Greg Hook

Greg Hook (Google+) has been part of AVForums since 2001 when he joined as a member looking for AV help and then becoming a moderator not long after.

He has been writing reviews as part of the Tech team since 2012 and will try his hand at reviewing anything from a top of the range Gaming PC to a Home Security systems. 

When not busy writing reviews, Greg can often be found in the PC Gaming forum. He's an avid PC Gamer and a particular fan of first person shooters, so can often be found online playing Battlefield 4 or his current favourite, Titanfall. He also supports Everton.

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    Netgear Orbi RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi Smart Speaker System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear's RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi system aims to banish those Wi-Fi blackspots plus it includes an Alexa enabled smart speaker, but at £430 is it priced out of the market?  
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    6

    Ring Stick Up Cam Battery Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Ring's new indoor and outdoor 1080P Full HD camera with night vision, two way talk and motion detection.  
    9
  • Tech Review

    16

    Acer Predator X27 4K HDR Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Acer's stunning Predator X27 4K UHD HDR PC Gaming Monitor with FALD, Quantum Dot, a 4ms response time, G-Sync and 144Hz refresh rate.  
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    TP-LINK Deco M9 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link's £280 Deco M9 mesh system aims to banish Wi-Fi blackspots forever with an impressive array of features including Tri-band, anti-virus and parental controls.  
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    Netgear XR700 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Netgear's very top end £449 XR700 Gaming Router, featuring their fully customisable DumaOS gaming dashboard and more features than you can shake a stick at.  
    8
  • Home AV Review

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    Damson S-Series Dolby Atmos System Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at currently the world's only Wireless Dolby Atmos Home Cinema system from proud Yorkshire company Damson, priced at £699, with fully wireless rear speakers. This could be just the ticket to keep SWMBO happy.  
    7
  • Hi-Fi Review

    12

    KitSound District Bluetooth Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at KitSound's District Bluetooth Headphones, offering Qi charging, 20 hour play time and active noise cancellation, all for under £100.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    2

    KitSound District True Wireless Earbuds Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at KitSound's competitively priced True Wireless Earbuds featuring a charging case, Bluetooth V5 and IPX5 water resistance.  
    8
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    Netgear XR500 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Netgear's top end £240 XR500 Gaming Router featuring their fully customisable DumaOS gaming dashboard.  
    7
  • Tech Review

    30

    Netgear Orbi RBK23 Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear's Whole Home Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi System looks set to banish those pesky Wi-Fi blackspots forever, but at £290 is it worth it?  
    8
  • Hi-Fi Review

    4

    Dynaudio Music 7 Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at the Music 7, part of an intriguing intelligent wireless music system from high-end speaker specialists Dynaudio. At £875, will it offer the performance to match the price?  
    8
  • Tech Review

    3

    ViewSonic XG2703-GS Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at ViewSonic's 1440P 27" PC Gaming Monitor with a 4ms response time, G-Sync and 165Hz refresh rate.  
    8
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    4

    Moobox Wire-Free HD Camera Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at a Wire-Free HD Camera from Moobox, a new name for the UK, retailing at £120 and offering 1080P HD video, motion recording, night vision and two-way talk.  
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    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Ring's slimmer version of their feature rich external camera solution with 1080P Full HD video, night vision, two way talk and 700 lumens spotlights.  
    8
  • Tech Review

    8

    Acer Predator Z35P Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Acer's Predator Z35 Ultra-wide 3440 x 1440 PC Gaming Monitor with a 4ms response time, G-Sync and 120Hz refresh rate.  
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    2

    Acer Predator Z1 (Z301CT) Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Acer's Predator Z1 Ultra-wide PC Gaming Monitor with an 8ms response time, G-Sync, 200Hz refresh rate and Tobii Eye Tracking.  
    8
  • Home AV Review

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    Sonos Playbar Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at the Playbar from streaming audio specialists Sonos which, although it should give an impressive boost to your TV's audio, does come with a very hefty price tag!  
    8
  • Tech Review

    26

    Ring Floodlight Cam Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Ring's feature rich external camera solution to keep your garden safe or, to just keep an eye on your cats.  
    8
  • Hi-Fi Review

    4

    iClever XFree Mini Bluetooth Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    The XFree Mini Headphones from iClever offer Bluetooth connectivity, magnetic housing for easy storage and 8mm drivers.  
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  • Home AV Review

    Orbitsound P70W Soundbar Review

    by Greg Hook
    The One P70W from Orbitsound offers a stylish upgrade to your TV's audio without resorting to a multi-speaker setup. But at £399 does it have the performance to match the price?  
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  • Home AV Review

    25

    Q Acoustics M2 Soundbase Review

    by Greg Hook
    The M2 Soundbase from Q Acoustics looks to offer an instant upgrade to your TV's shoddy sound with high quality audio, Bluetooth and MoviEQ processing So at £299, will it blow our socks off?  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    5

    KitSound Voice One Smart Speaker Review

    by Greg Hook
    KitSound's Voice One Smart Speaker includes Alexa Integration along with 20W of power and an attractive design. Available for £129 will Alexa help the Voice One to be a better alternative to Amazon's Echo?  
    8
  • Tech Review

    21

    Dell P4317Q PC Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Dell's 43" 4K PC monitor which offers 8ms response time, 60hz refresh rate and the ability to accept inputs from 4 different clients at once.  
    8
  • Tech Review

    Azdome DAB211 Dashcam Video Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at a budget dashcam from Chinese manufacturer Azdome, it boasts an impressive array of features and great specifications but will the performance exceed the price?  
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  • Tech Review

    25

    Ring Doorbell 2 Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at the Ring 2, an updated version of their excellent Video Doorbell which allows you to answer your door from almost anywhere in the world.  
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  • Tech Review

    15

    EZVIZ C6T Internet PT Camera Review

    by Greg Hook
    We look at an impressively specified 1080p Indoor WiFi camera from a new Chinese contender – EZVIZ – and see if it offers as much value as it appears to on paper.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    2

    iEAST StreamAmp AM160 Wireless Stereo Amplifier Review

    by Greg Hook
    iEAST's StreamAmp AM160 wireless multi-room stereo amplifier offers a whole host of streaming options to breathe new life into an ageing Hi-Fi system or pair of speakers.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    4

    KitSound Reunion Wireless Speakers Review

    by Greg Hook
    KitSound's Reunion powered wireless bookshelf speakers aim to take you back to the past with their vintage design, but still have all the technology of the present. Do these budget speakers deliver the goods?  
    8
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    Netgear Orbi Tri-Band Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear's stylish Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system is designed to spread its wireless signal to the darkest corners of your house but is it worth the cost?  
    8
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    Ring Video Doorbell Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Ring's clever approach to improve home security which allows you to answer your door from anywhere in the world  
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  • Tech Review

    Speedlink Axon Mouse and Fieris Gaming Mousepad Review

    by Greg Hook
    We look at Speedlink's Axon Antibacterial Mouse and their Fieris Illuminated Mousepad and see if these products can improve your gaming and keep you clean at the same time!  
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  • Tech Review

    2

    Thinkware X550 Dash Cam Video Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Thinkware's X550 Dash Cam with Full HD recording, GPS tracking and a very comprehensive driver safety alert system.  
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  • Gaming Review

    2

    ASUS ROG Centurion 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

    by Greg Hook
    We look at ASUS's wallet-busting ROG Centurion Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound and 10 individual drivers.  
    8
  • Tech Review

    1

    Y-Cam Protect Alarm System Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Y-Cam's 'Smart House' Protect Alarm System and see if it can help keep out those unwanted visitors.  
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  • Tech Review

    Mio MiVue 688 Dash Cam Video Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Mio's MiVue 688 Dash Cam with Full HD recording, GPS tracking, safety camera warnings and driver safety alert system.  
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  • Tech Review

    MSI GT72VR 7RE Dominator Pro Gaming Laptop Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at MSI's new 17" GT72VR gaming laptop with Nvidia GTX1070 Graphics and the latest Kaby Lake i7 CPU.  
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  • Tech Review

    29

    Thinkware F770 Dash Cam Video Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Thinkware's impressively specced Dash Cam with Front and Rear Cameras,1080P HD Dual Recording, WI-FI and Road Safety Warning System.  
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  • Tech Review

    1

    Speedlink Obsidia Ergonomic Mouse Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at the Speedlink Obisidia Ergonomic Mouse and see if it really is as comfortable to use as is claimed.  
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  • Tech Review

    Gigabyte P35X v6 Gaming Laptop Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Gigabyte's new P35X v6 gaming laptop, refreshed to include the new powerful Nvidia GTX1070 graphics but does the performance justify the price?  
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    2

    Gigabyte P55W v6 Gaming Laptop Review

    by Greg Hook
    We take a look at Gigabyte's new P55W v6 gaming laptop, refreshed to include the new Nvidia GTX1060 graphics.  
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