Hisense Series X review: debut OLED is solid, but not perfect

Hisense's long-awaited OLED televisions — which the Chinese company calls Series X — has finally hit the market, creating much-needed competition in a space dominated by LG, Panasonic and Sony. But does it deliver the goods? The design is what you would expect from an OLED, with a wafer-thin frame and near bezel-less design. The Hisense OLED has the same […]

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Sensibo Sky review: connect your old air conditioner to the internet

Giving your dumb air conditioner a smart makeover, Sensibo Sky is an easy and affordable way to bring your home into the modern age this summer. While the boom in smart home devices is great, unfortunately we don’t all have the cash to upgrade every household appliance just so we can control them for afar. This is where internet-enabled sensors […]

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Netball year in review: Roses bloom but Thunderbirds no go

Story of the year: England Roses rise up For the first time in history, a team other than Australia or New Zealand claimed netball's highest international honour: Commonwealth Games gold. The final was decided in the very last second of regulation time as Giants Netball star Helen Housby stood underneath the post with the scoreboard tied at 51-51. Stacks on: […]

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Razer Phone 2 review: gaming power makes for an awkward selling point

With a unique look and the promise of unparalleled gaming capabilities, Razer's new smartphone sets itself apart from other Android devices. But with flagship phones from LG, Samsung, Sony and others already offering a lot of power, is there enough here for mobile gamers to get excited about? The $1249 Razer Phone 2 is noticeably chunkier than most new phones […]

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Board armed with Cheika review and mixed player feedback

The Rugby Australia board will go into a high-stakes meeting on Monday armed with a detailed high performance review that includes mixed player feedback on the Test environment under Wallabies coach Michael Cheika. The review, authored by high performance boss Ben Whitaker, has been circulated to the entire board ahead of their meeting, which kicks off at 9.30am at Rugby […]

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Chelsea to review video footage after racism allegations

English Premier League club Chelsea have said they will review video footage following allegations that a supporter directed racist abuse towards Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during their match on Saturday. A video posted online showed Sterling being shouted at by a fan as he went to collect the ball from behind the goal. Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger and Manchester City’s Raheem […]

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Motiv smart ring review: tiny activity tracker doesn’t miss a beat

Fitness trackers fall into either one of two camps: a fitness band which focuses exclusively on health and activity monitoring, or a smartwatch which adds the ability to view and respond to emails, texts, calls and social media notifications. Both solutions are confined to the wrist and they have their pros and cons. For me, smartwatches and their notification-driven interface […]

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PlayStation Classic review: not quite the second coming

The original PlayStation is a giant of a machine, both physically and culturally, with a tremendous library of games and the distinction of being the first ever console to surpass 100 million units sold. It introduced things we take for granted in gaming today — including a controller with two sticks — and is largely credited with bringing video games […]

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Dyson Airwrap review: high-tech hair styling

The quest to make curly hair straight, straight hair curly, and the in between just do something (anything) has been a constant since the ancient Egyptians started using flat iron plates to manage their unruly curls. The next big advancement in hair difference wasn’t until some Parisian guy in the 1800s started using heated rods to style hair. That started […]

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