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Five Best Language Translation Tools

When you need to translate one language to another, there are lots of technology options that can help. In this week’s Hive Five, we’re looking at five of the best translation tools, based on your nominations.

Five Best Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe Photoshop is the market leader when it comes to photo retouching, image editing, and creating new images from scratch. However, for most people’s needs, it may just be too many features to wade through, too much money to spend, or too complicated to use. Thankfully, there are plenty of powerful alternatives. Here’s a look at five of the best.

Five Best Action Cameras

Whether you’re looking for a sturdy camera you can strap to yourself while you go biking or climbing, or one you can attach to your car to capture the craziness of the road or protect yourself from fraud, a good action camera is a must. Long battery life, durability, ease of use, accessible storage — this week we’re looking at five cameras that have it all, based on reader nominations.

Five Best Label Makers

A good label maker can be portable and hand-held, attached to your computer via USB, or somewhere in between. It needs to print good labels that are readable and that will last, whether they’re in a filing cabinet, your pantry, or your freezer. This week we’re looking at five of the best.

Five Best USB 3.0 Flash Drives

With the convenience of cloud storage, USB flash drives might seem like old news, but the best are portable, fast, near-indestructible and offer tons of space — enough that they’re worth having. Here are five of the best, with links to Australian deals.

Five Best Universal Remote Controls

Picking a universal remote control is pretty tricky these days. There are plenty of simple, programmable IR blasters out there, but some of the best remotes can control other devices using Bluetooth or even Wi-FI. Read on for our five favourites.

Five Best Car Smartphone Mounts

Finding the perfect mount for your smartphone in your car can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. There are tons of options. Some are cheap but way too basic while others are loaded with a bunch of features you’ll never need. Then there are the models that are just right. This week we’re looking at five of the best, with a price to suit every budget.

Five Best Portable Headphone Amplifiers

If you use a pair of portable headphones, or even budget headphones, you could probably do with a decent amplifier. But if your favourite way of listening involves music on the go, it’s got to go with you. This week, we’re looking at five of the best portable headphone amps on the market, with prices starting at under $40.

Five Best Budget HDTVs

A great HDTV doesn’t have to break the bank. Sure, you could spend thousands on a panel, but a cheap model will still get you a large screen with great picture quality, solid features and all the connectivity options you require, while still being thin and trim. This week we’re looking at five of the best budget sets; all well under $1000.

Five Best Bookshelf Speakers

A good pair of space-saving, budget-friendly, great-sounding speakers aren’t impossible to find. You just need a solid set of bookshelf speakers, and this week we’re looking at five pairs that meet those criteria.

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