We normally love Air New Zealand’s quirky safety videos. But the latest has just got PAT PILCHER annoyed…
What lies behind New Zealand’s ban of Huawei from Spark’s 5G network build? PAT PILCHER looks at the issue – and what the ban means for NZ consumers.
PAT PILCHER checks out Oppo’s latest flagship smartphone offering and discovers it comes with plenty of extras.
In his quest to bypass broadcast TV, PAT PILCHER checks out the Alfawise TV Box.
PAT PILCHER argues the case for banning fireworks.
PAT PILCHER is riled up about David Seymour’s reusable bags claims – and the media’s penchant for ratings over fact.
When heading overseas, be it for work or play, I like to travel with a PC. Smartphones are great, but they’re awful if the urge to write a story takes hold, or if I need to engage in a spot of gaming. Proper keyboards and a large screen can make […]
How to become a millionaire? Own a pay TV company, just make sure you are a billionaire beforehand, says PAT PILCHER.
So says GARY STEEL, who interviewed Hans Joachim Irmler of the Krautrock legends in 2006. Presented as part of an ongoing series, Flashes From The Archives Of Oblivion, in which Steel dredges up key moments from his considerable archive. When Real Groove’s esteemed editor gave me the rare opportunity to […]
GARY STEEL enthuses over an album that reverberates with soothing trumpet, atmospheric ‘found’ sounds and imaginative evocation.
It’s a bold claim, but after spending time with Samsung’s new QLED offering, PAT PILCHER has declared it the winner.
GARY STEEL actually listens all the way through a bunch of albums and has his say about them.