• Qantas, Virgin Australia stream ahead with domestic WiFi in 2019

    Qantas and Virgin Australia have both passed the halfway mark in their rollout of domestic WiFi, giving passengers a 50/50 chance that their next flight will allow them to stay connected above the clouds. Here’s where the two airlines stand in the sky-high WiFi stakes. A spokesman for Qan...

    POSTED 10 Jan, 2019 31 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 1 Comment

  • 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 8 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

  • Qatar Airways unlocks free superfast WiFi on selected flights

    Qatar Airways is offering free unlimited WiFi on selected flights to its Doha hub through to the middle of November. The Oneworld member's Super WiFi system is rated at decent broadband-grade speeds – we tested it at 5-8Mbps for downloads, which is decidedly faster than most international ...

    POSTED 21 Oct, 2018 1 Comment

  • Apple to unveil new iPads, MacBooks on October 30

    Apple is expected to unveil a new iPad Pro, MacBook and Mac Mini desktop at a product launch October 30 in New York. While the invitation to media reads "There’s more in the making" without specifying what would be introduced, the California-based technology giant is said to be planning th...

    POSTED 19 Oct, 2018 3 Comments

  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Apple iPhone Xs Max, Samsung Galaxy Note 9

    Huawei Technologies overtook Apple in August to become the second-biggest seller of smartphones globally, with just Samsung Electronics left to beat. And earlier this week it revealed the Mate 20 Pro – a flagship device to rival the iPhone Xs Max and Galaxy Note 9. All three devices share...

    POSTED 19 Oct, 2018 2 Comments

  • Review: Google Pixel 3 adds an AI assist to photos

    Combining an exquisite OLED screen with impressive camera tricks, Google's new flagship Pixel 3 smartphone aims to ensure that every happy snap is a masterpiece – even if the rest of the phone fails to make a solid case for upgraders. At first glance the Pixel 3 – which will $1,199 w...

    POSTED 16 Oct, 2018 2 Comments

  • Air France launches high-speed inflight WiFi

    Air France has flicked the switch on its new high-speed Internet service, joining the 'broadband above the clouds club' as travellers look for faster inflight WiFi. Two of the SkyTeam member's A330 and Boeing 777 jets are already running Gogo’s 2Ku satellite tech, which is capable of deliv...

    POSTED 8 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

  • Montblanc's Summit 2 Smartwatch: more tech doesn't mean less luxe

    As the smartwatch marketplace matures, Montblanc's Summit 2 packs even more functionality into the body of the already-fine timepiece. The Summit 2 features a 42mm case with a 1.2 inch display and is the first luxury smartwatch to include Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset designe...

    POSTED 5 Oct, 2018 2 Comments

  • Microsoft upgrades Surface range, adds iPhone and Android support

    Microsoft's modest upgrade of its Surface computers sees a predictable speed bump for the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 portables and the Surface Studio 2 touchscreen desktop, the debut of Surface noise-cancelling headphones and new software to better integrate its devices with iPhones and A...

    POSTED 3 Oct, 2018 0 Comments

  • First look: Microsoft's new Surface noise-cancelling headphones

    The latest member of Microsoft's steadily-growing Surface family is a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, predictably christened Surface Headphones and rolling together everything the Windows colossus can squeeze over your ears in these admittedly chunky muff-like cans. This starts with Bluet...

    POSTED 3 Oct, 2018 8 Comments

  • Singapore's StarHub SIM card lets you enjoy free overseas data roaming

    If you’re jetting off to Asia, the UK or the USA through Singapore, you can pick up a nifty StarHub SIM card during your transit which offers free data roaming in over a dozen countries – perfect as a data SIM for your tablet, or to keep handy in your dual-SIM phone. Singaporean telc...

    POSTED 28 Sep, 2018 8 Comments

  • Suite sounds for Singapore Airlines first class with Bang & Olufsen

    Passengers in Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380 first class suites will soon enjoy sweeter sounds through a partnership with Bang & Olufsen. From October, travellers on Singapore Airlines' newest A380s – the ones with the spacious room-like first class suites – will find a pair of ...

    POSTED 26 Sep, 2018 6 Comments

  • Review: on the road with Microsoft's Surface Go

    Walk through airline lounges around the world and you'll see a revolution taking place. The sea of MacBooks and iPads is being replaced by a rising tide of tablets and laptops from Microsoft. And among this latest wave of devices is Microsoft's smallest Surface device yet – the 10.5-inch Su...

    POSTED 26 Sep, 2018 9 Comments

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