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Click Frenzy announces “Julove” sale: $14 iPhone 11s, $3 Bose headphones and more

July 21, 2020

It seems the folk behind Click Frenzy couldn’t wait to open the flood gates on another ridiculous online flash sale. “Julove” is the website’s new online shopping event, following on from Click Frenzy Mayhem, which only happened in May of this year. The headliner here is that some products will be up to 99% off […]

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Samsung seek domestic dominance with slick dry-cleaning AirDresser

July 20, 2020

Samsung has officially brought its intriguing AirDresser to Australia. It’s a fancy (and expensive) clothing-care device which arrives with considerable acclaim behind it, having clocked the Gold Award for Product Design at the International Forum Design Awards, and is basically a small and slim wardrobe that keeps your clothes in top shape between washes. Stylish […]

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JBL brings high-end Dolby Atmos compatible Bar 9.1 to Australia

July 14, 2020

Given the recent strengthening of JBL’s Bar Series of soundbars with Bar 2.0, 2.1 and 5.1, the reliable brand is now bringing its top-line JBL Bar 9.1 to Australia. Notably, this is the first JBL soundbar compatible with Dolby Atmos, adding a substantial punch to the series complemented by streaming support for Google Chromecast and […]

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Huawei thrives sans Google as new “Find Apps” widget comes to Australia

July 10, 2020

Smartphones are nothing without convenience. That has been the biggest point working against Huawei’s feature-rich P40 series thus far. The absence of Google Mobile Services has become a big talking point for the new flagship series, but the Chinese tech giant has been doing admirable work in working around the fact that you can’t get […]

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Sony adds three new models to collection of high-powered party speakers

July 8, 2020

Building upon their all-in-one MHC series of party-minded, lighting-enhanced speakers, Sony has introduced three new models focusing on all-new “Omnidirectional Party Sound” and “Omnidirectional Party Light” features. Geared towards creating big high-powered sound stages in the home environment, as well as nodding heavily to self-styled karaoke sessions, the MHC-V73D, MHC-V43D and MHC-V13 represent a wider […]

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A super premium Gold Blush version of the Motorola razr is coming to Australia

July 7, 2020

With a serious price point and an eye-watering spec sheet, the Motorola razr has surely gone down as one of the biggest smartphone releases so far this year. Launched back in February, razr instantly turned heads with it vintage flip design meshed with foldable screen technology, becoming quite the modish device. Now the world’s first […]

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JBL focuses on customised audio with its latest Club Series headphones

July 1, 2020

JBL is tipping towards touring musicians with the JBL CLUB Series, the latest line of headphones from the stalwart audio brand. Having recently launched to the Australian market, this collection of three distinct and differently priced headphones aim to amplify the personal audio experience and serve as the ideal creative companion on the road, focusing […]

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Realme looks to dominate mid-tier smartphone market with X3 SuperZoom

July 1, 2020

Straddling the thin line between upper mid-tier and lower high-end, the X3 SuperZoom is the latest smartphone from Oppo spin-off brand realme. And if the spec sheet is anything to go by, this will be one to watch for photography enthusiasts who are looking for something a bit more powerful than the typical mid-market phone. […]

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Harmon Kardon releases palm-sized ‘Neo’ speaker in Australia

June 23, 2020

Harman Kardon has now bought its palm-sized Bluetooth-enabled Neo speaker to the Australian market, perfectly timed as people across the country start to plan some post-iso adventures. The design-forward speaker plays in the premium portable space, with a sturdy strap, durable metal body, and reliable IPX7 waterproof rating. Harman Kardon is promising 10 hours of […]

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Powerful portable speaker Sonos Move gets a new colour and software update

June 22, 2020

It hasn’t even been a year since Sonos released its first portable speaker, the Sonos Move, but the ever-reliable brand has already given the portable device a software upgrade and a new colour. The well-reviewed battery-powered smart speaker is now available in a stylish Lunar White colourway, bringing a different aesthetic to the company’s most […]

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Oppo’s Find X2 series launches in Australia: Pricing and availability

June 15, 2020

After a barrage of quality mid-tier and budget smartphones, Oppo has unleashed its long awaited Find X2 5G series in Australia. The new 5G smartphones, which hit retailers last week, focus Oppo’s considerable track record into three expressions priced from A$749 (Find X2 Lite) to a whopping A$1599 (the high-end and spec-powerhouse Find X2 Pro). […]

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PS5

Your first look at the PlayStation 5

June 12, 2020

The day has finally arrived: Sony is ready to talk about the PlayStation 5. The show-and-tell has been a long time coming. Between bowing out of E3 and the outbreak of a global pandemic, an event that must have wrought havoc on their production pipeline, Sony have been biding their time. Missives were light on […]

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Everything you need to know about the new Android 11 beta

June 12, 2020

Although the launch was delayed more than once, our first run at Google’s new Android 11 beta is finally here, giving a glimpse at some new features expected to roll out across compatible smartphones throughout the year. And first thing’s first; while it’s available to download now, the current build is only available for Google […]

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LG’s mid-range K Series smartphones are coming to Australia

June 10, 2020

Less expensive smartphones are getting better. That’s been the sentiment for the past few years now, with more of the big brands realising that mass market phones should be focusing on offering as much value as they can. We’ve seen it recently with Oppo’s recent string of A series phones, and we should be seeing […]

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Huawei has brought the MateBook X Pro 2020 to Australia

June 9, 2020

Huawei is bringing back the popular Matebook X Pro with beefed up specs to the Australian market, placing a larger focus on integration and beefed up specs. Following the recent launch of the P40 series, the Chinese tech company is making it more attractive to jump into its ecosystem with this 13.9-inch device. The 2020 […]

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Beats has a colourful reimagining of the Powerbeats Pro coming this month

June 3, 2020

Announced this week, Beats by Dr. Dre and Apple aren’t quite done rolling out new versions of their popular Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones. The buds have been a best-seller under the Beats brand since they were first released in April of last year, now the design team is brightening things up while leaving the specs […]

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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

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 P40

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 lifestyle

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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