TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14 11:34

The Dead Don’t Die review – painfully ironic

Deadpan performances and sloppy storytelling mar Jim Jarmusch’s hip take on the zombie movieZombie movie genre conventions are held up for mockery in this painfully ironi...

The Dead Don’t Die review – painfully ironic

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The dead-eyed new Lion King painfully illustrates the difference between cinema and video games For a generation of children, the sight of lion prince Simba watching his father, Mufasa, die in a wildebeest stampede in 1994’s The Lion King represented a first encounter with mortality. Disney’s animators render the moment with a terrible poignanc...
2019-07-16 16:17

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyb...
2019-06-06 05:51

Radu Jude tackles a history of antisemitism with an ambitious, ironic satire How do we reckon with history? And to what extent do we bear its guilt? These questions, not uncommon in countries that have done Bad Things, trouble the work of the Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude. Aferim!, the first of his films to garner significant ...
2019-07-18 03:51

BREAKING: Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
2019-06-22 18:17

Robinson Cano’s ironic injury latest blip in Mets’ farcical drama And that, to borrow from J. Walter Weatherman in “Arrested Development,” is why you don’t hustle. Come to think of it, as loyal Twitter follower @seaver_15 suggested to me, that’s also why you don’t expend major resources on a 36-year-old coming off ...
2019-05-23 08:34

Bride-to-be caught trying to scam hotel with painfully obvious scheme: 'We thought she was having a psychotic break' Weddings are expensive, so it’s understandable for couples to try and save a few dollars here and there. That doesn’t excuse attempted fraud, however....
2019-07-07 22:34

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
2019-06-13 22:51

Review: Director Jim Jarmusch puts his deadpan stamp on The Dead Don’t Die Enlarge / Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, and Adam Driver star in Director Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die. (credit: Focus Features) With The Dead Don't Die, auteur director Jim Jarmusch puts his unique, deadpan stamp on this staple of the horror gen...
2019-06-16 08:51

Too Old to Die Young review - Nicolas Winding Refn's dead-eyed LA nightmare The Only God Forgives director has made his first foray into TV with a supernatural noir series, and it’s just as horrible and upsetting as you’d expectWhen I spoke to Nicolas Winding Refn at the Lumiere film festival in Lyon a while back, he told me...
2019-05-21 16:17

Review: The Vuze XR handheld camera makes it dead simple to create VR videos HumanEyes‘ Vuze XR is a rare breed of camera. It’s pocket-sized, shoots in VR, 360, and 5K formats, and it costs around the same as an entry-level DSLR. What really sets it apart, however, is how easy it is to use. I love VR. And the thought of makin...
2019-05-25 02:00

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
2019-05-21 20:34

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
2019-06-09 15:51

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 1 dead, 19 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 others before he killed himself, Japanese police an...
2019-05-28 05:17

11 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with......
2019-06-01 04:00

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
2019-06-15 23:17

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday as they acknowledged for the first time there was a "possible...
2019-07-23 15:51

Leon Edwards: MMA saved me from being 'dead, in prison or dead broke' Leon Edwards will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. For Edwards, getting to this point meant leaving a life filled with violence, crime and gangs....
2019-07-18 18:51

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
2019-06-08 10:00

OnePlus 6T Review In the last few years, OnePlus has emerged as the go-to company for people who want a phone that's fast, reliable, with no bloatware, and more affordable than the big-name flagships from Samsung and Apple. The latest OnePlus 6T keeps perfecting that ...
2019-05-22 02:00

MG ZS EV 2019 review Cheap, spacious and all-round endearing electric version of MG's ZS soft-roader arrives as demand for battery models begins to accelerate and as the government drops benefit-in-kind tax for electric business cars Just lately, MG has been making hab...
2019-07-17 21:00

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review Review indexDesign | Fingerprint Scanner | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn the beginning was the scre...
2019-05-22 02:00

Redmi K20 Review Redmi K20 offers packs impressive hardware inside a beautiful frame, but is the phone's performance a cut above the rest? We deduce the answer in our Redmi K20 review....
2019-07-22 08:00

Honor 20i Review Honor 20i offers triple rear cameras and promise a smooth performance, but is it enough to rise above the fierce competition? We find out in our review....
2019-07-04 14:00

Honor 20 Review Honor 20 has 'the best budget flagship' crown in its sight, but does it pack enough brawn to rise above its rivals? We find the answer in our review....
2019-06-14 13:00

Nokia 2.2 Review Nokia 2.2 promises 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates, but should you spend Rs. 7,999 on it? Read our Nokia 2.2 review to find out....
2019-07-05 17:51

Honor 20 Pro Review Honor is technically an independent brand that sells phones at amazing prices, but realistically, it’s an offshoot of Huawei, so you should not be surprised that its brand new flagship the Honor 20 Pro looks and feels A LOT like a Huawei phone. So wh...
2019-05-31 01:51

Oppo A1k Review Oppo A1k doesn't deliver all the features that we've come to expect in the sub-Rs. 10,000 market, but what it does offer might come as a pleasant surprise to some potential buyers....
2019-05-30 17:34

RED Hydrogen One Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Battery life | Call Quality | ConclusionHyping a product naturally does well to generate interest, especially when it's something so differ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Redmi K20 Pro Review Redmi K20 Pro is the most affordable smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. But did Xiaomi cut too many corners to get to this price? Check our Redmi K20 Pro review to find out....
2019-07-22 08:00

Nokia 3.2 Review Nokia 3.2 is a budget offering that brings stock Android experience and all-day battery life to the table, but is that all it has got? We find out in our review....
2019-06-11 19:51

Moto Z4 Review There was a time when the Moto Z series was meant to compete head-to-head with the best Android smartphones on the market. The first few Moto Z handsets were stacked on the hardware front, while the support for Moto Mods made them stand out in the hi...
2019-06-10 17:17

Xiaomi Mi 9 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionThe Xiaomi Mi 9 is the company’s first phone with the latest Snapdragon 855 and it’s rea...
2019-05-22 02:00

Huawei P30 Review The Huawei P30 Pro has gotten all the buzz with its new superzoom camera, but Huawei has one more phone that features the same kind of performance power in a more compact body and at a much more affordable price, and that phone – undeservedly – flies...
2019-05-22 02:00

OnePlus 7 Pro Review OnePlus is changing. The “never settle” company started as a bit of a phone nerd dream factory: for years, it focused on selling just one flagship-grade smartphone with a clean Android experience, and a price about half that of similarly powerful fla...
2019-05-23 21:00

LG G8 ThinQ Review This is the new LG G8 ThinQ. It looks like your typical phone on the outside – with a familiar glass-and-metal construction and a screen stretching from edge to edge – but on the inside, it packs some sci-fi-level stuff. It lets you unleash your inne...
2019-05-22 02:00

Huawei P30 Pro Review Just five months after the release of its Mate 20 Pro, Huawei, the fastest-growing smartphone company in the world, has shown the world another $1,000 phone that this time promises to rewrite the rules of photography: the P30 Pro. So why should you ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Alpina B7 2019 review Alpina's latest take on the 7 Series packs more performance than a limousine could ever need, but how does it handle? Shall we start with performance? We might as well, because from a manufacturer so lovingly devoted to the finer details – those of...
2019-05-21 18:17

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we indulge in them so much that we forget to take prop...
2019-05-22 02:00

198X review – discover your inner Kid A teenager’s gripping coming-of-age adventure takes you back to the bygone era of the amusement arcadeWhen I was a child in the late 1980s, my brother and I would watch every Saturday morning as a crescent of teenagers gathered around an arcade machi...
2019-07-08 12:17

Huawei Watch GT Review Review indexDesign | Interface and Functionality | Huawei Health Companion App | Performance and Battery Life | ConclusionThe Huawei Watch GT is a refreshing device; it looks like a classic smart watch but it’s by no means trying to replace your phon...
2019-05-22 02:00

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Review Some people may have reservations about picking an Android tablet over anything else, especially given how fewer and fewer companies are releasing new models. When you have competing iPads, Windows 10 slates, and even Chromebooks, it really makes you...
2019-05-22 02:00

Mahindra XUV300 AMT Review Mahindra has finally introduced an AMT in the XUV300 range. How does it drive? What's the expected price and is it worth a buy? we answer all these questions in our review...
2019-06-18 12:17

KEF R3 Review: Exemplary speakers that do almost everything right In the world of enthusiast speakers, few names stand out as much as KEF. The British speaker company has been an influence on high-end audio since the 60s, and to date makes some of the most popular hi-fi speakers on the market. Though the company ha...
2019-06-22 09:51

Audi S6 2019 review Audi chooses a 48-volt-assisted TDI V6 for its latest performance exec, despite diesels being in the doldrums The easy way to view the arrival of the new Audi S6 is as a new and enticingly warmed-over executive four-door, a decent progression from ...
2019-05-23 04:34

Asus ZenFone 6 Review 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growing steadily, and the Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest ...
2019-05-31 01:51

Hyundai Kona EV Review The Hyundai Kona EV is quite simply the electric avatar of Hyundai's hit compact SUV - the Kona. We got to drive the new electric SUV in its home market, Korea, and here's our review....
2019-07-08 19:00

Mazda 3 2019 UK review Sharp-suited Mazda 3 touches down in UK. It’s got the handling smarts, but a weedy engine holds it back from obtaining class honours A pretty good reason for the likes of the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf to look over their shoulders. The previous...
2019-05-21 18:17

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review Review indexDesign | Display | Using a phone with a 21:9 aspect ratio | Interface and Software | Hardware and performance | Camera | Multimedia, sound, call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHistorically, Sony has been conservative with its smartpho...
2019-05-22 02:00

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back in 2014. Even though the brand has been resurrecte...
2019-05-22 02:00

Asus ROG Phone Review The gaming phone is hardly a new concept, and Asus’ ROG Phone is but only the most recent example. Being the new kid on the block does have its perks, though. Not only has Asus gained the experience from devices that came before the ROG Phone, but th...
2019-05-22 02:00

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review No one likes it when things become more expensive to purchase. In the smartphone world, increases in prices are all too familiar and it’s a trend that’s unlikely to stop – ever. And that’s partly why Pocophone, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xia...
2019-05-22 02:00

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally spend time with the petrol and diesel variants of the Hector amidst the lush greenery of Coimbatore and Kodanal in Tamil Nadu....
2019-06-14 08:00

Sony Xperia 1 Review The Xperia 1 is more than just Sony's latest flagship phone. It is the catalyst in the company's transformative turn in a new direction – one that would hopefully bring the Xperia brand back on the radar. It is the first Sony phone with a triple came...
2019-06-14 17:51

Nokia 9 PureView Review The Nokia 9 is probably the most anticipated smartphone in the brand’s Android era. The reason for that is only one: the unique rear camera setup that includes not three, not even four, but five cameras! But a phone is more than just a camera, so let...
2019-05-22 02:00

Huawei Mate 20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Sound quality | Call Quality | Battery life | Price and alternatives | ConclusionHuawei’s Mate 20 Pro has captured plenty of attention ......
2019-05-22 02:00

Skullcandy Indy Review Skullcandy Indy is priced at Rs. 7,499 and brings a lot of style to the truly wireless audio segment, but how do these earphones sound? We review to find out....
2019-07-12 22:00

BMW X2 M35i 2019 review Most potent X2 yet gets BMW M division's first four-pot in 33 years to challenge the likes of Audi's SQ2 The BMW X2 M35i is among a new class of high-riding performance cars that aim to bring traditional hot hatchback values to the premium crossove...
2019-05-21 18:17

Audi SQ5 2019 review Audi’s high performance soft-road middleweight adopts new sporty V6 diesel hybrid power, cutting emissions and saving fuel Audi’s decision to break conventions by using a mild-hybrid diesel V6 for its middleweight sporty models is about to extend t...
2019-05-23 04:34

Kia Telluride SX 2019 review Kia goes large with all-new, eight-seat SUV for North America that majors on space, quality and refinement Kia continues the SUV revamp of its North American line-up with the new Telluride, a mid-size, three-row crossover. It’s a hotly contested, g...
2019-06-27 22:00

Audi S7 2019 review Latest warmed five-door fastback ditches petrol for Audi’s surprisingly sporty hybrid diesel power Sounds a bit crude for such a good-looking car, but what we have here, mechanically speaking, is the closest product possible to the Audi S6 – also l...
2019-05-23 04:34

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most imp...
2019-07-14 11:34

Beats PowerBeats Pro Review Apple’s AirPods continue to be the most widely used and sold pair of true wireless earphones, but that’s not stopping subsidiary Beats from coming up with its own pair. Enter the Beats PowerBeats Pro, which mark the brand’s first real entry into the ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Review: The Insta360 EVO is among the best VR cameras under $500 Insta360’s EVO is a nifty little 360 cam that transforms into a 180-degree VR camera. It’s not the first device out there capable of shooting in both modes, but it’s one of the few that can be had for less than four figures. And, thanks to its diminu...
2019-07-11 00:17

Motorola One Vision Review 2019 shapes up to be a great year for those looking for an affordable phone with no compromises. After the revolutionary Google Pixel 3a, now Motorola has come up with a budget model of its own that exceeds expectations: welcome the new Motorola One ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Hyundai Venue Review The Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV has already garnered over 20,000 bookings and the juggernaut looks set to roll on. The reason for the popularity says Hyundai is the segment itself - which already......
2019-05-29 14:00

Valve Index review – When only the best will do Valve Index is available now for $1,000, but is it worth the price? In many ways, it absolutely is. It's the best VR experience you can get at home.Read More...
2019-06-29 05:51

Honor View20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHuawei sub-brand Honor is kicking off the new year with the release of its flagship smartphone in t...
2019-05-22 02:00

SteelSeries Stratus Duo Review Review indexDesign and build quality | Buttons and controls | Connectivity | Accessories | ConclusionSerious gaming on a phone or tablet is always a so-so experience. The games themselves may hold lots of potential, but the fact that you are limited ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Review With Galaxy Tab S5e, Samsung turns its focus to entertainment, promising users a superior on-the-go media experience. Is it worth buying over an iPad? We find out in our review....
2019-07-17 15:34

Samsung Galaxy M40 Review Samsung M40 boasts of a modern hole-punch display and powerful internals, making it an attractive package under Rs. 20,000. We find out what this phone is like to live with, in our review....
2019-06-22 10:51

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ Review The review has been updated to reflect changes to the in-display fingerprint reader performance after a software update and to include comments regarding our experience with the Galaxy S10.Review indexDesign | In-display fingerprint ......
2019-05-22 02:00

Mitsubishi ASX 2019 review Ageing ASX is spruced up with new front end and better technology, but can it cut it in such a competitive segment? It’s hard to ignore the Mitsubishi ASX’s perennial problem: outstanding rivals such as the Nissan Qashqai and Seat Ateca. The ASX is...
2019-06-11 03:17

Audi SQ8 TDI 2019 review Doesn’t offer as much pace or fun-factor as some in the class, but does technology, dynamic versatility, refinement and cruising range better than most. This is Audi Sport’s first performance version of the company’s range-topping SUV, the Q8. Lik...
2019-07-03 01:51

Polestar 1 2019 review Part petrol and lots of electric, the Polestar 1 is a luxury coupe that's bewilderingly complicated and lots of fun Do you worry that electrification will make all cars the same? Then the Polestar 1 is a reassuring thing: a 600bhp plug-in hybrid wi...
2019-06-17 18:51

Audi A4 2019 review Tech upgrades give the A4’s cabin a welcome lift. Dynamically much the same as before, but it remains a refined, smooth operator. Sometimes it can be easy to momentarily lose sight of the fact that cars such as the Audi A4 are still relevant. We’re...
2019-07-17 00:17

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Review Can the Infinix Smart 3 Plus rise above the competition with its appealing design, triple rear cameras, and affordable price of just Rs. 6,999? We find out in our review....
2019-05-27 16:51

Audi S4 2019 review S4 ditches petrol for a V6 TDI engine and mild-hybridisation. Just how appealing is this diesel performance saloon? It doesn’t seem all that long ago that the Audi S4 was powered by a 4.2-litre, 339bhp V8. In fact, it wasn’t all that long ago that ...
2019-07-17 00:17

Morgan Plus Six 2019 review All-new Morgan feels like progress in lots of ways, and has a world-class powertrain, but also feels like it's not yet the driver’s car it might be Picture Britain’s typical family-owned and operated business. The sort that mothers and fathers pass...
2019-07-03 01:51

Audi TT RS 2019 UK review Audi's stonkingly fast 'mini-R8' is back on sale after a year-long hiatus and a facelift. We drive it to see if it's still a worthwhile sports car On the face of it, a lightly updated version of Audi’s ultimate TT. But it’s more significant than it...
2019-05-22 22:34

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display, a competitor for Amazon’s Echo Show, but there w...
2019-05-22 02:00

Withings Pulse HR Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and Functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionIf you’re one of the millions of people that begin the new year with the goal to exercise more, you might nee...
2019-05-22 02:00

BMW X4 M Competition 2019 review M Division's 503bhp version of the smaller BMW SUV-coupé has striking pace and sporting purpose This is the other new M Division performance SUV – except that BMW prefers to describe the X4 M Competition as a ‘sports activity coupé’. In this case, ...
2019-06-17 01:17

BMW X3 M Competition 2019 review Has many of the dynamic hallmarks of BMW’s best M cars, but lacks a bit of effusive performance charm and SUV-typical dynamic versatility. The BMW X3 M Competition is at once quite a rare and special thing, and also about as common as new performan...
2019-06-17 01:17

Alpina XD3 2019 UK review Neat and pleasant BMW SUV impressively enhanced with all the usual stuff from the Alpina toolkit. Pricey, mind It’s not often that Porsche does favours for its German car-making rivals, but in the case of the Alpina XD3 compact SUV the famous sport...
2019-05-31 02:17

BMW 730Ld 2019 UK review Refined diesel powerplant feels strongly suited to BMW’s luxurious executive flagship The entry-point of the revised, restyled 7 Series, and BMW’s renewed effort to make its executive flagship deliver on a luxury brief in ways the outgoing car coul...
2019-05-21 18:17

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most important new car, built by the world's biggest car-...
2019-07-05 00:17

How Dead to Me Came to Be & What's to Come By this point, you've likely fallen in love with Jen (Christina Applegate) and Judy (Linda Cardellini) of Netflix's Dead To Me. The BFFs hit a bit of a rough patch as Jen learned......
2019-06-13 09:34

Apple iPad Pro (2018) Review As it’s not yet entirely clear what will ultimately become of the tablet category, Apple’s iPad business continues to rake in a small fortune each quarter. The iPad has long changed, though. It's no longer that $500 device that some people called a s...
2019-05-22 02:00

Casio PRO TREK SMART WSD-F30 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and Controls | Functionality, processor, performance | Activity tracking | Connectivity and multimedia | Battery life | ConclusionThe vast majority of Wear OS smartwatches follow a similar strategy. Most of th...
2019-05-22 02:00

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Sometimes less is more When Amazon released the Echo Spot in 2017, I praised it for being an adorable Alexa-powered smart clock. Yet, I thought its $130 asking price was a little high and having a camera by your bedside does feel a little creepy. This year, Lenovo and......
2019-06-03 18:00

Samsung Galaxy S10e Review Review indexDesign and Size | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn the past couple of years, there was probably no oth...
2019-05-22 02:00

Mazda CX-30 2.0 Skyactiv-G 2019 review The 3-based Mazda CX-30 is the first SUV based on the Japanese brand’s latest hardware Naming a new car is always a tricky business. Not only does it have to somehow suit the car – not always easy if you’re just mixing letters and numbers – but it ...
2019-07-15 01:51

Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X 2.0 2019 review By making a petrol work more like a diesel, can the Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X show there’s still life in the internal combustion engine? This may look like a humble, if rather stylish hatchback, but there’s more to the Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X than meets the e...
2019-07-15 01:51

Nord VPN review: An in-depth look at a popular VPN Nord VPN is a hugely popular VPN service. But how does it perform? We take a deep dive into features, capabilities, and performance of this well-known VPN offering....
2019-05-24 07:51

Abarth 595 Esseesse 2019 review 70th Anniversary edition 595 gets a host of upgrades and barrels along with a gusto that helps you forgive its flaws The 595 Esseessee is essentially a lightly modified version of the existing 595 Competizione that has been wheeled out as part of A...
2019-06-20 12:34

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 2019 review Porsche reprises arguably the finest drivers' car of its generation, with an all-new engine but the same purist philosophy You’re looking at the second-generation Cayman GT4, and therefore your new departure point into the big-winged world of Porsc...
2019-07-14 02:17

Honda CB300R First Ride Review We spend a day riding Honda's new roadster, the very handsome CB300R. It could prove to be shot in the arm for Honda in the 200 cc to 400 cc space, where the company has been lacking firepower for......
2019-06-01 09:51

Exclusive: Hyundai Nexo Review Driving the Hyundai Nexo is somewhat like driving the future. Here's our road test review of the first hydrogen-powered fuel cell driven model from Hyundai Group and it's promising, engaging and......
2019-06-22 05:00

Bentley Continental GTC 2019 UK review New Conti Convertible has all the many advantages of a new platform, seen already in the Coupe. It’s in a class of its own. Bentley has just revealed a convertible version of its second generation Continental GT, identical in every important way to...
2019-05-24 03:17

Prince: Originals review – his hits, his way (Warner Bros)These guide demos of his own songs, recorded by other artists, show just how brilliant and casually confident Prince wasFor Prince, writing for other artists was a way to proliferate his musical influence and secure his legacy. (Depressi...
2019-06-21 19:00

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Connectivity | Functionality and controls | Sound quality | Battery life | ConclusionThere's no denying this: true wireless earphones are pretty awesome. They're light, discreet, and completely untethered, providing f...
2019-05-22 02:00

Peugeot 508 SW 1.5 BlueHDI 130 2019 review Estate body takes the edge off the 508’s style, and doesn’t address all of the car’s practicality limitations. Driving experience is a mixed bag. The Peugeot 508 saloon has now been on UK roads for long enough to feel like a familiar sight. That’s ...
2019-06-03 10:00

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
2019-06-21 12:51

Kia Seltos Prototype First Drive Review The Kia Seltos compact SUV will be the company's first car in the market and it has spared no expense in giving Indian customers what they love best - choices....
2019-07-15 17:00

Review: RHA’s MA650i are the best Lightning headphones under $60 Too much courage can be a bad thing, as iPhone users learned in 2016 when Apple made the shock announcement that the iPhone 7 would ship without a 3.5mm headphone jack. The good news is that you don’t have to use wireless buds or an adapter in order ...
2019-06-03 18:34

Withings Steel HR Sport Review If you are looking for a smartwatch that lasts a really long time, tracks your activity, steps, heart rate, workouts and sleep patterns, while at the same time packing some serious style, it’s hard to think of a gadget that fits all those criteria be...
2019-05-22 02:00

BMW 1 Series 118d 2019 review Front-driven 1 Series may not drive like a traditional BMW but otherwise delivers on upmarket family hatch values It’s the all-new (and here comes the controversy) front-wheel-drive BMW 1 Series in its likely best-selling form. We’ve known this cha...
2019-07-17 00:17

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionCompetition in the affordable phone market these days is not merely i...
2019-05-22 02:00

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionSamsung might be the world’s number one phone maker b...
2019-05-22 02:00

BMW 1 Series M135i 2019 review Fastest BMW 1 Series is quick and accomplished but lacks the character of the old M140i Essentially, it’s the fast flagship of the new BMW 1 Series line-up - and it’s arguably even more controversial than its lower-powered front-wheel-drive sibling...
2019-07-17 00:17

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster 2019 review Mercedes-AMG’s entry-level 911-chaser gets interior updates, and keeps a V8 ready to move mountains, but ride and handling remain supporting acts. The Mercedes-AMG GT super sport car, updated for the latest model year. Clearly anxious to avoid accu...
2019-07-16 16:00

Google Chromecast Review (2018) Review indexDesign | Connectivity | Interface and Functionality | Google Home App | ConclusionStreaming media is all the rage and Google’s Chromecast was one of the earlier, mainstream devices to capitalize on this. Offering a cheap, quick, and easy ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Debate watchers review the candidates People watching the Democratic presidential debate in several states gave Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Julian Castro high marks. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Porsche Panamera GTS 2019 UK review GTS is the sweet spot for much of Porsche's range. Is that the case for the big five-door coupé? GTS, sitting halfway between regular Porsche and health warning-attached Turbo, tends to be shorthand for ‘our favourite version’ of big Porsches. So l...
2019-05-31 23:00

Nio ES6 Premier Edition 2019 review Smaller, sportier Chinese SUV promises much but faces strong competition ahead of an eventual European launch The ES6 is the second car from Chinese electric start-up Nio, and here we're driving it some time ahead of its official on-sale date in Ju...
2019-05-22 15:34

Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review John Dennen picks out some of the highlights from this year's Haringey Box Cup. Plus GB Three Nations Schools round up The post Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-18 18:51

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, you’d emerge from a Volkswagen Golf R and accuse it ...
2019-06-18 18:51

Sony Xperia 1 review: Powerful, but not sensible I don't love admitting this, but it can be hard to take Sony's phones seriously sometimes. That's not because of a lack of effort on its part — it's more that the phones they do release often seem gleefully out of step with ...
2019-07-15 22:34

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. B...
2019-06-18 20:51

Toy Story 4 review – a franchise still very much alive After a hesitant start, the gang gets into top gear on a road trip that showcases the studio’s visual wizardry and narrative skillLast year, I wrote about my (unfounded) fears that Mary Poppins Returns might trample the memory of a movie I fell in lo...
2019-06-23 09:34

The Week In Review With Raven Smith "The contestants in this year’s Love Island all look very similar, possibly cast by an Instagram abdominal algorithm that searches out unusually bronzed flesh."...
2019-05-31 08:51

Ford Focus ST 2019 review Ford’s hot hatch formula for the class-leading Fiesta ST has been applied to the 276bhp Mustang-engined Focus ST. Does it work? Normally, we would not begin a review of the latest, possibly greatest hot hatchback with a reference to Ferrari, but be...
2019-07-01 19:00

Valve Index review: Next-level VR Where does virtual reality go next? Right now there seem to be two paths: portable and self-contained headsets like the Oculus Quest or those connected to computers and consoles like the Rift and PlayStation VR. Valve is clearly betting on the se......
2019-06-28 20:51

Prince’s ‘Originals’ review: Nothing compares 2 new On Friday, which would have been his 61st birthday, Prince gives us a gift from the afterlife: “Originals,” a collection of songs written by the revolutionary legend that were first released by other artists. The album is exclusively available on Tid...
2019-06-07 00:51

Bettman: NHL to consider expanded video review NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review. Bettman said the league's GMs will discuss the issue next month....
2019-05-28 04:51

Spider-Man: Far from Home film review: Far from necessary Enlarge (credit: Sony Pictures / Marvel Studios) Comic and superhero film fans spent months wondering exactly what would happen to the Marvel Cinematic Universe once Avengers: Endgame concluded. Who would die? What would happen to the space-time co...
2019-07-02 00:00

Porsche Macan S 2019 UK review Mid-range, mid-spec Porsche SUV proves how spec-sensitive the modern performance 4x4 can be. Still impressive to drive, but limited in one or two other ways The meat right out of the middle of the Porsche Macan compact SUV range. This is our first ...
2019-06-28 17:51

2019 BMW S 1000 RR First Ride Review We hit a few laps around the Buddh International Circuit on a sweltering day with the new 2019 BMW S 1000 RR, a bike which can be lightning fast, yet easy enough to manage for riders new to a 200......
2019-07-02 11:17

Viewers in four states review the debate People attending watch parties in New Hampshire, Michigan, Louisiana and Colorado reviewed Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate. Many said Senator Kamala Harris had the best night and Joe Biden had the worst. (June 28)   &#...
2019-06-28 16:00

Skoda Superb 2.0 TDI Evo 2019 review Executive car gains two new engines and minor aesthetic nip and tuck while remaining as comfortable and practical as ever This is the facelifted version of the third-generation Skoda Superb: the large, hugely practical and comfortable barge champio...
2019-07-05 12:34

How the hell do you review a TV show you've only seen the 4th and 5th episodes of? I know more about Too Old To Die Young’s plot from reading the press materials Amazon distributed than I got from watching nearly 150 minutes of it. The usual question a critic gets—“Should I start watching this TV show?”—is a lot harder to answer wh...
2019-06-13 19:17

Papua New Guinea's new PM to 'review' gas deals Newly-chosen Prime Minister James Marape said the country was intent on "maximizing gain" from natural resources. Marape was appointed after maneuvering to topple his predecessor over a controversial gas deal....
2019-05-30 17:17

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid the chaotic overloadIn 2016, a machine beat the world’s best (human) player at the ancient strategy g...
2019-05-21 16:17

2019 BMW 7 Series Facelift Review A surprisingly large facelift from BMW, but one the company felt was necessary on the 7 Series sedan. India will as always get just the long wheelbase and we have details on which engines are coming......
2019-07-19 15:17

Skoda Scala 1.5 TSI SE 2019 UK review Does the new family-friendly hatchback, driven here in mid-range SE spec, also have driver appeal? This, as I’m sure you’ll be well aware by now, is the new Skoda Scala. Even in the mid-range SE specification we’ve got here (previously we’ve only t...
2019-07-04 11:51

Bettman says NHL will consider expanding video review BOSTON (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will consider expanded video review after a couple of high-profile missed calls during the playoffs. During his annual state of the NHL speech prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Bettm...
2019-05-28 05:34

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TSI 2019 UK review V6 petrol power comes to Volkswagen's flagship model but fails to make a strong case for itself The impact of Dieselgate is now being seen in the most unlikely of places. The widespread switch away from the fuel since you-know-what has now even rea...
2019-07-04 04:00

How to Write a Glassdoor Job Review Without Giving Yourself Away There are some jobs you just want to warn others about. Maybe you had a boss that micromanaged your every move, or your pay remained embarrassingly low despite your stellar work ethic. For any number of reasons, you may feel compelled to write a revi...
2019-07-23 20:51

Skoda Karoq First Drive Review Ahead of its official launch in India in 2020, we got to spend some time with the upcoming Skoda Karoq SUV, in the company's home turf. Here's our first impression about the upcoming compact SUV....
2019-06-08 17:00

Audi RS5 Sportback 2019 UK review Family-friendly version of Audi’s RS5 has landed in the UK and mixes greater passenger space with incredible cross-country pace A long time coming, that’s for sure. Despite being revealed at the New York motor show way back in March 2018, this is t...
2019-06-27 22:00

Yesterday review – predictable romcom Danny Boyle’s fantasy about a world without the Beatles turns into a Richard Curtis greatest hits showThis high-concept romantic comedy is billed as a collaboration between two of the most distinctive voices in British cinema. But, in fact, it is Ric...
2019-06-29 21:34

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe 2019 review Should you buy this 503bhp twin-turbo V8 brute over the likes of the Jaguar F-Pace SVR and Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV? This is the facelifted version of the fastest SUV Mercedes makes. Like all models in the GLC range, the superheated AMG 63 and 63 S ha...
2019-06-08 01:51

Total War: Three Kingdoms: The Kotaku Review Ever since Rome 2's disappointing release back in 2013, it feels like the Total War series has been lost and in search of something. From Attila and Thrones of Britannia’s tinkering to the Warhammer games’ explosion of personality there has been ...
2019-05-29 10:17

Mahindra TUV300 Facelift Review Mahindra has recently come out with the first mid-life facelift for the TUV300. We got to spend a whole day with it and here's what we think about the 2019 Mahindra TUV300 facelift....
2019-07-03 13:51

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman's confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law....
2019-06-07 23:17

MG ZS 2019 long-term review What distinguishes a modern MG besides the famous badge it wears? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To see if reborn MG’s poster child is as easy to live with as the established names in the class Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs L...
2019-06-11 16:00

Is it worth hiking? Exercise review The hit of fresh air in your nostrils? The beauty of the countryside? Hiking is amazingWhat is it? Just a nice long walk.How much does it cost? Probably an initial outlay of about £50 for some decent gear, and then free for ever. Continue reading......
2019-05-21 16:00

Toyota GR Supra 2019 UK review Won’t depose the affordable sports car class’ mid-engined elite, but brings welcome muscle, character, fun and variety allthesame. The fifth-generation Toyota Supra – the cult Japanese sports car that had twenty-four all-but unbroken years of cont...
2019-05-28 06:34

BMW i3S 2019 long-term review Will a larger battery make the more potent version of BMW's electric hatchback fun to drive outside of commuter hours? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see whether this trailblazing small EV has evolved enough to still be cons...
2019-06-07 17:51

Jaguar XE HSE R-Dynamic 300 2019 UK review 3 Series chaser now has greatly improved looks and equipment, and is better in other ways too This is an extremely important car for Jaguar: the carefully crafted mid-life revision of a compact executive saloon they launched in mid-2015, full of ho...
2019-06-27 22:00

OnePlus 7 Pro review: an absolute beast in every way Fantastic screen, the fastest performance, a good camera and brilliant software in a massive phone that still undercuts the competitionThe OnePlus 7 Pro is the firm’s largest, most expensive and most premium phone yet. While not that cheap, it still ...
2019-05-31 08:34

Apple iPad Air (2019) Review After a long time spread in between, Apple’s iPad Air 2 finally received a proper successor! Technically, the iPad Air (2019) arrives nearly 4.5 years after the iPad Air 2, which is a staggering amount of time in the world of tech. Until the arrival ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review There is one main reason why Chinese brand Xiaomi has skyrocketed to success and millions of people are buying its phones: the price. Xiaomi phones are dirt cheap devices for what they offer and today we have the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 that costs le...
2019-05-22 02:00

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
2019-07-18 16:01

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review We drive the much-anticipated Jeep Compass Trailhawk in India. It's the more off-road oriented version of the Jeep Compass and here's what we think about it....
2019-06-05 16:51

iPad mini (2019) Review The iPad mini is back, apparently by popular demand. Many thought the mini might be gone for good, but much like Apple’s release of the iPhone SE, the company’s meeting users’ demands for a smaller, up-to-date device with the 2019 iPad mini. It’s a s...
2019-05-22 02:00

Cadence of Hyrule: The Kotaku Review Cadence of Hyrule feels like a french fry dunked into a milkshake. There’s two distinct flavors at play—the deep exploration of a Zelda game with the bouncy pace of a rhythm game—and they mix together into something greater than the initial pitch. In...
2019-06-15 02:00

Peugeot 508 SW Puretech 225 GT 2019 UK review More potent petrol engine and adaptive suspension do little to change the 508 wagon’s lack of ride refinement The expanded, more sensible estate version of Peugeot’s rakish compact saloon, which gains in rear storage space but creates debate as to ...
2019-06-04 19:00

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
2019-05-21 21:00

Bentley Continental GT V8 2019 review Crewe takes the less-is-more approach with V8-powered Conti and scores the most convincing and enjoyable result in the recent history of the mainstream Bentley Predictably enough, it’s Bentley’s now not-so-new Continental GT featuring a 4.0-litre t...
2019-06-27 22:00

Haiku review: Cowboy e-bike Welcome to Haiku Review, a feature where we review gear and gadgets using the Japanese poetry form. The Cowboy is a Belgian electric bike. Here’s a haiku about it:   Panther-lithe, sexy Too. Pedal power slick, but no mudguards? “Wet ass.”   Read the ...
2019-07-08 17:00

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security software  The closed Apple ecosystem reduces th...
2019-06-27 21:51

Alpina B4 S Edition 99 2019 review Last hurrah for the current B4 S Biturbo brings unprecedented athleticism for an Alpina, but it's limited to just 99 cars The Edition 99 is a last-of-the-line special for the B4 S Biturbo – tiny Alpina’s equivalent to the BMW M4 CS, if you like. Bu...
2019-05-21 18:17

Skoda Scala SE L1.6 TDI 2019 UK review With right-hand drive models due later this year, we drive a left-hooker on UK roads for the first time It’s a diesel engined example of Skoda’s new Scala, which we’ve already driven in flagship 1.5 TSI petrol form. If you missed the recent arrival...
2019-06-14 05:34

Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 2019 UK review New-generation four-door coupé combines sporting performance and refinement in an attractive compact saloon When it was launched in 2013, the Mercedes-Benz CLA promised refinement and performance in an elegantly swooping saloon package. A world sal...
2019-06-27 22:00

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review Oppo is a brand that’s never been afraid of experimentation. On the contrary. For years now, the company has been breaking new ground with many bold ideas and concepts. Some of them have been worthwhile, while others were destined to obscurity from t...
2019-06-04 17:34

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart ass...
2019-05-22 02:00

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
2019-05-31 12:17

Godzilla: The King of the Monsters: The Kotaku Review It’s fitting that the first few minutes of Godzilla: The King of the Monsters are a flashback. The movie, which is a sequel to Legendary Pictures’ 2014 Godzilla, feels like a natural evolution of the previous film. In some ways, it’s a better movie—r...
2019-05-29 10:17

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix hav...
2019-07-09 05:51

2019 TVS Apache RR 310 Track Ride Review In a year and a half since launch, the TVS Apache RR 310 has got a fair few updates. For 2019, the motorcycle gets a 'race-tuned' slipper clutch along with a new colour option called 'Phantom Black'.......
2019-05-29 10:34

TRAI Said to Be Unlikely to Review 5G Spectrum Prices in India The Digitial Communications Commission (DCC) in its last meeting on June 13 decided to refer the spectrum proposals back to the regulator for a review and clarification on many aspects, including a......
2019-06-29 08:34

Kia Ceed 2019 long-term review The latest Ceed is the best yet. But is it now good enough to be a real contender? We found out over five months Why we ran it: To see if the new, Europe-designed Ceed is a true Volkswagen Golf rival or still a bit of a family hatchback also-ran Mo...
2019-05-31 13:51

Review: Blood and Truth is one of VR’s best action games Blood and Truth is a decidedly British PSVR game that plays out like a Guy Ritchie flick. It’s a grime-filled love letter to the kind of action pieces Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham flourish in – only you get to be the star of this one instead. It’s ...
2019-05-29 01:00

Maserati Levante Trofeo 2019 review Most extreme Maserati SUV is as characterful as it gets thanks to a Ferrari-derived V8 In a nutshell this is the maddest, baddest and fastest Maserati SUV a (not inconsiderable) sum of money can buy. With the thirst for high-end, high performance o...
2019-07-11 15:00

Citroen C3 Aircross long-term review Is Citroen's high-riding supermini good to live with as well as look at? We found out over six months Why we ran it: To see if this quirkiest of compact crossovers has more to offer than its head-turning styling Month 6 - Month 5 - Month 4 - Month ...
2019-05-28 16:17

Review: The Greeks Go Coachella in a Boisterous ‘Bacchae’ Sure, it’s a tragedy, but along the way this Classical Theater of Harlem production is a riot of music and dance, with a Dionysus worthy of Jimi Hendrix....
2019-07-12 06:17

‘Barbara Rubin’ Review: An Overlooked Filmmaker Gets Her Due Chuck Smith’s documentary charts the life of Barbara Rubin, the little-known but influential filmmaker who had alliances with the likes of Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsburg....
2019-05-23 21:34

‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
2019-05-23 21:34

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid 2019 review Bentley’s first hybrid does the job well on paper, but loses a significant chunk of the charm we have long come to associate with the brand A very important and, indeed, significant car. It is the first step on the road towards Bentley’s stated goa...
2019-07-03 01:51

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
2019-07-11 23:00

Alpina B4 S 2019 long-term review Alternative take on a 4 Series combines power with comfort - but what is it like to live with? We'll be finding out over three months Why we’re running it: To see whether £65,000 is too much for a 4 Series without an ‘M’ on its rump Month 2 - Month...
2019-06-02 14:51

The Heartland review – fascinating study of schizophrenia Award-winning writer and former mental-health nurse Nathan Filer redefines our understanding of the illnessIn 1980s Ireland, Brigid becomes obsessed with a photo of a statue of the Virgin Mary and things spiral devastatingly from there. Erica is a ha...
2019-06-02 08:51

Super Mario Maker 2: The Kotaku Review There’s more to Super Mario Maker 2 than just making Mario. It’s got a story mode, for instance, plus online and local multiplayer for groups of four. But the level editor is still the star of the show. Making one’s own Mario levels remains a joy, an...
2019-06-28 18:51

The Planets review – so staggering you go ‘whoa!’ every few seconds The awesome vastness of time and space is laid out in its full, jawdropping incomprehensibility by Prof Brian Cox, the Attenborough of outer spaceTowards the end of the opening episode of The Planets (BBC Two), the new solar system opus presented by ...
2019-05-29 05:34

2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC Review We ride the new Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC in the Himalayan foothills, over twisty mountain roads, gravel and rocky trails, and spend a day checking out how off-road capable the new Scrambler is. And......
2019-05-28 17:00

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial waste to its ascendance in the wake of the environmental movement....
2019-07-09 04:34

Bentley Bentayga Speed 2019 review New Speed model replaces original W12 Bentayga, adding more power and poise to an already fine example of its art. Not much to look at, but great to travel in Change comes fast down Bentley way. At the beginning of last year, those interested in a ...
2019-05-29 16:51

Roomba i7+ review: It’s been 62 days since I picked up a vacuum May 9, 2019. This is the last time I vacuumed my studio – and yet, it’s still sparking clean. How’s that even possible, you might wonder. Well, it’s pretty simple: I outsourced all my homemaking duties to the Roomba i7+, which has been in charge of c...
2019-07-10 11:51

Mercedes-Benz GLS Review: The S-Class Of SUVs We got to spend a day with the new third-generation Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV in Utah, USA. It's bigger, better, bolder, and way more capable than the car it replaces. Read out entire review here....
2019-06-24 00:34

Stranger Things 3 review – still frightening as hell, but far more fun It’s 1985, and the gang’s hormones are running rampant – as is a new monster more scary than a spiral perm. Prepare for a pacy, racy time back in HawkinsThere is a scene in 30 Rock where Jenna gets cast not, as she first assumes, as a main protagonis...
2019-07-04 16:34

K Flay: Solutions review – reasons to be cheerful (Night Street/Interscope)Joining the many trying to find hard-won notes of positivity amid climate catastrophe and political car crashes, Illinois native Kristine Flaherty has dedicated her third album to mustering “green lights, brighter views… to p...
2019-07-08 18:34

Star Wars: Outer Rim: The Kotaku Review When I was a kid, I had a dream video game. It was basically “Wing Commander: Privateer”, only bigger, and it was set in the Star Wars universe. I’m still waiting on the video game, but Fantasy Flight have this year delivered much the same experience...
2019-07-09 13:17

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R 2019 review The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R, the hottest of Meganes, thrills like a great Megane should There are some pure driver’s cars that manufacturers just always get right: I’m particularly thinking GT Porsches, mid-engined Ferrari specials and extreme ...
2019-07-05 12:34

Total War Three Kingdoms Review: One of the best games in the RTS genre We’ve experienced vast histories thanks to the games of Creative assembly. Now it’s time to travel to the Three Kingdoms and become the emperor of China....
2019-05-27 13:00

Vauxhall Vivaro Life 2019 review Passenger version of Vauxhall's popular van gets French underpinnings – and a plush interior It’s the new Vivaro: thorn in the side of Ford’s best-selling Transit (and its Torneo derivatives) and unassuming saviour of Vauxhall’s long-standing plant...
2019-06-27 22:00

Student Review: “Trade Small, Win Often” (Watch) Thomas Lasco is a retired professional pilot. He trades full-time. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
2019-05-25 01:00

Novacene by James Lovelock review – a big welcome for the AI takeover The Gaia theorist, at 100 years old, is infectiously optimistic about the prospect of humanity being overtaken by superintelligent robotsIn an acerbic 1976 article on AI research, the computer scientist Drew McDermott was the first to contrast the ph...
2019-06-27 18:51

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never w...
2019-07-02 14:00

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Review: A step above anything that has come before This latest installment in the evolving story of Final Fantasy XIV throws wide the gates inviting all players into the best MMORPG Expansion of all time....
2019-07-10 20:00

Google Pixel 3a review: The best (non iPhone) $400 you'll ever spend After having spent a week reviewing Google's Pixel 3a, I've got to say it impressed me. A lot. And at $400, it might just be the best Android phone on the market. At any price point. ...
2019-05-24 20:17

Ryzen 9 3900X/7 3700X review: The next generation AMD just shook up the PC desktop market for at least the next year, and it's all thanks to chips like the Ryzen 9 3900X and 7 3700X. Here's our review.Read More...
2019-07-10 20:17

Kia e-Niro 2019 long-term review It impressed in our road test - now it's time to find out if Kia has created the first affordable EV that's truly easy to live with Why we’re running it: To find out if the e-Niro truly is an electric car you can own without having to make any compr...
2019-05-26 11:34

Aladdin review – can’t put the genie back in the bottle Guy Ritchie’s live-action remake of the 90s Disney animation fails to capture the magicI understand why in 2019, Aladdin would seem ripe for a revival – in Disney’s 1992 animated musical, its heroine, Princess Jasmine, was a smart, selfless woman of ...
2019-05-26 14:34

NBA Set To Add Coach's Challenges To Review System Next Season According to a memo reportedly sent Friday morning, the NBA will be experimenting with adding a coach’s challenge to its current replay review system. The trial will begin with summer league basketball next month, but the league “anticipates using th...
2019-06-29 00:17

Hyundai Kona Electric India Review We spend an afternoon with the Hyundai Kona Electric car at the Buddh International Circuit and are pleasantly surprised with its 'electrifying' performance. The Kona electric car is India's first......
2019-07-11 10:00

F1 2019 review – sublime motorsports simulation PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; CodemastersUnquestionably the best-looking Formula One game ever, with incredibly convincing car handling – and you don’t have to be Lewis Hamilton to playFormula One fans should be pleased that F1 2019 is arriving with 1...
2019-06-27 18:51

The Impeachers review: Andrew Johnson and the men who nearly trumped him Brenda Wineapple has written a book entirely right for its moment, a history of the perils and politics of impeachmentBrenda Wineapple’s new book was surely timed for this moment. Working with the support of a grant from the National Endowment for th...
2019-06-23 17:51

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night: The Kotaku Review Genre is mostly bullshit. It’s useful for discussion and for imagining where a certain game exists on the continuum of innovation and progress. These discussions are important, and for them, we need genre. But genre doesn’t do a lot for games, especi...
2019-06-28 21:34

Rocketman review – Elton's sparkliest spectacle yet Taron Egerton is terrific as the singer, but the real star of this electric biopic is director Dexter Fletcher“When are you going to hug me?” That question echoes around Dexter Fletcher’s dazzling rock opera – a fantastical account of the highs and l...
2019-05-26 14:34

Review: An Intimate, Harmonious ‘Bournonville Legacy’ Dancers from the Royal Danish Ballet bring a satisfying, if occasionally uneven, showcase of August Bournonville’s choreography to the Joyce Theater....
2019-07-10 21:17

Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear First Ride Review We spend some time with the Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear. It is a brand new version of the Platina with a 5-speed gearbox and a few other updates too. Does the extra cog in the gearbox make a difference......
2019-06-27 19:00

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem ...
2019-05-30 01:34

Review: ‘Dog Man: The Musical’ Celebrates a Cop Who Sniffs Out Crime The bizarro, irreverent world of Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants books, has been deftly translated to the Lucille Lortel Theater’s stage....
2019-07-09 17:51

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidity position of the economy, the statement said....
2019-06-06 22:17

Restaurant Review: Udon, Innovated for Your Pleasure Hanon, co-owned by a Japanese condom company, created its own style of udon in a city south of Tokyo. Now it has opened its second location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn....
2019-05-21 21:00

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider 2019 review More satisfying than any alternative drop-top supercar, if ultimately and inevitably less precise than the 488 Pista coupé A few months ago, I polled some car people on what their dream three-car garage would be. The answers were satisfyingly ecle...
2019-06-05 16:34

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro review (2019): This is the one Last fall, Apple finally updated the MacBook Air. In doing so, it made choosing the best entry-level Mac laptop far more complicated than necessary. The Air was directly pitted against the 12-inch MacBook and the cheapest 13-inch MacBook Pro (s......
2019-07-17 20:17

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria....
2019-06-18 03:51

Much Ado About Nothing review – all-black show is exuberant but muddled The Delacorte Theater, New YorkOrange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks excels in an uneven production that transports Shakespeare’s comedy to Atlanta There’s a war going on, somehow, somewhere. Or maybe several wars. In Much Ado About Nothing, at S...
2019-06-12 04:17

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Review If you are looking for a small and lightweight smartwatch that will look better on your wrist than a sporty fitness band, Samsung has got something for you: the brand new Galaxy Watch Active.Priced at the quite affordable $200, the Galaxy Watch Activ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Samsung Galaxy S10 review: the sweet spot Top-end smartphone balances a big screen with smaller body, good performance and triple cameraThe Galaxy S10 is Samsung’s middle-of-the-road top-end phone, featuring a large screen in a pretty compact body for those who don’t like the current breed o...
2019-06-06 19:51

Under Armour True Wireless Flash by JBL Review Review indexDesign | Software and Functionality | Connectivity | Controls | Sound Quality | Battery Life | ConclusionUnder Armour has slowly been making a push in the personal audio space for a good while now, offering an assortment of stuff ranging ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Motorola Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play Review Review indexTL;DR: | Design | Fingerprint Scanners | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera Quality | Sound and Call Quality | Battery life | Prices and Alternatives | ConclusionMotorola is not a ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Battery life | ConclusionWe had some reservations about the Lenovo Yoga Book last year when we reviewed it, as the ambitious hybrid tablet introduced so...
2019-05-22 02:00

OnePlus 7 review: competition-beating performance for less A little less ‘Pro’ means the regular OnePlus 7 is smaller and lighter, offering a top experience for £500 The OnePlus 7 is basically the OnePlus 6T with the guts of the OnePlus 7 Pro, which sounds like a bad thing, but for £500 it is arguably the be...
2019-07-17 08:51

UK telco review could be published without Huawei decision The government could publish its long-awaited review of the UK communications market without deciding whether or not Huawei will be able to supply operators with 5G networking equipment.The report was expected to arrive in the Spring but has not yet ...
2019-07-22 14:51

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF First Ride Review We spend a few laps at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the updated 155 cc Suzuki Gixxer SF to see if anything has changed in the bike's personality....
2019-05-22 07:01

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 First Ride Review We spend some time with the new 250 cc motorcycle from Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited, the all-new Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC)....
2019-05-22 07:01

Madonna: Madame X review – her most bizarre album ever (Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick)The lows, featuring white-saviour narratives and witless lyrics, are really low. But by embracing Latin pop, Madonna sounds more natural than she has in yearsWe all get old, but never at the same age. Some of us are o...
2019-06-04 14:34

Timefulness review – our impulsive and pugnacious age needs geology If you want to save Earth, argues a new book, quit sitting around in the present hoping for the best and learn to think really long term, like a geologist...
2019-05-21 16:00

Chablé Maroma, Mexico - hotel review Mixing culture and cuisine, sunshine and Tequila, Mexico makes a hard-to-beat destination, especially here on the Mayan Riveira, a short hop from Cancun, but a world away from its crowds...
2019-06-05 17:34

Heaven’s Vault review – new worlds, new words A gripping adventure from award-winning studio Inkle casts you as an archaeologist translating an ancient alien languageHeaven’s Vault, a science fiction adventure told with the appealing restraint of an Asimov classic, begins as something of a reluc...
2019-05-21 16:17

Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.0 Evo 2019 UK review Volkswagen's classy Polo supermini is now available with a 79bhp three-cylinder motor. Is this the engine to go for? The Volkswagen Polo is a car we like here at Autocar. It might be quite a serious little thing, but it drives well, handles tidily ...
2019-06-06 20:00

Then It Fell Apart by Moby review – sex, drugs and self-loathing The superstar DJ’s account of his journey from poverty to wild parties in mansions is funny and often harrowingFor many people, evacuating your bowels in a squalid Times Square strip-club lavatory because you have drunkenly ingested a furious strippe...
2019-05-21 17:00

We the Animals review – tough times in the sunshine This coming-of-age story about three brothers growing up in backwoods America features some hard knocks but risks prettifying povertyWorking in the highly-charged style of Terrence Malick, documentary film-maker Jeremiah Zagar makes his feature debut...
2019-06-13 15:51

'Natalia Goncharova' Review: An Exuberant Vision Tate Modern’s retrospective of one of the leading figures of Russian modernism reveals a boundlessly imaginative artist who never shied away from controversy or provocation in tackling the issues of her day....
2019-06-13 16:00

Season-long Reds trend is under review In a baseball season that’s seen slugfests become the norm, an Under trend has snuck under the radar and stayed there as we approach the 100-game mark. Betting markets have greatly overestimated run-scoring potential in Cincinnati Reds games. The off...
2019-07-20 20:34

The Apology by Eve Ensler review – my father, who abused me The Vagina Monologues writer revisits her childhood in a powerful imagined letter from her father – the words of repentance he never utteredEve Ensler begins her memoir with a simple dedication: “For every woman still waiting for an apology.” Ensler ...
2019-06-12 13:17

Suzuki Swift Attitude 2019 UK review Suzuki Swift Attitude gets a sporty exterior and rev-happy 1.2-litre naturally aspirated motor. How does the special-edition supermini stack up? Suzuki has high hopes for its new Swift Attitude. Historically, the special-edition supermini has been ...
2019-06-13 21:00

Sairento VR Review: Possibly the best VR game you've never heard of? Thanks to some important updates since its original release, Sairento VR is a woefully underrated virtual reality title. Read on for our full thoughts....
2019-06-28 16:00

Halston review – glitzy 70s designer all dressed up Frédéric Tcheng’s pretentious documentary charts the rise and fall of the boy from Iowa who became a New York fashion iconIn the 70s, the American designer Halston was one of fashion’s biggest stars. But since his death from an Aids-related illness i...
2019-06-07 10:51

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pi...
2019-05-21 16:17

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Kotaku Review Heroes from all corners of the Marvel universe unite to stop mad titan Thanos from collecting six Infinity Stones and unleashing their vast destructive power. What took the Marvel cinematic universe a decade and 23 movies to achieve, Marvel Ultimate ...
2019-07-19 08:17

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, after all, and is entering its twilight years afte...
2019-05-21 18:17

Jaguar XE 2019 long-term review Should more people searching for a true driver's car consider Jaguar's compact saloon? We're finding out over six months with an XE Why we’re running it: To evaluate Jaguar’s under-appreciated entry saloon and discover whether some of the UK’s BMW 3...
2019-06-14 14:34

Jeep Compass Trailhawk 2019 review Jeep’s compact Compass crossover goes to another level of off-road ability in Trailhawk form Jeep’s expanding range of SUVs and full-on 4x4s doesn’t always make it across the Atlantic, but the UK is getting the Trailhawk.Based on the Compass 2.0-li...
2019-06-06 03:34

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
2019-05-21 16:17

The Best People review: how Trump flooded the swamp Alexander Nazarayan offers a field guide to the black lagoon of Trumpworld, a sump of venality, idiocy and contemptThe swamp remains fetid. Just blocks away from the White House, the Trump International Hotel hoovers greenbacks from foreign governmen...
2019-06-16 07:51

Moody's Places Yes Bank Under Review For 'Downgrade' Shares of Yes Bank, which rose as much as 5.6 per cent intraday, pared some gains to settle 2.7 per centhigher on the NSE Nifty that was up 0.36 per cent....
2019-06-11 15:17

Ferrari "evaluating new concepts" for its 2019 car after F1 review Ferrari has begun "evaluating new concepts" for its Formula 1 car after determining the extent of "different mechanical and aerodynamic settings" required to work Pirelli's 2019 tyres better...
2019-05-22 13:34

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300d 2019 review The 241bhp 2.0-litre diesel 300d replaces both the 250d and 350d. Is it the new pick of the GLC range? Mercedes has given its whole GLC compact SUV line-up a mid-life makeover in an effort to keep it competitive in an increasingly crowded market se...
2019-06-08 01:51

Nissan Leaf e+ Tekna 2019 UK review Range-topping electric hatch gets bigger battery for more range and more powerful motor. Is it worth the price jump? When the original Nissan Leaf came out in 2010, owners were claiming a real-world range of little more than 70 miles. By the time t...
2019-06-20 03:00

The Conservative Sensibility review: George Will and a right wronged The veteran columnist is no longer a member of the Republican party, which he says has become a personality cultIn America, traditional conservatives are not having a good day. Their amalgam of limited government, patriotism, rule of law and free mar...
2019-06-09 10:00

Sound One Drum Bluetooth Speaker Review Sound One Drum wireless speaker is priced at Rs. 3,490, and looks impressive. Does this affordable speaker sound as good as it looks? Find out in our review....
2019-06-20 10:00

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
2019-06-09 23:51

2019 Renault Duster Facelift Review The Renault Duster gets another big facelift for 2019 to keep the sales going till the 3rd generation Duster comes to India by 2021. Is it a case of too little too late? Or will the new Duster be able......
2019-07-23 12:34

‘Rocketman’ review: A better biopic than ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Freddie Mercury may have had the better voice, but it’s Elton John who gets the better movie. “Rocketman,” director Dexter Fletcher’s trippy new biopic about the flamboyant rocker is braver, deeper and more enlightening than last year’s slobbering pi...
2019-05-23 05:34

Bob Dylan and Neil Young review – age has not withered them Hyde Park, LondonYoung rages over sponsorship, Dylan mangles his back catalogue, but both leave the stage smilingIt was billed as a “historic event” in which two of rock’s towering icons performed a co-headlining show for the first time in Britain, h...
2019-07-13 14:00

Total War: Three Kingdoms review — Best in the series, best in the setting Beyond best-in-setting and best-in-franchise, Total War: Three Kingdoms is a game that instantly contends for best of the year, or best in its genreRead More...
2019-05-23 10:00

A Plague Tale: Innocence review – who let the rats out A tale of two 12th-century French children confronting an ever more malevolent and verminous world casts a beguiling spellA Plague Tale: Innocence opens on a scene of idyllic playfulness: a teenage girl, Amicia, walking her dog through an autumnal fo...
2019-06-03 13:17

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth: The Kotaku Review When I first started Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth, I was having an absolute blast. That wasn’t surprising, because its predecessor, 2014’s Persona Q, was an excellent game, and the series these games draw from, Etrian Odyssey, is also excellent. ...
2019-06-03 15:34

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
2019-06-10 13:34

Peugeot 208 1.2 Puretech GT Line 2020 review Supermini has a great interior and quite a lot of dynamic promise, but Peugeot knows there’s more to do on these prototypes At the first showing of the new Peugeot 208, the French firm brought along a 205 GTi to display alongside it. That was a bol...
2019-07-12 15:17

Alpine A110 Pure 2019 UK review Entry-level Alpine is billed as the purest expression of an already sublime driver's car The Pure is the entry-level Alpine A110 – not that this should put you off in the slightest. In the world of thoroughbred performance cars, the simplest variat...
2019-05-31 13:51

Review: All The Deliciousness Being Dished Out At Imperial Spice, CP Imperial Spice in Connaught Place, Delhi has introduced new and exciting dishes to its already stellar menu. Here's a peak at all the deliciousness that's in store for you!...
2019-05-23 19:34

Review: The 2019 GMC Yukon XL is a $74,000 monster truck If you want a large SUV, there are a lot of options. But if you want an extra large SUV, your options are more limited. CNBC looks at how the Yukon XL stacks up....
2019-07-22 17:51

First drive: Citroen 19_19 concept review Radical long-distance comfort cruiser driven in prototype form to see if something like it could ever make production People used to describe travelling in the 1955 Citroen DS19 as ‘other worldly’. And when you set that self-levitating, space-age sh...
2019-07-16 01:34

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: the cheaper one Smallest, cheapest Samsung flagship has most of what makes the S10 line good, but with a flat screen and one camera fewerThe Galaxy S10e is Samsung’s attempt to offer a flagship smartphone experience in a smaller body and at a lower cost, which mostl...
2019-06-18 17:51

Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder 2019 review Removing the roof from the Cayman GT4 might seem like sacrilege, but the result is sublime If you know the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4, you know the new Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder.One may get top billing as the trackday star while the other plays se...
2019-07-16 01:34

Exhalation by Ted Chiang review – stories from an SF master The emotional and the cerebral are expertly balanced in these meditations on the mysteries of existencePerhaps the world’s least hasty writer, Ted Chiang has built his fiercely dedicated fanbase slowly but surely. His first story, “Tower of Babylon”,...
2019-07-12 11:51

McLaren 720S Spider 2019 UK review Super Series McLaren joins the roadster ranks to rival drop-tops from Ferrari and Lamborghini. We drive it in the UK for the first time There are lots of big numbers associated with the McLaren 720S Spider, but here's a small one: 12%.Admittedly, i...
2019-06-14 20:00

FDA 'stands ready' to accelerate review of e-cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration "stands ready" to start reviewing e-cigarettes amid a teen vaping "epidemic," acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Monday in a statement....
2019-07-15 22:34

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell 2019 review Intriguing variant of plush SUV is powered by both a hydrogen fuel cell and a conventional rechargeable battery Like the rest of the GLC range, the intriguing and rather effective plug-in hydrogen fuel cell version has received modest exterior styl...
2019-06-08 01:51

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW Passat isn’t dead, and isn’t about to be killed off...
2019-06-19 17:00

1More Quad Driver Earphones Review With three balanced armature drivers and one dynamic driver, the 1More Quad Driver earphones are impressive on paper. We reviewed them to find out if they sound as good as they should....
2019-06-03 20:17

Folau sacking prompts 'beliefs review' A review into religious expression from those "with and without strong" beliefs will be held by the Australian Rugby Union Players' Association (Rupa)....
2019-05-21 14:39

PPG to keep architectural, industrial coatings units after review PPG Industries Inc said on Tuesday it decided to keep its architectural and industrial coatings units after reviewing its operations following calls from activist investor Nelson Peltz to break up the company....
2019-05-21 14:39

| ‘If he’s not dead then finish him off’ Sudanese film maker Hajooj Kuka lay on the dusty street as blood gushed from a head wound inflicted by a member of Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces on Monday....
2019-06-09 17:34

Actually, iTunes isn’t dead Apple earlier this week finally “killed” iTunes on Mac, just as the rumors that preceded WWDC 2019 claimed it would — but there’s really no reason to panic. macOS Catalina will have independent Music, Podcast, and Apple TV app...
2019-06-05 21:00

iTunes isn't dead I'll admit it. I had an emotional response to the idea that iTunes, the app that shaped my digital music habit, could be on the way out. With every iPod I owned, iTunes was the lifeline, the sole method for adding to and organizing the precious ...
2019-06-04 06:17

Who can trigger a review on pass interference? Why NFL coaches are worried Should coaches or replay officials be responsible for review calls in the final two minutes? The NFL's reverse engineering of the rule change hits a snag....
2019-06-10 16:34

‘Ma’ review: Octavia Spencer mixes laughter with revenge Did you know that the greatest single threat the world faces today is single, middle-aged women? I didn’t either. But the movies are dead certain they’re coming to murder us all. “Greta,” a thriller that came out earlier this year, starred Isabelle H...
2019-05-30 03:17

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow t...
2019-06-13 15:51

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French i...
2019-05-31 15:34

Apollo 11 review – a front-row seat for the moon landing Composed entirely of archive footage, this documentary invests the historic mission with a tense immediacyGiven that we all know how the mission turned out, this documentary about the Apollo 11 lunar landing shouldn’t be as nervily tense as it is. Bu...
2019-06-30 13:51

Bentley Continental GT W12 2019 long-term review It’ll devour countries for breakfast but how does it fare in regular, everyday life? Let’s see Why we’re running it: To see if the third-generation Continental GT rules the roost as the ultimate grand tourer Month 1 - Specs Life with a Continenta...
2019-06-28 17:51

Thunder Road review – clueless cop rages at the world There’s plenty of Office-style, cringe-worthy humour in Jim Cummings’ comedy, but it’s hard to care about his hapless heroA southern cop goes excruciatingly and hilariously off-script giving the eulogy at his mother’s funeral in the opening scene of ...
2019-05-29 14:34

Big Little Lies season two review – it's the Meryl Streep show now Streep is downright terrifying as a mother who arrives in town to uncover the truth about her son’s death – adding extra brilliance to an already sensational dramaWarning: this review contains spoilers for season one and season two, episode one of Bi...
2019-06-10 17:34

Dacia Duster 2019 long-term review More than great value, is the new model simply a great SUV? We aim to find out Why we’re running it: To find out if Dacia's new Duster offer a few little luxuries to overtake more expensive rivals, while still being a practical workhorse Month 4 - ...
2019-06-13 15:17

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fa...
2019-06-28 20:17

Longines Global Champions Tour review after five events "Belgium’s Pieter Devos leads the Longines Global Champions Tour after the first five events in Doha, Mexico City, Miami Beach, Shanghai and Madrid."...
2019-05-29 15:34

Court to review Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ rip-off decision A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to review it’s latest decision on whether or not Led Zeppelin ripped off the opening guitar riff of to their legendary rock hit “Stairway to Heaven.” In September 2018, the 9th Circuit of Appeals in San Franci...
2019-06-11 18:34

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the jud...
2019-06-30 15:17

Godrej Eve PT, Eve Mini, and Eve Cube Security Cameras Review Godrej's Eve range of security cameras aim to leave a mark in the smart home segment, but do they offer enough value for the asking price? We find out in our review....
2019-07-01 23:00

Killing Eve season 2 review – as stylish, sexy and sociopathic as ever The serial killer drama is not as light on its feet as it was, but it hardly matters: the intoxicating relationship between Villanelle and Eve remains intactThe new season of Killing Eve (BBC One) opens 30 seconds after the end of season one, when Ev...
2019-06-08 23:51

Audi RS3 Sportback Sport Edition 2019 UK review Hot hatch returns with WLTP compliance, powered by what is now the segment's largest-capacity engine The Volkswagen Group’s hottest hatchback is freshly through its bottleneck of WLTP emissions compliance testing that was so backed up it put the Lo...
2019-06-12 08:34

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction in South Korea....
2019-06-29 01:51

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journalist's Canberra home last week....
2019-06-12 09:17

Ferrari F1 team could use FIA 'review' to challenge Vettel penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team may use the FIA's 'right of review' to re-examine Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty rather than pursuing a formal appeal, Autosport has learned...
2019-06-13 11:51

Is your insurance policy good enough? Here's a checklist to review Folks commonly see insurance as a once-and-done purchase. But you need to review your policies to make sure you have enough coverage.        ...
2019-06-02 16:00

Blue My Mind review – something's fishy in coming-of-age horror Luna Wedler delivers a good performance as a shy teenager navigating a new school – and a body that is radically changingSwiss actor and film-maker Lisa Brühlmann, known in Britain for stylishly directing episodes of the TV programme Killing Eve, fin...
2019-06-19 20:17

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
2019-06-03 20:17

David Blaine review – astonishing spectacle is not for the squeamish Eventim Apollo, LondonIn Real or Magic? the bicep-piercing endurance artist demonstrates supernatural command of his body‘The last time I performed in London, I was shut in a box for 44 days.” And pelted with eggs, as David Blaine fails to add. That ...
2019-06-19 13:51

Canada Ferrari F1 review would've opened "Pandora's box" - Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says the FIA risked opening a "Pandora's box" had Ferrari's request to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty been successful...
2019-06-23 18:00

Seat Leon Cupra R ABT 4Drive ST 2019 UK review Fastest Seat estate gets even faster with manufacturer-approved tune There’s something decidedly satisfying about a fast estate car. A good one lets drivers make compromises without feeling that life is getting the better of them - and this limited...
2019-06-21 11:34

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be ousted by the next prime minister....
2019-06-18 16:34

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
2019-06-18 16:17

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing says it is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and has contacted 737 operators. (June 3) &...
2019-06-04 06:51

Division 19 review – emo rebels run riot in a derivative dystopia Fun turns from Clarke Peters and Alison Doody enliven this yawn-inducing vision of a futuristic surveillance state Set 20 or so years in the future, this low-budget, colour-drained sci-fi thriller is a curate’s egg – one that’s been overboiled and we...
2019-06-20 08:34

Review: Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are brilliant Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are impressive. It’s rare, even in 2019, for something to work out of the box, but that’s what happened when I installed Ring’s outdoor lighting products. They just worked. You know the drill. You get a gadget an...
2019-06-03 16:51

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel Enlarge / Michael Sheen and David Tennant star in Amazon Prime's TV adaptation of the 1990 novel Good Omens. (credit: Amazon Prime) Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebelliou...
2019-06-01 18:51

Renault Clio TCe100 Iconic 2019 review Overhauled Clio opens Renault’s door to autonomous driving, but how good it is to drive yourself? Disregard the familiar visual cues: the fifth-generation Renault Clio is very much new, right down to its unseen – and never-before-seen – platform.Ev...
2019-06-21 11:34

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general...
2019-06-21 05:34

Guatemala to review vote amid complaints of inconsistencies GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal says it will conduct a review of Sunday’s elections amid complaints of possible inconsistencies in the results. Tribunal president Julio Solórzano says the review of all 21,099 ...
2019-06-21 01:17

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of...
2019-06-02 15:34

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
2019-06-21 01:17

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena...
2019-06-21 19:00

Binotto: Ferrari disappointed for F1 after penalty review decision Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is disappointed for itself, its fans and Formula 1 following the FIA stewards' decision not to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty...
2019-06-21 19:51

Pink review – gymnastic spectacular from pop's great noncomformist Principality Stadium, CardiffThe star condenses the energy of an entire tour into a single show that’s a riot of circus athleticism and crowd-pleasing hitsPink is hanging upside down from a towering, diamante-encrusted chandelier. As it swings, she s...
2019-06-21 20:34

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
2019-05-31 16:00

Choreography comes to clay: No replay review at French Open Leave replay review to other tennis tournaments and other sports: The French Open will stick to the choreography of checking marks on clay when there are disputed calls.        ...
2019-06-04 17:00

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” a...
2019-06-13 18:51

McLaren 720S 2019 long-term review Is living with a true hypercar any harder than living with a family hatchback? We're finding out Why we’re running it: We know the 720S is one of the world’s greatest driving machines. But is it an equally rewarding car with which to live? Month 3 ...
2019-05-30 12:00

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bo...
2019-06-28 01:51

Domino review – atrocious thriller is new low for Brian De Palma The veteran film-maker races to the bottom with an astonishingly amateurish crime thriller that bores, frustrates and bewilders in equal measureThere are a number of reasons why the hollow new thriller Domino is a tough watch. Firstly, it’s inarguabl...
2019-05-30 09:00

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
2019-06-06 19:51

Apollo 11 review – stunning return to an incredible journey Featuring previously unseen footage, this electrifying documentary marks 50 years since the first moon landingSometimes gush is the only appropriate response and the amazingness never gets any less amazing. The 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 mo...
2019-06-28 13:00

When They See Us review – Netflix's gut-wrenching tale of the Central Park Five Ava DuVernay pulls no punches in this urgent, astonishing retelling of an assault case that opened a window on injustice in AmericaDirector Ava DuVernay doesn’t spend long establishing the normality of the lives of young teenagers Kevin Richardson, A...
2019-05-31 12:17

Audi A6 Avant 2019 long-term review Has Audi’s latest exec challenger raised its game as a sporting choice or all-rounder? We found out with back-to-back stints in a saloon and estate Why we ran it: To see if Audi has finally made an executive car with the broad appeal needed to truly...
2019-06-06 20:00

Canon EOS RP Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Review The Canon EOS RP boasts of a light-weight design, familiar controls and a flip-out touchscreen display. But is it competitive enough to ward off the premium APS-C cameras at its selling price? Find......
2019-06-06 18:17

Honda Insight Hybrid Touring 2019 review Third-generation, US-only Insight seeks new converts with cutting-edge hybrid drivetrain wrapped in conventional styling The Insight name returned to Honda’s American line-up for 2019 after five years away. This Prius challenger is far more convent...
2019-06-27 22:00

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-14 04:17

Cupra Ateca 2019 long-term review Is the first solo Cupra model a worthy debut for Seat's new standalone brand? We're finding out over five months Why we’re running it: To assess if Cupra’s first own-branded car feels like the real deal or just a Seat made too sporty for its own goo...
2019-06-04 19:00

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
2019-06-04 21:34

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …...
2019-06-18 04:51

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
2019-06-18 00:17

Fleetwood Mac review – latest lineup makes loving them fun Wembley Stadium, LondonHaving weathered the acrimonious departure of Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac seem to be enjoying themselves more than ever‘Happy Father’s Day, London,” offers guitarist Mike Campbell, one of Fleetwood Mac’s two new recruits....
2019-06-17 18:34

Marvel Stadium to review 'intimidating' AFL security measures Guards patrolling aisles causes fan backlashAFL say it is still looking for ‘right balance’Marvel Stadium management will review security procedures after the AFL venue’s chief executive Michael Green conceded some fans felt intimidated by the more-v...
2019-06-16 13:00

Mercedes-Benz EQC Review: Testing Daimler's Big Bet On Electric The Mercedes-Benz EQC is the first of what promises to be several EQ models from the German carmaker. It is a good step in the right direction, combining electric expectations with the kind of......
2019-06-15 13:51

UPDATE 1-Nissan would review Renault ties after FCA merger - CEO Nissan would carry out a "fundamental review" of its relationship with alliance partner Renault if it accepted a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler, the Japanese carmaker said on Monday....
2019-06-03 15:34

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s This hoard of material from the OK Computer era is an endlessly interesting chronicle of a band reinventing the mainstream by rejecting it‘Not v interesting” is Thom Yorke’s assessment of the 16-odd hours of unheard Radiohead music, recorded between ...
2019-06-12 13:17

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
2019-05-25 02:34

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer Jame...
2019-07-20 23:17

Thom Yorke review – a bard for hard times Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de ParisDancing like no one’s watching, with club beats bubbling under, Yorke brings a happy, dreamy dimension to his solo tourAn enthusiastic amateur for years, Thom Yorke’s career as a dancer really took off...
2019-07-14 05:34

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
2019-05-21 16:34

Varda by Agnès review – inspiring look at a life in cinema The Belgian director reviews her own career with wit and enthusiasmThe pioneering Belgian film-maker and artist Agnès Varda presented this film at the Berlin international film festival in February this year; one month later she died. A documentary t...
2019-07-21 11:17

Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei Omission of Chinese firm’s role in building 5G networks will reopen divisions among ministersA long-awaited government review will fudge taking a critical decision on controversial Chinese technology company Huawei being allowed to build 5G networks ...
2019-07-21 11:51

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review: Building on success Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a bigger and mostly better version of the original. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] The three-decade-old Dragon Ques...
2019-07-11 19:51

The Lion King review – deepfake copycat ain't so grrreat Disney’s reboot of its much-loved 1994 animation is a plausibly real retelling of the story of prince Simba and his struggle against wicked uncle ScarAfter 25 years, during which it gained classic status as the last Disney picture in the old style th...
2019-07-11 20:34

Review: Preview of the Shelby Mustang GT350 is fast and fun at $59,000 You may think of the Mustang as a drag-strip special, a muscle car built for straight lines and stoplight hauls. Ford, though, is serious about making the iconic pony car a significant performance machine both at the drag strip and on the race track....
2019-05-21 16:34

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began well...
2019-05-22 00:34

Honor 20 review: Huawei's first new phone during Trump dispute Top performance and a good camera make the £400 Honor 20 tempting. But will the US-China trade war hit software updates?The Honor 20 is the first smartphone launched and put on sale by Huawei since Trump’s blacklisting of the company in May.In effect...
2019-07-10 10:51

Review: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen moviegoing experience was likely a Disney movie. Disney productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (196...
2019-07-11 21:00

Vita & Virginia review – a hothouse of patrician passion The affair between Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf is winningly recreated by Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth DebickiTwo stars have been known before now for portraying the complex figure of Virginia Woolf: Eileen Atkins and Nicole Kidman, the lat...
2019-07-04 16:34

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes ...
2019-05-22 00:34

‘Stuber’ review: Can Kumail Nanjiani cut it as an action hero? Action flick machismo suffers an identity crisis in “Stuber,” a so-so buddy comedy frequently redeemed by the charisma of Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick”). He’s Stu, a mild-mannered Uber driver whose ride is commandeered by Vic (Dave Bautista), a cop...
2019-07-12 02:00

Rage 2 review – scintillating action in a trite wasteland PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Avalanche Studios/Bethesda SoftworksWith weapons including a firestorm revolver, the shooting is thrilling and stupendously violent – but the vast post-apocalyptic setting is a letdownI would say it’s been a long wait for...
2019-05-21 16:17

Parasite review – creepy invasion of the lifestyle snatchers Bong Joon-ho’s bizarre black comedy about a rich Korean family and a poor one in a modern-day Downton Abbey situation gets its tendrils in youBong Joon-ho has returned to Cannes with a luxuriously watchable and satirical suspense drama. It runs as pu...
2019-05-22 00:34

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for share holders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and ...
2019-07-11 18:17

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The Castles of Burgundy has long been one of ...
2019-05-22 00:34

Review: ‘Florida Girls’ Is Another Reason to Find the Pop Network Before it revives “One Day at a Time,” a boutique cable channel offers a raunchy comedy about female friendship and petty theft in alligator country....
2019-07-09 20:34

Plume by Will Wiles review – where satire meets surrealism A mysterious column of smoke fills the London sky, in this stylish and funny tale about a journalist on the rocksAs Will Wiles demonstrated in his first novel, 2012’s Care of Wooden Floors, a stain is never just a stain. That novel was a Kafkaesque f...
2019-05-25 15:00

Armstrong review – moon landing doc gets lost in space This retelling of the Neil Armstrong story has been eclipsed by superior studies of his historic lunar missionThis Neil Armstrong documentary feels like unrequired viewing coming so soon after two cracking moon landing movies: Damien Chazelle’s First...
2019-07-10 19:17

Hyundai Tucson 1.6 CRDi N-Line 2019 review Hyundai gives its mid-size SUV an N-inspired sporting treatment. We drive it to see if it's all style and no substance Here we have another example of Hyundai’s halfway-house sporting trim line, applied to the brand’s big-selling family SUV. We fir...
2019-05-21 18:17

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much better informed...
2019-05-21 21:00

BMW 3 Series 318d Sport auto 2019 UK review Entry-level diesel is likeable addition to range but doesn't live up to the best of the 3 Series line-up Many of you might remember a fascinating 1990s documentary – From A to B: Tales of Modern Motoring (YouTube gold) – that saw a range of middle ...
2019-07-18 04:00

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300e 2019 UK review Latest E-Class hybrid attempts to offer best of both worlds, with claimed 30 miles of electric-only range How will history judge plug-in hybrids once the revolution is complete and we’re all driving zero-emission electric cars? Right now, it alread...
2019-05-21 18:17

Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid 2019 review Smarter looks inside and out, plus upgraded infotainment for great-value plug-in hatch, but it still lacks dynamic sparkle Essentially, this is a mildly facelifted version of Hyundai’s Toyota Prius-rivalling family hatchback, which is available as ...
2019-07-09 02:17

Sony X95G 55-Inch 4K HDR Smart Android TV Review Sony KD-55X9500G is the most expensive 55-inch LED TV in Sony's current lineup, and promises a lot when it comes to performance and features. We review the new TV to find out if it's worth its Rs.......
2019-07-09 02:00

Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo 2019 review Costs more than the standard car and is little different to drive but certainly has an appeal all of its own Sorry to start with a cliche, but the Porsche Cayenne Coupé really is one of those cars that appears to be an answer to a question you thou...
2019-05-21 18:17

Queer Eye season four review – Jonathan Van Ness for president! In the most moving series yet, the Fab Five continue their glorious nationwide makeover – and secure their status as fearless leaders for a new America You can never have too much of a fab thing. Or so Queer Eye seems determined to prove, with four s...
2019-07-19 12:34

Samsung Galaxy A50 Review: The New Budget Smartphone to Beat At this point, everyone is at least aware of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S phones like the Galaxy S10 and S10+, and its slightly less expensive sibling, the $750 Galaxy S10e. However, as soon as you look beyond those for something even more affordable,...
2019-07-19 17:34

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 review: Premium and practical all in one Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Dell's Inspiron line doesn't make as many headlines as the XPS line does, but that could change quickly. Over the past year or so, Dell has taken premium features that come standard in XPS machines and translat...
2019-07-06 22:51

Don't Look Now review – Roeg's scary movie can still make you jump From its red stalker to its eerie strangers, this suspenseful classic set a template for horror – but its sexual intimacy adds a dramatic counterpoint few films can matchThis week sees the restored rerelease of Nicolas Roeg’s eerie masterpiece Don’t ...
2019-07-05 19:17

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review: sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-07-20 03:51

Homesick: Why I Live in a Shed by Catrina Davies - review 'In one memorable example, she points out that if food prices had risen as fast as house prices in the years since she came of age, a chicken would cost £51 — or £100 for lucky Londoners', says William Moore...
2019-07-11 15:17

Stand By Me by Wendell Berry review – the soul of Kentucky The farmer-environmentalist’s precisely drawn tales about family loyalties span a century of rural lifeWhen you say the word “Kentucky”, most Americans think of long-time Republican senator Mitch McConnell, arguably the man behind the curtain in the ...
2019-07-17 11:51

Nvidia Geforce RTX 2080 Super Review: Just A Bit Of A Boost Following the recent release of the GeForce RTX 2060 Super and 2070 Super, we have the final piece in Nvidia’s Super puzzle. Coming in at the same $700 price point as its predecessor, the new RTX 2080 Super version will offer some performance increas...
2019-07-23 20:34

Daimler CEO announces sweeping cost review as he bows out Daimler's Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche announced a sweeping cost review on Wednesday, his last day in office, as he bid farewell to shareholders following more than a decade at the helm of luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz....
2019-05-22 21:00

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Reaches 1985 and Goes to the Mall Netflix’s hit blend of sci-fi, horror and big-hair nostalgia adds John Hughes-style teenage romance and “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” to its recipe....
2019-07-04 00:00

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 06:34

Master & Dynamic MW65 review: Almost the perfect headphones Master & Dynamic has been making some of the world's best-looking headphones since 2014. The company uses premium materials like leather and anodized aluminum for its high-end products, while the competition settles for cheaper plastic even ...
2019-05-22 16:17

NHL to consider expanding video review after playoff officiating debacle BOSTON — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will consider expanded video review after a couple of high-profile missed calls during the playoffs. During his annual state of the NHL speech prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final, Bettman sa...
2019-05-28 14:17

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
2019-05-22 08:17

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante 2019 review Volante nails the role of showboating Aston Martin flagship, but the coupe remains the better car where it really counts You've got to give the sensational, certified five-star DBS Superleggera an even greater sense of occasion. What are your optio...
2019-07-03 01:51

Review: The $126,000 2019 BMW M850i convertible isn't worth the money When we first saw the BMW M850i, we weren't quite sure what it was. The big, V-8 two-door could have been a cushy luxury ride, a hardcore sports car or somewhere in between....
2019-07-15 07:51

Ford Focus ST Estate 2.0 Ecoblue 2019 review Can the diesel-powered estate version of the new hot Ford Focus excite in quite the same way as the petrol hatchback? This is the far extreme of the new Ford Focus ST family from the petrol hatchback that we've already reviewed. The 2.0-litre Ecobl...
2019-07-02 23:17

Observation review – you are the AI in this unsettling space-station thriller PlayStation 4, PC; No Code/Devolver DigitalMaking the player the mainframe in this 2001-inspired sci-fi aboard a space station gone wrong is inspired A spacestation adrift. A lone crewmember in peril. A mission that’s not what it seemed to be. Observ...
2019-05-23 00:34

Siege: Trump under Fire by Michael Wolff – review The second instalment of Michael Wolff’s ‘train-wreck fascination’ with the US president speculates on how the fiasco will endThe Trump presidency began as reality TV, with a cast of loud-mouthed, dim-witted chancers embroiled in histrionic tiffs. Th...
2019-06-09 10:00

Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case Review As the saying goes, there are two types of people in this world: those who find the AirPods comfortable to wear, and those who just can't get them to stay in their ears. If you happen to be in the first group, you'll probably want to know about the s...
2019-05-22 02:00

Review: The Doogee S40 is a rugged phone you’ll want to break (cause it’s crap) I think the one moment that summed up the overall naffness of the Doogee S40 was when I tried to take some product shots on a bright summer’s day. My brother-in-law was holding the phone with his arm outstretched, the screen showing TNW’s homepage. I...
2019-07-23 11:00

Report: NFL to review video of Cowboys' Elliott altercation The NFL likely will investigate an altercation between Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and a security officer to determine whether Elliott violated any terms of a previous suspension agreement, Yahoo Sports reported Monday....
2019-05-28 05:34

Review: Super Mario Maker 2 is an infinite source of joy Four years ago, Nintendo did something brave and uncharacteristic: it let players create their own Mario levels, with Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. Super Mario Maker was arguably one of the most interesting titles to come out on the Wii U, and I’m...
2019-07-04 14:17

India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants-source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
2019-07-22 09:34

Man Dead After Shooting In Owensboro OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) — Police in Owensboro say a man has died at the scene of an early morning shooting. WFIE reports that police were called out just after midnight to teh 1500 block of West 9th Street. Responding officers found a man with a ...
2019-06-09 16:51

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
2019-06-14 20:00

Toys'R'Us Isn't Dead, It's Just Becoming an 'Experience' Tru Kids Brand, the organization that bought the rights to the Toys“R”Us name as part of the chain’s massive fire sale last year, announced today that it was bringing the toy stores back to the United States in time for the holiday season. But not as...
2019-07-19 00:17

| At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday....
2019-07-14 13:34

Boy survives after being left for dead By the time he was found, the boy was barely alive. The ten-year-old's neck had been cut, leaving a nearly 3-inch (7cm) wound. Disturbing photos taken by the authorities who found him and obtained by CNN show the boy in jeans, a US football sweatshi...
2019-07-11 18:17

One Dead In Pulaski Co. Crash PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (Commonwealth Journal)– The Commonwealth Journal is reporting that one person has died in a crash on US 27 in Pulaski County. They cite the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office as saying that the crash involved a van and tw...
2019-06-15 04:17

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC: will we see a PC release? Will we ever see Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC? Rockstar's open-world Western game Red Dead Redemption 2 launched on console to huge acclaim last October, with Red Dead Online now in beta alongside the epic-sized single-player campaign. So far, ho...
2019-07-05 04:17

Another Dead Cyclist In The City Around 9:30 a.m. on June 24 in Manhattan, cyclist Robyn Hightman rounded the corner from 23rd Street onto Sixth Avenue, where they were struck by a large white delivery truck and thrown off their bike into the middle of the street. A photo from shor...
2019-07-01 23:34

MAD Magazine Is Basically Dead Rumors began swirling earlier this week that legendary satirical comics publication MAD Magazine was dead. Turns out, that’s not quite the case... but it might as well be.Read more......
2019-07-04 22:51

'They want us dead, they want us silenced, but we are still standing' Mexican journalist Anabel Hernández was awarded the 2019 DW Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum in Bonn. In her acceptance speech, she dedicated the award to all of the journalists murdered in Mexico....
2019-05-28 03:51

Former Manhattan DA Morgenthau dead at 99 He seemed almost like he was out of Central Casting -- tall and patrician, with a cultivated above-the-fray presence. And in fact, former Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau inspired some television casting of his own, as the model for t...
2019-07-22 07:51

Review: Tappa's Contemporary Take On Indian Food Is Sure To Tug At Your Heart Strings Tappa's contemporary twist on classics not only stays with you long after you have left, but also compels you to re-think the beauty of desi flavours and the room it leaves for experimentation....
2019-07-18 16:17

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little else in his extensive catalogue, brimming with lus...
2019-06-16 12:17

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
2019-05-21 22:17

Mini Cooper S 5-door 2019 long-term review Can the addition two extra doors retain the sense of fun the Mini is best known for? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To discover if the spirit of the iconic 3dr Mini lives on in the 5dr hatch, while also providing a dose of p...
2019-06-17 18:51

Jerry Seinfeld review – multimillionaire with a masterly common touch Hammersmith Apollo, LondonNow in his mid-60s, the comedian is still delivering beautifully honed, brilliantly timed observations on everyday life‘I feel like a blacksmith up here sometimes,” says Jerry Seinfeld in a routine addressing 21st-century co...
2019-07-14 13:17

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise....
2019-05-21 20:34

Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in an ongoing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint...
2019-06-03 17:00

Porsche Cayenne Coupe video review: the best high performance SUV you can buy? New, style-focused Cayenne variant gets driven for the first time to find out if it can topple the luxury SUV set The all-new Cayenne Coupé is Porsche's attempt to add an extra dollop of style and driver appeal to its luxury SUV. Whether a curved ro...
2019-06-04 19:00

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a few science bloopers, it's cinematic gold...
2019-05-21 20:34

IPVanish review: VPN delivers a wealth of options and browsing controls Whether you're looking for an easy-to-use VPN or one where you can choose from a wide range of encryption protocols, want to specify active features, or get involved in the specific server you're routing through, IPVanish may be an excellent choice....
2019-06-20 12:51

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
2019-05-21 21:00

Review: The 2019 F-150 Raptor is Ford's most capable, fun 4X4 pickup truck On a muddy trail in the backwoods of rural Ohio, the Raptor thundered down a muddy trail, flattened bumps, smashed through craters and splashed through massive puddles....
2019-06-16 17:17

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood review - Tarantino's dazzling LA redemption song With Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt playing a TV actor and stuntman who cross paths with the Manson cult, Tarantino has created outrageous, disorientating entertainmentQuentin Tarantino’s exploitation black-comedy thriller Once Upon a Time … in Holl...
2019-05-21 22:34

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco brand, later parodied by 60s rockers The Small Fa...
2019-07-15 21:51

The Monkees review – nothing left to prove in fun and moving 'final' show • Sydney Opera HouseJane Caro was a pre-teen fanatic screaming her lungs out at the Monkees in 1968. Their alleged final gig was, she says, a rollicking good time In 1968 I was an 11-year-old who was obsessed with the Monkees. Their concert at the Sy...
2019-06-19 13:00

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
2019-06-05 00:17

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report....
2019-06-17 23:34

Aladdin review – live-action remake really takes flight Guy Ritchie’s adaptation is lively, colourful and genuinely funny – making only judicious tweaks to the original, it’s thankfully not a whole new worldThe scimitars are out for Disney’s live-action Aladdin, what with the enduring fondness for the ori...
2019-05-22 15:17

UK's May will make clear to Trump that Huawei role is under review: spokeswoman Prime Minister Theresa May will make clear to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that Britain is reviewing "the right policy" on Chinese company Huawei and its involvement in the UK's 5G telecommunications network, her spokeswoman said....
2019-06-04 14:00

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of th...
2019-05-22 00:34

Why these NFL opponents teamed up for a weekend of film review before training camp Facing the Broncos’ Von Miller can feel like ‘dying a slow death’ for offensive linemen. This weekend, they did something to prepare for him.       ...
2019-07-17 03:51

Frankie review – Ira Sachs' bickering poshos bore us to tears Isabelle Huppert sleepwalks through a film that proves even great directors are capable of crimes against cinemaEven the very best film-makers can lay an egg sometimes. And Ira Sachs has laid one so big that the walls of the Palais des Festivals may ...
2019-05-22 20:34

Ferrari lodges official FIA request for review of Vettel's penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team has lodged a request for the FIA to review the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix, as predicted by Autosport...
2019-06-17 19:34

Cadence of Hyrule review – potent mix of nostalgic looks and Zelda hooks Nintendo Switch; Brace Yourself Games/NintendoThis stylish, fun tribute to the Legend of Zelda saga captures the original’s excitement while injecting some serious club beatsThough made by the creators of Crypt of the NecroDancer, a musical dungeon-d...
2019-06-19 19:51

Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 long-term review The wide array of specced options to try makes the latest-generation A-Class a long-term story with room to develop Why we’re running it: To see if this VW Golf rival has come of age, and to pick the ‘perfect’ version Month 7 - Month 6 - Month 5 - ...
2019-06-05 13:17

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
2019-06-17 20:17

X-Men: Dark Phoenix review – mutant franchise fizzles out forgettably Sophie Turner stars in Jean Grey’s 90s-set origin story that offers glimpses of intrigue before regressing into a dull CGI-festAlmost as an aftershock from that gigantic finish to the Marvel Cinematic Universe saga that was Avengers: Endgame, the X-M...
2019-06-05 09:51

Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
2019-05-22 21:17

Philip Green's Arcadia to close UK stores, review U.S. in restructuring British retail tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Wednesday it planned to close 23 of its 566 stores in the UK and Ireland in a major restructuring of the fashion business that could also see its Topshop/Topman stores close in the U.S.....
2019-05-22 21:00

Review: ‘Observation’ Is a Space Station Thriller With One Clever Twist A camera films Dr. Emma Fisher, an astronaut aboard what seems to be an otherwise empty International Space Station, as she floats through the facility’s tangled modules just after some horrible accident. The situation looks bleak: the rest of ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Dark season two review – wilfully confusing and deliciously creepy Who cares that you can’t tell who the characters are or which decade they’re in – this German time-travel saga offers an intoxicating mix of myth and nostalgiaThe streaming TV era has brought us many odd pleasures, and here’s one of them: a supernatu...
2019-06-21 19:00

Review: ‘Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson,’ Aiming for His Head Based on an anecdote from the set of an infamous commercial, the play focuses on the behind-the-scenes people who work to realize an artist’s vision....
2019-06-19 20:34

Mercedes-Benz G-Class G400d 4Matic 2019 review New range-topping diesel variant is even more relaxed and authentic to the G-Class ethos The Mercedes-Benz G400d is a new addition to the G-Class line-up, slotting in above the existing G350d as a second diesel model.Although not yet confirmed for ...
2019-06-18 09:00

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, a move that could ensnare some of the nation’s largest and most powerful tech companies....
2019-07-24 00:00

Audi E-tron 55 quattro 2019 long-term review The first electric Audi SUV aims to elevate the EV experience - will it make the right impression? We have three months to find out... Why we’re running it: To see whether Audi has raised the bar for electric vehicles with its advanced Jaguar I-Pace...
2019-07-23 02:51

Acer Predator Triton 900 review: Who needs a crazy swiveling screen? Remember when we said gaming laptops were going to get wild this year? Behold Acer's Predator Triton 900, a massive 17-inch notebook with one of the craziest screens we've ever seen. It can swivel forward and backward to give you something ...
2019-07-22 19:01

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the sa...
2019-06-11 14:51

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
2019-07-22 14:17

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
2019-07-22 11:34

War Of Words Among Congress Leaders In Jyotiraditya Scindia's Review Meet A verbal spat broke out among Congress leaders of West Uttar pradesh during a review meeting called by party general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia to discuss Lok Sabha polls results on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:51

UPDATE 1-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
2019-07-22 09:34

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film...
2019-06-07 17:51

Total War: Three Kingdoms review – inside the soap opera of an empire PC; Creative Assembly/SegaThe battles are as gripping as ever but it’s the melodrama and petty politics that enlivens this first-rate strategy gameThis latest continent-sized strategy game from UK studio The Creative Assembly blends the hard graft of...
2019-05-21 16:17

Euphoria review – dizzying high school drama is one of year's best Zendaya plays a student battling addiction in a Drake-produced series that manages to bring both style and substanceDespite the 13-plus reasons why Netflix teen series 13 Reasons Why was unquestionably problematic, there remained a grimly persuasive ...
2019-06-14 10:51