Here’s what we think about the Mac mini after putting the base model (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) through its paces for three weeks.
The Razer Blackshark V2 Pro is a solid headset that boasts incredible sound quality, a sleek, yet comfortable design, but is hindered by USB connection issues
The Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition is impressively thin for a gaming laptop, but it struggles to outshine its competitors.
Hitman 3 impresses with striking, exotic locales that are perfect for stealthy murders, but it doesn’t outdo previous installments.
While an aesthetically pleasing representation of its laptop counterpart, the ThinkPad X1 ANC disappoints on sound and noise cancellation.
The SteelSeries Arctis 7X fits great and has amazing battery life, but it requires some audio tuning to sound up to par.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro deliver good sound, strong ANC and lots of features in a compact, comfortable and durable package.
The HP EliteBook 840 Aero G8 has a lot going for it, including its lightweight design, powerful specs and strong speakers, but it all comes down to battery life and price.
HP’s EliteBook 845 G7 is a snappy performing performer that should be snatched up while it’s still flying under the radar.
Dragon Quest 11 S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition is an extensive character-driven RPG with bells and whistles that are well worth returning for.
LG’s CX48 OLED delivers the best picture we’ve ever seen. Although it has a big price tag, its future proof gaming tech and cinematic value make it a great investment for years to come.
The Movo VSM-7 is a solid studio quality, entry-level condenser mic with three polar patterns but sadly misses the mark its competitors have mastered.
The Corsair Katar Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse is a minimalist’s dream with a bare-bones design, but this rodent may be a penny pincher’s nightmare since it requires frequent battery changes.
The Corsair HS75 XB Wireless is a great Xbox Series X gaming headset thanks to its Dolby Atmos-backed performance, but it has some wonky connectivity issues.
The JBL Quantum One packs powerful audio backed by active-noise cancelling and 7.1 surround sound. Combined with pleathery comfort, it’s a winner.
The Asus ROG Strix Scope TKL Electro Punk is a solid keyboard offering useful features, but it suffers from awkward key placement.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising is tons of fun thanks to engaging gameplay and a pleasant aesthetic, but its narrative is dreadful and progression systems are too easily exploitable.
The Valve Index is arguably the most comfortable VR headset and offers the best controllers around, but it’s absurdly expensive and has subpar safety features.
The Asus ROG Swift PG43UQ is a beautiful big monitor with a 4K display and fast 144Hz refresh rate, but for the price, it could do some things better.
Armed with Apple’s new M1 SoC, the MacBook Pro brings power, endurance and a host of new features in that familiar iconic chassis.