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Gaming
Game review: Animal Crossing New Horizons Happy Home Paradise DLC
August 2022
The DLC is based on the 3DS game Happy Home designer. Back then, while the game was popular, it was a little weird that the game was released as a standalone game.
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Home security
Hands-on review: Eufy Wire-Free Dual Cam Video Doorbell 2K
August 2022
We have had our house secured by Eufy products for over seven months now. We love the brand, and it has never let us down.
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Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: Xencelabs Graphic Display Tablet
August 2022
Xencelabs seemed to show up out of nowhere on the market. I had no idea who they were or what they were about, but I was very intrigued.
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Design
Hands-on review: Phillips Hue starter kit
July 2022
The set-up was one of the simplest I have ever had to do. It is also where the products shine. I was able to connect the bridge, the three lightbulbs and the strip within 10 min.
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Panasonic
Hands-on review: Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker
April 2022
I thought I had seen it all. That was until I came across the Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker also known as “ The SoundSlayer”. 
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Gaming
Game review: Pokemon Shining Pearl
March 2022
We’ve seen many different iterations and remakes of Pokemon games over the years. Each so different that it made it hard to predict what this one would look like.
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Surveillance
Hands-on review: Google Nest camera with floodlights
February 2022
When planning the house move, security was one of my biggest worries. One of the measures I took was to install a Google Nest camera with floodlights. 
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Lines
January 2022
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you would know I am a big fan of Nanoleaf and its products. I have their panels and strips all over my house.
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Sony
Hands-on review: Sony WF-C500 earbuds
January 2022
My first impressions of the WF-C500 earbuds were really good. The packaging is very similar to that of the flagship earbuds. The earbuds themselves came with a protective charging case, instructions, warranties, different size ear tips and a USB-C charging cable.
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Nintendo
Game review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Nintendo Switch)
November 2021
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is a really fun slice of the past that we all get to enjoy again.
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Review
Game Review: Mario Party Superstars
November 2021
I think this game is a brilliant addition to the Switch’s library and would make a great Christmas gift for anyone young or old.
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Review
Hands-on review: Fitbit Luxe, my favourite fitbit tracker to date
October 2021
I have had the Fitbit Luxe on my hand for a little over a month now, and I do not think I can go back.
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Review
Game Review: Mario Golf: Super Rush
September 2021
Mario Golf: Super Rush is a great option that will keep kids entertained for a few hours while also having a high replayability factor. 
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Review
Hands-on review: Samsung QN900A TV and Soundbar
August 2021
The QN900A paired with the Q950A Soundbar is hands down the best way to consume content in 2021.
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Review
Hands-on review: JBL Clip 4
July 2021
The JBL Clip 4 sounds as good as it looks. For a small speaker, it packs a punch.
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Wireless headphones
Hands-on review: AG-WHP01K wireless headphones
July 2021
If I was blindfolded, I would not be able to tell them apart from other high-end headphones on the market.
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Sony
Hands-on review: Sony WF-1000XM4 Truly Wireless Headphones
July 2021
I was very pleasantly surprised with the Sony WF-1000XM4. They sound great, they look great and they do noise cancelling right.
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Smart Home
Hands-on review: Dyson V15 Detect - why your home isn't as clean as you thought
June 2021
The Dyson V15 certainly proved its worth. It isn't just another cordless vacuum cleaner.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Nanoleaf Essentials, the A60 and B22 lightbulbs
May 2021
Nanoleaf has done a great job making smart lighting accessible to everyday users.
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Smartphones
Hands-on review: Oppo A74 5G - a reliable and affordable 5G phone
May 2021
5G is typically an offering found on higher-end smartphones. Oppo bucked the trend and included 5G on one of their budget phones.
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Smartphones
Hands-on review: Oppo Find X3 Lite 5G - midrange done right
May 2021
For a mid-range phone, the Oppo Find X3 definitely doesn’t skimp on cameras.
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Fitness
Hands-on review: Fitbit Ace 3 - Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker for kids
April 2021
The Fitbit Ace 3 is a great, sleek way to motivate children to exercise and to be healthy. It's well worth the investment.
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Nintendo
Game review: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury
April 2021
Unlike older 2D Mario platformers, Super Mario 3D World tries to introduce a new mechanic or a new scenario or power-up in each level so that each level is exciting.
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Fitness
Game review: Fitness Boxing 2: Rhythm & Exercise
April 2021
It is not about how accurately you perform a punch; you have to think about how the accelerometer reads it.