Posted on 25 October 2016 | 12:50 am
A 4 percent year-on-year growth in the Australian tablet market has been driven by the purchase of higher-end devices such as Apple's iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface tablets, and Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S, according to the research firm.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 11:24 pm
Streamlining disparate technologies is the focus of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service's AU$1.5 billion merger into the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 10:29 pm
Gartner believes governments now have the opportunity in the digital service economy to make strategic investments in IT or risk perpetuating suboptimal business and service models.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 9:00 pm
Better Caring has secured AU$3 million to capitalise on the regulatory changes taking place in the aged care and disability support system in Australia.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 4:31 pm
This Montreal company's services has attracted droves of struggling artists, but some sound engineers are not so impressed.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 3:38 pm
Google's first smartphone release scores lower in repairability than Apple's iPhone 7.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 1:21 pm
AWS has released new budgeting tools to enable businesses to impose control on unchecked cloud costs across multiple projects.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 12:12 pm
Microsoft is planning steep price increases for on-premise software and cloud services for UK businesses because of the pound's slump after the Brexit vote.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 11:14 am
Technology is the key for revamping the energy utility and equipping it for the digital age.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 10:35 am
Big projects are more about people than technology. Here are some ways to keep programs on track.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 10:28 am
With Samsung looking at a $4 billion-plus hit due to the Galaxy Note 7's explosive lithium-ion battery problems, how are the alternative technologies shaping up?
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 9:59 am
Microsoft is warning Windows users over a fake Microsoft security product that locks an infected computer and tries to trick victims into calling a support hotline.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 7:17 am
For Korean Samsung customers who had to exchange their faulty Galaxy Note 7 for a S7 or S7 Edge, the company will offer a 50 percent monthly discount when they switch to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 6:12 am
The university has launched the Sydney Social Innovation Hub on campus in Sydney to spark entrepreneurship.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 6:02 am
Satellite connectivity for the IoT will turn it into the 'internet of everywhere', according to Inmarsat, which will provide networks globally for Vodafone.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 3:32 am
Apple's latest smartphone sold over 200,000 units over the weekend in South Korea and will likely sell over 300,000 by the end of the month.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 2:54 am
With the hearings for the Census Inquiry by the Senate Standing Committee on Economics set to begin this week, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has inked a AU$20 million deal with Accenture to redevelop its data collection process.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 1:47 am
Financial regulatory authorities from both jurisdictions have signed an agreement that will encourage the discussion of cross-border technology concerns.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 1:21 am
Despite being described as a 'central component' of FttDP in NBN's recently commissioned Ovum report, ZDNet understands G.fast will not be immediately enabled for the 2018 FttDP launch.
Posted on 23 October 2016 | 11:41 pm
The first interbank trade transaction combining blockchain technology, smart contracts, and the Internet of Things has been executed by Commonwealth Bank, Wells Fargo, and Brighann Cotton.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 5:32 pm
Google's push into becoming a hardware company by creating its own smartphone is off to a fantastic start.
Posted on 21 October 2016 | 2:40 pm
This absorbing book examines the use and misuse of 'track estimator' technologies like Hawk-Eye in several sports.
Posted on 21 October 2016 | 12:00 pm
Automatic Pro streamlines the process for tracking your driving -- or the driving of your employees.
Posted on 21 October 2016 | 11:31 am
You may not think you need a voice-activated speaker and a cloud-powered digital assistant in your home, but Amazon's Echo and Alexa may persuade you otherwise.
Posted on 19 October 2016 | 1:26 pm
If you're in the market for a large-screen phablet, this 6.44-inch handset is definitely worth considering: performance, battery life and camera quality are all up to scratch or better, and the price is very competitive.
Posted on 18 October 2016 | 1:00 pm
In lieu of a full review after a few days of use, here are some observations about what it is like to use Google's vision for the future of Android.
Posted on 15 October 2016 | 3:36 pm
Today's phones will get your through a day, but when you lose power and need to stay connected you need another solution. Mophie offers several great options for your mobile needs.
Posted on 14 October 2016 | 12:15 pm
Business users find high-capacity USB thumb drives to be fast, convenient, and the perfect personal cloud. Until they get lost. If protecting confidential data is important, here's a USB thumb drive that will do the job.
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 12:47 pm
Many people have classic watches, heirloom watches, fashion watches, and other timepieces they prefer over today's smartwatches. Chronos provides some smartwatch functionality for just $100.
Posted on 11 October 2016 | 11:52 am
Sony has added 5.2-inch and 4.6-inch handsets to its trio of 5-inch Xperia X models and the XA Ultra 6-inch phablet. The XZ and X Compact are capable smartphones with new camera features, but the range now seems overpopulated.
Posted on 10 October 2016 | 4:10 pm
Posted on 6 October 2016 | 2:36 pm
Now that Google has announced the Pixel smartphones, it is time to see what Matthew Miller considers the ten best smartphones available as we head into the holiday gift buying season.
Posted on 6 October 2016 | 2:11 pm
Apple's annual iPhone updates always generate plenty of new accessories, and the headphone-jack-free iPhone 7 is getting more than its fair share. Here's our guide to the best audio accessories, battery packs and other add-ons for your shiny new iPhone.
Posted on 5 October 2016 | 5:20 pm
Pebble 2 adds a heart rate sensor to a refined smartwatch, but little more.
Posted on 5 October 2016 | 8:19 am
This collection of academic papers examines the likely areas of legal conflict when robots commonly interact with humans.
Posted on 4 October 2016 | 12:27 pm
Have more than one UE Boom-series portable Bluetooth speaker? You're going to love the newest feature.
Posted on 3 October 2016 | 9:45 am
This book describes the dynamics of change as Orange and T-Mobile merged to form EE, and set about introducing the 4G mobile network. A worthwhile read for CEOs and entrepreneurs.
Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:56 pm
Samsung's truly wireless earbuds do more than blast music, pulling double-duty as a fitness tracker from inside your ear.
Posted on 30 September 2016 | 11:21 am
The Apple iPhone 7 Plus is one of the largest phones available and while it has integrated water resistance, it still could break if you drop it. These cases provide 2 and 3 meter drop protection without much added bulk.
Posted on 28 September 2016 | 12:47 pm
A couple of manufacturers have released Android Wear smartwatches with GPS, but it took a GPS sport watch maker to finally get it right. If you run, hike, or bike and want a single watch that does it all then the Polar M600 may be the one for you.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 10:54 pm
Occasionally, I get the kind of email that says, "we think someone has leaked a confidential file to someone outside the organisation".
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 10:04 pm
Qlik's acquisition by private equity firm Thoma Bravo is expected to bring disciplined growth as the company moves into cloud business intelligence and analytics.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 8:01 pm
PayPal said it will begin rolling out as a payment option on Facebook Messenger in the US.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 7:24 pm
Researchers at Imperial College Londondemonstrated a method for charging a drone while it flies.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 7:01 pm
Need help navigating Windows 10? Let Windows pro Ed Bott be your guide.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 6:22 pm
The two tech giants want to build secure payments encryption into the hardware layer of chipsets in connected devices.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 5:12 pm
Huawei is set to announce its next flagship line, believed to be called the Mate 9, in November. Reports have indicated the Mate 9 will come in both standard and dual-edge curved variants.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 5:10 pm
Apple's first major update for iOS 10 is now available on compatible devices. Most notably, it brings a DSLR-like Portrait Mode to the iPhone 7 Plus' camera.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 5:09 pm
The Movidius Myriad 2 Vision Processing Unit will be used to run deep neural networks for higher accuracy, local video analytics.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 5:00 pm
Smartwatch shipments fell 52 percent in the third to 2.7 million units with Apple posting the second-largest decline behind Lenovo.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 4:49 pm
Microsoft's Dynamics 365 apps and services are coming to a price list near you on November 1. Here are some resources to get a jump on understanding the coming plans.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 4:31 pm
Existing BMO customers will be able to opt-in to the service and use the Identity Check app's fingerprint scanner or facial recognition technology to verify online purchases.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 4:00 pm
The integration means users of Android Pay, Samsung Pay, or Microsoft Wallet will be able to complete online transactions at any merchant site that accepts MasterPass.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 3:54 pm
Trump won't have trouble finding support for his claim of a "rigged" election, thanks to badly secured voting devices.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 3:54 pm
Security experts say voting machines are easy to tamper with, and in several key battleground states ballots will be nearly impossible to verify.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 3:32 pm
At the top job site Indeed.com, a variety of companies are posting positions for engineering autonomous vehicles. Visitors click on these listings much more frequently than the other 16 million jobs that are posted on the site.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 3:09 pm
Last week assault on Dyn's global managed DNS services was only the start. Here's how to fend off hackers' attacks both on your servers and the internet.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 2:52 pm
Matt Bulloch, President of TentCraft, talks about how a manufacturing business located outside of Silicon Valley strategically invests in its marketing stack.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 2:49 pm
Let's face it -- many aspects of office jobs are tedious, mindless, and repetitive. Software robots can handle rule-based tasks so that employees can use their brain power for more complicated responsibilities.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 2:44 pm
A number of the company's US-sold products were used in the attack, which prevented millions of users from accessing dozens of high-profile websites.