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End of financial year – the perfect time to upgrade your tech

June 12, 2018

The $20,000 instant asset write-off has been extended until 1 July 2019. Great news for small business, especially if you use it wisely. You need

The GadgetGuy talks takeover of the robots!

July 13, 2016

Our resident gadget expert Peter Blasina talks all about the takeover of robots on 612ABC Brisbane. Time to bow down to our robot masters? Listen

Marley takes wood in-ear without the splinters

June 9, 2016

A new pair of earphones is on the way from the acoustic-friendly House of Marley brand, as the company pushes past plastic for a wooden style of in-ears accented in metal.

Linksys gets 802.11ac into small modem routers

May 2, 2016

Wireless may well be ubiquitous in 802.11n, but there are better, faster, and stronger connection speeds out there, and they’re even arriving in smaller devices.

Telstra goes down, but your downloads on Sunday go up

February 10, 2016

This week, Telstra suffered a pretty serious outage, cutting mobile and data services on Tuesday. If you were affected, you’re probably angry, but on Sunday, you can take out your frustrations with free data.

Happy New Year from the GadgetGuy team

January 1, 2016

From all of us here at GadgetGuy, we hope you had a top and safe New Year's Eve heading into an excellent beginning to the new year. Yes, 2016 is here.

Happy Holidays from GadgetGuy

December 25, 2015

It's Christmas Day here in Australia, and everyone here at GadgetGuy wants to wish you a merry Christmas, the happiest of holidays, and all that jazz.

Oppo puts the phablet on a diet with the R7s

December 17, 2015

If you like a big phone but you prefer it both slim and large, a mid-range model might be what the wallet prefers.

Telstra’s Air goes free for all Telstra customers (for now)

December 15, 2015

The next six months should be mighty interesting if you’re a Telstra customer, with the telco opening up its nationwide WiFi network to all mobile customers, not just the ones on its BigPond internet service.

Presto puts Big Bang Theory online with a bang of a game

December 10, 2015

The news this week isn’t just about Star Wars, as the geeky game of rock, paper, scissors gets updated for a special tournament happening this weekend in Sydney and Melbourne.

Study says parents aware of online bullying, education may be the answer

November 30, 2015

A new study is out, and the news isn’t particularly good if you have kids, with the boffins at Kaspersky Lab’s security group finding out that parents might be just as in the dark on cyberbullying as the very kids being bullied.

Kambrook to churn through fibre with speedy smoothie maker

November 27, 2015

The portable blender world is now in full swing, or full blend, anyway, and the sister company of Breville is keen to show budget brands who’s boss.

Asus ZenWatch gets a sequel in time for the holidays

November 26, 2015

Just in case you thought the only smartwatches to consider for gifts were the ones out in stores, Asus is ready with a sequel to its classy ZenWatch model.

Bang & Olufsen celebrates 90, reveals one insane speaker

November 25, 2015

Luxury brand Bang & Olufsen has been building its high-end gear for almost a century, and in its 90th year, we’re seeing something truly special come out of its design studios.

Study shows disconnect between kids and parents online

November 20, 2015

According to a new study, only one in five parents are concerned about what their kids are getting up to online, and most aren’t talking about cyber safety. When education is one of the key solutions, this might be a troubling fact.

Samsung’s Note 5 gets more space (if you don’t own it)

November 18, 2015

We weren’t too impressed that Samsung decided its Galaxy Note 5 should only come in 32GB, souring what was otherwise an excellent phone. Fortunately, the company has seen the light.

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