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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....

Nokia 3.2 Review

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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...
2019-05-21 15:00

Nokia smartphone with notched display gets teased, could be Nokia 5.2 The Nokia 4.2HMD Global, the company behind Nokia-branded smartphones, is holding a big press event tomorrow in both India and Italy simultaneously where it’s expected to announce the Nokia 5.2 and Nokia 6.2.These two smartphones will represent the l...
2019-06-05 15:48

The best Nokia phones of 2019: find the right Nokia for you Nokia has been a phone brand for almost as long as the devices have existed, even if it has been passed between parent companies a few times, and it has gathered its fair share of dedicated fans over the years. The company's phones boast low pri...
2019-06-10 19:32

Nokia 2.2 First Impressions Nokia 2.2 is HMD Global's most affordable Android One smartphone and features a 19:9 display, dedicated Google Assistant button, and a water-drop style notch. Here are our first impressions....
2019-06-06 18:48

The Nokia 2.2 is a €99 Android One phone I’d buy my mum HMD Global, the company licensing the iconic Nokia marque, today announced it’s latest entry-level handset, the Nokia 2.2, which will retail for €99 (about $110). The Nokia 2.2 is an interesting duck, as it doesn’t seem overtly compromised. Sure, it’...
2019-06-06 20:48

Nokia CEO admits to delays in rolling out 5G Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday that the company had been a little slow in getting 5G technology up and running, citing merging its own technology plans with those of acquired Alcatel-Lucent as a reason....
2019-05-21 15:48

Nokia secures 42 commercial 5G deals Nokia says it has agreed 42 commercial 5G deals and has reiterated its belief it is the only choice for mobile operators wanting a one-stop-shop for telecoms equipment.The Finnish giant is competing with Swedish rival Ericsson and beleaguered Huawei ...
2019-06-04 15:32

The best Nokia 8 deals in June 2019 2017 marked Nokia's renaissance year. After stunning us by announcing it was revamping the Nokia 3310 and then releasing a further three mobiles, it ended the year by releasing its first high-powered smartphone in three years - the Nokia 8.Almos...
2019-05-31 11:48

WhatsApp slides onto the Nokia 8110 4G phone The Nokia 8110 4G, affectionately known as the banana phone is getting one of the most popular applications released for it. Users of this KaiOS based phones will finally be able to WhatsApp using the enigmatic yellow phone.Announced during MWC 2018,...
2019-06-02 14:32

Nokia might be preparing not one, but two 5G smartphones, including a 'value flagship' The lack of 5G support is the least of the Nokia 9 PureView's problemsEven though 5G network deployment continues to move at a snail's pace, market analysts expect the groundbreaking new cellular technology to make a difference for global smartphone ...
2019-06-10 17:00

Nokia says it has moved ahead of Huawei in 5G orders Nokia has attracted increased interest in its next-generation telecoms equipment in recent weeks, helping it to move ahead of Chinese rival Huawei in total 5G orders, one of the Finnish company's directors said....
2019-06-03 20:16

Nokia 8.1 Price Slashed in India, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999 Nokia 8.1 has received a price cut worth Rs. 7,000 on both the 4GB and 6GB RAM variants of the phone and is now available from Nokia e-store and Amazon.in....
2019-06-08 17:00

The number of Nokia phones on US carriers grows to four with the 3.1 A and 3.1 C While the entry-level Nokia 2.2 is not officially scheduled for a commercial US release (at least not yet), the revived and rapidly growing brand already has a couple of other Android handsets headed to American carriers. Technically, the Nokia 3.1 A...
2019-06-07 18:32

Nokia CEO sees possible benefits from Huawei tensions Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday the company could benefit from a U.S. clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G services heats up....
2019-05-21 19:01

A big Nokia phone announcement is happening on June 6th CAD-based renders of what could be the Nokia 6.2After previously announcing plans for an event in India on the same day, HMD Global has now sent out invites to a separate event happening in Milan, Italy on June 6th. The company hasn’t specified its p...
2019-05-30 15:48

The best Nokia 3310 deals and prices in June 2019 The reboot of the iconic Nokia 3310 phone has generated a lot of buzz since it was sensationally revealed in 2017. Do not underestimate the nostalgia for the simpler, cheaper mobile phones - or for Snake!A growing number of retailers - including Amaz...
2019-05-31 11:48

HMD Global to Launch Nokia 6.2 on June 6, Tipster Claims Nokia is reportedly set to launch Nokia 6.2 aka Nokia X71 on June 6. A teaser from the company on Saturday revealed that it will be hosting a global launch event on the day....
2019-06-01 16:48

Nokia 2.2 brings the waterdrop notch down to the $100 price segment While it's obviously far too early for the high-end Nokia 9 PureView to get a sequel (especially without sorting out all those camera issues first), the brand's build-up to a big announcement event today made us expect at the very least a nice mid-ra...
2019-06-07 02:16

Nokia 2.2 Tipped to Launch at June 6 'Global Event' Nokia 2.2 or the Nokia Wasp, has been spotted on FCC certification revealing that the phone will come with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage configuration....
2019-05-31 02:16

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a...
2019-06-10 02:32

With Huawei on Defensive, Ericsson and Nokia Fight Each Other for Edge Ericsson and Nokia are battling each other to take advantage as the U.S. increases its pressure on rival telecom-equipment maker Huawei Technologies of China....
2019-05-29 11:48

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will s...
2019-06-07 10:16

Nokia's new ad incorrectly shows how a common smartphone feature works As many smartphone owners might know, the adaptive brightness feature on a smartphone automatically changes the brightness of the screen depending on how bright or dark it is at the time. When a phone is used in a dark room, adaptive brightness dims ...
2019-05-27 10:16

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a...
2019-06-10 17:00

Nokia Smartphone Launch to Be Held in India Today, Here's What to Expect The penta-lens camera setup Nokia 9 PureView smartphone is the only major Nokia-branded device that was announced at MWC 2019 but is yet to reach the Indian shores....
2019-06-06 05:16

Nokia 2.2 With MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, Selfie Notch Launched in India Nokia 2.2 is here. The new Nokia phone runs on Android 9 Pie and the company claims it will be the "fastest ticket to Android Q in this price tier" for the consumers....
2019-06-06 18:48

Nokia 9 PureView With Penta-Lens Camera Likely to Launch in India on June 6 Nokia 9 PureView finally seems to have a launch date in India. HMD Global, the Nokia brand licensee, has sent out invites for a press event next week, where the company is expected to launch the Nokia......
2019-05-28 21:32

Man Utd after Sir Alex Ferguson was like trying to charge an iPhone with a Nokia charger, says Anders Lindegaard "Sean Dyche has made one obvious lesson very clear to me," says former Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard. "An ugly lesson. Football owes you nothing!"...
2019-06-09 17:48

Deal: Grab a Withings Nokia Steel Limited Edition hybrid smartwatch at half price French company Withings makes some of the nicest smartwatches if you like minimalist design. On top of that, they are priced very competitively, as most of them cost no more than $200. Not to mention that the company often offers discounts on some of...
2019-06-07 22:16

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
2019-06-03 15:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 13:16

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...
2019-05-30 17:16

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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....
2019-05-31 02:16

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 18:32

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 20:32

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 23:32

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 03:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

Apple iPhone XR Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Performance | Memory | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionAfter a brief delay following the launch of the $1000+ iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple has finally released its new devic...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-30 17:16

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 16:32

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 14:32

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

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 14:32

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 14:32

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 03:32

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 14:32

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 03:48

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 18:32

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ......
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ......
2019-05-21 15:00

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 03:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 00:32

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 21:32

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 16:00

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 12:00

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 17:48

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 17:16

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 03:32

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 05:32

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 08:32

Bettman says NHL will consider expanding video review NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will consider expanded video review after a couple of high-profile missed calls during the playoffs        ...
2019-05-28 04:48

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 02:16

Euroclear CEO considering IPO in review, rules out mergers Euroclear is open to a "fundamental transformation", either through a listing or placing shares with major investors, but is ruling out a merger, the chief executive of Europe's biggest stock and bond settlement house said....
2019-06-10 13:32

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report VATICAN CITY (AP) — 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. Th...
2019-06-07 21:48

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 05:16

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 05:32

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 10:48

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 00:16

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 14:32

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 07:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 17:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 15:16

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-06-01 12:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 13:00

Toyota GR Supra 2019 review A welcome addition to a small but growing class of purpose-built sports cars. Clearly a car with great potential, but not all of it has been realised yet More than anything, this Toyota Supra is remarkable for the fact it exists. The imperative tha...
2019-05-21 14:32

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 04:16

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 03:32

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 15:48

NHL clears apologetic Kuznetsov after review The NHL said it's doesn't "condone or endorse" decisions made by Evgeny Kuznetsov, who was seen in a video next to a table with two lines of white powder, and the Capitals star apologized for "putting myself in a bad situation."...
2019-05-31 17:32

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 13:00

'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 16:16

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 08:00

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 08:48

I Love My Mum review – on the road from Morocco In this unlikely comedy, a mother and son must find their way back to Essex after accidentally ending up in north AfricaWhat does it say about the film industry that while Michael Fassbender has ended up in Hollywood, his equally compelling co-stars ...
2019-05-31 09:32

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 22:01

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 23:32

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 18:16

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 08:32

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...
2019-06-06 09:00

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 07:16

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 17:16

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....
2019-05-24 21:32

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 13:48

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 16:32

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 15:48

Nissan would review Renault relationship 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 13:48

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 11:48

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 08:32

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 10:48

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 09:32

Missouri abortion clinic’s lab reaccredited after review JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials say they’re still seeking answers from the state’s only abortion clinic about why patients were unaware that they remained pregnant after what the officials described as “failed s...
2019-06-07 21:48

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 17:16

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 09:00

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 ...
2019-05-28 22:32

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 14:16

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 23:01

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 00:48

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 08:16

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 02:16

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 ...
2019-05-29 02:16

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 16:00

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 17:16

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...
2019-06-01 12:48

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...
2019-06-01 12:48

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 17:16

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 10:00

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 ...
2019-05-28 23:32

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 08:32

SEC hired Deloitte to review its football officiating Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct review of its football officiating        ...
2019-05-28 21:48

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 15:32

‘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 05:16

'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 05:16

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 18:48

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 16:16

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 ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 16:16

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 14:48

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 11:16

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 14:16

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 11:48

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 04:16

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 21:48

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 16:16

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 21:00

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 08:32

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 10:16

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 14:48

‘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 23:32

‘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 23:32

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 19:16

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 ...
2019-06-10 07:16

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 14:32

Team Sonic Racing: The Kotaku Review While it’s true that kart racing clashes with the idea of a character who runs super-fast, Sonic the Hedgehog is less likely to trip up when he’s driving a vehicle. Developer Sumo Digital proves that statement true a third time with Team Sonic Racing...
2019-05-21 18:00

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 19:01

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 18:48

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 15:32

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 14:38

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 20:48

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 16:16

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 19:16

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....
2019-06-13 21:48

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 13:00

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 23:16

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...
2019-05-21 16:32

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 ...
2019-05-21 16:32

‘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 10:32

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 ...
2019-05-21 16:32

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 10:48

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 14:32

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 15:48

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 14:32

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 11:16

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 14:32

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 14:32

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 06:32

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 16:32

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 14:48

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 20:16

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 16:00

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 15:48

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 21:32

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...
2019-06-05 00:48

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...
2019-06-01 01:32

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 16:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 16:16

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 23:48

‘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 21:48

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 19:16

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 02:16

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 12:00

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 18:48

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 11:48

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 06:01

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 04:16

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....
2019-05-24 23:32

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 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 01:00

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 16:00

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 15:16

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 17:32

‘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 21:00

NHL to consider expanding video review after playoff officiating debacle 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 04:16

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 14:48

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 18:48

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 12:32

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...
2019-06-09 12:32

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 15:00

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 15:48

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....
2019-05-21 17:48

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 18:16

Madonna: Madame X review – a splendidly bizarre return to form (Interscope)Madonna’s 14th studio album is an engrossing mix of Latinate beats, political allusion – and Joan of ArcMadonna is in her fourth decade of what we now somewhat suspiciously call appropriation, a pick-and-mix skill set that has previously ...
2019-06-08 16:32

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 14:32

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 11:16

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing...
2019-06-15 01:48

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 - ...
2019-06-06 09:00

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
2019-06-08 02:16

Mayawati Puts Gathbandhan Under Review: "Can't Ignore Political Reality" Mayawati today made it official. Her party BSP will contest bypolls to 11 Uttar Pradesh assembly seats alone, after her alliance with Akhilesh Yadav flopped in the national election. Announcing this,......
2019-06-04 08:00

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed ...
2019-06-14 04:48

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 11:32

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert review – the glamour of New York The Eat, Pray, Love author’s romp through 1940s Manhattan is a glorious, multilayered celebration of womanhoodThere are some writers who are destined to be judged on one outlandish success. Daphne du Maurier resented Rebecca until her dying day, and ...
2019-06-08 13:32

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
2019-06-08 09:16

Audi E-tron video review: electric luxury SUV driven Audi's first electric SUV gets driven on UK roads to see if it can see off challengers like the Jaguar I-Pace and Mercedes-Benz EQC Audi is the latest manufacturer to launch a premium EV, with this, the E-tron. It goes up against the likes of the Ja...
2019-06-08 08:32

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 23:48

Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic 2019 review Long-legged, limited-run luxury Velar V8 steps into the ring with hottest Alfa Stelvio and Porsche Macan There’s very little about the fast, handsome Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic – apart perhaps from the record-breaking 16 syllables of...
2019-06-10 08:01

Natalia Goncharova; Lee Krasner review – brilliant, bold and trailblazing Tate Modern; Barbican Art Gallery, LondonTwo outstanding 20th-century female artists finally get their due in these enthralling London retrospectivesIt would be hard to think of a more optimistic self-portrait than that of the Russian artist Natalia ...
2019-06-09 13:48

Toyota Land Cruiser Utility 3dr long-term review Will a basic – and we do mean basic – Land Cruiser cut it as a daily family workhorse? Six months with one should be enough to find out Why we’re running it: To see if a utility vehicle can also be an endearing everyday vehicle Month 6 - Month 5 - ...
2019-06-10 13:16

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 12:49

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 19:32

It’s the Bandinis 2019! The complete review of Serie A's 2018-19 season Ronaldo could not elevate the league’s standing in a season that mirrored recent ones, including ugly events off the pitchNot even an alien invasion could change the narrative for Italian football. Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as an extra-terrestrial...
2019-06-05 14:32

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without a...
2019-06-12 21:16

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 09:00

Review: Maryland medical board deals lacked approval ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An independent review says contracts awarded to a Maryland medical system’s board members were not competitively bid, and there was a “pattern by management” of making decisions without full board approval. The...
2019-06-12 23:16

New review suggests proven ways to cut back on sugary drinks (Reuters Health) - With sugary sodas and other sweetened drinks considered a key driver of the obesity epidemic worldwide, a new research review evaluates how well various measures work to reduce consumption of these calorie laden drinks....
2019-06-13 03:00

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
2019-06-05 21:16

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Friday. Sounding more energized and adventurous than ...
2019-06-14 04:48

Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
2019-06-05 23:32

Review: Walmart’s $64 tablet is a pleasant surprise in a non-descript package I’m going to come right out and say it: I didn’t have high expectations when I agreed to review Onn’s 8-inch Android tablet, a Walmart exclusive. But I’m glad I did because this is a decent little slab. My trepidation wasn’t because Onn is one of Wal...
2019-06-14 02:48

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependent mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making another intensely tiresome and pointless reappearance, n...
2019-06-12 20:16

The Trump Baby Blimp review – triumph of protest art or big bag of wind? Skies over LondonIt’s reaching national treasure status and the Museum of London is after it. But is the joke on us? Donald Trump is a gift to caricaturists – and not just because of his unreal yellow quiff and angry orange face. He is a satirist’s d...
2019-06-05 14:32

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 10:00

X-Men: Dark Phoenix review – cliched conclusion of the mutant saga Writer-producer-director Simon Kinberg botches it big timeIt takes a certain amount of chutzpah for a first-time feature director to talk themselves into the driving seat of an effects-laden, multimillion-dollar franchise movie. Admittedly, Simon Kin...
2019-06-09 13:48

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 19:16

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people from serving in the military, a policy that has already been allowed to go into effect by ...
2019-06-14 17:48

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....
2019-06-12 00:32

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 08:32

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 08:48

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentary bar, and it falls to Liam Gallagher to respond: strange days indeed. This disarming portrait of pop...
2019-06-06 22:32

Review team to decide if horses fit to race at Santa Anita Santa Anita has put together a five-member team to review horses' medical, training and racing history for the final six racing days at the Southern California track where 29 horses have died since December....
2019-06-14 14:48

Ferrari set to drop protest, seek review of Canada penalty Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, sources said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-13 16:48

Spice Girls review – nostalgia, branding and bad British values Croke Park, DublinThe Poshless group give the fans what they want, but union jacks and product placement can’t cover a lack of materialOf all the things that might have derailed the Spice Girls’ reunion, a lack of interest wasn’t one – there are 80,0...
2019-05-25 18:01

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 20:48

Former App Store review chief: Apple must be fair to direct competitors One of Apple's earliest App Store approval cops is now taking the side of its biggest rivals, asking for fair treatment of directly competing services.Read More...
2019-05-30 04:01

Groningen quake prompts review of Dutch gas production plans The Dutch government will decide in the coming weeks whether a 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern natural gas-producing region of Groningen on Wednesday should lead to a change in plans to end output by 2030....
2019-05-22 14:48

Deadwood: The Movie review – brutal, beautiful farewell for a TV classic Thirteen years after it was abruptly cancelled, David Milch’s grimy, glorious western finally gets the ending it deserves. Take note, Game of Thrones!The moral panic caused by the Game of Thrones finale was a reminder that your biggest fan can turn R...
2019-05-30 15:16

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...
2019-05-22 06:01

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bullet...
2019-05-21 21:48

Rocketman review – Elton John biopic that's better at the tiaras than the tantrums Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is the authorised-version movie about the legendary sin...
2019-05-21 21:48

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
2019-05-30 18:32

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 09:48

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: New features, better price, few sacrifices Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Runners have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Garmin's revamped family of Forerunner smartwatches. Now starting at $199, the Forerunner family contains six devices that should serve all levels of runn...
2019-05-21 14:32

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 20:48

Ma review – Octavia Spencer kills it in creepy exploitation thriller The Oscar winner devours her role as a lonely woman preying on a group of teenagers in a patchy yet mostly entertaining cross between Carrie and MiseryThere’s a great deal of fun to be had hanging out with Ma, a nasty yet surprisingly empathetic slab...
2019-05-29 19:48

Why Can’t We Sleep? by Darian Leader review – understanding our sleepless minds Are you so worried about not sleeping it’s keeping you awake? Why ‘sleep science’ has made insomnia worseThe complaint has become all too familiar: the phones by our bed are Trojan horses, brimming with enemy soldiers (demands, anxieties, distraction...
2019-05-23 13:16

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ review: Reboot is too touchy-feely Godzilla has long been served with a side of preachiness. The big lizard’s origin story in the 1950s was that it was awakened by nuclear explosions to wreak havoc on Japan. Makes sense, right? Then in the 1998 Matthew Broderick film, nuclear tests do...
2019-05-29 08:16

Book Review: Cone and Curry’s “Full Count” delivers Some players love the game so much that one literally has to rip the jersey off their back kicking and screaming before they retire. David Cone was one such player. Cone is a former pitcher who hasn’t stepped on the mound in more than 15-years ...
2019-05-25 18:48

It Must Be Heaven review – Palestine's holy fool lives the dream The latest satire-fable from Elia Suleiman is as droll as ever, but while there’s a kernel of seriousness here it too often lapses into elusive mannerismThe Palestinian film-maker Elia Suleiman, dishevelled yet dapper at all times and never without h...
2019-05-24 21:32

Steve Lacy: Apollo XXI review – a casually confident kaleidoscope (3QTR) As a teenager, Steve Lacy released two albums with funk troupe the Internet, one of them Grammy-nominated; he also released a solo EP, and, often building beats purely on his iPhone, worked with Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Vampire Weekend and man...
2019-05-24 18:00

Morrissey: California Son review – clumsy covers with a troll-like spirit (BMG)A week after Morrissey appeared on a late-night talk show wearing a badge in support of an anti-Islam, far-right minor political party (not to mention the preceding decade of contentious proclamations), it is impossible to hear a number of the c...
2019-05-24 16:32

Trump says Pelosi ‘does not understand’ CUSMA after she asked for time to review President Donald Trump said on Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not understand the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) and had told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer she wanted two weeks to get to know the agreement....
2019-05-23 23:32

NHL considers expanding video review after a postseason plagued by controversy “Clearly what we already do still may not be enough,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said, and the league plans to discuss the issue during the general managers meetings next month....
2019-05-28 17:16

The Traitor review – the real goodfellas: Cosa Nostra on trial There are some show-stopping scenes in Bellocchio’s handsome true-crime movie about mafia informantsMarco Bellocchio’s The Traitor is a big, handsomely shot, true-crime gangster movie, ranging over 30 years from the early 1970s to the late 90s, scrip...
2019-05-23 22:32

You now have to prove you bought a ticket for your Rotten Tomatoes review to actually count Rotten Tomatoes has a troll problem, one it’s still figuring out how to address. Now, in coordination with its parent company, Fandango, the ratings aggregator will only allow verified ticket buyers to contribute to a film’s overall Audience Score, V...
2019-05-23 22:00

Godzilla: King of the Monsters review – sound, fury and stupidity A clunky sequel has rare moments of visual splendour but they can’t disguise a laughable script with a ramshackle narrativeIf there’s one positive outcome from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the summer’s first inarguably bad blockbuster, it should b...
2019-05-29 02:01

Critic’s Pick: ‘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 19:32

Critic’s Pick: ‘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 15:01

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 20:16

InMotion Hosting review: This capable provider offers a 90-day guarantee InMotion is a well-known web hosting provider. But how does it perform? We take an in-depth look at the features, capabilities, and performance of this popular service....
2019-05-30 02:16

‘Frankie and Johnny’ review: More than skin is bared in tender revival His-and-her nudity is front and center in “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” — but this rom-dram’s success isn’t measured in flesh alone. Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon both bare their bodies and their feelings as Frankie, a guarded waitre...
2019-05-31 04:32

‘Blood & Truth’ review: As close as you’ll ever get to living out an action movie When I reviewed Farpoint for PlayStation VR two years ago, I proclaimed that first-person shooters could indeed work in virtual reality. This theory has been tested by numerous VR titles over the past two years, but none have captured my attention qu...
2019-06-03 03:16

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
2019-05-21 16:16

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 15:48

Holly Herndon: Proto review – dystopia averted! AI and IRL in pop harmony 4ADHerndon’s own AI, Spawn, augments her group’s flesh-and-blood vocals to challenge our fear that machines are taking overThere’s something soothing about how rubbish Google’s new predictive email tools are – if AI can’t work out what you want to te...
2019-05-21 16:16

It’s the Adam and Erics 2019! The complete review of the Ligue 1 season Kylian Mbappé scored a hatful, Dimitri Payet scored a cracker and Nacer Chadli couldn’t score at allBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsWith Neymar and Edinson Cavani both struggling for fitness, PSG’s attack became (nearly) the ...
2019-06-03 16:16

Review: The 2020 Toyota Supra was worth the long wait Coming 40 years after the Supra's original debut, the new sports car is pretty much everything its fans were hoping. It's all the more impressive when you consider the $49,990 base price is actually less than its price more than two decades...
2019-05-21 16:00

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 16:16

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, you will remember the Winklevoss twins: tall, preppy Harvard students (both played by Armie Hammer) wh...
2019-05-21 16:16

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
2019-06-03 01:16

Here is our super spoiler-y review of the Game of Thrones series finale Enlarge / The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones proved to be the most polarizing and controversial yet. (credit: HBO) The series finale of Game of Thrones defied pretty much all the predictions as to who would emerge triumphant and sit on ...
2019-05-21 15:48

| 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 14:32

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...
2019-05-21 16:32

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 18:32

Ford Focus ST-Line X 2019 long-term review It has already proved itself in Autocar's road test, but what is Ford's all-new Focus like to live with? We're finding out Why we’re running it: To find out if Ford’s all-purpose hatchback remains the driver’s car of choice in the family car class ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Godzilla: King of the Monsters film review: *Fart noises* Enlarge / The way this film turned out, that blast of radiation should be coming out of the other end. (credit: Warner Bros. / Legendary Pictures) The Ars Technica braintrust of movie fans has no shortage of good, funny, silly, or enjoyably bad kai...
2019-05-31 18:32

Brexit Party faces review over foreign donation claims The Electoral Commission today visited Nigel Farage's Brexit Party offices to review its funding systems amid concerns over potential foreign donations....
2019-05-21 17:32

Hotel Review: Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark, Monticello, N.Y. Small children, big children and adults who enjoy behaving like children will find much to like at the New York resort. Others may notice the rough edges....
2019-06-01 11:48

The Cure: Disintegration review – album set flatters to deceive, and then prolongs the pain Despite its best efforts, the band cannot mask the fact that the original record has its fair share of flawsDisintegration a classic album? For that is what underpins this run of five shows playing the 1989 Cure album from soup to nuts (with extras)....
2019-05-25 09:16

‘Black Mirror’ review: Series finds provocative overlap of tech, sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of the Netflix sci-fi series “Black Mirror.” In the first — and most successful — of three episodes, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Ma...
2019-06-08 02:48

The Secret Life of Pets 2 review – return of the funny furry friends In this wittier and less frenetic sequel, the arrival of a newborn baby upends the world of pampered pooch MaxIn 2016, the team behind Despicable Me and Minions pulled off a blatant act of flattery with The Secret Life of Pets – a family animation im...
2019-05-23 22:32

Star Wars: Outer Rim review—Piloting as Han or Boba Fett could use more thrills Enlarge / The game's player board. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. One of the defining aspects of Star Wars is its dramatic sense of adv...
2019-05-21 15:48

Brightburn review – effectively nasty horror subverts Superman narrative A superhero’s origin tale gets a gory upgrade in this snappy, and mostly entertaining, antidote to superhero fatigueLong before he became the alt-superhero auteur of choice, for both Marvel and DC, James Gunn was a proud peddler of niftily produced s...
2019-05-22 20:48

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – dull profile of the rock’n’roll star There’s little sign of the former Oasis frontman’s sparky personality in this documentaryThe Liam Gallagher of old, with his shrapnel wit and swaggering crusade against being “suckered in by the dickheads”, would have tossed a grenade into the editin...
2019-06-09 12:32

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
2019-06-15 02:00

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the be...
2019-05-24 16:32

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots urge the EU regulator to review Boeing's 737 Max before it flies again. The planes were grounded in March after two fatal crashes....
2019-05-23 21:16

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 16:16

Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia Samuel L Jackson returns as the younger incarnation of the 70s detective to unleash a toxic stream of bigotry in a misjudged attack on millennial masculinityHow do you update Shaft for the modern era? John Singleton tried in 2000 with a serviceable i...
2019-06-13 17:48

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
2019-05-21 17:32

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – burning desires and flashes of Hitchcock Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style Céline Sciamma has brought a superbly elegant, enigmatic drama to Cannes that compels a shiver of aesthetic pleasure and fear. W...
2019-05-21 14:31

Blink Play Review: Affordable Wireless Earphones With a Fitness Tracker Blink Play might seem like any other pair of budget wireless earphones, but there's also a fitness tracker attached. We review this interesting new product....
2019-05-22 12:48

UPDATE 2-Groningen quake prompts review of Dutch gas production plans The Dutch government will decide in the coming weeks whether a 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern natural gas-producing region of Groningen on Wednesday should lead to a change in plans to end output by 2030....
2019-05-22 14:16

The Great Firewall of China by James Griffiths review – how to control the internet An eye-opening historical picture shows how China’s online strategy takes aim at the solidarity of its citizens – aided by US tech companiesA few years ago, Facebook started encouraging users to give it their phone numbers. This, it said, was only fo...
2019-05-21 16:16

Tech on trial: House panel begins review of market power WASHINGTON (AP) — Big Tech is about to become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will launch its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, including Facebook, Google and Amazon....
2019-06-11 07:00

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn NottageWhat’s that buzz? Bees, o...
2019-06-14 05:00

Review: ‘A Plague Tale’ Is the Most Gripping, Harrowing Game You’ll Play This Year The first thing you should know about A Plague Tale: Innocence is that, very early on, a dog is going to die. Set in 1348 in France, A Plague Tale opens with Amicia—the player character—exploring the forest with her father, Robert de Run...
2019-05-21 20:16

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming lapto...
2019-05-22 23:16

Elton John live review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Rocketman biopic is keen to demonstrate, Elton John’...
2019-06-10 17:16

The Perfection review – gory Netflix horror offers imperfect intrigue Get Out’s Allison Williams plays a mysterious cellist in an intermittently alluring yet flatly directed B-movie that tries too hard to shock In Netflix-acquired curio The Perfection, confusion reigns. As viewers, we’re wrongfooted both by the film’s ...
2019-05-23 13:16

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider video review: 211mph convertible driven 0-62mph in 2.85sec - with the roof down. We drive Ferrari's latest drop-top The Ferrari 488 Pista is one of our absolute favourite supercars of the moment. It’s more focused and raw than the regular 488 GTB so has sensational handling, but is still ...
2019-06-13 19:16

American Fugitive review – homage to old-school Grand Theft Auto PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Fallen Tree Games/Curve DigitalThis top-down retro journey into the 1980s criminal underworld pairs car chases and con artistryWill Riley has made some bad choices. Friend to lowlifes of various persuasio...
2019-05-21 19:32

MOVIE REVIEW: Alec Baldwin stars in 'Framing John DeLorean' The life of John DeLorean would make a helluva movie. That's a thesis that opens and closes Framing John Delorean, a genre-bending docudrama starring Alec Baldwin as the creator of the car immortalized in the movie Back to the Future....
2019-06-07 23:32

Tales of the City review – a queer classic returns, flawed but often fabulous Netflix take on Armistead Maupin’s fiercely loved LGBT series veers into try-hard territory occasionally, but it’s still a pleasure to have it backHow much has San Francisco changed since the 60s? This is the question posed to Anna Madrigal – ANNA MA...
2019-06-07 22:32

Clyde Fans by Seth review – heirs to a fading Canadian dream Ten years in the making, Seth’s saga of two brothers tied to the family firm is a masterpieceSeth is the pen name of the Canadian cartoonist Gregory Gallant, and I think he’s a genius. I can still remember exactly where I was sitting as I turned the ...
2019-05-28 12:48

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
2019-06-07 06:48

Artifact Designer Says It Failed Due To Cards-For-Money System, Review Bombs Artifact was supposed to be so many things: Valve’s first proper video game in years. A marketplace that drew on the trading card traditions of yore and Valve’s cutting-edge community tech. A game with a player base of more than a 100 people at any g...
2019-06-04 05:32

Huawei P30 review: Triple rear cameras and lovely design for hundreds less than the P30 Pro While much of the focus has been on the periscope telephoto camera of the P30 Pro, you can save a couple hundred dollars on the P30 and still have a very capable triple camera system. It's easier to handle, has a headphone jack, and a flat display so...
2019-05-28 18:01

Sunrise takeover of Liberty Global unit under review by competition authorities Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to "examine in detail" its planned $6.3 billion takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business....
2019-06-03 11:32

Justice Department Opens Formal Review of Music-Licensing Rules The Justice Department opened a formal review of music-licensing rules that have been in place since 1941, a process that could shake up how businesses, broadcasters and digital streaming services secure rights from songwriters and publishers....
2019-06-05 23:48

Wingspan review: A gorgeous birding board game takes flight Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. “Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonema...
2019-05-21 16:32

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500L 2018 long-term review Is the German limousine still a byword for luxury? We found out with five months behind the wheel Why we’re running it: to see if the latest S-Class maintains the model’s luxury car superiority, and whether this S500 eclipses the old V8 Month 5 - M...
2019-05-29 11:16

NVIDIA RTX 2080Ti Review: The best gaming graphics card that (lots of) money can buy Regarded as one of the most powerful graphics cards tuned for gaming in the world, does the NVIDIA RTX 2080Ti hit the ground running or stop in its tracks?...
2019-06-03 14:00

Top Democrats tell intelligence chiefs they must help monitor Barr’s review of Russia probe The House and Senate Intelligence committee chairs informed the heads of the CIA, FBI and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence, that they want to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
2019-06-01 02:01

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunite...
2019-06-06 05:16

Review: Angel and Demon Cross the Aisle to Save the World. (Sorry, It’s Fiction) ‘Good Omens,’ based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s comic fantasy novel about Armageddon, finally makes it to the screen as an Amazon mini-series....
2019-05-31 23:00

Health officials tell parents to review reports and visit daycares before enrollment TUCSON – State health officials say parents should check public inspection reports and visit facilities before enrolling their children in daycare. Generally, if a person is paid to care for 4 or more children, they need a license from the Arizona De...
2019-05-30 09:01

German cartel office extends review of T-Systems-IBM mainframe deal Germany's anti-trust office is extending its review of a mainframe computing deal between T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, and IBM, it said on its website on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 12:16

UPDATE 2-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 the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sp...
2019-06-03 20:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, b...
2019-06-06 00:32

Black Mirror season five review – sweet, sadistic and hugely impressive Charlie Brooker’s dystopian series returns more confident than ever, offering up an ambitious tale of sexual and gender fluidity and a barnstorming performance from Miley CyrusThe Bandersnatch boy is back. After the innovative-if-not-wholly-unprecede...
2019-06-05 17:00

Review: The 2019 Bentley Continental GT is beautiful, excessive and totally worth it The Bentley Continental GT is iconic. The vehicle has long stood for excess and opulence, and I knew that going in. I expected the Continental GT to be over-engineered and capable of high-speed thrills. And it is, but there’s more. The tester I...
2019-06-05 18:32

Miley Cyrus: She Is Coming review – pop chameleon finds her true colours (RCA Records)Once shuttling awkwardly between different personas, Cyrus draws together all sides of her personality with this new EPFew pop stars ricochet between personas as quickly as Miley Cyrus. Somehow still only 26, the country-hip-hop-Disney-h...
2019-05-31 17:48

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congres...
2019-05-28 08:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials...
2019-06-05 23:32

Skepta: Ignorance is Bliss review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Boy Better Know)Expectations are high after the Mercury-winning Konnichiwa, but Skepta’s flow ensures this follow up is a sensual pleasureAny rock band worth their leathers will at some point grandly declare that they will never record, tour, or spe...
2019-05-31 09:32

Saving Private Ryan review – war epic still hits with sledgehammer force The horror of battle is given visceral power in Steven Spielberg’s dazzling fusion of audacity, action and human dramaA present participle in the title usually promises a film with light, ironical flavour: Driving Miss Daisy, Being John Malkovich, Br...
2019-06-06 19:00

‘Poison Rose’ review: John Travolta’s latest withers on the vine John Travolta tries out a Texas twang in this predictable noir from director George Gallo, best known as writer of 1988’s terrific “Midnight Run.” But that was a long time ago, and he didn’t write this (that would be first-timer Richard Salvatore, pr...
2019-05-25 12:32

UPDATE 1-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 the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sp...
2019-06-03 18:48

Team Sonic Racing review – well-tuned fan service for Sega's iconic hedgehog PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch; Sumo Digital/SegaSega’s latest motorised caper is a fun, cartoonish outing that demands group strategy on the circuitsThe kart racer has long been a favourite with game publishers looking to squeeze extra...
2019-05-22 16:32

Ferrari drops Vettel Canada penalty appeal plan but eyes review The Ferrari Formula 1 team has withdrawn its intention to appeal Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty, as it now evaluates a request for an official review of the incident...
2019-06-14 04:32

Ricky Gervais review – anti-woke tittering over Liam Neeson and Louis CK Bournemouth International CentreCasting himself as a taboo breaker for his Netflix show Supernature, the cacklesome comic delivers a squarely liberal-baiting set‘That’s not going in … That won’t make it in ... ” Ricky Gervais’s new standup set Supern...
2019-05-30 15:16

Fireball Island review: A classic 1986 board game returns in style Enlarge / The game has some amazing table presence. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Stranger Things, Bandersnatch, GLOW—the ‘80s are in,...
2019-05-21 16:32

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senior officers accountable....
2019-06-06 07:32

#Review: Sorrento's New Menu Is All About Handmade Pastas, Aromatic Sauces And Delicate Desserts While Delhi is home to a plethora of authentic Italian restaurants and cafes, one restaurant that stands out to be unique in terms of its offerings and delicate art of Italian cooking is Sorrento....
2019-05-21 20:16

FAA reportedly didn't review crucial safety assessments of Boeing 737 Max before fatal crashes Boeing also failed to label the stall-prevention feature as a system in which a malfunction would be disastrous, according to the FAA's preliminary findings....
2019-05-21 19:32

Good Omens review – Sheen and Tennant fight the devil with dill sauce The two leads shine as an angel and a demon facing down the apocalypse. But this adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s novel goes to hell when they’re not aroundIn my heart I believe that Michael Sheen will never be better than he was as Li...
2019-05-31 08:16

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are Micro-USB for charging and an LCD rather than OLED screen....
2019-05-21 17:32

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
2019-05-21 17:32

This Green and Pleasant Land by Ayisha Malik review – a modern comedy of manners What happens when a Muslim man is tasked with establishing a mosque in his sleepy English village?Ayisha Malik’s hapless, hijab-wearing girl-about-town Sofia Khan was one of the most engaging, cliche-busting comic creations of recent years. As the pr...
2019-06-12 11:48

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
2019-05-21 18:32

Ohio to review over 2,700 court cases after allegations of judge showing up to work drunk A former common pleas judge in Ohio allegedly came into work drunk and was possibly involved in a a local sex trafficking ring.        ...
2019-06-16 01:32

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak review – an extraordinary tale The latest novel by an author under attack from the Turkish government is an unflinching look at sexual violenceIt’s a source of great irony and outrage that the Turkish authorities have decided to investigate Elif Shafak for writing about sexual vio...
2019-06-12 11:48

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 01:16

Asus ZenFone 6 review: A surprise mid-range contender with a clever flip camera Asus deserves to have a success with the ZenFone 6. Long battery life, a configurable Smart Key, useful tweaks to Android and a clever camera system combine to make this a very impressive mid-range smartphone....
2019-05-28 18:01

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events that prompted an investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia....
2019-05-24 04:16

Review: Rage 2 Is a Violent, Infantile, Beautiful Trek Across a Post-Apocalyptic Hellscape As I slide into a smoking crater, I spot a dozen mutants lingering around the meteorite I need to mine for the precious resources inside. The monsters haven’t noticed me. Time slows as I make my first move, taking down the closest fiend with a ...
2019-05-21 14:48