reviews

Sony BRAVIA X9500B 4K TV: Australian Review

Big TVs are great. Big, smart TVs are even better. Big, smart, ultra-detailed TVs are basically heaven. Sony has a new $20,000 4K Ultra HD telly that is, for my money, the best TV you can buy today. I spent a day with Sony’s 85-inch BRAVIA X9500B, and it was quite fun.


Guardians Of The Galaxy: Australian Review

If anyone needs me, I’ll be camping outside my local cinema waiting until I can go and see Guardians Of The Galaxy again. Here’s why.


Mini Cooper S: Australian Review

What happens when you take a much-loved car brand and re-release its iconic vehicle for the 21st century? What happens when you then tweak that re-release after a couple of years, and change a few things along the way? Mini’s revitalised Cooper S hatchback is more spacious, faster and more fuel-efficient than the previous model, but it’s not the perfect city car.


Samsung UD590 4K Monitor: Australian Review

The current crop of 4K monitors have a lot going on — they have to compromise on price, size, design and image quality all at the same time. You can either pay peanuts and get a monkey, or pay through the nose and get something unquestionably brilliant. Samsung’s new 28-inch UD590 4K monitor balances a number of spinning plates to get the compromise just right.


Amazon Fire Phone Review: A Shaky First Step

After years of rumours, Amazon’s first smartphone is finally, finally here. It’s unique, it’s can be fun, it’s a pretty decent phone. And you can do better.


FRITZ!Box 7490 ADSL2+ Modem Router: Australian Review

For all intents and purposes, your home network’s modem router is the nexus of all of your communications. It handles your ‘net connection, as well as all your home devices talking to each other and the outside world . So when you’re looking to buy one, you want all the features you can get, right? That’s why the new FRITZ!Box 7490 should grab your attention.


The Price Is Right: Should You Buy The iPhone 5c Or iPhone 5?

When Apple rolled out the bright lights and party favours for the new iPhone launch, we were lucky enough to get not one, but two new iPhones: the flagship 5s and the colourful 5c. The 5c is still almost a carbon copy of the iPhone 5 under the hood, so which one should you buy? A used iPhone 5 or a shiny new iPhone 5c?


Razer Blade 14: Australian Review

Gaming laptops usually emphasise performance over style and portability, but the new Razer Blade has all three in spades.


HTC Desire 816: Australian Review

Can a mid-range phone really be better than its big brother? At this price, it’s certainly possible. Meet the HTC Desire 816: your new phone at half the price of a flagship.


LG UB980T UltraHD TV Review: This Picture's Not Worth The Price

The march of progress moves to the beat of early adopters patting their wallets and chanting, “shut up and take my money”. Unfortunately, LG’s latest high-end offering can’t seem to keep up with its price tag.