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IKEA plans your future home, the kitchen is the new TV room

2 years ago

The TV room is changing, as is the kitchen and where we sleep, and these are things furniture maker IKEA has picked up on as it works to visualise how the future of our home spaces looks in the next ten years.

Tax scams return for the year, don’t get caught out

2 years ago

The new tax year is about to begin in Australia, and you know what that means: the return of tax scams. Here’s what’s going on and how not to get caught out.

Huawei returns to fitness with a more fashion-friendly smart-band

2 years ago

Fitness trackers come in all shapes and sizes, and Huawei’s take on the category last year was to give it a detachable Bluetooth earpiece. This year, the TalkBand is back, and Huawei has even taken a new look at how the thing should look.

Telstra takes to the Air to deliver broadband in more than just home

2 years ago

Customers of Telstra’s Bigpond home broadband are about to get something very interesting when they travel, with free WiFi where the bandwidth is taken out of their existing bandwidth allowance at home.

Auto batteries to get a boost with an Oxford piece of tech

2 years ago

If you have concerns about the battery in a motorbike, lawnmower, small car, or something else that generally requires you to sit in or on it and drive it around, a gadget could come to the rescue.

Hands-on with Amazon’s improvement to paper, the 2015 Kindle Paperwhite

2 years ago

The printed page may still be a winner for reading books, but electronic readers and tablets are certainly making an impact on how people read the titles they’re into, and if you like knowing your device is as sharp as possible, a new Kindle might be worth looking into.

Microsoft rolls out Office access to Android

2 years ago

If your laptop is out of charge and you need to show a presentation or edit a Word document, your phone might just save your life, as Office gets rolled out to one more operating system.

Google takes to El Capitan before the same-name update to Mac OS X arrives

2 years ago

Yosemite’s “El Capitan” vertical cliff-face may well about to be immortalised in a Mac OS X update, but that’s not the same as climbing it for yourself. We’re probably not going to ever do that, but we can still try virtually thanks to Google.

Lexus goes “Back to the Future”, builds a hoverboard

2 years ago

Most of us know that TV and movies can inspire science and technology, but if you ever needed assurance, you should see what has just emerged from the research and development team over at Lexus.

Sony revives Muteki-like sound for a “mini” HiFi speaker

2 years ago

If you’re having a party, you know that you generally need a lot of sound, so much that you can’t simply rely on the same bookshelf or standing speakers you generally have. For those times, you may need something monstrous and packing in the watts.

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