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Christian de Looper

Senior Reviews Editor

Since 2021
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Christian de Looper was born in Canberra, Australia, where he lived until the age of 14. After his father got a job in Paris, France, Christian lived there for five years, after which he moved to Minnesota for college. During college, Christian developed a passion for consumer technology by writing for tech blogs. Christian now lives in sunny Santa Cruz, California.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 review

August 22nd, 2022

Over the past year or two, a number of high-profile electric cars have come out to take on the likes of Tesla. We’ve already reviewed a number of them, like the Kia EV6, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and BMW iX. But there’s one we haven’t had a chance to test out just yet — and it’s …

Amazon Fire 7 tablet (2022) review

August 22nd, 2022

Buying a tablet is really nothing like buying a phone. Sure, you can buy a tablet based on your preferred ecosystem, but Android tablets have had a bit of a rough go of it thanks to poor software support and middling hardware. As a result, the iPad is easily the best option for most — …

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Apple MacBook Air (2022) review

August 20th, 2022

The 2020 MacBook Air was a great laptop, but it was kind of a stepping stone. Apple essentially took the previous-generation Intel MacBook Air, slapped a new M1 chip in it, and called it a day. Again, great laptop — but it hardly fulfilled the promise of what Apple Silicon could bring to the series. …

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Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra GPS smartwatch review

August 17th, 2022

As is the case in the phone world, shopping for a watch to use with your iPhone is pretty easy — you should go for the Apple Watch. But if you’re an Android user, you have a few more options. Mobvoi has always offered an excellent option in the TicWatch lineup — and at some …

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Best phones in 2022

August 8th, 2022

Getting the best phone for you can be important. For many, the phone is a primary computer, serving as a way to interact with friends and family, consume entertainment, and even work. The only problem is, there are hundreds of phone models out there, and finding the best phone for your needs can be a …

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HyperX Cloud Mix Buds review

August 7th, 2022

HyperX has been a leader in the gaming headset space for some time now, but over the past few years, the company has started trying to enter the consumer space a little more. Much of that has been through products that can be used for both gaming and other day-to-day use — and the latest …

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Lenovo Smart Clock Essential review

August 2nd, 2022

First-party devices from the likes of Google and Amazon usually get all the attention when it comes to smart speakers and smart displays. But plenty of other companies make great smart displays too — and Lenovo has been making them for years now. The latest iteration of the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential swaps out Google …

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2022 BMW X3 M40i review

July 31st, 2022

BMW has been expanding its SUV stable of late, thanks to the addition of cars like the iX. However, there’s still a place in the hearts of many drivers for the X3, long hailed as an excellent SUV option for those that want a mix of luxury and sportiness. For 2022, BMW has given the …

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone 12 Pro Max

July 30th, 2022

The iPhone 13 Pro Max is the best iPhone Apple has ever released, thanks to its upgraded camera system, huge screen, and excellent performance. It’s definitely a step up over the iPhone 12 Pro Max — that much is obvious. But just how much better is it? If you can find a discounted iPhone 12 …