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I didn’t think the HomePod mini could replace my soundbar — but it did

I’ve never cared much for my home theater setup. In fact, I own a six-year-old LG LED television paired with a soundbar. And if that

Winners and Losers: The PS5 arrives in style, but shipping issues cause havoc

It’s been another doozy of a week in the world of tech with Sony’s much awaited PlayStation 5 games console and AMD’s super swish Radeon

Level Up: Does PS5 have the greatest launch line-up in PlayStation history?

The PS5 has finally arrived, with millions of players across the world getting their hands on the next-gen console this week. While powerful hardware is

Killing the Galaxy Note series makes complete sense

Another week, and plenty more leaks surrounding the next bunch of flagship phones in Samsung’s Galaxy line. Look closely at the rumoured models coming over

iPhone 12 mini is tiny! Here’s how to it compares to other phones (including an iPod Classic and iPhone 4s)

The iPhone 12 mini is finally here, and it’s certainly one of the smaller high-end flagships Apple has released in years. But how does it

1973 Honda CB500K2 OEM-Spec Four-into-Four Exhaust: Review

Way back in July 2014, we told you about the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) specification replacement four-into-four exhaust system available from David Silver Spares for

Winners and Losers: Apple’s new Macs, and the smoking Xbox hoax

Our Winners and Losers column has returned for another week, as we highlight the best and worst stories in the world of tech in the

Fast Charge: The iPad’s great, but where’s the next gen Surface we’ve been waiting for?

It’s no secret, 2020’s been a great year for Apple fans. Over the last 11 months the firm has released the iPhone 12 plus a wealth of

Winners and Losers: Nintendo soars whilst GameStop’s ‘Black Friday Hours’ prize backfires

Time for another round of Trusted Reviews’ Winners and Losers, taking a look back and at the best (and worst) stories in tech over the

Level Up: The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S are awesome, but they share a key flaw

The PS5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S reviews are finally in and as expected, all three new consoles are amazing pieces of kit that truly justify their next-generation

Fast Charge: The Samsung Galaxy S21 is shaping up very nicely

While Apple’s phones tend to close the year out, Samsung’s S-series flagship usually kick it off. And we already seem to know a lot about

The Galaxy S20 FE is great – so a Note 20 FE makes perfect sense

A leak from Samsung suggests the Korean brand might be about to unveil a Galaxy Note 20 FE (or Fan Edition) and after loving the Galaxy

Amazon Echo (4th Generation) vs Amazon Echo (3rd Generation) – Which is best?

We pit the Amazon Echo (4th Generation) vs Amazon Echo (3rd Generation) to help you find the perfect smart speaker for you. Another year, another

Level Up: Control Cloud Edition shouldn’t be the Switch’s future

Control: Ultimate Edition released on Nintendo Switch this week, and while I recognise the technical achievement of it all, I really hope that it doesn’t spell out

Fast Charge: Apple and Google made me love small phones again

It’s been a busy few weeks of phones reviews, with ‘Techtember’ and ‘Techtober’ really outdoing themselves.  Two of the most important devices that have taken

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Generation) vs Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

Wondering whether you should buy the new Echo Dot or the old one? Step this way, as we run through the differences to help you

Google Assistant Guide – Features, entertainment, smart home and more

Google Assistant is the search giant’s voice-activated virtual assistant that features in the Google Home and many Android phones alike. Designed to answer questions, manage

With the Nord N100, has OnePlus finally settled?

OnePlus launched a duo of new phones this week – the N10 5G and N100 – although you’d be forgiven for not noticing. These two

Amazon Alexa Guide – Features, entertainment, smart home and more

The brains behind many smart products, Amazon Alexa is the voice assistant that powers the Echo smart speakers, newer Fire TV devices and more. As

Winners and Losers: Fire Emblem fans get a 30-year old treat while Quibi bites the dust

Time to take a look back at the week’s biggest news stories, deciding who emerged victorious and who came off worse for wear in Trusted

Level Up: The PS5 and Xbox Series X are an ideal excuse to get a new telly

The PS5 and Xbox Series X are rapidly approaching and we couldn’t be more excited. And why not? Both consoles look absolutely stunning. They’re set

Fast Charge: The Mate 40 Pro embarrasses Galaxy Note 20 Ultra in a key area

After years of Apple and Samsung dominance, Huawei broke the mould in the mid-2010s with premium flagships to rattle the head honchos. In 2020, Mate

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel: Everything you need to know about the gaming phone

Gaming phones continue to be on the rise. After much teasing Lenovo has finally revealed its first take in this space. Its name? The Lenovo

Best MacBook Air alternatives: 5 Windows and ChromeOS laptops you’ll love

The MacBook Air might be some people’s first choice when it comes to slim, lightweight ultrabooks, but not everyone likes macOS or Apple’s lofty prices. Trusted

Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II: Should you buy one?

Please note that the following article is very much a personal take, written from the perspective of someone who has been using an original Z7

Winners and Losers: iPhone 12 Pro camera wows while talk about lack of chargers bore

Well, what a week that was. The last seven days have given us the new OnePlus 8T, reviews of the latest duo of Pixel phones

iPhone 12 — 5 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to skip

Should you get one of the new iPhone 12 models? Here’s the arguments for and against Apple has started taking pre-orders for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12

Level Up: Don’t underestimate the importance of backwards compatibility on PS5 and Xbox Series X

One of the biggest questions surrounding the next generation of consoles has been the nature of backward compatibility, and how it will be incorporated into

Fast Charge: The Pixel 5 is a Nexus phone in all but name, and that’s fantastic

This week reviews hit for Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 5. If you missed it, don’t worry, there’s a good reason. For years despite Google making

8 ways the PS5 user interface will improve the console experience

Today, Sony finally provided us with a detailed look at the PS5 user interface, unveiling a range of brand-new features that should offer an improved