Audio & Video

CES 2020 preview: what to expect from the world’s biggest tech show

The Consumer Electronics Show starts the new year with a bang In the first week of January 2020, in Las Vegas, CES will be back

Acoustic Energy AE120 review

We unbox Acoustic Energy’s AE120 floorstanders with no small amount of excitement. They emerge to reveal a tweeter and three relatively large drivers, all within

Panasonic DP-UB450EB review

While covering all the bases is nothing unusual in baseball, in the world of budget 4K Blu-ray players, there hasn’t yet been quite the same

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR2 platform takes aim at true mixed reality

It looks like we’ll see a pair of Niantic AR glasses based on this, too. Pokemon Go goggles?? Qualcomm will use its newly announced Snapdragon

1MORE PORTABLE BT SPEAKER REVIEW

1More make some incredible audio gear. But even they can have an off day… 1More make some of our favorite headphones and earbuds of all

Vu Ultra Android Smart TV Review

Xiaomi might have brought some hype to the affordable television industry in India over the last couple of years, but Indian television brand Vu has

Denon AVR-X3500H review

Maintaining supremacy in the marketplace isn’t usually achieved by standing still. Nor is it brought about by completely remapping the route that led to success

Lack of deals be damned, the Nintendo Switch just had its best week ever

We must confess to being slightly disappointed at the line-up of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite consoles during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in the US.

NAD D 3020 V2 Review

It’s difficult not to love this spruced-up version of NAD’s classic amp NAD ignored a number of rules when it released the original D 3020

Wilson Audio launches £330,000 Chronosonic speakers

Your choice of colour included Wilson audio has released a set of high-end loudspeakers based on its successful Alexandria XLFs and which come in at a little

MartinLogan Motion 15i review

Charming compact box speakers from the US electrostatic specialist  We don’t see products from MartinLogan very often. In fact, that’s exactly what we said five

As PlayStation turns 25: What was your favorite game on PS1?

Today is a big day for the PlayStation brand, because today marks the 25th anniversary of Sony’s entrance into the world of gaming. On December

Panasonic TX-55GZ2000B review

It can be easy to become fixated on a product’s single standout feature to the extent that you overlook something else that’s ultimately far more

Fluance RT85 turntable review: A great-sounding turntable for the vinyl enthusiast on a budget

You’d typically need to spend hundreds more to get the upgrades and performance in Fluance’s budget-priced turntable. Canadian Hi-Fi manufacturer Fluance has launched a new

Denon introduces all-in-one soundbar with DTS Virtual: X

Denon has launched a new soundbar. This time it’s an all-in-one affair featuring immersive audio format DTS Virtual: X. After expanding its premium offering of

Lindemann Limetree Network Streamer Review

Lindemann’s baby is small but perfectly formed What is the Limetree Network? The Lindemann Limetree Network is a compact, network audio streamer. It does, in

10 Reasons to Upgrade Your Home Cinema System with a Denon AVR

True audiophiles understand that to create a rich audio environment and capture a cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home, you need a

Looking back into Stadia’s launch, issues, and what to look forward to

Stadia’s launch hasn’t been what Google had hoped for. Anticipated as a Netflix for gaming, Google’s answer to consoles and Steam was supposed to shake

Creative T100 review: These desktop speakers deliver superb sound from multiple sources

Music, movies and video games all get an audio upgrade thanks to multiple connectivity options. Creative’s T100 is the latest in the companies much-loved T-series of

Amazon Echo Show 8 Review

If you think the 10.1-inch Echo Show 2nd Gen is a bit big and the Echo Show 5 is a bit small, you’ll be happy

DALI Rubicon 6 speaker review: Staking claim to a sonic empire?

These floor-standing speakers deliver plenty of bass and clarity without sounding cold or harsh. Speaker reviews are easy to write when the speakers sound good,

Which Echo should I get? A buyer’s guide for Amazon’s dizzying array of Echo devices

Get help picking the right Amazon Echo device, from Echo and Echo Dot speakers to the Echo Show smart display and the new Echo Flex.

Hands on: Hisense R8F 4K Ultra HD Roku TV review

Hisense is a value brand that’s stepping up in the world thanks to its proprietary ULED technology that boosts brightness, contrast, color and motion as

8K or not 8K? – that is the question.

Looking at the bigger picture At IFA there was some controversy surrounding LG’s claim that Samsung’s 8K TVs are not ‘real’ 8K. On the face

Mission ZX-2 review

Judge the Mission ZX-2s on anything other than sound quality and they would be considered one of the class leaders. They feature cutting edge drive

Best 48, 49 and 50-inch 4K TVs: budget to premium TVs

Get great performance from your perfect screen size There was a time when a 48 inch, 49 inch or 50-inch TV would have been considered

XGIMI MoGo Pro review: A convenient but expensive 1080p portable Android TV projector

A few weeks ago, I reviewed the XGIMI MoGo, a device that belongs to a rare breed of portable projectors with Android TV. A more

Google Stadia Pro free December games revealed – are they worth it?

Google has announced the December line-up of games available to its Stadia Pro premium subscribers. The news is eaglerly awaited given these early months will likely be

Oculus Link beta impressions: Connecting Oculus Quest to PCs negates the Rift

Ding, dong, the Rift is dead Oculus Link is both mundane and magical. Mundane, because all you’re doing is plugging a USB-C cable into your Oculus

Dynaudio Music 5 review

A superb sonic performance from a distinctive speaker Danish firm Dynaudio can boast several triumphs over recent years. The Xeo 10, Contour 20 and Special