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iKlip Grip Pro review – the handy photography accessory for your phone or camera

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Whether you’re using your smartphone or a small camera to take your photos and videos, anything that can help us create better results is welcomed. Say hello to the IK Multimedia iKlip Grip Pro multifunction stand. The iKlip Grip Pro is four accessories in one – a tripod, a hand-grip mount, an extendable monopod and a selfie stick complete with remote shutter control. It is …

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Huawei Mate 9 smartphone review – the great call of China

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Huawei is starting to loom large in the worldwide smartphone market behind giants Samsung and Apple and new products like the new Mate 9 is helping attract new customers to the brand. The Chinese company was the number three brand in the world in 2016 with 9.3 per cent market share behind Samsung (20.8 per cent) and Apple (14.5 per cent). Its impressive growth last …

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Netgear Nighthawk X10 review – a router with the speed and range to meet our modern needs

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If you want a great wi-fi network at home – you need a great router. It’s as simple as that. One router that can certainly be hailed as great is Netgear’s new Nighthawk X10 which can provide combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps. The “Netflix effect” has made customers take more notice of their wi-fi networks than ever before so they can stream 4K …

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Oppo R9s smartphone review – affordable device that delivers high end features and design

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Oppo is making inroads in the Australian smartphone market and the company has just released a new affordable mid-tier device – the R9s – which will suit users who love snapping selfies and photos. The Oppo R9s is the follow-up to last year’s R9 – a breakthrough product that made Oppo’s devices stand out from the Android crowd. And that way it did that was …

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Sony MDR-1000X review – one of the best noise-cancelling headphones money can buy

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Sony has a rich heritage when it comes to audio products and it has poured all of those smarts along with the latest technology into its impressive MDR-1000X noise-cancelling headphones. Sony, the company that invented the Walkman and re-defined portable audio, has always been a strong player in the headphone market and the new MDR-1000X is one of its best ever. Noise-cancelling wireless headphones are …

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Meet SCOTTeVEST – the jacket that has room for your laptop and all your gadgets

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We carry a lot of gadgets around with us and usually that means we need a bag to fit all that stuff. But not anymore thanks to the SCOTTeVEST jacket which has numerous pockets to store all your items. SCOTTeVEST makes jackets and vests for men and women that addresses the fact that 21st century customers have more devices than ever before. Regular apparel manufacturers …

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Bose SoundSport Pulse earphones review – wireless freedom and excellent audio quality

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The Bose SoundSport Pulse wireless earphones make it possible to listen to your music in high quality while you’re exercising and you can also monitor your heart rate as well. The Bose earphones have had re-design since the last model and now have a different shape and are slightly larger. And despite being announced months ago, the Bose SoundSport Pulse earphones release was delayed to …

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Optus Home Wireless Broadband offers a reliable connection that’s easy to set up

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Optus has introduced a new home broadband option that’s affordable, flexible and easy to set up because it utilises the company’s high-speed 4G network to connect you to the internet. Usually it takes a lot of time and effort to organise a fixed home broadband connection – you need to have a technician around to establish the connection and connect the modem. And you need …

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Netgear Orbi tri-band wi-fi system review – a wider and faster network that’s easy to set up

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A fast and reliable wireless connection in our homes is more important than ever and Netgear’s new Orbi system has come to the rescue to offer greater coverage everywhere. Orbi is the world’s first tri-band mesh home wi-fi system that creates a network that can cover up to 370 square metres. With the average size of an Australian home at about 215 square metres – …

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Apple AirPods review – the earphones with wire-free convenience and excellent sound

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When the iPhone 7 was revealed it didn’t have a headphone jack and to prove customers wouldn’t miss it, Apple introduced the AirPods – a pair of wire-free earphones. The AirPods look just like Apple’s regular headphones but without any cables – not even a cable joining the two earpieces. And they come in a magnetic case that not only stores them but keeps them …

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Under Armour HealthBox review – a complete ecosystem of fitness products

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The reason why most people buy activity trackers is to get in shape or stay in shape and Under Armour has released a connected system of fitness products that can help you achieve your health goals. The Under Armour HealthBox is an ecosystem of devices designed to work together and provide a complete solution whether you’re an elite athlete or someone who just wants to …

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Rogue One SPOILER FREE movie review

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Rogue One! Wow!! The first standalone Star Wars movie is a thrilling rollercoaster ride that will make you cheer, make you laugh, keep you on the edge of your seat and amaze you. This is a SPOILER FREE review – we will not give away any plot points or any information that you haven’t already seen in the trailer. Even if you have never see …

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Braun Series 9 review – closest shave we’ve had with an electric shaver

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There’s a fair amount of technology packed into the new Braun Series 9 that the company is calling the world’s most efficient electric shaver that’s gentle on your skin as well. The new Braun Series 9 is a linear shaver that is the result of years of research, development and engineering. Its technology is designed to adapt to your face and the patented Intelligent SyncroSonic …

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Apple MacBook Pro review – cool new features added but others taken away

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Apple’s new MacBook Pro introduces numerous improvements including the all-new Touch Bar and is stunningly thinner, lighter and smaller than the previous version of the popular laptop. But while Apple giveth, it also taketh away. There is no questioning the stunning design and the slick overall look and feel. It’s a product that only Apple could have made. Yet it seems like something had to …

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Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones review – great design and exceptional sound

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The future is wireless according to Apple when it comes to listening to music and the new Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones will certainly not make you miss the recently deleted headphone jack on the iPhone 7. Beats – now completely owned by Apple – has been offering wireless headphones for years and the latest version of its popular Solo range is easily the best. Of …

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