Thursday , March 23 2017

Reviews

HTC One X9 — Australian Review

HTC has a long and varied history with Android hardware. They literally kicked off the Android Handset market with the HTC Dream / G1, and again kicked off the Nexus program with the Nexus One. HTC then redefined Android build quality for the better with the HTC One M7. Unfortunately, …

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Oppo R9 Plus — Australian Review

When people think of top range phones, the likes of Samsung, HTC, LG and more recently (albeit with selected handsets) Huawei come to mind for most users. Oppo are working very hard to catch up to the front runners in the Android race; they’re extremely well recognised in China and …

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Oppo R9 — Australian Review

Oppo has had an interesting couple of years in the Australian market since their launch in 2014. The company got off to a flying start partnering with AllPhones and then moving up to Dick Smith and then securing carrier partner Optus. The demise of Dick Smith was a stumble which …

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Huawei Mate 8 — Review

Huawei’s concerted push into western markets continues, and the Mate 8 is the latest entrant into the Australian market which the Chinese brand is hoping will make waves. It’s certainly big enough to be used as a surfboard, so the waves are appropriate. In what seems to have become a …

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Hide my IP — VPN Review

Do you run a VPN? Many users do as a part of daily online life, others think it’s too hard and others take the (perhaps too) relaxed approach of ‘I’m not that interesting’ or ‘I won’t get caught’. Regardless of your motivation, there probably is a good reason for many users to …

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Huawei P9 — Australian Hands On

We’ve just returned from a nice little trip to Bali to attend Huawei’s South Pacific partner and media conference, and it’s time to reflect on our impressions of Huawei’s 2016 flagship contender, the Huawei P9. Though we’ve not had as much time as we’d like with the phone to really …

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Parrot Bebop 2 Drone — Review

Not long after its release, the opportunity came up to play with… errr, “review’ the Bebop 2 Drone by Parrot. So… it’s not directly “Android” per se, but there is an Android App to control is and if nothing else its really cool and great fun. I’ve played with Action …

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