Audio & Video

Hands on: Philips OLED805/OLED855 review

Can AI elevate Philips’s new OLED to the 2020 TV top-spot? OLED panel technology has more or less hit its limits, which means manufacturers need

It’s Never Been Cheaper to Get Into Surround Sound

It’s pretty unheard of to buy a surround sound system for just $120, but you can do just that on Amazon right now. That’s because

The best Sonos alternatives 2020: budget and premium multi-room solutions

Sonos is king, but there are other pretenders to the crown “If I want a wireless multi-room speaker system in my home, is my only

Best speaker stands 2020: budget and premium

Give your speakers the stands they deserve We’d argue there’s really no such thing as bookshelf speakers. Even if that’s how yours were advertised, it’ll

Philips 65OLED934 Review

Philips combines its potent OLED picture quality with a powerful built-in speaker system courtesy of Bowers & Wilkins The Philips 65OLED934 is an OLED TV

BenQ TK850 4K HDR10 projector is made for bright rooms and sports

BenQ is back with another home projector, this one being its new TK850. The model is said to be the first-ever 4K HDR-PRO projector designed

Dolby Vision IQ: everything you need to know

Dolby Vision IQ promises to be a game-changing feature for HDR video and 2020 TVs. Dolby Vision IQ aims to solve a problem with which

Mission QX-2 home cinema package review

Immersive, musical – and almost everything your home cinema needs Before we’ve even set it up, the Mission QX-2 home cinema pack is already two-thirds

The Best Stereo Receivers Under $500

To get the best out of your bookshelf speakers, you need to invest in a receiver that can properly drive them. You can buy a

Oculus Go exits business platform pushing Quest further into the foreground

Oculus can perhaps be credited for having revitalized and popularized what was, until recently, simply thought of as a technological experiment. After the Oculus Rift,

Sonos to kill updates for old products from May

Starting from May, anyone running legacy products on their Sonos system will no longer receive any updates for any product. Only customers running a system

You Can Build Your Own Speakers, and It’s Simpler Than You Think

If you love audio and are looking for a fun project, why not build your own speaker? You don’t have to build one from scratch

Cambridge Audio AXC35 review

Slimline, no-frills CD player is a capable contender Cambridge Audio’s AX series launched last summer; a six-strong line-up of hi-fi separates aimed at the more

Will virtual reality finally break out in 2020?

The hardware is cheap, the games are promising, and virtual reality could finally be ready for the mainstream. Or at least, the slightly more mainstream.

A look back at the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One era

With next-generation consoles due to launch as early as May 2020, we are finally nearing the end of the road for the PlayStation 4 and

Tangent Elio Stereo Review

The Elio Stereo is an all-in-one stereo system, combining music playback from multiple sources into one package As well as being beautifully alliterative, the concepts

Paradigm Persona 5.1 Speaker Package Review

Size does matter! What is the Paradigm Persona Series? The Paradigm Persona Series is the Canadian manufacturer’s flagship line of speakers, and as with many things from

Audio-Technica AT-LP5x review

A fine sounding, fuss-free turntable Audio-Technica’s original AT-LP5 turntable was a winner. Launched in 2016, its combination of solid engineering, useful features and fine sound

Sonus Faber Electa Amator III review

High-end speakers live up to their legendary heritage When we think of Italian high-end speakers, the Sonus Faber brand comes to mind. Founded in 1983,

Qobuz review

A good option for hi-res streaming, but not the best choice for all  Qobuz tends to do things differently to most of its rivals in

Hands on: Focal Chora 826-D Dolby Atmos speaker review

Pure immersive joy It’s the year 2020 and the Dolby Atmos experience available to you and your living room varies greatly. In its most humble

Philips 55PUS6814/12 review

The Philips PUS6814 is a budget-friendly 4K TV packed with features  The Philips 55PUS6814/12 is a television on a budget. For those after a 55in

Oculus Go gets a massive price cut – and it’s here to stay

Facebook has announced a permanent price cut for its standalone Oculus Go virtual reality headset, significantly lowering the entry level for its smartphone-free solution. Following

Thonet & Vander Dunn soundbar Review

The Dunn is the latest soundbar to be released by German budget-audio brand Thonet & Vander What is the Thonet & Vander Dunn soundbar? The

LG TV 2020: every 8K and 4K OLED and NanoCell TV explained

LG TV 2020 – A guide to all LG OLED and NanoCell TVs LG TV 2020: After an incredible year in 2019, where we gave

Hands on: LG OLED77ZX Review

LG’s second generation of 8K OLED TV is looking set to blow minds all over again First Impressions LG hasn’t confirmed a release date for

T95 6K TV Box Review – Android 10.0 Allwinner H616 Smart TV Box

T95 Smart 6K TV Box is the name of this cheap range box with which we can Smartize any TV, although in a basic way

Winners and Losers: A Segway smash and a fantastic UFO lands

The battleground for the world’s biggest tech firms this week was, of course, CES 2020 in Las Vegas. We’ve seen an amazing variety of wonderful,

Panasonic VR glasses first look: VR never looked so good

Steampunk style meets HDR CES is such a Mecca for vaporware that when we first saw news about Panasonic’s VR goggles concept, we thought it

Hands on: Audio-Technica AT-LPW50PB Review

First impressions of Audio Technica’s latest turntable, and it’s a record player that offers convenience for an affordable price When it comes to building record