Henry Burrell

Henry Burrell is a freelance technology journalist based in Auckland, via London, and is an expert in consumer tech.

Tech
Sep 25, 2020

Beyond AirPods: The best true wireless earbuds

Think a good pair of wireless earbuds means shelling out for Apple's ubiquitous white sticks? Think again.

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Tech
Aug 26, 2020

My month with a $13,000 TV

With a TV like the Samsung Q950TS it's possible to set up your living room like a cinema, but ultimately it shouldn’t matter what screen you watch your favourite films and shows on.

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Tech
Jul 29, 2020

This small, ultra-basic computer is the key to my work-from-home productivity

Finding it hard to focus in this era of remote work and pandemic-induced anxiety? A scaled-down tablet and keyboard set-up might be the productivity hack you're looking for.

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Money
Jun 23, 2020

A 2020 buyer’s guide to Android phones in New Zealand

When the iPhone owns less than half the market, what are the best Android alternatives at every budget?

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Tech
May 2, 2020

Review: The iPhone SE is the best deal in tech right now

Apple’s newest phone is a great value lockdown tech upgrade.

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Tech
Apr 1, 2020

Spending a lot more time online? Here are five ways to do so safely and privately

We’re all spending a fair amount of time on our phones and computers these days. Here are some simple ways to make that time safer.

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Business
Feb 16, 2020

Weird flex, but OK: Why Samsung thinks you want a flip phone in 2020

Have we reached peak smartphone? Henry Burrell reviews the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, an engineering marvel which all but highlights how few ways there are to improve phones in 2020.

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Business
Jan 23, 2020

Can you survive with only an Apple Watch? I ditched my iPhone to find out

I thought I could wean myself off my smartphone by using another piece of technology. Turns out I was fighting a losing battle.

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Business
Sep 22, 2019

What the US Huawei ban really means for you

New Zealand not using Huawei’s 5G network gear won't affect you nearly as much as the US trade ban’s effects on what smartphone you’ll want to buy next.

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