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OPPO R15 Pro review
Posted on 27-Aug-2018 11:23 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

With the new R15 Pro model, OPPO continues to focus on photos. This time the company designed its flagship smartphone with a new Sony imaging sensor, the IMX519.

Norton Core review
Posted on 7-Aug-2018 15:57 Reviews, Broadband, by M Freitas

The Norton Core is the first attempt by Symantec at bringing a new security approach for home networks to the market.

D-Link COVR-C1203 review
Posted on 30-Jul-2018 20:35 Reviews, Broadband, by M Freitas

Home networks are increasingly growing more complex. Structured cabling is not really something easy to retrofit without pulling existing walls apart.


Huawei nova 3e review
Posted on 13-Jul-2018 11:09 Reviews, Android

When Huawei launched their latest P20 series in New Zealand it hit the streets with the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. People asked "Where is the P20 Lite?". We now know the Huawei P20 Lite hits the streets as Huawei nova 3e.

Motorola Moto g6 Plus review
Posted on 2-Jul-2018 15:38 Reviews, Android, by Nick Monrad

The Moto g6 Plus is the latest mid-range phone from Motorola (Lenovo). Here we have a look at this new series.

Ring Spotlight Cam review
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 09:24 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Ring started as a cloud-connected video doorbell company and soon evolved to something more like a cloud-based security company. From connected doorbells, to smart floodlight-enabled cameras and extenders to (coming soon) full house alarm systems complete with motion detectors, contact sensor and more.

Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 7 Plus review
Posted on 4-Jun-2018 18:48 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

The Nokia brand lives through HMD Global, the Finnish mobile phone company that now produces feature phones and smartphones under the famous brand. The newly launched in New Zealand Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 7 Plus are part of the second wave of Android-based smartphones and it is kind of a big deal.

Huawei P20 Pro review
Posted on 11-May-2018 11:00 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

The Huawei P20 Pro is pretty much at the top of the high end Android smartphones. Not only in terms of design, manufacturing quality, technical specs but, once again with incredible photography capabilities.

AKG N60NC Wireless headphones review
Posted on 2-May-2018 09:57 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

A look at the on-ear wireless headphones with active noise cancellation from AKG.

Edgerouter 4 Review
Posted on 16-Mar-2018 10:22 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

The Edgerouter 4 is an enterprise grade router with insane performance at a consumer friendly price.

Cambium e600 Review
Posted on 10-Mar-2018 21:22 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

The e600 is a great enterprise-grade access point with a price that won't break the bank.

Samsung T5 Portable SSD review
Posted on 9-Mar-2018 12:50 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

External drives are very common - mostly people won't put much into deciding what to buy. I myself have repurposed 2.5" SSD by using an external adapter case. But reviewing the Samsung T5 Portable SSD made me realise some of the missing features.

OPPO R11s review
Posted on 5-Mar-2018 08:18 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

OPPO has been know for a while as a consumer electronics brand mainly in the home theatre segment but recently has been flexing its muscles in the smartphone market.

Limited Edition FCB OPPO R11 review
Posted on 29-Jan-2018 13:06 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

I am not a huge football fan but certainly recognise the fascination some fans have over their teams. The coulours, the noise, the skills. And OPPO is taking advantage of this with its new smartphone.

Edifier Exclaim BT Connect review
Posted on 12-Dec-2017 16:22 Reviews, DVB and HD, by M Freitas

These small speakers do pack a punch. Even though their main target segment is the computer media and gaming enthusiasts I found it usable in other situations as well.

Navman MiVue 780 review
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 15:04 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

The Navman MiVue 780 is a very smart dashcam. It incorporates new audible warning and a WiFi feature that allows it to instantly transfer recordings to a paired smartphone.

Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Posted on 5-Dec-2017 13:13 Reviews, Android, by Steve Biddle

As a long-time user of Sony Xperia I took the opportunity to take a look at the new Sony Xperia XZ1 which has just hit the market in New Zealand.

Tile Pro review
Posted on 23-Nov-2017 13:20 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Recently Tile released the Tile Pro series, bringing quite a few enhancements and new features to its original series of trackers.

Logitech Spotlight review
Posted on 21-Nov-2017 15:28 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

It doesn't matter if you're a professional presenter or not - when you're in front of an audience everything counts. Your posture, your attention focused on the audience, your delivery will all be considered by the attendees when they answer those end-of-conference survey asking, on a scale of one to ten, how would you rate Presenter John Doe?

Nokia 8 review
Posted on 12-Nov-2017 11:59 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

Nokia is back in the smartphone market, this time with no Symbian or Windows Phone on sight. Thanks to HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia brand now, a new series of Android-based smartphones is available now - in New Zealand through an exclusive arrangement with Spark.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review
Posted on 7-Nov-2017 19:00 Reviews, Android, by M Freitas

Huawei is a household name when it comes to an important category in consumer electronics - smartphones. Their newest release, the Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro pushes the boundaries again with some cool new features.

Nokia 3310 review
Posted on 7-Nov-2017 14:24 Reviews, 3G, by M Freitas

Nokia is again playing the smartphone market with its Android series, but in a throwback moment the company has launched an updated version of the 3310, the new 3310 3G which is available now in New Zealand.

Trend Micro Home Network Security review
Posted on 29-Oct-2017 11:52 Reviews, Security, by M Freitas

Malware, spyware, botnets, ransomware... These are all terms you come acrosss when reading about technology security. While you can more or less easily protect your laptops and smartphones against these nasties, the advent of connected devices - security cameras, connected thermostats and smoke alarms, smart TVs and other smart gadgets - brings new vulnerabilities which we may not always be aware of, increasing the risk of something bad happening in your network.

Ring Floodlight Cam review
Posted on 15-Oct-2017 15:22 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Ring, the company that makes smart doorbells expanded its offering in New Zealand with the introduction of their latest Floodlight Cam. As the name implies the Floodlight Cam packages the common floodlight features with smart detection and recording capabilities, making it your first line of defence in a home security setup.

Grandstream GWN7000 review
Posted on 14-Oct-2017 17:41 Reviews, Broadband, by Michael Murphy

Thanks to Go Wireless I've had a chance to play around with some Grandstream networking products.


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