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Lenovo’s transforming IdeaTab S2110 tablet to miss Australia

July 31, 2012

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Lenovo kindly introduced us to a new member of its family, with a tablet that took a page from the Asus Transformer design and offered up 20 hours of battery life. It's now the middle of the year and we're seeing plenty of tablets make their way to store shelves… so where is this one?

Optus goes high speed, delivers 4G to business customers

July 31, 2012

This week, Optus has joined Telstra in delivering high speed mobile broadband access to regions of Australia, taking advantage of a fourth-generation mobile network.

Apple leaves old users searching for Snow Leopard

July 31, 2012

One of the requirements of Apple's newly released Mountain Lion operating system is that it needs a certain level of Mac OS installed before you can upgrade to it, but what do you do if Apple no longer sells that step?

Asus makes the PadFone available to Aussies, $999 for a phone and a tablet

July 31, 2012

Some people aren't sure whether they need a phone and a tablet, so Asus is trying to bridge those more than ever, with the announcement of the PadFone coming to Australia.

Canon wants people to print from mobiles with new MFCs

July 30, 2012

Families looking for a way to print wirelessly from their phone and tablet can find it in a couple of new printers being announced from Canon.

The hottest toys for the 2012 Christmas season previewed

July 27, 2012

One of the world's biggest toy makers has given GadgetGuy a preview of what's new and awesome, and heading to stores for Aussie younglings this Christmas. Start making your wish-lists now.

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.8, Lion takes to the mountains

July 26, 2012

The next evolution of Apple's operating system has arrived, with Mac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion" being rolled out around the world with an upgrade fee that's not much more than a CD.

Kinect to connect kids with Cookie Monster and cubs

July 26, 2012

Last year, Microsoft told us that it had plans to make the Kinect more friendly for kids, and now they're showing us the goods, with September the time that your kids can finally play with Elmo and Grover and bears, oh my!

Panasonic’s G5 announced, skips a generation

July 25, 2012

Like it did with its last G series model, Panasonic will skip a digit in its naming convention and move the G3 straight to a G5 when its next flagship Micro Four Thirds camera lands locally in just a few weeks.

Why Apple’s new iPod dock connection makes sense

July 24, 2012

Rumours from pretty much every outlet are confirming that the yet-announced iPhone 5 will have a redesigned iPod dock port, much to the annoyance of anyone who has ever bought an iPod dock. While we know some people will be a little ticked off, there is method to Apple's madness.

802.11ac look out: there’s a faster WiFi standard coming

July 24, 2012

Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, one of the leading wireless developers unleashed a new standard on the world: 802.11ac is three times faster than 802.11n, the standard in the past few years. With devices now just adding the new WiFi tech, it only seems fitting that a follow-up is being talked about for next year.

Canon joins the party with its own mirror-less (finally)

July 23, 2012

With an "M" for "mini" or "micro," the new EOS M is Canon's belated attempt at gaining a foothold in the mirror-less interchangeable market, finally giving the big C a compact camera with a big heart.

Westpac offers iCustomers a new way to pay

July 23, 2012

When the Commonwealth Bank launched a new business platform last week, we wondered why we didn't see more banks release digital solutions. Hearing the call out, Westpac has now unveiled a new app for customers with an iPad aimed at making mobile banking friendlier to customers.

Pure drops wires and goes AirPlay with new Contour

July 23, 2012

One of the world's leading makers of wireless music and radio devices is dropping the cord and allows its customers to play music over the air, with the latest Pure Contour dock supporting Apple AirPlay.

LG dishes a 4K TV, you’ll need a plane ticket to buy it

July 20, 2012

Anyone after a TV with a picture quality greater than any other available television may have to travel to Korea, as LG has a product that measures 213 centimetres diagonally and features a breathtaking 4K resolution coming out shortly.

Panasonic talks up new phones with built-in baby monitors

July 20, 2012

We've certainly seen our fair share of home phone evolutions this week, what with Telstra's new tablet-based home phone arriving, but Panasonic has a different approach on how the digital telephone should evolve.

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