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CNET Reviews
Aug 04, 2020

2020 Volkswagen Jetta review: Spacious and mature, but hardly exciting - Roadshow
The Jetta is competent but unexciting and about as middle-of-the-road as a sedan gets these days.

CNET Reviews
Aug 03, 2020

Google Pixel 4A review: At $349, this is the budget phone for you - CNET
The Pixel 4A raises the bar for how good a budget phone's camera can be.

CNET Reviews
Aug 03, 2020

Google Pixel 4A review: If you want a budget phone, this is the one for you - CNET
With its $349 price tag, the Pixel 4A raises the bar for how good a budget phone's camera can be.

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Aug 03, 2020

2020 Audi A6 Allroad review: Where we're going, we'll still need roads - Roadshow
Audi's reborn A6 Allroad doesn't mind getting dusty, but as a comfortable, tech-rich cruiser, you're definitely better off sticking to the pavement.

CNET Reviews
Aug 03, 2020

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road review: Rough around the edges - Roadshow
Ponderous and uncomfortable, this midsize truck is somehow still hugely popular.

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Aug 02, 2020

iPhone SE review: Classic iPhone design, but with 2020 processing power - CNET
The new $399 iPhone SE looks like an iPhone 8 but works like Apple's top-of-the-line iPhone 11 Pro.

CNET Reviews
Aug 02, 2020

OK, Google: Pixel Buds 2 are the real deal - CNET
After underwhelming with its original Pixel Buds, Google's new true wireless earbuds stack up well against the competition, with a comfortable fit and strong performance.

CNET Reviews
Jul 31, 2020

2020 Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered review: Little tweaks yield big improvements - Roadshow
It's amazing what better brakes can do.

CNET Reviews
Jul 30, 2020

Razer BlackShark V2 sub-$100 headsets help keep your head in the game - CNET
Lightweight, comfier and better-sounding than ever, the BlackShark V2 and V2 X boost your immersion.

CNET Reviews
Jul 30, 2020

2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Coupe review: More fashionable, still functional - Roadshow
The Turbo isn't the mightiest Cayenne Coupe of them all, but it's still excessively quick.

CNET Reviews
Jul 30, 2020

Ring's second-gen Video Doorbell delivers better image quality and costs just $100 - CNET
It's better than the original Ring Video Doorbell, but the built-in battery is a bit of a hassle.

CNET Reviews
Jul 30, 2020

OnePlus 8 review: Even without wireless charging, I prefer this cheaper model - CNET
As the cheaper OnePlus phone, the OnePlus 8 doesn't have as many features. But it succeeds at keeping the ones that matter.

CNET Reviews
Jul 30, 2020

LG Velvet review: An affordable 5G phone that I wish would step it up a little more - CNET
Available on AT&T, the Velvet is LG's best-looking phone in a while. But LG didn't go far enough.

CNET Reviews
Jul 29, 2020

2020 Ford Ranger FX4 review: Gets the job done - Roadshow
The Blue Oval's midsize pickup truck is pleasant enough, even if it doesn't excel in any one particular area.

CNET Reviews
Jul 29, 2020

This tiny smart plug is a big contender for your wall - CNET
WeMo's latest smart plug keeps a low profile and works with Google, Alexa and Siri for voice commands and remote control.

CNET Reviews
Jul 29, 2020

2021 Jaguar F-Type Convertible review: Not as pretty, but every bit as entertaining - Roadshow
The F-Type's minor updates don't affect its overall character.

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Jul 29, 2020

Razer Blade Pro 17 review: A gaming laptop with photo editing on its mind - CNET
It's the typical well-rounded but expensive work-now-play-later laptop we've come to expect from the company.

CNET Reviews
Jul 29, 2020

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible first drive review: Indulgent beauty - Roadshow
Now available as a roadster, Lexus' haute couture two-door finally comes into its own.

CNET Reviews
Jul 28, 2020

2020 Chevy Blazer review: Coming out swinging - Roadshow
The Blazer is GM's best crossover yet, but there's still room for progress.

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Jul 28, 2020

Amazfit Bip S smartwatch review: Price and battery life will smoke the competition - CNET
It may not be the smartest or the prettiest smartwatch out there, but it has two standout features that are hard to beat.

CNET Reviews
Jul 28, 2020

Moto G Power review: Motorola delivers on its battery life promise and then some - CNET
Motorola promises a three-day battery life and the Moto G Power delivers.

CNET Reviews
Jul 27, 2020

OnePlus Nord review: Everything you'd want from a 5G phone - CNET
5G, great specs and a low price -- the OnePlus Nord has it all.

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Jul 27, 2020

Wyze Cam Outdoor review: A weatherproof version of the awesome indoor security camera - CNET
It's a battery-powered, weatherproof version of the indoor Wyze Cam.

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Jul 27, 2020

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S review: More, more, more - Roadshow
Porsche's turbocharged 911 has not failed to impress in any flavor I've sampled. In capital-T Turbo mode, it's properly astonishing.

CNET Reviews
Jul 27, 2020

Acer Swift 3 (14-inch, 2020) review: A featherweight laptop with performance to spare at a fair price - CNET
Its AMD Ryzen processor is attention-grabbing but the whole ultraportable package for less than $650 makes the Swift 3 worth your attention.

CNET Reviews
Jul 27, 2020

Oppo Find X2 Pro review: Great display and camera can't justify the high price - CNET
If you're willing to cough up more than $1,300, the Oppo Find X2 Pro is a solid premium Android phone that's not made by Samsung.

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Jul 27, 2020

2020 Ford Ranger FX4 review: Getting the job done - Roadshow
This midsize truck is pleasant enough, even if it doesn't excel in any one particular area.

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Jul 27, 2020

OnePlus Nord review: A superb, affordable 5G phone - CNET
5G, great specs and a low price -- the OnePlus Nord has it all.

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Jul 25, 2020

BenQ TH685: Ginormous image specialized for gaming - CNET
This bright projector aimed at gamers nails its niche admirably, but outside that role it stumbles.

CNET Reviews
Jul 24, 2020

Epson Home Cinema 2150 review: Lens shift and lots of light - CNET
Versatile placement options and solid picture quality help this affordable projector shine.

CNET Reviews
Jul 24, 2020

2020 Toyota Prius AWD-e review: Child's play - Roadshow
It's ridiculously easy to get astonishing fuel economy in this Prius, even with all-wheel drive onboard.

CNET Reviews
Jul 23, 2020

The Revolution R180 Toaster touchscreen toaster is ridiculous, and I love it - CNET
Folks, it looks like we've finally hit peak "slap a touchscreen on it" in appliance design.

CNET Reviews
Jul 23, 2020

The Revolution R180 Toaster has a touchscreen. It's ridiculous and I love it - CNET
Folks, it looks like we've finally hit peak "slap a touchscreen on it" in appliance design.

CNET Reviews
Jul 23, 2020

2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante review: Beauty is a beast - Roadshow
Aston Martin's droptop DBS Superleggera is as beautiful as it is powerful.

CNET Reviews
Jul 23, 2020

Gigabyte Aorus 15G laptop review: High-performance gaming with a screen and keyboard to match - CNET
With its Intel eight-core processor, Nvidia RTX graphics, fast display and clicky mechanical keyboard, the Aorus 15G is a complete portable gaming package.

CNET Reviews
Jul 23, 2020

2020 Fiat 500X review: High style that lacks substance - Roadshow
The Fiat 500X looks good inside and out, but doesn't have much going for it otherwise.

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Jul 22, 2020

Oxo Brew 8-Cup Coffee Maker review: Oxo's latest coffee maker is our new favorite drip machine - CNET
The Oxo Brew 8-Cup Coffee Maker outdoes the Bonavita Connoisseur, and at a lower price.

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Jul 22, 2020

Hulu Plus Live TV review: The best value in premium live TV streaming - CNET
If you're looking to quit cable, Hulu's Live TV extra offers a smooth transition and tons of familiar TV for $10 less than YouTube TV.

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Jul 22, 2020

Dell XPS 17 review: The big screen returns in a slim, stylish shell - CNET
Designed for light- to middleweight creatives, this 17-inch laptop is tops when size matters.

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Jul 22, 2020

2021 Toyota Venza first drive review: One hell of a comeback - Roadshow
The Venza's frumpy old getup is gone, and in its place is a seriously premium hybrid crossover.

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Jul 21, 2020

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid review: Big fish in an ever-shrinking pond - Roadshow
Toyota's biggest sedan is comfortable, enjoyable and, in Hybrid guise, superefficient.

CNET Reviews
Jul 21, 2020

I've been wearing Oura, the smart ring NBA players are using to warn of possible Covid - CNET
The Oura ring senses temperature and it could be the beginning of a new wave of wearable health awareness in a time of pandemics.

CNET Reviews
Jul 21, 2020

I'm wearing Oura, the smart ring NBA players are using to warn of possible COVID-19 - CNET
The Oura ring senses temperature, and it could be the beginning of a new wave of wearable health awareness in a time of pandemic.

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Jul 20, 2020

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 review: King of the hill - Roadshow
Ford's 760-horsepower Mustang is a straight-line and road-course terror.

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Jul 17, 2020

AirPods Pro, 9 months later: These headphones still rock - CNET
Their winning design and fit, improved bass performance, effective noise cancellation and excellent call quality make these earbuds a top true-wireless choice -- even months after their release.

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Jul 17, 2020

Dyson Pure Cool TP04: Fresh air, fancy features and a sky-high asking price - CNET
Dyson's great-looking air purifier has top-of-the-line features, but its exorbitant cost might just take your breath away.

CNET Reviews
Jul 17, 2020

2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP review: An almost-grand finale - Roadshow
Mini's third-generation Hardtop sendoff packs more power, better handling and sharper looks. But it's not the pocket rocket we were hoping for.

CNET Reviews
Jul 17, 2020

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet review: Make mine a manual - Roadshow
Who cares if it's slower? The Porsche 911 is way better with a stick.

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Jul 16, 2020

Technics EAH-AZ70W true wireless headphones: Excellent sound, first-class noise-canceling - CNET
Panasonic's high-end true-wireless earbuds are a little big but they sound incredible.

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Jul 16, 2020

LG Velvet review: This affordable 5G phone didn't go far enough - CNET
It's more affordable than other premium phones and it's the best-looking LG phone in a while. But the Velvet needs to step it up even more.

CNET Reviews
Jul 16, 2020

Peacock review: A ton of free, ad-supported NBC content, but it doesn't work on every device - CNET
Peacock offers lots of shows, movies and live sports for free. But it lacks support for Roku and Amazon Fire TV, and features like user profiles and mobile downloads, meaning it's closer to free streaming services than Netflix or Hulu.

CNET Reviews
Jul 16, 2020

2020 Volvo S60 T5 R-Design review: A lovely little thing - Roadshow
Volvo has distilled the all-around excellence of its larger products down to a smaller package.

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Jul 15, 2020

LG Velvet review: LG steers towards another direction, but it doesn't go far enough - CNET
It's more affordable than other premium phones and it's the best-looking LG phone in a while. But the Velvet needs to step it up even more.

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Jul 15, 2020

2020 Ram 1500 review: Testing out some Mopar mods - Roadshow
The Ram 1500 is already our favorite half-ton truck, but does the addition of extensive accessories make it any better?

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Jul 14, 2020

Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 deliver more for less - CNET
The Surface Headphones 2 may not be a major upgrade over the original, but they offer some small but notable improvements and cost less.

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Jul 13, 2020

YouTube TV review: The most full-featured live TV streamer is no longer the best value - CNET
At $65 per month, YouTube TV makes it more difficult to save money compared to traditional cable.

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Jul 13, 2020

2021 Chevy Trailblazer review: Reborn SUV is a hit-or-miss proposition - Roadshow
Chevrolet's subcompact Trailblazer impresses with standout style and a powerful turbo engine. Unfortunately, that might not be enough.

CNET Reviews
Jul 11, 2020

ViewSonic M2 review: Battery-powered projector streams big - CNET
It's small, portable and projects a huge image of Netflix or other video just about anywhere.

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Jul 10, 2020

Gigabyte Aorus 17X review: A power gaming laptop with a keyboard that just clicks - CNET
A clicky mechanical keyboard, top-flight components

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Jul 10, 2020

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport review: Streamlined SUV skimps on sport - Roadshow
VW alters its Atlas for buyers who don't need three rows, but with the same soft ride as before maybe "Cross Comfort" would have been a better name?

CNET Reviews
Jul 09, 2020

2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter review: A very tall luxury car - Roadshow
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter uses passenger-car tech to help increase its van's appeal.

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Jul 09, 2020

Asus VivoBook S15 review: Don't let this affordable 15-inch laptop slip under your radar - CNET
Whether you choose the older model with its unique touchscreen touchpad or the newer streamlined version, the S15 is a smart pick for a moderately priced thin-and-light 15-inch laptop.

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Jul 09, 2020

2021 Kia K5 first drive review: Optima, optimized - Roadshow
With striking style, turbo power and impressive multimedia tech, Kia's new K5 is a big improvement over the outgoing Optima.

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Jul 08, 2020

LG OLED CX TV review: Superb picture quality, but not the best OLED for the money - CNET
LG's 2020 OLED creates a beautiful image, but last year's model is a better value.

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Jul 08, 2020

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 review: Family hauler, emphasis on hauler - Roadshow
Three rows of seats and over 600 horsepower. Yowza.

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Jul 07, 2020

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime first drive review: Have your cake and eat it, too - Roadshow
This plug-in hybrid SUV offers the best of both worlds: shockingly low consumption and impressively high performance.

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Jul 07, 2020

2020 Lexus UX 250h review: Space is at a premium - Roadshow
The efficient and stylish UX is a handsome small hybrid SUV, but the angular good looks come at a cost.

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Jul 06, 2020

2020 Volvo XC90 T8 review: Energetic, efficient and pretty extravagant - Roadshow
Already luxurious, comfortable and beautifully crafted, the addition of a plug-in powertrain makes this upscale SUV even sweeter.

CNET Reviews
Jul 05, 2020

Motorola Razr review: It's one of my favorite phones, but I won't buy it - CNET
I spent a week testing the Razr foldable phone and became enamored with it. But I also have worries over its long-term durability and high price tag.

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Jul 04, 2020

Ikea brings voice-activated smart shades to the rest of us - CNET
Ikea's smart blackout shades work perfectly with Siri, Alexa and the Google Assistant. And they cost hundreds less than most everything else.

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Jul 03, 2020

The invisible Level Lock smart lock sees the future of the smart home - CNET
You can't see it, but you know it's there. That's the best thing about this hidden HomeKit smart lock.

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Jul 03, 2020

2020 Volvo V90 review: Good looks will get you far - Roadshow
The Volvo V90 is one handsome wagon and there's lots of substance to back up that style.

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Jul 03, 2020

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Manual review: Divine obsolescence - Roadshow
Three pedals and a stick make one of the world's best all-round performers just that bit more of a pure driver's car.

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Jul 02, 2020

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition review: A slice of green heaven - Roadshow
It leaves a bit of performance on the table, but the Toyota 86 has fantastic performance bones, which is why it still feels great after all this time.

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Jul 02, 2020

Same pros as the Pixel 4... and same cons, too - CNET
The big-screen Pixel 4 XL is nearly identical to the Pixel 4, which includes the excellent camera, secure face unlock and expensive price.

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Jul 02, 2020

A great camera isn't enough to justify the high price - CNET
There's no denying the Pixel 4 has one of the best cameras around. But with limited storage and plenty of affordable alternatives, it's pricey for what it is.

CNET Reviews
Jul 02, 2020

Optoma HD28HDR review: Bright HDR projector on a budget - CNET
One of the cheapest HDR-compatible projectors isn't quite as dynamic with standard video.

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Jul 02, 2020

2020 Buick Encore GX review: Your roots are showing - Roadshow
The new Encore GX is a much-needed addition to Buick's SUV lineup, but its premium intentions are overshadowed by its budget bones.

CNET Reviews
Jul 01, 2020

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime first drive review: High performance, low consumption - Roadshow
Toyota's second-quickest model just so happens to be a seriously efficient plug-in hybrid.

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Jun 30, 2020

2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS first drive review: The right place to be - Roadshow
Sandwiched between the standard models and the capital-T Turbos, the 2021 Cayenne GTS is one heck of a driver's car.

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Jun 30, 2020

2020 Ferrari F8 Spider first drive review: The perfect summer fling - Roadshow
The Ferrari F8 Tributo is a performance marvel best experienced al fresco.

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Jun 30, 2020

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review: A better Android tablet for everyone - CNET
Despite being called Lite, Samsung's midrange tablet has a lot to offer anyone looking for an Android tablet to do more than stream movies and shop.

CNET Reviews
Jun 29, 2020

2020 BMW X6 M Competition review: Fast and stylish with a dash of practicality - Roadshow
BMW's 617-horsepower X6 can shoot you to 177 mph while coddling you in luxury.

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Jun 27, 2020

Fitbit Charge 4 review: Built-in GPS and better sleep tracking, plus it's pretty - CNET
Fitbit's new Charge 4 looks a lot like the Charge 3, but it has stepped up its fitness game with onboard GPS and better activity tracking. Here's everything you need to know.

CNET Reviews
Jun 26, 2020

With upgrades, Amazon's 2020 Fire HD 8 costs more but remains a bargain - CNET
While it costs $10 more than the previous version, an upgraded processor, USB-C charging and other small enhancements keep the 2020 Fire HD 8 in bargain territory -- but for just a little more money, the Plus version beckons.

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Jun 26, 2020

2020 Lexus GX 460 review: What's old is cool again - Roadshow
The Lexus GX might be long in the tooth, but it's one of the only luxury SUVs that'll get you way, way off the beaten path.

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Jun 26, 2020

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 review: Repeat performance - Roadshow
The Cayman GT4 flaunts the maximum potential of Porsche's 718 range -- just like it did before.

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Jun 25, 2020

Dell XPS 15 9500 review: a good balance for photo editing - CNET
The new design for 2020 improves on its predecessor, as long as you don't care about losing some connections.

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Jun 25, 2020

Dell XPS 15 9500 review: The photo editor's new friend - CNET
The new design for 2020 improves on its predecessor and strikes a good balance for photo editing, as long as you don't care about losing some connections.

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Jun 25, 2020

2020 Jeep Cherokee High Altitude review: At its best in the dirt - Roadshow
The Jeep Cherokee shines when the pavement ends, but doesn't offer much for those who won't venture off the beaten path.

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Jun 24, 2020

Amazon's affordable Fire HD 8 Plus seals the deal with some valuable extras - CNET
It costs $20 more than the standard HD 8, but a small performance boost and wireless charging make the HD Plus worth the extra cost.

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Jun 24, 2020

Optoma HD146X review: Solid projector value that cuts a few corners - CNET
Its picture is very good for the money, but a loud noise detracts from the experience.

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Jun 24, 2020

2020 Acura NSX review: The softer side of supercars - Roadshow
The NSX is a bona fide performance vehicle, but it carries a surprising amount of daily-driving versatility.

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Jun 23, 2020

Microsoft Surface Book 3 13.5 review: A bold but ageing beauty - CNET
How you react to the 13.5-inch Surface Book 3 depends on how much experience you have with Surface Books.

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Jun 23, 2020

2020 Lotus Evora GT review: The sports car reset button - Roadshow
In a world of adaptive this and electronic that, the Lotus Evora GT is a refreshing reminder of go-fast simplicity.

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Jun 22, 2020

2020 Volkswagen Passat review: Perfect for ride-hailing - Roadshow
With its spacious interior and epic cruising range, the 2020 Passat makes a lot of sense for the ride-hailing scene. Unfortunately, its merits end there.

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Jun 21, 2020

Anker's Soundcore Rave Neo review: This sub-$100 portable party speaker sounds surprisingly good - CNET
For just less than $100, Anker's latest portable party speaker delivers excellent performance for the money.

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Jun 20, 2020

Arlo's Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is by far the best floodlight camera I've tested - CNET
Arlo put the best parts of its battery-powered security cameras into this easy-to-recommend floodlight.

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Jun 20, 2020

LG OLED CX TV review: The picture against which all other TVs are measured - CNET
LG's 2020 OLED creates a beautiful image, but last year's model is a better value.

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Jun 20, 2020

Lenovo Yoga C740 (15-inch) review: A better everyday 2-in-1 for the work-from-home crowd - CNET
The larger of Lenovo's C740 convertibles is as good on the couch as it is on a desk. Just make sure you get the brighter display.

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