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Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 (Pro) is a premium Windows 10 PC tablet/detachable that continues the category defining Surface hybrid family that started in 2012 with Surface RT then the Windows-based Surface, Surface Pro, Pro 2, 3, and 4.

HP Spectre x2 (2017) is a premium Windows 10 PC tablet/detachable keyboard – a style popularised by Microsoft’s Surface Pro. In some respects, it beats the new Surface Pro 2017 – and that is saying something.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 15:24

OPPO R11 – dual camera at $649 (first look)

OPPO has brought a dual camera to a mid-range phone at half the price of many competitors. If first looks and image quality are anything to judge by it blitzes the competitors.

Epson’s flagship 25,000 lumens laser projector, the EB-L25000UNL, will be in use at the Gertrude Street Projection Festival (GSPF) from 21 July to 30 July in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 20 July 2017 07:40

D-Link Smart Plug supports Google Assistant

D-Link has announced that its mydlink Wi-Fi Smart Plug (DSP-W215) is compatible with the Google Assistant on Google Home, eligible Android phones and iPhones.

Published in Home Tech

Samsung has launched its new Galaxy Book, a 10.6” or 12” Windows 10, two-in-one, and the Galaxy Tab S3, a 9.7” Android tablet. All use the new S Pen stylus.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:43

FBI warns Internet-connected toys are insecure

The FBI has warned consumers to consider cyber security prior to introducing smart, interactive, Internet-connected toys into their homes or trusted environments.

Published in Security

The number of new disclosed iOS (CVE) vulnerabilities in the first quarter of 2017 was greater than all of 2016, according to mobile threat defence vendor Skycure. It predicts 643 CVEs for the year in total.

Published in Security

Owners of older Intel Atom 32-bit processors — Z2520/2560/2580 and 2760 circa 2012/2013 — cannot install Windows 10 Creators Update.

Published in ShawThing
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:28

Samsung Pay now accepts ANZ Visa

Samsung Electronics Australia has announced that from today its contactless mobile payments service, Samsung Pay, is now accessible via ANZ Visa debit or credit card and a compatible Samsung device.

Published in Market

Swann, a global leader in DIY security monitoring solutions, has released its Thermal-Sensing HD Security System which incorporates Swann’s new True Detect technology to reliably capture activity.

Published in Security
Monday, 17 July 2017 15:14

Skype to pass on 'Netflix' tax

Users of the paid versions of Skype or those who purchase Skype credit will be required to pay the 10% Australian goods and services tax from 1 August.

Published in Mobility

Global cyber security company Symantec has announced it will acquire Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defence (MTD).

Published in Security

According to reputable leaks, Nokia is planning to release the Nokia 8 – its high-end, high specified, dual camera, smartphone to finish the Finnish company’s line-up.

Published in Mobility

Samsung will launch its Galaxy Tab S3 next week where it will showcase its latest premium, 9.7” Android Tablet offering.

Samsung Electronics has installed its first-ever commercial Cinema LED Screen at Lotte Cinema, World Tower, in South Korea.

Published in Entertainment

WA-based Geographe Enterprises has selected Promapp to deploy its cloud-based process management software across its Australian operations.  

Published in Business Intelligence
Friday, 14 July 2017 09:52

ASUS ZenBook 3 – damned sexy (review)

ASUS calls it the world’s most prestigious laptop with unprecedented performance. They are almost right – it is the world’s sexiest laptop with great performance.

International Data Corporation says global PC shipments declined 3.3%, less than expected as components shortage pressured eased.

Published in Market

Worldwide PC shipments totalled 61.1 million units in Q2, 2017, a 4.3% year-on-year drop, according to international research firm Gartner.

Published in Market

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