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Samsung N950 review: impressive Dolby Atmos audio from a soundbar

Samsung N950 review: impressive Dolby Atmos audio from a soundbar

The N950 achieves brilliant 11-channel sound with just a few wirelessly-connected boxes, by bouncing audio off your roof and walls.

  • by Tim Biggs

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Smart TVs get smarter as Google Assistant support rolls out
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Smart TVs get smarter as Google Assistant support rolls out

Devices running Google's Android TV will soon be able to field voice queries via Assistant, with a more limited version of the AI also coming to LG sets.

  • by Adam Turner
JBL Xtreme2 review: a muddy but marketable waterproof speaker

JBL Xtreme2 review: a muddy but marketable waterproof speaker

Waterproof and able to float, this is a bassy Bluetooth speaker ready for the beach, even if audiophiles won't be satisfied.

  • by Rod Easdown
Winbot X review: robot window cleaner impressive, not that effective

Winbot X review: robot window cleaner impressive, not that effective

Ecovacs' latest clings securely to your windows and gives them a good buff, but its inability to work with water makes for less than sparkling results.

  • by Cynthia Karena
Sony XAV-AX5000 review: give your car audio a smart makeover

Sony XAV-AX5000 review: give your car audio a smart makeover

Buying and installing a unit like this is expensive, but letting your phone and voice control your in-car music and navigation is a huge upgrade.

  • by Peter Wells
Hi-fi vendors vent as two conventions set for same city, a week apart
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Opinion

Hi-fi vendors vent as two conventions set for same city, a week apart

One audio industry veteran has described the situation as 'beyond ludicrous.'

  • by Rod Easdown
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How I introduced tech to my toddler
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Opinion

How I introduced tech to my toddler

There’s a massive gulf of anxiety between academic recommendations and dealing with a real-world two-year-old.

  • by Peter Wells
Blue Lola review: eye-catching headphones a unique proposition

Blue Lola review: eye-catching headphones a unique proposition

With big 50mm drivers and an unusual but comfortable scissor mechanism to fit them to your head, the $450 Lolas are good all-rounders.

  • by Rod Easdown
The art of acoustics: padding your walls for better sound

The art of acoustics: padding your walls for better sound

One of the old truths about getting great sound; it’s not just the equipment, it’s the room as well.

  • by Rod Easdown
Linksys Velop dual-band review: a less expensive mesh Wi-Fi solution

Linksys Velop dual-band review: a less expensive mesh Wi-Fi solution

Cheaper than the gold standard tri-band models but more practical than its dual-band competition, the new Velop is great mesh WiFi for small to medium homes.

  • by Adam Turner
Apple to finally update MacBook Air and Mac Mini this year
Apple

Apple to finally update MacBook Air and Mac Mini this year

Insiders say a light, low-cost laptop and a no-frills desktop aimed at pro users are on their way from Apple later this year.

  • by Mark Gurman & Debbie Wu