Day: January 10, 2019

Amazon Echo challenged as Lenovo announces a budget smart speaker rival

January 10, 2019

The Amazon Echo Spot is the firm’s smart speaker that has a build similar to a traditional alarm clock but modernises it with a 2.5-inch screen and Alexa assistant functionality. The Echo Spot also comes with a front-facing camera that allows the device to perform video calls. Although the Spot does not have the best […]

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Google Chrome news – One of this browser’s best features is set for a colossal overhaul

January 10, 2019

Google Chrome is the American tech giant’s internet browser that launched over a decade ago. Although the software has not been around as long as the likes of Firefox and Safari, it has managed to become the most popular internet browser around, according to figures from NetMarketShare. The software has been praised for its high-degree […]

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Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S8 have a feature that is worrying Samsung fans

January 10, 2019

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S8 were released in 2018 and 2017 by Samsung respectively. At the time both were positioned as the firm’s most premium devices thanks to their wealth of flagship features. The Galaxy S9 is expected to be succeeded by the South Korean OEM’s presumably-titled Galaxy S10 handset next month. The grand […]

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EE v Three Mobile v Vodafone – Best deals to help slash the cost of your smartphone bill

January 10, 2019

If you own a smartphone on contract it’s worth checking when the deal ends. Many of us forget to check when our initial 24-month smartphone contracts have expired and it could be costing you more than you need to pay. When you take out a new deal a large chunk of the monthly fee goes […]

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P20 Pro gets a budget rival as new cut-price Huawei smartphone goes on sale TODAY

January 10, 2019

The P20 Pro may have been crowned one of the best smartphones of 2018 but it’s now got some competition from a budget rival. Huawei announced late last year that it was launching a new device in the UK called the P Smart 2019 and this lower-priced smartphone has now officially gone on sale. This […]

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Amazon Prime Video NZ Review & Guide

January 10, 2019

As the latest streaming juggernaut to hit New Zealand’s shores, Amazon Prime Video comes with a big reputation. But is the hype justified? Find out how you can get Amazon Prime in NZ, what you can watch, how much it costs, and how it compares to Netflix. What is Amazon Prime? Amazon Prime Video is […]

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World of Warcraft’s Stan Lee tribute gives him a job in Stormwind Keep

January 10, 2019

Image via @BS_Schouten on Twitter. Visit Stormwind Keep in World of Warcraft‘s public test realm and you might come across a new guard wandering around the place, occasionally talking to himself. Stanley is a new resident of Stormwind, and before that, he dabbled in comic books. If his appearance isn’t a giveaway, his exclamations of […]

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This browser game lets you control real-life robots in a scale model Chernobyl

January 10, 2019

Isotopium Chernobyl is a game about driving tanks through Chernobyl, picking up energy items in order to survive. It’s a pretty dull concept on paper, but obviously there’s a twist: the tanks are real robots, and the Chernobyl depicted in-game is a real scale model, presumably housed in a warehouse somewhere in Ukraine. The 210 […]

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Hands on with the AMD Radeon VII

January 10, 2019

AMD revealed its Radeon VII during today’s CES keynote, and shortly after we met with the company to get a few more details on the hardware. As you’d expect, AMD isn’t spilling the beans on everything yet, including performance, but we did get confirmation of a few specs. Here’s what we know. First, the base […]

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Aftercharge gameplay video details its unusual 3v3 asymmetrical action

January 10, 2019

Aftercharge is a 3v3 FPS in which a team of robots, who are invisible, tries to make life miserable for a team of guards, who are invincible.  It was announced in mid-2017, and with a full release set for tomorrow, developer Chainsawesome Games has released a narrated gameplay video explaining in detail how it all […]

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