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The humble family wagon has undergone a revolution over recent years. Stationwagons, or estates for the more European among us, have slowly faded away, replaced by larger four-wheel drive vehicles and, more recently, the SUV. The Holden Equinox, released in Australia earlier this year is a larger SUV with seating capacity for five adults. Here's what I found after a week of using one as the trusty family car.


In a post-Masterchef world, everyone and their dog wants to get creative in the kitchen. Unfortunately, there's only so much your boring old pots and pans can do. This is where the Philips Premium Collection All-in-One Multi Cooker aims to lend a helping hand - it allows you to slow cook, pressure cook and multi-cook all in the one device. While certainly versatile, does it offer enough to justify the $349 price tag? Let's get cooking to find out!


The Samsung Galaxy S9 has landed in Australia and while cosmetically, it doesn't change the formula too much, under the hood it's got a lot going on and puts itself high on the list of Android devices that you should be looking at.

But is it worth your time? Let's find out.


When OnePlus arrived in Australia they began positioning themselves as providing a flagship product, that could match the best smartphones on the market, at a bargain price. The predecessor to the OnePlus 5T - the super quick, super powerful OnePlus 5 - released to critical acclaim, and with the suite of updates made to the OnePlus 5T, this could be the phone to lock the big dogs out of the yard.

Is the OnePlus 5T too good to be true? Or can it find a place beside the Apples and Samsungs of the world? Let's find out.


Behind the glitz and glamour of Samsung's high-end smartphones lurks a whole family of "lesser" Galaxy siblings. While some deserve to be chained up in a basement like drooling Victorian invalids, others are worthy of carrying the Galaxy name.

Two of the best (non-flagship) options are the Galaxy A5 and A7. Should you buy them, or stump up the cash for one of their premium patriarchs? Let's find out.


The Apple iPhone X is the Cupertino powerhouse's current flagship phone, released in November 2017. We're still likely half a year away from the next iPhone, but where does the iPhone X land compared to the big releases from Samsung and co? Should you buy it? Let's take a quick look.


The Samsung Galaxy Note8 was released in Australia in August, 2017. After a few short months, it's about to be superseded by the Galaxy S9+ as Samsung's head-honcho smartphone. Should you buy it? Let's take a look.


The Huawei Mate 10 Pro was released in Australia in December, 2017. Though it doesn't have a big brand name written on it, the Pro is a premium smartphone worth investigating if you're not bound by loyalty to your Apple or Samsung.