Robot Reviews

July 29, 2021

Intel NUC 11 Extreme review: A tiny gaming desktop you may actually want

Who is a powerful miniature desktop for? That was the question running through my mind when I reviewed Intel’s NUC 9 Extreme last year. It was the company’s most powerful compact PC kit (NUC stands for “next unit of computing”) at the time. But it was so wildly expensive — especially since you need to add your own RAM, storage, GPU and OS — it didn’t make sense for anyone but mini-PC obsessives. The new NUC 11 Extreme, AKA “Beast […]
July 29, 2021

Outer Banks season 2 review: This North Carolinian can't get enough – CNET

It’s corny, ridiculous and at times downright exhausting. But I couldn’t stop watching. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 29, 2021

The Suicide Squad review: A gory, glorious and deranged delight – CNET

James Gunn’s 2021 take on the DC comics supervillain squad is cinematic trash poetry. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 28, 2021

Peaking Southern Delta Aquariid meteor shower is a perfect Perseid preview – CNET

This season’s spectacle of shooting stars is just getting started. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 28, 2021

The Suicide Squad review: A gory, glorious and deranged DC delight – CNET

James Gunn’s 2021 take on the DC comics supervillain squad is cinematic trash poetry. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 27, 2021

Jungle Cruise review: Hop on The Rock's riverboat for classic Disney fun – CNET

Emily Blunt and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson make this movie worth the ride. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 27, 2021

Watch a comedic preview of Friday's episode of Schmigadoon – CNET

Memorable songs and a star cast carry Apple TV Plus’ parody of musicals. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 26, 2021

Novation Circuit Rhythm review: A modern sampler inspired by a classic

The original Circuit groovebox developed something of a cult following thanks in large part to Novation’s relentless updates. So it was no surprise that the company decided to give it a proper sequel earlier this year. What was a surprise, though, was that along with the Circuit Tracks, Novation also announced the Circuit Rhythm, an entirely sample-based instrument. The Rhythm combines the simplified, screen-free workflow that made the Circuit so popular with a full-featured sampler and performance effects that clearly […]
July 25, 2021

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga review: A first-class 2-in-1 for business travelers – CNET

If size and weight in a work laptop matter most to you, the X1 Titanium Yoga is great, if not entirely perfect. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
July 24, 2021

Old review: M Night Shyamalan opts for schlock over substance – CNET

Blue Lagoon meets Cocoon in beach-based body horror that doesn’t know what to do with its chilling premise. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/