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Gaming
Game review: Saints Row (PC)
Last month
The Saints are back in this reboot/prequel, of the over-the-top open-world crime series simply titled Saints Row.
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Gaming
Game review: Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered (PC)
August 2022
Conversion kings Nixxies take Insomniac’s web-swinging PlayStation 5 game, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, and polish it up for PC.
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Gaming
Game review: Rollerdrome (PC)
August 2022
The game’s visuals take the cel-shaded design style up a notch, looking more like comic book pages than an animated cartoon.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: SteelSeries Apex Pro Mini Keyboard
July 2022
SteelSeries has taken the design of its range of Apex keyboards to create a smaller version, the Apex Pro Mini. Techday’s Darren Price checks it out.
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Gaming
Logitech G’s new Aurora collection looks to help change gaming stereotypes
July 2022
The company’s new Aurora collection is designed to be gender inclusive, not gender exclusive, addressing the needs and wants of women gamers while also still appealing to a wider general audience.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: 16GB PNY XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X 3600MHz DDR4
June 2022
PNY sent over its 16GB XLR8 Gaming EPIC-X 3600MHz CL16 DDR4 module kit for testing. The kit contains two 8GB dual-channel modules with RGB lighting.
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Government
Cyclone selected as NZ MOE software licensing partner
June 2022
Following a recent Request for Proposal (RFP), Christchurch-based company Cyclone Computer Company Ltd (Cyclone) has been selected as The Ministry of Education’s software licensing partner.
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Gaming
Intel Arc A380 graphics units launched in China, global release imminent
June 2022
New Intel Arc A380 graphics units are set to bring next-generation technologies to gamers and content creators in the coming months. 
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Gaming
Game review: The Quarry (PC)
June 2022
Supermassive Games channel 1980s teen horror movies with their latest suspense-filled cinematic adventure, The Quarry.
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Cloud
Apple unveils M2 with 50% more memory bandwidth than M1
June 2022
Compared to M1, M2 has an 18% faster CPU, a 35% more powerful GPU, a 40% faster Neural Engine, and delivers 50% more memory bandwidth and up to 24GB of fast unified memory.
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Cloud
Apple brings redesigned MacBook Air and updated MacBook Pro to market
June 2022
Apple has introduced a redesigned MacBook Air and an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro, both powered by the new M2 chip.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches the Surface Laptop Go 2 with new features
June 2022
Microsoft has introduced the new Surface Laptop Go 2, adding to the company’s growing portfolio of Surface Laptop devices.
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Gaming
AMD introduces FSR 2.0 giving gaming GPUs a boost
June 2022
Not only have AMD proudly announced their new line-up of Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards, but the company has also unveiled the first games to support its FSR 2.0 technology.
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Gaming
Game preview: The Quarry (PC)
May 2022
On playing a bit of The Quarry, I began to understand why the game has got its own release rather than just being part of The Dark Pictures Anthology.
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Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro NZ bolsters MSI product range with new offerings
May 2022
The inclusion of MSI Mobile Workstation and Business & Productivity laptops rounds out the MSI product portfolio.
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Cloud
Dynabook refreshes Portégé X30L series with the Portégé X30L-K
May 2022
The new model contains hybrid-architecture Intel 12th Gen Core P-Series 28W processor options, Wi-Fi 6E, along with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
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Review
Hands-on review: MSI MPG Z690 Carbon WIFI motherboard
May 2022
It’s all change with Intel’s 12th generation CPUs. We have a new chipset in the 600-series, a new socket with the LGA 1700, and new DDR5 memory.
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Wireless technologies
Hands-on review: Steelseries Aerox 9 Wireless and Aerox 5 gaming mice
May 2022
Steelseries offered two interesting mice for review, the Aerox 9 Wireless, aimed at MMO/MOBA players, and the Aerox 5, a wired mouse for multi-genre use.
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Sustainable IT
Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
May 2022
Australians are lovers of technology - we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million TVs every year. As technology advances, the lives of our devices keep getting shorter.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: 32GB PNY XLR8 Gaming MAKO 6000MHz DDR5 memory kit
April 2022
PNY’s XLR8 Gaming MAKO DDR5 memory modules are designed to get the most out of systems based on Intel’s 12th generation Alder Lake CPUs.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Intel Core i7-12700 CPU
April 2022
Intel’s middle-of-the-road 12th generation Core i7-12700 offers performance at a lower price than the pricey Core i9 for users that are not fussed by overclocking.
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GeForce
COLORFUL launches GeForce RTX 3090 Ti Series Graphics Cards
April 2022
PC component manufacturer, Colorful Technology, has launched its GeForce RTX 3090 Ti series of graphics cards.
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Gaming
Game review: Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem (PC)
April 2022
The ever-expanding Serious Sam first-person shooter franchise gets another entry with Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem.
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PNY
Hands-on review: 128GB PNY Elite-X microSDXC Flash Card
March 2022
PNY continues to liven up its product range with the Elite-X microSD card. We were sent the 128GB version to check out.