Tag Archives: Long

2017 Maruti Ignis long term review, second report

I walk to the car, head buried in my phone, hit unlock on the key fob and yank the rear door handle. It doesn’t open. I look up from my phone, confused; I’m sure I heard it unlock. I press it again and only then does the rear door unlock. “Well, that’s a pain. Why do I need to press ... Read More »

Christchurch’s long wait for its sports and swimming venue

ANALYSIS: A decade is a long time for a city to wait for sporting facilities. By the time the metro sports facility opens in 2021, a generation of Christchurch sportspeople will have come of age without the amenities many modern cities take for granted. The new facility is to replace QEII Park lost in the 2011 earthquakes, and cater for everyday and high-performance use, both ... Read More »

Ford Figo Titanium 1.5 Ti-VCT AT Long Term Review Report 4

This month we will talk about the Ford Figo’s intercity travel ability. And to make it comprehensive we have thrown in an expressway, a winding state highway and your regular four-lanned national highway as well. Now, if you want to know more about other aspects of the car – is it any good in the city, does it have usable ... Read More »

Fiat Linea 125S Long Term Review: Final Report

Yes, it’s really cliched, but all good things have got to come to an end. After three months of daily driving and living with it, I’ve had to wave goodbye to our Fiat Linea 125S. Being a heavy, fuel guzzler, there was never any rush to grab the keys among fellow testers but now that it’s left our fleet, it ... Read More »

Plan for Christmas all Year Long

Christmas can take a big toll on our wallets, and it seems every year the holiday gets more expensive. If you’re starting to dread the upcoming holiday season because you just finished paying for the last one, here’s a new way of planning for Christmas as soon as it’s over! Make a list of everyone you buy for. Write down ... Read More »

Netflix Offers Offline Option at Long Last

Customers have been asking for a way to view content on airplanes or other locations where Internet service might be unavailable or expensive, noted Eddy Wu, director of product innovation at Netflix. Among the shows already available for download are Orange is the New Black, Narcos and The Crown. The service will be available under all plans and available for ... Read More »