Cyber Monday (29 November) is the online retailers' answer to Black Friday, with a focus on tech deals. Grab a bargain, but don't get caught in the hype: check out our test results and tips for navigating the shopping season.
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First Look: Oppo Find X3 phones
Oppo’s new premium smartphone is fantastic, but its mid-range sibling offers much better value.
First Look: Apple AirTag
We trialled Apple’s new Bluetooth tracker, but is it really one out of the box?
Dynabook: NZ’s newest laptop brand
Dynabook has made a grand debut in our latest laptop test with a new notebook that performed so well we rated it as one of the best laptops we’ve looked at.
First Look: Huawei Freebuds 4i and Band 6
Huawei’s new wireless earbuds and fitness tracker both offer excellent value for money.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4: versatile and dependable
Microsoft’s new laptop isn’t as flashy as other Surfaces, but it’s one of the best Windows clamshells available.
First Look: JBL Clip 4
A cheap portable speaker with impressive sound.
Apple iPhone 13 review
The new iPhone is remarkable. But so was the iPhone 12.
The best basic smartphones
If you just need a smartphone for calling and texting, you don't have to spend big bucks. We've found the best models for calling, ease of use and battery life, priced at $500 or less.
Which deals are really worth your money? With big sales being promoted this Black Friday, it can be easy to get caught up in the hype. Check out our tips, advice and product tests to help you get what you bargain for.