Tom Parsons

Beam vs Playbase vs Playbar: which Sonos TV speaker is best and which is right for you?

Beam vs Playbase vs Playbar: which Sonos TV speaker is best and which is right for you?

With Sonos now having three distinct soundbars on the market, which one deserves your cash?
By Tom Parsons, Guy Cocker Jul 11 2018, 2:54PM
Tivoli's Model One Digital is a retro radio with Sonos-like smarts

Tivoli's Model One Digital is a retro radio with Sonos-like smarts

Spotify Connect and multi-room abilities from a wood-wrapped cube of cool.
By Tom Parsons Apr 4 2017, 10:46AM
Buyers' Guide: Get the right headphones for you

Buyers' Guide: Get the right headphones for you

You listen to most of your music through headphones, so let us help you choose your next pair wisely.
By Tom Parsons Jan 23 2017, 10:34AM
Hands-on Preview: Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Hands-on Preview: Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

Forget Neo - Sony's 4K PlayStation is the Pro, and it's going to knock your socks off.
By Tom Parsons Sep 9 2016, 11:12AM
21 awesome PS4 tips, tricks and hidden features

21 awesome PS4 tips, tricks and hidden features

Even hardcore PlayStation 4 buccaneers will pick up something new in our video guide.
By Tom Parsons Aug 8 2016, 10:34AM
Hands-on Preview: Horizon: Zero Dawn

Hands-on Preview: Horizon: Zero Dawn

Days of future past - with robot dinosaurs!
By Tom Parsons Jun 22 2016, 11:55AM
Preview: What we know about Detroit: Become Human

Preview: What we know about Detroit: Become Human

The best sci-fi movie you'll ever play.
By Tom Parsons Jun 21 2016, 10:34AM
Hands-on Preview: The Last Guardian

Hands-on Preview: The Last Guardian

Six things we absolutely love - and the three things that might ruin it.
By Tom Parsons Jun 16 2016, 3:43PM
Hands-on Preview: Battlefield 1 is brilliant

Hands-on Preview: Battlefield 1 is brilliant

War is never Great, but Battlefield 1 is.
By Tom Parsons Jun 15 2016, 4:34PM
Hands-on Preview: Android Auto

Hands-on Preview: Android Auto

Google's take on in-car infotainment is here - but is it better than Apple CarPlay?
By Tom Parsons Aug 3 2015, 10:45AM
Hands-on Preview: Zero Dawn

Hands-on Preview: Zero Dawn

Days of future past.
By Tom Parsons Jun 30 2015, 4:33PM
Review: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Review: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

All the gore, nudity and cinematic storytelling of The Witcher series, but on a scale that dwarfs Skyrim.
By Tom Parsons Jun 23 2015, 10:49AM
Hands-on Preview: The Division

Hands-on Preview: The Division

Actual play-time with The Division has been a long time coming - two years in fact - but Ubisoft finally delivered the goods at E3 2015.
By Tom Parsons Jun 19 2015, 11:10AM
Hands-on Preview: HTC Vive SteamVR

Hands-on Preview: HTC Vive SteamVR

MWC 2015: Have HTC and Valve killed Oculus Rift? Looks a bit like it to us.
By Tom Parsons Mar 5 2015, 9:42AM
Hands-on: Destiny Beta

Hands-on: Destiny Beta

Bungie's MMO-inspired sci-fi shooter is available in beta form to everyone right now - and it's utterly brilliant.
By Tom Parsons Jul 18 2014, 11:58AM
Hands-on Preview: LittleBigPlanet 3

Hands-on Preview: LittleBigPlanet 3

Sackboy's making his next-gen debut - and he's bringing some game-changing chums.
By Tom Parsons Jul 14 2014, 12:14PM
Hands-on preview: The Order: 1886

Hands-on preview: The Order: 1886

If you're not yet excited about Sony's first-party PS4 exclusive, you should be.
By Tom Parsons Jun 16 2014, 11:45AM
Hands-on preview: Far Cry 4

Hands-on preview: Far Cry 4

Far Cry goes next-gen, and we go hands-on.
By Tom Parsons Jun 13 2014, 11:20AM
Hands-on preview: LG's smart TV webOS

Hands-on preview: LG's smart TV webOS

From the ashes of HP's palm tablets rises webOS, the first truly smart Smart TV platform.
By Tom Parsons May 12 2014, 11:41AM
Hands-on preview: Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

Hands-on preview: Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

We get up close and personal with Samsung's giganto-tab!
By Tom Parsons Jan 13 2014, 10:38AM