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  • Aussie Cars Set to Star on Forza 7

    The next instalment of the Forza series is set to arrive before the end of the year and we honestly cannot wait. The game has promised a huge list of cars and tracks at launch and each week we’ve been receiving updates on what some of those cars are....
  • You’ve Got The Power

    Tragically I get excessively excited over portable power banks. Why? Because on a good day my iPhone 6s is dead by midday. Sure, I’m a heavy user but seriously when is the day coming that a device like that can go the distance. Anyway, rant over and back to...
  • Google Wifi review: THIS is Google’s standout product – improve your home internet for under $500

    For some reason the internet is in a fizz over Google Home – sure it’s a revolutionary product, but it’s a bit before it’s time.  The thing people need today is better WiFi and Google is offering that in spades with their “Google WiFi” product. Walk into a store...
  • AKG N60 Noise Cancelling headphone review: Comfortable with a great sound

    When I travelled to Las Vegas a few weeks ago I left my Sony and Bose noise cancelling over-ear headphones behind and put my faith in a whole new pair – the AKG N60 NC’s – and I wasn’t disappointed. AKG is a brand I’ve known for a very long...
  • Nest Protect review : Smart smoke alarm for peace of mind

    When Nest launched in Australia their approach was unorthodox and somewhat controversial, but in the end what matters is the product and we’ve installed the Nest Protect smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarm to give it a whirl. At $189 it’s bloody expensive.  Walk into Bunnings and $30 will get...
  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #311

    The rise of streaming media – Telsyte’s latest data shows Stan and Netflix are booming while Free to Air could be suffering, Stephen and Trevor Discuss.  Also, the latest in financial literacy apps for kids, Google WiFi and Trevor’s thoughts on where it sits in the market, Glasses to...
  • Magnetic charging cable for your smartphone: ASAP Connect review

    The little Sydney tech startup that is ASAP have been thinking, and overthinking charging.  First there was their battery pack, which itself can refill superfast, now they have cables to change the way you think about “plugging in” your phone. For those that remember the previous Apple MacBook range,...
  • Apple Maps adds public transport info for Brisbane and Perth

    iPhone users in Brisbane and Perth can now take advantage of detailed public transport information with Apple Maps now containing details of your train and bus timetables for trip planning. Joining Sydney and Melbourne the two next Capital Cities adding this data means trip planning from your Mac or iPad...
  • Here’s how the NBN gets a bad name: Installer takes a leak in the garden

    One of the ways the NBN cops a hammering in the media is through things that are so far out of their control it’s just not funny.. Stand by for another such example. In 2017 you should be expecting cameras here there and everywhere, but it seems this installer...
  • Google Home Review: A glimpse into the future, but don’t get over excited

    Sometimes the hype can be blinding.  Sometimes the hype matches the product.  With Google Home there’s no shortage of Hype.  The device was launched late last year but as is often the case with technology it had a limited worldwide release and Australia was not part of the hype. However,...
  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #310

    Stephen and Trevor take a relaxed, fun and opinionated look at the week’s tech news.  Leaks and inside info, how Apple’s plans for the next iPhone may have been exposed by HomePod – a product that’s not even out yet, and how HBO might have been hacked and lost...
  • Hisense Series 7 Review

    2017 is really the year of 4K televisions and if you’re in the market for a TV upgrade this year you are unlikely moving from a big ol’ CRT television. Most of us are looking to upgrade an old Plasma TV or early model LCD television that is perhaps...
  • Climate Controlling Phone Case: Moab Review

    Phone cases, they’re a dime a dozen ranging from faux diamond covered pink offerings our colleague Geoff Quattromani prefers, to all out military grade, zombie apocalypse survival capable creations. Unless you like to go nude with your often $1000.00 plus unit they’re basically vital to prevent calamities. Recently a...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #373

    Got a tech question? Trev is here to help, drop him a line and he’ll answer your question on any topic.  This week talking NBN, Mobile Phones and Smart home technology – plus the latest tech news including Xbox privacy setting warning for parents, iPhone rumours, the new Tesla...
  • Warning for Parents: Random Xbox chat messages could be targeting your kids

    Sorry folks, your kids are never completely safe online, you have to stay vigilant and keep an eye on what’s happening on every device – including the Xbox. While the kids are playing their favourite Xbox game, did you know they can trading text messages too?  Right there on...
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