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Tom Richmond
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Originally from the Isle of Man, Tom has been contributing for Techday for two years. He loves sport, tech and cars. In his spare time, you’ll either find him on the golf course, playing football or test-driving a new car.

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Hands-on review: Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2
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Huawei’s latest attempt is further proof that the Chinese tech giants are more than capable of competing with the so-called ‘big boys’.
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Hands-on review: Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro
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This is the 'Pro' model of the GT 3 series and boasts a premium look and feel. The 46mm watch face is made from titanium which really stands out on the wrist.
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Game review: FIFA 23
Thu 20 Oct 2022
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FIFA 23 is the last title in the long-running franchise, and it fittingly comes in the same season that will see the World Cup take place in the middle of the football season
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Hands-on review: Jabra Elite 5
Fri 14 Oct 2022
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The Jabra Elite 5 are the latest pair of true wireless earbuds from Danish audio company Jabra to hit the New Zealand market.
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Hands-on review: Samsung QN90B QLED 4K Smart TV
Thu 6 Oct 2022
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gaming
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digital entertainment
The QN90B is Samsung’s flagship 4K television for 2022 and is the successor to last year’s popular QN90A.
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Hands-on review: STM Dux Messenger laptop bag
Wed 21 Sep 2022
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gaming
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
STM’s Dux Messenger is a 16-litre laptop bag that is bound to stand out on your commute to work, offering copious amounts of pockets and space to carry whatever it is you need to the office.
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Hands-on review: Airthings View Plus indoor air quality monitor
Mon 19 Sep 2022
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In an age where we’re more conscious than ever about what we’re breathing in, the Airthings View Plus indoor air quality monitor is an essential gadget to help with your overall health, sleep, and comfort at home.
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Hands-on review: Belkin 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafe
Wed 7 Sep 2022
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smartphones
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apple
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gaming
With its sleek looks and innovative design, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Belkin 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with Magsafe was an accessory found on the countertop of a Scandinavian kitchen.
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Hands-on review: Bonelk Gaming Laptop Stand
Tue 6 Sep 2022
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mobility
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Nowadays, having a half-decent office setup at home is more important than ever. Australian company Bonelk targets both home workers and gamers with much of its range.
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Hands-on review: Huawei Watch Fit 2 and Huawei Band 7
Fri 19 Aug 2022
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gaming
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Huawei has recently released a fresh line-up of products, and the new Watch Fit 2 and Band 7 are two options for anyone looking at buying a solid, affordable smart watch or fitness tracker in time for summer.
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Hands-on review: Huawei Watch D smart watch
Mon 15 Aug 2022
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The Huawei Watch D is the latest flagship smart watch from the Chinese tech giant, and it's further proof that the company is more than capable of competing with the likes of Samsung and Apple in the highly competitive wearable market.
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Xreart Studio - Turning old masterpieces into new ones
Wed 13 Jul 2022
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smartphones
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Xreart now specialises in transforming pre-loved smartphones, smartwatches and handheld game consoles into artistic conversation starters for your office, studio or man cave.
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Hands-on review: BenQ GV30 portable projector
Fri 8 Jul 2022
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gaming
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projectors
The BenQ GV30 is a portable projector that excels in many aspects but comes up short in a couple of others.
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Hands-on review: GoDice
Tue 5 Jul 2022
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gaming
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In a world where we’re more connected than ever to our smart devices, startup company Particula believes that its innovative product GoDice is the answer to getting everyone reconnected with one another - by turning that smart device into an interactive board game.
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Hands-on review: JBL Quantum 610 Wireless
Tue 21 Jun 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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The new Quantum 610 gaming headset is the latest addition to JBL’s Quantum range and the successor to its popular Quantum 600 model.
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Hands-on-review: Creative Outlier Air V3
Mon 2 May 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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Creative is back with the third version of its affordable Outlier Air wireless earbuds range - aptly named the ‘V3’. And this time, they come boasting ambient mode and active noise reduction.
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Hands-on review: QuietOn 3 sleeping earbuds
Fri 25 Mar 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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If you’re a city dweller like me, you might be used to the noise of traffic waking you up now and again, especially if your apartment lacks air conditioning and the weather is as humid as it has been in Auckland this summer.
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Hands-on review: Belkin SOUNDFORM Rise and SOUNDFORM Freedom True Wireless Earbuds
Wed 26 Jan 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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Having reviewed dozens of pairs of headphones and earbuds over the last five or so years across all price ranges, I was excited to test two of Belkin’s latest models.
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Hands-on review: Google Nest Cam (Battery) and Nest Cam Stand
Fri 12 Nov 2021
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gaming
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Almost eight years ago, Google purchased Nest Labs for a tidy sum of USD $3.2 billion who, at the time, specialised in smart thermostats and smoke detectors.
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Game review: FIFA 22
Fri 15 Oct 2021
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gaming
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FIFA 22 perfectly demonstrates what we can expect from the next generation consoles - invigorating gameplay with outstanding visuals.
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Hands-on review: Tado Smart AC Control V3+
Wed 13 Oct 2021
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gaming
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technology gifts
In a world that’s becoming ever more connected, it’s cool to have the option to control your home’s climate through your fingertips. 
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Hands-on review: Bose Sport Earbuds
Fri 20 Nov 2020
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gaming
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digital music
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Despite not being noise-cancelling, the Sport Earbuds come with an abundance of features that make them a great option for anyone in the market for some premium, durable earbuds.
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Game review: FIFA 21
Thu 29 Oct 2020
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FIFA 21 feels more like FIFA 20.5, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
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Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Book 3
Tue 11 Aug 2020
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gaming
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microsoft
The majority of buyers of the Microsoft Surface Book 3 will undoubtedly be tempted in by the device’s versatility, and who can blame them?
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