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Google Home review: A better voice assistant than Amazon Echo?
4.0 stars Google Home review: A better voice assistant than Amazon Echo? By Elyse Betters

Google Home has and continues to mature since it first launched. If you don't mind waiting for its full potential, it's the voice-assistant speaker to get.... Read more

Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 soundbar review: Two-channel virtuosity
4.0 stars Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 soundbar review: Two-channel virtuosity By Steve Withers

The two-channel compact soundbar from Yamaha has audio prestige, but lacks some inputs and Dolby Atmos support for this outing.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Windows 10 perfection, bar one irritation...
4.5 stars Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Windows 10 perfection, bar one irritation... By Dan Grabham

The Surface Laptop sequel is one of the best premium ultraportable Windows 10 devices available, except for its older ports lacking future-proofing.... Read more

Apple MacBook Air (2018) review: Return of the Mac
4.0 stars Apple MacBook Air (2018) review: Return of the Mac By Mike Lowe

Its first major remodel for some years, the new Air brings a smaller footprint, higher-res display, Touch ID and a divisive keyboard. Is it a winner?... Read more

Motorola Moto One review: The affordable, affable mid-ranger
4.0 stars Motorola Moto One review: The affordable, affable mid-ranger By Mike Lowe

Motorola dabbles in Android One with the mid-range Moto One. But can this 5.9in phone, notch and all, offer enough to compete?... Read more

OnePlus 6 review: Glorious, glossy and powerful
5.0 stars OnePlus 6 review: Glorious, glossy and powerful By Cam Bunton

The OnePlus 6 is a killer phone and would - quite frankly - be a competitive flagship even if it was priced to match its competitors.... Read more

Xbox One X review: 4K HDR console gaming doesn't get better than this
4.5 stars Xbox One X review: 4K HDR console gaming doesn't get better than this By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One X is a pricey package but is by far and away the most capable 4K games console around.... Read more

Fallout 76 review: What’s all the fuss about?
3.0 stars Fallout 76 review: What’s all the fuss about? By Lucy Orr

The wasteland evolves into a massive multiplayer online game, but it's not got the narrative to feel like a Fallout title, plus there are lots of bugs... Read more

Google Pixel 2 review: Clean, speedy Android in a minimal can
4.5 stars Google Pixel 2 review: Clean, speedy Android in a minimal can By Cam Bunton

With many of the Pixel 3's features coming to Pixel 2, it might be worth holding on to it a little longer.... Read more

Google Pixel 3 review: Small yet mighty
4.5 stars Google Pixel 3 review: Small yet mighty By Cam Bunton

Is the Pixel 3 still the best small(er) flagship smartphone out there?... Read more

PlayStation Classic review: Fun-filled 90s party but with a few no-shows
3.5 stars PlayStation Classic review: Fun-filled 90s party but with a few no-shows By Rik Henderson

A splendid slice of mid-90s gaming fun that comes with a great selection of games. There are notable absentees in the games list, however.... Read more

Lenovo Z5 Pro in pictures: Beating back the bezel
Lenovo Z5 Pro in pictures: Beating back the bezel By Mike Lowe

The China-only slider phone from Lenovo could spell a new mobile drive from the manufacturer. Iss it better than Honor, Xiaomi and Oppo alternatives?... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 review: Still a great smartwatch for the price
4.0 stars Apple Watch Series 3 review: Still a great smartwatch for the price By Stuart Miles

The Apple Watch Series 4 was released back in September, but the year-old Series 3 remains an excellent option, especially as prices are tumbling. The... Read more

Sony PS4 review: The entry-level PlayStation 4 still thrills
4.0 stars Sony PS4 review: The entry-level PlayStation 4 still thrills By Rik Henderson

The slimmed-down update to the original PS4 is affordable and a great entry point into Sony's exclusive games and third-party ones too.... Read more

Battlefield V review: A state of the art WWII shooter – but it’s not all there yet
4.0 stars Battlefield V review: A state of the art WWII shooter – but it’s not all there yet By Steve Boxer

An epic WWII first-person shooter that impresses by its storytelling, yet which lacks parts of the game which we won't see untiul March 2019...... Read more

Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 initial review: Wear OS for the great outdoors
Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 initial review: Wear OS for the great outdoors By Chris Hall

Casio has updated its Pro Trek outdoors smartwatch, giving longer battery, a slimmer package and lots more information.... Read more

Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: The power is in the details
4.0 stars Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: The power is in the details By Adrian Willings

There's no denying the Neato Botvac D6 Connected is one of the best robot vacuums we've tested. It's the little details that make all the difference.... Read more

DJI Osmo Pocket initial review: A tech-filled stabilised camera that fits in your palm
DJI Osmo Pocket initial review: A tech-filled stabilised camera that fits in your palm By Cam Bunton

DJI has released a brand new Osmo product, but this one is a little bit special...... Read more

Google Home Mini review: Great voice-assistant, not-so-great speaker
4.0 stars Google Home Mini review: Great voice-assistant, not-so-great speaker By Cam Bunton

The Google Home Mini, is a smaller model of the Google Home that takes a similar design approach with all the same features. Here is our review.... Read more

Google Pixel 2 XL review: Conflicted start transforms into confident update
4.0 stars Google Pixel 2 XL review: Conflicted start transforms into confident update By Chris Hall

After a rocky start, Google's tweaks have given the Pixel 2 XL added appeal. Now with got Android Pie and Night Sight, it's a great phone.... Read more

Withings Steel HR Sport review: Analogue and digital collide
4.0 stars Withings Steel HR Sport review: Analogue and digital collide By Cam Bunton

The sportier version of its Steel HR cousin, this traditional analogue watch has a digital screen embedded to show notifications and activity tracking... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone
4.5 stars Google Pixel 3 XL review: Android's new hotshot phone By Chris Hall

Google has announced its new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, looking to take the fight to Apple and show the rest of the Android fraternity how it's done... Read more

Range Rover Evoque (2019) first drive: Baby Rover all grown up
Range Rover Evoque (2019) first drive: Baby Rover all grown up By Leon Poultney

The original Range Rover Evoque is something of a success story for the British marque, as it introduced a new raft of young and trendy customers to the... Read more

Google Pixel Slate review: Notebook power, notebook feels
4.0 stars Google Pixel Slate review: Notebook power, notebook feels By Chris Hall

This Chrome OS tablet is more like a notebook once the (sold separately) keyboard is attached. How does it compare to iPad and Android competitors?... Read more

Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm review: Understated intelligence and fire detection capabilities
4.0 stars Netatmo Smart Smoke Alarm review: Understated intelligence and fire detection capabilities By Adrian Willings

A clever smart smoke alarm which, when paired with the app, can be easily used and monitored wherever you are.... Read more

Sony A7R III review: Giving the Nikon D850 a run for its money
5.0 stars Sony A7R III review: Giving the Nikon D850 a run for its money By Timothy Coleman

The Sony A7R III is the epitome of quality, whatever your genre of photography. It's one of the first mirrorless cameras to outsmart a DSLR.... Read more

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 review: Thin and stylish gaming prowess
4.0 stars Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 review: Thin and stylish gaming prowess By Adrian Willings

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 is surely something special – an ultra-thin gaming laptop that wouldn't look out of place in an office.... Read more

Arlo Pro review: A great home security system
4.0 stars Arlo Pro review: A great home security system By Chris Hall

Arlo Pro offers easy setup and installation, smartphone notifications and no ongoing fees (unless you opt for a Smart plan from £1.99/month).... Read more

LG Gram 14 review: Lightweight build, heavyweight battery performance
4.0 stars LG Gram 14 review: Lightweight build, heavyweight battery performance By Andrew Williams

It might not be the best-looking laptop, but its sub-1kg weight, portability, excellent battery life and ample performance make it a surefire winner.... Read more

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: Huawei hits the big time
4.5 stars Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: Huawei hits the big time By Mike Lowe

Superceded by the Mate 20 Pro, does the Mate 10 Pro - now with updated EMUI 9 software - still hold a valid spot in the flagship market?... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro review: A new phone camera king is born
5.0 stars Huawei P20 Pro review: A new phone camera king is born By Mike Lowe

Huawei has arguably produced the best phone of 2018 in the P20 Pro. It looks great, lasts an age per charge and the camera is a top-ranking effort.... Read more

Nest Protect V2 review: A smart smoke alarm capable of blowing its own horn
4.5 stars Nest Protect V2 review: A smart smoke alarm capable of blowing its own horn By Adrian Willings

Nest Protect is certainly a powerful and flexible smart smoke alarm that's packed full of sensors and technical wizardry you'll love.... Read more

Nintendo Switch review: Redefining the games console
4.0 stars Nintendo Switch review: Redefining the games console By Rik Henderson

The Switch is a revolutionary console, bridging the gap between TV and portable play. Its exclusive Mario and Zelda titles make it extra special too.... Read more

RHA CL2 Planar review: Chic and unique in-ears come with a hefty price
4.5 stars RHA CL2 Planar review: Chic and unique in-ears come with a hefty price By Cam Bunton

Find out how the world's first planar magnetic wireless in-ears faired in our test... Read more

Nissan Qashqai review: Is the original SUV crossover still the best?
4.0 stars Nissan Qashqai review: Is the original SUV crossover still the best? By Chris Hall

The Qashqai remains one of our favourite crossovers or mini SUVs; it's got good looks, it's a practical and comfortable drive... Read more

Lenovo Smart Display review: Google Assistant steals the show
4.0 stars Lenovo Smart Display review: Google Assistant steals the show By Chris Hall

The Lenovo Smart Display makes a strong case for smart displays in visual, with strong Google Assistant support, but lacks on the sound quality front... Read more

Hitman 2 review: An utterly sublime stealth game
5.0 stars Hitman 2 review: An utterly sublime stealth game By Adrian Willings

Agent 47 returns for another brilliant outing of assassination, fun and frolics all across the world.... Read more

Pokémon: Let's Go review: An epic Nintendo Switch adventure
4.0 stars Pokémon: Let's Go review: An epic Nintendo Switch adventure By Lucy Orr

Available in Pikachu and Eevee forms, the Nintendo Switch's epic Pokemon RPG is compatible with the Poke Ball Plus controller and can be co-op played.... Read more

Fossil Sport initial review: Bright, bold and breezy
Fossil Sport initial review: Bright, bold and breezy By Britta O'Boyle

The Fossil Sport is the most recent smartwatch to join the company's portfolio of devices, available now for £250. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Razer Phone 2: Gaming glory brings its share of compromise
3.5 stars Razer Phone 2: Gaming glory brings its share of compromise By Mike Lowe

The original gaming phone returns, complete with illuminating Razer logo, fast refresh rate screen, and much more. Does it make sense?... Read more

Fitbit Charge 3 review: A stand-out smart fitness tracker
4.5 stars Fitbit Charge 3 review: A stand-out smart fitness tracker By Britta O'Boyle

The latest fitness tracker to join Fitbit's eight-strong line-up of devices is the Charge 3. Here is our full review.... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) review: iOS with laptop power
4.5 stars Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) review: iOS with laptop power By Stuart Miles

We review Apple's new iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) tablet to see whether it can be your next laptop replacement?... Read more

OnePlus 6T review: Stellar performance without the cost
5.0 stars OnePlus 6T review: Stellar performance without the cost By Cam Bunton

The OnePlus 6T tweaks and already great phone, making a few changes and adding a few features. But how does it perform?... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro review: Xiaomi comes out fighting
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro review: Xiaomi comes out fighting By Chris Hall

Xiaomi launches into the UK with the Mi 8 Pro leading the charge. But can this affordable flagship take on the rest?... Read more

Nest Thermostat E review: The smart self-install thermostat
4.5 stars Nest Thermostat E review: The smart self-install thermostat By Britta O'Boyle

The UK model of the Nest Thermostat E has more flexible placement and can be installed by yourself. Here is why it's a great option for smart heating.... Read more

Amazon Fire HD 8 review: Hitting that 8-inch sweet spot
4.5 stars Amazon Fire HD 8 review: Hitting that 8-inch sweet spot By Chris Hall

Whether you're a globetrotter or a looking for an travel tablet or something to entertain your child with loads of controls, the Fire HD 8 is great value... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite initial review: Mixing up the mid-range
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite initial review: Mixing up the mid-range By Chris Hall

Xiaomi has officially launched in the UK, bringing with it two phone models to tease the British with, with a mid-range model to mix things up... Read more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018) review: Thinner, brighter, better
5.0 stars Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2018) review: Thinner, brighter, better By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced a new Kindle Paperwhite, that's thinner, brighter and better.... Read more

Michael Kors Access Runway review: Fabulous and fashionable
4.5 stars Michael Kors Access Runway review: Fabulous and fashionable By Britta O'Boyle

Fashion brand Michael Kors has returned for the third time with its Runway Access smartwatch, made by Fossil. Is this the new season's must-have?... Read more

Oppo RX17 Pro initial review: A triple-camera alternative to the OnePlus 6T
Oppo RX17 Pro initial review: A triple-camera alternative to the OnePlus 6T By Dan Grabham

Definitely an excellent mid-range phone to keep an eye on, we're waiting with bated breath to find out its UK price.... Read more

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