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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
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 15:48

TMC claims world’s first 3D TSV Flash memory

Toshiba Memory Corporation has announced development of the world’s first BiCS (Bit Cost Scaling) FLASH - a three-dimensional (3D) flash memory utilising Through Silicon Via (TSV) technology with 3-bit-per-cell (triple-level cell, TLC) technology.

Australian software developer David Kong wants Australian small businesses to be able to compete with big businesses.

Published in Accounting Software

Intel has released a range of 50 “Purley” processors with the formal name of Intel Xeon Scalable processors based on its 7th generation technology.

Published in Data Centres

Logitech has acquired ASTRO, a leading premium console headset maker whose products are used by many elite e-sports athletes. It strengthens Logitech’s “G” gaming brand in the console arena.

Published in Deals

Moto was the trendy new name moving forward after Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google in late 2014. Fast forward and it is about to change – enter Motorola again.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:34

Windows Phone – Vale support

Windows Phone 8.1 support has ended, marking the end of an era when it was a definite mobile OS contender to iOS and Android.

Published in ShawThing

Plantronics, best known for its office and mobile UC devices, has released a new lower cost BackBeat 505 on-ear Bluetooth headphone that offers up to 18 hours of music play.

Published in Books

With cyber security top-of-mind after the WannaCry and other attacks, IT governance and board expert Monica Schlesinger says that company boards can no longer leave security to the IT department – they need a chief cyber security expert as a C-level member.

Published in Security

Microsoft has bundled its Windows 10 operating system, Office 365 productivity tools, and Enterprise Mobility + (cloud-based mobile device and application management). It will come in three versions – Business and Enterprise (SPE E3 and SPE E5).

Published in Business Software
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 08:28

Nesting in Aussie homes

Nest, an Alphabet company, has announced that its safety and security products are now available in Australia in a deal with comparative services facilitator iSelect.

Published in Internet of Things

Linksys has released Velop to envelop the whole-of-home Wi-Fi issue – it claims to be the first AC tri-band modular Wi-Fi system that can be installed in a mesh configuration to provide 100% speed to the edge of the network.

Published in Networking

Leica has updated its TL compact body, mirrorless camera, with a new 24MP, CMOS sensor and a new Maestro II high-performance image processor. 

Published in Books

Logitech’s new Flow app allows users who have the new MX 2S mice to control up to three computers and copy and paste content, images and documents between them.

Published in Home Tech

There is one fundamental difference between Samsung and Apple – Samsung designs and makes virtually all the components powering its devices and Apple is a designer that outsources all its manufacturing.

Published in ShawThing

Symantec has acquired Israel-based Fireglass, a leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from reaching user endpoints or the corporate network.

Published in Security

Logitech has released a G433, 7.1 surround sound gaming headset with DTS “positional audio” and a G233 stereo headset, both with Discord certified, detachable mics.

Published in Books

Dell’s Inspiron 13, 7000, 2017, packs a lot into a small body – a 13.3” HD touch screen, Intel 7th generation Core i5/i7, 8-16GB DDR4, and up to a 512GB SSD.

OPPO’s new A77 is a mid-market 5.5” phone that, at $448, packs a lot of value. To top this, it has added The Good Guys to its growing stable of retailers.




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