Review

  • Review: Acer Spin 5 convertible with 8th gen Core i7

    For the past few weeks, my primary laptop has been the Acer Spin 5, another convertible with big ambitions to service your computing lifestyle, regardless of the need or location. While many people choose a new laptop out of inertia, I think its time we stopped and seriously considered...
  • Review: iRobot Roomba 980, features smarts worthy of flagship robot title

    Robot vacuum cleaners come with a lot of promise, the opportunity to essentially elimination one of the most mundane chores from your life. While the category now features many competitors, the market leader remains iRobot. While I’ve used (and owned) Roombas in the past, I was keen to try...
  • Review: Nanoleaf Aurora light panels

    Smart lighting is a major part of the IoT landscape and while there’s established players like Philips Hue, we need and thankfully have some smaller companies that have new designs that offer a different take on things. Nanoleaf light panels are unlike most smart lighting that is designed to...
  • Review: Tile Style (Pro series)

    At some point in our lives, we’ve probably all lost something valuable to us. But thanks to technology, that can end, today. Smart trackers are a fairly established industry now, after kicking off with the OG – Tile back in 2013 on Kickstarter. Since then the company has gone...
  • Review: TechSmith Snagit 2018

    TechSmith’s SnagIt 2018 is a product designed for those capturing images and video of software, perfect for creating training material. The company’s software is used by some of the biggest brand on the planet, so what makes it so appealing? Well without attention spans collectively decreasing, and everyone so...
  • Review: Deliver-eze Brighton adds parcel deliveries to your mailbox

    When my wife and I were nearing the end of our new home build, we had an important decision to make. What mailbox should we have? There’s so many options available and they span a wild range of price points. For me, I cared about two key elements, the...
  • Review: Ashes Cricket, Enhanced for Xbox One X

    Summer is coming and that means our TV screens are about to be filled with cricket. This year, we have a new official cricket title, Ashes Cricket, made by Australian-developer Big Ant Studios, which is the easily the most realistic cricket game ever made. Over the past week, I’ve...
  • Review: Huawei Mate 10

    For the past few weeks, my primary phone has been the Huawei Mate 10. The company’s last model was the Mate 9, which amazing only came out in February this year, which speaks to how aggressive the manufacturers are about shipping new product based on the latest available hardware....
  • Review: Call of Duty: WWII in 4K is like playing a movie

    Call of Duty has always been a staple in first person shooters since 2003. The title is now strong with multiple editions of sub-franches like Modern Warefare, Black Ops but the crowning achievement and backbone has always been titles based on World War II. The latest, Call of Duty:...