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Top 14 headphones and earbuds

Top 14 headphones and earbuds

Whether you prefer them over-the-ear, in-ear, wireless or not, here are the best headphones and earbuds available right now.
Jun 9 2017, 12:00PM
How fast is Telstra’s gigabit mobile network really?

How fast is Telstra’s gigabit mobile network really?

With the telco launching the world’s first 1Gbps LTE network, we reveal the results of early (controlled) testing and investigate what it really means for users.
Feb 4 2017, 7:51AM
NBN reveals which areas are likely to get FTTdp

NBN reveals which areas are likely to get FTTdp

The faster FTTdp technology is expected to connect around 450,000 premises in 42 areas, according to NBN Co.
Feb 2 2017, 3:09PM
Dell XPS 13 review: The best laptop gets even better

Dell XPS 13 review: The best laptop gets even better

Competition among Windows laptops is increasing, so we put the new 2017 version of Dell's iconic XPS 13 to the test to see how it fares.
Feb 1 2017, 9:00AM
Is the rise of connected devices bad for business?

Is the rise of connected devices bad for business?

With 2017 shaping up to be the year of the Internet of Things, we look at the implications for business security.
Jan 27 2017, 2:49PM
Sharp increase in reports of online scams and fraud

Sharp increase in reports of online scams and fraud

The government issues a reminder to pay attention to security basics with an eight-step guide to online protection.
Jan 27 2017, 10:20AM
Evernote app gets a major makeover

Evernote app gets a major makeover

It's a new streamlined era for the note-taking tool, with Evernote for iOS 8.0 likely to be followed by revamped apps for other platforms.
Jan 27 2017, 9:05AM
Netgear Orbi review: the answer to Wi-Fi dead spots

Netgear Orbi review: the answer to Wi-Fi dead spots

Netgear's twin-router network system solves the weak Wi-Fi problem plaguing many businesses and homes.
Jan 25 2017, 11:28AM
16 top tips for optimising Windows 10

16 top tips for optimising Windows 10

Speed up Microsoft's operating system with these startup tweaks, shortcuts, productivity tips and diagnostics hints.
Jan 20 2017, 5:26PM
36 top productivity-enhancing mobile apps

36 top productivity-enhancing mobile apps

Power up your smartphone, tablet and working day with these apps for iOS, Android and Windows 10.
Jan 19 2017, 5:29PM
Windows 7 is no longer fit for business use, says Microsoft executive

Windows 7 is no longer fit for business use, says Microsoft executive

Microsoft Germany’s Windows boss blasts the operating system for being "outdated".
Jan 18 2017, 6:01PM
Malwarebytes 3.0 can ‘replace traditional antivirus’

Malwarebytes 3.0 can ‘replace traditional antivirus’

Malwarebytes makes a bold claim for its new suite, which includes anti-malware, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and web protection tools.
Jan 16 2017, 10:10AM
Free antivirus software put to the test

Free antivirus software put to the test

We reveal the best free antivirus programs for Windows users.
Jan 13 2017, 3:45PM
Raspberry Pi launches a version of its OS for PC and Mac

Raspberry Pi launches a version of its OS for PC and Mac

The Pixel operating system can now be downloaded and used without having to buy a Raspberry Pi.
Jan 12 2017, 10:27AM
Free new anti-ransomware tool released

Free new anti-ransomware tool released

RansomFree can help protect your PC’s files with an algorithm for detecting ransomware-like behaviours.
Jan 12 2017, 8:44AM
Hands-on with Dell’s ultra-slim 13in hybrid laptop

Hands-on with Dell’s ultra-slim 13in hybrid laptop

The XPS 13 was one of our favourite laptops of last year, but can the new Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 match that success?
Jan 9 2017, 2:51PM
The best-value tablets of 2017

The best-value tablets of 2017

Looking for a new tablet? Our selection of the best models has something for every need and budget.
Jan 6 2017, 6:00AM
Why 2017 will be the year of artificial intelligence

Why 2017 will be the year of artificial intelligence

“There isn’t a single sector where AI won’t have an impact on our lives,” says a leading IT executive.
Jan 4 2017, 11:21AM
How to move files between an Android phone and PC wirelessly

How to move files between an Android phone and PC wirelessly

We show you how to manage your mobile files via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or the cloud.
Dec 30 2016, 6:00AM
Ten projects you can try with a Raspberry Pi

Ten projects you can try with a Raspberry Pi

Ever wondered what the Internet of Things can do for your business? These useful projects may give you some idea.
Dec 27 2016, 6:56PM

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