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Beats Powerbeats Pro review: These are the AirPods you've been waiting for
5.0 stars Beats Powerbeats Pro review: These are the AirPods you've been waiting for By Cam Bunton

The Powerbeats Pro essentially seem like a pair of AirPods on steroids. They're better fitted to the ear, they sound better and last longer too.... Read more

Apple iPhone XS Max review: Holding strong
5.0 stars Apple iPhone XS Max review: Holding strong By Cam Bunton

With the Android market heating up, has the XS Max lost its appeal or is it still a worth purchase?... Read more

Sony Xperia 1 initial review: Standing tall
Sony Xperia 1 initial review: Standing tall By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is looking to stand out from the crowd with its latest flagship - the Xperia 1. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Dyson Airwrap styler review: Because you're worth it
5.0 stars Dyson Airwrap styler review: Because you're worth it By Britta O'Boyle

Yes, £400 is a lot of money to pay for a hair styler, but in our experience the Dyson Airwrap is the only hair styler we ever want to use again.... Read more

Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 review: WearOS for the great outdoors
3.5 stars Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 review: WearOS for the great outdoors By Cam Bunton

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

Asus Zenfone 6 initial review: Flippin' heck, Asus just made a great flagship
Asus Zenfone 6 initial review: Flippin' heck, Asus just made a great flagship By Mike Lowe

Asus isn't well known for its flagships, but the Zenfone 6 looks to change that with its Flip Camera, massive battery and stock Android software.... Read more

Honor 20 Pro review: Camera clout without the cost
Honor 20 Pro review: Camera clout without the cost By Mike Lowe

In 2019 it's all about so-called Pro handsets, with Honor's latest flagship offering a host of high-end features, including a quad camera.... Read more

Realme 3 Pro initial review: A new budget champ?
Realme 3 Pro initial review: A new budget champ? By Cam Bunton

Realme has launched its first phone in the UK, and we go hands on.... Read more

OnePlus 7 Pro review: Sparring with the heavyweights
4.5 stars OnePlus 7 Pro review: Sparring with the heavyweights By Cam Bunton

The OnePlus 7 Pro is gunning for flagship top spot. It has a world-beating edge-to-edge display and fantastic performance. It's also flagship priced.... Read more

OnePlus 7 initial review: 6T evolution
OnePlus 7 initial review: 6T evolution By Cam Bunton

While the OnePlus 7 Pro has been getting all the attention, OnePlus also launched a modest upgrade to the 6T.... Read more

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom initial review: Plenty of bang for your buck
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom initial review: Plenty of bang for your buck By Dan Grabham

If you’re comparing between phones on bang for buck, the Reno 10x Zoom will be a compelling choice for the remainder of the year.... Read more

Oppo Reno initial review: Battling the mid-range crowd
Oppo Reno initial review: Battling the mid-range crowd By Dan Grabham

There's a lot to love about Oppo's Reno series of phones - the standard Reno is a well-designed mid-range device.... Read more

VW T-Cross review: Compact SUV done the right way
4.5 stars VW T-Cross review: Compact SUV done the right way By Chris Hall

We're going to reach a point where we have to stop referring to vehicles like the VW T-Cross as an SUV or crossover and just accept that they are now just... Read more

LG OLED C9 TV review: Intelligent evolution
4.5 stars LG OLED C9 TV review: Intelligent evolution By Steve Withers

The 2019 LG OLED TV with the best balance of price point to features.... Read more

Motorola Moto One Vision initial review: A long shot that pays off
Motorola Moto One Vision initial review: A long shot that pays off By Mike Lowe

Motorola is gunning to be the mid-range champ, the second-gen One bringing 48MP camera smarts, AI and a Sony Xperia-beating pricetag to attract.... Read more

Mercedes EQC review: Can Merc's all-electric SUV keep Jaguar and Audi at bay?
Mercedes EQC review: Can Merc's all-electric SUV keep Jaguar and Audi at bay? By Guy Bird

It's Merc's first true all-electric SUV, to rival the likes of the Audi e-tron and Jaguar i-Pace. But does it have what it takes?... Read more

Wharfedale Vista 200S soundbar review: Impressive performer offers exceptional value
4.5 stars Wharfedale Vista 200S soundbar review: Impressive performer offers exceptional value By Steve Withers

Looking for a simple yet cost effective soundbar solution? This 2.1-channel Wharfedale, which includes an active wireless subwoofer, is a great option... Read more

Polk Command Bar review: Outstanding value and great sound to boot
5.0 stars Polk Command Bar review: Outstanding value and great sound to boot By Steve Withers

A 2.1 system with separate subwoofer included for under £230? Sounds like a bargain. It is - but it's even better thanks to Amazon Alexa built in!... Read more

Lexus RX L review: Sumptuous luxury from this seven-seat SUV
4.0 stars Lexus RX L review: Sumptuous luxury from this seven-seat SUV By Chris Hall

Can a self-charging hybrid SUV deliver on the promise of cleaner and greener motoring?... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 review: Is going keyless just crazy?
3.0 stars Lenovo Yoga Book C930 review: Is going keyless just crazy? By Andrew Williams

The Yoga Book 2 (C930) is a laptop with no physical keyboard. It fuses E Ink and an LCD screen together in a futuristic take. But is it any good?... Read more

Naim Mu-so 2 initial review: Simply superb sound quality
Naim Mu-so 2 initial review: Simply superb sound quality By Mike Lowe

The Mu-so sequel is here, upgrading (and up-pricing) one of the best all-in-one systems we've ever heard. So what's new and why should you buy one?... Read more

Google Pixel 3a review: The 'Lite' Pixel still brings camera clout
4.0 stars Google Pixel 3a review: The 'Lite' Pixel still brings camera clout By Cam Bunton

The 'Lite' Pixel keeps the same camera of the flagship, delivered in a more affordable and less powerful package. But does this mid-ranger make sense?... Read more

Google Pixel 3a XL review: A cheaper route to that Pixel camera
4.0 stars Google Pixel 3a XL review: A cheaper route to that Pixel camera By Chris Hall

A more affordable Pixel brings pure Android and those camera skills, but with some sacrifices...... Read more

Google Nest Hub Max initial review: Putting the Echo Show on notice
Google Nest Hub Max initial review: Putting the Echo Show on notice By Chris Hall

The Nest Hub Max is a great addition to Google's collection of home devices, bringing a great new screen and a whole host of new features... Read more

Marshall Stockwell II review: Portable rock star
4.0 stars Marshall Stockwell II review: Portable rock star By Dan Grabham

Marshall's updated Bluetooth speaker range will provide you with punchy, adjustable audio - but there are some cheaper rivals around.... Read more

Panasonic Lumix S1 review: A formidable full-framer
4.5 stars Panasonic Lumix S1 review: A formidable full-framer By Mike Lowe

Panasonic's first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the S1 and S1R, have arrived. But is the S1 bold enough to take on its Nikon and Sony competitors?... Read more

Tesla Model 3 Long Range review: The EV revolution is truly underway
4.5 stars Tesla Model 3 Long Range review: The EV revolution is truly underway By Mat Gallagher

The Model 3 is Tesla's most affordable car to date. With space-age tech and interior is it the car to bring the EV revolution to the masses?... Read more

Apple AirPods review: Wire-free future or design disaster?
4.0 stars Apple AirPods review: Wire-free future or design disaster? By Stuart Miles

With no headphone socket on the Apple iPhone you've either got to go Lightning connector or Bluetooth wireless. Apple is hoping you'll opt for the latter... Read more

Razer Blade 15 (2019) review: RTX-powered gaming bliss?
4.0 stars Razer Blade 15 (2019) review: RTX-powered gaming bliss? By Adrian Willings

The new RTX-powered Razer Blade 15 is a powerful, compact and high-spec laptop force to be reckoned with. But is it too hot to handle?... Read more

Borderlands 3 initial review: The biggest, boldest Borderlands yet
Borderlands 3 initial review: The biggest, boldest Borderlands yet By Rik Henderson

Borderlands is back in the boldest of fashions. Gearbox unveiled gameplay at an event in LA and Pocket-lint was on-hand to play 90 minutes of it.... Read more

Yoshi's Crafted World review: More than just a fluff piece
4.0 stars Yoshi's Crafted World review: More than just a fluff piece By Mike Lowe

The Switch exclusive is a side-crolling platformer that can be played forwards and backwards. But is it just for kids or does it have wider appeal?... Read more

Oculus Quest review: A cable-free VR experience that's surprisingly satisfying
4.0 stars Oculus Quest review: A cable-free VR experience that's surprisingly satisfying By Adrian Willings

The Oculus Quest is an exciting move that offers affordable, wire-free, untethered and standalone VR gaming for the masses.... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9 review: You'd be silly not to buy one
4.5 stars Xiaomi Mi 9 review: You'd be silly not to buy one By Chris Hall

Offering powerful hardware and a good camera experience, the Mi 9 is let down by the software, but at this price it's a compelling flagship phone... Read more

Netgear Orbi Voice review: Whole home Mesh Wi-Fi with Alexa smarts
4.0 stars Netgear Orbi Voice review: Whole home Mesh Wi-Fi with Alexa smarts By Adrian Willings

Netgear Orbi Voice is a satellite system for Mesh Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home. It also features Amazon Alexa and Harman Kardon speakers.... Read more

Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 MkII review: Putting the super in superzoom?
4.0 stars Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 MkII review: Putting the super in superzoom? By Mike Lowe

This 25-400mm superzoom refreshes the 2014 original with a new body design and some other nips and tucks. What's new and is it the best bridge camera?... Read more

Days Gone review: The beginning of an essential new PlayStation franchise?
4.0 stars Days Gone review: The beginning of an essential new PlayStation franchise? By Rik Henderson

Is Days Gone the game that showed so much promise on its E3 debut in 2016? Or has its ambition been snuffed out?... Read more

Dyson V11 Absolute review: Cordless cleaning done right
5.0 stars Dyson V11 Absolute review: Cordless cleaning done right By Stuart Miles

The V11 is a cordless vacuum cleaner complete with multiple heads and a LCD display to inform about battery life and modes. How well does it clean?... Read more

Oppo Reno 5G initial review: Premium powerful pop-up
Oppo Reno 5G initial review: Premium powerful pop-up By Cam Bunton

Oppo is pushing the boundaries, both figuratively and literally with the Reno 5G... Read more

TP-Link Kasa Cam KC120 review: Smart home camera is affordable yet imperfect
3.5 stars TP-Link Kasa Cam KC120 review: Smart home camera is affordable yet imperfect By Adrian Willings

An interesting smart home camera with plenty of features and an easy-to-use interface and a decent spec - but it's not without niggles, as we explain.... Read more

Huawei MateBook 13 review: MateBook or MacBook?
4.0 stars Huawei MateBook 13 review: MateBook or MacBook? By Andrew Williams

The MateBook sure looks like a MacBook, but Huawei's offering is far more powerful and cheaper than Apple's equivalent. Is it worth a look?... Read more

HP Omen 15 review: A portable and punchy gaming machine
4.0 stars HP Omen 15 review: A portable and punchy gaming machine By Adrian Willings

The HP Omen 15 is not only a looker, this gaming laptop is choc full of features too. It's not overly complicated and gets the job done.... Read more

Fitbit Versa Lite Edition review: Lower price with little compromise
4.5 stars Fitbit Versa Lite Edition review: Lower price with little compromise By Britta O'Boyle

With a similar design, fewer features but a more accessible price, is Fitbit's Lite Edition the savvy Versa smartwatch purchase to make?... Read more

Cambridge Audio Yoyo L review: A versatile box of audio tricks
4.5 stars Cambridge Audio Yoyo L review: A versatile box of audio tricks By Mike Lowe

The largest of three speakers in the range, the woollen-clad Yoyo is a versatile speaker box that makes for a great soundbar alternative too.... Read more

JBL Link View review: Bringing bass to the Google goodness
4.5 stars JBL Link View review: Bringing bass to the Google goodness By Chris Hall

JBL was one of the first companies to announce that it was going to be offering a smart display running Google's new system.That was at the beginning of... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: The one to buy?
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy S10e review: The one to buy? By Cam Bunton

The Galaxy S10e is the powerful, stripped back version of the S10. It's missing some features, but all the important ones are still there.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Fold initial review: Foldy McFoldface is here
Samsung Galaxy Fold initial review: Foldy McFoldface is here By Cam Bunton

Samsung has finally let us touch the foldable Galaxy. Here's our hands on preview.... Read more

Huawei P30 review: A pocketable professional
4.0 stars Huawei P30 review: A pocketable professional By Mike Lowe

The smaller, leaner cousin to the P30 Pro, this 6.1-inch model brings the headphone jack back, while offering triple cameras and top performance.... Read more

Gocycle G3 review: Riding first class
4.5 stars Gocycle G3 review: Riding first class By Chris Hall

An electric assisted bike might be expensive, but it's potentially cheaper than your season ticket. Here's why GoCycle is onto something with its G3.... Read more

Acer Predator Helios 700 initial review: Gaming beast boasts sliding keyboard
Acer Predator Helios 700 initial review: Gaming beast boasts sliding keyboard By Mike Lowe

The 2019 Predator Helios 700 boasts a sliding keyboard and depth-sensitive keys. It's a giant but powerful beast that's sure to impress the hardcore.... Read more

Acer ConceptD 5 initial review: A-grade ideas?
Acer ConceptD 5 initial review: A-grade ideas? By Mike Lowe

Acer announced ConceptD - aimed at high-end users with creative workflows - with the 5 a direct competitor for the MacBook Pro. But how does it fare?... Read more

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