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Film review
Film review: Jurassic World Dominion
This movie is what happens when you cross a lot of hungry dinos with humanity trying desperately to redeem itself for a mistake, and boy does it try.
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Entertainment
Online gaming spikes as consumers seek social connection and entertainment
The desire to stay connected and entertained while stuck at home during the pandemic has driven online gaming popularity.
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Audio
BlueAnt brings the party home with the X5 speaker
With a proven record of sound-quality at an affordable price, this speaker is bound to be a bestseller in the portable party speaker market.
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Apple
Hands-on review: In the age of smart TVs, how relevant is the 4K Apple TV?
Apple proves that the devil is in the details - and an unmatched user interface.
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Artificial Intelligence
TCL Electronics releases first ever 8K TV
TCL Electronics hopes its newest release will ‘propel at-home entertainment to new heights’.
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Speakers
Edifier pumps up the volume with the S350DB
The S350DB is what Edifier calls a bookshelf speaker set, which features two speakers packed with titanium dome tweeters and an eight-inch subwoofer.
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Data Centre Interconnection
‘Significant demand’ drives Wasabi to open new data center on west coast
The media and entertainment industry is fuelling Wasabi's expansion at the moment, with the new facility connecting Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
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Music
Samsung announces 2018 home entertainment lineup
Samsung highlighted details about its flagship QLED TV models and its expanded lineup of UHD, premium UHD and ultra-large screen TVs.
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Film review
Film review - Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Suits, guns and cowboys, Kingsman: The Golden Circle delivers a massive action spectacle with just the right amount of humour...
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Cloud
Sony is going anime crazy as they acquire a majority share of Funimation
Funimation is responsible for some of the biggest anime titles including, Dragon Ball Z and Attack on Titan...
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TV
The WWE is touring New Zealand later this year for a Christchurch show
The WWE is touring New Zealand again as the professional wrestling company is returning to Christchurch after nearly a decade long absence.
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Film review
Film review: Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four? More like “Reasonably Good Four” at best, writes one reviewer.
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Film review
Film review: Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland is a Hollywood original with parallel universes, kids flying jet packs, and Hugh Laurie on an island. Sounds great right? Wrong.
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Home Entertainment
New comedies for your viewing pleasure (hopefully)...
There are a few new sitcoms coming out starring some well-known actors, or at least actors you’ll know by face if not by name.
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Gaming
Book review: How to Play a Video Game
Gaming fans know well the bemused stare of the non-gamer who just doesn't 'get' gaming. This is the book for them.
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AVG Technologies
City Bars New Zealand website is worth a visit
If you love to party or just love to kick back with a cool beer at an even cooler bar, the City Bars New Zealand website is worth a visit
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Television
TelstraClear & MediaWorks offer unmetered TV, radio
On-demand TV & streaming radio won’t count towards customers’ monthly data.
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Gaming
Competition: Magic: The Gathering giveaway
Today we have Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 prize packs up for grabs.
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Internet
Is your soul weighing you down?
It if is don’t worry, "The Soul Storage Company" will help you out.
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Internet
Make the most of dining out
You will never go hungry trying to find a decent restaurant again!
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Video
Blockbuster on demand
Nearly everything is available online these days and the ability to record live TV and order movies from the comfort of your home.
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Internet
Words to the wise
Feeling a little left out by all this internet txt speak? Don’t your LOLs from your LULZ?Don’t know your WTGs from your FTWs?