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Review – Samsung CFG70 Gaming Monitor

This monitor was supplied by Samsung for review. Specs as reviewed: 27″ 1920x1080p FHD Screen, 1800R Curved Screen, 144Hz refresh rate, AMD Freesync compatible, Vertically Aligned (VA) Quantum Dot Monitor – RRP: $899 I generally consider myself an advocate of 4K gaming. In fact, apart from screen resolution, I’ve been …

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Business end of Battle At The Berrics 10!!

I can’t believe its been 10 years since the first Battle At The Berrics professional skate competition… I have watched each one every year for the last decade… man that makes me feel old… For those that don’t know Battle At The Berrics is a professional skate competition put on by …

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This looks like the most amazing bacon EVER!

The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Nic Empire motoring Journalist, BMX Rider, Yoga Doer and Burger aficionado. Always down for a laugh and or good food! Latest posts by Nic (see all) This looks like the most amazing bacon EVER! - June 20, 2017 Burger Review! – Astrolabe …

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Burger Review! – Astrolabe Brew Bar

Hey burger lovers one last review from Tauranga before I bugger off back to the big smoke, Matt was down to visit and we went for a late lunch over at Astro, mostly cause it was the only place open on a Monday before dinner time for a decent feed …

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2017 BMW G310R – First Look

When you’ve just attained your Learners Class 6 license and you’re ready to start looking for your first small capacity bike to learn on, BMW hasn’t generally been a brand to consider. Sure, pretty much all of the major brands have various LAMS approved machines, but if you wanted something …

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Review – Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+

As reviewed: Samsung S8+ Maple Gold, 4G LTE, Octo-Core CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 6.1″QHD+ Screen – RRP: $1499 If you’re wondering what I’m going to say about the S8 / S8+, I’ll give you the summary up front: This is undeniably an amazing phone. It’s the best device that …

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KTM’s new Fuel Injected 2-Strokers!

In a huge leap forward, KTM has finally released details of two new bikes featuring their Fuel Injected 2-stroke motor, the 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI and KTM 300 EXC TPI. The TPI stands for “Tranfer Port Injection”, the basis for the new tech. Ten years in the making, the …

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What Protein do you want????

Hey guys, Nic put to me a good question, he asked me to explain how and why I would suggest which Protein Powder to buy? A lot of people see protein tubs or shakes and know people have them after the gym, but don’t always know why? or which one …

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Armageddon Wellington – Day 1

So, as you may have seen, I went to Armageddon recently with Tawhai and a Samsung S8+ – I decided that a good test of the battery life of the device under constant use would be a full days worth of filming. I cut a couple pieces together and here’s …

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Fine Lines – Cross Calais

As reviewed: Cross Calais fountain & ballpoint pen set – black finish – $100, $120 with converter Seeing as the first one of these was quite well received – I’m going to write up a few more and see if you lovely people continue to enjoy them. This week, I’m …

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Music Showcase #1 – Decades!!

New Zealand has some hugely talented musicians that just do not get the support they deserve from local media as they mostly play old recycled shit, or new cookie cutter nonsense, most of which is from the international market that really doesn’t need our support. I really doubt that playing …

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Preview – Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

Are you wanting to play a new first-person shooter but don’t want to have to deal with jet-packs, space or perhaps you’re already over Battlefield 1? Well then here’s a game for you to check out, from the developers Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Games comes the sequel of 2013’s Rising Storm. The …

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