How We Test:
At Mesomen, our mission is straightforward: to equip you with the information necessary to make positive investments in yourself and your community. Serving as your go-to experts on the latest in products, culture, and style, we offer authentic and current buying advice to assist you in making meaningful purchasing decisions.
As an entirely independent publication, we prioritize editorial impartiality through a rigorous review-testing process. Whenever feasible, we directly source products from manufacturers or distributors and conduct thorough hands-on assessments. Our evaluations take into consideration factors such as:
Drawing on over a decade of experience testing the finest technology products, restaurants, and gear in Australia, we have cultivated a community of expert reviewers and journalists. Committed to delivering top-quality independent product journalism, we cater specifically to those seeking the latest and greatest in the realms of technology, culture, and entertainment.
Mesomen operates as a wholly self-funded, independent publication, allowing us to offer our insights and opinions without any influence from the industry. Visit our About Us page for further details on Mesomen, or consult our Editorial Policy to gain deeper insight into our operational processes.
Our Review Methodology
In all our technology reviews, we concentrate on five primary areas of assessment. These metrics serve as a framework for evaluation that can be easily replicated across various product categories and styles, ensuring straightforward and uncomplicated comparisons between competing products. The metrics we employ for our reviews include:
- Design: Evaluating the product’s look and feel, assessing its build quality, and examining any unique design features that go beyond functionality.
- Functionality: Assessing the ease of use of the product, including its setup and operation, and determining the level of knowledge required to operate it on a daily basis.
- Performance: Evaluating whether the product successfully accomplishes the tasks it was designed for, and identifying any issues related to task execution or command execution.
- Availability: Considering how readily accessible the product is and whether it is limited to a specific audience or demographic.
- Price: Evaluating the product’s cost and determining whether it offers fair value for the features and benefits it provides.
By adhering to these rigorous assessment criteria, we aim to provide you with comprehensive and reliable information to aid in your decision-making process.