First Impressions

Olympus OM-D E-M1X hands-on: A Pro-ready portable powerhouse

Olympus OM-D E-M1X hands-on: A Pro-ready portable powerhouse

There are just some things that seem to be mutually exclusive. Night and day, power and portability, complexity and reliability. So when someone comes up with a way to bring opposites together, it’s almost always regarded as nothing short of genius. It may not be aiming for something quite as lofty as that, but Olympus may have just checked off just the right boxes to make it so. With the new OM-D E-M1X, Olympus is offering a highly portable yet powerful camera that professionals can rely on all the time, no matter the conditions.

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Lexus LC Convertible first look: two questions and an answer

Lexus LC Convertible first look: two questions and an answer

Even today, two years after launching and seven after the original LF-LC Concept, the Lexus LC still turns heads - now, the automaker really needs to chop the top off. The Lexus LC Convertible Concept shown off at the Detroit Auto Show 2019 this past week answers one big question we've long had about the LC Coupe, and in the process sets the stage for a couple more head-scratchers.

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2020 Kia Telluride first look: Family SUV meets premium flexibility

2020 Kia Telluride first look: Family SUV meets premium flexibility

Kia has been quietly building a reputation for some of the best ways to carry a family around, but the 2020 Kia Telluride is more keen to shout about it. The three-row SUV was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this week, promising both design and functionality specifically tailored to the US market.

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This striking Nissan IMs concept aims to save the sports sedan

This striking Nissan IMs concept aims to save the sports sedan

With SUVs and crossovers increasingly popular, is there still a place for the sports sedan - or room for it to reinvent itself? That's the question Nissan is asking at the Detroit Auto Show 2019 with the Nissan IMs concept, an "elevated sports sedan" that weaves electrification, luxury, and performance into one striking car.

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2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 first look: King Cobra

2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 first look: King Cobra

Big engine, big grille, ridiculously big horsepower... there's a straightforward equation for the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500, and it basically amounts to "take what we've done before, and then make it even more extreme. Officially shown off for the first time at the Detroit Auto Show 2019, the most potent of the snake-badged Mustangs is never going to be described as subtle.

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2020 Toyota Supra official: First-look at an icon reborn

2020 Toyota Supra official: First-look at an icon reborn

After all the teasing, the leaks, the speculation, and the controversy, the 2020 Toyota Supra is here. Making its world debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2019, the all-new Supra marks the return of an iconic nameplate and an aggressive collaboration between Toyota and BMW. It also promises to be the first Toyota in some time that you'll really, really want to drive.

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Familiar SUV style hides the 2020 Cadillac XT6’s big secret

Familiar SUV style hides the 2020 Cadillac XT6’s big secret

Cadillac knows how to make a big, appealing SUV, and it's hoping the perennial allure of the Escalade rubs off on the 2020 XT6 too. Revealed at the Detroit Auto Show 2019 this week, the new three-row SUV has a clear focus. Give families who want more seats without sacrificing premium features an option that's just plain easier to park.

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LG OLED Falls is the mesmerizing CES 2019 display the tech was born for

LG OLED Falls is the mesmerizing CES 2019 display the tech was born for

LG may have a rollable OLED TV to release this year, but it risked overshadowing its own flagship with its incredible LG OLED Falls installation at CES 2019 this week. The latest in a line of Consumer Electronics Show demoes of the company's display prowess, it comes after the LG OLED Tunnel in 2017 and the LG OLED Canyon in 2018.

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Don’t let the Mercedes Vision URBANETIC’s wacky looks fool you

Don’t let the Mercedes Vision URBANETIC’s wacky looks fool you

The Mercedes-Benz Vision URBANETIC concept looks like a TRON party bus or a prop from a Netflix sci-fi series, but in reality the show-friendly styling hides a surprisingly sensible idea. Making its US debut at CES 2019 this week, the Vision URBANETIC asks the question of whether an autonomous vehicle needs to always be the same thing, all of the time.

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With Audi Holoride, I was the Disney VR hero in the backseat of an e-tron

With Audi Holoride, I was the Disney VR hero in the backseat of an e-tron

From the outside, it looks as though I'm in the back seat of a new Audi e-tron, being driven around Speed Vegas for roughly two laps. Look closer, though, and I'm not making awkward small-talk with my driver: instead, I donned a set of Oculus Rift virtual reality glasses, was handed a controller, and set to work being among the first to experience Holoride's vision of next-gen in-car entertainment.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 first impressions and unboxing

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 first impressions and unboxing

Today we're having our first peek at the Global / International Edition of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. This smartphone has a full-screen frontside - with no hole punches or notches for cameras - as well as slide-reveal frontside camera array. This device might well be one of the most awesome smartphones of the year, but we'll give it a full go here, review style, and we'll let you know all the details in the process.

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Pokemon Let’s Go is a great appetizer for what comes next

Pokemon Let’s Go is a great appetizer for what comes next

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that Pokemon Let’s Go isn’t quite what I was expecting - or even hoping for - out of the series’ home console debut. We Pokemon fans have been waiting more than 20 years for the mainline Pokemon series to come to consoles, but Pokemon Let’s Go only gets part way there. It gets closer than other any of the console spin-offs have, but it isn’t quite the Pokemon that many of us have been looking forward to since the day the Switch was first announced.

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