Thursday , September 21 2017

Reviews by Daniel Tyson

Polar M430 — Australian Review

I’m sort of a Polar tragic at this stage. I’ve been using their gear for years, and now they’re offering an Android Wear watch as well as other smart fitness devices, I’m in hog heaven. The opportunity to review the M430, their latest mid-range fitness tracker isn’t something I was …

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Beoplay E4 — Australian Review

After checking through a broad swathe of sports based bluetooth earphones, the time has come to check out what’s going on in the wired realm, and what better way to check than a set of BeoPlay E4 noise cancelling earphones. Earphones verses Headphones are a personal choice, for me it’s …

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Plantronics Backbeat Fit – Australian Review

In my quest to replace my slowly dying pair of Plantronics Backbeat Fit bluetooth earphones, I find myself reviewing – the Plantronics Backbeat Fit bluetooth earphones. It’s the updated version of my earphones, which have seen a few tweaks since the originals first graced my ears back in 2014. They’ve …

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HTC U Ultra — Australian Review

It’s April 2017, and rather than reviewing a HTC One M (something as I’ve done for the last few years), I’ve been handed a phone from HTC's new U series, the HTC U Ultra. HTC is pushing the Ultra as the preferred handset, which is natural given that it’s got …

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Bose SoundSport Pulse — Review

Since deciding about 8 years ago that I was sick of being fat and losing around 65kg, I’ve been into fitness, a big part of that journey has been having great earphones. I’ve never been a fan of over-ear headphones when working out as I like to sweat a lot …

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Huawei Color Band A1 — Review

It’s been a long time since we saw a new wearable from Huawei. The Talkband B2 was the last real mainstream launch here in Australia (we never got the B3) and since then we’ve seen the Huawei Band and now the Huawei A1 Color Band take the field. Yes, we’re …

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Polar M600 — Review

Android Wear has had somewhat of an up and down year this year, the majority of the ‘usual’ Android OEMs haven’t released new models, but on the up side new manufacturers have filled the void. From fashion focused watches from Fossil and Michael Kors to more action oriented devices like …

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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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