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Linksys Velop dual-band review: a less expensive mesh Wi-Fi solution

Linksys Velop dual-band review: a less expensive mesh Wi-Fi solution

Cheaper than the gold standard tri-band models but more practical than its dual-band competition, the new Velop is great mesh WiFi for small to medium homes.

  • by Adam Turner

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Apple to finally update MacBook Air and Mac Mini this year
Apple

Apple to finally update MacBook Air and Mac Mini this year

Insiders say a light, low-cost laptop and a no-frills desktop aimed at pro users are on their way from Apple later this year.

  • by Mark Gurman & Debbie Wu
Tricks of the trade for picking an OLED TV
Opinion
Opinion

Tricks of the trade for picking an OLED TV

I wonder if our readers think we reviewers are off with the pixies from time to time.

  • by Rod Easdown
Foxtel taking the fight to free-to-air with plans for 4K footy
Analysis
Analysis

Foxtel taking the fight to free-to-air with plans for 4K footy

Ultra HD push comes as the pay TV giant continues to shift customers from cable to satellite, which will be required for 4K viewing.

  • by Adam Turner
HP pitches to serious gamers with new line of OMEN laptops

HP pitches to serious gamers with new line of OMEN laptops

Big, powerful and user-upgradeable, the new Omens aim to put the likes of Alienware and Asus on notice.

  • by Peter Wells
With Home Max, Google takes the fight to Sonos
Analysis
Google

With Home Max, Google takes the fight to Sonos

As Sonos works to add smarts to its established range of high end audio gear, Google moves in from the other end by adding audio chops to its smart speaker.

  • by Adam Turner
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Dynaudio Music-7 review: accidental soundbar is one of the best

Dynaudio Music-7 review: accidental soundbar is one of the best

Dynaudio’s $1599 speaker is big and colourful, two things a soundbar usually shouldn't be. But it works.

  • by Rod Easdown
JBL 5.1 soundbar: Hearing is believing

JBL 5.1 soundbar: Hearing is believing

The JBL has a clever concept. Lots of soundbars simulate surround sound but this one has two small speakers that detach from each end of the soundbar to go to the rear, for genuine surround.

  • by Rod Easdown
Google Home Max review: the smartest and best-sounding smart speaker
Google

Google Home Max review: the smartest and best-sounding smart speaker

Google's huge Assistant-powered music machine is finally coming to Australia, and it's the most capable smart speaker yet.

  • by Tim Biggs
Razer Blade 15 (2018) review: beautifully balanced

Razer Blade 15 (2018) review: beautifully balanced

Razer's long been chasing the dream of a laptop combining serious gaming performance with portability and a grown-up design, and this is its best effort yet.

  • by Tim Biggs
Nvidia Shield TV review: an Android alternative to Apple TV

Nvidia Shield TV review: an Android alternative to Apple TV

Looking like a stealth fighter, this set top box for TV, movies and games has plenty of power but slightly misses the target when it comes to Aussie content.

  • by Adam Turner