Wearables

Smartwatches will overtake fitness trackers by 2020

September 19, 2018

By 2020 smartwatches will overtake fitness trackers as crossover features and better price parity reduce the latter’s appeal.

eSIM may free up lock-in contracts

September 19, 2018

An eSIM is an electronic SIM instead of a physical SIM card. As you cannot remove an eSIM, it needs to be flexible enough to

Plantronics BackBeat Fit and Go range expanded (announcement)

September 19, 2018

Plantronics have addressed a major issue for training and sports buds. Two of the new Plantronics BackBeat Fit models have ‘Always Aware’ eartips for safer

Bose Sleepbuds. A quiet revolution (Australian review)

September 18, 2018

Bose Sleepbuds may help you to get to sleep and stay asleep – well at least until its personal alarm wakes you. But there are

Apple Watch Series 4 is larger, thinner, smaller and looks after you (announcement)

September 13, 2018

The Apple Watch Series 4 drew more attention at the Cupertino launch because of a new range of innovative functions, especially around health, activity and

Kronaby – great name for a real watch with benefits (review)

September 8, 2018

If you want some smart features but don’t want to wear a digital smartwatch, then Swedish Kronaby hybrid watch is for you. The company’s motto

Sennheiser Ambeo Smart Headset (review)

September 5, 2018

Oh, we’ve reviewed so many earphones here. But the Sennheiser Ambeo Smart Headset is something very different. It’s not just for listening, although it allows

Sennheiser IFA 2018 – announcements. Sounds so good

September 4, 2018

Sennheiser is showcasing two of its unique technologies. Sennheiser IFA 2018 announcements include MOMENTUM class True Wireless Bluetooth earbuds and its innovative AMBEO spatial sonic

Father’s Day Gift Guide – for the more affordable Dad

August 20, 2018

We’ve already made a few Father’s Day suggestions for the well-heeled. But this time let’s keep things well under a thousand dollars and see what’s

Dot Watch. A brilliant braille smartwatch for vision impaired

August 20, 2018

Dot Watch could be a lifesaver for the more than 400 million people who can’t read a watch face, let alone the typical smartwatch font.

Blue Lola headphones (review)

August 15, 2018

Anyone who has created a podcast has heard of the Blue Yeti. For others, that is not a colour-challenged Himalayan, but a high value for

Sony Sports WF-SP700N wireless noise cancelling earbuds (review)

August 13, 2018

They sound good. But does the “Digital Noise Cancelling” in the Sony Sports WF-SP700N wireless earbuds actually work? I’m not so sure. Features The Sony

Samsung shows off its new Galaxy Watch (first look from New York)

August 10, 2018

Samsung has moved from its Gear moniker to Galaxy Watch. And it is fitting given this can have full 3G/4G/LTE and/or Bluetooth connections.

Sennheiser HD 820 headphones (review)

August 3, 2018

Headphone fans, indulge me for a moment with your envy. As I write these words, I have wrapped around my head the new Sennheiser HD

Audeara A-01 Bluetooth headphones (review)

July 25, 2018

You’ve got to love Australian innovation. The Audeara A-01 Bluetooth headphones are the second Aussie model to cross my desk in the last few days.

Fitbit Versa smartwatch (review)

July 7, 2018

I’ve been wearing the Fitbit Versa smartwatch for a month. I’m impressed. So impressed, I even took the step of using Fitbit Pay.

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