Monthly Archives : September 2017

HOW TO SIDELOAD APPS ON YOUR FIRE TABLET

When you bought your Kindle Fire, maybe you knew that you were entering a world without the Google Play Store, and did it anyway. Or, perhaps you were surprised to find out that you weren’t able to find apps like…

No Comments / 6 View / September 29, 2017

ASUS VIVOBOOK W202NA REVIEW

THE PROS Durable design ; Long battery life ; Bright display ; Excellent sound ; Solid performance THE CONS Display could be more colorful ; Poor webcam ; Creaky trackpad ; Windows 10S limitations VERDICT The Asus VivoBook W202NA is…

No Comments / 10 View / September 28, 2017

SENNHEISER OCX 686 REVIEW: WIRED FOR SPORTS

For many there’s probably the temptation to use whichever headphones you happen to have lying around for your workouts, but that’s really not the best strategy. Picking a pair that are designed to cope with getting sweaty and rained on,…

No Comments / 9 View / September 26, 2017

Gboard for Android update adds stickers and Bitmoji

There are lots of emoji available on Android, but if you’re looking for another fun way to spice up your conversations, the new Gboard update is for you. Google is updating Gboard for Android with downloadable stickers and Bitmoji. Once you’ve got the…

No Comments / 4 View / September 25, 2017

Apple unleashes iOS 11 beta 9 update

On the same day that Apple sent out invitations to its next iPhone event, the company has unleashed a fresh iOS 11 beta. iOS 11 beta 9 is now available to registered developers, just three days after the last beta update. If you’re a…

No Comments / 10 View / September 23, 2017

CUJO REVIEW

OUR VERDICT CUJO might be a convenient way to protect connected devices and simple networks from attack, but beware – setup can be time-consuming, even if you know what you’re doing, and the ongoing subscription could get expensive. FOR Appealing…

No Comments / 12 View / September 22, 2017

HANDS ON: JBL LINK 20 REVIEW

OUR EARLY VERDICT With powerful performance, portability and connected smarts, the JBL Link 20 is looking like a solid entry into the growing Google Assistant speaker space. FOR Slick portable design Multi-room smarts AGAINST Google Assistant will need a solid…

No Comments / 4 View / September 20, 2017

LG V30 VS GALAXY S8 VS GALAXY NOTE 8: IS THE V30 BETTER THAN SAMSUNG’S FLAGSHIPS?

We compare the feature-packed LG V30 smartphone with Samsung’s most premium handsets, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, to see which boasts the best design, media functionality, camera tech and beyond. At IFA 2017 LG launched its enticing V30 handset,…

No Comments / 10 View / September 19, 2017

SONY WH-1000XM2 HANDS-ON

KEY FEATURES Review Price: £330/$495 Noise cancellation Wireless Touch/swipe controls Adaptive ambient sound mode Atmospheric pressure sensor SONY WH-1000XM2 HANDS-ON: CAN SONY IMPROVE ON ITS CLASS-LEADING FORMULA? Sony WH-1000XM2 price: £330/$495 Sony WH-1000XM2 release date: available now What are the…

No Comments / 6 View / September 17, 2017

SONY’S RX0 HAS DJI IN ITS SIGHTS AS WELL AS GOPRO

The action camera space might seem crowded right now, not to mention commoditized, but Sony believes it has something sufficiently different. That’s the promise of high-end optics in a segment more commonly associated with ruggedness and ease of use, with…

No Comments / 13 View / September 16, 2017