Reviews

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…

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: Microsoft Lumia 650

Microsoft is supposedly putting a bigger focus on the business elements of Windows 10 Mobile than was the case with Windows Phone, and the new Microsoft Lumia 650 is very much aimed at business use…

Hands-on review: MWC 2016: Xiaomi Mi5

The Xiaomi Mi5 is a phone that beggars belief, a handset with a Snapdragon 820 CPU, 4GB of RAM, a 16MP Sony sensor and a sleek design that weighs just 129g. And all for around $300.Most people in t…