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The Tecno Spark 10 series will launch in India on March 23, will include a Dimensity 6020 model
3:46 pm | March 20, 2023

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Tecno is teasing the launch of the Spark 10 Universe in India – no, that’s not a new model in the series, it is the series itself. This includes the Spark 10 Pro, a phone from earlier this month, as well as the trio that arrived a few days earlier. However, the Tecno Spark 10 Pro features a 6.8” 90Hz FHD+ display, a Helio G88 chipset with 8+8GB of RAM (real+virtual), 256GB storage and a 50MP main camera. The teaser image mentions a Dimensity 6020, which the Pro does not have. In fact, we currently know of only one phone with this chipset and it’s not a Tecno. The teaser image also shows...

Ice Universe: Samsung Galaxy Flip5 to have much larger external screen, Fold5 to drop the gap
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With the Samsung Galaxy S23 series launch already in the rear-view mirror, we can move on to the other big Samsung flagship launch of the year – the next gen Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip. Reliable tipster IceUniverse shared some preliminary specs details for the upcoming foldables. The big news for the Z Flip5 is the larger external display which is said to come in at 3.4 inches in diagonal. If true, it will in fact be larger than the Oppo N2 Flip’s 3.26-inch panel and it will boast an alleged 1:1.038 aspect ratio – a nearly perfect square. The inner screen is said to boast narrower...

Honor 70 Lite announced with Snapdragon 480+ and 50MP camera
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The latest smartphone entry from Honor is here with the Honor 70 Lite. As the name suggests this is the Honor 70’s more affordable sibling and it brings a few differences to keep the price down. Honor 70 Lite Honor 70 Lite packs a 6.5-inch TFT LCD with HD+ resolution (1600x720px) and a 90Hz refresh rate. There’s an 8MP selfie camera housed in the punch hole cutout upfront while the back brings a 50MP main cam, 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth unit. The phone is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480+ chipset alongside 4GB RAM and 128GB built-in storage. The software side...

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If you are looking to speed up your content creation, but are cognizant that the content needs to be SEO-friendly, then AIWriter could be what you’re looking for. 

Want to try AIWriter? Check out the website here

While it may sound like a dream come true, AIWriter does have some drawbacks that could be a deal breaker. Don’t count on the tool to fully automate your content creation, but it can speed up the process. Read on to find out its advantages and disadvantages.

Plans and pricing

We love free trials, especially ones that do not require you to give out your credit card details. With that said, AIWriter ticks all of these boxes, and with the 7-day free trial, it also offers three different pricing plans. 

The Basic plan is affordable at $29 per month, making it one of the cheaper options in the AI writing niche. For all plans, if you opt for an annual subscription, you get 2 months free. The Standard plan costs $59 per month, and the Power plan $375 per month. 

All three plans basically have the same offer, of the text generator, a bland SEO editor, (Sub) Topic discoverer, API, and integration for WordPress publishing. The major difference in the plans revolves around the number of users and articles the platform can create for you. The Basic plan can create up to 40 articles per month for 1 user, the Standard offers 150 articles for 1 user and the Power plan up to 1000 articles for up to 10 users.  

While it may seem pricy, the Power plan offers the best buy option if you’re churning out a lot of articles per month.


AIWriter pricing options (Image credit: AIWriter)


Perhaps the best option AIWriter offers is the (Sub) Topic discoverer that analyzes what other content creators have written about a certain topic. The platform then creates unique topics for you to help you offer a new perspective on a topic. 

For firms looking to “freshen up” old content, text rewording is another useful feature of AIWriter. Once you upload your content, you can have the platform spin out new SEO-optimized content, but make sure to double-check it, as accuracy can sometimes be off. 

Speaking of SEO optimization, the SEO text editor that it offers is bland at times, but overall can be helpful when you’re looking to create SEO-optimized content. 

Unfortunately, during our 7-day free test, the platform tended to be quite slow, taking anywhere between 5 to 8 minutes to create a text of 500 words. It wouldn’t be that bad if the generated content was 100% accurate and would not need editing from the user.

Interface and in use

There is not much to report on AIWriter’s interface, as it looks pretty bland for our taste. The main workspace is clutter-free, and if you’re looking to create new content, all you need to do is type in the topic and click on “Write article.” 

The board on the left-hand side of the screen contains all of the navigation options, but opening them up will present you with the same drab UI seen on the home screen. 

Aesthetics aside, the UI is user-friendly and is geared towards those new in the AI writing assistant niche.


AIWriter interface (Image credit: AIWriter)


The platform offers a Tutorial Videos section, which, at the time of writing, had only eight videos in its library. That pretty much sums up the learning curve of the tool, whose goal of simplicity and ease of use is reflected in the amount of support it offers. 

Furthermore, the FAQ is pretty basic, covering some of the questions that can be inferred simply by using the platform and others that are just one Google search away. 

Regardless, the support is passable at best, with email communication being the best bet if you have questions for the team behind AIWriter. 

In terms of usage, it is so simple that you will probably not need any support at all.


There is little to no information on the security of the platform. While the web-hosted platform supports HTTPS protocol, the safest bet is for users to ensure that their connection is secure.


We’ve given the platform our standard test of writing a simple topic. The goal was to cover “Artificial intelligence helps writers be more succinct” utilizing its Research & Write option. It took its time to write the article (roughly 5 minutes), and the results were passable. 

The paragraphs seemed like separate units, not connected to each other, almost as if each was part of a separate text. However, the fact that you get citations can help you delve deeper into the topic and adjust the output you get.


AIWriter test (Image credit: AIWriter)

The competition

Jasper is one of the main competitors to AIWriter, offering content creation for websites, Google ads, and Blogs. It is a level above in terms of the design and content quality, but it comes at a higher price point, despite offering per-word pricing. 

Writesonic also competes in the same sphere but offers much more than AIWriter. It has a complex platform compared to AIWriter and if you’re looking to churn out more content, could be cheaper if opting for higher-tiered plans.

Final verdict

AIWriter is a bland AI writing assistant that focuses on simplicity of use. Its pricing point makes it a more affordable option than its competition, but there are free options in the market that give it a “run for its money.” 

The content that it creates is passable; however, be mindful that you will have to do some heavy editing if you want to use the content it offers you.

Top 10 trending phones of week 11
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Samsung finally made its new mid-ranger pair official and the Galaxy A54 wasted no time in topping our trending chart. It opened quite a gap to the second placed Galaxy S23 Ultra too, suggesting its win might not be a one-off. The Galaxy A34 did well too, capturing the third spot and giving week 11 an all-Samsung podium. We then have the Xiaomi 13 Pro in fourth, ahead of the fourth Korean smartphone in the top 5 - Galaxy S23. The Google Pixel 7a is still far from official status and yet it managed to get the sixth spot, ahead of the Samsung Galaxy A53. Poco X5 Pro ended up eight,...

Week 11 in review: Galaxy A34 and A54 debut, Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 official
10:31 pm | March 19, 2023

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Another week down, so let's look back at the top stories. Samsung's Galaxy A34 and A54 were finally unveiled. The duo, which is bound to be among the most popular phones of the year, has 1080p 120Hz Super AMOLED displays, 5,000mAh batteries with 25W charging, and IP67 water resistance. The Galaxy A54 has a smaller 6.4-inch display, a 50MP main camera, and a 5nm Exynos 1380 chipset. The A34 has a 6.6-inch display, 48MP main camera, an a 6nm Dimensity 1080. Both are on sale - the Galaxy A54 starts at €490, while the A34 is €390. We got a bunch of Google leaks this week. The Pixel 7a was...

Weekly deals: the best smartphone deals from the US, Canada, the UK, and India
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We check back on old deals we’ve listed and sometimes we find that the price has gone up – in some cases, it’s just a temporary discount that has expired, in others the price fluctuates with demand (and available supply). However, some phones – like flagships – have nowhere to go but down. This is especially true for older flagships. Use the links below to jump to your region: USA Canada The UK India USA The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has an impressive camera, but the Galaxy S22 Ultra from last year still holds its own – and it’s cheaper. $300 cheaper, to be...

Wacaco Minipresso NS2 review: great, but not the best and only solution for coffee on-the-go
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Wacaco Minipresso NS2 one-minute review

The Wacaco Minipresso NS2, along with the rest of the Wacaco portable espresso machine range, sees to the needs of an underserved market. Every camper, wayfarer, nomadic remote worker, and business traveler will know the pain of not being able to enjoy their favorite home brew when they're out and about. They also know all too well that it can be a bit of a chore trying to find a remotely decent coffee shop that isn't Starbucks.

And for them, this portable espresso maker is a terrific solution. It's small enough to fit in a backpack pocket, is easy to operate, and doesn't require a power outlet or batteries to function – just your hand and a little upper body strength.

However, as well as being one of many such portable coffee makers available, the fact that it uses only Nespresso Original capsules and compatibles will certainly limit its appeal. And since it still requires that you boil water separately, plus it's hand-operated (you have to pump it several times to make your espresso with crema on top), it's can prove bothersome to use when you're out and just want to keep things as simple as possible.

On its side is the fact that it's an affordable option, so if you don't mind owning different makes and models of the best coffee makers for different situations, this could be your go-to when you're on holiday or on a business trip. That is, if you enjoy Nespresso's coffee blends. 

However, those who aren't a fan of capsule-drawn espresso or coffee drinks, might be better opting for an alternative portable solution.

Wacaco Minipresso NS2: Price and availability

  • How much does it cost? $59 (£49, AU$89)
  • Where is it available? Available now
  • Where can you get it? Available in the US and UK

At $59 (£49 / AU$89), the Wacaco Minipresso NS2 offers good value for a coffee maker that delivers an espresso topped with a decent frothy crema while you're on the go. Just bear in mind that it doesn't come with any water-heating capabilities, so you'll still need access to an electric kettle, a stove or a microwave oven to heat water to use it.

Neither does that price include a starter set of espresso capsules; you'll have to buy them separately. The cost of Nespresso capsules start at $0.75.

The NS2 is a little more expensive than its predecessor, the Wacaco Minipresso NS, which comes in at $54 (£46 / AU$79). However, that extra money buys you a coffee maker with a higher water capacity, higher pressure, and a lighter weight. 

It's available to be bought direct from Wacaco or from resellers such as Amazon US and Amazon UK. We expect the Wacaco Minipresso NS2 to be available to buy in Australia sometime soon since it's predecessor is, but we can't be to sure when this will be.

  • Value: 4 / 5

The specifications of our Wacaco Minipresso NS2 review unit

  • Capacity: 80ml / 2.7oz
  • Max pressure: 18 bar / 261psi
  • Compatibility: Nespresso Original capsules and most compatibles
  • Dimensions: 70 x 129 x 60mm / 2.75 x 5.07 x 2.36in (h x l x w)
  • Weight: 290g / 0.64lb

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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Wacaco Minipresso NS2: Design

  • Portable, pocket-size design
  • Easy to use, easy to carry
  • Partially made of wheat-base polymers

Wacaco designed the Minipresso NS2 to be more compact than its predecessor, shaving 46mm off its height while impressively expanding its water tank for additional capacity. This model also includes a drip tray, which will be welcome if, like us, you despise coffee drips on the counter.

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If you haven't used a Minipresso machine before, know that this isn't a complicated contraption. It's a container with a water tank, accessed from the top, into which you pour the hot water. Slot a coffee capsule into the chamber at the other end. You use the piston to pump the water from the tank through the coffee capsule; the resulting espresso will pour through the portafilter head.

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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Similar to other Minipresso models, the Wacaco Minipresso NS2's parts all fit together. This includes the mini cup into which you'll pour and drink the espresso from, a drip tray and the cleaning brush – the last two are small enough to store in the water tank when it isn't in use.

Just be sure to remove the drip tray when you attempt to make coffee. We made the common mistake of keeping the tray in the tank whilst trying to pump out espresso; the pressure it creates prevents liquid from coming out. The lack of instructions with our pre-production unit and the fact that the NS model didn't have a drip tray meant that we weren't aware of its inclusion nor use and therefore assumed it should remain in the tank.

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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That issue aside, the Minipresso NS2 is wonderfully portable, with even the piston twisting back inside so that it's stowed away when not in use. Plus, the coffee maker comes with a carry pouch, which will be particularly handy for any backpackers out in the wilderness who don't have space inside their bag. Simply pop the NS2 in its pouch and secure the pouch to one of your backpack's straps.

Finally, for those who may have noticed that the Wacaco Minipresso NS2's body looks different from the previous gen model, this is because it's partially made of wheat-base polymers, making this model it a bit more eco-friendly than the Wacaco Minipresso NS.

  • Design: 5 / 5

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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Wacaco Minipresso NS2: Performance

  • No water-heating capabilities
  • Only for Nespresso Original and compatible capsules
  • You might need to pump with two hands

The Wacaco Minipresso NS2 is 100% hand-operated, which means that in order to brew that espresso, you'll be putting your hands and arms to work. Not that it's difficult, mind you; but you might not relish the thought of waking in your tent the morning after a six-hour hike to be pumping a machine for your coffee.

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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Personally, since you're already having to heat up water separately, we'd rather just use a mini percolator or a moka pot (which will see you carry just a small Ziplock bag of ground beans instead of individual capsules that take up space), concentrated coffee, or coffee tea bags instead. Those alternatives require less effort generate less waste. 

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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Bear in mind that the Wacaco Minipresso NS2 only accepts Nespresso Original capsules and compatibles. It's very likely that any third-party reusable pods won't fit in the NS2's compartment.

However, while a percolator or a Moka pot is designed to make espresso, the other two alternatives aren't. Percolators also don't typically produce the right pressure – although a few do come with a cremator to make crema, which a lot of people like in their espresso.

In its favour, the Wacaco Minipresso NS2 boasts 18-bar pressure and can deliver espresso with a nice crema on top. And for those concerned about the environmental impact, note that brands such as Nespresso and Dualit do offer their own recycling pod scheme.

Wacaco Minipresso NS2

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It takes about three to five pumps before the espresso starts to squirt out and a few more to fill that mini cup. Those with bigger hands will be able to get away with using the Minipresso NS2 one-handed; those with regular-sized or mini mitts will want to use it two-handed, or else risk missing the cup and making a mess – as we did. Operating it with two hands just gives you a bit more control.

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If you do love the taste of Nespresso capsule coffee, you'll love the end result. The espresso that comes out is perfectly "brewed," and while the crema on top isn't the thickest, it's nice and creamy. You also have the added benefit of enjoying the different flavors that Nespresso has to offer, including cocoa truffle, vanilla eclair, and caramel crème brûlée.

  • Performance: 3.5 / 5

Should I buy the Wacaco Minipresso NS2?

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How I tested the Wacaco Minipresso NS2

  • Tested it for a couple of weeks
  • Tested it at home, on the road, and in the outdoors
  • Used Nespresso Original capsules for testing

The Wacaco Minipresso NS2 isn't the kind of coffee "machine" you'd have to test for a long time, being a straightforward pumping device that don't really need (and have) a lot of features. However, it is a kind of unique one that might take some getting used to in order for users to appreciate. So, I spent a couple of weeks testing it, which I spent experimenting with different pumping techniques and just making it a part of my daily routine in general.

Since it is focused on portability, I not only used it at home but while going on quick weekend road trips, hikes, and a camping trip as well. I wanted to know, since it's not exactly one- or two-step process making coffee with it, if it's actually as convenient as it claims when you don't have access to such things as an electric kettle and a faucet.

I've been a product tester and reviewer for years, and have tested the original version of the Wacao portable coffee machine when it came out. I also travel, hike, and go on camping trips a lot, which makes me the perfect market for it.

Read more about how we test

  • First reviewed October 2022
Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Adapt mattress review: optimal relief for back sleepers
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Tempur-Adapt mattress review: two-minute review

The Tempur-Adapt mattress is Tempur-Pedic's mid-range model, albeit it's still quite pricey relative to many of the best mattresses on the market. (It has a starting MSRP of $1,699 for a twin.)  After three weeks of sleeping on a twin-sized Tempur-Adapt, here's what I (and my 5-person testing panel) discovered about this popular memory foam mattress...

My fellow testers and I are habitual back sleepers, but all of us felt the most comfortable lying on our backs. In this position, we experienced the "legendary pressure relief" Tempur-Pedic promises, along with all-over support that kept us well-aligned. It was a similar experience when we slept on our stomachs, but side sleeping was a mixed bag. I found it too firm along my shoulders, while another side sleeper said it was too soft along her hips.

Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Adapt mattress against a white background

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Motion isolation is incredible. Tempur Material absorbs almost every movement with ease so couples will benefit from it. Edge support is sufficient — there was some noticeable give when we sat along the edges but none of us feared falling off the bed. Unfortunately, temperature regulation is where the Tempur-Adapt faltered. Despite measures to make my sleeping environment as pleasant as possible, I woke up warm or downright sweaty while sleeping on the Tempur-Adapt mattress.

White-glove delivery is standard, which will be a welcome perk for anyone who can't maneuver their mattress solo. The Tempur-Adapt arrives flat, ready to sleep on as soon as it's placed on your bed frame. Mattress removal is also included if you need it. Since I had no way to dispose of my previous mattress, I took advantage of this convenience.

Keep scrolling to learn more about how the Tempur-Adapt fared when it came to pressure relief, motion isolation, edge support, and temperature regulation — following TechRadar's mattress testing methodology. There are also general considerations regarding cost and value, plus ease of set-up.

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: price

  • Tempur-Pedic's mid-range model
  • Save up to $300 during rare Tempur-Pedic sales
  • Short trial and warranty, but in-home delivery is included

The Tempur-Adapt mattress is second only to the entry-level Tempur-Cloud bed-in-a-box in terms of pricing. The MSRP for a Tempur-Adapt is $1,669 for a twin and $2,199 for a queen. It's worth noting that these are lower ticket prices than we've recently seen from Tempur-Pedic — the retail price for a twin was previously $1,949 while a queen was $2,749.

Below is the official 2023 pricing for the Tempur-Adapt Mattress:

  • Twin MSRP: $1,699
  • Twin XL MSRP: $1,699
  • Full MSRP: $2,049
  • Queen MSRP: $2,199
  • King MSRP: $2,899
  • Split King MSRP: $3,398
  • Cal king MSRP: $2,899
  • Split Cal king MSRP: $3,398

Despite its mid-range status in the Tempur-Pedic mattress lineup, the Tempur-Adapt is still among the priciest memory foam mattresses on the market. Tempur-Pedic mattress sales only run during major holidays. In fact, we saw $300 off the Tempur-Adapt during Tempur-Pedic's Presidents' Day sale. That's one of the more substantial savings we've seen as Tempur-Pedic usually takes $100 to $200 off.

However, Tempur-Pedic mattresses are sold at a number of third-party retailers like Amazon, Raymour & Flanigan and Mattress Firm. You can browse their respective mattress sales for possible savings outside of shopping events, although these stores generally follow Tempur-Pedic's pricing conventions at the time. (Also, we'd recommend buying straight from the manufacturer for easier aftercare.)

For the amount of money you pay, Tempur-Pedic doesn't offer much in terms of its trial and warranty periods at 90 days and 10 years, respectively. (Plus, it costs $175 to return it.) On the other hand, in-home delivery and mattress setup are included, which is a perk most brands don't include for free, if at all.

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: specs

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: materials and design

  • An 11-inch mattress with three layers
  • Cover has a cool-to-the-touch feeling
  • Tempur Material adapts to your weight and temperature

The 11-inch Tempur-Adapt mattress contains three layers — an 8-inch polyfoam base layer, a 1.5-inch support layer of dense Original Tempur Material in the middle, and a 1.5-inch comfort layer of softer TEMPUR-ES Material on top. Together, these layers are designed to provide adequate pressure relief, support, and response time.  A hybrid upgrade is available, which adds a layer of individually-wrapped coils for more bounce.

Tempur-Adapt mattress review featuring a close-up of the knit cover

A close-up of the Tempur-Adapt's knit cooling cover (Image credit: Future / Alison Barretta)

Tempur Material features an open-cell construction to help disperse heat, along with a knit cover made from specialized yarn that gives it a cool-to-the-touch feeling. These work in tandem to regulate temperature and prevent overheating.

The cover is spot-clean only so you'll want to invest in the best mattress protector to safeguard it from spills, bed bugs, and other unpleasantries. Note that Tempur-Pedic recommends using its own-brand mattress protector to enhance the contouring properties of the Tempur Material.

Design score: 4.5 out of 5

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: comfort

  • Rated 7.5 out of 10 on the firmness scale
  • Exceptional for back sleepers
  • Won't suit all side sleepers

For three weeks, I (an average-sized side/stomach sleeper) slept on a twin Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Adapt mattress — but since comfort is subjective, I recruited a panel of five individuals to provide their perspectives by napping on it for at least 15 minutes. My group included men and women of varying heights, weights, and sleep preferences.

The Tempur-Adapt mattress comes in one firmness, which we collectively rate a 7.5 out of 10 on the firmness scale. Although one person in our group said it was soft (especially along her hips while side sleeping), the majority of us found it close to Tempur-Pedic's self-assessment of medium.

A cat helps out with the Tempur-Adapt mattress review

Note: Alex the Cat was not an official part of the testing panel. (Image credit: Future / Alison Barretta)

It took me a couple of weeks to break in the Tempur-Adapt when sleeping on my side. (It was particularly firm around my shoulders.) However, I liked resting on my stomach since the mattress gently cradled my hips level while keeping them level with the rest of my body.

However, my testing group and I agree that the Tempur-Adapt is most comfortable for back sleeping. All of us felt immediate pressure relief in our backs, and regardless of our stature our body weight was evenly distributed so we were well supported. (Interestingly enough, nobody in our group is a natural back sleeper.)

I had just completed my Saatva Loom & Leaf mattress review so I was used to sleeping on a slightly softer mattress. The Tempur-Adapt felt a touch too firm for me at first, but I gradually eased into it. Meanwhile, most of my fellow testers usually sleep on a firm mattress at home and found it plusher than they're used to but still comfortable.

Testing pressure relief for the Tempur-Adapt mattress review

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I tested the Tempur-Adapt's "legendary pressure relief" by placing a 56lb kettlebell in the middle of the mattress to simulate someone sinking into it. The weight compressed the mattress by around 2.5 inches, and it took 20 seconds for the Tempur Material to snap back into place. 

What did we human testers think? We liked the responsiveness and soft hug of the top TEMPUR-ES layer, especially those of us who experience regular aches and pains. As someone who's dealt with a recent lower back injury, I appreciated how the Tempur Material relieved pressure from my hips and lumbar.

Final verdict? The Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Adapt mattress provides the best pressure relief and all-around support for back sleepers. Stomach sleepers should also get on with it, but if you favor your side you might not find that keen balance of comfort and support. Check out any of the best mattresses for side sleepers instead.

Comfort score: 4 out of 5

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: temperature regulation

  • Sleeps hot, despite its cool-to-the-touch cover
  • Specialty bedding could help improve this

I'm prone to overheating at night yet can't help cocooning myself in covers. Thus, I was excited to put the Tempur-Adapt through its paces here, given the Tempur Material's response to temperature and the cool-to-the-touch surface.

Despite wearing lightweight pajamas and using cotton-polyester bed linens, I woke up warm to sweaty most mornings. I even transitioned from a mid-weight comforter to a lightweight crocheted blanket and still couldn't cool off.

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: feeling the cooling cover of the mattress

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There are a couple of things to note here. First. Tempur-Pedic says its Tempur Material could lead to an increase in blood circulation, which could result in needing fewer covers. (That didn't make a difference to me, unfortunately.)

Second, Tempur-Pedic warns that mattress protectors may impede the Tempur Material from doing its thing, which is why the brand recommends using a Tempur-Pedic mattress protector. My polyester mattress protector is quite thin but it possibly affected how well the Tempur-Adapt could regulate temperature.

Still, I was not expecting this level of discomfort, especially for a premium mattress with a cooling cover.

Temperature regulation score: 2 out of 5

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: motion isolation

  • Tempur-Material absorbs nearly every movement
  • An excellent choice for co-sleeping

The Tempur-Adapt may have failed the temperature regulation segment of the review, but it passed its motion isolation tests with flying colors.

A twin bed is meant to comfortably accommodate one person so to measure motion isolation I dropped a 10lb weight next to an empty wine glass from six inches high and varying distances away. This is meant to simulate a partner's movements as they shift positions or get in and out of bed.

Testing motion isolation with a wine glass and kettlebell for the Tempur-Adapt mattress review.

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When I dropped the weight 25 inches away, the wine glass remained firmly in place. I counted one jiggle when I performed the same test from 12 inches away. When I released the weight from four inches away, the wine glass briefly wobbled back and forth before returning to its original position.

What does this mean? If you share a bed with a fidgety co-sleeper or someone who has a different schedule than you do, you'll barely notice a thing because the Tempur-Adapt absorbs nearly every movement. Plus, plenty of happy couples have left glowing reviews praising its low motion transfer.

Motion isolation score: 4.5 of 5

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: edge support

  • Provides adequate edge support
  • Top cover bunches up a bit
  • No danger of falling off

Regardless of whether you sleep on a twin or a king, edge support is a key feature to consider. Not only do strong edges prevent sagging, but they can aid sleepers with mobility issues who need to sit before getting in or out of bed. (Not to mention, it lessens the fear of possibly rolling overboard while you sleep.)

Testing the edge support for the Tempur-Adapt mattress review using a kettlebell.

(Image credit: Future / Alison Barretta)

I placed my 56lb kettlebell along the Tempur-Adapt's edges along the middle perimeter and at the bottom. The weight compressed the mattress two inches at either edge. It did create a slight bulge in the top layer, but the edges returned to form once I removed the kettlebell.

My fellow testers and I also sat on the center edge plus along the corners. Some of us felt more sinkage than others, but none of us felt like we were in danger of falling off. We didn't experience any issues with getting up from the mattress, either.

Based on these assessments, the Tempur-Adapt mattress has average edge support. However, like standard foam, Tempur Material has a lot of give to it so this is to be expected. Hybrid mattresses are generally a better option if you need exceptional edge support since they combine foam with reinforced coils. (The Tempur-Adapt is available as a hybrid, as well.)

Edge support score: 3.5 out of 5

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: setup

  • Arrives flat, and delivered right to your room of choice
  • Mattress removal is also included free of charge
  • No obvious off-gassing smell

There was little I had to do to set up the Tempur-Adapt mattress. Since it arrives flat, Tempur-Pedic includes free in-home delivery straight into your room of choice. All I had to do was confirm a delivery date and time.

About a week after my initial contact with a local logistics company, a couple of crew members placed a fully-formed Tempur-Adapt mattress on my platform bed. I could have slept on it right away if I wanted to but since my delivery was nice and early at 9 am on a Monday morning, I opted to wait anyway.

Tempur-Adapt mattress review, featuring the mattress on a platform bed right after setup

(Image credit: Future / Alison Barretta)

The complimentary white glove delivery is a nice perk if you live alone, are recovering from an injury, or sleep on a larger bed. (Depending on the size, the Tempur-Adapt weighs between 44lbs and 96lbs.)

Optional mattress removal is also available. I took advantage of this service since I had no way to dispose of my previous mattress. Note that you'll have to include this in your delivery notes when you make your appointment.

I didn't detect an obvious off-gassing smell from the Tempur-Adapt mattress. Tempur-Pedic uses CertiPUR-US-certified foams low in the volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions that could make your new mattress stink. (Avoiding the whole process of unfurling a vacuum-sealed foam bed may have aided in an odorless experience, too.)

Setup score: 5 out of 5

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: customer reviews

  • 4.5 out of 5-star rating on Tempur-Pedic's site
  • Praised for its contouring properties and pain relief
  • Many complain about overheating

To supplement my experience and that of my testing panel, I combed through hundreds of user reviews to provide an even greater perspective of how well this mattress performs. The Tempur-Adapt Medium mattress has a 4.5-star rating out of 5 from nearly 1,000 reviews on Tempur-Pedic's website as of March 2023. 

Those who like the Tempur-Adapt mattress say that it's helped alleviate issues like snoring and back pain. Plus, many sleepers praise its contouring properties and low motion transfer. On the other hand, some reviewers say it sleeps too hot, while several side sleepers claim it's too firm. You can filter reviews by keyword and star rating so you can find exactly what you'd like to know about this mattress.

The Tempur-Adapt mattress is sold at a selection of third-party sellers, with an average rating of at least 4 stars. However, most of those reviews appear to be sourced from Tempur-Pedic's website, so it's best to just look there.

Should you buy the Tempur-Adapt mattress?

I recommend the Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Adapt mattress for back sleepers who are seeking exceptional pressure relief and all-over support. Despite not being natural back sleepers ourselves, my testing panel and I felt the most comfortable resting in this position, followed by sleeping prone (on our stomachs). Side sleepers, on the other hand, may not get on as well with it. Although I gradually settled into the Tempur-Adapt after a couple of weeks, side sleeping wasn't the most comfortable for me on this mattress.

Co-sleepers who want a mattress that absorbs nearly every movement should also be satisfied with the Tempur-Adapt based on my testing plus the glowing reviews from content couples. Hot sleepers, meanwhile, will want to avoid sinking money into this mattress unless they're willing to pay extra for Tempur-approved bedding. (Personally, I don't know how much of a difference this would make so go for a dedicated cooling mattress instead.) 

The most important thing I took from my testing is that brand reputation alone should not dictate your mattress purchase. My expectations were admittedly quite high due to it being a premium mattress from a renowned company. Despite my issues with it, I still believe it's a well-made mattress that'll perfectly suit a certain type of sleeper. It's quite an investment, though, so try to take advantage of the rare Tempur-Pedic sale when you can.

Alternatively, for a more affordable way to bring Tempur-Pedic's signature comfort into your home, check out our Tempur-Adapt mattress topper review.

Tempur-Adapt mattress review: Also consider

Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Breeze Mattress
If you want to enjoy the cradling comfort of Tempur Material without overheating, you'll want the Tempur-Breeze, which sleeps between 3 and 8 degrees cooler, depending on the version you choose. It's loaded with cooling tech such as Tempur-CM Material (which cycles out heat and humidity) and a layer of PureCool+ Phase Change Material. The downside: it's Tempur-Pedic's priciest mattress.View Deal

Saatva Loom & Leaf Mattress
This memory foam mattress is comparable to the Tempur-Adapt in price and construction. Notable here is a gel-infused foam lumbar crown, a boon for anyone with lower back pain. Motion isolation is also excellent, but it does tend to sleep warm. White glove delivery is included, as are a one-year trial and a lifetime warranty — arguably making it a better value than the Tempur-Adapt.
Read our Saatva Loom & Leaf reviewView Deal

Helix Midnight Mattress
Side sleepers, this is made just for you. Despite being a hybrid, the Helix Midnight has a plusher feel than the Tempur-Adapt and provides exceptional pressure relief along the shoulders and hips. It also has impressive temperature regulation and very good motion isolation, but edge support could be better.
Read our Helix Midnight reviewView Deal

How I tested the Tempur-Adapt mattress

I slept on a twin Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Adapt Medium mattress for three weeks between January and February 2023. Although it's officially winter in my part of the world at this time, overnight temperatures ranged from below-freezing to unseasonably mild. I used cotton-polyester linens and alternated between a mid-weight polyester comforter and a lightweight crocheted blanket.

In addition to my own experience, I asked a 5-person panel to sleep on the Tempur-Adapt mattress in multiple positions for at least 15 minutes and sit on the edges. Participants ranged in height and weight, with our smallest tester being 5ft4in and 125lbs, and our biggest tester being 6ft and 190lbs.  

To objectively evaluate the Tempur-Adapt's firmness, edge support, and motion isolation, I performed standardized tests to gauge these features beyond my preferences and potential biases.

First reviewed: February 2023

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