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D-Link DAP-1860 AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Range Extender review

With more and more of our devices connecting to our home network via Wi-Fi, good network coverage throughout your home is essential. Until recently, having reasonable Wi-Fi in the lounge was all you really needed, but now modern families expect to be able to stream Netflix from every little nook and cranny in the house. Continue reading D-Link DAP-1860 AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Range Extender review

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition Nintendo Switch review

The madcap adventures of Monkey D. Luffy’s and the Straw Hat Pirates go portable.

The One Piece manga series, written and illustrated by Eliichiro Oda started out as a serial in Japan’s famous Sh?nen Jump weekly anthology magazine. It has since been collected into graphic albums, available the world over, spawned a cartoon show by Toei Animation as well as many animated feature films. Continue reading One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition Nintendo Switch review

Solo: A Star Wars Story review

Sacked directors, reshoots and a rookie leading-man, the second Star Wars spin-off movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story has disaster written all over it.

Writing the Han Solo movie was the carrot that got Lawrence Kasdan, co-writer of The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi, on board to revisit to write The Force Awakens. In Solo: A Star Wars Story Kasdan and his son, Jonathan, take us back to witness the events that forged everybody’s favourite scoundrel. Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story review

Jaybird Run True Wireless Sport Headphones review

Designed by and built by runners, but are they any good? I check out Jaybird’s Run True Wireless Sport Headphones.

Wireless headphones are awesome. Having a couple of tiny buds in your ears, streaming your favourite music, via Bluetooth, from your phone, safe in your pocket without having a tangle of wires under your chin is the future today. Continue reading Jaybird Run True Wireless Sport Headphones review

QNAP TS-453Be 4-bay NAS review

Never has our ability to accumulate data been as great as it is right now. With high-speed broadband and mobile devices bombarding us with files, managing multimedia storage for easy access to all our videos, music and photographs is getting to be a real issue.

This is where NAS (Network Attached Storage) solutions come in handy. The QNAP TS-453Be can sort out all your storage needs and them some. It’s a remote storage solution that can house four 3.5” or 2.5” hard drives, with space for an M.2 SSD. Continue reading QNAP TS-453Be 4-bay NAS review

Intel Extreme Masters Sydney 2018 draws a huge crowd

Australasia’s biggest esports event returned to Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena over the weekend for another spectacular Counterstrike: Global Offensive tournament.

Intel Extreme Masters is a global esports competition organised by ESL (Electronic Sport League) and sponsored by Intel. Now in its thirteenth season, this is the second time that Sydney has hosted a heat of the competition.  Sixteen teams from all over the world, from Brazil to China, all played for a slice of a US$250,000 prize pool with first place earning US$100,000. Continue reading Intel Extreme Masters Sydney 2018 draws a huge crowd

Avengers: Infinity War review

Staring at the Avengers: Infinity War poster, static on the cinema screen, whilst I waited for the Australian premiere of Marvel’s nineteenth super-hero movie to start, I found myself wondering how all those characters (and more) where going to be shoehorned into a coherent plot. Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War review

Skyrim VR SteamVR PC review

PC players finally get to play the eight-year-old Skyrim in virtual reality. Is one of the most ported games of all time worth another go?

Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls titles are some of the most revered fantasy role-playing games ever made. The world-building is second to none, the continent of Tamriel is loaded with history and lore.

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