Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:41 pm
It's a tug of war for cell-phone privacy as U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh rules mobile-phone tracking does requires a warrant.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 11:23 am
Social networking giant's solar-powered Aquila UAV will broaden reach of its controversial Internet.org program by beaming internet connectivity to remote regions.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 10:50 am
Startup Vector Watch is readying a range of watches with a classic look, understated tech, and a really long battery life.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 10:47 am
An Italian project is allowing wine-growers to keep bills down and get a better crop thanks to some new technology.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 10:06 am
Samsung is preparing to follow Apple into Europe's mobile payments market.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:35 am
The launch of Netflix in Australia and New Zealand has had a massive impact on Australian streaming service Quickflix, with the latter losing 14 percent of its customer base in the quarter.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 6:42 am
Microsoft has begun its campaign to see 1 billion devices operating on Windows 10 over the next few years with a total 14 million devices using its latest OS within the first full day of its launch.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 6:03 am
Telstra is shuttering its music-streaming service as competition increases in the market with the recent launch of Apple Music.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 4:29 am
Video e-learning startup Velpic is looking to open offices in Melbourne and Sydney, and will use its backdoor listing to help facilitate expansion plans.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 4:24 am
Encrypted cloud storage service Mega has hit back at claims by Kim Dotcom that it is in the hands of a wanted Chinese investor whose shares have been seized by the New Zealand government.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 2:35 am
Google is teaming up with three not-for-profit organisations to help train and raise the STEM capabilities of underrepresented groups, including women, low socio-economic groups, and Indigenous Australians.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 1:29 am
The Cloud Security Alliance wants the big names in the cloud industry to join forces to tackle security threats in the cloud space that would see providers sharing information before an attack hits another firm.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 1:24 am
A report by the ABC has revealed that not allowing Uber to operate in the state of Queensland actually reduces competition to the tune of AU$40 million.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 11:27 pm
New Zealand's national research network gains a massive speed boost and resiliance through a public-private partnership with FX Networks.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 9:58 pm
Work is progressing to integrate Navman's technology with those of stablemate Teletrac.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 5:13 pm
Having included a full distribution of OpenStack in Solaris 11.2 and signed up to the Open Container Initiative, Oracle now wants to integrate Docker into its server OS.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 5:09 pm
Google for Work adds security and management to the mobile operating system.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 4:43 pm
Legacy systems have always been difficult to patch, update and maintain. What's different now is entire industries are being savaged by more nimble digital players.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 1:02 pm
HSBC and First Direct now offering Apple's pay-by-smartphone - or smartwatch - service to customers.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 12:11 pm
Google has developed a miniature neural network so that its Translate app can do live translations without being connected to the internet.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:05 pm
This case by veteran accessory maker ZAGG can be used in four different configurations while keeping the expensive iPad safe.
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 9:52 am
Are you seeking a new laptop, hybrid or tablet on which to run Windows 10? We asked the leading PC vendors to identify suitable products in a number of categories.
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 9:56 pm
I prefer to use earphones to listen to music and podcasts when I commute, work, and exercise so was happy to experience great performance with the HTC Active Earphones.
Posted on 24 July 2015 | 2:37 pm
Logitech's first products under the new Logi brand are three protective cases for the iPad. The keyboard version turns the iPad Air 2 into a workhorse that can stand up to bumps on the road.
Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:19 pm
Plug-N-Play USB Video Conference Camera System
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 4:22 pm
If you are looking for a solid, well constructed splash proof Bluetooth speaker that looks equally good in the office or outside then the MercuryBox from Inateck could be exactly what you want.
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 9:48 am
This long-awaited upgrade realigns Office for Mac's user experience with that of its Windows and mobile-OS counterparts.
Posted on 17 July 2015 | 1:47 pm
If you enjoy listening to music or podcasts while you workout, commute, walk, or relax, then Bluetooth headsets are the way to go. You can now experience wireless music for just $30.
Posted on 15 July 2015 | 5:48 pm
While flagship Android and iOS devices hover in the $650 to $850 price range, you can pick up a very functional Lumia 640 XL with a 5.7 inch display, for only $250.
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 4:22 pm
Netatmo's Welcome is a clever HD security camera with a key selling point in the form of its face recognition technology. Upcoming motion-sensing tags will deliver extra security functionality.
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 3:00 pm
Fluance just released an attractive handmade wooden Bluetooth speaker that is easy to use and sounds amazing. You can pick one up in three color options for just $200.
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 1:00 pm
This keyboard from Microsoft is a thin wallet-sized keyboard for Android, iOS, and Windows tablets and phones. Unfortunately, some design choices may frustrate touch typists.
Posted on 13 July 2015 | 2:46 pm
Polar makes high quality sports tracking gear and the multi-sport watch and bike computer provide all the data you want while helping coach you to improve your performance.
Posted on 13 July 2015 | 9:04 am
Part self-help guide, part serious business advice, this realistic look at why the IT team is often the last to get new technologies will have you alternately grinning and groaning...and then taking notes.
Posted on 6 July 2015 | 1:22 pm
The Getac T800 is a military-grade 8.1-inch tablet running Windows 8.1. Battery options are good, but storage capacity may be an issue for some potential buyers.
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 12:13 pm
As healthcare systems are transformed by digital technology, it's important to guard against medical errors and remember the importance of doctor-patient relationships. Robert Wachter's book covers these and other issues well, although the security of healthcare records is a notable omission.
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 3:00 pm
The venerable FileMaker database gets an update that includes better development tools, including the ability to create mobile versions of databases that run in the browser.
Posted on 26 June 2015 | 5:21 pm
Like other Apple products before it, there is a growing accessory market for the Apple Watch. The new Griffin WatchStand is half the price of competing charging docks.
Posted on 25 June 2015 | 8:07 am
These power packs from Intocircuit certainly pack a punch when it comes to charging more than one device at the same time.
Posted on 24 June 2015 | 12:47 pm
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are great smartphones, but both have limited battery life and lost the water-resistance found in the Galaxy S5. The Galaxy S6 Active is the device you really wanted.
Posted on 2 August 2015 | 2:23 pm
People love their iPhones and iPads, but that love doesn't extend to the Lightning cable that's needed to charge up the device or connect it to a computer. The problem: They break
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 6:42 pm
If you were waiting for Congress to act, now is the time to go grab yourself some popcorn.
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 4:00 pm
This week in Windows Phone we learned that some Chinese Android phone owners will be able to install Windows, that Microsoft is confident about the future of the platform, and which Lumia phones will get the new OS first.
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 2:00 pm
This week in iOS we had news that the iPad is the top selling tablet, wireless charging could come to the iPhone, and Apple is looking at a stylus that can feel the screen.
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 1:08 pm
The early results for Windows 10 suggest that it has come roaring out of the gate at full speed, with 14 million successful upgrades in the first day and no sign of slowing down yet. What comes next?
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 12:00 pm
This week in Android came word of yet another serious malware threat, news of Samsung's financial woes, and Microsoft released an Android launcher.
Posted on 1 August 2015 | 10:30 am
Taking some time out to answer what is probably the most commonly asked iPhone/iPad question to land in the Hardware 2.0 inbox: "Help! I've broken my iPhone/iPad screen. What do I do now?"
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 10:41 pm
The National Museum of Computing's annual Summer Bytes festival will include a string of coding, code-breaking, robotics and other events designed to entertain kids during the school holidays
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 9:17 pm
Polyvore's CEO promised the platform "will still be the same Polyvore that you love" while also briefly revealing new product features and perks are on the way.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 9:01 pm
With digital transformation at the top of the agenda for many organizations, the winds of change are in the air in tech departments. Here are some vital currents in the industry that IT leaders should keep in mind this year.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:46 pm
The technology underpinning the well-known cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is really the star of the show. Here's why Blockchain will almost certainly lead to a digital transparency and trust revolution near you.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 8:44 pm
Federal courts beginning to recognize possibility of on-going harm to those who lose financial, personal data in a breach
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 7:54 pm
New products, new technologies and an acquisition announced over the last two weeks may be small items on their own, but they add up to an important shift in the Big Data space.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 5:25 pm
Unless the two tech behemoths are able to settle through mediation, which seems highly unlikely, the only big question that really remains is when will the next trial start.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 5:00 pm
After Apple, Kare eventually founded her own agency, Susan Kare Design, which went on to produce some familiar prints, such as Microsoft's Solitaire cards and Facebook's virtual gifts.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 3:40 pm
Apple Watch owners are satisfied with their purchase and results show they are also using it to improve their lifestyle through daily activity and awareness.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 3:40 pm
Some Nvidia Shield tablets could pose a fire hazard and will be replaced free of charge. Here's how to tell if your device has the problem battery.
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 3:28 pm
SnapLogic and Logi Analytics are the latest to embrace the self-service data-prep trend. But should your choice be an integration vendor, a BI/analytics player or a stand-alone offering?
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 3:12 pm
The number of positions has gone up by 44,2 percent despite recession, says research
Posted on 31 July 2015 | 2:53 pm
If you use Chrome, you use Web applications and extensions. In this pro tip, we look at two extensions that can save you time and keep your applications and extensions organized.