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3D printers make landfall as Officeworks delivers first

January 31, 2014

Printing pretty pictures on paper may have been the thing to do ten or twenty years ago, but this year, Australians can move the power of printing to the third dimension, and Officeworks has the goods to prove it.

The National set to stream on YouTube for those without tickets

January 31, 2014

Saturday nights don’t always bring rock concerts for all of us, and if you’re stuck at home on the second weekend of February with nothing to do, YouTube will be airing a rock concert that should be just like being there.

Soniq moves to three year warranties, though no word on budget 4K (yet)

January 30, 2014

JB HiFi’s house brand of TVs isn’t quite moving to the Ultra HD world yet, but it does have a different surprise in store for customers, and that’s one based in the world of longer lasting warranties.

Lenovo buys Motorola from Google, will this return Motorola to Australia?

January 30, 2014

When a big company buys another, it’s generally for a reason, and when Google snatched Motorola from the grips of death, that was patents. Now, Lenovo is flexing some monetary muscle with a similar purchase of its own.

Hands-on with Apple’s all-new Mac Pro

January 30, 2014

Apple hasn’t just redesigned the desktop computer, it has totally reimagined it, and before we write our full review, we’re spending some time with the shiny black tube that is the new Mac Pro.

Kambrook improves its portable pizza producer

January 30, 2014

Here at GadgetGuy, everyone around the office keeps asking the reviews department to make a pizza or two, but if like them, you haven’t discovered how easy it is to make this food, Kambrook has built a solution that makes it hard to fail.

Olympus adds an OM-D for casual and novice photographers in the E-M10

January 29, 2014

If the idea of an SLR-inspired compact has your attention, but you don’t want to spend more than a grand, Olympus has a new one in the mix, and from our early hands-on, it’s a lovely little camera.

Toshiba’s first Chromebook priced and available locally

January 29, 2014

The web browser-based operating system that is Google’s Chrome OS is beginning to provide an interesting entry point for new computer owners, particularly those that rely heavily on the web, and Toshiba wants in, releasing its first Chromebook in Australia.

Asus adds an Android 8 inch for tablet tribes

January 29, 2014

Not everyone needs a tablet, but those of you love the portable touchscreen that is a tablet have a new one to pick from, with Asus bring its first 8 inch model to Australia.

LEGO comes to Google’s Chrome, time wasting just got serious

January 29, 2014

Time wasters have a new contender with something that was not only made in Australia, but lets all adults be kids once again, and without leaving their desks.

Fujifilm builds a mirrorless with looks to kill

January 29, 2014

Camera companies are getting better and better at building interchangeable lens cameras to match a compact size, and Fujifilm’s latest not only looks retrolicious, but features specs to satisfy plenty of photographers.

Hands-on with the Linksys EA6900 802.11ac router

January 28, 2014

Linksys may not have been first in Australia with an 802.11ac router, but the Belkin-owned company now has something ready. So is it any good?

Wearable technology: a 2020 perspective

January 25, 2014

It’s 2020, and wearable technology is as ubiquitous in people’s lives as the mobile phone. Here’s our insight into how it happened, and why the hot new gadget category of 2014 may develop into a real stayer.

Pakman redefines the post box with automatic notifications

January 24, 2014

We’ve all ordered something that we desperately wanted, only to realise that we need to go to work and make a living, rather than wait at home for that box to arrive. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a mailbox to say your present is here?

IK makes a mobile mic for mobile music makers

January 24, 2014

You can do lots of neat things with a phone and tablet. You can surf the web. You can work on documents. You can even make music, and that last one is getting a boost with a new mobile microphone coming shortly.

Kogan preps a budget 3G tablet for 7 inch surfing wherever

January 23, 2014

If the idea of a tablet with its own internet connection anywhere gets your attention, but the price of other 3G tablets turns you off, Kogan may soon have something to grab your interest.

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