For the past year, we’ve had a great time sharing, discussing and responding to you, our readers around the big stories of 2011. Tablets, Ultrabooks, Media Players, iDevices and other categories like photography and home appliances have all had their interesting issues and product releases. So […]
Steve Jobs’ Legacy is in the Clouds.
Yesterday, shortly after the passing of Steve Jobs was reported, my Twitter feed and Facebook news items were almost exclusively reflections and tributes for the co-founder of Apple. Amongst the quotes and condolences, one comment stuck out for me : “Steve Jobs is in the iCloud now.” That particular statement resonated with me as I’ve […]
Samsung Series 5 Chromebook: First Look
If you’re an 80’s kid like me, then you must have seen the original Ghostbusters movie. Aside from the actual creation of the Ghostbuster team, one of the other great sub plots was Sigourney Weaver’s character Dana Barett being taken over by a demon. In an especially memorable scene, Bill Murray visits Dana, who has […]
The Bigger They Are…HP Touchpad No More!
A week can be a long time in the consumer electronics world and in the smartphone and tablet space, it can be a lifetime. For the new HP Touchpad it was less than a week. In Australia, it had only just been released to lukewarm reception at the beginning of last week. By week’s end, […]
In the Digital Age, No Crime is Perfect
In the past fortnight, Sydney has been gripped by the Madeleine Pulver case. An intruder surprised the young schoolgirl while she was home alone and forced her to wear a potentially explosive collar bomb around her neck, leaving her frantic and hysterical while police bomb experts first determined that there was no explosive device, then […]
From iPhone to Android…and Back?
Ever since I migrated from my iPhone 4 to a new Samsung Galaxy S II, I’ve been keen to cover my experiences using the Android platform. With iOS 5 due to be released later this year, I thought it would be a great opportunity to see what the competitor smartphone ecosystem had to offer, and […]
Last year, I nominated cloud computing as an important topic to monitor, as I can see it becoming more and more relevant to the way we use our online devices. The events over the last couple of weeks have highlighted some of the issues relating to security and possibly consumer confidence. At a recent Samsung […]