Author: Chris Singh

Chris Singh is the Deputy Editor of the AU review and a freelance travel writer. You can reach him on Instagram by following @chrisdsingh.

DJI Pocket 2 looks like another big win for content creators

October 21, 2020

Though they were relatively quiet during the first half of this year, DJI seems to be letting everything flow as we prepare to say goodbye to 2020. The company, which specialises in civilian drones and creative camera technology, has already impressed with the DJI OM4 smartphone gimbal, and are about to beef their Ronin series. […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Jaguar Jonze from Brisbane, Australia

October 19, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Recipe: Melissa Leong’s Kheer Mango Rice Pudding

October 19, 2020

In showcasing the various notes of the new Nescafe Farmers Origins capsule range, ambassador – and beloved MasterChef judge – Melissa Leong has developed several recipes to pair up with each capsule. And given the range is one of the most far-reaching and adventurous Nestle has put out to date, the recipes Leong has developed […]

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DJI is bringing two brand new game-changing Ronin gimbals to Australia

October 19, 2020

Following the release of the OM4 – which we slapped with a top score in our review – the perpetual drone-flying team at DJI has announced a swift expansion to their popular Ronin series of professional gimbals, introducing the rebranded DJI RS 2 and DJI RSC 2. Both systems have been designed to offer a […]

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Tour Talk: You can now drink your way around Hunter Valley on a London-style double decker bus

October 19, 2020

Super convenient activities and experiences booking service Klook has now made it much easier, and cheaper, to plan the most quintessential Hunter Valley itinerary by opening the platform to 25 instantly bookable wine tastings. What’s more is that over 10 of those tastings have been made available for just $1 (with promo code “WINETIME”), with […]

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Southern Comfort is giving away $5,000 to help you live your “Easiest Day Ever”

October 19, 2020

You’d think with the multitude of “International something days”, we’d be blunted to the reality of yet another annual celebration aggressively shoved into our social media feeds and forcing us to fake enthusiasm. International cream puff day? International drinking straw day? International spaghetti day? As good as that last one is, not everything deserves a […]

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Track of the Day: The Buckleys “Breathe” (2020)

October 16, 2020

Byron Bay sibling trio The Buckleys have just put out their debut album Daydream, an identity-forming project spanning country, pop, Americana and indie, all wrapped up in what is one of the most summer-appropriate sounds from a young Aussie band right now. It’s hard to choose a highlight from the piece, given no less than […]

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Track of the Day: LA Women “Falling in Love” (2020)

October 15, 2020

Auckland based indie-pop trip LA Women aren’t letting 2020, or social clout chasing (a very, very common thing) slow them down as they slink of the wobbly pop of “Falling In Love”. Musing on a status-obsessed society, the Kiwi outfit turn in another strong offering following over R&B-indebted funk-pop numbers like “Love Me” and 2019 […]

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Cocktail recipes from the best bars in Chicago, Illinois

October 13, 2020

Domestic travel is on the cusp of a resurgence with states across Australia beginning to relax lockdown measures. International travel? That’s a different story. With many countries around the world struggling in the fight against COVID-19, we’ve been given conflicting information on when international travel will resume to a sense of normalcy anytime soon. Some […]

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Amazon Prime Day Starts Today: What to expect from this week’s mega-sale

October 13, 2020

Get your clicking fingers ready because Amazon’s highly anticipated Prime Day is now live, bringing massive savings on a bunch of big name brands so you don’t have to wait for any Christmas sales. For the next 48 hours, all Australian deals will be running up until Wednesday 14th October 11:59pm (AEDT), although Prime Day […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Chip E from Chicago, Illinois

October 12, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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DJI OM4 Review: Who needs Hollywood when the content king still reigns supreme

October 12, 2020

DJI is once again positioned as the go-to brand for smartphone-friendly gimbals with the OM4. Sure, it’s largely an iterative improvement over its highly successful predecessor, but the small changes bring a few neat design tricks and a refined feature set, attempting to not only attract new fans, but justify the bump up for those […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Bridgette Meinhold from Park City, Utah

October 7, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Merivale favourite Uccello will reopen this month under new chef Nigel Ward

October 7, 2020

With the sun now springing from its winter hideout, Merivale is bringing back one of the group’s long-standing favourites, poolside Italian restaurant Uccello. Now helmed by young chef Nigel Ward, ivy pool’s popular hotspot will reveal a swift renaissance, shifting its attention to the Amalfi coast as a new menu takes its cues from the […]

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Harman Kardon Neo Review: Punching well above its weight

October 6, 2020

Portable speakers may not be pumped out as regularly as truly wireless headphones/earbuds right now, but Harman Kardon have certainly made a strong case for the mini audio devices in 2020. With the Neo, the stalwart brand has presented something incredibly lightweight but packed it with enough punch to easily place it as your next […]

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Skullcandy Indy Evo Review: Healthy competition in a crowded market

October 6, 2020

Skullcandy may be relatively young when it comes to truly wireless earbuds, but the reputable audio company has shown time and time again that they can never be discounted in a fiercely competitive market. Although despite their penchant for personal audio, the company still feels like it’s pulling punches with their latest additions to the […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Scott Bomar from Memphis, Tennessee

October 5, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Pup Yeah! QT Hotels are going all out with a new dog-friendly concept

October 5, 2020

Let’s face it, as much as you need a staycation, your desire to get out and about once more has nothing on what your best fur friend has been going through this year. Dogs need pampering too, which is why QT Hotels & Resorts across Australia and New Zealand have introduced a new concept called […]

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Huawei announce new Watch Fit and expand Australian footprint

October 5, 2020

Chinese tech giant Huawei may have its fair share of problems over in the US, but the Australian market seems to be going just fine for them. In response to the popularity of devices like the P40 and Watch GT 2, the company has doubled down on their Australia presence and just opened their second […]

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Oppo is bringing the new Reno4 series to Australia this month

October 5, 2020

Continuing their strong 2020 run thus far, Oppo will bring the new Reno4 series to Australia in October, sporting two 5G phones for the mid-tier market with a feature-heavy set that includes advanced low-light photography and videography modes, fast charging and the kind of display you’d typically expect from more expensive phones. The Reno4 5G […]

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‘Looking past the Pandemic’ with Emi Secrest from Memphis, Tennessee

October 1, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Jabra Evolve2 85 Review: The best business headphones out right now

September 30, 2020

Not content with dominating the market for sports earbuds, Jabra has gone and put out what is easily one of – if not the – best business-minded pair of headphones of 2020. That’s no surprise given that the company isn’t at all new to this game, and their previous noise-cancelling enterprise headsets have received plenty […]

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Philips Sonicare DiamondClean 9000 Review: Feeling the pressure

September 29, 2020

Is $379 too much to spend on a smart toothbrush? As we continue to look at smart home essential for the AU review, we were bound to run into the crossroad of hygiene and technology at some point. That brings us to Philip’s Sonicare DiamondClean 9000, an app-connected electric toothbrush that’s making some ambitious claims […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Gregory Alan Isakov from Boulder, Colorado

September 29, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Is The Walking Dead: The World Beyond worth watching?

September 29, 2020

There’s a scene in the second episode of The Walking Dead: The World Beyond where our four teenage protagonists are hiding from “empties” (walkers, zombies) in a treehouse, chewing through the short time by playing Monopoly and passing a bowling ball around while bellowing “Big Moe” – the ball’s given name. It’s amongst the most […]

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Five new drinks you need in your life right now

September 29, 2020

As we move away from winter and into spring, those who love a good, hard spirit are looking for something a bit more vibrant on the palate. Although given that we haven’t quite left the erratic weather behind, something mature and full of enough fire to keep the chest cosy at night. That’s a delicate […]

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‘Looking past the Pandemic’ with Slow Pulp from Chicago, USA

September 28, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with GL from Melbourne, Australia

September 28, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Sony WH-1000XM4 Review: Annihilating the competition

September 28, 2020

Want the short and sweet verdict on the Sony WH-1000XM4 over-ear headphones? They are exceptional, and by far the best I have ever owned. Although you probably already expected that. With the fourth-generation of the company’s insanely popular wireless headphones dominating 2020, Sony has once again come out and reclaimed the throne, defending against the […]

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Black Star Pastry gets theatrical with their newest cake, the Chocolate Mirage

September 28, 2020

The ever-creative, dessert-minded folks at Black Star Pastry may be most famous for the juicy flavours of watermelon and strawberries, but they never shy away from the quintessential hit of chocolate now and then. That’s most evident with their latest creation, the dramatic and hugely indulgent “Chocolate Mirage”. Adding to their already stacked and varied […]

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