Reviews

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.

REVIEW: Huawei Ascend P7

The Chinese giant aims big with its flagship smartphone but the end result is still not quite up to mark.

Hands on with HTC Re and Desire Eye

HTC is hoping that a focus on photos and video will lure in consumers this holiday season.

REVIEW: iPhone 6 Plus

Apple's phablet is a killer content consumption device but those expecting exciting new features in iOS 8 for the device will be left disappointed.

November IPO tipped for $400m-plus Aconex

Tech firm expected to hit ASX boards in November, 50% of the firm likely up for grabs.

REVIEW: iOS 8 - iPhone 6 versus iPhone 6 Plus

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iOS 8 makes quite a few concessions for iPhone 6 Plus owners in acknowledgement that Apple's giant smartphone will feel more like a tablet to some people.

iPhone 6 Plus versus Galaxy Note 4: Which phablet comes out on top?

Apple and Samsung's flagship big-screen smartphones may share the same dimensions but they are quite different beasts.

REVIEW: BlackBerry Passport

The smart phone pioneer's latest device has some neat tricks and longer battery life than the competition, but it's living in the past. It's not 2005 anymore.

REVIEW: Apple iPhone 6

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Apple's "iWay or the Highway" approach to smartphones is finally at an end, as Cupertino concedes that size does matter. The result is a breathtaking new iPhone, although it might leave Android lovers underwhelmed.

REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy Tab S

The iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch might give Samsung a headache. But when it comes to the tablet, the Galaxy Tab S is more than a match for the iPad.

Can't afford an iPhone 6? iOS 8 is a worthy upgrade

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Apple has gone all out on this upgrade, so iPhone 4S, 5, 5C owners will basically end up with a new phone anyway.

Hands on with Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung makes an original design statement with the Edge and it's an upsell that should make sense to anyone in the market for the Galaxy Note phablets.

REVIEW: Surface Pro 3 - Third time lucky for Microsoft?

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With Steve Ballmer out of the picture and Microsoft chanting the ‘platforms and productivity’ mantra espoused by new CEO Satya Nadella, the Surface Pro 3 just might be Microsoft’s last chance to turn its tablet/laptop hybrid into a commercial hit.

Is anyone interested in Windows Phones anymore?

As Android and Apple carve up the smartphone market between them HTC’s decision to release a Windows version of the One M8 phone is unlikely to do Microsoft any favours.

The Android Wear experience: Google's smartwatches

Google reckons the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live have the design and software chops, but is an Android Wear smartwatch really a must-have accessory?

My week with the FitBit Flex - a desk jockey's hands on review

If you spend your days parked at a desk, a FitBit alone isn't going to turn your life around.

LG G3: Not good enough to beat the competition

LG has raised the stakes with its new flagship smartphone but the G3 is let down by some frustrating missteps in critical areas.

REVIEW: Asus Transformer Pad TF103 - Far from cheap and nasty

Hybrid Android devices once offered the worst of both worlds when it came to productivity. Asus' Transformer Pad TF103 strikes a decent balance with a wallet-friendly price tag.

REVIEW: Motorola Moto X

Long before Apple’s iPhone became synonymous with the mobile phone, there was Motorola. Now the pioneer is back and its Moto X could be Android’s answer to the iPhone.

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