• Review: Navigon 70 GPS‏

    Riding on the success of their iPhone applications, Navigon are releasing an update to their hardware line. The Navigon 70 Plus GPS is a slimline 5 inch, 16:9 display that hits all the standard features expected today. Built on top of Microsoft Windows CE, the Navigon 70 features lane...
  • Review: Boxee Box

    Hardware A glossy black uniquely angled design certainly generates conversations.. Mission complete. The hardware is well built, D-link have done a great job, while small, the Boxee box actually is decently weighted, giving a solid feel. The bright green base is rubberised so it doesn’t scratch the surface its...
  • Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops [Completed]

    The latest Call of Duty game – Black Ops, hit the shelves of Australian stores today. There were midnight launches at very select stores last night, but the majority of fans had to wait till 9am. I picked up a  copy for the Xbox 360 at lunch so have...
  • Review: Roadie portable speaker

    Those looking for some portable audio goodness should take a look at the Roadie portable speaker. It’s a 3 section modular system that takes your music from multiple sources – SD card, 3.5mm jack, or mini USB and projects it throughout the room. While not the loudest speaker you’ve...
  • Review: WorldCard Mobile

    Business cards are a fact of life in the business world. In the future we may all be carrying smart phones and using Bump to swap details, until then we still carry small pieces of cardboard with us. A reality that seems ridiculous when our contact list is completely...
  • Review: IE9 beta. My new default browser. Get it!

    Microsoft have just officially unveiled and released the IE9 Beta. You can grab the beta bits from http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/ This mornings IE9 beta release event was streamed live and will be made available for download later today. Keep an eye on Microsoft.com if your interested in the full run down....
  • Review: Apple iPhone 4

    While Apple fans in metro areas waited around the block in the cold for midnight launches last Friday morning, regional customers had to wait for 9am. Stock was extremely limited with Optus Albury receiving around 7 devices, with a line of around 15 people, there was some disappointed customers....
  • Review: New Hotmail reaches Australia

    After reading reports that only 1% of Microsoft customers had received the updated hotmail, I was ready to wait a number of months before getting access to the updated Windows Live Hotmail UI. Much to my surprise, this morning I logged into hotmail and I know have the new...
  • Review: Microsoft Office 2010

    While today marks the consumer launch of Microsoft Office 2010 in Australia, I got a chance to take a look at the professional edition so here’s the review. First of all lets cover what’s included, there is new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access. It’s...
  • Review: Virgin Mobile Wi-Fi Modem

    In today’s technology driven world, a lot of our devices support Wi-Fi. While most of our homes have Wi-Fi these days, stepping outside is a whole other world. Laptops, netbooks and most recently iPads are all devices that would benefit from being always connected. The good news is there...
  • Review: iPad accessories

    Accessories After owning your iPad for a while, you’ll start to open your mind to further possibilities and use cases for the device. One way to extend the functionality of the iPad is to look at accessories. Unfortunately Apple are notorious for charging an arm and leg for accessories,...
  • Review: The Australian iPad app. The future of newspapers ?

    Check out this video walkthrough of The Australian Newspaper’s iPad application, just launched in the App Store. It costs A$4.99 per month, have a look if it’s worth the cash....
  • Review: Apple iPad 6 weeks in

    This article originally appeared as a guest post on iTechReport titled ‘Thoughts on the iPad’ but sadly they have recently shut down. I’ve decided to repurpose the post as a updated review of the iPad. My experiences are detailed after spending around 6 weeks with the 16GB Wi-Fi version...
  • iPad Review from an iPad owner

    I’ve know owned an iPad for around a week, so thought it’s time I shared my thoughts on the device, as one of only a few Australians who actually own and have used it at length. This will be a short wrap-up as I’m still travelling (currently in San...
  • Review: Microsoft Arc Keyboard and Mouse

    Keyboard The Microsoft Arc Keyboard is unique in its styling and configuration. The name arc comes from the keyboards arc shape, curing up in the center which has 2 benefits, the first is that it’s supposed to match the natural configuration of the human hands, as well as being...
  • Track your parcel with the Posted iPhone app

      If your comfortable shopping online, then your likely aware of the wait that transpires after clicking on buy. Sometimes a few days, sometimes a few weeks before delivery, wouldn’t it be nice to know the progress of your delivery ? Whilst most stores provide you with a consignment...
  • Review: Borderlands

    Released back in October 2009, I finally got around to playing Borderlands. If your still considering the purchase of this game, make sure you have plenty of time.. it’s massive ! Graphics I wouldn’t call myself a fan of cell-shaded graphics, but games like Crackdown and Borderlands pull it...
  • Review: Microsoft Lifecam Cinema HD

    This is a webcam that’s ahead of its time. Not because it has quality that’ll make your face melt, but because it’s capabilities surpass that of the software its intended to be used with. Common applications include Windows Live Messenger, Skype and other messenging clients. The LifeCam Cinema HD...
  • Review: Flip Mino HD [video]

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  • Review: HP EX490 MediaSmart Server [WHS]

      View Full Album   Overview The HP EX490 MediaSmart Server is a small, quiet server designed for home use. Its provides a great solution to the storage, backup and streaming of media and documents around the home and across the web. First launching in the US a couple...

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