Category: Review

Cutting the Cord

Cheap and versatile media streamers are slowly but surely replacing satellite TV receivers and DVD players as stand-alone living room entertainment hubs. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Apple TV Apple’s hockey puck-style streaming box gives…

Into the Deep: Freediving in Aqaba

Some consider freediving to be too risky. But if taught properly, this seemingly extreme sport can be truly exhilarating. By Jane Hosking To most people, the idea of diving deep underwater for lengthy periods of time without scuba gear sounds…

Venture Explains: The Electric Car

What is it? After a few stalled starts, some believe we’re now finally on the brink of an electric car revolution. Sales of all-electric vehicles (including their plug-in hybrid cousins) are surging worldwide thanks to a combination of stricter global…

Mercedes-Benz S400 L: Benz at its Best

In whatever model, the Mercedes S Class remains the benchmark for the luxury sedan segment. By Ghaith Madadha Luxurious, comfortable, and conservative, the S-Class is the luxury car that proudly yet discretely says one has ‘made it,’ but without ostentatiously…

LG G4: The Flagship to Beat

With the release of the range-topping G4, LG’s competitors will need to up their game. By Sadad Talhouni Since it released the game-changing G2 back in 2013, LG has managed to consistently deliver exceptional upgrades to its flagship handset line….

Travel Apps

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, these five apps will take the hassle and stress out of planning your trip so you can enjoy your time on the road. By Jane Hosking Travefy There are few better ways to…

Audi RS6 Avant: Supercar Station Wagon

The Audi RS6 is a family work horse bred for speed. By Ghaith Madadha The go-to brand for high performance premium station wagons—or Avant in Audi-speak— Audi was an early proponent and trendsetter with the 1983-91 200 Quattro Avant and 1994-95…

Venture Explains: Mobile Number Portability

What is it? Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is the ability to keep your mobile phone number when switching from one telecom operator to another. Why does it matter? MNP is particularly important for business users, many of whom find value…

Coffee Kicks

There are now more ways than ever to get your daily dose of caffeine. Here are four excellent coffee machines that will have you whipping up barista grade espressos in no time. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Nespresso Pixie Nespresso machines…

McLaren 650S Coupe: A Super Supercar

Many believe the breathtaking McLaren 650S is the supercar the 12C always should have been. It’s hard to disagree. By Ghaith Madadha With futuristic sci-fi looks and more viscerally engaging driving dynamics, the 650S was meant to bridge the gap…