• Huawei MateBook 13 notebook a top choice for business travellers

    Executive summary: Huawei’s MateBook 13 is an impressive and near-perfect notebook for business travellers  seeking a lightweight yet premium productivity workhorse for the office and the road. It’s easy to think of Huawei’s MateBook 13 as a competitor to Apple’s Mac...

    POSTED 8 May, 2019 6 Comments

  • Apple's $10/month News+ unlimited magazine service set for Australia

    Stuck for something to read during your next flight? Not likely, if you've got Apple's News+ sitting on your iPad. News+ is Apple's freshly-minted newspaper and magazine service which offers a riot of unlimited reading across 300 titles for a flat rate of US$10 per month. The mix leans strongly...

    POSTED 26 Mar, 2019 6 Comments

  • Apple TV+ video streaming channel is eager to take on Netflix

    Apple is embarking on a three-pronged revamp of its Apple TV platform as the deep-pocketed technology giant looks to challenge Netflix in the competitive video streaming market. At a star-studded event in its head office in Cupertino overnight, Apple unveiled an original content service called A...

    POSTED 26 Mar, 2019 1 Comment

  • First look: Apple AirPods 2 bring more talk time, wireless charging

    The features you wish your AirPods had will determine how happy you are with Apple’s AirPods 2, announced overnight and on sale by the end of this month. Tired of a too-short talk time, or having the battery-powered buds run out of puff in the middle of your music playlist? Then the extra ...

    POSTED 21 Mar, 2019 5 Comments

  • Telstra now offers 4G eSIM plans for selected Windows laptops

    WiFi dongles and portable hotspots, begone – at least, if you own the right Windows 10 notebook and sign up with Telstra. The former includes 4G LTE models of recent-release 'Windows 10 Modern' machines such as Microsoft's Surface Pro, HP's Spectre Folio and Spectre x360, which come with e...

    POSTED 12 Mar, 2019 4 Comments

  • Small size, big sound: Sennheiser's Momentum True Wireless earbuds

    Wireless earbuds are finding their way into more and more cabin bags as business travellers embrace cable-free convenience - not to mention the small form factor that makes them perfect for slipping into your pocket or briefcase when you’re on the go. Sennheiser’s Momentum True Wirel...

    POSTED 28 Feb, 2019 0 Comments

  • Apple Watch to get sleep tracking but co-founder wants folding iPhone

    Apple is said to be testing a sleep monitor for the 2020 edition of its smartwatch, but Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he'd rather have a folding iPhone – and doesn't want to wait too long for it. First up, sleep tracking on a future Apple Watch (but probably not the fifth-gen model e...

    POSTED 27 Feb, 2019 0 Comments

  • Huawei's folding 5G Mate X smartphone wants to be your tablet, too

    Huawei has entered the 'folding phone fray' in an attempt to show that Samsung hasn't cornered the market on innovation, at least when it comes to the gadget de jour. At first glance the 5G Mate X smartphone is a super-sized Android smartphone with a 6.6-inch display, which is just slight...

    POSTED 25 Feb, 2019 11 Comments

  • Samsung launches new Galaxy Fold, S10 smartphones, Galaxy wearables

    Samsung's latest line-up of mobile gadgets will hit the shelves in March, ranging from the high-end Galaxy Fold phone – a mobile and a tablet in one – through to the new Galaxy S10 and S10+ lines, brand new S10e and S10 5G models, and fresh wearables in the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy...

    POSTED 21 Feb, 2019 5 Comments

  • Apple to launch digital magazine store, streaming TV channel in March

    Apple is planning to unveil its streaming video service and magazine subscription platform at an international launch on March 25, marking the first major digital plays from the company since 2015. Apple's paid streaming video service, expected to launch mid-year, will go head to head with the l...

    POSTED 18 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • Sonos eyes wireless headphones as the next addition to its line-up

    Sonos has pretty much become the brand to beat in wireless home sound systems – now the company wants to expand its reach beyond the home with high-end headphones. The wireless, over-the-ear headphones are still in the early development stages and could be launched by next year, according ...

    POSTED 31 Jan, 2019 1 Comment

  • Sonos, Ikea partner on new wireless smart speakers

    Ikea is pushing into the wireless smart speaker space, and is partnering with Sonos on a new multi-room audio line dubbed Symfonisk. But no, they won't come flat-packed and require assembly. What Ikea's Symfonisk smart speakers will do is play nicely with Sonos kit, so that existing Sonos c...

    POSTED 22 Jan, 2019 2 Comments

  • Apple TV is coming to Samsung televisions

    Apple and Samsung Electronics have announced a deal that only recently would have seemed unthinkable: the iPhone maker will begin offering iTunes movies and TV shows on its arch rival’s TV sets. The move comes ahead of a likely 2019 introduction of Apple’s own streaming video service...

    POSTED 10 Jan, 2019 2 Comments

  • New UberX Plus service is like premium economy for your UberX ride

    Uber Australia is now offering a 'premium economy' version of its UberX ride-sharing scheme under the banner of UberX Plus. Promising 'an enhanced service at an affordable price', UberX Plus draws from a pool of 'experienced, highly-rated driver-partners with newer, spacious cars'. Uber has pre...

    POSTED 17 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • Review: the new Asus ZenBook 14 ultrabook is an Excel-jockey's delight

    Asus’ latest ZenBook 14 UX433 aims to offer just about everything the discerning, high-flying executive could want in a laptop. It’s stylish, compact, fast and robust enough to withstand our accidental drop-test, while the 14 hour battery life covers a solid working day. This 2019 re...

    POSTED 11 Dec, 2018 3 Comments

  • Can Apple's latest iPad Pro replace your laptop?

    For decades, business travellers have considered a laptop as part of their arsenal. Those laptops have slowly become slimmer and lighter, while gaining more power and longer battery life. But in the end they're still laptops. The latest generation of tablets are trying to change that, and from w...

    POSTED 22 Nov, 2018 8 Comments

  • Huawei's MateBook X Pro set for Australian release

    Huawei's MateBook X Pro is finally set for Australian release, with the ultra-slim Windows laptop making its down-under debut this Thursday, November 22. The MateBook X Pro is a sleek challenger to the likes of Dell's XPS 13 and of course the Apple MacBook Air, which is widely considered as Huaw...

    POSTED 19 Nov, 2018 3 Comments

  • Review: how well do the new Bose Sleepbuds actually work?

    Bose is best known for its noise-cancelling headphones, but the Sleepbuds take a different twist – they’re designed to entirely block out noise. Instead of noise-cancelling, think snore-cancelling and just-about-anything-else-cancelling, with the sole purpose of helping you get to sl...

    POSTED 13 Nov, 2018 9 Comments

  • Samsung teases Galaxy X in preview of folding phone with bendy screen

    Samsung intends to launch a smartphone with a foldable screen – a device some expect to to be called the Galaxy X or Galaxy F – in 2019, built around new technology revealed overnight at an event in San Francisco. The 'Infinity Flex Display' will allow a smartphone to have two screen...

    POSTED 8 Nov, 2018 2 Comments

  • Vodafone extends $5/day roaming to South Korea, Russia

    IN BRIEF | Vodafone has added 11 countries to its already-extensive $5/day global roaming deal, which lets travellers tap into the data allowance of their domestic mobile phone plan when overseas. The most significant destinations for Australian business travellers are South Korea and Russia; th...

    POSTED 7 Nov, 2018 9 Comments

  • These five technologies are making business travel laptops even better

    Over the past decades, laptops have progressed from expensive inch-thick slabs to standard and increasingly stylish kit for almost every business traveller. It’s easy to take them for granted – after all, notebooks have become almost a commodity – and to assume there’s re...

    POSTED 6 Nov, 2018 1 Comment

  • Apple wants its new iPad Pro to replace your laptop

    Minutes after revealing a modern make-over for the once-revolutionary MacBook Air at Apple's New York launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook trotted out new iPad Pro tablets which the company says can replace your laptop. It's the Apple version of betting a dollar each way, and there's no doubt that for som...

    POSTED 31 Oct, 2018 7 Comments

  • First look: Apple MacBook Air gets a new lease of life

    With a sharper screen, faster processors, a thinner profile and lighter weight, Apple has given its MacBook Air a new lease of life – and nudges it back into the heartland of the business travellers who made the original model such a staggering success. Over a decade since Steve Jobs famou...

    POSTED 31 Oct, 2018 5 Comments

  • Review: Lenovo Yoga 730 combines show & go for business traveller

    There was a time when a Lenovo laptop meant a utilitarian matte black ThinkPad. And while the ThinkPad thankfully remains – and arguably still rules the roost for the 'road warrior' – the Yoga range of 'convertible' laptops has gone from strength to strength. Take Lenovo's new Yoga...

    POSTED 30 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

  • Apple to unveil new iPad Pro, MacBook Air this week

    Apple will take the first step in ditching its long-established Lightning connector for the increasingly-popular USB-C standard this week when it pulls back the covers on a new iPad Pro. The large-screen iPad will be the first of the company's 'iDevice' family to adopt USB-C, which is now also t...

    POSTED 29 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

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