Apple Watch: More than just a timepiece

Apple sells its Apple Watch as something of a fashion statement. That’s clear from the fact that while the technology at the heart of the Apple Watch remains constant, you can spend from $499 up to a wallet-busting $24,000 on… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-05-04

Will Simple IP Cameras Keep You Secure?

The use of internet-enabled video for security purposes is nothing new, but in recent years there’s been an explosion of cheap IP-based cameras, primarily because there’s been a confluence of generally-improving broadband to carry higher quality video along with significantly… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-27
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Netflix finally delivers on the promise of Ultra HD

As Netflix Ultra HD-compatible televisions arrive in Australia, we can finally put all those extra pixels to good use. It’s almost three years since Ultra HD televisions first hit Australian shelves, offerings screens four-times sharper than the 1080p resolution of… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-24

Dropbox with Microsoft Office integration might keep your business in business

Rather than just use Dropbox as a safe place to back up all your important business documents, now it’s easier to keep working in Dropbox when disaster strikes. Whatever business you’re in, it’s difficult to overstate the importance of backing… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-23
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Moore’s Law: How Long Can It Keep Ticking?

Think of technology fifty years ago, and you probably don’t think of anything as being “technology” at all, although of course it is in itself an incredibly broad term that could encompass any tool that anyone’s used since the dawn… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-20

MacBook Pro 15: Small changes can mean a lot

Apple recently updated its laptop lines with new models of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and the revitalisation of the MacBook line in an ultra-slim, somewhat pricey chassis that, like iPads and iPhones, will come in a variety of colours…. Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-13

Australia’s piracy crackdown is coming as iiNet loses Dallas Buyers Club case

The day of reckoning is approaching for Aussies who prefer the BitTorrent channel over paying for movies. Movie houses have been tracking illegal file-sharing for quite some time. They can trace BitTorrent traffic back to the IP address allocated to… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-10
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Make sure your website is ready for Google’s new mobile search rules

If your business website isn’t mobile-friendly then you’re about to slide down the rankings when people search from their smartphone or tablet. Whatever business you’re in, a high Google search ranking is critical. Whether customers are looking for a panel… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-09

Microsoft Surface 3: Mid-range power at last?

Since its inception, Microsoft’s run its Surface tablet/laptop hybrid lines along two distinct lines. The Pro lines have always effectively been high-end laptops in a tablet form factor, with prices to suit. They’re exceptionally nicely designed machines, but you do… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-04-07

Meerkat and Periscope make us all TV journalists

The image of a TV news reporter is one that you’re probably quite familiar with. It’s almost a cliche; someone at the scene of something newsworthy, shouting into a microphone either for a direct news report or a live cross…. Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-03-30