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Building your own arcade games machine – the ultimate geek project?

If your love of computer games extends back past the current generation of consoles and handheld gadgets then there might be a room for DIY arcade machine in your home. While the mobile revolution has forever changed the face of… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - Entertainment, Gaming, Home Gadgets |
Last Updated:2014-08-29

Samsung Galaxy Tab S: iPad Killer, or just more filler?

Samsung was the first firm to try to take on the iPad juggernaut with the original Galaxy Tab device, way back in 2010. Since then, the Korean firm has produced near countless iterations of Galaxy Tab concepts, most of which… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - Android |
Last Updated:2014-08-28
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Are customers slipping between your fingers?

Are customers slipping between your fingers? Whatever your industry, as a rule of thumb it’s far more expensive to acquire a new customer than it is to keep an existing one. Putting some time and effort into a customer retention… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - Business IT |
Last Updated:2014-08-28
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Can’t remember where you’ve been? Google can.

Can’t remember where you’ve been? Google can. From its beginnings as yet another search engine amongst many, Google’s risen to be a serious player on the technology stage, primarily due to one resource it values above all else. That resource… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - Android, Google, The Web |
Last Updated:2014-08-28
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What is my metadata and why does the government want to keep it?

Australia’s intelligence agencies want to track your digital footprints, but your browsing history is safe – at least for now. Australia’s spy agencies tend to lurk in the shadows, but the recent debate over a national data retention scheme has… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - Interesting Facts, Latest Stories, Security |
Last Updated:2014-08-28
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Buying cheap technology could cost you a lot

Technology can be expensive. Undeniably, there’s been a real downwards curve in the absolute access price of technology over the life of the microprocessor. All the way back in 1977, an Apple II computer — quite cutting edge at the… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - PC Help |
Last Updated:2014-08-28
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Could an uninterruptible power supply save the day?

If your business needs to stay up and running when the power goes down, then an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) might make a sensible investment. These days electricity is something most of us take for granted, but anything from a… Continue reading →

No Comments | Categories - Business IT, PC Help |
Last Updated:2014-08-28

LG G3: Premium offering without the premium price

LG, as a smartphone brand, isn’t one that’s instantly synonymous with the high end. There’s no shortage of budget-priced LG Android handsets you can buy, and within that space, there are some solid value offerings. In the premium space, however,… Continue reading →

2 Comments | Categories - Android, Mobile Phones |
Last Updated:2014-08-28

Chromecast brings online movie rentals to your television

If you want to hire movies online and watch them on the biggest screen in your home, Google’s Chromecast is the cheapest and easiest way to bridge the gap between your television and the internet. The ability to hire movies… Continue reading →

2 Comments | Categories - Entertainment, Google, Home Gadgets |
Last Updated:2014-08-28
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2G or not 2G? That’s no longer the question

There’s something reassuring about slightly older mobile phones. I’m thinking here of the type of phones that Nokia used to make millions of. Sure, they had numbering schemes that only those with astrophysics degrees could actively remember, and the screens… Continue reading →

3 Comments | Categories - Mobile Phones |
Last Updated:2014-08-28