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Tech Hands On: Netgear Launches the Arlo Q Camera

Netgear’s presence into the home and business security space began with the Arlo Wire-Free camera launched in 2015.

Now Netgear has returned with the Arlo Q, a 1080p HD camera boasting with a 130-degree field of view, 2-way audio, cloud recording, instant email alerts and a quick setup – making the user experience a simple one. Continue reading Tech Hands On: Netgear Launches the Arlo Q Camera

We go hands on with the Telstra TV streaming media player

Those who want to get the new wave of streaming services onto their televisions have quite a few options these days. But most of them are pretty expensive. If you’re a gamer, you likely already have the capabilities through your Xbox or Playstation. But these are $400+ units. You’re unlikely going to get your hands on one if you’re not a gamer. Apple offer the best product on the Australian market for those who are looking to bring their digital experience onto their TV. But with devices starting from $269, they aren’t cheap – and most average users probably aren’t going to take advantage of the bits and bobs built into the unit that make it the price it is.... Continue Reading

We go hands on with the Foxtel Go app for the holidays

With all the hype around Netflix, Stan and Presto, it’s often easy to forget there are other existing brands in Australia providing fantastic streaming services. SBS On Demand has an incredible array of content – some of which is exclusive to its system (and very hard to find elsewhere) – and ABC iView has been a leader among domestic streaming services for some time now. All the major networks offer something, but of that, SBS and ABC are certainly the most superior.... Continue Reading

I spent two months travelling the world with the LG G4: So, what’s the verdict?

While everyone else was busy road testing the new iPhone 6S, I spent the last two months travelling the world with the recently released LG G4 phone. I wanted to give the much talked about device a run through on different networks, in different counties and test out the ins and outs through two months of labour. Here are my findings:... Continue Reading

Technology Review: Olixar Qi-Tone Alarm Clock Bluetooth Qi Charging Speaker

As technological change continues to increase at an exponential rate, more and more gadgets are crossing paths with smart phone technology, with convenient wireless charging now a primary consideration. In the past, such gadgets have focused on functionality and really sacrificed aesthetic, but now that the technology has become more focused, there are gadgets out there able to balance primary purpose with the a consumer’s desire for a product that actually looks good and would fit in numerous room design schemes. Enter the Olixar Qi-Tone Alarm Clock, a worthwhile option when thinking about wireless charging devices that also serve other purposes.... Continue Reading