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Dell XPS 13 review
Posted on 9-Feb-2016 11:35Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

I had the Dell XPS 13 Intel Core i5 for a couple of weeks - a mid-range laptop and yet with power to spare. Comments (Comments)

SwannOne home automation and security review
Posted on 6-Feb-2016 21:22Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

We have a look at the SwannOne, an intelligent home security and automation platform. Comments (Comments)

What is wrong with Apple?
Posted on 1-Feb-2016 20:36Tags Articles, Consumer Electronics, by Howard Yu, Professor at IMD business school

To industry pundits and casual observers, it came as a shock this week when Apple projected that growth for its iPhone sales would hit the slowest pace since 2007, the year of the iconic phone's release. At the same time came the first forecasted decline in Apple's revenue in the last 13 years. Comments (Comments)

Volvo owners will be able to control car with voice via Microsoft Band 2
Posted on 21-Jan-2016 11:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

1980s TV cult classic Knight Rider captured the hearts and minds of a generation - The Hoff and his talking Trans Am KITT using futuristic technology to solve crime all with the flick of a wrist. Comments (Comments)

IBM Watson to help Under Armour transform personal health and fitness
Posted on 7-Jan-2016 19:20Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Under Armour announced a partnership with IBM to create and provide meaningful data-backed health and fitness insights, powered by IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology. Comments (Comments)

Netflix Is Now Available Around the World
Posted on 7-Jan-2016 19:15Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world, for a total of more than 190 countries. The company made the announcement - and the service went live - during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. Comments (Comments)

Crucial MX200 SSD review
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 16:53Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Crucial MX200 SSD is a worthy upgrade for your tired laptop or desktop PC. And easy to do yourself. Comments (Comments)

Casio to release smartwatch with Android Wear
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 12:32Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The new WSD-F10 wrist device is optimal for the outdoors, boasting water resistance for use in rain and around water, and is tested to military standard specifications to ensure it can withstand a variety of rugged activities. Comments (Comments)

Kodak bets on Super 8 filmmaking revival
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 12:23Tags News, Consumer Electronics

On the heels of celebrating 50 years of manufacturing Super 8 film, Kodak is launching an initiative aimed at putting Super 8 cameras into the hands of a new generation of filmmakers as well as meeting the needs of top directors, indie filmmakers and others who appreciate the art and craft of filmmaking. Comments (Comments)

Fitbit Blaze brings style to smart trackers
Posted on 6-Jan-2016 12:05Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Fitbit has unveiled the Fitbit Blaze smart fitness watch, available today for presale with global retail availability starting in March 2016. Comments (Comments)

Fiat Chrysler announces new fourth-generation Uconnect systems
Posted on 5-Jan-2016 14:04Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Fiat Chrysler are heading to the world's largest and most important electronics show, the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, to reveal the new fourth-generation Uconnect system featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a preview of the latest technology advancements in FCA vehicles. Comments (Comments)

Navman MiVue 580 review
Posted on 4-Jan-2016 11:36Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Navman MiVue 580 is a high definition dashboard camera with good support for night time recording. It is no surprise that it also supports location timestamp, thanks to its built-in GPS powered by Navman technology. Comments (Comments)

Volvo technology to allow car delivery soon
Posted on 18-Dec-2015 09:30Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Company announced a new technology allowing couriers to deliver directly into the back of your car by means of a single use, digital key. Comments (Comments)

BB-8 app-enabled droid by Sphero review
Posted on 15-Dec-2015 20:00Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

What promises to be one of the movies of the decade needed a merchandise that would make it justice. Sphero solved the puzzle. Comments (Comments)

Visa Checkout launches in New Zealand
Posted on 10-Dec-2015 15:30Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A new quick and easy payment service that enables consumers to securely pay for goods online on any device launches in New Zealand today. Visa Checkout is designed to remove the barriers to online transactions which often prevent people from completing a purchase due to excessive form filling. Comments (Comments)

Sony launches the VPL-VW5000ES ultimate 4K home theatre projector
Posted on 10-Dec-2015 15:22Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New laser-powered projector has 5,000 lumens and 4K resolution with premium features for home theatre enthusiasts. Comments (Comments)

Volvo Cars to Develop Next Generation Automotive Technologies with Microsoft
Posted on 23-Nov-2015 20:26Tags News, Consumer Electronics

A new partnership between Volvo and Microsoft will allow car owners to use holographic technology to configure and preview their car choice in 3D before purchase. Comments (Comments)

Photo-printing app Printicular comes home to New Zealand with
Posted on 17-Nov-2015 19:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

Kiwis will finally be able to hit print on all of their photos from their phone, anytime and anywhere thanks to a piece of homegrown innovation, and a partnership with an iconic New Zealand brand, Warehouse Stationery. Comments (Comments)

TAG Heuer Connected brings smarts to luxury watches
Posted on 10-Nov-2015 15:41Tags News, Consumer Electronics

TAG Heuer, Intel Corporation and Google unveiled a connected watch, designed by Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer, engineered with Intel technology and benefiting from everything the Android Wear universe has to offer. Comments (Comments)

LG brings 4K Ultra HD OLED TV to New Zealand
Posted on 4-Nov-2015 20:04Tags News, Consumer Electronics

LG New Zealand is bringing its 4K Ultra HD OLED TV (EG960T) to New Zealand, making it available in selected stores around the country. The company used its know how to put together 4K Ultra HD and OLED technologies into a large screen TV with stunning result. Comments (Comments)

Huawei Watch available in New Zealand now
Posted on 29-Oct-2015 13:13Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The new Huawei Watch, launched at Remix Magazine Presents Jimmy Choo in New Zealand, is now available in stores. The watch, with its classic design inspired by Swiss timepieces, will be available in a number of configurations, starting from NZ$649. Comments (Comments)

Withings Activite trackers review
Posted on 28-Oct-2015 14:10Tags Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Withings Activite brand of activity trackers offers a balance between functionality and fashion. They are simple and disguise its function well. And to me that's the main appeal of these pieces. Are they watches with activity tracking or activity trackers that can tell the time? Comments (Comments)

AIG launches world first 360 Haka Experience
Posted on 17-Sep-2015 20:09Tags News, Consumer Electronics

The Haka 360 Experience is an app which uses 360 degree video technology to give the viewer the feeling of being on the field with the All Blacks and in the midst of the powerful Maori ritual. Comments (Comments)

ASB introduces a cashless moneybox
Posted on 9-Sep-2015 20:10Tags News, Consumer Electronics

ASB's iconic Kashin moneybox has been given a digital makeover with the launch of a cashless interactive moneybox, designed to get Kiwi kids excited about earning and saving pocket money and to understand the value of money as we move towards a cashless society. Comments (Comments)

Serko Mobile now keeps tabs on your bags
Posted on 8-Sep-2015 11:12Tags News, Consumer Electronics

New feature allows users of Serko Mobile to track their luggage. Comments (Comments)


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