Derek loves nothing more than punching a remote location into a GPS, queuing up some music and heading out on a long drive, so it's a good thing he's in charge of CNET Australia's Car Tech channel.
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Aston Martin Virage (2011) preview
The new Virage, which somehow fits between the DBS and DB9, features active suspension, a new nav system and an optional Bang & Olufsen sound system. Oh, and a 6-litre V12.
Panasonic Viera TH-P50VT30A Review
The Panasonic VT30 is a solid, though slightly disappointing, television that performs at the best of class in some areas, but at the absolute worst in others.
HTC Evo 3D Review
Whether you like the 3D feature or choose to never use it, the Evo 3D is a powerful, capable Android and our favourite HTC smartphone of the year, so far.
Amazon Kindle Touch preview
Amazon has finally announced that the Kindle Touch 3G will ship to Australia.
Jaguar XF 2.2D (2012) preview
After a visit to the cosmetic surgeon, the upgraded XF comes out not only looking a whole lot sexier, but smarter and more sensible, too.
Canon EOS-1D X Review
Designed for sports and demanding professional photographers, the Canon EOS-1D X is an excellent SLR that will not disappoint.
Porsche 911 Carrera (991) preview
The new longer, lower 911 is claimed to be lighter, faster and more fuel efficient than before. Just as importantly, it will be the first production car to come with a seven-speed manual transmission.
Canon Pixma Pro-1 preview
If top-notch photo prints are what you're after, you can't go past this monster A3 Pixma from Canon.
Mercedes-Benz dealerships down under have yet to put the C-Class coupe on sale, but already an M3-chasing variant has been unveiled at the F1 race in Nurburgring, Germany.
Pretty, brisk and such great value, the IS350 is so much fun, yet reassuringly comfortable to be in and steer that it (almost) banished our desire for a more up-to-date entertainment and nav system.
There are plenty of exceptionally engineered luxury sedans out there, but few that manage to make every ride or drive an event; the XJ is one of them.
BMW 1-Series M Coupe preview
The most affordable BMW model, the 1-Series, finally gets its own M-badged sports version with 250kW and 450Nm of tyre-frying rage under the bonnet.
Ford Focus Titanium (LW) Review
Good looks, inside and out, mixed with an excellent balance of handling and ride make the Focus a sensible choice with personality to burn. A real pity then that navigation and a reversing camera just can't be had at any price.
Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 preview
Taking cues from the Sesto Elemento concept car, the Aventador can propel itself from zero to 100km/h in 2.9 seconds while the passenger punches in a destination on the nav system.
Ford Focus RS (Mark II) Review
That this 224kW/440Nm high performance front-wheel drive hatch works at all is engineering genius. That it delights (almost) all our senses makes it truly great.