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Hands-on review: HyperX Alloy Origins mechanical keyboard & Pulsefire Dart wireless mouse
HyperX's RGB Alloy Origins keyboards and Pulsefire Dart mice claim to be exactly what gamers need. Techday’s Darren Price puts them both through their paces.
Hands-on review: Konka Curved Wide 32” gaming monitor
the Konka KD32908CG is a solution that is reasonably priced, stylish looking, easy to set up and expand upon.
Review: BlueAnt’s Pump Air 2, low-cost, true-wireless
The market for true-wireless headphones at a lower price-point is increasing. Are Aussie-owned BlueAnt’s Pump Air 2 what you’ve been looking for?
Hands-on review: Apple AirPods Pro
When considering the sound quality and vast list of features, the Apple AirPods Pro are worthy of both the higher price tag and the “Pro” title.
Hands-on review: OPPO ENCO Q1 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
The tone and clarity is brilliant. I’m just waiting to see how they cope with Barry Gibb’s falsetto. The melody and lyrics are clear with rich tones. Oh no! I can feel my feet tapping and my arms want to disco! Help!
Hands-on review: The OPPO Reno 2Z
The OPPO Reno 2Z will be causing many of its pricier competitors a lot of angst, writes Owen McCarthy.
Hands-on review: Sennheiser GSP 370 wireless headset
Whilst I’m no audiophile, I could really appreciate the quality of the audio, and the headset really bought something extra to my gaming experience.
Hands (and body)-on review: The Dyson Pure Cool Me
The Pure Cool Me is the perfect answer to those of us wanting healthy, filtered and cool air.
Hands-on review: The ASUS Lyra Voice is a smart router with the power of invisibility
It looks no different from a set of standard Bluetooth speakers, and it easily blends itself into any corner of the house.
Seeing all the games at Auckland Armageddon Expo 2019
his year was headlined by both PlayStation and Nintendo bringing with them their best new and upcoming video games.
Hands-on review: The wireless headset with uncompromising sound quality
The machined aluminium construction promises durability, but not at the expense of comfort because this headset feels superlatively comfy, even after hours of use.
Hands-on review: One month with the Apple iPhone 11
This year, Apple released three iPhones into the market: The iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. While everyone was taken by the Pro line, I believe this year’s magic was all in the humble iPhone 11.
Hands-on review: The 10.2" Apple iPad (Seventh Generation)
It's a highly mobile assistant packing a laptop-sized punch.
Hands-on review: Epson's EF-100 projector is an outstanding portable cinema
The Epson EF-100 can produce outstanding images in most light conditions.
Hands-on review: Vodafone TV - the best way to stream channels in 2019
Vodafone TV is designed to fit the needs of the New Zealand market and to provide effortless entertainment for all Kiwis. Is it a good enough solution? This is what I wanted to find out.
Hands-on review: The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is sleek and sexy
To quote my favourite Jedi master, while not yet complete is my journey to the Android side, much closer to turning I am. Want one I do.
Hands-on review: Norton Security gets the safety and freedom balance right
The folks at Norton understand that there are those of use that like to walk on the wild side. But even a seasoned Internet adventurer like myself likes a degree of protection.
Hands-on review: The middle-of-the-road 2019 iPad Air
Apple's 2019 iPad Air falls squarely in the middle of the workhorse iPad Pro and the entry-level iPad in terms of price point and specification.
Hands-on review: Supercharging the RTX with the ROG STRIX RTX2080 SUPER
You can expect stable 60FPS+ gameplay over 4K UHD resolution over most AAA titles, or even with DLSS turned on when working with WQHD resolution.
Hands-on review: The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
When I connected from my laptop, I was literally blown away. There is no doubt plenty of volume to please those with no regard for their tympanic membranes, but I’d like to keep what’s left of my hearing for a while longer.
Hands-on review: The only streaming kit you'll ever need
This opens up a world of possibilities for both hobbyist and full-time streamers to further engage with their audiences.
Sneak peek: The Dyson Pure Cool Me
The Pure Cool Me is all about the personal user. Using some very impressive technology, developed by Tom and several other engineers, the Pure Cool Me will ensure cool air that has been purified of 99.95% of particle pollutants.
Hands-on review: The impressive TCL C8 QUHD TV
This TV will appeal to those who want an all-encompassing experience, from gaming through to watching your favourite movie, or following the World Tiddlywinks Cup live.
Hands-on review: Dyson V11 is the smartest stick vac on the block
It’s a vacuum cleaner that displays the efficiency and precision of cleaning only seen in advertisements, and never actually played out in real-life use cases.