Dyson V15 Detect review

Dyson’s cordless vacuum cleaners might be expensive, but you certainly can’t accuse the company of not innovating. One of its new models for 2021 is the V15 Detect, which has a green laser that reveals dust and dirt you can’t normally see. There’s also a clever piezo sensor in the body of the V15 which … Read more

Acer Spin 513 Chromebook review

Acer’s Spin range of Chromebooks have been impressing me of late, be it at the budget or premium end of the scale. Now, the company has brought a mid-range laptop to the table with decent specs and a shoulder-friendly weight. So, does the Spin 513 maintain the reputation built by its siblings? I spent a … Read more

Vivo X60 Pro review

The Vivo X60 Pro is, for now, the only phone in the company’s X60 series available to buy in the UK and western Europe. The follow-up to last year’s X50 Pro – released here as the X51 – is a camera-focused flagship that makes small compromises on its chipset and charging capabilities in order to … Read more

Dyson Omni-glide review

Dyson has expanded its range of cordless cleaners beyond the main V series to include more specialist vacuums, such as the V11 Outsize, which is optimised for larger homes with lots of carpeted space. The Omni-glide is at the other end of the spectrum: it’s aimed at people who live in modern city apartments with … Read more

Revlon One-Step review

If you’ve ever left a hair salon with swingy, bouncy hair which you then miserably fail to replicate the next time you try to style it at home, the hype says that the One-Step is the hair styling tool to buy. And hype there is – the One-Step, manufactured by Helen of Troy under the … Read more

Alienware m17 R4 (2021) review

This is the fourth Alienware m17, hence the R4 model name, and at first glance, not much has changed. This gaming laptop still has the same stunning exterior as last year’s model and it still has a sky-high price. If you’re going to shell out £3,499 or $2,999, though, the lack of design change isn’t … Read more

Sømløs G1 robot lawnmower review

The Sømløs G1 is a robot lawnmower aimed at those with larger gardens. While most robot lawnmowers from well-known brands can cover areas of up to 300-350m2, the Sømløs G1 can mow up to 1000m2 – or 2000m2 if you buy a model with the larger battery module (that’s a quarter or half an acre … Read more

Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G review

At the budget end of the smartphone spectrum, specifications matter a great deal. With no headroom to play with fancy designs or interesting characteristics, these devices are defined by how much they can cram in without raising prices. Enter the Poco M3 Pro 5G, the latest device from discount smartphone specialist Xiaomi, which aims to … Read more

Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell review

Netatmo’s video doorbell finally arrived at the start of 2021 after almost two years of waiting. It was announced way back at CES 2019 and, for reasons explained in this blog post, took a very long time to see the light of day for buyers. It appears to be aimed squarely at the Nest Hello, … Read more

HP Pavilion 14 (2021) review

HP’s Pavilion range has long been a popular option for consumers, offering a combination of performance and style at affordable prices, but how does the latest 14in HP Pavilion fare amidst a sea of competition? We find out in our full review. Design & Build The HP Pavilion 14 is a good-looking laptop. The aluminium … Read more