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Why Hammocks Suck

I’m writing this with a sore back and exhausted from not getting enough sleep over the weekend. Hammocks lure you in with the romantic appeal of above-the-ground, free swinging sleep, then pounce on you with a poorly insulated, biomechanically painful design.


BioLite NanoGrid Review: A Lantern, Battery And Torch All In One

This new BioLite NanoGrid functions as a hanging work light or lantern, a multi-point area light, a powerful torch and a portable power source for your electronics, all in a single $US100 product. The ultimate camping gadget? I got my hands on a unit to find out.


The Most Comfortable Outdoors Sleep System I've Found

By integrating the sleeping bag and sleeping pad into a single, cohesive unit, Big Agnes is able to offer a more spacious, more stable, more comfortable sleep in a smaller, lighter package. We tested it on a five-day backpacking trip to the Lost Coast over Christmas.


How Google's Giant Nexus 6 Stacks Up To The Big-Phone Competition

Finally, the long-rumoured six inches of pure, unfiltered Android (Lollipop!) just the way Google always intended. So how does Google’s new Motorola-made flagship stack up to the other big dogs in phablet land? Let’s take a look.


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.


Apple Introduces Cut-Price iMac

In the market for a new iMac? Good news! Apple just introduced a new cut-price base model.


Meet Samsung's New Premium Tablet, The Galaxy Tab S

Samsung has just announced a brand-new, premium-grade tablet from New York this morning, and it’s rocking specs that put some laptops to shame. Here’s what it’s packing, and what you’ll pay for it.


All-New HTC One Specs Leak Out

It’s unclear whether the all-new HTC One will score phone of the year like the last one did, but we do know it’s about to win the award for “worst kept secret in history”. The specs of the new device have reportedly leaked, and it looks like we’re going to be enjoying a super-fast, 5-inch beast.


Samsung Galaxy S5: Everything Australians Need To Know

Right on schedule: the Galaxy S5 is here, and we’ve got everything you need to know about the new waterproof, dustproof, fingerprint sensor-packing, HD screen flashing and rad software-toting flagship. In short? It’s awesome, and we have details for Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile.


Valve Unveils 13 Steam Machines, With Specs And Prices

During Valve’s CES 2014 event this evening, the company released a brochure featuring images, prices, and specificiations for 13 third-party Steam Machines. Let’s take a look-see!


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