Technology

Motorola Edge Review: An attractive display can’t atone for those mid-range shooters

October 26, 2020

With strong entries from the likes of Oppo, Google and Samsung, the Android market is as competitive as ever in 2020. It’d be foolish to count Motorola out, especially since the stalwart company has put out what is perhaps their finest, value-conscious smartphone to date with the Motorola Edge. With the “+” version sitting at […]

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Ring Video Doorbell 2020 Review: Fantastic value but a few compromises

October 26, 2020

Although Ring has introduced a multitude of video doorbells for what is now the most complete range in the market, the original Ring Video Doorbell is still a winner. And it’s been updated too, taking the original and updating it to modern standards while still keeping the price point low and affordable. As it stands, […]

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LG XBoom Go PL5 Review: A mature take on light-up Bluetooth speakers

October 26, 2020

While I’ve been particularly impressed with their TV range this year, I wasn’t expecting the company to race towards the end of 2020 by bolstering their modest but mighty range of portable Bluetooth speakers. Adding a new layer to their LG XBOOM Go PK series, a trio of XBoom Go PL speakers has just been […]

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Audiofly AFT2 Headphones Review: Looks good, lasts long, sounds restrained

October 26, 2020

Perth-based company Audiofly has already proven dependable when it comes to personal audio devices, with their overhead headphones in particular getting over thanks to smart, ergonomic design and excellent, varied sound signatures. The brand’s second-gen true wireless in-ear headphones, the AFT2, looks to continue that great reputation, sitting at a very affordable price tag of […]

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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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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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Blue Yeti X

Are we crazy or is the Blue Yeti X WOW Shadowlands mic really beautiful

October 13, 2020

Look at this tasteful Blue Yeti X mic designed around World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. Seriously, look at it. The subdued palette in Battle Grey with gold accents. The artful runes around the mic’s base. The smooth, elegant shape of the mic itself. We don’t get a lot of peripherals in the games sphere that are […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Huawei Matebook X Pro Review: Powerful, but held back by design choices

September 25, 2020

Huawei is known for rewarding high price tags with ambitious spec sheets, at least attempting to somewhat re-balance the tug-o-war between power and value. This year, that’s been most clearly demonstrated with the ridiculously pricey P40 Pro+, asking a lot, but giving just as much. Balance is hard to achieve the more the price hikes, […]

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Skullcandy Push Ultra Review: Death by design

September 25, 2020

Skullcandy has long been a reliable brand when it comes to personal audio devices, but truly wireless earbuds are still a relatively new line for them with the original Push released in 2018. This year, we’ve got the Push Ultra, sitting at at A$249.95, only slightly cheaper than the current price for Sony’s gold-standard WF-1000XM3 […]

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Xbox Series X accesories

All the Xbox Series X accessories you can preorder in Australia right now

September 24, 2020

After the insanity that was Preorder Day, we thought it might be a good idea to put together a list of all the Xbox Series X accessories you can preorder in Australia. Bare in mind, stock appears to fairly limited for launch so don’t be too disappointed if you miss out, and know that you […]

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PS5 accessories

All the PS5 accessories you can preorder in Australia right now

September 24, 2020

The very first wave of PS5 accessories is on the way, and as we’re sure you can imagine, pre-order shipments are selling out fast. You’re going to need to move quickly if you want to snap any up. To make things a bit easier, we’ve rounded up all the official PS5 accessories dropping on launch […]

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Samsung slims its Galaxy S20 price tag with the affordable ‘Fan Edition’

September 24, 2020

While plenty of attention is focused on Samsung’s super premium Z Fold2 device right now, the company has released the latest model in its dominant Galaxy S20 series, slimming a few things and straightening out the price point for a “Fan Edition”. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE takes much of what makes its more expensive […]

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Three of the most popular Razer accessories go wireless

September 24, 2020

Razer has announced three of its most iconic gaming peripherals are getting the wireless treatment. The BlackShark V2 Pro, DeathAdder V2 Pro, and BlackWidow V4 Pro are part of the brand’s latest range of wireless flagship products. Now gamer’s will be able to enjoy their favourite games without the hindrance of cables getting in the […]

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Bose announces second-generation Sleepbuds coming to Australia next month

September 23, 2020

Bose is dipping its toes back into the burgeoning world of wellness tech with the next generation of the brand’s bedtime wearable. The Bose Sleepbuds II will arrive in Australian stores next month, bringing demonstrably better noise masking than the first-gen model, as well as new categories of content designed to better target relaxation and […]

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Therabody Wave Roller Review: Self-massage just got smarter

September 22, 2020

After launching their highly sought Theragun line of percussive massage guns in Australia, Therabody seem more than ready to grow with the burgeoning world of smart tech wellness products. And their first non-gun step in that direction is the Wave Roller – a smart, vibrating version of the classic foam roller, aimed for a convenient […]

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Oppo set to launch various smartwatches and earbuds in Australia

September 21, 2020

Given their popularity amongst Android users in Australia, it’s a surprise that Oppo has taken this long to official expand the brand’s ecosystem down under. That all changes at the end of this month, as Oppo unveil a series of smartwatches and wireless earbuds, set to compete on two very busy markets. Hitting stores on […]

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Sony ZV-1 Review: the All-In-One Compact for Content

September 18, 2020

If you make content but you don’t speak camera, Sony has your back. The ZV-1, Sony’s compact do-it-all camera hit the scene in June and immediately made waves with its long list of innovative features designed especially for video content creators who don’t want to mess around with multiple lenses or large camera bodies. What’s […]

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Bose is releasing both the QuietComfort and Sports earbuds next month

September 15, 2020

Bose’s highly regarded QuietComfort series is about to get slimmed down and transposed from over-head headphones to truly wireless earbuds. The company first teased the arrival when it put out the excellent but ambitiously priced NC700 headphones last year, but delays presented themselves. And now here we are. Those promised QuietComfort Earbuds are due to […]

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D-Link AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router Review: A ‘work from home’ essential

September 15, 2020

Working From Home has made maintaining a faster, more stable Wi-Fi connection one of the most important things to consider in 2020. That necessitates a leap from the current standard of 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) to 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) in order to cope with the burgeoning number and diversity of smart devices vying for that signal, […]

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LG’s new earbuds come with an industry-first, germ-killing UV charging case

September 14, 2020

LG Electronics Australia is officially bringing the company’s newest wireless earbuds, the LG Tone Free FN6, down under this month. And in an attempt to stand far apart from the massively overstuffed market, the designers have surprisingly focused on health as a paramount feature, equipping the accompanying charging case with a built-in ultraviolent light that […]

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Here’s what to expect from OPPO’s new ColorOS 11

September 14, 2020

Following the initial rollout of Android 11 to Google’s Pixel devices, Oppo has now lifted the lid on its own operating system, ColorOS 11. As one of the first OEM’s to bring the latest Android 11 update to its users, Oppo is moving fast to ensure a total of 28 phones receive the huge update […]

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