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One makes three: HTC releases third “One” handset

June 29, 2012

Not long after HTC has released its top tier One X and One XL handsets, the company is talking up it's new HTC One S, a handset that brings in a smaller screen size and a metal body to create a handset that "is the ultimate combination of powerful technology and impressive style."

Google takes the tablet: from $249 for a 7 inch Droid

June 28, 2012

Search engine giant Google may have made the operating system to take the tablet fight to Apple, but it's never had its own tablet in the game, that is until now.

McAfee launches nationwide program to teach kids and parents about cyber-security

June 27, 2012

Kids and teens are putting themselves and their online security at risk, according to a new survey by McAfee, and a new national education program aims to fix this, involving parents in the education.

Dell adds two Ultrabooks: aluminium, Ivy Bridge, and up to 11 hours battery life

June 27, 2012

A few weeks ago, Intel officially launched its new and improvement processor range, and now manufacturers have been updating their machines for the occasion. Dell has just thrown two more machines out there, with the new XPS 14 and 15 boasting slick design, solid metal build, and performance improvements.

Router settings made easier with Cisco’s Linksys Smart WiFi devices

June 27, 2012

One of the more irritating aspects of setting up a home network has been how you go about kid- and family-proofing it, but Cisco's range of Linksys routers is trying to take the guesswork out by letting you control a network with a smartphone or tablet.

Inspired by city-dwellers: new Philips headphones take an urban approach

June 26, 2012

Headphones and earbuds aren't the same pure black or white things we wore a decade ago, and Philips aims to prove it, with a new range of headphones developed and inspired by the hustle and bustle of the big smoke.

FitBit arrives locally: $120 to track exercise and sleep

June 26, 2012

Can't shake the kilos and want technology to help? FitBit has finally arrived in Australia, allowing you to skip the international shipping and buy the wireless and social health tracker locally.

Sony grabs Google TV: exclusive with Bravia purchases… for now

June 25, 2012

Launched almost two years ago in the States, Google's competitor to Apple TV has been missing in action in Australia, but that looks set to change with Sony bringing the box down under.

Nintendo super-sizes the 3DS with an XL model

June 25, 2012

How do you like your portable gaming? Big? Extra big? If that last one sounds like your cup of tea, Nintendo has put the finishing touches on an extra-large 3DS.

Hands-on with the Libratone Lounge: a wireless speaker covered in fine Italian wool

June 22, 2012

It's a cat scratching post, or is it a posh speaker? That's the question Libratone practically asks of you when the box is opened on the Libratone Lounge, a wireless speaker that's likely to get the attention of people after premium sound with a unique design.

BenQ ups quality: better tech means happier customers

June 22, 2012

Computer monitors aren't a popular topic for most, but if you've ever complained about the colour and viewing angles of your desktop's screen, BenQ's latest announcement is sure to grab your attention.

Microsoft previews Windows Phone 8: bright, colourful and like the desktop OS

June 22, 2012

Microsoft's next generation of Windows isn't all about making the notebook and desktop more touch-friendly; the company plans to unify the Windows experience and bring everything together, making the Windows Phone experience more connected.

Telstra takes on Spotify with unmetered MOG

June 21, 2012

Keen to try an all-you-can-eat music subscription service? You already have a lot to choose from, but now Telstra has joined up with yet another service, this one offering free mobile downloads when you have a Telstra mobile connection.

Plantronics gives you more reason to ditch the cord

June 21, 2012

Bluetooth earpieces generally aren't given a good look by consumers because they're not good for playing back music, but a new pair of earphones from Plantronics aims to change that and give you a good reason to never go back to the corded earphone again.

Western Digital designs a router that knows when you’re streaming movies

June 20, 2012

One of the largest hard drive companies is trying its hand at something different, with Western Digital developing a new wireless router that not only knows when you're watching movies or playing online games, but can improve the download speed to match.

Kogan makes your old TV smart for $99 with Android

June 20, 2012

If you bought a TV before 2010, there's a good chance that your set can't check out the variety of services available on the Internet. But Australian e-tailer Kogan has a fix for that, offering a serving of Ice Cream Sandwich for any brand of television.

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