A good book, a particular filmmaker’s catalogue, a TV series – it gets under your skin and becomes an all-consuming passion/love affair that won’t let go until your done or exhausted or played out. But is binge watching a harmless time-waster, or are we all doomed. ANDREW JOHNSTONE explores.
The gig economy has been hailed as the future of work. But there is a darker side to this form of engagement, as VICTORIA MACLENNAN discovers.
LCD, OLED, QLED, HDMI ports, HDR – TV land is acronym soup, and that’s before we throw in questions over resolution, refresh rates and whether to go for a smart TV. But PAT PILCHER is here to help us out, with a definitive guide to buying a TV.
Listen up as PAT PILCHER gives us the low-down on AKG’s new Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones. Can they really take on Bose?
Celebrated British composer Max Richter performs two of his works this weekend as part of the Auckland Festival. GARY STEEL had a wee chat with the man behind the epic Sleep and Vivaldi Recomposed.
If you live in Auckland you’ll get a rare chance this weekend with the grand opening of the new Audio Reference showroom in Devonport.
Stephen Hawking is dead, but his extraordinary ideas live on. Here’s PAT PILCHER’s tribute to the great man.
With superstar atheist Richard Dawkins and pal Lawrence Krauss bringing their Science In The Soul tour to New Zealand this May, ANDREW JOHNSTONE thought it time to take a hard look at their documentary film, The Unbelievers.
It’s the size of a pack of cards but it’s really a whopper, writes PAT PILCHER, of Samsung’s extraordinary 30TB hard drive.
This Cannes prizewinner will intrigue, provoke and disturb in equal measure, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
PAT PILCHER reports on Sky’s latest ploy to slow subscriber attrition.
Thrilling sub-Antarctic yarn casts French in bad light, and that’s okay by ANDREW JOHNSTONE