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Move over Google Maps – HERE now on Samsung

31 August 2014 in Mobility

Nokia has signed a deal to provide its HERE maps to Samsung. The initial deal is for devices running the…

Windows takes shine off Chrome

30 August 2014 in Home IT

Microsoft has dealt a potential deathblow to Google’s Chrome offering its Windows 8.1 x86/64 free on Chrome style notebooks and…

The Surface Pro 3 is right for work - not bad for play either

30 August 2014 in Computers

The Surface Pro 3 hit Australian retailers’ shelves on Thursday 28 August, 2014. While not ‘walking out the door’ initial…

Apple iPhone 5 battery recall – some not lasting the distance

30 August 2014 in Mobility

A number of iPhone 5 sold between its launch in September 2012 and January 2013 are failing to charge properly…

HP recalls faulty power cords – fire hazard

30 August 2014 in Home IT

The recall affects AC power cords used with AC adapters shipped with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers,…

Australia's best ICT innovators celebrated at iAwards

29 August 2014 in Enterprise Staff

Australia’s national iAward winners have been announced, celebrating our best and most innovative ICT professionals including CIO of the year…

Google testing drones with Queensland farmers

29 August 2014 in Development

Tech giant Google isn't letting Amazon have all the fun with drones, announcing its research laboratory has been testing drones…

Xiaomi destroying Samsung in China

29 August 2014 in Mobility

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is continuing to dominate the Chinese smartphone market, holding the top spot for the fourth consecutive month,…

Russian hackers attack anti-US supporters

29 August 2014 in Security

A Russian self-proclaimed hacker community is stealing user data by pretending the software was designed to attack Western governments and…

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Windows Phone 8.1 - more pervasive and persuasive

30 August 2014 in Mobility

It is one of the lowest cost, fully featured smartphones available in Australia – at A$149 Microsoft’s Lumia 530 is…

Google's self-driving cars: What it still can't do

29 August 2014 in Automotive

Google is still testing its robotic (self-driving) car, however there are many problems still to be worked out before it…

Kodak Alaris is turning its focus to Australia

29 August 2014 in Strategy

After concentrating on the US and western European markets, imaging vendor Kodak Alaris is looking to expand its Australian presence.

Film companies want US-style system to penalise downloaders

29 August 2014 in Open Sauce

The copyright industry's response to the government's proposal to curb the unauthorised downloading of online content remains the same as…

Malloy Hoverbike: It's not your old-fashion bicycle (or helicopter)

28 August 2014 in Automotive

Malloy Aeronautics has developed a drone that is a combination of a helicopter and a bicycle. They call it a…

CA ANZ living up to Hope's hopes

28 August 2014 in Listed Tech

The recently appointed managing director of CA Technologies' ANZ operation is finding her job "very rewarding" and speaks warmly of…

iiNet's Lync service uses Parallels Automation

28 August 2014 in Cloud

iiNet's new hosted Lync service relies on Parallels Automation for provisioning.

It's a dog day afternoon for GoPro

28 August 2014 in Mobility

Cat photos have long been the Internet's best friend but it's time for dogs to finally have their time in…

Victoria University eyes big data with new learning platform

28 August 2014 in Data

Melbourne's Victoria University has switched on its new learning management platform, Brightspace, to 40,000 students across both TAFE and higher…

NBN Co hit 2014 targets

28 August 2014 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co has announced that it achieved its targets for the 2014 financial year, and expects to double the number…

PBX220: small in size, big in features

28 August 2014 in Business Technology

The Speedytel PBX220 packs a lot of functionality into a small box.

Surface Pro 3 hits stores and selected offices

28 August 2014 in Mobility

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 - the tablet that thinks it's a notebook, or perhaps vice versa - has arrived in…

ESA decides on 5 possible landing sites for Rosetta onto comet

27 August 2014 in Space

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft is in parking orbit around the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. With a landing scheduled in…

It’sa Merc! Mercedes Benz in Mario Kart 8 new updates

27 August 2014 in Entertainment

The most popular game on the Wii U gets two new downloadable content packs available for pre-order now.

Landesk expanding with new reseller for Australian market

27 August 2014 in Strategy

Switzerland-based global IT solutions and asset management vendor LANDESK has appointed a new Australian-based reseller to support what it says…

International call costs affecting productivity: survey

28 August 2014 in Business Technology

It's not just you. Other companies find the cost of international roaming and overseas calls puts a crimp on productivity.

Apple offers free battery replacement to some iPhone 5 owners

27 August 2014 in Mobility

It's not a recall, but Apple has offered to replace the battery in certain iPhone 5 handsets.