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1 Netgear orbi rbk852 review

Netgear orbi rbk852 review

The Netgear Orbi (RBK50) has been our favourite router/Wi-Fi system since it arrived back in 2016. Its range, performance and easy setup made it the ultimate router for larger homes. Now Netgear is back with a new flagship Orbi, the RBK852, ...
7.5
GREAT PICK 2 Matebook d 15 review – Not so heavy metal

Matebook d 15 review – Not so heavy metal

Catastrophe theory' isn’t about disasters, it’s the study of sudden shifts caused by small changes. Since the 1990s, laptops have got steadily smaller and lighter. But at some point an odd thing happened: although the most popular 15.6in models were ...
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BEST BUY 3 Palicomp Intel Mercury review – Rising star

Palicomp Intel Mercury review – Rising star

Making silicon chips isn’t an exact science. All right, that’s not true. It involves some of (he most exact science there is, placing components a few nanometres apart. At this scale, a human hair is like a tree trunk falling on your Lego. So even ...
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RECOMMENDED 4 Synology Ds220j review

Synology Ds220j review

Despite a relentless upgrade schedule a few years ago, we haven't seen a new entry-level two-bay NAS from Synology for a while. The DS218j was the last NAS from the company we reviewed, which was released in early 2018. it's still a fantastic NAS ...
8.8
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5 MCINTOSH MA252 Review

MCINTOSH MA252 Review

Valves that glow green mark out Mcintosh's hybrid integrated amplifier — valves in the preamp stage, transistors in the output stage. It's a combination that brings magic into the home. Read our MCINTOSH MA252 Review. The McIntosh MA252 ...
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6 Kolink big chungus review

Kolink big chungus review

If you're bored with the usual black boxes that usually grace our review pages, then Koiink's Big Chungus will look quite refreshing. It chucks a lot of the usual expectations of modern PC cases out the window, in favour of a mammoth, outlandish ...
7.9
7 NAD C 658 STREAMING DAC Review – Make Tea?

NAD C 658 STREAMING DAC Review – Make Tea?

NAD's C 658 preamplifier cannot make tea, but it does most else, finds Noel Keywood. Read our NAD C 658 STREAMING DAC Review. The most unlikely idea ever is surely to play LP through a streamer, is it not? Like letting a steam roller ...
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8 Lubuntu 19.10 review

Lubuntu 19.10 review

Lubuntu 19.10 is the third release of this distro with the new LXQt desktop replacing LXDE. It is the 20th release since Lubuntu First appeared in April 2010, as version 10.04. Read our Lubuntu 19.10 review. Lubuntu 19.10 is a "standard" release, ...
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RECOMMENDED 9 PrimaLuna EvoLution 100 Tube Digital AnaLogue Converter Review – Message in a bottle

PrimaLuna EvoLution 100 Tube Digital AnaLogue Converter Review – Message in a bottle

An usual approach to the traditional valve DAC, Ed Selley reckons that PrimaLuna has hit on something special with the Evo 100. Read our PrimaLuna EvoLution 100 Tube Digital AnaLogue Converter Review. Best known for its extensive range of ...
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RECOMMENDED 10 iFi Audio Zen Blue Review – Rhapsody in Blue

iFi Audio Zen Blue Review – Rhapsody in Blue

This extraordinarily ambitious wireless DAC has James Parker re-evaluating exactly what Bluetooth is capable of. Read our iFi Audio Zen Blue Review. Bluetooth has been part of the audio landscape for over a decade now, but it would be ...
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RECOMMENDED 11 Luxman SQ-N150 Review – Heart of glass

Luxman SQ-N150 Review – Heart of glass

This compact valve integrated is a significant departure from Luxman's usual muscular designs, but Ed Selley is still smitten. Read our Luxman SQ-N150 Review. Mention Japanese brand Luxman in hi-fi circles and the kind of product that typically ...
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BEST BUY 12 Hegel H120 Review – Rost revisited

Hegel H120 Review – Rost revisited

Hegel's talented Rost network amp/DAC may have been shown the door, but - says David Vivian - its new H120 is even better. Read our Hegel H120 Review. DETAILS Hegel H120 ORIGIN Norway TYPE Integrated amplifier/DAC WEIGHT 12kg ...
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