Samsung’s 8K TV headlines a great week in tech
It’s been a busy week in the tech world, having just come out of IFA 2022 and also seeing Apple launch a number of devices including the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, AirPods Pro 2, and Apple. Apple Watch Ultra.
But the busy newsroom didn’t stop us from reviewing all the latest gadgets. As part of our Trusted Recommends series, we’ve rounded up products that have achieved at least a 4-star rating in the past seven days.
This week we’ve got a great selection of gadgets on display, from a mini 8K LED TV to a kitchen appliance that doubles as an air fryer and grill. Let’s check them:
Fanatec Gran Turismo DD Pro
Sometimes a conventional gamepad just won’t be immersive enough for racing games. That’s why you should consider the Fanatec Gran Turismo DD Pro. Simply put, this is the best set of force feedback racing wheels available at an affordable price for mainstream gamers, while the modular system allows you to upgrade it with add-ons further down the line. line.
Ark Samsung Odyssey
The Samsung Odyssey Ark is a massive 55-inch gaming monitor, the same size as a TV intended for the living room. It also has 4K resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate, making it ideal for owners of the latest consoles and gaming PCs.
The Logitech G735 is a new wireless gaming headset with a stunning premium design. Logitech has made sure they’re as comfortable as possible with a lightweight build and cushioned ear cups. You can connect to a device via Bluetooth or the included Lightspeed USB dongle, while the 40mm delivers great sound to enhance immersion.
Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro
The Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro is one of the most comprehensive gaming mice you can buy today. It has a state-of-the-art 30,000 DPI sensor to ensure fast sensitivity and weighs only 63g to make it extremely mobile for quick movements. Too bad there’s no Bluetooth connectivity, but it still offers excellent wireless speeds thanks to the 2.4GHz wireless dongle.
The Insta360 X3 not only brings competition to GoPro as an excellent single-lens camera, but it also shines in 360 mode for people who like to shoot VR-ready content. As an all-in-one device, the X3 is an essential kit for any vlogger.
The 1More Evo are an excellent pair of true wireless headphones, delivering a well-balanced, clear and detailed audio performance. We found them comfortable to wear and have effective noise cancellation if you want to block out the world during your commute.
EarFun Uboom L
Need a portable Bluetooth speaker for your next vacation? Then we recommend the EarFun Uboom L, which impressed us with its energetic sound and punchy bass. Battery life could be better, hitting just 12 hours in our tests, but it’s still a great choice if you want a long-lasting speaker for tunes on the go.
The price may be daunting, but the Samsung QE75QN900B is one of the most exciting TVs around, sporting Mini LED backlighting and stunning 8K resolution. It even has a jaw-dropping infinity design, with no visible bezel surrounding the 75-inch panel. If you are looking for the best picture quality, this Samsung should be on your shortlist.
Ugreen HiTune T3
The Ugreen HiTune T3 are another pair of True Wireless headphones, but this time with a bass-heavy performance that should appeal to casual listeners more than audiophiles. They also feature effective noise cancellation, which is really impressive at this affordable price.
EarFun Air S
The EarFun Air S are a budget pair of wireless headphones that have a surprisingly wide variety of features, including active noise cancellation, IPX5 water resistance, multi-device connectivity and even a game mode. audio performance isn’t best in class, but you still get great value here
OLED displays are even better, with the Philips 65OLED+937 TV showing off the capabilities of new OLED EX technology, which boosts brightness to whole new levels. As a result, the HDR performance is incredible, while the 4K resolution and booming speakers should also contribute to a first-class cinematic experience.
iFi Go Bar
The iFi Go Bar is a portable DAC that delivers exciting sound when listening to music on the go. It’s certainly not cheap, but if you have enough money (and space in your pocket), it’s well worth the investment to ensure the best possible audio playback performance.
The Honor 70 is a great mid-range smartphone if you don’t feel like paying a fortune on your handset. It has a nice 6.67-inch OLED display and a great main camera for taking snaps. Although the lack of a telephoto lens and waterproof IP rating may persuade some to spend a bit more elsewhere.
Oppo Reno 8 Pro
The Oppo Reno 8 Pro is another powerful mid-range phone, sporting a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, along with a 50-megapixel resolution camera. Its glass back can be annoying as it picks up fingerprints for a dirty look, but that’s a minor bug for an otherwise great value phone.
Honor Cushion 8
The Honor Pad 8 is one of the most affordable Android tablets on the market, while offering a large 12-inch display with a remarkable 2000×1200 resolution. The large battery should prove sufficient for long trips, while performance is also fast thanks to the Snapdragon 680 chip.
Samsung Galaxy M22
Can’t quite stretch the budget on one of Samsung’s flagship phones? The Galaxy M22 is a great alternative. Its battery lasted two days on a single charge during testing, while the vibrant display and speedy performance also impressed. The camera is decent for the price, although it seems to struggle to shoot in low light.
The Salter Aerogrill is effectively what you would get if an air fryer and grill had offspring. We were impressed with its excellent cooking performance, mainly thanks to its high maximum temperature. And best of all, it’s surprisingly affordable, costing under £100.
Innr Outdoor Smart Globe Lights
Multi-colored lights have become a staple of smart homes in recent years, but why should your garden be left out? Innr outdoor smart light globes let you party outdoors, capable of reproducing 16 million colors. Plus, you can extend the range at a later date, allowing you to spread the cost of your garden light show.
KitchenAid Artisan Espresso Machine
The KitchenAid Artisan Espresso Machine lets you start your day off right, delivering flawless espressos with minimal fuss. We found it easy to use during testing and were impressed with the semi-automated features. It’s certainly pricey, but it should be worth the investment for espresso fans.
The EZViz BC1C is a battery-powered camera that can be placed indoors or outdoors. There is even an optional solar panel model, allowing it to be powered for free. Plus, the built-in storage means you don’t have to pay for cloud storage to store recordings.
Fryer Cosori Premium XXL 5.5L
Cosori Premium XXL 5.5L is a no-frills fryer that excels in the basics. It is easy to use, has an elegant design and has a large cooking capacity. We also found it easy to clean during testing, thanks to the nonstick coating and sturdy dishwasher-safe design.
We’ve reviewed a slew of password managers this week to find the most secure and convenient apps for managing your passwords. Our top-rated options include Bitwarden, 1Password, KeePass, and LastPass. You can check the individual review for more details.