• 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...
  • Seesmic for Windows, my new default Twitter client!

    TweetDeck, your time to shine is now over. There’s a new kid on the block and it’s Seesmic for Windows. Those familiar with the twitter client war will know Seesmic Desktop has been available in Windows for months now. The difference this time is it’s built as a native...
  • Review: Xbox Live Update Preview: Zune, Facebook, Twitter

    Yesterday was a big day for the Xbox, the arrival of one of the best (if not the best) racing game available – Forza 3, as well as the launch of the Xbox Live Update Preview Program. If you applied, like me, then you may have received an email...
  • Review: Dell Adamo

    Overview During my time at Tech.Ed, I got to spend some time with Dell’s premium, top of the line laptop – the Adamo. It’s a slick, lightweight, piece of engineering, however there are a few draw backs. Specs Whilst the Adamo in a couple of different configurations, and colours...
  • Review: Wii Sports Resort + Wii Motion Plus

    Using my Wii as a dust collector was getting old, so I decided to purchase a copy of Wii Sports Resort. This game includes one Wii Motion Plus – the add-on module  that increases the accuracy of your movements. Something worth remembering is that to play Wii Sports Resort...
  • Review: A week with Office 2010 Tech Preview

    The Office suite from Microsoft includes a number of complex applications, which is why I spent some time using the applications before writing a review. Whilst this is only a tech preview, it’s not expected there’ll be major new features introduced (web-version excluded), before final release. Overview After spending...
  • Review: TweetDeck vs Seesmic Desktop

    My long time favourite twitter client TweetDeck now has a fierce competitor – Seesmic Desktop. Whilst this isn’t breaking news, I did want to use both side-by-side for a while before comparing and contrasting the 2. Both built using Adobe’s AIR technology, the great thing is they both work...
  • Review: Boot Camp 2.1 + Windows 7

    After recently acquiring a brand new Aluminium MacBook, I was interested to see how it ran Windows 7. After firing up Boot Camp Assistant, I partitioned 40GB of the 160GB drive for Windows 7. Installed Windows 7 Build 7068 and anxiously awaited the results. A couple of Windows Updates...
  • Review: Tomb Raider Underworld demo – FAIL

    This week a demo of the latest edition of the long running Tomb Raider series was released. I took some time out today to play through the PC demo, the result was underwhelming. I love Lara as much as the next guy, but this game has some fundamental flaws...
  • Review: iPod Touch

    It’s been quite a while since I got my iPod Touch, and considering quite a few people already have them, I wasn’t planning on reviewing it. However after a lot of people I meet still unaware such a device exists, and the recent focus during Macworld, I feel the...

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