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  • Opinion: Five things we hate about the Samsung Galaxy S II

    Here at PC World Australia we go by the motto "nothing is perfect". A great example of us putting this into practice is Samsung's Galaxy S II — a phone that is widely regarded by experts as the best Android smartphone yet, and perhaps even the best smartphone on the market, period.

  • News: 5 Fixes for the Biggest iPhone and iPad Headaches

    No question, the iPad and iPhone are amazing devices. But the iOS operating system isn't perfect. For example: How come AT&T rebills customers every month for cellular data service without asking? Do you really have to buy a AirPrint-compatible printer to print via your iPad? Can you get a refund from Apple on an iTunes purchase?

  • Opinion: WWDC Keynote: Rumor Roundup

    Rumors are flying about what Apple has in store for its users Monday when the company shows off the next versions of OS X and iOS 5, and iCloud, a new online service. Apple set off a rumor feeding frenzy Tuesday after the company announced that CEO Steve Jobs and a cast of Apple executives would introduce the three new products during the keynote for the company's Worldwide Developers Conference.

  • News: Mobile phones may cause cancer, says the WHO. What to do?

    Mobile phone radiation might possibly cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization, which until Tuesday has said there were no health risks. Its International Agency for Research on Cancer has now tied mobile phone radiation to an increased risk for glioma brain tumors.

  • News: The top 5 Steve Jobs keynotes of the past 10 years

    There's nothing like a Steve Jobs keynote address to get the tech world buzzing.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Samsung says

    Samsung wants a sneak peek at the next iPhone and iPad (don't we all?), Rolling Stone's head honcho finds iPad publications shrug-worthy, and Twitter and the iPhone may soon be better friends than ever. The remainders for Tuesday, May 31, 2011 are here to stay. Until tomorrow.

  • News: Logitech's LifeSize aims for Android video soon

    Logitech's LifeSize division expects to bring one-way video streaming to Android devices in a few months and introduce a two-way videoconferencing system to tablets and smartphones later this year.

  • News: iWork comes to iPhone and iPod touch

    Apple has announced the launch of its iWork apps - Keynote, Pages and Numbers - for the iPhone and iPod touch.

  • Opinion: HTC Desire HD Hacked To Run Ubuntu Natively

    The HTC Desire phone range are pretty nice as it is, but it would also be cool to see how the phone runs under another operating system. It didn't take the guys over and the XDA Developers forum too long to get the Android phone to boot Ubuntu natively.

  • News: AT&T set to sell $70 Crossover smartphone

    AT&T announced that it will start selling an Android-based Pantech smartphone for under $69.99 a month with a two-year voice contract and monthly data plan.

  • News: Apple's Jobs to unveil Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 and iCloud next week

    Apple will lift the lid on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, iOS 5 and iCloud, the company's upcoming cloud services offering, at the opening keynote of the WorldWide Developer Conference in San Francisco next week.

  • News: Nokia confident about first Windows Phone arriving in Q4

    Nokia has "increased confidence" that the first of its smartphones with Windows Phone will ship in the fourth quarter, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: BlueStacks Merges Android and Windows

    Android smartphone applications are rapidly emerging as powerful and widely adopted business tools, while Windows PCs comprise the vast majority of small office networks. But so far, the two environments have remained largely separate, which also adds to the workload of those who have to manage small business networks.

  • News: Summer launch for the iPhone 5 - rumour

    New speculation puts the iPhone 5 launch date as July or August and suggests that the handset will have an 8MP camera and SIM-less design.

  • News: Software AG acquires mobile app platform developer Metismo

    Software AG has acquired Metismo, the U.K. creator of a mobile development platform that allows applications to be deployed natively on multiple smartphone operating systems, it said on Tuesday at its ProcessWorld event in Berlin.

  • News: Ricoh announces enterprise device with tablet features

    Ricoh on Tuesday announced a tablet-like device that can function as an e-reader and digital clipboard for enterprises to electronically write, capture and record documents.

  • News: Sony PlayStation Network to be fully restored by weekend

    Sony plans to restore all its PlayStation Network services by this weekend in all regions except Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong, the company said Tuesday.

  • How-Tos: Take Night Photos, Understand Focal Lengths, and More

    Have a question about digital photography? Send it to me. I reply to as many as I can--though given the quantity of e-mails that I get, I can't promise a personal reply to each one. I round up the most interesting questions about once a month here in Digital Focus. For more frequently asked questions, read my newsletters from January, February, March, and April.

  • Opinion: Kobo, Nook Newcomers vs. Kindle: Chart

    The e-reader field is getting more crowded.

  • Opinion: Asus' Padfone Combines Smartphone With Tablet Dock

    It's the hybrid of the gadget world, and computer maker Asus wants in.



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