Martin Kovacs

Martin Kovacs Martin Kovacs is a freelance journalist with a background in the IT and petroleum industries. Having started out reporting on petroleum, Martin branched out into IT, and over the past few years has been a regular freelance contributor to a number of publications. Martin continues to write for both industries.

Smart Watch Guide

A Complete Guide to Buying a Smart Watch

Posted by October 27th 2020

The history of horology (clockmaking) has always been about the smart watch, and not just telling the time. First came lavish sundials, then elaborate clocks and pocket watches and, in the 1980s, technology brought us …

Smart Speakers: A Buyer’s Guide

Posted by October 14th 2020

Over the past few years, smart speakers have become a staple of the always switched-on home. Through voice command alone, they give you control over an ever-growing range of services. From playing music, to accessing the …

Blue Switching to a smaller electricity provider

Switching Electricity Companies: Big vs Small Providers

Posted by October 2nd 2020

The big electricity retailers may dominate in terms of customer numbers. But, in recent years, many smaller retailers have emerged, bringing greater diversity and choice to the market. And, if you want to make savings …

Smart Home Security

How to Keep Safe with the Best in Smart Home Security

Posted by September 18th 2020

Smart home security systems have become an increasingly accessible option for householders looking for protection for their homes. There are a range of affordable products available, and it's possible to set up a system specifically …

home broadband network

How to Achieve A Lightning Fast Home Broadband Network

Posted by August 31st 2020

There are a number of factors to keep in mind when setting up a home network. From the types of online services you'll be accessing, to the range and types of devices that will be …

Electricity Perks

Power Up with Electricity Providers’ Perks

Posted by September 1st 2020

Many electricity retailers provide extra perks on top of their standard contract offerings. Goodies range from bundle deals through to loyalty programs, free electricity slots, joining credit and even free TVs! So, if you're looking …

Smart TV

The Big Picture: NZ’s Best Smart TVs

Posted by July 9th 2020

Smart TVs don't have to break the bank. New releases catering to a range of budgets hit the store shelves regularly, including plenty of mid-range models sporting an array of smart technologies. However, even a mid-price …

wireless headphones

Get Ahead with Wireless Headphones!

Posted by May 18th 2020

So long tangled headphone cables? Going wireless will allow for greater mobility while you tune in to your favourite playlist or podcast, however it is important to choose a style of headphones suited for your …

5G Phones

5G: Is It Worth the Hype?

Posted by June 3rd 2020

It is, of course, still early days, however the transformative potential of 5G is well documented. The 5G rollout is poised to usher in a new age of connectivity, bringing into play a range of …