Reviews

Review: Fairphone 2

Introduction and featuresIn today’s smartphone climate it makes a change to see something different – and whatever else the Fairphone 2 is, it’s certainly different. Built with su…

Review: Stan

Introduction, Setup and InterfaceUPDATE: Information about Stan’s features and playback settings added – details below!Now that Australians have spent some time with Stan, it’s ti…

Review: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Introduction, design and displayLumia flagships are a rare breed, not just in terms of new models, but on the street as well. Almost four years have passed since the Lumia 900 line began, and a lot…

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: LG Stylus 2

The LG Stylus 2 offers up a big screen, stylus and medium-low tier specs as it looks to undercut Samsung’s Galaxy Note series by hitting those who don’t have deep pockets.It replaces th…

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: LG X Screen

Hands on: LG X Screen reviewWhy is the LG X Screen called the X Screen? It’s certainly not because of its rather middle-of-the-road 4.93-inch 720p display, it’s because it has a second …

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: LG X Cam

Hands on: LG X Cam reviewThe LG X Cam is one of two mid-range handsets launched by the South Korean firm at MWC 2016, and as the name suggests the big talking point here centers round this handset&…

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: HTC Desire 530

While it’s never the sexy side of tech (if there, really, ever could be such a thing), the low-end, basic phones are the bread and butter for most brands – and they need to make them we…

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: HTC One X9

The HTC One X9 is a new phone that was, well, launched a few months ago. So it’s not new. But it is new because it’s now being shipped to more countries, and has some beefier specs than…