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Microsoft skips a digit and announces Windows 10

Two years ago, Windows 8 came out, and while it has certainly yielded its fair share of comments and criticism, Microsoft is almost ready with something new, skipping Windows 9 and going straight to Windows 10.

5:56 pm 01/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Big headphones on the way from Audeze with an eco-friendly angle

Larger headphones are often considered luxurious not just because they have big drivers and equally big sound, but high grade materials like wood, leather, and more, but what if you want something a little more ecologically friendly and equally luxurious?

4:40 pm 01/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Belkin’s aluminium clad Thunderbolt dock sees a sequel with support for 2.0

Even though Apple first introduced Thunderbolt 2 nearly a year ago, we haven’t seen much supporting it in the way of peripherals, outside of a hard drive here and there. That isn’t going to stop Belkin, though, updating its desktop Thunderbolt dock for people who need support for the new version.

3:39 pm 01/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

WD TV gets an update, and this time it’s personal

Western Digital’s foray into TV appliances isn’t a new thing, but the company is getting more serious about it with a version of its WD TV made for families, bringing media playback to a connected TV in your home.

12:55 pm 01/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Sony’s Z3, Z3 Compact, Z3 tablet launch in Australia with a few wearables

Sony’s tendency to release a flagship at both the beginning and the end of the year is about to prove itself, as the company shows off its Z3 range, pricing them locally and even hoping to tempt you with the possibility of a gaming console.

11:36 am 01/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Telstra’s nationwide WiFi network to start up in November

Earlier in the year, Telstra announced plans to make one of the world’s biggest WiFi networks, making it possible to get WiFi where ever you go at a small cost, and it looks to start up shortly ahead of the expected 2015 roll-out.

3:29 pm 30/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Review: Oppo N1 Mini

Do you like selfies but are sick of the one or two megapixel cameras smartphones are coming with? Oppo’s answer to this is an interesting one, putting the 13 megapixel rear camera on a hinge and making it work both sides. Is it a success?

2:11 pm 30/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

GoPro hits fourth-gen, offers up 4K for filmmakers

Surfers, snowboarders, kayakers, adventurers, and anyone who wants to film their exploits with a tiny camera will soon be able to do in a quality better than Full HD, as GoPro gears up for true 4K with its 30fps friendly GoPro Hero4 black.

11:13 am 30/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Acer pulls a switcheroo with the Switch 10 tablet

We all know that netbooks are dead, but tablets are definitely replacing them, and Acer is there proving it with the Switch, a 10 inch tablet that comes with a keyboard packing in a 500GB hard drive and one of those neato multimode hinges we’re seeing.

3:45 pm 29/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Bose goes semi-budgety and sporty with new in-ears

An update to the Bose earphone line-up is on the way, bringing the price point for Bose in-earphones down to a little over $100, putting better quality earphones within reach of more people, primarily those who value high quality sound, but don’t want to spend more than $200 to get it.

12:27 pm 29/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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