Samsung Family Hub 4.0 – An Intelligent Home Assistant

It’s a fridge that doesn’t know it’s a fridge! The new Samsung Family Hub 4.0 refrigerator thinks it is a high-tech online communicator, shopping assistant, meal inspiration provider, inventory mastermind and so much more. In fact, it is all those things. Samsung has long stated that it wanted to create a fridge that is more “intelligent home assistant” than a simple home appliance. Voila, Hub 4.0 is the result.

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Fitbit Versa 2 Packed With New Features

Fitbit to make regular additions to their product range. Hence, it is no surprise that rumours are flying about the potential release of a second-generation Fitbit Versa: the Fitbit Versa 2. How will this affordable smartwatch, with the heart of an activity tracker, compare against the highly popular original?

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Apple AirPods 2 With Improved Bluetooth Connectivity

The original Apple AirPods were the little audio devices that carved out a huge following. Every set of ears seemed to sport a pair of AirPods, reflecting the high-quality audio coming out of them. Will the second-generation Apple AirPods 2 represent a huge leap ahead? What changes can we expect?

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Sony Z9G Features 8K Resolution

Welcome to 8K resolution, as seen in mind-blowing fashion on Sony’s Z9G TV. 85 or 98 inches of “got to see it to believe it” vision. So big, so lifelike, and so vivid, you’ll wonder how you’ll live life without one. Sony certainly hopes you’ll feel that way after experiencing the Z9G, even when many of us have yet to encounter 4K TV let alone 8K!

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Sports 3 Models

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is already making headlines and it hasn’t even been released yet! The excitement generated by the impending release of this new smartphone is reflected in an avalanche of rumours, leaks and speculation. So much in fact, that we can already get a pretty good idea of what to expect from the all new S10.

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Samsung Galaxy F Foldable Phone

A foldable phone? Why not! In this day and age of bold, headline-making features, a foldable phone seems a logical step for manufacturers to take as they seek some marketing spotlight. Samsung is one of the first on board the foldable phone boat, with the proposed Galaxy F offering the promise of being able to fold down from tablet size to smartphone size. Of course, a tablet-sized display will require more battery capacity than your average smartphone. Hence, it’s suggested that the Galaxy F will contain two 3,100 mAh cell batteries.

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Huawei P30 Pro With 4 Cameras

Rumours abound as we await the release of the Huawei P30 Pro. With the P20 Pro making such a splash, how can the P30 push the envelope even further? How about four cameras on the back, all vertically arranged with a 10x optical zoom as part of the arrangement? That would certainly be a talking point, as would Sony’s 38-megapixel IMX607 1/1.8in sensor with quad-pixel phase detection autofocus, another rumoured feature. 

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Huawei Nova 4 Features 48 MP Triple Rear Camera

The Huawei Nova 4 is a phone that is generating much discussion, and most of that chat has to do with the distinctive “hole punch” cut-out on the front to house the 25 MP selfie camera. By dropping the traditional notch, Huawei has produced a mobile with an awesome edge-to-edge effect on its display. This is part of the new wave of “hole punch” phones, with many other big manufacturers planning to join the trend. Watch this space!

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Christmas Deals & Advice

If the thought of Christmas shopping gives you the cold sweats, then here’s good news. You’re not alone! Many people share your feeling of dread because they’re unsure of what to buy, and they don’t know how they’re going to pay for it. With that in mind, here is some advice to make Christmas shopping easier on yourself, and your wallet and how to find great Christmas deals. Continue reading “Christmas Deals & Advice”

Black Friday Will be Huge in 2018

Black Friday is not at all scary for bargain hunters. What started out as a post-Thanksgiving shopping spree in the United States has spread to all corners of the globe, including New Zealand.  In our neck of the woods, Black Friday sales in 2016 increased by 160 % on the previous year, as we rushed to snap up discounts of up to 70%. What a way to start your Christmas shopping! Continue reading “Black Friday Will be Huge in 2018”

iPhone XR is budget friendly

If you think you can’t afford a premium iPhone, think again! The XR is Apple’s affordable version of the flagship XS and XS Max, sharing many of the same features but not the same price tag. The iPhone XR is a budget-friendly phone, costing less but bringing you so much performance and very impressive features. Continue reading “iPhone XR is budget friendly”

Huawei Mate 20 Lite Offers Great Value

The budget version of Mate 20 offers a large screen, high-resolution cameras and speed at a reasonable price. The often accurate analyst Evan Blast has published photos of Huawei Mate 20 Lite. These photos show that there are no surprise features on the outside of the phone except for the notch at the top. Continue reading “Huawei Mate 20 Lite Offers Great Value”

MacBook Pro 2018 Upgrades – Powered by Intel Coffee Lake

Apple has upgraded the powerful business laptop MacBook Pro. The latest MacBook Pro 2018 models feature a Retina True Tone-screen, improved switches on the keyboard and an improved Intel-based processor architecture. Continue reading “MacBook Pro 2018 Upgrades – Powered by Intel Coffee Lake”

Microsoft Surface Go Is a Versatile Budget Laptop

Microsoft eventually released a budget version of its Surface tablets. The new 10-inch Microsoft Surface Go is available for pre-order at Microsoft’s store, Noel Leeming and JB Hifi. It costs $699 inclusive of GST and will start shipping on August 28th. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Go Is a Versatile Budget Laptop”

Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, J6 & J4 Target Mid-range Market

Samsung’s flagship phones are top-notch in terms of features and quality, but very expensive to many shoppers. The new J-series phones target price-sensitive consumers. The additions to the J-series line-up consists of Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, J6, and J4. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo, J6 & J4 Target Mid-range Market”