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.
Stories by Tom
Hands-on review: Kensington VeriMark Fingerprint Keys
Kensington is one of the market leaders when it comes to consumer and business biometric security products, and I’ve spent the last couple of weeks testing three of the company’s Verimark Fingerprint Keys.
Hands-on review: Journey EZMO Wallet and Phone Stand
The EZMO Wallet and Phone Stand from Journey is an intuitive solution for iPhone users looking to save some real estate in their pocket.
Hands-on review: Nanoleaf 4D Screen Mirror + Lightstrip Kit
Nanoleaf wants you to ‘take your entertainment beyond the screen’, and the 4D does just that. The lighting feels incredibly vivid.
Hands-on review: Satechi 100W USB-C Compact Charger
Satechi’s 100W USB-C Compact Charger seems to tick all the boxes when it comes to your charging needs.
Hands-on review: Huawei FreeBuds 5i
A couple of years ago, we reviewed the FreeBuds 4i and were impressed by their comfortability and well-balanced audio. So, how does the newer model compare?
Hands-on review: Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2
Huawei’s latest attempt is further proof that the Chinese tech giants are more than capable of competing with the so-called ‘big boys’.
Hands-on review: Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro
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.
Game review: FIFA 23
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
Hands-on review: Jabra Elite 5
The Jabra Elite 5 are the latest pair of true wireless earbuds from Danish audio company Jabra to hit the New Zealand market.
Hands-on review: Samsung QN90B QLED 4K Smart TV
The QN90B is Samsung’s flagship 4K television for 2022 and is the successor to last year’s popular QN90A.
Hands-on review: STM Dux Messenger laptop bag
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.
Hands-on review: Airthings View Plus indoor air quality monitor
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.
Hands-on review: Belkin 3-in-1 Wireless Charger with MagSafe
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.
Hands-on review: Bonelk Gaming Laptop Stand
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.
Hands-on review: Huawei Watch Fit 2 and Huawei Band 7
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.
Hands-on review: Huawei Watch D smart watch
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.
Xreart Studio - Turning old masterpieces into new ones
Xreart now specialises in transforming pre-loved smartphones, smartwatches and handheld game consoles into artistic conversation starters for your office, studio or man cave.
Hands-on review: BenQ GV30 portable projector
The BenQ GV30 is a portable projector that excels in many aspects but comes up short in a couple of others.
Hands-on review: GoDice
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.
Hands-on review: JBL Quantum 610 Wireless
The new Quantum 610 gaming headset is the latest addition to JBL’s Quantum range and the successor to its popular Quantum 600 model.
Hands-on-review: Creative Outlier Air V3
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.
Hands-on review: QuietOn 3 sleeping earbuds
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.
Hands-on review: Belkin SOUNDFORM Rise and SOUNDFORM Freedom True Wireless Earbuds
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.
Hands-on review: Google Nest Cam (Battery) and Nest Cam Stand
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.