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Kogan gets back into laptops with a $329 15 inch machine

Aussie e-tailer Ruslan Kogan has his hands in lots of different pots: phones, tablets, TVs, and appliances, and this week, it’s a return to laptops as Kogan launches a budget laptop.

10:36 am 25/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Acer revisits the R series for a 13 inch hybrid

One of the surprise machines from last year was the Acer R series, a machine that featured the unusual Ezel hinge to make for an all-in-one laptop desktop form-factor. With the end of 2014 in sight, the R series is back, improved and smaller than before.

8:42 am 25/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Parrot unleashes another drone with picture snaps in mind

Taking photos can be fun, but you don’t always have the height. And then there’s the whole “drone” thing, and if you’re keen to get some air time, you’ll now be able to take some high res shots while you’re at it.

5:54 pm 24/11/2014 By Staff writers

Books meet bath time with a Kobo’s waterproof e-reader

If you like to read in the bath, but haven’t quite embraced the whole e-reader thing because you know what liquid can do to electronics, look out, there’s a waterproof e-book reader coming.

3:47 pm 24/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Review: Jawbone Up Move

Summer’s nearly here, and if you need a gadget to help kickstart the whole fitness thing, we’re looking at Jawbone’s $69 Up Move.

3:11 pm 24/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Boost launches budget $99 5 inch phone

The just under hundred mark appears to be the new benchmark for budget phones, as Boost teams up with Alcatel to launch a 5 inch $99 phone.

2:47 pm 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Samsung shines: hands-on with the NX1 mirror-less camera

Samsung’s cameras have come a long way since the company started dabbling with the Pentax mount, but just how far is “far”? We’re going hands on with the latest model to find out.

12:41 pm 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Gorilla Glass is now drop-resistant, but that doesn’t mean you should be reckless

The term “scratch-resistant” often gets confused for “drop-proof” by people with mobiles, scratching their heads and looking dumbfounded when their scratch-resistant glass smartphone screen breaks after a minor drop, but a new development by Corning could at least put some of these feelings at ease.

9:03 am 21/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Ultrasone returns with three pairs for discerning ears

If you love audio, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Ultrasone before. We haven’t heard much from the headphone maker in a while, but it’s back with a few new cans for the discerning audio lover.

4:42 pm 19/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

It’s official: Netflix is finally coming to Australia

TV and movie watchers keen to watch their programs the way they want to will soon get their chance, because Netflix is finally coming to Australia.

4:04 pm 19/11/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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