Hands on

  • UNBOXING: The 49″monster ultrawide, Samsung CHG90, 32:9 144Hz gaming monitor

    If you’re a gamer, than you’re intimately familiar with multiple monitor setups and therefore understand one of the biggest issues, the bezels. While they’ve been shrinking over the years, having 2 bezels, regardless of how trim, will never compete with a single, ultra-wide display that has a seemless screen...
  • Hands on with the new Samsung Galaxy S7

    Samsung latest flagship phones arrive on Friday, but we’ve already spent some time with the Galaxy S7, and its time to share my thoughts. Samsung have refined what was already a great device, there’s a lot that’s familiar when it comes to the hardware, but some welcome changes that’ll...
  • Hands-on with Need For Speed [Closed Beta]

    The latest Need For Speed title in the long running franchise is available this weekend to those who were accepted into the closed beta. The unreleased game is also playable at EB Expo in Sydney this weekend, allowing Aussie racing fans try it out 2 months early. This time...
  • Australian hands-on with Xbox One OneGuide for FreeView TV

    Earlier today Microsoft announced Australians would get FreeView support on their Xbox One. As an Xbox Preview Program (should be renamed as Xbox insider) I’ve had the opportunity to try out the new feature. After connecting the DVR to the Xbox One via the HDMI In port, in my...
  • Actually the new iPad is just incremental, not revolutionary

    It’s day 1 of the new iPad in Australia which is still yet to be released in the US, but below is a hands-on video with my initial impressions. I think you’ll find the video informative, particularly if you’re an iPad 1 owner like me who skipped the iPad...
  • Living with Windows 8

    Since Microsoft released the developer bits to the world, more than a Million of you have downloaded it. This doesn’t account for downloading once and installing it many times, so the number of installations is likely to be many more. While most people jumped at the chance to share...
  • Hands-on with WP7 launch device

    Today I managed to finally get my hands on some final production hardware for Windows Phone 7 . Despite launching last week and multiple hardware partners, WP7 devices are still difficult to get hold of. As regular readers would know I first used WP7 hardware back at Tech.Ed,...
  • iPhone 3GS arrives, hands on video

    Check out my first impressions, thoughts, experience with being hands on with the new iPhone 3GS. There’ll be much more information after I spend some time with the device today. Here’s my first video from the iPhone 3GS from inside the Optus store. (Apologies for the bad camera work)....
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