relatively compact CONS Thin sound Harsh at high volume KEY FEATURES Bluetooth DAB/FM

2018 Yamaha YZ450F Preview

The 2018 Yamaha YZ450F promises to advance technology in the sport of motocross by becoming the world’s first Wi-Fi-equipped production dirtbike, capable of allowing the

2017 Yamaha FZ 09 Review

Up until now, the FZ-09 has been widely regarded as having fallen short of its potential. The suspension was insufficient, throttle too abrupt and a

2015 – 2017 Yamaha FJ-09 Review

Back in 2014 at the EIMC, Yamaha introduced us to its latest effort to join the ranks of sport-touring motorcycle manufacturers with the 2015 FJ-09. Essentially,

2015 – 2017 Yamaha FJR1300 Review

The biggest sport-tourer in Yamaha ’s lineup just got better. In 2016, the FJR1300A and its stablemate the FJR1300ES saw some evolutionary changes that brought

2015 – 2017 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer Review

Introduced in 2007, Star— now folded back under the Yamaha umbrella — has been offering essentially the same bike spec-wise since 2012, which isn’t necessarily a

2015 – 2017 Yamaha Raider Review

The Raider from the Star cruiser line— now folded back into the Yamaha stable — and its chromed-out sibling, the Raider S, haven’t changed much spec-wise

2017 KTM 390 Duke Review

The moto market is spoiled for lustful choices in the high-end arena, but creating a desirable motorcycle at a budget price is a more challenging

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Review : Now Available at $589.99

Usually we look at the sales statistics and define the most popular brand. These number also can provide a valuable information whether this or that

2016 – 2017 Yamaha XSR900 Review

New-from-2016 in Yamaha’s sport heritage stable, we have the XSR900. Influenced by the classic “XS” series from the ’70s and ’80s, the XSR shows its

be quiet! PowerZone 650W review – high-quality modular cable management

Pros Beautiful design and high build quality Silent operation Protected against various power-related issues High energy conversion efficiency Completely modular cable management Reliable element base 5

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 vs Mediatek Helio X30 : Best Smartphone chip for 2017?

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Mediatek Helio X30 are about to be released as prime candidates for the BEST SMARTPHONE CHIP OF 2017, but what really

Audio Research GSi75 review

High-end hi-fi purists tend to frown upon the concept of integration. Multiple boxes, each dedicated to an individual task have long been promoted as the