Don’t give away too much by oversharing on social media

July 16, 2018

Oversharing on social media can create huge security issues. It does not matter if you think you are safe – social media has ‘ways of making you talk’.

James Dyson 2018 awards close 20 July. Aussie Peter Cheah sparking interest.

July 16, 2018

The James Dyson 2018 Awards recognise budding ‘engineerpreneurs’ (engineer entrepreneurs). Applications close on 20 July. If you are like most engineers, you still have time to enter.

OPPO R15 Pro – a flagship by any other name (review)

July 16, 2018

OPPO have come from an obscure brand five years ago to one of the largest in the world. They have done it by making amazing quality and performance phones like

Nokia 1 is an honest, reliable $149 entry-level phone (review)

July 15, 2018

The Nokia 1 is a $149 phone aimed at the unlocked, pre-paid sim market. Its quality and heritage alone make it a good buy. But more than that. With the

Nokia 6 2018 value-mid-range smartphone (review)

July 14, 2018

The Nokia 6 2018 also called 6.1 at A$399 sits in the middle of mass-market ($199-499). Yet it offers quality and components that you would pay more for in a

Fitbit Flyer Bluetooth earphones (review)

July 13, 2018

Fitbit is known for exercise trackers, for smart scales, for smartwatches. But Bluetooth earphones? They are a very different thing. Let’s spend some time with the Fitbit Flyer earphones.

JBL Bar 5.1 soundbar packs a 510W knock-out punch (review)

July 12, 2018

We have had the pleasure of using the JBL Bar 5.1 soundbar for the past month as part of our premium TV testing regimen. It packs 510W of excellent sound

Sony A8F OLED TV is as good as it gets (review)

July 12, 2018

The Sony A8F OLED TV is up there with the best OLED TVs. Given its current $500-off promotion, throw in Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG, Android TV OS, acoustic surface sound

Storyball – a high tech, no screen way for kids to play

July 11, 2018

Storyball may just change the way kids play. No more handing them the smartphone to keep them amused.

LOFO can help find your pet , anything really

July 11, 2018

LOFO is a new Australian app to provide a centralised platform for people to post missing items and connect with finders anywhere in the world.

udoq is the ultimate Apple or Android charge dock

July 11, 2018

udoq is a story of desperation. Münchner Marcus Kuchler applied typical German engineering precision to solve the problem of how to charge all his Apple gear: iPad, iPhone, Watch and

Canon Experience Store opens in Melbourne

July 11, 2018

The Canon Experience Store is now open in Melbourne. Visitors can try and buy a range of Canon devices or get hands-on help. Importantly they can grow their skill and

ckbk will turn a cook into a chef – new online cookbook at Kickstarter

July 11, 2018

ckbk is a new subscription service that provides online access to the world’s best cookbooks. Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi, Fergus Henderson and hundreds of leading chefs and food writers are

Australian Google Store having a sale – to 17 July

July 11, 2018

The Australian Google Store is having a flash sale. If you want a Google Home or Mini, Chromecast or Pixel Buds act quickly. Alas, the Pixel 2/XL is not yet

LG G7 ThinQ is artificially intelligent (Australian review)

July 10, 2018

The LG G7 ThinQ is not meant to be its flagship That spot goes to the innovative V30S ThinQ. Yet this meets or exceeds many flagship paradigms. It is a

Epson’s Bruce Bealby races in for a chat

July 10, 2018

Epson’s Bruce Bealby raced in for a chat. He likes doing things at a pace. Especially as Epson is an Official Team Partner of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport.