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Best Floorstanding Speakers of 2017

Serious about your speakers? Then it’s time to bring out the big guns. Floorstanding speakers have one of the most recognizable profiles of all speaker

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Sony KD-65A1 OLED review

PROS Outstanding picture quality An innovative sound system that works Gorgeous design CONS Expensive Uninspiring remote KEY FEATURES 4K and HDR HDR10 and Dolby Vision

Top 10 Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2017

In this review we feature the top 10 best bookshelf speakers of 2017 that outperform the competition. These bookshelf speakers pump out incredible audio performance,

Yamaha WXAD-10 (MusicCast Add) review

OUR VERDICT Yamaha’s WX-AD10 multiroom adaptor warrants a hi-fi high five – it’s a gorgeous Hi-Res Audio streaming upgrade for legacy amps and music systems.

Zappiti Duo (2017) 4K HDR Media Streaming Player Review : Going from strength to strength

Pros Relatively simple to set up Excellent build quality Comprehensive connections Good, back-lit remote 4K HDR support Immersive audio capability Frame-packed 3D is no issue

Polk Signa S1 review

The Good: The Signa S1 offers excellent music replay for the money and decent intelligibility in movies. The provision of a separate subwoofer means it

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

Top 10 Motorcycles For Millennials

I was a little surprised my kid liked the new Honda Rebel 500 as much as he did last week, but then all of us

Yamaha WXAD-10 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Services: Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Napster, Juke, Qobuz Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA Outputs: 3.5mm mini-jack, RCA Release date: May 2017 Price: TBC Manufacturer: Yamaha

2017 Ducati Monster 797 Review: First Ride

Hemlines and exhausts go up and down, radiators come and go, but the Monster hasn’t really ever gone out of fashion since it hit the

2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 Review : MO’s first ride aboard Yamaha’s much-anticipated middleweight weapon

Here’s a quick reminder of what was going on in the world in 2006: Dick Cheney, then Vice President of the United States, shot a

8 Things You Didn’t Know About The 2017 Yamaha R6

By now fans of the middleweight sportbike class are well aware of Yamaha’s new 2017 YZF-R6. A bike long overdue, the R6 borrows some styling

These 10 Sleeper Cars Are Perfect Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Dream machines like Lamborghinis and Bugattis are incredible cars, but there’s a lot more to owning them than just driving and maintenance. On top of their astronomical prices and

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod First Ride Review : Harley lets fly an angrier, urban-sport version of its lovable Street 750

As a lifelong rooter for the underdog, I really wanted to like this one. Almost three years ago, I was a big fan of the

Yamaha RX-A860 review

PROS Smooth, musical performer Twin HDMI outputs Powerful DSP processing modes HDMI passthrough functionality CONS Only three HDMI HDCP 2.2 inputs Messy user interface Button-tastic

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

Denon Heos 7 HS2 review

PROS Huge, room-filling sound Robust construction and attractive design Hassle-free music streaming with Heos app Generous range of streaming services CONS Rich bass won’t suit

Philips Fidelio SkyQuake B8/12 review

PROS Neat design Lively and entertaining sound CONS No HDMI 2.0 ports No network connection Surround effect is not convincing KEY FEATURES Dolby TrueHD and

Denon Heos 5 HS2 Multiroom Bluetooth speaker review

OUR VERDICT Rock solid streaming and High-Res Audio support make the HEOS 5 HS2 a must have multiroom speaker. FOR Above average audio performance Frustration-free

2017 Honda CBR300R Vs. Hyosung GD250R

There’s an old saying that aptly describes the Hyosung GD250R: A day late and a dollar short. The 250cc beginner bike market went strong for

2017 Triumph Street Triple RS Review: First Ride

The last time Triumph conducted a major revamp of its Street Triple family was 2013. At that press launch Triumph didn’t feel it necessary to

Roth VA4 review

With more people buying vinyl each year, there’s a greater number of turntables being bought (or dusted off) and plugged in. If you’re in the

2016 – 2017 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Review

I remember watching news clips on TV in the early-to mid 1970s for events taking place in California. The news had plenty to talk about

Honda CRF450R Vs. Husqvarna FC450 Vs. Kawasaki KX450F Vs. KTM 450 SX-F Vs. Suzuki RM-Z450 Vs. Yamaha YZ450F – Shoot-outs

The race to deliver the best 450cc motocross bike on the planet grabbed another gear in 2017 when Honda released its all-new 2017 CRF450R to

Yamaha ISX-18D review

PROS Attractive picture frame design Generous streaming features Decent clarity and bass CONS Short on excitement and finesse Boxed-in sound Clunky clock display Some syncing

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R Review – First Ride

Ah, the legendary Phillip Island circuit, the scene of many epic battles among two-wheel gladiators like Gardner, Rainey, Schwantz, Corser, Stoner, Rossi and Iannone, which