Reviews

Acer Chromebook Plus 514 (CB514-3HT) review: a laptop for a healthy person

Reviews Devices 07-16-2024 at 10:00 comment
For many computer users, the Acer Chromebook Plus 514 will be a real salvation after laptops with the annoying Windows operating system, which, despite its significant advantages, has serious drawbacks compared to Chrome OS. Unlike most models with this OS, the hero of the review has much more powerful hardware. It’s like a Chromebook at…

Jeep Compass test drive: 5 reasons to get acquainted with the new configurations

Reviews Auto 07-15-2024 at 10:00 comment
If you’ve never met a Jeep representative before, you should start with the brand’s mid-size representative. Like a compass, it reflects the direction of development of all models, but still retains the features inherent in old-school «Jeeps». But everything is about to change, and the new configurations that have finally appeared on…

Movie review «Fly Me to the Moon»

Reviews Movie 07-13-2024 at 10:30 comment
On July 10, the satirical comedy «Fly me to the moon» starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum. The plot of the film refers to the Moon Conspiracy, which is the falsification of the US moon landing. In the review below, we explain how the «Apollo» program was turned into pure marketing and how harmonious the […]

«Lighthouse» Vitaliy Dulenko: atmospheric mysticism with Ukrainian vibes

Reviews Books 07-12-2024 at 14:00 comment
A novel by a young Ukrainian writer Vitaliy Dulenko, «Lighthouse», has been published by «KSD». Although the author is relatively well known for his works on the Internet, this is his first full-fledged publication, and with such a large publishing house. It’s great that we have new names, and it’s even better that young Ukrainian…

Sony Inzone Buds review: TWS headphones for gamers with low signal latency and good battery life

Reviews Devices 07-12-2024 at 10:00 comment
We’ve already written about austere full-size headphones Sony WH-CH720Nand now it’s the turn of TWS to launch Sony Inzone Buds. These fully wireless headphones are designed for gamers, so they work not only with smartphones but also with PCs and PlayStation 5. And the main thing here is ultra-low signal latency, powerful sound, and more…

HMD Pulse Pro smartphone review: budget selfie in Finnish

Reviews Devices 07-11-2024 at 10:00 comment
The latest European smartphone manufacturer has released a new line of affordable cameras: Pulse, Pulse+, and Pulse Pro. Today, we will take a look at the older model – HMD Pulse Pro. This smartphone promises good photos, but in addition to the camera, we also tested the processor performance, measured the battery life, and are […]

Govee Smart Gaming Light Bars RGB review: atmospheric lighting for gamers

Devices Devices 07-10-2024 at 10:00 comment
We have already written about the wireless table lamp Govee H6057 RGBIC Night Light. And now let’s talk about Govee Smart Gaming Light Bars RGB (H6047) — a set of lights to create an atmosphere on your desktop, near the TV, etc. This device consumes very little power, which is important nowadays, but it shines […]

Apple iPad Air 11 2024 review: Android on its knees again

Reviews Devices 07-09-2024 at 10:00 comment
The Apple iPad Air 11 2024 is like a superhero among ordinary people. The novelty, although inferior to the flagship Apple iPad Pro 11 2024 (recently reviewed), but still offers unattainable performance for any Android competitors, as well as the best software. We tested the new product in popular benchmarks and real AAA console games. […]

Mazda CX-5 2024 test drive: small but pleasant changes

Auto Auto 07-08-2024 at 10:00 comment
Every two or three years, automakers release updates for each model, and these are usually noticeable innovations. In our case, the second restyling of the same generation CX-5 requires a fairly thorough delving to identify at least some changes. Updates to the Mazda CX-5 It’s time to take a closer look at Mazda’s midsize and […]

Cartoon review «Despicable Me 4»

Reviews Movie 07-07-2024 at 14:00 comment
Starting July 3, Ukrainian cinemas will be able to watch the animated adventure comedy «Despicable Me 4». It is the fourth installment of the main series of films about the now former supervillain Felonius Grue, and, along with two spinoffs about his henchmen, the sixth in the «Despicable Me» franchise. In the review below, we’ll…

Movie review «Space Cadet»

Reviews Movie 07-07-2024 at 10:00 comment
On July 4, the US Independence Day, the comedy film «Space Cadet» starring Emma Roberts was released on the Prime Video streaming platform. In the review below, we will tell you what this comedy has to offer the viewer and why it is better to avoid it. Even if you are a fan of comedies, […]

Movie review «The 100 Candles Game: The Last Possession»

Reviews Movie 07-06-2024 at 14:00 comment
On July 4, the horror anthology «The 100 Candles Game: The Last Possession», whose official poster features an ambitious inscription «the scariest movie of the year». In the review below, we explain why, in this particular case, such statements can only bring a smile to your face. «The 100 Candles Game: The Last Possession» Genre […]

Movie review «Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F»

Reviews Movie 07-06-2024 at 10:00 comment
On July 3, Netflix released a comedy action movie «Beverly Hills cop: Axel F», in which Eddie Murphy reprises his role as Detroit police detective Axel Foley for the fourth time. The release takes place 40 years after the premiere of the first part and 30 — after the release of the third part. In […]

«Sketches of Steel» Arkady Saulsky: a trilogy of bloody combat fantasy with an oriental flavor

Reviews Books 07-05-2024 at 14:00 comment
I don’t think we’ve ever had an Asian fantasy, and not just any fantasy, but a combat fantasy. The «Sketches of Steel» trilogy, which includes the novels «Red Lotus», «Lady Silence», and «Battle of the Immortals», is exactly that, but the main thing is different. It was written by a young Polish writer Arkadiusz Saulski,…

realme 12 and realme 12 Plus review: bright mid-rangers with nuances

Devices Devices 07-05-2024 at 10:00 comment
A few months ago, we reviewed the phones realme 12 Pro and realme 12 Pro Plus. Now the company has released the realme 12 and realme 12 Plus. The new products have a similar bright design with large cameras, but now have flat edges without waterfall screens. Despite the different category, the devices stand out […]

Checking the capabilities of Samsung DeX in 2024, or why PCs are no longer needed

Reviews Technologies 07-03-2024 at 14:00 comment
Seven years ago, Samsung DeX technology was released, but many people still haven’t heard of it. That’s why we decided to look into its relevance, as it promises to replace a full-fledged computer with just a smartphone or tablet, a docking station, and a monitor. What is Samsung DeX? Samsung has developed a special mode […]

Lexus LBX test drive: economy in the service of premium

Auto Auto 07-01-2024 at 10:00 comment
In the case of a subcompact from a premium Japanese brand, acquaintance at first sight will not be successful; only long and close communication reveals all its advantages. And there are a lot of them. This is Lexus’ first attempt to enter the small city crossover niche. They have never had such a small car […]

Movie review «A Quiet Place: Day One»

Reviews Movie 06-30-2024 at 14:00 comment
Apocalyptic horror film starts screening in cinemas on June 27 «A Quiet Place: Day One», which is the third film in the «A Quiet Place» franchise created by John Krasinski. It is a spin off prequel to the previous films of 2018 and 2021, telling the story of completely different characters who will have to […]

Movie review «A Family Affair»

Reviews Movie 06-30-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 27, Netflix premiered the romantic comedy «A Family Affair», in which Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman portray a couple in love. Joey King’s character will be watching this relationship together with the viewer, and in the review below we will figure out whether it is worth wasting time on another literally star-studded movie […]

Movie review «Paradox Effect»

Reviews Movie 06-29-2024 at 14:00 comment
On June 27, the cinema started showing the action thriller «Paradox Effect» starring Olga Kurylenko and Harvey Keitel. This is the feature film debut of director Scott Weintrob, who previously worked in short and documentary formats. In the review below, we state that Olga Kurylenko’s film career has taken a wrong turn and discuss what…

Review of the series «Dark Matter»

Reviews Series 06-29-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 26, the sci-fi thriller ended on Apple TV+ service «Dark Matter» starring Joel Edgerton and Jennifer Connelly. Its plot is based on the novel of the same name by the American writer Blake Crouch, who also acted as the main screenwriter and showrunner of the project. In the review below, we tell you […]

«Synthesis» Eliel Drake: post-apocalyptic cyberpunk from the Ukrainian author

Reviews Books 06-28-2024 at 14:00 comment
Ukrainian fiction is alive and well and continues to grow. More and more new publishing houses and books are appearing, and one called «HERE» even specializes in young Ukrainian science fiction authors. For example, today we’re going to talk about the post-apocalyptic cyberpunk «Synthesis» by Eliel Drake (pseudonym). This is far from the…

KIVI 55U760QW TV review: large, loud and affordable 4K TV

Reviews Devices 06-28-2024 at 10:00 comment
The KIVI 55U760QW isn’t exactly a flagship TV, but when it comes to the ratio of features to price, it’s a favorite among its many competitors. For the money, it offers a good balance of features and software, and it also stands out with its unique color. Technical specifications of KIVI 55U760QW Technical characteristics Diagonal…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 review: a compromise Android tablet of premium class

Reviews Devices 06-27-2024 at 10:00 comment
This is exactly the case when it is impossible to unequivocally perceive a device only because of its pricing, because Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is either an incredibly profitable or a failed product for the money. The cost difference between the official and «gray» tablet is very large, but it is not without its drawbacks, […]

Motorola Edge 50 Pro review: compact beauty on Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 with 125W fast charging

Reviews Devices 06-26-2024 at 10:00 comment
Motorola has released a new smartphone Edge 50 Pro. The device can’t be classified as a mid-range and it’s not a flagship in terms of price, but it’s very close. The stuffing here is serious, as are our impressions of the device. The stylish and ergonomic body of Motorola Edge 50 Pro hides a modern […]

MSI MPG 274URF QD monitor review: ultra-high pixel density and realistic colors

Reviews Devices 06-25-2024 at 10:00 comment
Fans of high PPI will be delighted with the MSI MPG 274URF QD – this monitor blurs the lines between work and play, as it proved itself in various scenarios. Despite its many advantages, there were a few nuances during use. We are ready to share our experience and test results: we measured the color […]

Hyundai Sonata test drive: a significant increase in quality and space

Reviews Auto 06-24-2024 at 10:00 comment
The Koreans continue to amaze us with their design. The brand’s flagship sedan is finally back to being a trendsetter, with good handling and a business-class interior. You can argue as much as you want about the beauty of the Hyundai Sonata sedan, but it undoubtedly attracts the attention of a record number of people […]

Movie review «The Bikersiders»

Reviews Movie 06-23-2024 at 14:00 comment
The crime drama «The Bikersiders» starring Tom Hardy, Austin Butler and Jodie Comer was released in cinemas on June 20. The plot of the film is inspired by the eponymous photobook by Danny Lyon, published in 1968. In the review below, we tell you how interesting it was to immerse yourself in the subculture of […]

Movie review «Trigger Warning»

Reviews Movie 06-23-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 21, Netflix presented another action novelty «Trigger Warning», this time with Jessica Alba as a tough warrior. The actress also executive produced the film, which is the English-language feature debut for Indonesian director Muli Suria. In the review below, we will tell you why this movie is absolutely not competitive within the genre.…

Movie review «The Exorcism»

Reviews Movie 06-22-2024 at 14:00 comment
Starting June 20, you can watch a new horror movie in theaters «The Exorcism» starring Russell Crowe. The main filming was completed back in 2019, but later the filmmakers needed additional filming, which, however, had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the production of the film stretched until January 2024. […]

Review of the cartoon «Mars Express»

Reviews Movie 06-22-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 20, cinemas started showing the animated sci-fi detective story «Mars Express», which was nominated for the «César» award in the «Best Animated Film» category. In the review below, we analyze what makes this film by French animation director Jérémie Périn notable and what outstanding works that have become an integral part of…

«Agent to the Stars» John Scalzi: a book about first contact with aliens and love of cinema

Reviews Books 06-21-2024 at 14:00 comment
We recently wrote about the cycle of «War of the old man» by the American writer John Scalzi. He has won three «Locus» awards, three «Hugo» awards, the John Campbell Award, and many other awards for his work, but today we will talk about Scalzi’s first novel, «Agent to the Stars». At the beginning of his […]

Sennheiser ACCENTUM True Wireless review: TWS headphones with universal sound, soft bass and ANC

Reviews Devices 06-21-2024 at 10:00 comment
We have already reviewed the flagship TWS headphones Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 4 and full-size Sennheiser Accentum Wireless. Now it’s the turn of the brand new fully wireless model Sennheiser ACCENTUM True Wireless. The audio device is in the mid-range TWS category for the brand, with a compact case and universal sound. In the review…

Playdate review. A unique gaming experience

Reviews Devices 06-20-2024 at 10:00 comment
In May 2019, Panic Inc., the publisher of Firewatch and Untitled Goose Game, announced a rather strange console called Playdate. The device immediately aroused interest not only among fans of retro consoles, but also among everyone who loves all kinds of game for playing video games. The main reason for this curiosity was a special […]

Apple iPad Pro 11 2024 review: the best tablet of all time

Reviews Devices 06-19-2024 at 10:00 comment
The next sequel to the legendary series did not disappoint. The Apple iPad Pro 11 2024 with the new M4 processor broke all performance records, knocking out not only the best Qualcomm solutions but also the most powerful desktop computers of today. But what to do with such insane performance on a tablet? The answer […]

Aspire 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition laptop review: «back to the future», or the bright return of 3D to the masses

Reviews Devices 06-18-2024 at 10:00 comment
The Acer Aspire 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition A3D15-71GM laptop creates a certain sense of déjà vu, because 14 years ago, 3D imaging was at its peak, but then everyone forgot and «scored» on it. It seems that this technology wants to take revenge, and on a new scale, and this unique 3D laptop is proof […]

Mazda MX-30 test drive: only for brand fans

Auto Auto 06-17-2024 at 10:00 comment
This car was not planned for a test drive, it is more a call of the soul and a desire to share with you the possibilities of choice. This is what an electric car should be like, with its own special style and an irresistible desire to own it. The first electric car from Mazda […]

Movie review «Firebrand»

Reviews Movie 06-16-2024 at 14:00 comment
On June 13, the historical drama was released in cinemas «Firebrand» starring Alicia Vikander and Jude Law. The plot of the film is based on the debut novel by the English writer Elizabeth Freemantle «The Queen’s Gambit», which appeared on bookstore shelves in 2013. In the review below, we tell you what passions were raging in […]

Review of the cartoon «Ultraman: Rising»

Reviews Movie 06-16-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 14, the Netflix streaming service released the animated kaiju superhero film «Ultraman: Rising», which became the 44th feature-length project in the «Ultraman» media franchise created by the Japanese company Tsuburaya Productions. In the review below, we’ll tell you whether this movie is worth watching, even if you’ve seen…

Movie review «Sting»

Reviews Movie 06-15-2024 at 14:00 comment
On June 13, the arachnophobic horror film «Sting», in which the characters will have to confront a huge bloodthirsty spider. In the review below, we will tell you how scary it is to watch this action and what other emotions the film can evoke. «Sting» Genre horror movie Director Kiah Roach-Turner Starring Ryan Corr, Alila […]

Review of the documentary «Episodes: Ukraine at the World Cup»

Reviews Movie 06-15-2024 at 10:00 comment
On Friday, June 14, the 17th European Football Championship kicked off in Germany, and very soon the Ukrainian national team will play its first match in the tournament. At the beginning of the week, Netflix presented the documentary «Ukraine at the World Cup», which was screened exclusively in the «Planeta Kino» cinema chain in April…

«Stone of Farewell» Ted Williams: a vivid continuation of the cult epic fantasy

Reviews Books 06-14-2024 at 14:00 comment
We have already talked about «The Dragonbone Chair» — the first part of the cult saga «Memory, Grief, and Thorns» by the popular American writer Ted Williams. Now, the publishing house «A priori», where this series is published, has released the second volume of the series, titled «Stone of Farewell». As a reminder, these books […]

Razer Kishi V2 review: a device for turning a smartphone into a portable console

Devices Devices 06-14-2024 at 10:00 comment
Mobile gaming is so popular that we have long had not only specialized gaming smartphones such asNubia REDMAGIC 9 Probut also a variety of gadgets and devices. One of these popular solutions is the Razer Kishi V2 gamepad for smartphones. This current model turns phones into portable consoles. But is it worth your attention and […]

Audeze MM-100 headphones review: affordable planar monitors from the legendary brand

Reviews Audio 06-13-2024 at 10:00 comment
Today we review headphones from one of the most famous manufacturers of isodynamic models – Audeze, namely full-size open monitors in MM-series design, with slightly reduced dimensions and noticeably reduced price, relative to popular models of the manufacturer, such as Audeze LCD-2 and Audeze LCD-3. Let’s take a closer look at the new…

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 12 laptop review: why is it so expensive?

Reviews Devices 06-11-2024 at 10:00 comment
The compact flagship Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 12 is almost impossible to perceive without emotions, and not just positive ones. We have tested the carbon handsome man in benchmarks, collected user experience, and are ready to share our impressions, which are very mixed. This laptop will share the opinions of the fans of the […]

Movie review «The Watchers»

Reviews Movie 06-09-2024 at 14:30 comment
Starting June 6, you can watch a new horror movie in theaters «The Watchers», based on the novel of the same name by Irish writer A.M. Shine. This is the feature film directorial debut of Ishana Night Shyamalan, the daughter of the master of mystical thrillers/horror M. Night Shyamalan, who also produced the film. In […]

Movie review «Bad Boys: Ride or Die»

Reviews Movie 06-09-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 6, the comedy action movie «Bad Boys: Ride or Die» starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence as Miami cops. This is the fourth installment comedy action franchise «Bad Boys» and the second in a row, directed by the Belgian duo Adil & Bilal. In the review below, we tell you what kind of […]

Film review «Under Paris» / Sous la Seine

Reviews Movie 06-08-2024 at 10:00 comment
On June 5, the horror film «Under Paris» was released on Netflix. This is a new film by French director Xavier Jeans, who previously worked on the first adaptation of the cult stealth action game Hitman, and the mediocre horror films «The Crucifixion» and «Cold Skin», and also directed several episodes of the hit series […]

«Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space» Kevin Peter Hand: a book about the difficulties of searching for extraterrestrial life

Reviews Books 06-07-2024 at 14:00 comment
The ITC.ua Book Club welcomes readers and fans of literature once again. Today, we are not talking about «fiction» — we are going to talk about the popular science book «Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space» by the famous American astrobiologist and planetary scientist Kevin Peter Hand. It was published […]

Lenovo Tab M11 review: a budget tablet with a metal case and a stylus

Reviews Devices 06-07-2024 at 10:00 comment
We continue to talk about affordable tablets that are officially sold on the Ukrainian market. We have already published material about Acer Iconia Tab 10and now it’s time for the latest Lenovo Tab M11. This tablet has a version with and without LTE, can come with a case, but always has a convenient stylus for […]

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