Technology

Click Frenzy 2022- What discounts to expect from Phonebot on Apple iPhones and Samsung this year?

May 24, 2022

2022 has been an exciting year for smartphones. Flagships have become flashier and more powerful, and their pricing has been confusing. If you’re like everyone else waiting for the mega sales, you must not miss Phonebot’s Click Frenzy 2022. It’s no secret that Samsung and iPhone devices are the top choices for bargain hunters and […]

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Momentum True Wireless 3 Earbuds Review : The perfect fit

May 18, 2022

Sennheiser has released their brand new headphones in the Momentum range, known as the True Wireless 3 earbuds. After a 2 year break and time to enjoy the truly excellent Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds (read our review here), the next version has now arrived, complete with an overhauled design and beautiful sound quality that […]

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D-Link announces the release of the G415 AX1500 4G Smart Router

May 18, 2022

In an ever evolving world, where most have been or are now working from home, or in multiple work spaces, it’s important to stay connected. D-Link has launched their newest mobile router, the G415, an AX1500 4G Smart Router that allows you to take advantage of your mobile carrier’s SIM card to share both your […]

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SteelSeries Aerox 9 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review: The ultimate MOBA sidekick

May 12, 2022

Out the gate, the SteelSeries Aerox 9 Wireless gaming mouse is nothing short of a premium experience. The Aerox line-up might be known for its unorthodox RGB inspired design on the surface, but make no mistake; the Aerox 9 Wireless is serious business.  Ticking many of the boxes the high-end price tag usually entails, this […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022: From Google gadgets to kitchen pros

May 1, 2022

With Mother’s Day coming up, the inevitable choice anxiety is starting to settle in. “Mother’s Day Gift Guide” is frantically being searched on Google in the hopes that dependable publishers will sort through the product bog and serve up some curated suggestions. We aren’t sitting this one out at the AU review. Here’s our annual […]

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Epos H3Pro Hybrid Gaming Headset Review: A premium alternative

April 28, 2022

The high-end gaming headset market has assumed a predictable but ultimately reliable cycle; good sound quality, comfort for longer listening periods and a decent microphone, capable of making both the necessary callouts in your games and the odd phone call. Every new headset needs to bring something new to the table if they want to […]

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SteelSeries Apex 3 TKL Keyboard Review: A solid, compact all-rounder

April 21, 2022

The SteelSeries Apex 3 TKL (TenKeyLess) keyboard is an entry-level gaming keyboard that sits beside its larger sibling, the Apex 3. The Apex 3 TKL does away with the numeric keypad and wrist rest, all while providing a smaller, more compact alternative that holds some nifty features and smooth functionality for genera all-around use, even […]

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SteelSeries Prime Mini Wireless Gaming Mouse Review: Small and mighty

April 12, 2022

SteelSeries is no stranger to creating some of the most premium gaming accessories and peripherals on the market, with their range of gaming mice providing a wide range of options for different types of gamers, from casual to hardcore. The Prime Mini Wireless however, feels like a fantastic middle ground. It’s incredibly minimal and sleek […]

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Why you should use WinX DVD Ripper Platinum to convert your DVDs to digital

March 8, 2022

As we use start to use DVD drives less and less, you may be thinking it’s time to convert them to digital files; whether it be to just back it up to a hard drive, adding to Plex library, or for other purposes. One of the services that this can be done with WinX DVD […]

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Augmented Reality mural activation brings street art to life in Port Adelaide

March 3, 2022

Port Adelaide has long been a street art hub, with the Wonderwalls Festival being a celebrated event. Both local and international artists have produced large scale murals, making the Port an artistic destination. For the 2022 Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide artists Vans the Omega and Dave Court have combined forces to create virtual reality interpretations of […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022: 5 gifts that anyone would love

February 10, 2022

Just because Christmas is in the rear-view, doesn’t mean you get a break when it comes to the year’s most notable gift-giving occasions. Valentine’s Day may have lost some of its allure over the years, with an ever-evolving culture where the majority is moving away from the cheaply marketed idea of having a day dedicated […]

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Bose QuietComfort 45 Headphones Review: Not quite enough to reclaim the throne

January 11, 2022

Let’s get this straight out of the way. If you own the already-excellent Bose QuietComfort 35 II, or the Bose NC 700 headphones then the newer and only slightly more impressive Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones aren’t worth the upgrade. Bose kind of started this whole obsession with supreme noise cancellation, and they perfected the art […]

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Ecovacs Deebot N8 Pro Review: Simply one of the best robot vacuums out there

January 11, 2022

Robot vacuums were one of those fast-emerging categories of technology that I’ve always just kind of ignored for a couple of years. It’s like that sometimes. Hype can take a while to suck you into its trending temptations, and for the most part, I’ve been actually quite enjoying shimmying my trusty Dyson back and forth […]

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Sony WF-1000 XM4 Earphones Review: Desperate to connect, but confident when it comes to audio

January 10, 2022

To say the Sony WF1000XM4 was my most anticipated bit of personal audio kit of 2021 is an understatement. If you’ve read my review of the XM3s you’d already know that I’m now a true believer in Sony’s ability to outgun the competition when it comes to headphones and earphones. Now, much has changed, which […]

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Suunto 9 Baro Titanium Review: Tough to beat… when it comes to fitness

January 10, 2022

Given smartwatches have now well and truly become an essential purchase for anyone looking to more efficiently track their exercise and gamify their health journey, it’s always worth doing a double-tack at models that have been out for quite some time. These things drop in price regularly, so being able to pick up some of […]

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Dyson Supersonic Review: The hype is there for a very good reason

January 10, 2022

Height. I need height. As a 34-year-old man with rapidly thinning hair, I’ve never paid too much attention to the need for a good quality hairdryer. I’ve always been hesitant about throwing consistent billows of heat onto my already brittle hair, so it’s one of the things that most people used that I’ve never really […]

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Grado GW100 Wireless Series Headphones review: Open-back design has been vindicated

December 24, 2021

Although most headphones on the market – especially those concerned with noise-cancelling – sport a closed-back design, there are some out there that get by just fine with the opposite. We’re talking a closed-back design, which has its own advantages and disadvantages, putting the focus almost entirely on audio performance and not much else. Brooklyn-based […]

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The AU Review’s Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2021: From tech and grooming, to kitchen and design

December 9, 2021

2021 has been tough for Aussies, and it seems that quite possibly things are going to be… complicated… for months to come. There’s still a lot of gloom about despite many cities now enjoying life out of lockdown, which is why the upcoming Christmas holidays just may be the most important ones yet. There’s no […]

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Philips All-In-One Cooker Review: The virtue of saving time and space in the kitchen

December 8, 2021

Saving time in the kitchen has always been a matter of carefully buying the right products, but having a device that saves space as well can profoundly change the way you navigate and engage with your food at home. The Philips All-In-One Cooker is such a device that consolidates many of your kitchen appliances into […]

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Why password managers like Lastpass have become essential when gaming online

November 24, 2021

For people who spend a lot of time gaming online, a password manager is likely the last thing on their minds. In fact, a strong password manager like Lastpass (who are currently offering 25% with their Black Friday sale) is a non-negotiable internet security measure for anyone who loves online gaming. Let us explain. Digital […]

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HyperX Alloy Origins Core Gaming Keyboard Review: Newest Clicky Switches

November 19, 2021

The no-nonsense HyperX Alloy FPS has been a top contender for the best TKL (tenkeyless) mechanical keyboard for many years. However, that hasn’t stopped HyperX from expanding its TKL keyboard range with the HyperX Alloy Origins Core. Originally released in 2019, this keyboard Included added features and accessories for gamers wanting both style and reliability. […]

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DJI look to modular design with the fascinating new DJI Action 2

October 30, 2021

DJI has gone from strength to strength this year, from releasing their very first FPV drone to refining their popular Osmo series with the OM 5 gimble. As we head into 2022, it seems the company has now turned their attention to their action camera series, pushing the category forward with the new DJI Action […]

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Jabra once again look to nail every part of your daily commute with the Evolve2 75 headphones

October 19, 2021

It may seem like an odd dichotomy for an audio brand, but Jabra has always been at the forefront of both sports-friendly truly wireless Bluetooth earbuds, and enterprise headphones. If you’ve ever been to an office and then gone for a jog on your lunch break, you should already be quite familiar with Jabra and […]

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Whoop 4.0: Everything you need to know about the new digital fitness and health coach

September 20, 2021

Health-coaching fitness bands have been competing nicely with more specc’d out smartwatches for a few years now, and Whoop has been the main driver of that. It’s then no surprise that the next iteration in the company’s range, Whoop 4.0, is getting plenty of hype thanks to a heavy list of features helping boost value […]

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JBL Clip 4 Review: Landing on the perfect design for portability

September 6, 2021

It’s hard to see how JBL could have arrived at a better design for the latest in their tiny JBL Clip series. The JBL Clip 4 looks infinitely more attractive than its preceding models – a petite oval speaker with a fabric grille all over it, attached to a built-in carabiner that can hook onto […]

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Arlo Essential Indoor Camera Review: Offers much more than its price would imply

September 6, 2021

Arlo’s Essential series has completely redefined the reliable smart home security brand. I’ve been thoroughly impressed by the balance of price and performance with devices like the Arlo Essential XL Spotlight Camera and Arlo Essential Doorbell. It’s no surprise that the Arlo Essential Indoor Camera continues the series’ dominance over the category, offering a lot […]

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Bose Smart Soundbar 300 Review: Are the compromises too much?

August 30, 2021

The Sonos Beam may hold court when it comes to budget-friendly, compact soundbars but Bose has emerged with a solid competitor that, in many ways, is one of the best soundbars you can buy right now. That’s no surprise really; Bose has always been impressive when it comes to packing audio prowess into more than […]

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Sennheiser CX True Wireless Review: Big sound and battery on a budget

August 29, 2021

Sennheiser’s pedigree when it comes to superior sound cannot be denied. Their Momentum 2 earbuds are still some of the best on the market, despite being released a few years ago. They’ve since started playing around on the lower end of the price spectrum, attempting to provide value that stretches beyond the price point. The […]

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JBL Charge 5 Review: Incredibly rugged and a powerful performer

August 29, 2021

JBL’s Charge series has always justified popularity, and no more was that true than for the Charge 4. It’s still one of my favourite portable, durable speakers to take on a short trip away. The Charge 5 is a meaningful improvement over its processor, edging that out and reiterating JBL as a company that really […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021: From home cinema essentials to grooming greats and kitchen gadgets

August 27, 2021

For many Aussies this year, Father’s Day will be spent in lockdown. And while that’s unfortunate, there’s still plenty you can do to make your dad, or dad figure, feel like a billion bucks on Sunday 5th September. If you’re in Sydney CBD, you should definitely be ordering up one of those Man Tea boxes […]

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