Reviews

  • Review: Sony LF-S50G, the 360 degree speaker with Google Assistant

    It used to be that homes started their entry into IoT by way of a connected lightbulb, but that’s changing. In 2018, the arrival of connected smart speakers with voice assistants are now for many, the first device and it ends up being the primary interface to control the...
  • Review: Huawei Mate 10 Pro, a brilliant flagship phone for an affordable price

    Chinese phones continue to have an impact on the mobile phone market, with impressive entrants like the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, the Android market is heading up like never before. The great news for consumers is that as competition increases in the high-end, smartphone manufacturers continue to push more...
  • Review: Bayonetta 2 on Nintendo Switch

    Bayonetta 2 is now available on the Nintendo Switch, as part of a mega week of releases on the platform, that seen as many as 16 new titles. Now its time for the review. The game first arrived way back in 2010 on the Wii and thanks to the...
  • Review: Microsoft Surface Book 2 offers performance and battery life

    Microsoft’s hardware division is continuing to iterate their way to a perfect form factor. The lineup now includes the Surface Pro, Surface Hub, Surface Studio, Surface Laptop and of course this, the Surface Book. In its second iteration, the Surface Book 2 addresses many of the feedback from the...
  • 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: Super Mario Odyssey is exactly the game the Switch needed

    Let me start by saying one of my first gaming experiences ever, was Super Mario Bros on the original Nintendo some 30+ years ago. In 2017 we have the latest in a long line of Mario games with Super Mario Odyssey and exclusively on the Nintendo Switch its a...
  • Review: HTC One M9

    The latest flagship from from HTC is the One M9, which is a solid upgrade on last year’s One M8. With HTC’s One series now entering it’s 4th year, we’re expecting a lot with their 2015 model, the only one so far. After spending around a month with the...
  • Review of the Samsung Galaxy S4, and how to win one

    I’ve been lucky enough to test out the new Samsung Galaxy S4, as part of Virgin Mobile Australia’s Handset Tester Team; and I’ve also been supplied a brand new GS4 from Vodafone to giveaway. I’ve been using the GS4 as my primary phone for about a month now, and...
  • Review: RevoDrive 3 x2 and RevoDrive Hybrid

    Last October I was knee deep in SSD technology. Drives here, drives there, drives everywhere, and 2012 is looking to be no different! Today we bring to you OCZ’s well known and critically acclaimed RevoDrive Hybrid, and their enterprise level RevoDrive 3 x2. Testing Rig: Motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO...