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  • News: The paperless office is not here yet: Oki

    Despite the popularity of BYOD and Cloud, the office is no closer to being paperless than it was a few years ago.

  • News: Garmin Gets in the Wearables Game, Plays to Its Fitness Followers

    Nike may be leaving the wearable device market, but Garmin's getting into the game with vivofit, a wristband with optional heart rate monitor aimed specifically at the runners, cyclists and swimmers Garmin already knows well.

  • News: Kogan now offering the cheapest 3D printer

    Online retailer, Kogan, has announced that it will be selling XYZ's da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer at a price of $699, significantly cheaper than the $1499 price tag of the only notable 3D printer available in general retail, Officeworks' Cube 3D Printer.

  • News: Braven releases bluetooth speaker forged from aircraft grade aluminium

    Just when you thought the portable Bluetooth speaker market was brimming with a range of fantastic products, Braven weighs in with an entrant so well equipped, it could shake things up.

  • News: TP-Link TL-MR3040 travel router review: It packs light

    If you need to travel light, TP-Link's TL-MR3040 is one of the smallest, lightest travel routers I've tested. It's about one-third shorter than the D-Link DIR-510L and will fit easily in a shirt pocket. It can operate either on its included AC power adapter or its internal rechargeable battery. But much of the reason for this router's diminutive dimensions is the size of its removable battery: It's a 2000 mAh model, compared to the 4000 mAh battery in the D-Link.

  • Video: Samsung Gear 2 video review: Tizen smartwatch offers style and substance at a price

    We take an in-depth look at Samsung's latest flagship smartwatch, the Gear 2. Watch to find out our verdict on the Tizen-powered wearable.

  • News: Microsoft's prototype keyboard understands gestures

    Microsoft's research division has developed a keyboard that can interpret basic hand gestures, potentially bridging a gap between touch devices and more traditional input methods.

  • News: Nod: the gesture-control ring

    It takes a lot of bravery--or possibly even hubris--to explore a new form factor in the wearables space when smartwatches, fitness trackers, and smartglasses remain so utterly unproven on their own. Yet on Tuesday Nod Labs announced Nod, a sensor-packed, Bluetooth-connected ring that says, in effect, "We're coming for your fingers too."

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Mobile, cloud are key to tech earnings

    Tech industry bellwethers, including Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon, weighed in this week with quarterly earnings and -- surprise! -- mobile and cloud offerings appear to be the key to their health.

  • How-Tos: How to clean your PC

    When was the last time you cleaned your keyboard or disinfected your smartphone? Jim Martin explains how to safely sanitise all your gadgets.

  • News: Prepare for 'fake 4K': new standard will silently compress PC, tablet video

    Two consortiums--VESA and the MIPI Alliance--published a new video-compression standard for mobile devices on Tuesday. Display Stream Compression (DSC) 1.0 is designed to extend the life of some current video connectors by reducing the bandwidth requirements of 4K and higher-resolution video by more than 60 percent.

  • News: Supposedly patched router backdoor still opens wide for secret 'knock,' says researcher

    Sometimes a security patch isn't all it's cracked up to be. The security researcher who first found a vulnerability affecting more than 20 different router models says the patch meant to fix it only hides the initial weakness and doesn't remove it whatsoever.

  • News: Samsung's 28-inch 4K monitor price drops to under $600

    The price of Samsung's latest 28-inch 4K monitor has dropped by $100 to just under US$600, which could be a precursor to 4K monitor prices further plummeting as the technology goes mainstream.

  • How-Tos: Connect two displays to one DisplayPort

    Here's how to add an extra monitor to a laptop that has only one DisplayPort, and already has an external display attached.

  • News: Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books

    Users of the new Kindle for Samsung app will get up to 12 e-books for free a year, as Samsung Electronics joins forces with Amazon.com to boost the content on its mobile devices.

  • News: USB 3.0 jumps to light speed with new 10-meter optical cable

    The ubiquitous USB 3.0 connector is advancing to light-speed and longer-distance data transfers thanks to optical cables from Corning that started shipping on Tuesday.

  • News: HP survey finds up to a quarter of male office workers scream abuse at printers

    In one of the more entertaining printer surveys we've seen recently, HP polled 1051 office workers in 2013 to find out ‘how Australians use their printers'. The research, conducted online by Lonergan Research, came out with all sorts of interesting numbers about waiting times and extra wages, but it also found that up to 25 per cent of males are most likely to shout verbal abuse at office printers.

  • News: HP brings inkjet tech to big business with 40K-nozzle printer

    Inkjet technology isn't often the go-to choice for big businesses looking to get things done quickly and efficiently, but HP wants to change that with its new Officejet Enterprise Colour MFP X585. It's said to be able to print twice as fast as a comparable laser (up to 75 colour pages per minute in fast mode), while offering a low total cost per ownership and minimal maintenance requirements.

  • How-Tos: Use two monitors with one laptop

    We show you how to use two displays to work with a single laptop.

  • News: Logitech's TV-controlling keyboard can light up a room

    When you've dimmed the living room lights to approximate that movie theater experience, you don't want to kill the mood by fumbling for a way to control your TV. Logitech is looking to provide a little illumination in the form of a backlit keyboard aimed at controlling a connected TV.



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