Category: Gadgets, games & software

Singstar ABBA

GAME REVIEW: Singstar ABBA For PlayStation 3, rated G, RRP $69.95 (game only) or $119.95 (with microphones) The whole Singstar thing is one of those concepts you either love or hate: an in-home karaoke game where you get rated on…

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Singstar Singalong with Disney

GAME REVIEW: Singstar Singalong with Disney For PlayStation 2, rated G, RRP $59.95 (game) or $109.95 (with microphones) I’m sure that, like me, my adult readers will know an embarrassingly large number of the songs on this disk. And they’ll…

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Singstar SingStore volume 3

GAME REVIEW: Singstar SingStore volume 3 For PlayStation 3, rated PGR, RRP $69.95 (game) or $119.95 (with microphones) Packed  with online features, including access to the SingStore, which has a whole bunch of extra songs available for a fee, this…

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Buzz Junior Ace Racers

GAME REVIEW: Buzz Junior Ace Racers For PlayStation 2, Rated G, RRP $34.95 (game) $69.95 (with buzzers) The latest addition to the Buzz! Junior stable of games, Ace Racers is a fast and furious bundle of action aimed at the…

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Roboquad

GADGET REVIEW: RoboQuad From Wowwee. RRP: $209 This  little critter is all fun, all the time. He’s a four-legged robot who scuttles around your house entertaining the cat, waving at anything that takes his fancy, dancing to his own tune…

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Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune

GAME REVIEW: Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune For PlayStation 3. RRP: $119.95. Rating: R16 If you’re getting a PlayStation 3 for Christmas, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, would be a great game to kick off your PS3 collection. Game studio Naughty Dog — the…

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Photoshop & Premiere Elements

SOFTWARE REVIEW: Photoshop Elements 3.0 and Premiere Elements Publisher: Adobe, Price: About $189 each or $279 for a boxed set (excluding GST) Everyone’s heard of Adobe’s popular Photoshop, accepted as the industry standard for working with photos. Photoshop Elements (for…

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A rocket machine

Earlier this week I had the chance to play with the Ultra Computer’s latest Pentium 4 3.6GHz machine and was impressed. Before I go any further, I’d like to offer a message for my husband, who may be reading this…

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Microsoft wireless desktop (review)

MICROSOFT WIRELESS OPTICAL DESKTOP EXECUTIVE EDITION Optical Desktop Elite has an estimated retail price of $299 (and batteries are included)  If you’re sick of getting tangled up with cords and wires, Microsoft’s new Wireless Optical Desktop Executive Edition could be the…

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