Reviews

First look: The BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry is trying to win back customers with a new smartphone that harkens back to its traditional design hallmarks: a keyboard, a track pad and a row of home keys.

Top tech toys for high-flying executives

With Christmas around the corner, these gadgets are the perfect fit for those looking to combine business with cutting edge technology.

Wearables wish list for 2015

From headbands harnessing the power of REM sleep to cufflinks with USB drives, the new year is going to be weird and wonderful for wearable tech.

The best tech releases of 2014

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Shopping for a smartphone, tablet, notebook or desktop is never easy. Take the guesswork out of the equation with our list of the tech that warrants attention this holiday shopping season.

REVIEW: The Ninja Sphere

It’s Australian developed, it runs Ubuntu Linux, and it’s about to control homes worldwide.

REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung’s latest super phone made a stellar debut but does the Galaxy Note 4 have the chops to put the iPhone 6 Plus back in its place?

REVIEW: Acer Aspire R13

The Acer Aspire R13 seeks to outdo rival hybrids when it comes to contortions. With six user modes to choose from the flexibility comes at a cost.

REVIEW: Microsoft Lumia 830

Microsoft's mid-range Lumia 830 smartphone boasts features the premium Lumia 930 doesn’t have, but cuts back on costs by employing a lower resolution screen.

Smartphones to get excited about in 2015

Chinese smartphones are turning up the heat on Apple and Samsung and these four names should definitely be on your radar.

The best budget smartphones you can buy right now

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Flagship smartphones might grab the headlines but there are plenty good options out there for those looking to get their hands on a decent phone for under $400.

Lenovo’ Yoga Tablet 2 Pro road tested

Lenovo's latest device bristles with features when compared to your average Android tablet, but then it should. At $799, the tablets sits squarely in the premium category.

REVIEW: PlayStation TV

The smallest member of Sony's PlayStation family has a lot to tell us about the entertainment giant's big plans for its gaming and content ecosystem. It may also have a secret mission to force the trusty old PlayStation 3 into retirement, but there's a lot of work to be done.

REVIEW: Retina 5K iMac

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The latest iMac doesn't just boast a gorgeous 5K monitor it’s also a powerhouse of a computer even at the base model. While it's unlikely to reverse the decline of the PC market it does offers a compelling reason to invest in a desktop once again.

First look: Android Lollipop

Google's revamped Android operating system Lollipop has started to roll out in Australia and if you have a recent Android phone or tablet, upgrading to it will bring significant changes to your device.

PREVIEW: The Oculus Rift

The success of the Rift is now out of Oculus' hands. Mark Zuckerberg’s $2 billion gamble on virtual reality now hinges on the whims of third party developers and hyped-up gamers.

iPhone 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Both devices deliver the power and functionality of their bigger brothers but in a much smaller physical footprint. So, which one should you buy?

Google Nexus 9: A killer tablet for Android fanatics

Google Nexus 9 is an outstanding piece of hardware but it's not for everybody.

REVIEW: Asus Transformer Book FlipTP500LN

With a 15.6-inch screen and weighing in at 2.3kg this hybrid boasts plenty of grunt but delivers very little.

REVIEW: Sony Xperia Z3

The Xperia Z3 is the best smartphone Sony has ever made. It might not have cutting edge specs of newer flagships like Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 but there's plenty of appeal for Android users.

REVIEW: Apple iPad Air 2

Ludicrously thin and ridiculously powerful, Apple's latest tablet is a worthy successor to the original iPad Air and more of a leap forward than you would expect.

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