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 5 or his current favourite, Rocket League. He also supports Everton.

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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Braun Audio LE01 Premium Hi-Fi Smart Speaker Review

    by Greg Hook
    Braun Audio LE01 Premium Hi-Fi Smart Speaker Review
    The return of Braun Audio heralds its £1,100 flagship LE01 Premium Hi-Fi Smart Speaker with a clean design, superb audio quality, Apple Airplay 2, Chromecast and Google Assistant integration. Will the LE01 mark a return to the glory days for Braun Audio?  
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  • Tech Review

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    Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 49" Curved Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 49" Curved Gaming Monitor Review
    The world's first curved gaming monitor with Mini LED and Quantum Matrix Technology, 49" 5120 x 1440 resolution, HDR 2000, 240Hz and more than you could possibly want on a monitor! Could this be the Ultimate Gaming Monitor?  
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  • Tech Review

    7

    TP-Link RE605X Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link RE605X Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender Review
    TP-Link's RE605X Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender offers dual band AX1800 speeds with a single Gigabit Ethernet port and compatibility with the OneMesh feature, all for just under £80.  
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  • Tech Review

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    TP-Link Archer GX90 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Archer GX90 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router Review
    TP-Link's Archer GX90 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router offers a very promising package for the £250 outlay. Including gaming focused features, 2.5Gbs Ethernet port and more!  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    4

    Cleer Audio Crescent Smart Speaker Review

    by Greg Hook
    Cleer Audio Crescent Smart Speaker Review
    The Cleer Audio Crescent smart speaker priced at £700 offers a stunning design, Google Assistant and compatibility with Apple Airplay 2, Chromecast and Spotify Connect. Is it more style over substance?  
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  • Tech Review

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    Netgear RBK853 Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear RBK853 Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System Review
    Netgear's RBK853 Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System promises to offer everything you could possibly need and more to create the fastest, full coverage home network you are ever likely to need, but that does come at a hefty cost of £940!  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Cyberpower iCUE Infinity Gaming PC Review

    by Greg Hook
    Cyberpower iCUE Infinity Gaming PC Review
    Custom PC builder Cyberpower showcases its iCUE Infinity Gaming PC featuring RTX3060 graphics, i7-10700KF CPU, 16GB RAM and some funky RGB lighting.  
    8
  • Tech Review

    20

    TP-Link Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review
    TP-Link's £295 triple unit Deco X20 mesh Wi-Fi system promises whole home Wi-Fi coverage including seamless roaming, greatly reduced lag, anti-virus and parental controls.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    9

    Lypertek Soundfree S20 True Wireless Stereo Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lypertek Soundfree S20 True Wireless Stereo Earphones Review
    Chinese audio brand Lypertek's new release looks to build on the surprise success of the Tevi (now renamed to Pureplay Z3) with the Soundfree S20, a £69 set featuring wireless charging, Bluetooth 5.0 and up to 40 hours battery life.  
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  • Gaming Review

    20

    Audeze Penrose Gaming Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Audeze Penrose Gaming Headphones Review
    100mm Planar Magnetic Drivers, Wireless PC and Console support, broadcast quality microphone, could the Penrose at £300 be the must buy gaming headset?  
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  • Gaming Review

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    ASUS ROG Delta S Gaming Headset Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ROG Delta S Gaming Headset Review
    The world's first MQA gaming headset from ASUS gaming arm, Republic of Gamers. Featuring Hi-Fi grade ESS 9281 Quad DAC, noise cancelling microphone and some funky RGB lighting!  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    9

    Lindy BNX-100XT Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lindy BNX-100XT Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Review
    The Lindy BNX-100XT wireless noise cancelling headphones offer Bluetooth 5, noise cancelling, auto pause and audio pass through. Yes, Lindy don't just make cables.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Final Audio VR3000 Gaming Hi-Fi Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Final Audio VR3000 Gaming Hi-Fi Earphones Review
    Earphones for gaming? The VR3000 from High-End Japanese brand Final Audio feature 6mm dynamic drivers, soundstage optimised for gamers and chassis design to ensure a customised fit.  
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  • Tech Review

    10

    Azulle Access 4 Fanless Mini PC Stick Review

    by Greg Hook
    Azulle Access 4 Fanless Mini PC Stick Review
    A fully functioning Windows 10 Pro PC with 64GB storage, 4GB RAM, dual band Wi-Fi, all the same size as a choccie bar? Surely, you cannot be serious. I am and don't call me serious.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    11

    AKG Y600nc Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    AKG Y600nc Wireless Headphones Review
    AKG's latest set offers Active Noise Cancellation, AKG's reference sound, auto play/pause function, 25 hours battery life and Bluetooth 5.0. Available for around £160, these look like being another quality AKG (Samsung) product!  
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  • Tech Review

    31

    Samsung Odyssey G7 32" Curved Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Samsung Odyssey G7 32" Curved Gaming Monitor Review
    Curves a-plenty with Samsung's 32" 1440P gaming monitor. Featuring a 1000R curve, 1ms response time and lightning fast 240Hz refresh rate, could this be the perfect 1440P gaming monitor?  
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  • Gaming Review

    64

    Audeze Mobius Immersive Gaming Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Audeze Mobius Immersive Gaming Headphones Review
    The World's Most Technologically Advanced Headphone? With planar magnetic drivers, 3D audio, head tracking and sound localisation, these could be the ultimate headphones for the gamer.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    9

    Tribit XFree Go Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Tribit XFree Go Wireless Headphones Review
    The Tribit XFree Go are a set of wireless headphones with Bluetooth 5 for just £30. Can this budget product deliver the goods?  
    8
  • Tech Review

    350

    Ajax Smart Home Alarm System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ajax Smart Home Alarm System Review
    We take a look at the Ajax professional grade smart home security system featuring an impressive array of accessories and options.  
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  • Tech Review

    21

    Ring Video Doorbell Plus 3 Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ring Video Doorbell Plus 3 Review
    We take a look at Ring's newly updated Video Doorbell 3 Plus, featuring 1080P HD video, advanced motion detection, dual band Wi-Fi and a new Pre-roll feature.  
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  • Tech Review

    27

    Acer ConceptD CP7271K 4K HDR Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Acer ConceptD CP7271K 4K HDR Monitor Review
    We take a look at Acer's top of the range Concept D CP7271K 4K UHD HDR PC Monitor with FALD, Quantum Dot, a 4ms response time, G-Sync Ultimate and 144Hz refresh rate.  
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  • Tech Review

    3

    MSI GL65 9SD Gaming Laptop Review

    by Greg Hook
    MSI GL65 9SD Gaming Laptop Review
    We take a look at MSI's 15" GL65 9SD gaming laptop with Nvidia GTX1660Ti Graphics and a 9th Gen Intel i7 CPU.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    1

    KitSound Immerse 75 Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    KitSound Immerse 75 Wireless Headphones Review
    We take a look at KitSound's Immerse 75 Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancelling, available for under £80 they look to offer a tasty specification for the price.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Groov-e Zen Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Groov-e Zen Wireless Headphones Review
    We take a look at the Groov-e Zen Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancelling which, available for just under £30, look to offer a lot for the money.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    22

    Lypertek Tevi Truly Wireless Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lypertek Tevi Truly Wireless Earphones Review
    Relative newcomer to the market, Chinese brand Lypertek releases its TEVI truly wireless earphones with a very promising feature set and specification for just £99.  
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  • Tech Review

    4

    TP-Link Kasa Spot KC100 Indoor Security Camera Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Kasa Spot KC100 Indoor Security Camera Review
    We take a look at TP-Link's very competitively priced Kasa Spot indoor security camera featuring 1080P recording, night vision, motion detection and two way talk.  
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  • Tech Review

    1

    Netgear Orbi RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi Smart Speaker System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear Orbi RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi Smart Speaker System Review
    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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  • Tech Review

    6

    Ring Stick Up Cam Battery Review

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

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    Acer Predator X27 4K HDR Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Acer Predator X27 4K HDR Gaming Monitor Review
    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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  • Tech Review

    27

    TP-LINK Deco M9 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-LINK Deco M9 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review
    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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  • Tech Review

    21

    Netgear XR700 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear XR700 Gaming Router Review
    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.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Damson S-Series Dolby Atmos System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Damson S-Series Dolby Atmos System Review
    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.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    12

    KitSound District Bluetooth Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    KitSound District Bluetooth Headphones Review
    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

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    KitSound District True Wireless Earbuds Review

    by Greg Hook
    KitSound District True Wireless Earbuds Review
    We take a look at KitSound's competitively priced True Wireless Earbuds featuring a charging case, Bluetooth V5 and IPX5 water resistance.  
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  • Tech Review

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    Netgear XR500 Gaming Router Review

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

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    Netgear Orbi RBK23 Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear Orbi RBK23 Wi-Fi System Review
    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?  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

    4

    Dynaudio Music 7 Review

    by Greg Hook
    Dynaudio Music 7 Review
    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?  
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  • Tech Review

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    ViewSonic XG2703-GS Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    ViewSonic XG2703-GS Gaming Monitor Review
    We take a look at ViewSonic's 1440P 27" PC Gaming Monitor with a 4ms response time, G-Sync and 165Hz refresh rate.  
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  • Tech Review

    4

    Moobox Wire-Free HD Camera Review

    by Greg Hook
    Moobox Wire-Free HD Camera Review
    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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  • Tech Review

    39

    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery Review
    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.  
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