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Lana Del Rey review – ‘Hollywood sadcore’ shines in Australia

While questions of artificiality still seems to arise when discussing Lana Del Rey’s work, on stage her sincerity is undoubtable. Photograph: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images For hours, throngs of Lana Del Rey devotees have been camped outside Qudos Bank Arena to secure front-row spots to her Sydney show. They are mostly young women, many brandishing the unofficial uniform of the night: flower crowns ... Read More »

Daiwa 40-inch Smart TV review: Excellent brightness and contrast at monitor prices

Price: Rs 32,990 Rating: ***1/2 Specifications: 40-inch LED panel, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 2 x HDMI, 2 x USB, Ethernet, 2 x 10W RMS box speakers, 1,00,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, built-in WiFi, 1.3Ghz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, Android 4.4.4, 11kg ​Pros: Slim bezels, excellent display, loud audio output, intuitive Android smart interface, WiFi, quick access buttons on remote, cursor mode on remote, ... Read More »

InFocus Vision 3 Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Vision 3 sports 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras The InFocus Vision 3 is priced at Rs. 6,999 The phone has sturdy construction and comes with good battery life In 2018, we can pretty much expect a majority of smartphones to sport trendy 18:9 displays. We’ve already seen this feature trickling down from the flagships that launched this year ... Read More »

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro works with both Android and iOS It features waterproofing, in addition to GPS and Super AMOLED display It is currently priced at Rs. 13,590 Upon reviewing the Gear Fit 2 at the beginning of 2017, we said it redefined what buyers should expect at its price point (then less than Rs. 12,000). It handily beat ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie has a 13-megapixel front camera It is powered by a Snapdragon 430 SoC and has 3GB of RAM It runs ZenUI 4 on top of Android Nougat Asus launched its ZenFone 4 series in India earlier this year, with the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro, ZenFone 4 Selfie Dual Camera and the ZenFone 4 Selfie all aimed at selfie-loving buyers. ... Read More »

L.A. Noire Nintendo Switch Review

HIGHLIGHTS L.A. Noire is now available on PS4, Switch, and Xbox One It’s bigger in size, more expensive on Nintendo’s console The game suffers in performance Post-WWII Los Angeles. Moral ambiguity and crime abound. A sincere, hard-working detective on the rise. It’s L.A. Noire, the 2011 film-noir inspired game from the now defunct Team Bondi, published by GTA maker Rockstar Games, and ... Read More »

SOFTWARE REVIEW: HANDS-ON WITH ONE1 PHOTO RAW 2017.5

When it comes to imaging software, creating one program to seamlessly unify image management, RAW file development and retouching is something of a holy grail, with multiple developers pushing toward the goal. On1 is right at the forefront of this effort and with the release of Photo RAW 2017.5, they’ve taken a major step toward this prized unification. FEATURES On1 ... Read More »

Fifth Harmony: Fifth Harmony review – frustratingly patchy pop

Fifth Harmony, left to right: Dinah Jane, Normani Kordei, Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui. Having been reduced to a four-part harmony following the departure of Camila Cabello, US girl band Fifth Harmony’s self-titled third album simultaneously feels like a statement of intent and a hastily cobbled together swansong. There are flashes of brilliance, on the low-slung, sweaty R&B of He Like That ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Live Review

HIGHLIGHTS The ZenFone Live is powered by an outdated Snapdragon 400 processor Live Beautification works when used for social media sites It misses out on a fingerprint sensor and runs Android Marshmallow Asus is among the few smartphone makers that’s diversified its product lineup to suit different needs. It has tried to cover the entire market with products ranging from the Asus ... Read More »

SENNHEISER PC 373D GAMING HEADSET REVIEW

BY JUSTIN RUBIO Sennheiser is a name that needs no introduction in the world of audio, but PC gamers might not be aware of its premium gaming headsets for those who have high audio standards and deep pockets. According to Sennheiser, the PC 373D headphones (See it on Amazon) are “Hands down Sennheiser’s best headset for PC gaming,” and at ... Read More »