Category Archives: Technology

Sony’s 3D Creator for the Xperia XZ Premium and XZ1 brings 3D scanning to the masses

It takes a lot for me to get excited about a mobile phone, but Sony Mobile managed to do exactly that at a demonstration of their new 3D scanning technology. With the roll-out of Android 8.0 Oreo, starting with the Xperia XZ Premium and the new Xperia XZ1 in New Zealand, Sony has launched its 3D Creator software enabling, users use their phones to easily capture faces and objects in 3D. Continue reading Sony’s 3D Creator for the Xperia XZ Premium and XZ1 brings 3D scanning to the masses

D-Link DIR-882 EXO AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router review

As home networks are put under pressure from multiple wi-fi connected devices D-Link’s DIR-882 EXO AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router makes sure everyone in the family has a fair goContinue reading D-Link DIR-882 EXO AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router review

Hands on review: HP Envy Photo 7120

The HP Envy Photo 7120 is a wi-fi enabled, compact, multi-function printer. It’s mainly aimed at home user for printing photos and the odd document. Continue reading Hands on review: HP Envy Photo 7120

Hands-on review: Epson SureColor P5070

When I was asked if I wanted to review Espon’s new SureColor P5070 printer, I looked at the photo embedded in the email and thought, “why not”. I didn’t realise at the time that the piece of paper sticking out of the printer in the photo wasn’t A4… it was, in-fact, A2. Continue reading Hands-on review: Epson SureColor P5070

Small, but perfectly formed: the Bose Soundlink Micro Bluetooth Speaker

Whilst keen to take a look, I wasn’t entirely sure where a Bluetooth speaker would fit into my life. Don’t get me wrong, I’m quite partial to streaming Spotify to my Samsung M7 or to my Yamaha home theatre system.

I was surprised, however, just how useful (and super cool), the Bose Soundlink Micro Bluetooth Speaker was. Continue reading Small, but perfectly formed: the Bose Soundlink Micro Bluetooth Speaker

Astro A20 Wireless Headset incoming

Over the weekend, at PAX Prime in Seattle, Astro Gaming revealed their new Astro A20 Wireless Headset.  PAX-goers got a sneak peak of the new headset, the companion to Astro’s A10 Gaming Headset. Continue reading Astro A20 Wireless Headset incoming

Hands on review: Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200 32GB

I really can’t stress just how important having decent RAM is for for an optimal PC experience. Be it playing the latest games or opening up multiple programs as part of a business workflow. The amount, speed and quality of your machine’s memory will determine just how well you PC does what you want it to do. Continue reading Hands on review: Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200 32GB

Asus Zenbook 3 review

Classy. If I have to describe Asus’ Zenbook 3 with one word, that would be it. Razor thin and beautifully styled, with its own faux-leather carrying pouch, it’s going to be the best-looking device on the boardroom table.

If I could have one other word to describe the Zenbook 3 it would be expensive. It’s going to cost you two grand for this very posh laptop. Up against the equivalent Microsoft Surface Pro, it’s a fair bit cheaper, but up against a “normal” laptop, you are paying for those stylish lines. Continue reading Asus Zenbook 3 review