Tag "back to school"

Paper begins to fade as tablets take over from textbooks

January 27, 2016

You always knew it was going to happen, and in 2016, it looks like textbooks are finally meeting their maker, with Telstra revealing researching showing that the old school book is finally biting the dust.

GadgetGuy’s back-to-school computer guide for 2016

January 20, 2016

With the school holidays nearing the end, it’s time to think about what to do about the sproglets and their technology needs. What should you buy? We’ll tell you that, and then some, covering where you can even score free software from.

Acer sticks with Google Chrome OS for laps, desks

January 5, 2016

Acer makes a bunch of computers, and most of these tend to get Windows on them, but if you prefer your machines to be made for the web without the threat of most viruses, two models from Acer coming this year could suit.

Acer ready for school ahead of 2016

November 17, 2015

Christmas may well be the next holiday you buy for, but the next computer you look at will probably be for back to school, and ahead of late January’s return to school, Acer has two new laptops ready.

Asus updates the T100, now with USB Type-C, lower price

November 5, 2015

Two years on, Asus has decided to update one of the better Windows 8 hybrids it released, and the good news is that it’s not only looks better, it’s also a little less exy, too.

Microsoft Office updated for a cloud-friendly 2013

January 30, 2013

It's been three years since Microsoft updated its popular office suite for Windows, and here we are in 2013 with a new version, redesigned to match the new look of Microsoft's latest operating system and take advantage of that thing we call the cloud.

iDraw: replacing pen and paper with stylus and tablet

February 2, 2012

Tablets can do a lot of cool things: they can let you surf the web with your fingers, they can play movies, and they can even provide a great gaming experience. But did you know you can also use a tablet for drawing?