Hardware

  • Surface Laptop pre-order now available in Australian for A$1,499.00 – A$3,299.00

    Overnight Microsoft announced their latest hardware product, Surface Laptop. The new laptop is a proper laptop, no detachable screen and runs real 7th generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. While last night’s event focused on education, anyone can buy these new laptops from Microsoft. They are the first...
  • Review: Coleman 47L esky, cans still freezing cold 48hrs later

    Well its now a full 48 hours after Christmas Day and the cans are still cold. There’s few things that are more adult in our lives than the purchase of an esky. It signifies that as someone in your 30s your at a stage in your life where you have...
  • Google Pixel costs up to A$1,419

    Overnight Google had their big ‘Made by Google‘ event where they officially announced what had already leaked, the new Pixel phones. There’s the 5″ version and a 5.5″ XL model. Available with either 32GB or 128GB of storage, the phone starts at A$1,079, but runs all the way up to...
  • This smart trampoline is designed to get kids outside again

    Trampolining is one of Australia’s favourite pastimes, that was until the digital age of smartphones and tablets distracted us. Springfree Trampoline featuring tgoma is the world’s first smart trampoline, smart thanks to its integration of an interactive digital gaming and fitness system. In the bouncy equivalent of ‘if you can’t beat...
  • Google Home is a smarter Amazon Echo competitor

    Google’s home appliance has just been announced, meet Google Home. It’s their competitor to Amazon Echo which received a shout out during the I/O keynote. Google Home will be available later this year. This hardware product will listen for your commands and return queries from the web. Better than that,...
  • Goodbye Dick Smith, Australian electronics retail giant, gone forever

    Goodbye Dick Smith, we’ll miss you. This weekend will see the end of one of Australia’s largest electronics retailers and as the end draws close, the stock prices have been progressively slashed to move everything, including store shelves, eftpos machines and even the security gates at the entrance to the stores. After a visit...
  • Review: Samsung Galaxy S7

      Design The seventh generation Galaxy from Samsung is a great looking device, and if you think the S7 looks great, the S7 Edge looks fantastic and is easily Samsung’s best version yet. I reviewed the Black Onyx, but it also comes in Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium. As you hold...
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    Review: Telstra TV powered by Roku

    Roku may be a new name to many Australian’s, but internationally the device is a huge success. Telstra have partnered with Roku to bring the set top box to Australia and replace their T-box offering in the living room. Telstra TV, powered by Roku is a small, wallet-sized device that...
  • Review: AC Ryan VEOLO 4K Media Player

      The world of ultra-high definition (or 4K) video is at our doorsteps. As displays become affordable and content sources increase, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of 4K. Surprisingly, there’s not many set top boxes available that support video playback at 3840×2160 resolutions. A.C.Ryan have created...