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Kogan builds a “flagship” phone for budget buyers

June 1, 2016

It’s harder than every to choose a phone, and if you’re over what the big guys offer and are curious to see what an Aussie thinks the “flagship” should be, Kogan has something for you to see.

LaCie’s Chromé drive to bring design to solid-state

May 24, 2016

The future of hard drive isn’t with moving parts, but rather with solid-state, like the stuff in memory cards, and if you want something beautifully designed, be prepared to pony up the cash.

Huawei’s 6 inch Mate 8 could be your best pal

May 19, 2016

The tablet-sized smartphone known as the “phablet” may not have won everyone over, but if you like big screens, you’re there for life, and Huawei’s Mate 8 could just get you to update.

Razer to offer portable gamers a lighter load with Stealth

May 17, 2016

PC gaming tends to offer more supply than any other platform, but it comes with one caveat: weight. Few gaming laptops are friendly to backs, but Razer’s latest could nail the balance.

HTC’s 10 is here: metal with UltraPixels, 24-bit sound

April 12, 2016

It can be hard to discern the difference between flagship phones these days, but HTC is hoping to sweeten the deal with a focus on design, sound, and camera quality to make its 2016 phone the best of the bunch.

HTC gives mid-range a new name with the One X9

April 6, 2016

An update to HTC’s flagship “One” series is barely a week away, but that doesn’t mean HTC doesn’t have other phones waiting in the wings, as it shows off a new One for mid-range budgets.

Apple normalises the oversized iPad Pro to 9.7 inches

March 22, 2016

There’s no doubting that Apple’s design-oriented iPad Pro tablet is big, but what if you’re after a small pad for your ideas? Well there’s now an iPad Pro to match a smaller set of hands.

Apple’s iPhone SE announced: it’s a 6S inside of a 5

March 22, 2016

Apple hasn’t paid much attention to the smaller phone sizes of late, forcing iPhone owners to move to a bigger 4.7 or 5.5 inch device, but the older 4 inch iPhone has now been made new again.

HP toughens its Spectre for something “Elite”

March 14, 2016

The word “elite” isn’t one to be trifled with. It’s a word suggesting the best of the best, and in a new computer from HP, it’s clear the company is striving for more than just another me-too machine.

Oppo takes on budget buyers with a $299 metal phone

February 3, 2016

Just because you don’t want to spend almost a grand on a phone doesn’t mean you can’t get the goods, and Oppo is keen to show it, announcing a budget smartphone that will bring premium looks to a value phone.

KEF splashes a bit of colour for its second on-ears headphone

January 20, 2016

Some companies excel at making lots of products, and others do really well with just a few. English audio engineers KEF sit in that last category, and for its second pair you wear on your head, it’s not just about sound.

Google’s new Nexus phones are here and no longer mid-range

October 27, 2015

There was a time when Google’s own devices were designed to bring in new customers not terribly familiar with Android, employing sub-$500 prices to get people on board. Not so anymore.

HTC materialises a metal mobile in the One A9

October 21, 2015

It seems as though HTC isn’t done with phones for the year, and ahead of next year’s Mobile World Congress, the smartphone maker is showing off one more phone that will arriving in November.

Apple’s next iPhones are here: 6s, 6s Plus both with 4K cameras

September 10, 2015

How do you beat the Samsung’s and Sony’s of the world when they’re competing hard with top smartphones sporting solid cameras? You join them and up your game, which is exactly what Apple is doing in the 2015 iPhones.

Sony announces three Xperia phones, one with a 4K screen

September 3, 2015

It’s been a while since Sony announced a new flagship model was coming to Australia, but in the next couple of months, you’ll find three, and one of them manages to outdo every single smartphone screen out there.

Moshi targets MacBook users with a metal USB converter

September 2, 2015

Is only one port on the MacBook getting you down? Have no fear, because a metal Type-C to USB converter is here, taking over from the plastic model Apple makes.

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