Telstra have just announced a HTC Mobile Smart Hub will be the first 5G device. While there’s been many test devices, this will be the first device at retail that will work with the Telstra 5G network.  Testing of 5G networks has taken place over the last 12 months in readiness...
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    The Sonos Amp was well overdue for a refresh and has now got one. The second generation Amp is now black, wider, deeper but still aims to service the same need, to be a home audio hub that powers traditional wired speakers with sound from nearly any source. It...
  • UE BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 are coming in September

    Ultimate Ears speakers are now in their third iteration with the next generation Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 announced. Portable, waterproof Bluetooth speakers enable you to take sound with you, regardless of how active your lifestyle is. The gen 3 speakers have been redesigned, now featuring a two-toned design, made of...
  • GIVEAWAY: Varidesk fully electric standing desk worth $1,295

    You’re a hard working Aussie right? If you’re anything like me, you spend many, many hours at a desk each week, and often your health takes a back seat to getting work done. If that sounds like you, then pay attention, because you deserve a desk that gives you...
  • Huawei is bringing their quad-cam nova 3i to Australia

    Huawei may be shipping the 2nd most smartphones on the planet, but they’re not stopping there. In Australia, they’ve just announced the Huawei nova 3i smartphone is coming later this month. The latest phone is represents a further acceleration of the Huawei’s efforts to deliver higher end features to...
  • Blue Microphones acquired by Logitech

    Blue Microphones, famous for their Yeti and Snowball mics, used by many podcasters, have announced they’ve been acquired by Logitech. The new home is a fairly logical fit, given there’s decent cross over between gamers (well serviced by Logitech accessories) and live streamers who need great audio. The value...
  • Telstra’s new ‘Peace of Mind Data’ mobile plans move to speed tiers instead of data blocks

    Telstra have announced updated plans today with the big focus on the elimination of excess data charges. When it comes to their SIM only plans, the A$69.00 per month plan is back and Telstra has a had a rethink on the branding. Gone is the contentious ‘unlimited’ branding, despite...
  • Netflix updates UI, now with vertical menu, easier to find new content

    Netflix is making substantial changes to their UI in an effort to ensure finding what you want, easier. Anyone who’s dealing with a serious Netflix addiction knows after their favourite seasons are all done, finding good new content to sink your teeth into, is really difficult. You could ask...
  • Kensington made sweet Surface Studio-style dock for the Surface Pro

    You’ve all heard of Kensington right? They’re the people that make that hardware port that help to physically secure valuable electronics, usually in public areas. They’ve just created a new docking station for the Surface Pro, known as the SD7000 Dual 4K Surface Pro Docking Station. The cute part...
  • Plantronics introduce Backbeat GO 600 headphones for a great price

    Plantronics have announced the Plantronics BackBeat GO 600 Series which are wireless, over-the-ear immersive headphones featuring unique capabilities for people who put music first, at an economical price point. To ensure music lovers can create the listening experience they prefer, BackBeat GO 600 comes equipped with dual equalisation (EQ)...
  • Review: Taotronics LED desk lamp to protect your eyes

    TaoTronics is a company many of you haven't heard of, but like many companies, they're leveraging Amazon's entry into the Australian market to sell their products to Aussies. The company also makes headphones, Bluetooth speakers and transmitters. Given we're hard working, technology minded individuals that spend far too long...
  • This is what a $9,000 projector looks like

    BenQ were nice enough to send me one of their very best projectors, the new W11000H for review. This true 4K HDR10 DLP projector can be yours for the very affordable, A$8,999.00. The scale of this projector is kind of hard to get your head around. It’s simply massive,...
  • Review: Sonos Beam, the more affordable, smarter soundbar

    Sonos continues to expand its product portfolio and with the Sonos Beam, its the second product from them with a built-in voice assistant, clearly building on the success of the Sonos One. This is the third product from SONOS designed to sit under your TV. First the Playbar, then the Playbase...
  • Oppo’s notch solution is the best yet, the Find X slides

    This year the design direction of mobile phones is to remove the bezels and everyone’s tripping over themselves to deliver a face full of glass. Today OPPO launched the OPPO Find X at the Louvre Museum in Paris. This has perhaps the best solution to the notch that we’ve see so far....
  • Think PCs are dead? 28 and 32-core chips coming in 2018.

    Taiwan’s Computex is proving to be one of the most interesting conferences of the year with some big announcements from a range of hardware companies. Perhaps no bigger is the processor performance battle at the top end of the market. To start, Intel announced a crazy 5GHz processor by...
  • Asus just announced the ROG Phone with crazy air cooling accessory

    On stage at Computex 2018, Asus’ performance gaming division ROG have just announced a new mobile phone. The ROG Phone features a Snapdragon 845 processor 8GB of RAM. That processor is overclocked to run at 2.96GHz and instead of letting the processor throttle its performance as the temperature rises,...
  • Review: D-Link COVR mesh WiFi covers your home with high-speed

    COVR (C1203 for those playing at home) is a WiFi mesh systems that is designed to expand your WiFi range around your home, simply by plugging it into your router and feeding it some power (USB-C). The proposition is simple, the question is, do you need it? Personally our...
  • OPPO offering free screen repairs at first Australian Service Centre in Sydney

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OPPO has recently announced the opening of its first Australian Service Centre. This speaks to the company’s commitment to being in Australia and for those located near Sydney’s Macquarie Park, you’ll be able to walk-in or send-in their devices for repair. The Service Centre will process...
  • Netflix release list of endorsed TVs for the best experience

    If you buy a Smart TV, you’re going to have the Netflix app, but not all Netflix experiences are created equal. Today, Netflix have announced their 2018 recommendations for TVs that are faster and easier to use than ever. When you see the “Netflix Recommended TV” logo, it means...
  • D-Link Covr Seamless mesh Wi-Fi System is now available in Australia

    D-Link are launching their wireless mesh system in Australia. Known as COVR (C1203 for those playing at home), these Wi-Fi systems are designed to expand your WiFi range around your home, simply by plugging in another hotspot to power. Covr has been available internationally for a little while now,...
  • HUAWEI P20 Pro coming to Aus May 18th, a bargain at just A$1,099

    In an era where the flagship phone from Apple and Samsung are $1,500, Huawei’s newest flagship, the P20 Pro will cost just A$,1099. At around 1/3 less than its rivals, the phone doesn’t short change on features, with super fast facial recognition, great screen camera, and battery life. The...

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