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Hands-on review: Maono Wireless Microphone WM620 Series
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Given my lack of descriptive vocabulary, I thought I’d take you through what Maono says before describing my experience using the WM620 series. .
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Hands-on review: Asus Zenbook 14 OLED UX3405
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The new Asus Zenbook 14 OLED is one of the first of a new generation of notebooks sporting an Intel Meteor Lake Core Ultra processor.
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Hands-on review: JBL LIVE 770 NC noise-cancelling headphones
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We at FutureFive NZ have been lucky enough to review the brand-new JBL LIVE 770 noise-cancelling headphones, which were released in January 2024. .
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Hands-on review: Intel Core Ultra 7 155H AI-enabled notebook processor
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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At CES 2024, Intel allowed Techday to test the AI capabilities of its new Core Ultra notebook processors.
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Hands-on review: Mobile Pixels Duex Max DS: Time to double up!
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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Duex Max DS is a 14.1” portable monitor that clips to your laptop magnetically. For me, it means a doubling of my workspace, with everything in my line of sight without having to raise my head. .
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Hands-on review: D-Link Aquila Pro AI AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Smart Mesh System
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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The M30 routers have a clean aesthetic design and easy-to-use set-up, but underneath, they have all the advanced features that enthusiasts expect.
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Hands-on review: CRKD Nitro Deck for Nintendo Switch
Mon, 12th Feb 2024
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With the eye-catching Game Boy Advance/Game Cube looks, the Nitro Deck fits nicely in your hand, giving players a great new way to play their Switch games.
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Hands-on review: Mokibo Fusion MKB420 Bluetooth keyboard
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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The Mokibo’s Fusion MKB420 keyboard is really easy to use and, apart from a few of the more advanced functions, pretty intuitive.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Charge 6
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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The Charge 6 comes filled to the brim with features, including more than 40 different exercise modes, built-in GPS, and an ECG heart health reader.
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Tech bargain hunters risk malware exposure, reveals study
Mon, 29th Jan 2024
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One-third of search engine results for popular tech items may lead to harmful malware-laden websites, according to a study by MoneySuperMarket Credit Cards.
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Hands-on review: PlayStation Portal
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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While we sadly won’t be receiving a third dedicated handheld console, Sony has released a new remote-play device called the PlayStation Portal this year.
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Hands-on review: Intel NUC 12-PRO Wall Street Canyon
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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The new Intel NUC impresses with its tiny size and customizable features, offering powerful computing in a compact package.
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Hands-on review: Meta Quest 3 VR headset
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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With the addition of mixed reality via the device's colour pass-through cameras, could this be the next generation of consumer VR headsets?.
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Hands-on review: Tozo S3 Smartwatch and T20 Ear Buds
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Golden X1 earbuds and was impressed with the aesthetics, quality, and performance. I leapt at the chance to review the S3 Smart Watch and the T20 Ear Buds.
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Hands-on review: Rakuten Kobo Nia
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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The Rakuten Kobo Nia is described by Kobo as “our friendliest e-reader yet” on their website. Accompany me on my journey, and we’ll see if it lives up to this encouraging statement.
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Hands-on review: JBL Quantum TWS Air
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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The Quantum TWS Air has proven an interesting addition to my listening experience. Ergonomically, JBL continues to surprise me with their beautifully comfortable devices.
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Hands-on review: JBL Tune 770NC
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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With a lightweight foldable design and fantastic battery life, the JBL Tune 700NC are the ideal accessory for students or office workers who are after versatility when it comes to their choice of headphones.
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Hands-on review: JBL Boombox 3 Wi-Fi
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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The new JBL Boombox 3 Wi-Fi is no different – it's rugged, looks great, and, most importantly, performs excellently, offering rich sound with an envious amount of bass.
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Hands-on review: Journey NEXA 4-in-1 Laptop Sleeve with Wireless Charging
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Journey's NEXA laptop sleeve combines wireless charging with sleek design, offering a versatile and functional option for on-the-go professionals.
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Hands-on review: Belkin Connect Thunderbolt 4 5-in-1 Core Hub
Wed, 15th Nov 2023
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If you need a compact solution to help you get the most out of your workstation, Belkin’s new Connect Thunderbolt 4 Core Hub might just tick all the boxes.
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Hands-on review: Gaomon M106K Pro Battery-free Pen Tablet
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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The Gaomon M106K Pro offers impressive features for an entry-level graphics tablet at a competitive price. Check it out!.
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Sony unveils world's lightest 300mm telephoto prime lens for 2024 release
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Sony unveils G Master FE 300mm F2.8 GM OSS, the world's lightest 300mm telephoto prime lens, due for January 2024 release.
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Hands-on review: TOZO OpenBuds
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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TOZO OpenBuds review: affordable Bluetooth headphones with excellent sound quality and comfortable design. Just lacking noise-cancelling capabilities.
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Hands-on review: Soundpeats Air4 Pro Wireless Earbuds
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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Soundpeats Air4 Pro Wireless Earbuds offer an affordable alternative to Apple's pricey Airpods, with similar performance and easy set-up.