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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

How can you watch Netflix on your television?

Now that Netflix is a legit Australian service, how can you get it into your lounge room? Australians have been sneaking into Netflix for years but now the US streaming giant has finally opened its doors locally. As of March… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-03-27

Apple continues the cable crackdown with USBC

The new MacBook is almost down to a single connector as Apple continues to banish supposedly legacy features from its super-thin notebooks. Apple tends to lead the way when it comes to ditching old technologies from computers, which might be… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-03-26

Will TPG’s buyout of iiNet change the ISP landscape?

TPG caused shockwaves recently when it announced that it intends to buy a 100 per cent controlling stake in rival internet service provider (ISP) iiNet. The deal’s set to be worth $8.60 per share, and places iiNet’s total value at… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-03-23
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Apple: Watches, Laptops and a cord-free future?

Apple recently announced the long-awaited availability of its Apple Watch smartwatch device. For those interested, it works with iOS devices as a notifications and tracking device, and will cost from $499 for the entry level “Sport” model all the way… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-03-16