Is it a watch? No! Is it smart? Yes! PAT PILCHER gives his earwax a good workout with Fitbit’s inaugural pair of earphones.
ANDREW BAKER gets his PC fired up for some sonic exploration with Metrum’s very tasty Amethyst DAC/headphone amp.
PAT PILCHER endures a hellish, traumatising and tortuous tech support experience just for our amusement. (Not really).
Is it a jet plane? Is it an ruptured oil pipeline? No, it’s PAT PILCHER venting about another avoidable Auckland-centric crisis.
One of the key figures in German music’s Krautrock renaissance of the 1970s has died. GARY STEEL weeps all over his keyboard.
Walter Becker’s death prompts GARY STEEL to examine his curiously topsy-turvy relationship to the music of Steely Dan.
TVNZ’s profits have slumped by a massive 90 percent. PAT PILCHER knows just how to fix the problem, in five easy steps.
Most people reckon they love music, and that it’s a soundtrack to their lives, but they never actually listen to it.
One Erection, did you say? Oh, the guy from One Direction! Old fart GARY STEEL grapples manfully with the debut Harry Styles solo album.
Silly people, complaining about the latest reiteration of Dr Who being a woman, writes PAT PILCHER.
Are gadgets making us gullible? Are smartphones making us stupid? Is Google turning our brains to noodles? Long-time technology observer PAT PILCHER on the new idiocracy.
TVNZ can take a hike, says PAT PILCHER, for whom the so-called state broadcaster is as redundant as decade-old episodes of The Apprentice.