Cynthia Karena Next year will be a big one for personal tech, but experts warn not all the coming trends will be beneficial.
Rod Easdown As quality portable players stampede onto the market, upmarket maker Acoustic Research has developed its own - but is it worth the price?
Esther Han and Patrick Begley App use is predicted to "explode" as internet connectivity is built into everything from white goods to lighting.
Adam Turner We put two wireless speakers to the test and find one comes up trumps due to longer battery life and louder volume.
Rod Easdown Who'd spend $76,000 on a set of headphones? It's a question Sennheiser Australia must be wrestling with.
Terry Lane Sometimes to get the best shots you have to take to the air. But how do you take good photos from inside a vibrating helicopter?
Marc Rushton Kostas Metaxas family's passion for high-fidelity sound reproduction and their range of hifi components are testament to the appreciation of fine art, design and high-end sound.
Katie Cincotta Tony Abbott probably isn't a fan, but the arrival of home storage batteries in Australia is likely to make renewable energy a much more attractive proposition for householders.
Jayne D'Arcy Breville has completely aced it when it comes to the look and feel of this blender.
Terry Lane As things stand, if video is your enthusiasm, then choosing between Apple and Windows is a no brainer – Apple wins.
Adam Turner Australia's free-to-air broadcasters are moving with the times, embracing high-definition broadcasting and expanding live internet streaming.
Rod Easadown The little German town of Rudesheim is home to a collection of extraordinary musical instruments.
Adam Turner Chances are your favourite new games of 2016 will look strangely familiar, as Melbourne indie game developers lead the retro gaming revival.
Adam Turner Looking for a set-top box to boost your entertainment options? We rate the Telstra TV and Apple TV set-ups.
Adam Turner Next year you might play your favourite game on the television, even if you've never been interested in games consoles before.
Marc Rushton High end and the ultra-exotic, $150,000 will buy you this pre and mono amplifier combination. Or perhaps you'd prefer a Maserati.
Jayne D'Arcy We put powerboards and powercubes to the test.
Rod Easdown It's easy to get carried away with claims about sound quality.