TCL 43DP628 Smart TV - product features and specifications

Product features and specifications of the 43-inch Smart LED TV TCL 43DP628

TCL 43DP628 TV

Black Friday passed by but now the Christmas holidays shopping season is now open. And of course one of the most desired products these days are televisions. That is why today we will be taking a closer look at a very nice and yet affordable 43-inch 4k Smart TV - TCL 43DP628

Asus ZenFone 8 camera setup - is it any good?

Few days after the Asus ZenFone 8 unboxing we test its cameras - 8k video performance and sample photos

We had the Asus ZenFone 8 for couple of days now and we decided it is time for a full camera test - front selfie and rear dual-camera setup. We will share with you video samples in Full HD, 4k and 8k, as well as some sample photos. 

Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 - versatile tool for the office

Reviewing the popular Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 in 2021, after being on the market for over 10 years

2021 review Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500

Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 is really a classic among computer accessories with more than 10 years after it was first released and it is still for sale today. The great combination of comfort, performance and value for money ratio ensured the great success of the Comfort Mouse 4500 over the years. 

Today we will take a closer look at the Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 and how it stands among some of its 2021 competitors. 

DJI Mavic Air 2 and Panasonic Lumix S5 - the perfect weekend companions

DJI Mavic Air 2 and Panasonic Lumix S5 - photographers and videographers will really appreciate this combo on weekend trips to beautiful destinations

DJI Mavic Air 2 and Panasonic Lumix S5 combo tested

Today we want to share our impressions with tow of our perfect photo and video companions when traveling to beautiful weekend destinations - the DJI Mavic Air 2 drone and the full-frame mirrorless camera Panasonic Lumix S5

These two seem to be an awesome combo for landscape photography and for capturing beautiful moments in the nature. 

Asus ZenFone 8 - worth the premium price?

Unboxing video and first impressions of the Asus ZenFone 8 smartphone. Is it really worth the asking premium price or is it yet another ordinary phone?

Asus ZenFone 8 smartphone
Asus ZenFone 8 smartphone after the unboxing

We got our hands on the Asus ZenFone 8 smartphone for the very first time today and as usual we did a quick unboxing and first impressions video to share our thoughts on this new flagship device from Asus. We were really surprised to see the high MSRP of this phone while lacking some (at least for us) modern smartphone features.

Today we will also share detailed images of the phone itself, the package contents and everything that is interesting about this product.  

Philips Multigroom MG5720 - good enough for 2022?

Is the Philips Multigroom MG5720 good enough trimmer to buy in 2022 - our consumer opinion

Philips Multigroom MG5720 trimmer

I have been using the Philips Multigroom MG5720 hair clipper and trimmer for two years now and it has done a good job for my personal needs. The fact that it was used at least once per week throughout this period and it still works fine means that it is a quality made product as well.

Since we bought the Philips Multigroom MG5720 many new trimmers from this brand came on the market but the Multigroom MG5720 is still for sale on a good price. 

JVC LT-32C485 TV with DVD player

JVC LT-32C485 TV with built-in DVD player - product price and specifications


Today we are taking a closer look at one old school product that would be quite rare to see in tech stores these days - a combo TV with built-in DVD player, the JVC LT-32C485.

That is basically a 32-inch LED TV with HD resolution, combined with built-in DVD player for those of you who are still using CDs and DVDs. 

One year with the TP-Link Tapo P100 Wi-Fi smart plug

Consumer review of the TP-Link Tapo P100 smart plug after one year of use

TP-Link Tapo P100 Wi-Fi smart plug

Almost a year passed since we bought and tested for the first time the TP-Link Tapo P100 Wi-Fi smart plug so it is time for our long-term review and first-hand consumer impressions. 

To start with, we have to admit that will be a positive review since we didn't have any issues with this product and it worked as intended and served its purpose properly. 
TP-Link Tapo P100 consumer feedback

We used the Tapo P100 mostly in the winter season to turn on and off a heating device remotely. This saved us time and of course had positive impact on the electricity bill.

Juventus clock - product overview

Juventus clock - consumer product test and short review

Juventus football team clock

As you have probably noticed, we like to review all kinds of interesting products on our site. Since we have big Juventus fans around here today we will be taking a closer look at one very interesting looking Juventus clock

This product is dedicated to the famous Italian football club from Turin.

JVC LT-32CA790 Full HD Android TV

Product overview of the 32-inch Full HD Android LED TV JVC LT-32CA790


JVC LT-32CA790 is an interesting TV that falls in category that is not among the most desired these days, with mid-size screen and without 4k resolution (just Full HD). 
In contrast the LT-32CA790 has one very strong features - it is a Smart TV with Android interface. 

TTEC SoundBeat Plus wireless headset

TTEC SoundBeat Plus wireless headset - product price, features and specifications

TTEC SoundBeat Plus wireless headset

TTEC SoundBeat Plus is definitely not a worldwide popular product but could be found on some Eastern European locations at a good price. 

TTEC SoundBeat Plus

The TTEC SoundBeat Plus wireless headphones have an intelligent remote control and microphone, easy to carry magnetic design.

TTEC SoundBeat Plus - video

It has automatic switching between calls and music and up to 12 hours of battery life. With an excellent musical experience with crystal clear sound and powerful bass.

Logitech M171 wireless mouse - product review

Product specifications and consumer review of the cheap wireless mouse Logitech M171

Logitech M171 wireless mouse review

Is the Logitech M171 the best small wireless mouse? Definitely no, we wouldn't put among the best in class for couple of reasons that we will explain shortly. 

But first of all who is the Logitech M171 for? Basically, we would recommend this mouse to those of you who need budget and reliable mouse on the go for their laptop. 

Grundig 43 CUE 200 TV

Grundig 43 CUE 200 TV price, features and product specifications

Grundig 43 CUE 200 TV

Grundig 43 CUE 200 is the TV in focus today. This mod-range 4k TV with Smart TV features is offered on the European market at a very competitive price of around 400 Euro. 

Here are the main features and specs of the TV:

Strong SRT24HC3023 - cheap small LED TV

Strong SRT24HC3023 - product price, features and specifications

Strong SRT24HC3023 TV

Many of you wouldn't even pay attention to a TV with such mediocre specs but it is all up to your needs and some consumers need small, affordable TVs just like the Strong SRT24HC3023

This is a pretty basic 24-inch TV set with HD resolution and pretty simple design. In today's review we will take a look at its specs and price.

Toshiba 43UA2B63DB 4k Smart TV reviewed

Consumer product overview of the 43-inch 4k Smart LED TV Toshiba 43UA2B63DB

Toshiba 43UA2B63DB TV
Black Friday 2021 is close and many of you will be targeting new LED TV among the numerous offers that we will see these days. It may become quite hard to take the decision for which one to buy, based on the most important features that you need. 

That is why here at Test and Review will spend some more time on TVs, discussing different sizes, price categories and of course product specs.

So, today our focus is set on the Toshiba 43UA2B63DB which is a 43-inch 4k Smart LED TV offered on adequate price on the UK market. 

Toshiba 50UL2B63DB 4k Smart TV

Toshiba 50UL2B63DB - product review of the 50-inch 4k Smart TV

Toshiba 50UL2B63DB TV

Toshiba 50UL2B63DB is one of the affordable 4k LED TVs in UK that got popular in the last couple of months. 
Probably that is due to the fact that it offers good set of features and also many consumers believe that the 50-inch size is a great balance of big screen TV and display for home cinema. 

ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO - good enough for 2022?

Is the ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO graphics card good enough performer for next year - our opinion

ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT EVO is the graphics card that we have been using for almost a year now and we have no major complaints from this product. Considering its affordable price the RX 5500 XT EVO performs on a good level for our daily tasks like photo and video editing.  

Samsung EP-TA200 fast charging travel adapter

Samsung EP-TA200 fast charging travel adapter - product specs and overview

Samsung EP-TA200 fast charging travel adapter

Samsung EP-TA200 is the fast charging adapter that I am using for my Samsung Galaxy Note 9 for the past 2 years. That is basically a 15W USB Type-C travel adapter that used for fast charging for various Samsung products.

HP EliteBook 745 G5 - consumer opinion after 3 years

Consumer opinion about the HP EliteBook 745 G5 laptop after 3 years

HP EliteBook 745 G5 laptop opinion
By modern standards I wouldn't call the HP EliteBook 745 G5 an ultrabook but it is definitely a laptop. And yes, I do have some negative impressions about this laptop after using it for almost 3 years but it is not all bad.

100 000 km with Opel Vectra C - consumer feedback

We have done some 100 000 km with the Opel Vectra C and here is how it went

100 000 km with Opel Vectra C

Opel Vectra C, what a car that is, German engineers did again! Yes, for some of you such statement may sound like a bit too much but have probably never owned one of these. 
So, in today's story we will share our impressions after having the 1.8 petrol hatchback Opel Vectra C for 100 000 km. 

Philips FC8779/09 vacuum cleaner - product review

Consumer product review of the silent Philips FC8779/09 vacuum cleaner with bag 

Philips FC8779/09 vacuum cleaner

Silent performer, that is how Philips describes the FC8779/09, a powerful vacuum cleaner with energy-efficient motor and lots of useful features. Here are some of them:

Panasonic DMW-BLK22 Lithium-Ion battery

Product specifications and consumer feedback for Panasonic DMW-BLK22 Lithium-Ion battery used on our Lumix S5

Panasonic DMW-BLK22 Lithium-Ion battery

In series of reviews we shared our feedback about the amazing Lumix S5 but we have never paid much attention on the battery used for this full frame mirrorless camera. Panasonic DMW-BLK22 is the Lithium-Ion battery used in the S5 and today we will share our consumer thoughts about this product.

Problems and issues with Candy washing machines

Consumer feedback after using a Candy washing machine for more than 5 years

Candy washing machine problems and issues
The fact that we are reviewing a washing machine that made it for over 5 years and is still running fine is a positive way to start this consumer feedback.

Today we will be discussing problems and issues that we had with our Candy washing machine and share general consumer feedback about the product. 

Airelec electric convectors - consumer feedback

Our real-world consumer feedback for the Airelec electric convectors that we have used - Tactic and Tactic Pro

Airelec electric convectors - consumer feedback
Airelec electric convectors

We have been using Airelec electric convectors for many years now and they did a pretty good job for those cold winter days and nights. 

Airelec Tactic Pro covector       Airelec Tactic electric convector

We bought the very first Airelec convector so long ago that I don't even remember when (over 5 years) and it still works just fine. And after so many years of service we decided that it is time for proper consumer review of the Airelec Tactic and Airelec Tactic Pro that we have. 

Airelec Tactic and Airelec Tactic Pro - our feedback

Airelec Tactic ET15

We have the Tactic electric converter for (believe it or not) over 10 years now. it is a 1500W unit and it heats rooms at home that are big up to 15 sq.m. I believe bigger rooms with higher ceilings may have problem and would require at least a 2000W model. 

Airelec Tactic convector controls

To be honest, we never had any issues with the Airelec Tactic ET15 except for setting the correct level for the temperature that we like to achieve. Unlike the newer Tactic Pro the old one doesn't have digital temperature control which is a very nice and convenient feature.

Airelec Tactic temperature setting
Most of the time is hit or miss with these controls but still functional enough and as it seems quite durable.

The Tactic Pro on the other hand is more powerful with 2500W on board and easy to set temperature controls. 

Airelec Tactic Pro
This electric convector is newer model and it has been working for 2-3 years now. It is a good fit for bigger rooms or for places with bad isolation where maximum peak power is important. The Tactic Pro that we bought came with a set of wheels which makes it quite easy to position and move between rooms. 

Our Airelec electric convectors - video

Both these convectors are completely silent which makes them a better fit for heating during the night compared to conventional air-conditioners which could be very annoying sometimes. 

One downside of these electric convectors is that dry the air quite a lot if they work full time. So we would recommend to open windows couple times per day and let some fresh air in.

Overall we are very pleased with the Airelec convertors that we have. It looks like they know how to do them right in France, the manufacturing country of these. 

We also have a third 2000W unit that we will review separately. We would also love to hear your opinion about these products from Airelec or competitors like Adax who also make very good electric convectors.

Essentials C20CHW18 - cheap portable convector

HEAD BOOM - new tennis racket released

The all new tennis racket series HEAD BOOM is now released

HEAD BOOM tennis racket

Earlier this month HEAD announced in the "Living in the Moment" press release their all new tennis racket model line and actually shared the story behind it.

It was also tested by some of HEAD's ambassadors (e.g. Lorenzo Musetti) from the tour and we already have a video with the new HEAD BOOM tennis racket:

Aquaphor Prestige 2.8L water filter jug tested

Testing the Prestige model of the 2.8L Aquaphor water filter jug

Aquaphor Prestige 2.8L water jug

Today at Test and Review we are going back to the kitchen since it was ignored from our recent reviews. The product in focus is a 2.8L Aquaphor Prestige water filter jug that we have been testing for the last couple of days. 

Sony KD43X85JU 4k Smart TV reviewed

Consumer test and product review of the 43-inch 4k Smart LED TV Sony KD43X85JU

Sony KD43X85JU 4k Smart TV reviewed

Black Friday 2021 is close and many of you would probably research for a new quality TV on a good price. Today we are taking a closer look at the Sony KD43X85JU which is one of our top recommendations due to the fact that it is a brand new model from a premium manufacturer. 

It is not a secret that we totally love Sony televisions and we have reviewed plenty so far. In the last 10 years we also owned few like the KDL 40WD650, the KDL-32EX650 and our latest purchase the 43XG7005. All of them offer great picture quality and actually all three of them are still working fine, without any issues whatsoever, so Sony TVs are definitely a good investment. 

Tissot Tradition GMT - swiss watch tested

Consumer test and review of the premium swiss watch Tissot Tradition GMT T063.639.16.057.00

Tissot Tradition GMT T063.639.16.057.00

It has been some time since we haven't reviewed any quality watches so we decided it is time for something special. Today we are taking a closer look at the Swiss made watch Tissot Tradition GMT T063.639.16.057.00.

This stylish and elegant chronograph watch is part of the T-Classic series which has classic looks and vintage design elements.

Tissot Tradition GMT Swiss watch

One year with the Seasonic Focus GX-550 PSU

Consumer feedback for the gold certified power supply Seasonic Focus GX-550

Seasonic Focus GX-550 PSU feedback

It has been almost a year since I have built my last desktop configuration for which I used the gold certified modular power supply Seasonic Focus GX-550. So, today I want to give my honest opinion and consumer feedback for this product in few words.

DJI Mavic 3 is now released!

The all new high-end drone DJI Mavic 3 is now released and it is just amazing!

DJI Mavic 3 drone released

Today DJI released their latest product - the Mavic 3 drone. With the  Imaging Above Everything teaser earlier this week they just gave us a hint but now the amazing new drone is already in showrooms for sale. 

The features of the new drone are just incredible and so is the price. We have a high-end Hasselblad camera (two cameras overall), up to 46 minutes of flight time, 5.1k video and many other new features. Here are some of the most important specs:

3 reasons why I wouldn't buy Rowenta Pure Air purifier again

My personal experience and consumer feedback about Rowenta Pure Air purifiers

Rowenta Pure Air purifier feedback

These days I am selling the Rowenta Pure Air purifier that I bought a year ago and decided to share why am I disappointed with the product and why I wouldn't buy air purifier from this brand any time soon. 

First of all, I have to mention that I did a lot of research before buying the Rowenta PU3040F0 PURE AIR which looked like a decent purchase, sort of a mid-range purifier that I got for a good price. 
Unfortunately, it wasn't long before I started disliking this product and to be honest I rarely turned it on since I bought it - probably around 10 hours of work. 

One year with the Arctic Freezer 34 eSports DUO CPU cooler

Consumer feedback and review after one year using the Arctic Freezer 34 eSports DUO CPU cooler

Arctic Freezer 34 eSports DUO CPU cooler test

It has been almost a year since I bought the Arctic Freezer 34 eSports DUO CPU cooler for a configuration that I built last year. So it is time to give my honest opinion about the performance of this cooler mounted on  AMD Ryzen 3rd generation processor.

Are Philips trimmers and shavers any good - my personal feedback

Having used Philips shavers, hair clippers and trimmers for over 10 years, it is time to share my personal consumer feedback

Philips shavers consumer feedback

I have been using Philips shavers and trimmers for more than 10 years now and I had a lot of experience with many of their models. Having such long-term overview of a specific brand and product line is very important when providing real-world consumer feedback.

Today I will share different aspects of what is it like to use Philips trimmers and shavers on daily basis, the models that I have used in the past, the trimmer that I am using today and of course some recommendations for those of you who are in the search of their next trimmer by the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022. 

And since Black Friday is coming soon, I will make some suggestions for good value for money shavers and trimmers that you can buy today.

DJI Mavic Air 2 - good enough for 2022?

DJI Mavic Air 2 is still a very mighty drone by the end of 2021

DJI Mavic Air 2 2022

It is highly likely that we see the new Mavic 3 at the end of this week after we got a Imaging Above Everything release message from DJI yesterday. If that is the case, it will probably be a game-changer in the high-end camera-drone segment. 

And of course we have the Mini 2 which was released in the beginning of 2021 which instantly became one of the best-selling drones around the world. 

Still, many content creators rely on the Mavic Air 2 which has an almost iconic status among drone owners.

DJI - Imaging Above Everything

Imaging Above Everything - what is the new product that DJI is releasing by the end of this week

"Imaging Above Everything" is the latest headline in DJI's release calendar for this week. It is still not clear what the new product will be but some rumors say that will be the new Mavic 3 drone

These days it has been quite busy for DJI as they announce and released couple new products like the DJI Action 2 and the DJI Ronin 4D.

DJI Mavic 3 is now released!

One year with the Sony 43XG7005 4k Smart TV

Consumer feedback for the Sony 43XG7005 (KD-43XG7005)  4k Smart TV after one year of use

Sony 43XG7005 consumer feedback

Almost a year passed by since we bought the awesome Sony 43XG7005 LED TV so I decided it is high time for a consumer feedback and short review of this product.

DJI Action 2 - action cameras just got better

The all new DJI Action 2 sets new standards in the action camera segment

DJI Action 2 camera

While we were waiting to see a Osmo Action 2, DJI released their all new product - the DJI Action 2 action camera. This cam really sets new standards in the segment with performance, versatility and new features. 

Being a long-time DJI fans and owning DJI Mavic Air 2 and DJI Osmo Action we just can't miss the opportunity to spend some time reviewing this awesome product. 

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