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  • 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.

  • News: Need Wi-Fi access? Just reach out and touch your router

    Networking devices that don't have conventional user interfaces is one of the bigger barriers to realizing the Internet of Things. To make that process easier, the Wi-Fi Alliance has added support for NFC (near-field communication) technology to its WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) security standard. Instead of typing characters or pushing buttons, you'll soon be able to add an NFC device to your network by simply tapping it against your router.

  • How-Tos: How to use a webcam as CCTV

    Build your own surveillance system with your PC’s built-in or USB webcam. We explain how to use a webcam as a CCTV and motion detection recording system.

  • Opinion: Hands on with the Tablo DVR: Over-the-air TV to go

    Anyone looking for an alternative to forking out cash each month to a cable provider has another cord-cutting option at their disposal in the form of Tablo. The DVR not only records over-the-air broadcast television, but also streams live and recorded TV over the Internet for those times when you've left the couch in body, if not in spirit.

  • News: 3D printer price drops could lure home users

    3D printer prices are dropping into a range that could appeal to home users.

  • News: 3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year

    Lego-like parts that will form the building blocks for Google's Project Ara will be produced on 3D printers and ship in time for the customizable smartphone's release early next year.

  • News: Microsoft's next Kinect camera may be staring you in the face

    Microsoft can't hope to mount Kinect sensors at the top of every notebook PC, so it may adopt a different approach: Using the webcams that are already built into most PCs and tablets.

  • News: The da Vinci $499 3D printer goes on sale

    XYZprinting today unveiled details of its 3D desktop printer line pricing and availability starting with its lowest priced model, the $499 da Vinci 1.0, which went on sale today.

  • News: Samsung lowballs the 4K competition with $700 display

    Our eyes have already feasted on 4K TVs, and 4K monitors for computers are coming, too. On Monday, Samsung announced a new line of consumer monitors, including its first Ultra High Definition, 4K display meant for desktop use. The UD590, available now for pre-order, is a 28-inch desktop monitor with a resolution of 3840 by 2160 pixels.

  • News: Samsung's 28-inch, 4K monitor to sell for $699.99

    Samsung has followed up its many ultra-high-definition TVs with a 4K monitor that may help bring down the average cost of super-high-resolution displays for bleary-eyed computer users.

  • News: Microsoft reveals next-gen Kinect for Windows design, teases launch

    Microsoft hasn't issued so much as a mutter about the next-gen Kinect for Windows since first announcing the device last May, but nearly a year later, the company's revealed the design of what's essentially the PC port of the Xbox One's powered-up Kinect.

  • News: Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

    Check your e-mail: Amazon may have sent you some free money.

  • News: It can lick any color laser in the house: New HP Officejets tackle corporate workloads

    This printer is meant to sit in an office and churn out pages all day. It's got supercheap consumables. It's really fast. But it's not a color laser--it's a color inkjet that can knock the trays off any like-priced laser product, if our preliminary tests are any indication.

  • News: After 30 years, HP brings inkjet printing to office MFP

    Hewlett-Packard shipped its first inkjet printer in 1984, but waited 30 years to release a multifunction inkjet printer for general office printing in enterprises.

  • News: Fitbit sued over rashes experienced by bracelet wearers

    Fitbit, a startup that makes wearable devices for activity tracking, is being sued following reports that users of its Force device developed skin rashes.

  • News: HP claims it's solved the two big problems with 3D printing

    Hewlett-Packard claims to have solved the two biggest problems with today's 3D printers and will make its first big technology announcement in that area in June, CEO Meg Whitman said Wednesday.

  • News: HereO's GPS watch tracks your kids anywhere they go

    When I was a kid, I remember taking off on my bike on summer mornings and not returning until lunchtime (mmmm, bologna and Kraft singles). Sure, I had boundaries I was supposed to stay within, but my mom didn't have real-time knowledge of my location without calling around to a bunch of nosy neighbors. These days, all she'd have to do is strap a GPS to my wrist and track me with a smartphone app.



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