Monday , July 25 2016

Reviews

Asus Chromebit — Review

Chrome OS has been put onto many form factors since it was first introduced, laptops (Chromebooks), desktops (Chromeboxes and Chromebases) and now they’re invading the new stick computing trend that Intel first introduced, with the Asus Chromebit. Since Google and Asus first announced the Chromebit, I’ll admit I’ve been lusting …

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Review — Xiaomi Mi Note Pro

In the Australian market, we can be a little blinded to the larger worldwide Android manufacturer ecosystem, especially when said devices live outside the Googleverse. Case in point, Xiaomi is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Android phones, and smartphones in general (3rd largest at last count). I recently …

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Google Pixel C — Review

Android tablets have occupied an interesting space in today’s technology landscape; somewhere between bargain basement junk that no one is ever actually seen buying, but they definitely buy, and moderately priced tablets that seem to be good at a superficial level, but just aren’t. There are outliers in the field, …

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Sonos Play:5 — Review

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It was only a couple of months ago that Sonos introduced the Play:5 as the newest member of their speaker family and being somewhat into music, audio equipment and generally enjoying good sound I took one for the team and stuck my hand up to review the unit for Ausdroid. …

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Review: Garmin Vivosmart HR

Kleenex, Hoover, Glad Wrap, Band-aid, Fitbit. All brands that are synonymous with the products they represent. It makes it hard for other brands to break into their respective fields. Fitbit’s dominance of the fitness band industry through the minds of the average consumer has made it difficult for other players …

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Huawei MediaPad M2 — Review

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Huawei have been pushing into the Android space hard over the last 12 months, particularly focussed over the last 6 months or so with initiatives such as the Huawei branded stalls showcasing the capabilities of the manufacturer and their devices. They have produced some really nice devices, each with their …

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Asus Zenfone 2 Laser — Review

When we reviewed the original Asus Zenfone 2 we found that it was good at delivering above the expectations of someone buying a sub $300 phone, delivering far above what it promised as well. A new iteration of the device has landed and on the surface at least it seems …

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