Here’s everything announced at Apple’s iPhone 15 reveal event

September 15, 2023

It’s that time of year again when Apple reveals its latest model phones and watches after successfully keeping their details under wraps. As many might have guessed, four new iPhones and two new Apple Watches are heading our way in the next few weeks, as revealed in their latest Wonderlust presentation. Surprisingly, the iPhone 15 […]

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Tech Review: The Aspera AS8 falters in places, but still provides incredible value

September 15, 2023

We recently took the time to check out and review Australian-owned Aspera Mobile’s latest entry-level handset, the AS5. While we found it far from perfect, it’s undoubtedly one of the best phones you can get for A$99, packing in an impressive amount of features like facial recognition and dual-sim compatibility. The AS8 is undoubtedly a […]

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Tech Review: The Aspera AS5 provides some impressive bang for your buck

September 13, 2023

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Australian-owned company Aspera Mobile has launched the AS5, a new entry-level 4G handset with an impressive amount of features at just A$99. Yes, you read that right. It’s admittedly a great price for a phone that includes some nifty features like facial recognition and dual-sim compatibility, all while running on […]

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Chance the Rapper

Honouring 50 Years of Hip Hop with Chance The Rapper at SXSW Sydney 2023

September 12, 2023

Multi-Grammy award-winning Chance the Rapper will be speaking at this year’s inaugural Sydney SXSW this October. He joins a stacked program of over 1,000 ground-breaking events and sessions on Tech and Innovation, Games, Music, Screen and Culture. Chance has won the respect of both his industry peers and former President Barack Obama, who described him […]

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The AU Review’s official last-minute Father’s Day gift guide for 2023

August 28, 2023

We’re counting the days to Father’s Day and you’ve no doubt been thinking about what the old man could use this year. The AU Review presents its annual last minute dad day gift guide to help you cut through the noise and introduce a few ideas that we think would go down well on Sunday, […]

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Tech Review: The Motorola Razr 40 Ultra is a solid foldable handset

August 21, 2023

Motorola has been ahead of the game in terms of flip phones and cutting-edge technology, with previous iterations of this iconic phone dating all the way back to 1996. Since then, they have been perfecting their craft, which feels like it has led up to the release of the Razr 40 Ultra, a premium flip […]

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Aspera Mobile launches new and feature-packed AS8 4G smart phone

August 17, 2023

Hot off the heels of the affordable AS5 4G smartphone, Australia’s Aspera Mobile has launched the AS8 4G, one of the most feature-packed budget smartphones you can find for just A$149. Also compatible with 4G networks, the AS8 4G will add to Aspera’s recent goal to combat the rising cost of living. Aspera Mobile has […]

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SXSW Sydney 2023: A fusion of creativity, innovation, and local talent

August 14, 2023

For the first time in its history, the renowned futurist conference and festival, South by Southwest (SXSW), is expanding beyond its Texan roots to Sydney, Australia. Taking place from October 15 to October 22, 2023, SXSW Sydney promises to be an extraordinary event, bringing together the world’s most inspired thinkers, creators, and innovators right here […]

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Tech Review: The Turtle Beach Stealth Pro is a solid headset for a premium price

August 11, 2023

Over the years, Turtle Beach has certainly nailed a solid range of comfortable and versatile headsets across a variety of price points. But for as much as they’ve dabbled in that top shelf, they now seem ready to comfortably play in that space with the Stealth Pro headset. This wireless headset packs in all the […]

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Tech Review: Shokz OpenFit headphones provide comfort and quality

August 4, 2023

For as long as Shokz has developed bone-conduction headphones, they’ve never really drawn me in. Maybe I was worried about the lack of audio quality, or even the overall comfortability of adjusting to these around my head during day-to-day activities. Enter the OpenFit headphones. Shokz has pivoted in a way, instead choosing to focus on […]

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Paul Tollett, Tan France and Cal Henderson join over 700 unmissable speakers at SXSW Sydney this October

August 3, 2023

The inaugural SXSW Sydney has just revealed an unmissable line-up of headline speakers. Initially an annual event in Austin Texas famous for launching the careers of the likes of Billie Eilish and Uber, this year the “festival of festivals” has been expanded to Sydney, and will comprise of 1000+ events, speakers and music acts. Coachella […]

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Aspera Mobile launches new and affordable AS5 4G smart phone

July 28, 2023

Australia’s Aspera Mobile has decided to celebrate its 10-year anniversary by launching a brand-new range of affordable, yet feature-packed smartphones. The first smartphone in the range will be the unlocked AS5 compatible with 4G networks, which will launch at just A$99. In response to the rising cost of living, Aspera Mobile intended to pack as […]

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Samsung Unpacked 2023: New Galaxy Z Series Smartphones, Watches and Tablets

July 27, 2023

Samsung has announced a brand new lineup of Galaxy Z Foldable smartphones, Watches and Tablets, all from their live event taking place in Seoul, South Korea, for the very first time. The massive announcement includes two smartwatches, three tablets and the fifth generation of the Galaxy Z Foldable smartphones. Watch 6 The event opened with […]

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Tech Review: The Asus ROG Azoth gaming keyboard feels as good as it looks

July 25, 2023

As long-winded as the name might sound, the Asus ROG Azoth 75% wireless mechanical gaming keyboard gets a lot right. For the premium A$399 price tag, it provides a sleek design, sturdy build quality, and satisfying and responsive NX switches. While it feels great to use for gaming and general typing, the featured corner OLED […]

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Tech Review: The OPPO Find N2 Flip is flipping the script

July 14, 2023

It’s safe to say that OPPO has become fairly acquainted with mobile phones over the past few years. While they’ve provided a wide range of both entry-level and high-value handsets, there’s also no doubt that phones are shifting into another era of, let’s just say, flexibility. Brands like Samsung and Motorola are very much into […]

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Tech Review: The BlueAnt X6 party speaker provides punch and value

June 30, 2023

BlueAnt is no stranger to the Bluetooth speaker game. While we’ve reviewed some smaller speakers in the past like the X0i and X1i, we now have the pleasure of checking out one of BlueAnt’s larger offerings. Valued at A$579, the X6 party speaker provides some impressive, balanced sound along with a laundry list of handy […]

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Tech Review: The OPPO Enco X2 earbuds provide a fantastic alternative

June 27, 2023

While OPPO has been known for a wide range of Android phones over the past few years, they’ve also built up an impressive range of earbuds, with the Enco X2 earbuds proving to be their latest foray into the premium space. The Enco X2 earbuds certainly have more than a few boxes in terms of […]

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Tech Review: The SteelSeries Apex Pro TKL Wireless Gaming Keyboard is an absolute winner

June 27, 2023

SteelSeries is no stranger to crafting some seriously premium gaming peripherals. I had personally been using the Apex Pro Mini prior to this review and had been loving it ever since. The only real issue with that keyboard is, that I’m not a huge fan of 60% keyboards, and do prefer the slightly larger TKL […]

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Tech Review: The Colgate Pulse Series 2 Toothbrush shakes up the formula

June 16, 2023

While I do my best to keep up with my dental hygiene, I must admit, it can sometimes be a struggle. I was previously using a rather entry-level Colgate PRO Clinical electric toothbrush and brushing twice a day on average, but there are many things that I’ve learnt since using the Colgate Pulse Series 2 […]

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Tech Review: The Corsair Xeneon 27QHD240 OLED Monitor is gorgeous, but incredibly expensive

June 7, 2023

Look, I get it. You get what you pay for. Corsair’s Xeneon 27-inch, QHD, 240Hz OLED monitor is many things. It’s sleek, crisp, responsive and vibrant. As many would have come to expect in recent years, any OLED option is looking to take the crown when it comes to panel quality, proving some of the […]

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Tech Review: The Asus ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition Gaming Mouse nails the essentials

June 6, 2023

Wow, that title was a mouthful. But unlike the Asus ROG Harpe Ace Aim Lab Edition’s overly long name, there’s a much simpler, refined review to unpack. Firstly, this version of the mouse is inspired by Aim Lab, the very home of FPS aiming training, meaning it’s specifically made for those hardcore FPS fans. While […]

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Tech Review: The Samsung MX-ST50B Sound Tower packs the punch to match its size

June 1, 2023

I’ll be honest, I’ve owned and reviewed plenty of Bluetooth speakers, but have never owned a more prominent sound tower. I never thought I really needed one. But after a few weeks with the Samsung MX-ST50B Sound Tower, I’m starting to rethink how I’ve ever gone without one for so long. Be it the seamless […]

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Tech Review: The OPPO A78 5G feels like a solid step forward for entry-level handsets

May 16, 2023

It’s no secret that with tech evolving at its current pace, new and popular features once exclusive to flagship mobile handsets, would eventually make their way down to both mid-range and entry level options. While the OPPO A78 5G lacks in certain areas, it still manages to compete strongly with certain mid-range offerings, thanks to […]

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Tech Review: Anker Soundcore VR P10 earphones provide a slim and feature-packed gaming alternative

May 3, 2023

Anker’s Soundcore range of both headphones and earphones continues to grow, with the newest VR P10 earphones offering a slim and feature-packed alternative for gamers. For those looking to take the weight off their heads during longer gaming sessions, the VR P10’s light and comfortable design makes this a breeze for connecting between multiple devices, […]

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Tech Review: The Roccat Kone Air gaming mouse prides itself on quality and comfort

May 2, 2023

Roccat’s mainline mouse offers yet another alternative for the more understated gamer who appreciates a comfortable and responsive mouse, without the extra bells and whistles. Unlike the admittedly solid Kone Pro Air and Kone XP Air gaming mice, the Kone Air opts out of any RGB support, while providing stellar battery life, solid build quality […]

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5 perfect technology gifts for your last minute Mother’s Day scramble

May 1, 2023

So you’ve left Mother’s Day gifting to the last minute again. As always, we’ve got you. Below we’ve curated five tech products we’ve been loving lately in case you want to pick mum up something that’ll make her life much easier. You know how much mums love new tech! Google Pixel 7 Pro Show her […]

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Tech Review: The Motorola Motog53 5G feels packed to the brim

April 26, 2023

The Motog53 5G stands as Motorola’s latest mid-range offering, providing a 120hz refresh rate, 5G capability and a sleek and minimalist design that is comfortable to hold and fits perfectly in both your hand and pocket. It’s admittedly been a while since I last used a Motorola phone, but I was quite surprised at how […]

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Sennheiser IE 200 review – wired to perfection

April 21, 2023

It’s been a while since I have used over-the-ear headphones. I enjoyed the sporty look and the secure fit that would allow me to partake in any amount of activities with the security that they won’t fall out or come undone. While it’s been a few years since my Beats over-ears have been in fashion, […]

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Twelve South HiRise 3 Review: Sleek and functional

February 27, 2023

The third generation of Twelve South’s HiRise chargers has landed, complete with a sleek and sexy new design, and MagSafe charging. Made specially for iPhones and accompanying Apple products like AirPods and the Apple Watch, the HiRise 3 provides up to 10W charging which feels rather standard, considering newer iPhones have the capability for faster […]

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Oppo A17 Review: An entry-level alternative

February 17, 2023

OPPO has long provided mobile phone users with a range of options, from the premium Reno8 Pro and Find X5 Pro models, to lower priced models like the A76 and A96. OPPO have recently decided to redefine their entry-level range with release of the A17. Featuring a premium look and feel, the A17 will provide […]

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