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The necessary appliance: a guide to the modern toaster

Sometimes the toaster needs a replacement, or even just a refresh, so if you find yourself craving toast, here’s a guide to the modern toaster.

10:40 am 17/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Symantec aims for a secure web, will offer free(ish) certificates

The makers of Norton 360 do a little more than just make security software, and it even has a vision for a totally secure world wide web, with the company taking one step towards it… though there is a catch.

4:29 pm 16/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: DeLonghi PrimaDonna Elite coffee machine

DeLonghi’s latest machine may have a name deserving of people who fancy themselves over the top, but its quality speaks volumes enough that its actually deserved.

12:24 pm 16/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Cards come to more phones as Samsung Pay launches locally

Apple Pay isn’t the only game in town anymore, because owners of a recent Samsung Galaxy phone can now tap to pay with a technology that should work everywhere.

2:25 pm 15/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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New updates from Apple for just about everything

While there were no hardware announcements from this year’s World Wide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, Apple certainly had a lot to announce in terms of software updates. We were at the ground at WWDC, to bring you a wrap up of all of the new things we can expect.

4:51 pm 14/06/2016 By Valens Quinn
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Bryston builds a turntable (and it’s a big deal)

When companies enter new areas, it’s a big deal, and with amp maker Bryston making a record player, you can bet it’s a big deal.

1:54 pm 14/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Canon to teach a love of colour, light at Vivid Sydney

If you happen to be in Sydney in the next week or so, Sydney’s Vivid light and colour festival is one of those sights worth checking out, and if you’re keen to learn about cameras, Canon is there, too.

5:09 pm 10/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Kaiser Baas gets into VR with plastic Cardboard

Google’s Cardboard has inspired a whole wave of manufacturers to make VR headsets that rely on your phone, and someone local is getting in on that.

1:32 pm 10/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s Gear Fit2 arrives, hits sub-$300

When opting for a wearable gadget, there are numerous questions one needs to ask: what will it do, can it survive my life, and how much will it cost? Fortunately, Samsung has answered these with the Gear Fit2.

12:22 pm 10/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Hands-on with Moleskine’s Smart Writing Pen+

It’s official: pen and paper is passé, but you can make both of them work for the future, and Moleskine is leading the charge, revitalising the world of the smartpen for its classical journals.

2:05 pm 09/06/2016 By Leigh D. Stark

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