Health

Oral-B Genius 9000 Rose Gold electric toothbrush (review)

February 2, 2018

I’m no stranger to Oral-B electric toothbrushes and have used one form or another for about ten years. I’ve used the ‘Black’ and ‘Pro’ models,

Lenovo says it’s not a Mirage – virtual reality at CES 2018

January 11, 2018

Lenovo announced, in partnership with Google, the Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream, the world’s first standalone Daydream VR headset – Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream,

Review: BioConnected HR+ Biosensing Sports Earphones

December 4, 2017

Measuring your heart rate is a vitally important part of modern exercise management, but how do you do that? Some devices shine a light through

Your electric fan only costs 1.5 cents per hour to run

November 17, 2017

Four academics from the Centre for Urban Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology reportparticularly nasty effects of rising electricity costs on “heat-vulnerable and

Watching over Baby’s temperature with FeverSmart

October 26, 2017

Just yesterday we were talking about health monitoring for an older man (hint: me), but far more important is baby. Nurofen for Children is introducing

Review: Fitbit Ionic smart watch

October 25, 2017

I’m only three quarters of the man I was at the start of this year. I attribute that in part to Fitbit. Specifically Fitbit tracking

Samsung announces new wearables at IFA Berlin

August 31, 2017

At IFA Berlin, one of the biggest annual consumer electronics shows in the world, Samsung has announced three new wearables: a smart watch, a fitness

Huawei’s smart watch breaks free from the phone

August 7, 2017

From next week you’ll be able to purchase the Huawei Watch 2, a smart watch with quite a difference: it has its own SIM for

Philips Sonicare For Kids electric toothbrush – now even a toothbrush is smart

May 22, 2017

Getting the kids to brush their teeth can be hard. Getting them to do it properly is even harder. Fortunately European electronics giant Philips has

With Bosch powered eBikes, pedalling doesn’t have to be all or nothing

April 24, 2017

German electric giant Bosch tells us that the launch of a bunch of Bosch-powered eBikes in Australia is helping us join what it calls a

Review: Fitbit Charge 2 fitness band

March 8, 2017

There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing an electronic fitness aid.  What kind of fitness regime do you propose for yourself? Does

Five of the best: Show your love for him this Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2017

Nothing says “I love you!” better on Saint Valentine’s Day than the gift of a thoughtfully chosen gadget. We qualified that statement in our suggestions

Review: Moto 360 Sport smart watch

January 31, 2017

I’m feeling guilty. I’ve had the rather nifty Moto 360 Sport watch here for at least a couple of months, yet, day by day other

Review: Kambrook KAF200 Air Chef Air Fryer

January 19, 2017

I’ve been eyeing them off the past year or two. Would they really make for healthier and easier cooking? Would their virtues actually justify the

Windows Fitbit app, arithmetically challenged

January 18, 2017

Let’s ignore the horrifying figures for the moment and focus on the direction of their movement. Happily, it’s downwards. I’m talking about my weight. I’ve

Ten products from CES to desire

January 9, 2017

Well, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come and gone, and as usual there were acres of displays showing the kinds of things

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