Review

Gadget Gift Picks for Christmas

Gadget Gift Picks for Christmas

It’s just over a week to Christmas so if you’re stuck for gift ideas, here are some tech suggestions. Power up! Avoid low battery FOMO with portable power in the form of a power bank to keep a smartphone charged up.  You’ll find these in all shapes in sizes anywhere you can buy mobile accessories, however it’s important to know[Read More…]

Nano Yeti USB Microphone for Podcast Recording and more

Nano Yeti USB Microphone for Podcast Recording and more

If you’re looking at recording your own podcast or Youtube video or just wanting better sound when you have Skype conversations, you’ll need a good microphone that you can just plug into your computer. One that I’ve been testing over the past new weeks is the new blue Nano Yeti USB Microphone…in fact rather than just tell you about how[Read More…]

Build and Program your own Robot – M-Bot

Build and Program your own Robot – M-Bot

The idea of building and programming your own robot may seem like something that’s out of reach, but it’s already happening schools…and you can also do it at home. This week I’ve been testing out the M-Bot, an entry level robot kit from Makeblock suitable for ages 8 and up.  Actually i built and tested this kit out with my[Read More…]

The Ultimate Portable Smart Speaker

The Ultimate Portable Smart Speaker

If you’re buying a smart speaker for the purpose of listening to music, you need to look at some of the physically larger products on the market.   That means you can forget products like Google Home Mini or Amazon’e Echo Dot (they have a purpose, but it’s not music). Personally I quite like the sound of the Sonos One speaker,[Read More…]

Getting Started with Podcasting

Getting Started with Podcasting

Australia is one of the biggest markets when it comes to the consumption of Podcasts…so it’s no surprise that more people want to make them. If that’s you then you only need a few things to get started.  A computer with sound recording and editing software, a set of headphones…and a quality Microphone. This week I’ve been testing out two[Read More…]