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Envy HP’s x2 – perhaps on the Surface

26 October 2014 in Home IT

HP has released the Envy x2 ‘detachable’ in 13.3 and 15.6” screen sizes. These are versatile Ultrabook ‘detachables’ at a…

Windows 10: New Build Arrives, Two Factor Authentication coming

25 October 2014 in Business Software

A new build, 9860, of the Windows 10 Technical Preview has arrived with nearly 7000 mostly behind-the-scenes updates, fixes, improvements…

Cortana comes to Oz

25 October 2014 in Mobility

To use Cortana you have to turn her on – or so says the ‘how to’. Windows Phone voice assistant…

Google’s Page pitches Pichai as new No.2

25 October 2014 in People Moves

Google’s CEO, Larry Page, has promoted Chrome, Android and Google apps chief Sundar Pichai to a new No.2 spot with…

Presto’s legal medicine for the Dallas Buyers Club

25 October 2014 in Entertainment

With piracy of the Dallas Buyers Club in the news, Foxtel has announced the Oscar-winning movie is available to watch…

Symantec gives $260,000 to beyondblue

24 October 2014 in Strategy

Depression and anxiety charity beyondblue today received a further donation of $260,000 from software giant Symantec.

Motorola’s 360 smart watch rolls into Australia Oct 31

24 October 2014 in Mobility

Motorola had taken its time getting its round Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch on sale in the US, and while…

Three new Toshiba tablets and notebooks turn up at retail

23 October 2014 in Mobility

Here’s a tip - if you’re looking for the latest and greatest from Toshiba, its just-launched new range may well…

Intuit says new releases open global SMB market to Aussie developers

23 October 2014 in Accounting Software

The big US online accounting software provider Intuit, which entered the Australian market in its own right just over one…

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Alien – 35th Anniversary Blu-ray box set

26 October 2014 in Entertainment

In space nobody can hear you scream, but thankfully this planet has an atmosphere that can convey audio content from…

AbracaJabra – magic headphones!

26 October 2014 in Entertainment

Jabra’s new Evolve headphones are intended for corporate use, in call centres and crowded offices. But they’re pretty good for…

China tests spacecraft for future manned Moon mission

24 October 2014 in Space

On Friday, October 24, 2014, the Chinese launched an unmanned spacecraft toward the Moon as part of its plans to…

Intel CEO to deliver CES 2015 keynote

24 October 2014 in Home IT

Intel’s CEO, Brian Krzanich, will give a keynote on January 6 at 4.30pm Las Vegas time to the assembled global…

Telstra’s iPad pricing tips up: Air 2, Mini 3

24 October 2014 in Mobility

Telstra is now selling the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 with Wi-Fi + Cellular at select stores and…

UltraServe goes for growth with Hybris Extend partnership

24 October 2014 in Cloud

Sydney-based managed cloud services company UltraServe has signed up as a managed public cloud provider for Hybris Software – a…

Video: Watch a leech suck in a worm like spaghetti

23 October 2014 in Biology

While hiking in Borneo, a tourist captures video of a "carnivorous leech eating a giant jungle worm".  

Epson buyers score AFC Asian Cup tickets

23 October 2014 in Print Solutions

Epson is capitalising on its sponsorship of the AFC Asian Cup soccer competition by offering free tickets to printer buyers.

My Film Bag puts an end to dusty x-rays

23 October 2014 in Cloud

A Melbourne startup makes it easy for medical imaging specialists to provide online access to x rays, scans and other…

Roy Morgan tie-up boosts Yahoo7 ad targeting options

23 October 2014 in Business Technology

Targeting is important to advertisers - there's not much point in paying to reach someone that's never going to buy…

Windows 8 demand is Good in parts

23 October 2014 in Business Technology

Corporate interest in Windows 8 for mobile devices varies substantially by geography, according to one ISV.

Drinking sugar-sweetened soda daily may accelerate aging process

22 October 2014 in Health

American researchers have published a paper that concludes daily sugar-sweetened soda consumption to be associated with accelerated aging, along with…

Alibaba’s BIG commercial deal for merchants and suppliers

22 October 2014 in Deals

Alibaba has done a deal with Aussie software company Bigcommerce to give merchants “greater global access to products and services”…

Vodafone’s dandy iPad deals: Air 2, Mini 3

22 October 2014 in Mobility

Taking advantage of its superfast 4G network and improved 3G network, Vodafone has done a deal to sell Apple’s latest…

Win a trip to ESA space operations center: Name Comet's Site J

21 October 2014 in Space

You only have less than a day to provide a better name for Site J, the site where Rosetta's lander…

Telstra's Ooyala gobbles up Videoplaza

21 October 2014 in Strategy

Telstra subsidiary Ooyala is to acquire video advertising provider Videoplaza.

.au market maturing: report

21 October 2014 in Development

.au is one of the 10 biggest country code domains, but it is becoming a mature market.

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