2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid review: Astonishingly efficient

Like a bountiful harvest pouring forth from a horn of a great deal, you can find no scarcity of 3-row SUVs readily available currently. The Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride are preferred solutions, to name a few, but you can find also the Mazda CX-nine, Subaru Ascent and even Volkswagen’s up to date 2021 Atlas. Of system, Chevrolet will also fortunately promote you a Traverse. But if compact automobile-rivaling gasoline mileage is a precedence then Toyota’s manufactured items easy. The Japanese automaker’s Highlander Hybrid is really the only choice. 


  • Lexus-like
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Review: The new August Smart Lock with built-in Wi-Fi is our favorite yet

August intelligent locks are well known, and for excellent cause. The retrofit style and design would make them effortless to install devoid of changing your present deadbolt. It is intelligent adequate to get the job done with intelligent home setups for Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa. We gave several generations of August locks our Editors’ Option Award for their effortless installation, wonderful app and intelligent home integration. Now, you can find a new a single on the scene. Hi there, August Wi-Fi Smart Lock. 


  • Lesser style and design.
  • Wi-Fi crafted in.
  • Smoother mechanics.
  • Works with
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Galaxy A51 review: Samsung beats the iPhone SE in these important ways


The Galaxy A51’s 6.5-inch screen won’t wash out in direct sunlight.

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How good can a $400 phone really be? When the device in question is the Samsung Galaxy A51, the answer is simple: very good. As the first real representative of the Galaxy A family in the US, the A51 is a convincing effort that proves Samsung can make a good midprice phone that’s worth buying. In fact, Samsung’s budget phone (£329 in the UK and AU$599 in Australia) even bests the iPhone SE (which starts at $399, £419 and AU$749), in some specific, and significant, ways.

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Anker Soundcore Motion Plus review: This bulked-up $100 Bluetooth speaker sounds excellent

Anker’s Soundcore Movement Furthermore came out in 2019 and managed to slip beneath my radar, which is a disgrace for the reason that it is arguably one of the ideal-sounding speakers underneath $a hundred (£90, $AU175), if not the ideal. A tiny greater than numerous mini Bluetooth speakers, it is however compact and manages to sound very a bit fuller than substantially of the opposition underneath $a hundred, with greater bass, extra volume and greater clarity. It is really also entirely water resistant (IPX7 rated) and has assist for the aptX streaming codec for gadgets like Samsung’s Galaxy

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2020 Lexus RX 350L review: The bestseller gets a little better

The Lexus RX 350 lineup receives some welcome updates for 2020.

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The Lexus RX has been a gross sales juggernaut since it ignited the luxurious SUV section much more than two many years ago. These days, it features reliable design, convenience and efficiency across a wide lineup. You can get a gas or hybrid drivetrain, much more engaging F Activity trims and as of a few decades ago, a 3rd row.


  • Silky drivetrain.
  • Peaceful, peaceful ride.
  • Updated infotainment.

Never Like

  • Cramped 3rd-row seating.
  • Distant Touch Pad is infuriating.
  • Unfastened steering.

But just simply because the RX sits

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