Recent Reviews

Reidea KM06 RGB mechanical gaming keyboard review: value hero

Reidea’s KM06 keyboard seems too good to be true: RGB backlighting and a full layout of mechanical switches for £60? Happily, this low-cost gaming keyboard avoids any major pitfalls and delivers on its promise of high-end features at a budget price. Reidea's KM06 keyboard seems too good to be true: RGB backlighting and a full layout of mechanical switches for …

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Syllable D900 Mini review: a cheap AirPods alternative

Truly wireless in-ear headphones are all the rage these days. Apple’s AirPods are probably the best known example, but you can also find alternatives from Bragi, Jabra, Samsung, Erato and more. However, almost all of these cost quite a bit — anywhere from $159 to $299. That makes Syllable’s $40 D900 Mini pretty attractive, but how do they compare? Let’s …

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Kobo Aura One review

When you think of an e-reader, odds are you’re going to picture a Kindle. Amazon’s reading device is ubiquitous in its category, the default recommendation. Like Apple’s iPad in the tablet market, the Kindle is the standard against which any challenger will be judged. Unlike the boring tablet market though, the e-reader underdogs are actually creating some solid alternatives. One …

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Aorus X7 DT v6 review: the most powerful gaming laptop 2016

The X7 DT v6 is the gem in Aorus’ glittering crown of gaming laptops. It boasts bleeding edge hardware and a few unique features, all packed into a sleek aluminium wing design. That makes it incredibly desirable, but does it justify its equally impressive £3000 price tag? We’ll let you know in our review. The X7 DT v6 is the gem in …

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NZXT Aer RGB review: these case fans are pretty, clever

Today we’re looking at some colourful PC case fans from NZXT. They are called the Aer RGB, and they work with the same NZXT Hue+ controller and CAM software that we loved earlier this year. Once rigged up, the fans promise excellent cooling, minimal noise and gorgeous lighting effects. Let’s put them to the test! Today we're looking at some colourful PC …

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Toshiba P300 3TB HDD review

Looking for a hard drive to store your media? This 3 TB drive is the top result on Amazon right now, so let’s see if it’s earned that place. Here’s our review of the Toshiba P300! Looking for a hard drive to store your media? This 3 TB drive is the top result on Amazon right now, so let's see if it's …

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Lopoo LED String Christmas Lights review: fun and inexpensive

Christmas lights are always a pleasure, whether they’re old-school incandescent bulbs or modern LEDs. Today, we’re reviewing a string of multi-coloured lights from Lopoo UK. The lights are fixed in their colours; you can’t change them with a remote control or an app. However, you get different colours in sequence, hopping from green to blue to red and more besides, …

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ICZI USB-C to USB 3.0 Cable review

Today we’re taking a look at some USB-C to USB-A 3.0 cables from ICZI. They boast a rugged nylon braided design and are available at a reasonable price — let’s see how they perform. Specs & Features  Length 1 metre (3.3 feet)  Protection Nylon braided Strengthened stress points  Warranty 12 months  Supported devices MacBook (2015), MacBook Pro (2016) Google Pixel, …

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NZXT S340 Elite review: an awesome choice for VR gamers

The S340 Elite is an upgraded version of NZXT’s mid-tier S340 PC case, with a few extra features ideal for VR gamers. You can store your VR headset on a magnetic puck and hook it up to HDMI and USB ports on the top of the machine, giving you more cable length to play with. You can also show off …

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Sound Blaster Roar 2 review: the Swiss army knife of Bluetooth speakers

The Roar 2 feels like the result of a bet between engineers: How many features can you cram into a Bluetooth speaker without making it too big, complex or expensive? Creative’s engineers must be excellent, because the Roar 2 manages to fit in a laundry list’s worth into a very small space: voice recording, MicroSD playback, NFC, USB audio, portable …

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The 5 Best Apps to Help You Discover Melbourne

If you don’t live Down Under, there are quite a few things you probably don’t know about Australia. First of all, the seasons are backwards there – Christmas and New Year’s Eve are in the middle of the summer. Next, there’s the fact that Australians love to play the pokies, especially online. Although the country’s gambling laws are quite restrictive, …

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Fnatic Duel modular gaming headset review: TMA-2 goes esports

The Fnatic Duel is something special: a modular gaming headset. That means you can set it up as a lightweight set of headphones for your smartphone, or as a more immersive headset for gaming at your PC. The headphones have an impressive sonic pedigree as well, as they’re actually a rebranded version of AIAIAI’s well-regarded TMA-2 headphones. It seems like a match …

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