Author: Nick Pino

TCL C-Series (55C807)

You have to love how simple TCL has made its line-up this year – there are just four series: the D-Series, S-Series, the P-Series and the C-Series.  The D-Series is for the value customers...

HTC Vive

We are in virtual reality’s infancy, but the HTC Vive is already very capably showing off what a premium VR experience is capable of looking like. In fact, it’s so far ahead of what...

Creative Aurvana Trio In-Ear Headphones

If you haven’t been keeping up with the in-ear headphone scene these last 12 months, you’ve missed an awful lot – including our favorite new earphones, the 1MORE Triple Driver: for $99 (£85, AU$179),...

Creative Halo

Because music runs the gamut of emotions, we turn to our favorite songs to be inspired, elated, understood and, above all, entertained.  As a device that purely serves as entertainment, the Creative Halo has...

Sony MDR-1AM2 Over-Ear Headphones

Sony has, for some time now, been a go-to brand for audiophile headphones. The company made a commitment to hi-res in 2016 when it announced its LDAC codec and has since leveraged the tech...

Sony BRAVIA A8F OLED

Imagine making a product so good, so utterly brilliant that, when asked for a follow-up, you change a minor detail or two, give it a slightly different name and call it a day. To...

HTC Vive Pro

HTC Vive is, in my opinion, the best virtual reality headset on the market. It was the first to offer hand tracking out of the box, and still reigns supreme as the best room-scale...

LG OLED W8 Signature Series

While other TV manufacturers are touting 8K upscaling and MicroLED screens, LG’s best and brightest consumer-ready panel at CES 2018 is the LG Signature OLED W8 – a continuation of last year’s W7 OLED...

urBeats3 Earphones

Removing the 3.5mm jack from the iPhone was one of the most divisive decisions Apple has ever made. While some appreciated the features it would enable – like noise-cancellation without a battery and removing...

Oculus Rift

It’s hard to believe the Oculus Rift is over a year old already. It was one of the biggest launches of last year and yet, by most accounts, it was still early days. The...

Apple TV

The Essential Review The Apple TV was ahead of its time when it released back in 2015. It featured a new touch remote and a brand-new interface that no one had seen before.  It...

Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Headphones

The Essential Review TechRadar’s review summary gives you all the key information you need for quick buying advice in 30 seconds – our usual full, in-depth review follows. Sony’s 2016 flagship headphones, the Sony...

PlayStation VR

Update: Black Friday is approaching and it’s bringing with it your best chance at getting a great deal on a PlayStation VR headset. Already we’re seeing reductions of up to £150 on some appealing...

Xbox One S

Three years after the release of the original Xbox One, Microsoft released an updated version of the console, the Xbox One S, which has now become the de facto Microsoft system moving forward.  While...

Razer Thresher Ultimate

Update: Having already fallen in love with Razer’s Thresher Ultimate PS4 7.1 headset package, we’ve now spent some quality time with it’s more affordable, stand-free option, too. And we’re happy to report that it’s...

Amazon Echo Show

Update: After a long wait the Amazon Echo Show is finally available in the UK with pre-orders now arriving with customers. The screen-equipped smart speaker is priced at £199.99 and is available in black...

Sling TV

We all love keeping up with the TV shows that everyone’s talking about, but there’s no denying that having cable TV can be a complete pain. Sling TV, a cable streaming service that launched...

Nvidia Shield (2017)

Update: Want a little more color in your films? The Vudu app on Nvidia Shield now supports High Dynamic Range in the form of HDR10 playback. Original review continues below… There’s plenty to appreciate...

Roku Streaming Stick+

People may have fawned over the new Apple TV 4K and Amazon Fire TV 2017 when they were announced back in September, but remember, it was Roku who started the whole streaming box movement...

Xbox One X

Update: Microsoft’s 4K console is finally launching today after months of anticipation. Read on below for our full review, and be sure to check out our guide to the best Xbox One X games...