HP Photosmart R607 - $599

ImageHP's slim new 4 megapixel camera is the first 'credit card' sized camera from HP. While it's still a little over a centimetre thick, this slimline design is all the rage with consumers today, as they seek a slim and portable camera that can be slipped into a jacket pocket or a handbag for instant digital gratification. However, HP needs to do better.

Thursday, 17 February 2005 18:00

Tasty Tech Evangelist joins Channel 9


ImageTechnology evangelist, Alex Zaharov-Reutt, our resident technology reviewer and journalist at large in Sydney town, is now the technology reviewer for TV's The Today Show on the Nine Network.

Tuesday, 19 October 2004 08:05

Putting teeth into wireless desktop


Microsoft Bluetooth Optical Desktop Elite - $299.95

ImageThe special effects such as the leather-feel material cladding on the palmrest of the keyboard and part of the mouse give this unit a truly luxurious feel, said to be very similar to that found on BMW steering wheels, making this a very classy keyboard and mouse combo. Going along with the blue theme from Bluetooth, both units have a deep blue colour, banishing boring ol' beige forever.

Tuesday, 19 October 2004 03:34

No excuse for SEW adventurism


The news that Victorian Government-owned South East Water (SEW) has officially decided to spend $3.5 million develop its own in-house field services management system using offshore outsourcer Infosys instead of choosing from a plethora of far cheaper and proven local solutions should be distressing to any taxpayer. What should be equally distressing is the failure of the Victorian Government to step in and stop this nonsense.

Telstra (ASX:TLS) has announced that more than one million broadband customers have been connected to its network across Australia.

Monday, 18 October 2004 14:32

Objective soars with 51% growth


Enterprise content mangement software vendor, Objective Corporation (ASX:OCL), has been included in BRW magazine's fastest 100 growing companies for the third time.

IT services provider, Alphawest Ltd (ASX: ALW) has renewed a five year services contract with the Retirement Benefits Fund Board of Tasmania (RBF). The agreement covers the provision of a broad range of services by Alphawest, including contract management, procurement, system support, help desk, software development, project management, system integration and consulting.

Monday, 18 October 2004 12:55

South East Water outsources to Infosys


ImageAs predicted right here three months ago, Victorian water retailer, South East Water (SEW), has taken a divergent path from its fellow Victorian water authorities by opting to develop from scratch a new field services management system using offshore outsourcer, Infosys.

Australian software certification body, Software Engineering Australia (SEA), has formed a think tank to stimulate development of the Australian software industry.

Monday, 18 October 2004 09:53

ACS calls for mandatory membership


The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has called for mandatory adoption of software quality assurance methodologies such as CMMI and compulsory membership of a professional association for software developers who wish to win Government business.




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