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Motorola is bringing three new mid-range smartphones to Australia

May 27, 2020

Motorola have this week announced the arrival of three new budget-friendly phones, aiming straight for the mid-range market with the Moto G8, Moto G8 power lite, and Moto E6s smartphones. Given the G series has sold in excess of 100 million smartphones worldwide since first launching in 2013, beefing up this family of smartphones is […]

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Arlo bringing its Pro 3 Floodlight Camera to Australia in June

May 27, 2020

Arlo Technologies has announced a June release for its Pro 3 Floodlight Camera entering the Australian market. With an integrated 2K HDR camera, 160-degree field of view, two-way audio, built-in siren and custom lighting configurations, the flexible and rather aggressive looking device will be the first ever wire-free variant of a floodlight camera and be […]

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Click Frenzy Mayhem: Everything you need to know for tonight’s big sale

May 19, 2020

Although it only happens three times a year, Click Frenzy has reliably been one of Australia’s most valuable online mega-sales. With online shopping a hotter topic than usual right now, this Tuesday will likely be the sales initiative’s biggest yet. Conceived as the Australian answer to America’s Cyber Monday, the event will start at 7pm […]

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Thom Yorke helps Sonos launch new radio streaming service

May 18, 2020

Radiohead frontman and all-round brilliant person Thom Yorke now has his very own radio station as one of the first programs as part of new streaming service Sonos Radio. Over 60,000 radio stations will feature on the platform, as well as dedicated artist stations, which is where Yorke comes in, curating songs along the simple […]

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Amazon’s Ring plans to upgrade its Video Doorbell, without upping the price

May 13, 2020

It’s getting more and more cost effective to join the traditionally expensive ecosystem of smart home security tech. Amazon’s Ring is giving a big nod to that fact with the announcement of its next-generation Video Doorbell, featuring significant improvements on the original model while maintaining its very attractive price of AU$149 The Amazon-owned company will […]

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Sennheiser brings its $500 Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds to Australia

May 13, 2020

Sennheiser recently released the second generation of its acclaimed noise cancelling earbuds in Australia. Dubbed the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds, the AU$500 pins are impressively specced and boast a surprising battery life of up to 28 hours. Given the Momentum series has always been reliable when it comes to both performance and design, […]

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Sonos turn to Dolby Atmos with new Arc Soundbar and more

May 10, 2020

Following the announcement that Sonos would be discontinuing support for some of their older speakers, the company is entering new era with the impressively specced Arc, a premium soundbar defined by Dolby Atmos support. A next-generation Sonos device, Arc will finesse and improve upon features sound in the Sonos Beam, adding Dolby Atmos support and […]

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 3, Surface Go 2 and Surface Earbuds releasing this month

May 7, 2020

Microsoft are readying the next step in their aggressive release schedule, following last year’s successful output with the new Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Surface Headphones 2, and Surface Earbuds. The attractive line up makes good on the high levels of anticipation surrounding the Surface family, timed perfectly while the world gets used to […]

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Therabody’s fourth gen expands the world of Bluetooth massage theraguns

May 5, 2020

Rethinking their well-received smart massage guns, Theragun have today announced a swift rebranding. Now known as Therabody, the tech-wellness company has welcomed the arrival of its fourth generation percussive massage devices, focused around the brand’s new proprietary motor, muting a common complaint with QuietForce Technology, and sharpening their focus on Smart Percussive Therapy. And it’s […]

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Huawei’s P40 series set to redefine smartphone photography, again

March 30, 2020

With Huawei’s P30 series smoking competition on camera smarts, it seems the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is playing to their strengths with their new flagship P40 series. This time the phone comes in three different versions – P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+ – and hosts an impressive spec sheet that should easily make up for the […]

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Mate Xs: Huawei is finally bringing a foldable device to Australia

February 26, 2020

Announced at a “virtual press conference” earlier this week, Huawei will iterating on their Mate X (which was never released in Australia) with a tougher, newer and Google-less foldable phone. Releasing later this year, the simply named Huawei Mate Xs is being pushed as a more powerful version of its predecessor. A Kirin 990 is […]

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Motorola Razr launches February, brings the flip phone back

January 29, 2020

The Razr, the latest mobile phone handset from Motorola, is very much riding the current 90’s throwback trend. It’s a flip phone, modeled on classic designs people carted around in the late 90’s and early 00’s. But the way Moto have come at modernising the flip phone is through foldable screen technology, an arm of […]

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Five of the most exciting devices announced at CES 2020 so far

January 9, 2020

The biggest event in the consumer tech industry is going down right now in Las Vegas, as it does every year. Sticking true to its prescient reputation, CES will once again be the incubator for 2020’s biggest tech trends. While an incredible amount of devices, gadgets, and more have already been announced, we’ve gone through […]

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Epson launches a unique big-screen TV alternative, the EH-LS500 projector

November 4, 2019

Shown for the first time in Australia at Epson’s Productivity and Efficiency launch event, the new EH-LS500 projector which will hit shelves in early 2020 is an ultra-short-throw projector is certain to be a big-screen TV alternative. Designed to sit neatly below the display area, the projector is able to display 4K content thanks to […]

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The PlayStation 5 will launch “Holiday 2020”

October 9, 2019

Months of rampant corporate hints, internal leaks, wild fan speculation and educated media guesses have paid off. Sony have announced that the fifth iteration of their dominant home console will arrive in time for “Holiday 2020.” It also officially has a name: PlayStation 5. PlayStation 5 launches holiday 2020: https://t.co/VuaxUVoBaR #PS5 pic.twitter.com/MPkKyRaHio — PlayStation (@PlayStation) […]

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ASUS’ powerful, stylish 2019-20 lineup is determined to impress

October 9, 2019

I went to an ASUS ANZ product briefing in Sydney last night. It was about three different shows crammed into one — industry mixer, product show-and-tell, influencer meet and cocktail party. There were popular YouTubers I had quite literally never heard of before. Except for Ozzy Man, I’ve heard of him. It was fun hearing […]

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Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3: details, pricing, and release

October 2, 2019

Microsoft’s successful Surface Laptop product line is finally ready to release the third iteration of their straight-forward laptop family, which will come in two different sizes when it launches later this month. Announced at a press event in New York, alongside a whole heap of other new gadgets (which we’ll get to in the coming […]

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Amazon prepares a new lineup of Echo devices

September 30, 2019

Following the very welcome, exciting and just all-round amazing news that Samuel L Jackson will become the first celebrity voice rolled out for Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa, the ginormous company has announced a trio of new Echo devices for later this year. The announcement comes with a range of new Alexa features which will be […]

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Huawei announces Mate 30 Pro, seven cameras, new chipset, Huawei AppGallery reliant

September 19, 2019

Fresh out of Munich is the news that Huawei will be releasing their newest handset in the Mate series, the Mate 30 Pro. There are currently no plans for the standard and Lite models to be released in Australia, so we can expect the top-tier specs in the range. Just like in recent years, Huawei […]

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OPPO have launched the world’s first 5G-powered hotel in Australia

August 28, 2019

Following the launch of their OPPO Reno 5G smartphone, OPPO have dived into the pop-up hotel game with a world’s first. That’s the world’s first travelling 5G powered smart hotel, mind you, and it’s currently sitting in one of the coolest spots in the Gold Coast, making use of a shipping container to fully highlight […]

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Lumix Launch Cinematic Flagship S1H Camera & Two New Lenses

August 27, 2019

Imagine a VariCam and a GH5 fell in love and had a brilliant baby – a small, powerful full-frame camera baby capable of shooting 6K V-Log video and 96 megapixel raw images and with image stabilisation so impressive it all but eliminates the need for gimbals. That’s the new flagship S series cinema camera from […]

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Epson launches a portable laser projector with nearly 4 metre display size

August 4, 2019

Epson Australia has released its first portable laser projector in a sleek and attractive body. Consumers have the choice between the EF-100W and EF-100B, in white and black respectively, which come in a compact and lightweight chassis – weighing only 2.7kg and it’s longest side is only 22.7cm. Both EF-100 models feature minimal buttons, a […]

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DJI announces the rugged Osmo Action camera, dual screens, 4K/60fps @ 100Mbps

May 16, 2019

In a surprise (and welcome) announcement DJI, the company typically behind civilian drones, have released a bold and refreshing take on the portable, handheld action camera. The Osmo Action camera immediately looks like it can take many hard hits, drops and falls. DJI boasts the camera is made for adventurers as the body is constructed […]

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Huawei unveils ultra slim MateBook 13 with 2K screen and NVIDIA GeForce MX 150 Discrete GPU, available now

April 22, 2019

Huawei’s follow up to last November’s MateBook X Pro (which sold out during pre-order) is here: the MateBook 13. Unlike the MateBook X Pro, where Australians had to wait 6 months after international release before it arrived on Australian shores, today’s surprise release of the MateBook 13 comes just two months after the MateBook 13 […]

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Samsung launch Australia’s very first 8K televisions

April 8, 2019

The Australian market has officially welcomed its first ever range of 8K televisions, representing a substantial leap in tech trends, with the expected price bump that comes with it. And while LG, Sony and Hisense have yet to unveil their models for this year, Samsung has gotten the jump with their new Q900 range which, […]

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Epson announces 4K PRO-UHD projector range that is cheaper than its 4K native counterparts

April 2, 2019

Epson has launched perhaps its most noteworthy release for the home theatre experience with its new 4K PRO-UHD projector series. “4K PRO-UHD” is the umbrella term Epson has coined to group the newly-launched EH-TW8400, EH-TW9400 and EH-TW9400W projectors which all feature three key technologies. Whilst not native 4K, the three new projectors utilise hardware processors […]

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Etihad Airways begin trialling in-air wellness solutions by Panasonic

April 2, 2019

Etihad Airways have announced a new partnership with tech giant Panasonic to jointly develop and trial several new wellness solutions aimed at enhancing the in-air experience for passengers. And the first of those solutions will be a newly developed program worked up by Panasonic and Detalytics aimed at addressing the issue of jet lag. Dubbed […]

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Canon announces their lightest, most affordable full-frame mirrorless camera to date

February 14, 2019

Off the back of the EOS R System release last September, Canon has today announced their lightest and most affordable full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera to date. The EOS RP announcement has also been coupled with the news that Canon has developed six new RF lenses for release this year, including the dynamic RF 24-240mm […]

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B&O Play launch the Beoplay M3 in Australia; include future support for AirPlay 2

November 13, 2017

Known for premium audio products, B&O Play – a sub-brand of luxury tech company Bang & Olufsen – have been scoring all kinds of goals with their bluetooth speaker range. That looks to continue with the recent introduction of their most compact speaker to date, the Beoplay M3, a device carefully designed by award-winning Cecilie […]

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update, announces Surface Book 2

October 19, 2017

Thursday was a bit of a day for Microsoft. They’ve had an OS update drop, the launch of an experimental new piece of hardware and the announcement of some updated kit. Check it all out after the jump.

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