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Dyson Gen5Detect Absolute review

Patch Bowen 14/11/2022

Dyson’s first vacuum from its new Gen5Detect range – the Absolute – is the company’s best vacuum yet.  Boasting a new moniker, the Absolute marks...

Ecovacs Deebot X1 PLUS review

Patch Bowen 02/11/2022

Ecovacs’ Deebot X1 PLUS is a robot vacuum for those that don’t want to pay close to $3,000 for a premium device. Boasting the same...

Jabra Elite 5 earbuds review

Patch Bowen 31/10/2022

At $239, these mid-range earbuds aren’t designed to compete with the market’s best-of-the-best. The sound they produce struggles with bass but, overall, is adequate. The...

How to get the Google Pixel 7 in NZ

Patch Bowen 26/10/2022

Google’s latest phones, the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, have begun shipping worldwide. Announced on the 6th of October at the Google Event, it...

How to get the Nothing Phone 1 in NZ

Patch Bowen 18/10/2022

The Nothing Phone 1, created by Nothing Technology Limited, was released earlier this year in 40 markets around the world. But typically, like Google and Sony devices,...

Oppo Reno8 5G review

Patch Bowen 13/10/2022

Oppo’s Reno8 5G is the company’s latest entry into the mid-range phone market. It’s a device for those who don’t want to spend around $2,000...

JBL Quantum 810 Wireless review

Patch Bowen 04/10/2022

JBL’s Quantum 810 Wireless headset is the company’s most recent entry into its now-long list of gaming headsets.  A successor to the 610, the 810...

Sony WH-1000XM5 review

Patch Bowen 23/08/2022

Sony has been at the top of the over-ear headphone market for a while now. The WH-1000XM4 were arguably the best over-ear headphones of the...

Oppo Enco X2 review

Patch Bowen 17/08/2022

With every set of new earbuds I review, I’m looking for something that moves the industry forward. As I’ve said (many times), the premium earbud...

Intel NUC11 i7-11700B Mini PC (Beast Canyon) review

Patch Bowen 16/08/2022

These days, the gap between console and PC gaming is getting smaller and smaller. More and more games are releasing with cross-platform capabilities, and PC...