GadgetGuy 2015 back-to-school laptop guide

January 30, 2015

The last week of January marks the first week that kids have of school, and that means it’s time to start thinking of computers to buy for the kids, as well as the software to go with it.

Eyes-on exclusive: Qantas and Samsung partner in a VR first

January 30, 2015

With Qantas and Samsung Australia's recent announcement to bring selected Qantas First customers and First Class lounges a virtual reality entertainment experience, we visited Qantas's Alexandria facility to test it out.

Sony’s Music Unlimited ends, collaboration with Spotify begins

January 30, 2015

Sony’s all-you-can-hear music services has been around for a while, but it won’t be for much longer, as the company signals the end of Music Unlimited to work with Spotify instead.

Qantas, Samsung team up to deliver VR in the friendly skies

January 30, 2015

The idea of virtual reality may be foreign to most, but if you’re about to head out on a long trip and you need something to take your mind off being high in the sky, Samsung’s Gear VR might just do the trick.

BlackBerry’s Classic finds its way to Telstra in 2015

January 29, 2015

Good news if you love BlackBerry and yearn for something new, because Australians will be able to get their mitts on a new phone made in the image of the older phones. That’s (the) Classic, BlackBerry.

Kingston rings in Chinese New Year with USB drive

January 29, 2015

Everyone has a different way of celebrating the new year. You might eat a lot of food, possibly a moon cake, but if you’re Kingston, you apparently release a USB drive.

Pandora delivers specialised iPhone experience to BMWs, Android coming

January 28, 2015

The make-your-own-radio service that is Pandora is always improving, as are other online music services, but this year, Pandora is talking to anyone who drives a recent BMW.

Shimano makes an action camera for the fishing folks

January 28, 2015

We’ve seen action cameras used in all sorts of places — skiing, surfing, snowboarding, random jumps off cliffs and into the water — and now fishing is set to get the tech to make captures possible.

Worst passwords for 2014 revealed: yes, 123456 is one of them

January 23, 2015

When it comes to passwords, some people just don’t understand that they should be something that takes a little bit of effort to guess, and isn’t just the first six or eight numbers you can prattle off. And yet, the worst passwords of the year indicate some people still haven’t learned.

Samsung kills the basic LCD on printers, replaces it with Android

January 23, 2015

Those of you who still use printers for small business and larger are probably used to that one line of monochrome text popping up on the screen, alerting you of a printer jam, but Samsung is going to provide more information this year with an Android tablet.

LG brings Lollipop to G3, here’s what it looks like

January 23, 2015

When you don’t have a lot of flagship devices, an update is a big deal. Case in point, LG’s G3, which today is getting a little sweeter thanks to Android 5.0, which is rolling out now.

Microsoft shows off Windows 10, HoloLens with augmented reality computing

January 22, 2015

The next version of Windows is almost here, with Microsoft revealing more about Windows 10, an OS that skips a number and unites a bunch of devices under one operating system.

Vodafone takes 4G home with a 32-device dongle

January 21, 2015

While we’re all waiting for the National Broadband Network to be little more than words from the mouths of politicians, some people want more speed than what ADSL2 can offer, and if that’s you, Vodafone has something that could do the job.

Ultimate Ears takes rock roots to a Megaboom

January 21, 2015

With the release of a new speaker from Ultimate Ears, we look back at what started the company, and why it puts so much work into making its speakers something special.

Panasonic cuts a mirrorless camera down to selfie size in the GF7

January 21, 2015

A new interchangeable lens camera is on the way for people who prefer a smaller camera and want to take selfies, as Panasonic shrinks its G series mirror-less to hand-sized this year.

D-Link makes TVs out of Android phones and tablets

January 20, 2015

Video-on-demand may be gradually impeding the world of broadcast TV, but many of us still switch on every night, and with a new gadget on the way, we might even be able to do it from any place we have our phones and tablets.

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