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Oppo introduces the world’s thinnest smartphone (but with no headphone jack)

How thin a phone do you need? If you pass off everything today as being too thick, something else is coming, but you’ll have to be prepared to make a sacrifice or two.

4:38 pm 30/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Thinking thin: Apple’s iPad Air 2 reviewed

A new year means a new iPad, and here we are with another model ready for consumers to take home. Is the latest iteration Apple’s best, and does it have what it takes to survive the onslaught of tablet competitors heading its way?

3:35 pm 29/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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D-Link’s next modem router goes for reach with Viper edition

Wireless routers often compete on performance, and D-Link’s Viper aims to do just that, boasting antennas and speed to boot.

4:05 pm 28/10/2014 By Staff writers
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Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus reviewed

Apple has steered clear of tablet-sized phones for a while now, leaving it to Samsung and other manufacturers, but now Apple is here with a phablet of its own. Is the iPhone 6 Plus the best big phone of the lot?

1:20 pm 23/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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iPad now the thinnest tablet with Air 2

There’s a new definition of thin in town, at least in how it applies to tablets, as Apple builds the world’s thinnest tablet, hitting 6.1mm.

11:14 am 17/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Aussie design house firms up Apple’s iPhone, stops #bendgate with a case

While the tale of Apple’s bendy iPhone 6 Plus seems to be more talked about than seen, a design company from Melbourne has seen it as an opportunity to capitalise on the design fault with a design win in the form of a new case.

11:20 am 15/10/2014 By Staff writers
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Review: Moto G (2014, G2)

Big phones are in, and to go with that trend, Motorola is upgrading one of its entry-level handsets, increasing the screen size of its G series phone to make it a sub-$300 5 inch handset, but is the G2 better or just a bigger version of the same?

2:31 pm 14/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Sony’s Z3 Compact now rated for rural Australia

Not everywhere in Australia has the same support for mobile coverage as the big cities do, and rural Aussies are often left out from the choice of new handsets due to operational differences, but at least there’s a new phone to choose from, and it’s a pretty good one.

11:15 am 14/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Apple announcing something October 17, what will it be?

The invite has gone out, and now we just have to wait, as Apple’s regular end of year showcase is set to happen, but what will it be: a new iPad, a new Mac, or something else that has been long overdue for an update?

9:11 am 09/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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You little beauty: Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact reviewed

Smartphones may well be getting bigger, but Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact aims to show people that a smartphone doesn’t need to be big to be powerful, boasting high-end specs in a small-scale body.

5:26 pm 07/10/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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