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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 th...

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s

Source: theguardian.com

Radiohead release hours of hacked MiniDiscs to benefit Extinction Rebellion Thom Yorke describes hours of recordings from OK Computer sessions as ‘not v interesting’, while climate activists thank the band for ‘unprecedented support’Radiohead have released a vast collection of unreleased tracks made during the sessions for 1...
2019-06-11 21:15

Radiohead Is Selling Its 'Hacked' Archives In the Name of Climate Change If you hate climate change but love Radiohead, man do I have a two-for-one deal for you. The band has released 18 hours of OK Computer-era recordings it says were being held for ransom after band member Thom Yorke’s minidisc archive was stolen. The b...
2019-06-12 02:45

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 10:30

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 07:30

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Springsteen album has been heralded as a dramatic break...
2019-06-06 15:45

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 14:38

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners LONDON (AP) — Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom — but instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion. Guitarist Jonny Greenwood tweeted that about 18 hour...
2019-06-11 14:30

Radiohead makes stolen tracks available to help 'Extinction Rebellion' The band has reacted in unusual fashion to a ransom notice over 18 hours of hacked material. Rather than pay hackers, the group has put the tracks online and asked fans to donate to Extinction Rebellion....
2019-06-12 00:15

Radiohead has officially released those 18 hours of leaked OK Computer outtakes Radiohead fans, a lot that love to obsess over the intricacies of their favorite band, faced an interesting moral quandary last week: 18 hours of outtakes and demos from the OK Computer sessions leaked online, forcing them to choose between digging t...
2019-06-11 17:30

Hackers stole unreleased Radiohead music, asked for $150K ransom—so the band released it online Hackers tried to extort English rock band Radiohead for $150,000, threatening to release archived music that the band never intended to be published. So, the band decided to release it themselves....
2019-06-11 18:45

How to recover your hacked Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through ...
2019-06-18 08:45

Travelers in vehicles coming in and out of the U.S. have been hacked Travelers in vehicles coming in and out of the U.S. have been hacked. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a sub-contractor’s data base was compromised by a cyber-attack. CBP says traveler facial images and license plate images were transfer...
2019-06-12 07:45

Had your Instagram account hacked? Getting it back is now less of a headache Having your Instagram hijacked can be a nightmare – you try to log in, only to find that your username, profile picture and bio have been changed – but thankfully the photo-sharing service is now making it easier to get everything back ...
2019-06-17 20:15

How hacked rental e-scooters could be the future of street crime As we travel in autonomous cars or on electronic scooters, a trick involving a bit of malicious code may put our computer networks at risk, warns Annalee Newitz...
2019-05-21 14:32

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
2019-06-17 16:30

Brett Favre’s Instagram hacked with return to NFL post Brett Favre isn’t returning this time around. The legendary quarterback blamed a hack for a short-lived Instagram post on his official account that indicated he would be returning to the gridiron in 2020. “A true champion sticks to his or her c...
2019-06-19 02:45

Teen hacked Apple hoping the company would offer him a job If you were a teen hoping to land a job at a tech giant, how would you go about it? Plan your education and hope you eventually land an internship? An Australian had another, less conventional method. The teen hacked Apple and pleaded guilty while a...
2019-05-28 02:45

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
2019-06-06 21:30

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering...
2019-06-17 17:30

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
2019-05-29 09:15

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with...
2019-06-17 10:15

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly fl...
2019-05-24 21:15

New Zealand Treasury says 'deliberately hacked' after budget details leak New Zealand's treasury department said on Tuesday it was deliberately hacked after the country's opposition party released what it said were key details of a budget due to be announced on Thursday....
2019-05-28 13:30

The radio navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked Enlarge / A plane in the researchers' demonstration attack as spoofed ILS signals induce a pilot to land to the right of the runway. (credit: Sathaye et al.) Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Ce...
2019-05-21 14:37

Top Australian university hacked, 19 years of students' data accessed Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades....
2019-06-04 07:00

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
2019-06-13 19:15

BJP Worker Hacked To Death In Bengal's Burdwan, Trinamool Congress Blamed The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress activists of hacking one of its workers to death at Ketugram in West Bengal's Burdwan district today. News agency IANS quoted sources as saying that the victim......
2019-05-30 14:15

After Amitabh Bachchan, Adnan Sami's Twitter Account Hacked and Defaced Singer Adnan Sami's Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Tuesday by Ayyildiz Tim, the same Turkish hacker group that attacked megastar Amitabh Bachchan's microblogging page a day ago....
2019-06-11 19:00

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account allegedly hacked by Turkish group Last night, a group of Turkish hackers took over Bollywood actor and Indian cultural icon Amitabh Bachchan‘s Twitter account, and posted tweets about the purportedly harsh treatment Turkish soccer players have faced at the hands of Iceland recently. ...
2019-06-11 10:30

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz, claims he was hacked In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.        ...
2019-06-14 22:45

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photographers off the Amalfi Coast¸—a luxe Italian destination I was first introduced to by another billiona...
2019-06-07 22:45

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
2019-05-21 15:15

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ...
2019-06-14 10:15

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
2019-06-10 00:45

'I had to honour him': the friends who finished Avicii's final album After the EDM star died aged 28 last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a sensitive task? Last summer, a carefully chosen group of producers was given a challenging task – to ...
2019-06-06 18:45

Selena Gomez announces her first new album in four years is imminent Selena Gomez told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday that she just has a few more finishing touches before she releases his first new album in four years....
2019-06-12 18:45

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the biggest hint about #TS7 to date. In......
2019-05-25 04:30

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the teen three-piece perfecte...
2019-06-14 16:01

Relationship status with Morrissey’s new covers album: It’s complicated Morrissey has never made it easy on people who prefer to separate art from artist, but that was often part of his appeal. Even during his star-making days with The Smiths—a magical five-year run in the ‘80s that resulted in the band’s canonization—th...
2019-05-23 18:45

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
2019-05-30 18:45

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
2019-06-13 14:15

Avicii's friends carry on his legacy with new album More than a year after Avicii's death at age 28, singer Aloe Blacc asks: "Why aren't you still here?" The Swedish DJ-producer's friends and frequent collaborators completed his unfinished songs to release the new album "TIM." (June 5) ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Bruce Springsteen to record a new E Street Band album in the fall Bruce Springsteen said he will record a new E Street Band album in the fall, followed by an international tour.        ...
2019-05-28 18:01

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
2019-06-14 21:45

Liam Gallagher announces release date for his next solo album Fresh off of a documentary that seemed to be all about how much of a dick he is and how much he enjoys his reputation as a dick, Liam Gallagher—who used to be in a famous band with some guy he hates—has formally announced his second solo album. As re...
2019-06-13 20:45

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing up for a New Year’s Eve party like a lost member of...
2019-05-24 16:15

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
2019-06-14 07:15

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
2019-05-21 14:38

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets report 21-year-old Holden Matthews had a detention h...
2019-06-18 23:45

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from the album, “You Need to Calm Down,” wil...
2019-06-14 05:00

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2 via Lame-O Records, follows the empathetic charac...
2019-05-29 06:30

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, on Thursday night, just hours bef...
2019-06-07 23:45

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down” is coming out June 14, with the music vide...
2019-06-14 03:30

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.In a statement, Base Holo...
2019-05-21 15:00

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee. It will be his first solo release in eight years, following up his 2011 release, Stone Rollin’....
2019-06-07 22:45

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is friends with just about everyone, therefore making ...
2019-06-19 08:30

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
2019-05-21 22:45

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the second time, his 2-year-old son Asahd with wife Nicole Tuck — whose birth he streamed live on Snapchat i...
2019-05-21 15:15

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their performances together are one of the more enjoyable things on the internet. Styles might have piqued N...
2019-05-29 23:30

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes with its label—or at least that’s the premise esta...
2019-05-31 01:30

The Regrettes announce their forthcoming sophomore album and a fall North American tour There is never really a bad time of the year for a healthy dose of power-pop, but summers were seemingly made for relentless guitar riffs, upbeat tempos, and confident declarations of youthful love that may or may not last. Basically, now is the perf...
2019-06-19 16:45

Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album Prince not only colored the world with his own music, he also contributed to the music of other iconic artists. And, as we all know, that color was purple....
2019-05-29 22:45

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less orange, a little less Sad! The palace staff keen to...
2019-06-06 18:45

Hear a new Pixies song from their upcoming album about “witches, Daniel Boone, misfits” Pixies dabbled in horror on 2016's Head Carrier, an album featuring multiple songs about a martyred bishop who may or may not have walked for six miles with his decapitated head in his hands. With Beneath The Eyrie, the post-punk outfit’s upcomin...
2019-06-04 07:30

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In Living Color Fly Girl-turned movie......
2019-06-03 01:30

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 20:15

Selena Gomez announces first album in four years, teases material about her 'huge' life moments After stepping away from the spotlight for a while, Selena Gomez revealed plans on "The Tonight Show" to release her first album in nearly four years.        ...
2019-06-12 15:15

Bruce Springsteen releases music video, 'Tucson Train,' ahead of anticipated summer album "Tucson Train," coupled with a Thom Zimny-directed music video, is the third single from the upcoming "Western Stars" album.        ...
2019-06-01 00:15

Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift? Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We want to hear from you....
2019-05-21 20:30

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

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 22:15

OnePlus 6T Review In the last few years, OnePlus has emerged as the go-to company for people who want a phone that's fast, reliable, with no bloatware, and more affordable than the big-name flagships from Samsung and Apple. The latest OnePlus 6T keeps perfecting that ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review Review indexDesign | Fingerprint Scanner | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn the beginning was the scre...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 18:15

Nokia 3.2 Review Nokia 3.2 is a budget offering that brings stock Android experience and all-day battery life to the table, but is that all it has got? We find out in our review....
2019-06-12 06:45

RED Hydrogen One Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Battery life | Call Quality | ConclusionHyping a product naturally does well to generate interest, especially when it's something so differ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Xiaomi Mi 9 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionThe Xiaomi Mi 9 is the company’s first phone with the latest Snapdragon 855 and it’s rea...
2019-05-22 00:30

LG G8 ThinQ Review This is the new LG G8 ThinQ. It looks like your typical phone on the outside – with a familiar glass-and-metal construction and a screen stretching from edge to edge – but on the inside, it packs some sci-fi-level stuff. It lets you unleash your inne...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 16:30

Oppo A1k Review Oppo A1k doesn't deliver all the features that we've come to expect in the sub-Rs. 10,000 market, but what it does offer might come as a pleasant surprise to some potential buyers....
2019-05-30 18:01

Huawei P30 Pro Review Just five months after the release of its Mate 20 Pro, Huawei, the fastest-growing smartphone company in the world, has shown the world another $1,000 phone that this time promises to rewrite the rules of photography: the P30 Pro. So why should you ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Huawei P30 Review The Huawei P30 Pro has gotten all the buzz with its new superzoom camera, but Huawei has one more phone that features the same kind of performance power in a more compact body and at a much more affordable price, and that phone – undeservedly – flies...
2019-05-22 00:30

BMW X3 M Competition 2019 review Has many of the dynamic hallmarks of BMW’s best M cars, but lacks a bit of effusive performance charm and SUV-typical dynamic versatility. The BMW X3 M Competition is at once quite a rare and special thing, and also about as common as new performan...
2019-06-17 04:15

Polestar 1 2019 review Part petrol and lots of electric, the Polestar 1 is a luxury coupe that's bewilderingly complicated and lots of fun Do you worry that electrification will make all cars the same? Then the Polestar 1 is a reassuring thing: a 600bhp plug-in hybrid wi...
2019-06-17 15:15

BMW X4 M Competition 2019 review M Division's 503bhp version of the smaller BMW SUV-coupé has striking pace and sporting purpose This is the other new M Division performance SUV – except that BMW prefers to describe the X4 M Competition as a ‘sports activity coupé’. In this case, ...
2019-06-17 04:15

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 05:15

Sony Xperia 1 Review The Xperia 1 is more than just Sony's latest flagship phone. It is the catalyst in the company's transformative turn in a new direction – one that would hopefully bring the Xperia brand back on the radar. It is the first Sony phone with a triple came...
2019-06-14 17:45

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......
2019-05-30 10:30

Asus ROG Phone Review The gaming phone is hardly a new concept, and Asus’ ROG Phone is but only the most recent example. Being the new kid on the block does have its perks, though. Not only has Asus gained the experience from devices that came before the ROG Phone, but th...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 16:30

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 15:15

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 23:45

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 01:45

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 01:45

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 01:45

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 15:15

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 15:15

Alpina XD3 2019 UK review Neat and pleasant BMW SUV impressively enhanced with all the usual stuff from the Alpina toolkit. Pricey, mind It’s not often that Porsche does favours for its German car-making rivals, but in the case of the Alpina XD3 compact SUV the famous sport...
2019-05-31 02:30

Mahindra XUV300 AMT Review Mahindra has finally introduced an AMT in the XUV300 range. How does it drive? What's the expected price and is it worth a buy? we answer all these questions in our review...
2019-06-18 19:45

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 15:15

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we indulge in them so much that we forget to take prop...
2019-05-22 00:30

Huawei Mate 20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Sound quality | Call Quality | Battery life | Price and alternatives | ConclusionHuawei’s Mate 20 Pro has captured plenty of attention ......
2019-05-22 00:30

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display, a competitor for Amazon’s Echo Show, but there w...
2019-05-22 00:30

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Review Some people may have reservations about picking an Android tablet over anything else, especially given how fewer and fewer companies are releasing new models. When you have competing iPads, Windows 10 slates, and even Chromebooks, it really makes you...
2019-05-22 00:30

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back in 2014. Even though the brand has been resurrecte...
2019-05-22 00:30

Honor View20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHuawei sub-brand Honor is kicking off the new year with the release of its flagship smartphone in t...
2019-05-22 00:30

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ Review The review has been updated to reflect changes to the in-display fingerprint reader performance after a software update and to include comments regarding our experience with the Galaxy S10.Review indexDesign | In-display fingerprint ......
2019-05-22 00:30

Beats PowerBeats Pro Review Apple’s AirPods continue to be the most widely used and sold pair of true wireless earphones, but that’s not stopping subsidiary Beats from coming up with its own pair. Enter the Beats PowerBeats Pro, which mark the brand’s first real entry into the ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Motorola One Vision Review 2019 shapes up to be a great year for those looking for an affordable phone with no compromises. After the revolutionary Google Pixel 3a, now Motorola has come up with a budget model of its own that exceeds expectations: welcome the new Motorola One ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review No one likes it when things become more expensive to purchase. In the smartphone world, increases in prices are all too familiar and it’s a trend that’s unlikely to stop – ever. And that’s partly why Pocophone, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xia...
2019-05-22 00:30

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally get you the MG Hector review for petrol and diesel variants amidst the lush greenery of Coimbatore and Kodanal in Tamil Nadu....
2019-06-14 15:15

Nokia 9 PureView Review The Nokia 9 is probably the most anticipated smartphone in the brand’s Android era. The reason for that is only one: the unique rear camera setup that includes not three, not even four, but five cameras! But a phone is more than just a camera, so let...
2019-05-22 00:30

Withings Pulse HR Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and Functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionIf you’re one of the millions of people that begin the new year with the goal to exercise more, you might nee...
2019-05-22 00:30

Huawei Watch GT Review Review indexDesign | Interface and Functionality | Huawei Health Companion App | Performance and Battery Life | ConclusionThe Huawei Watch GT is a refreshing device; it looks like a classic smart watch but it’s by no means trying to replace your phon...
2019-05-22 00:30

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review Review indexDesign | Display | Using a phone with a 21:9 aspect ratio | Interface and Software | Hardware and performance | Camera | Multimedia, sound, call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHistorically, Sony has been conservative with its smartpho...
2019-05-22 00:30

SteelSeries Stratus Duo Review Review indexDesign and build quality | Buttons and controls | Connectivity | Accessories | ConclusionSerious gaming on a phone or tablet is always a so-so experience. The games themselves may hold lots of potential, but the fact that you are limited ...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 21:30

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 11:00

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 17:45

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 05:15

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 07:45

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 18:30

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman's confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law....
2019-06-07 22:45

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review We drive the much-anticipated Jeep Compass Trailhawk in India. It's the more off-road oriented version of the Jeep Compass and here's what we think about it....
2019-06-05 16:45

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe 2019 review Should you buy this 503bhp twin-turbo V8 brute over the likes of the Jaguar F-Pace SVR and Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV? This is the facelifted version of the fastest SUV Mercedes makes. Like all models in the GLC range, the superheated AMG 63 and 63 S ha...
2019-06-08 01:00

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 22:30

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 14:30

Sony HT-X8500 Soundbar Review The Sony HT-X8500 promises a sound boost to your TV audio without taking up as much space as a typical surround-sound speaker system. We review this Rs. 30,990 soundbar to see what it's capable of....
2019-06-10 10:30

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 11:45

Papua New Guinea's new PM to 'review' gas deals Newly-chosen Prime Minister James Marape said the country was intent on "maximizing gain" from natural resources. Marape was appointed after maneuvering to topple his predecessor over a controversial gas deal....
2019-05-30 14:15

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....
2019-05-23 23:30

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 13:15

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."...
2019-05-30 16:30

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...
2019-06-05 03:45

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 01:45

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 04:15

Google Chromecast Review (2018) Review indexDesign | Connectivity | Interface and Functionality | Google Home App | ConclusionStreaming media is all the rage and Google’s Chromecast was one of the earlier, mainstream devices to capitalize on this. Offering a cheap, quick, and easy ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review There is one main reason why Chinese brand Xiaomi has skyrocketed to success and millions of people are buying its phones: the price. Xiaomi phones are dirt cheap devices for what they offer and today we have the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 that costs le...
2019-05-22 00:30

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionSamsung might be the world’s number one phone maker b...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 18:45

Apple iPad Pro (2018) Review As it’s not yet entirely clear what will ultimately become of the tablet category, Apple’s iPad business continues to rake in a small fortune each quarter. The iPad has long changed, though. It's no longer that $500 device that some people called a s...
2019-05-22 00:30

Apple iPad Air (2019) Review After a long time spread in between, Apple’s iPad Air 2 finally received a proper successor! Technically, the iPad Air (2019) arrives nearly 4.5 years after the iPad Air 2, which is a staggering amount of time in the world of tech. Until the arrival ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Withings Steel HR Sport Review If you are looking for a smartwatch that lasts a really long time, tracks your activity, steps, heart rate, workouts and sleep patterns, while at the same time packing some serious style, it’s hard to think of a gadget that fits all those criteria be...
2019-05-22 00:30

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionCompetition in the affordable phone market these days is not merely i...
2019-05-22 00:30

iPad mini (2019) Review The iPad mini is back, apparently by popular demand. Many thought the mini might be gone for good, but much like Apple’s release of the iPhone SE, the company’s meeting users’ demands for a smaller, up-to-date device with the 2019 iPad mini. It’s a s...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 03:45

'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...
2019-05-22 00:45

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. B...
2019-06-18 22:45

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 15:45

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 15:15

Casio PRO TREK SMART WSD-F30 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and Controls | Functionality, processor, performance | Activity tracking | Connectivity and multimedia | Battery life | ConclusionThe vast majority of Wear OS smartwatches follow a similar strategy. Most of th...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 15:30

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 15:15

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 14:30

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart ass...
2019-05-22 00:30

Samsung Galaxy S10e Review Review indexDesign and Size | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn the past couple of years, there was probably no oth...
2019-05-22 00:30

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, you’d emerge from a Volkswagen Golf R and accuse it ...
2019-06-18 21:45

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...
2019-06-14 22:15

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Connectivity | Functionality and controls | Sound quality | Battery life | ConclusionThere's no denying this: true wireless earphones are pretty awesome. They're light, discreet, and completely untethered, providing f...
2019-05-22 00:30

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 01:45

Under Armour True Wireless Flash by JBL Review Review indexDesign | Software and Functionality | Connectivity | Controls | Sound Quality | Battery Life | ConclusionUnder Armour has slowly been making a push in the personal audio space for a good while now, offering an assortment of stuff ranging ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Review: Blood and Truth is one of VR’s best action games Blood and Truth is a decidedly British PSVR game that plays out like a Guy Ritchie flick. It’s a grime-filled love letter to the kind of action pieces Vinnie Jones and Jason Statham flourish in – only you get to be the star of this one instead. It’s ...
2019-05-29 02:15

Alpine A110 Pure 2019 UK review Entry-level Alpine is billed as the purest expression of an already sublime driver's car The Pure is the entry-level Alpine A110 – not that this should put you off in the slightest. In the world of thoroughbred performance cars, the simplest variat...
2019-05-31 12:15

Citroen C3 Aircross long-term review Is Citroen's high-riding supermini good to live with as well as look at? We found out over six months Why we ran it: To see if this quirkiest of compact crossovers has more to offer than its head-turning styling Month 6 - Month 5 - Month 4 - Month ...
2019-05-28 15:01

SEC hired Deloitte to review its football officiating The Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a review of its football officiating, reacting in part to what Commissioner Greg Sankey called the intense, often opinionated view of referees by the public and media...
2019-05-28 23:30

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 ...
2019-06-14 03:45

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidity position of the economy, the statement said....
2019-06-06 22:15

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Review If you are looking for a small and lightweight smartwatch that will look better on your wrist than a sporty fitness band, Samsung has got something for you: the brand new Galaxy Watch Active.Priced at the quite affordable $200, the Galaxy Watch Activ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider 2019 review More satisfying than any alternative drop-top supercar, if ultimately and inevitably less precise than the 488 Pista coupé A few months ago, I polled some car people on what their dream three-car garage would be. The answers were satisfyingly ecle...
2019-06-05 18:45

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 11:00

Chablé Maroma, Mexico - hotel review Mixing culture and cuisine, sunshine and Tequila, Mexico makes a hard-to-beat destination, especially here on the Mayan Riveira, a short hop from Cancun, but a world away from its crowds...
2019-06-05 15:15

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 11:15

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 19:45

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 15:30

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: the cheaper one Smallest, cheapest Samsung flagship has most of what makes the S10 line good, but with a flat screen and one camera fewerThe Galaxy S10e is Samsung’s attempt to offer a flagship smartphone experience in a smaller body and at a lower cost, which mostl...
2019-06-18 10:00

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem ...
2019-05-30 10:45

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 05:15

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth: The Kotaku Review When I first started Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth, I was having an absolute blast. That wasn’t surprising, because its predecessor, 2014’s Persona Q, was an excellent game, and the series these games draw from, Etrian Odyssey, is also excellent. ...
2019-06-03 20:15

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 18:45

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 18:45

The Planets review – so staggering you go ‘whoa!’ every few seconds The awesome vastness of time and space is laid out in its full, jawdropping incomprehensibility by Prof Brian Cox, the Attenborough of outer spaceTowards the end of the opening episode of The Planets (BBC Two), the new solar system opus presented by ...
2019-05-29 07:45

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)....
2019-05-21 23:30

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 08:30

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 16:45

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 14:15

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 18:30

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 18:15

Jeep Compass Trailhawk 2019 review Jeep’s compact Compass crossover goes to another level of off-road ability in Trailhawk form Jeep’s expanding range of SUVs and full-on 4x4s doesn’t always make it across the Atlantic, but the UK is getting the Trailhawk.Based on the Compass 2.0-li...
2019-06-06 03:45

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria....
2019-06-18 04:15

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 13:15

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

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 11:45

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 18:30

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!...
2019-05-24 04:30

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 09:30

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW Passat isn’t dead, and isn’t about to be killed off...
2019-06-19 15:15

‘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 22:30

‘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 22:30

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 09:30

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 19:45

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 08:30

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 12:45

'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 08:15

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 16:30

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 23:00

‘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 07:15

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 07:01

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....
2019-05-22 01:15

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

Halston review – glitzy 70s designer all dressed up Frédéric Tcheng’s pretentious documentary charts the rise and fall of the boy from Iowa who became a New York fashion iconIn the 70s, the American designer Halston was one of fashion’s biggest stars. But since his death from an Aids-related illness i...
2019-06-07 11:45

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 13:30

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 07:15

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 20:30

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300d 2019 review The 241bhp 2.0-litre diesel 300d replaces both the 250d and 350d. Is it the new pick of the GLC range? Mercedes has given its whole GLC compact SUV line-up a mid-life makeover in an effort to keep it competitive in an increasingly crowded market se...
2019-06-08 01:00

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell 2019 review Intriguing variant of plush SUV is powered by both a hydrogen fuel cell and a conventional rechargeable battery Like the rest of the GLC range, the intriguing and rather effective plug-in hydrogen fuel cell version has received modest exterior styl...
2019-06-08 01:00

Student Review: “Trade Small, Win Often” (Watch) Thomas Lasco is a retired professional pilot. He trades full-time. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
2019-05-25 00:45

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 10:15

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 15:15

We the Animals review – tough times in the sunshine This coming-of-age story about three brothers growing up in backwoods America features some hard knocks but risks prettifying povertyWorking in the highly-charged style of Terrence Malick, documentary film-maker Jeremiah Zagar makes his feature debut...
2019-06-13 15:45

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 19:15

PPG to keep architectural, industrial coatings units after review PPG Industries Inc said on Tuesday it decided to keep its architectural and industrial coatings units after reviewing its operations following calls from activist investor Nelson Peltz to break up the company....
2019-05-21 15:15

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
2019-06-09 21:45

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

Motorola Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play Review Review indexTL;DR: | Design | Fingerprint Scanners | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera Quality | Sound and Call Quality | Battery life | Prices and Alternatives | ConclusionMotorola is not a ...
2019-05-22 00:30

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Battery life | ConclusionWe had some reservations about the Lenovo Yoga Book last year when we reviewed it, as the ambitious hybrid tablet introduced so...
2019-05-22 00:30

Fleetwood Mac review – latest lineup makes loving them fun Wembley Stadium, LondonHaving weathered the acrimonious departure of Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac seem to be enjoying themselves more than ever‘Happy Father’s Day, London,” offers guitarist Mike Campbell, one of Fleetwood Mac’s two new recruits....
2019-06-17 17:15

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
2019-06-18 09:15

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 15:15

David Blaine review – astonishing spectacle is not for the squeamish Eventim Apollo, LondonIn Real or Magic? the bicep-piercing endurance artist demonstrates supernatural command of his body‘The last time I performed in London, I was shut in a box for 44 days.” And pelted with eggs, as David Blaine fails to add. That ...
2019-06-19 15:45

Review: Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are brilliant Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are impressive. It’s rare, even in 2019, for something to work out of the box, but that’s what happened when I installed Ring’s outdoor lighting products. They just worked. You know the drill. You get a gadget an...
2019-06-03 16:45

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 19:15

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be ousted by the next prime minister....
2019-06-19 03:15

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 16:00

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 07:30

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …...
2019-06-18 06:30

Killing Eve season 2 review – as stylish, sexy and sociopathic as ever The serial killer drama is not as light on its feet as it was, but it hardly matters: the intoxicating relationship between Villanelle and Eve remains intactThe new season of Killing Eve (BBC One) opens 30 seconds after the end of season one, when Ev...
2019-06-08 23:15

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
2019-06-14 00:15

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

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 03:30

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 19:30

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 15:15

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” a...
2019-06-13 18:30

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 19:15

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 17:15

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 11:15

‘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....
2019-06-14 01:45

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......
2019-06-07 05:00

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
2019-06-18 01:15

Dur-Dur Band review – rapturous welcome for lost Somali funk Jazz Cafe, LondonThe 80s Mogadishu group were unknown in the west for decades. Now they sound determined to savour the spotlightDur-Dur Band are a time capsule, the sound of 80s Somalia fossilised in funk. Mogadishu musicians Abdillahi Ujeery and Moh...
2019-06-17 17:15

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 16:30

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 10:45

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 22:30

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 08:30

‘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 20:45

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 14:15

Blue My Mind review – something's fishy in coming-of-age horror Luna Wedler delivers a good performance as a shy teenager navigating a new school – and a body that is radically changingSwiss actor and film-maker Lisa Brühlmann, known in Britain for stylishly directing episodes of the TV programme Killing Eve, fin...
2019-06-19 20:00

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 17:15

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — 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. A government mi...
2019-06-12 07:15

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is very bit as entertaining as original novel. Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebellious Antichrist aren't quite as enthusiastic about the prospect in Good Omens. The six-part limited series is based on the original 1990 ...
2019-06-01 16:30

‘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...
2019-05-29 23:15

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 18:45

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 04:15

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 18:45

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 15:15

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 18:00

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 01:15

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 15:30

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 23:15

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 15:00

Rage 2 review – scintillating action in a trite wasteland PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Avalanche Studios/Bethesda SoftworksWith weapons including a firestorm revolver, the shooting is thrilling and stupendously violent – but the vast post-apocalyptic setting is a letdownI would say it’s been a long wait for...
2019-05-22 00:45

Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case Review As the saying goes, there are two types of people in this world: those who find the AirPods comfortable to wear, and those who just can't get them to stay in their ears. If you happen to be in the first group, you'll probably want to know about the s...
2019-05-22 00:30

OnePlus 7 Pro Review—The fastest, best-designed, best-value Android phone The OnePlus 7 Pro. With a front that is nearly all pixels, there isn't much you can do to improve smartphone design from here. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
2019-05-21 16:15

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 16:45

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...
2019-05-22 22:15

Longines Global Champions Tour review after five events "Belgium’s Pieter Devos leads the Longines Global Champions Tour after the first five events in Doha, Mexico City, Miami Beach, Shanghai and Madrid."...
2019-05-29 14:30

German's SPD to review coalition strategy after vote rout Germany's Social Democrats called a crisis meeting for next week to discuss strategy after a disastrous election triggered a warning from the party's left that it may soon be time to ditch a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-27 17:45

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 15:15

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 21:01

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 15:15

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 16:45

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
2019-05-31 17:45

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 18:45

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 11:00

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French i...
2019-05-31 15:30

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

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 19:15

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 17:45

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 11:15

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

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 19:15

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 21:45

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 16:45

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 01:30

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 05:00

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 04:45

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 05:00

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film...
2019-06-07 17:45

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 21:00

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...
2019-06-07 21:30

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 13:30

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 02:30

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

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 06:45

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 12:15

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 01:15

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...
2019-06-13 00:00

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 18:45

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 16:45

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 16:45

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 14:30

War Of Words Among Congress Leaders In Jyotiraditya Scindia's Review Meet A verbal spat broke out among Congress leaders of West Uttar pradesh during a review meeting called by party general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia to discuss Lok Sabha polls results on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:30

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...
2019-06-12 00:15

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-dependant 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 16:30

Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
2019-05-22 17:30

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 23:30

| 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....
2019-05-22 03:45

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 14:30

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 14:30

Brazil loses on devastating own goal after controversial offside review REUTERS Brazil's Monica recorded an own goal on Thursday during the team's matchup with Australia, making the score 3-2 Matildas. The assistant referee put the offside flag up, indicating that Australia's Sam Kerr was ahead of the defenders, but up...
2019-06-13 22:30

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 14:30

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 03:30

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

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 16:45

Review team to decide if horses fit to race at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — 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. The Arcadia t...
2019-06-13 18:15

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 18:15

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....
2019-05-22 01:15

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....
2019-05-24 01:30

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 16:15

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....
2019-06-02 01:45

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 15:45

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 18:45

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 22:30

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
2019-06-05 00:15

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 04:15

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 16:15

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report....
2019-06-18 00:45

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...
2019-05-30 03:30

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 08:30

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 02:45

It’s the Sids 2019! The complete review of La Liga's 2018-19 season Barça won the league again, Madrid had a nightmare, Getafe were the story of the season and Iago Aspas was Iago AspasSpain organised the biggest party in European football but didn’t bother turning up. The Champions League final is supposed to be Rea...
2019-05-30 16:30

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 15:30

The Monkees review – nothing left to prove in fun and moving 'final' show • Sydney Opera HouseJane Caro was a pre-teen fanatic screaming her lungs out at the Monkees in 1968. Their alleged final gig was, she says, a rollicking good time In 1968 I was an 11-year-old who was obsessed with the Monkees. Their concert at the Sy...
2019-06-19 11:30

‘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...
2019-06-02 22:45

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....
2019-06-02 23:45

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 15:15

Review: ‘Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson,’ Aiming for His Head Based on an anecdote from the set of an infamous commercial, the play focuses on the behind-the-scenes people who work to realize an artist’s vision....
2019-06-19 17:45

Mercedes-Benz G-Class G400d 4Matic 2019 review New range-topping diesel variant is even more relaxed and authentic to the G-Class ethos The Mercedes-Benz G400d is a new addition to the G-Class line-up, slotting in above the existing G350d as a second diesel model.Although not yet confirmed for ...
2019-06-18 10:30

‘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 04:15

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 19:15

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 17:45

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 15:15

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 16:30

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 17:45

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ review: Reboot is too touch-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...
2019-05-28 23:15

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...
2019-06-06 02:00

Review: The 2019 F-150 Raptor is Ford's most capable, fun 4X4 pickup truck On a muddy trail in the backwoods of rural Ohio, the Raptor thundered down a muddy trail, flattened bumps, smashed through craters and splashed through massive puddles....
2019-06-17 00:30

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 17:00

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 10:45

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 08:30

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 17:45

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 17:30

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 02:15

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 18:45

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 18:45

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 17:45

Ferrari lodges official FIA request for review of Vettel's penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team has lodged a request for the FIA to review the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix, as predicted by Autosport...
2019-06-17 19:15

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 18:45

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...
2019-06-07 01:30

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 17:30

Mini Cooper S 5-door 2019 long-term review Can the addition two extra doors retain the sense of fun the Mini is best known for? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To discover if the spirit of the iconic 3dr Mini lives on in the 5dr hatch, while also providing a dose of p...
2019-06-17 15:15

Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 long-term review The wide array of specced options to try makes the latest-generation A-Class a long-term story with room to develop Why we’re running it: To see if this VW Golf rival has come of age, and to pick the ‘perfect’ version Month 7 - Month 6 - Month 5 - ...
2019-06-05 18:45

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 22:15

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
2019-06-18 23:45

Jabra Elite 85h review: Noise cancellation to rival Bose and Sony Jabra shocked the world (ok, maybe just me) in 2018 when it debuted the Elite 65t true wireless earbuds. Those headphones quickly shot to the top of a lot of "best of" lists, including a couple of Engadget Buyers Guides. The Elite 65t have dependable...
2019-06-12 19:45

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. It’s attractively designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and features a new 15.6-inch OLED display that will make your eyes weep with joy. Too bad HP put a terrible trackpad on the thing....
2019-06-18 21:00

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 18:45

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 19:15

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 15:00

Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia Samuel L Jackson returns in the latest take on 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 if unspec...
2019-06-14 01:45

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and also irked the U.S. government....
2019-06-18 13:15

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

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 04:15

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 17:30

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

Motorola One Vision review: An affordable 21:9-screen handset with good cameras A mid-range handset with a ’CinemaVision’ screen and a 48MP main rear camera, the Motorola One Vision is solidly built and punches well above its weight. Battery life could be better though....
2019-06-18 19:15

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...
2019-05-22 00:45

UPDATE 1-Swedbank suspends chiefs at Estonian arm after money laundering review Swedbank has suspended the two top executives at its Estonian business with immediate effect, acting on an internal investigation into compliance with money-laundering rules at the bank....
2019-06-18 10:15

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 17:15