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Review: Toshiba Encore 8

We’ve seen plenty of 10 inch tablets, but Toshiba is trying an 8 incher of its own, and it will even let you play with all those Windows apps you already own.

10:48 am 07/04/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Dell toughens up, applies pressure to other tough notebook computers

For years, Panasonic has held the benchmark in regards to rugged computers, but that looks set to change, with Dell announcing new laptops that can be dropped not just from waist level, but also a few stories up.

5:04 pm 03/04/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Belkin lets the cat out of the bag for Samsung’s new Tabs

New Galaxy Tabs are on the way from Samsung, but news of their local arrival hasn’t come from Samsung, with accessory maker Belkin bringing it to our attention first.

4:23 pm 03/04/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Windows update to make Windows 8.1 more useful to those without touchscreens

When Microsoft brought out the Windows 8.1 update, it returned the Start button that so many had missed. But it didn’t quite help make everything easier, not the way people expected it to, especially those without touch screens. Fortunately, the big M is rectifying this.

10:14 am 03/04/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

No fooling: Apple set to rise App Store prices

Today may well be the day of jokes, but if a report we’re reading is true, you won’t be laughing at what Apple has planned.

11:06 am 01/04/2014 By Staff writers

Aldi’s Medion brand brings a hybrid tablet to supermarkets

Aldi’s Medion brand doesn’t come out with releases as often as other computer brands, but if you’re in the market for a new tablet computer, you might be able to grab it with your groceries.

11:39 am 25/03/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Samsung’s massive Note Pro tablet priced for Australia, and we’re going hands-on

For some people, the 10.1 inch tablets available today just aren’t big enough. They want something bigger. Samsung, though, appears happy to cater for them with the release of 12.2 inch tablet. Is it big enough?

11:27 am 20/03/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

GlobalGig goes for the bill shock jugular

Overseas trips can be a burden for families, businesspeople — anyone, really — thanks to our ongoing requirement of data, and how much telcos like to charge for the privilege, but Aussie start-up GlobalGig hopes to improve things substantially.

10:28 am 14/03/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Acer brings touch to a Chromebook and a tiny tablet

Portable computers look set to improve this month, as Acer releases a budget tablet destined to take on Apple’s iPad Mini, and a new Chromebook that lets gives your fingers some more fun.

1:40 pm 12/03/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

Hands-on with Belkin’s even more “ultimate” keyboard case for 2014

If peripheral maker Belkin has its way, you’ll never change tablet keyboards again. The company tried to make that happen with last year’s “Ultimate Keyboard,” a name that wasn’t quite indicative of the product, though it was still quite good. Belkin is back, though, with an even more ultimate keyboard than before.

11:47 am 10/03/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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