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Windows is advertising!

January 30, 2017

I love Windows 10. I’ve been using Windows since 3.1 and while there have been ups and downs along the way, ever since the trend

Sony releases long-zoom Sony Cybershot HX350 (Updated with price)

January 30, 2017

I’m sure we’ve all seen that Youtube video of a super long zoom camera on a tripod, starting with a widish shot of a country

Epson P5070 SureColor Photographic printer, for enthusiasts

January 25, 2017

Epson has released what I (not Epson) am going to call a “prosumer” printer for photography enthusiasts. It handles paper up to 17 inches wide

Batteries found to be the cause of Samsung Note 7’s catching fire

January 23, 2017

Battery manufacturing processes have been found to be the root cause of some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones catching fire.

MobileMuster feeding people with your old phone

January 20, 2017

The folk at MobileMuster are at it again, turning old phones into something of value. A few months ago we reported how MobileMuster was repurposing

KEF LS50 Wireless – truly high end Network and Bluetooth

January 19, 2017

Lots of speaker makers have taken to developing good quality wireless speakers, with interesting designs, decent sound and the consumer confidence engendered by imprimatur of

Windows Fitbit app, arithmetically challenged

January 18, 2017

Let’s ignore the horrifying figures for the moment and focus on the direction of their movement. Happily, it’s downwards. I’m talking about my weight. I’ve

Huawei Mate 9, company’s flagship, available from 7 February

January 16, 2017

Chinese phone giant Huawei says that its flagship model phone, the Mate 9, will be available in Australia from 7 February 2017, with a recommended

How does Australia stack up on the cost of an iPhone?

January 11, 2017

Linio, a Latin American eCommerce platform trading as Rocket Internet Venture, has announced the 2017 Technology Price Index. This shows the comparative prices for fourteen

Ten products from CES to desire

January 9, 2017

Well, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come and gone, and as usual there were acres of displays showing the kinds of things

Apple App Store: Near a quarter billion dollars US sales in one day

January 6, 2017

So just how big is this app business anyway? It seems that iOS and Mac apps are very big business indeed. Apple says that on

Samsung’s new 4K TV looks pretty as a picture

January 6, 2017

Samsung's new 4K TV is built to masquerade as a picture frame for the times when you want your TV to disappear.

Samsung unveils its new QLED TV range

January 5, 2017

Samsung launches its new premium range QLED TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Are they Samsung's best TVs yet?

CES 2017 – Sony’s Innovation promise

January 5, 2017

Sony hit the stage today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a very surprising addition to its TV line up, along with

CES 2017 Commences – and LG starts off the show

January 5, 2017

Who’d have thought it. In an enormous barn in Las Vegas, full of the latest and best of gadgets that the finest minds and biggest

Government considers greater access to your data

January 4, 2017

Way back in 2012 – four governments ago – Attorney General Nicola Roxon proposed that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) be required to retain some of

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