PAT PILCHER reveals the next step for mankind in TV technology… and gives us a lesson in the complex differences between the different types of TV to boot!
A little Kiwi company that can got a rocket into space today, reports PAT PILCHER.
How it all went horribly wrong with Facebook, and what ANDREW JOHNSTONE eventually did about it.
Police sitcoms don’t really appeal to ANDREW JOHNSTONE, but when he discovered some friends were addicted to Brooklyn 99 he had to check it out.
Next month Dweezil Zappa brings his father Frank’s music to New Zealand for the first time since 1976. LYNN ANSELL talked to the virtuosic guitarist/bandleader about what we can expect from ‘Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever The F@%k He Wants’, a title that reflects the huge spat currently playing out between the Zappa siblings in Hollywood. [Note: Lynn consciously chose not to talk about that, because as Frank Zappa used to say, ‘Music is the best!’]
Who got burgled over Christmas/New Year? Here’s PAT PILCHER’s roundup of new-gen home security cameras. Every home needs one.
City people have a weird attitude to urine, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
PAT PILCHER discovers that it’s not just conspiracy theorists accusing smartphone microphones of snooping – it really is happening!
Here’s a powerful exploration of a dissolute older man’s waning fortunes and the shock that brings him out of his apathy, writes TOBY WOLLASTON
An expat South African uses wants to celebrate a Zulu massacre, and PAT PILCHER says that’s just not acceptable in New Zealand.
GARY STEEL loves headphones but hates cords. So he set out to seduce his ears with Sony’s premium wireless 1000X.
Gone are the days when travellers need to lug heavy laptops on international flights and around the world. Who needs it, writes PAT PILCHER, when you’ve got a smartphone that you can use as a PC?