Reviews

Fujifilm FinePix XP130 review | TechRadar

The Essential Review This is TechRadar’s review summary that gives you all the key information you need if you’re looking for quick buying advice in 30 seconds – our usual full, in-depth review follows. Phones like the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Sony Xperia XZ are water resistant, but would you take them skiing or snorkelling? Probably not, which is the ...

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Amazon Echo Spot review | TechRadar

Amazon may have updated the Echo and brought us the Echo Plus, but its most recent Echo line-up refresh brought a brand new design that was sorely missing from its original line-up of smart speakers.  Meet the Amazon Echo Spot, which we think most people would agree is the best-looking Alexa device Amazon has ever created. It’s a gadget that ...

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Google Apps for Work (G Suite) 2016 review

[Editor’s Note: What immediately follows is a rundown of the latest developments and features Google has added to Apps for Work (G Suite) since this review was first written.] May 2018 Google announced the rollout of new controls to help users protect sensitive data in Team Drives, which are now available for G Suite Business, Enterprise and Education customers. Google ...

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Nokia Sleep review | TechRadar

It’s all well and good improving your step count, exercising lots and eating right, but it’s now commonly understood that you also need to make sure you’re getting good quality sleep in order to be as healthy as can be. More and more people are starting to realize this, and that’s why fitness trackers and smartwatches have started to track ...

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iPhone 8 Plus review | TechRadar

Apple’s making it harder and harder to review the iPhone every year. Once again, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are incredibly iterative.  [Update: Apple has added a new iPhone 8 Plus color, and we’ve opined about that below. Also, thinking about buying? Then make sure you check out our iPhone 8 Plus deals to ensure you’re getting the ...

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Misfit Command review | TechRadar

Hybrid smartwatches tend to be for consumers who want a stylish wrist watch with months of battery life, but which can keep them up-to-date with calls, notifications on their phone and their daily activity. The Misfit Command does exactly this but manages to cram slightly more information on its face than some of its simpler rivals. This is a hybrid ...

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Moto G6 review | TechRadar

Motorola’s G series has gone from strength to strength, which is a real achievement considering the first phone in the line, from 2013, set a new standard for affordable phones, and racked up sales to match. The company’s aim with the Moto G line is to bring those features you’d normally expect on high-end phones to a cheaper handset. It’s ...

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360 Total Security review and where to download

Kaspersky Free Antivirus is a simple, straightforward and entirely free malware eliminator from Russian security giant Kaspersky Lab.   As usual with free products, the feature list covers only the core essentials: antivirus, web filtering to ensure you’re not able to access dangerous links, and very little else. On the plus side, the engine hasn’t been hobbled or restricted in ...

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Kronaby review | TechRadar

Hybrids are becoming a great alternative to smartwatches for people who want a step tracker and some notifications on their wrist without a bright flashing screen or a plastic fitness tracker strapped to them at all times. If that sounds like you, the Kronaby watch may be right up your street, as it offers a beautiful design and connected features ...

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review

Last year, Nest launched one of the most intelligent Wi-Fi cameras on the market, the Nest Cam IQ. It aimed to make your home more secure with the help of facial recognition, a 4K image sensor, and person-tracking. Now the Google-owned company is extending that intelligence outside, with the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor. The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is essentially ...

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Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM | Art review

There are several wide-angle prime and zoom lenses in Sigma’s ‘Art’ line of Global Vision optics. This latest addition is most similar to the 12-24mm | Art lens, which itself is a revamp of the older 12-24mm II lens, gaining a constant f/4 aperture and a reduction in distortion. The new 14-24mm is almost the same size and exactly the ...

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Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM review

Canon own-brand lenses have been facing ever-stiffer competition of late, especially from Sigma and Tamron. Portrait primes for full-frame portraiture are no exception, as there are two excellent, recently launched 85mm lenses from the independents. The Sigma 85mm Art lens goes down the traditional route, designed around a fast f/1.4 aperture, and delivering stunningly sharp image quality. The Tamron 85mm ...

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