Technology (New Zealand)

Microsoft tries forcing Mail users to open links in Edge, and people are freaking out

Credit: Microsoft<p>Right now, the fall 2018 edition of Windows 10 will open links within email via Microsoft Edge—and boy, are some people mad.<p>Windows …

Microsoft Edge

Record your travels for cheap with this $30 dash cam

Credit: Fliiners<p>Dash cams may not seem like a necessary car accessory to people outside a few accident-prone countries, but for insurance reasons …


This week in games: Shadow of the Tomb Raider confirmed, Witcher 3's Geralt joins Soulcalibur VI

Plus: Pillars of Eternity II is delayed a month, someone beat the Dark Souls trilogy without getting hit even once, and EVE players pay tribute to …

Tomb Raider

Netgear Launches the Arlo Go LTE Wire-Free Camera on Telstra’s Mobile Network

Netgear and Telstra have launched the Arlo Go LTE Camera, a mobile monitoring device featuring HD Video, night vision, two-way audio, rechargeable …

Home Security

Upgrade to a 24-inch, 1080p monitor for just $80 today

Credit: Sceptre<p>Don’t underestimate the importance of your computer monitor. Larger sizes let you get more done, and more pixels make everything crisp …


The state of Android security: Great on Oreo, but most phones are missing out

Google has released its annual Android security support and it's done well to lock down the Play Store and phones running Oreo.

Android News

Meltdown/Spectre: Intel plans changes to protect future chips

Credit: Project Zero<p>Intel has reached one Meltdown/Spectre milestone and is moving on to the next one. The company plans to add “partitioning” to …

Computer Science

Logitech's G560 speakers expand gaming boundaries with screen-synchronized RGB lights

Logitech's G560 speakers have RGB backlights that synchronize with your monitor's current colors.

Philips Hue

Telstra Announces New Smart Home Internet Bundle

Australians are quick to embrace the latest in mobile and home technology, and the power of voice is set to be on of the biggest tech trends in 2018 …

Smart Homes

Celebrate Pi Day 2018 with these great Newegg deals on Raspberry Pi and maker kits

It's Pi Day 2018, and Newegg is celebrating with a bunch of deals on Raspberry Pi and general maker gear.

Raspberry Pi

Some of Microsoft's eye-popping 31.4 percent Pi Day deals are even better than its holiday sales

Microsoft is celebrating Pi Day with significant discounts on 69 laptops and desktops at the Microsoft Store, including $314 machines and laptops …

Consumer Tech

PAX AUS 2018 partners with EB Expo

Two of Australia's biggest gaming conventions are set to merge this year, with this year's PAX Australia set to "play host" to this year's EB Expo.

Indie Gaming

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ rolls out just in time for Pi Day

It's Pi Day, and for $35 you can pick-up the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ with a faster processor and dual-band Wi-Fi.

Raspberry Pi

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks off on the 4th of June in San Jose

Apple has announced it will host its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose from the 4th of June to the 8th of June.

Smart TV

Larry Page’s flying taxis approach regulatory approval in New Zealand

The company is already reportedly working on an Uber-like app that will allow customers to hail one of its air taxis<p>New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is set to announce a new agreement with a company financed by Google co-Founder Larry Page to test autonomous air taxis for official …


Larry Page's autonomous air taxi 'Cora' flies in New Zealand

Reports surfaced in 2016 that Google co-founder (and now Alphabet CEO) Larry Page had two "flying car" projects in the works, and while we saw the Flyer recreational vehicle unveiled last year, today it's time to meet Cora. An "air taxi" developed by Page's Kitty Hawk company, the electric aircraft …

Technology (UK)

Larry Page's self-flying air taxis to take off in 3 years

Kitty Hawk, an aeronautics firm funded by Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page, is inching closer to its plans of creating Uber for flights: it’s unveiled Cora, a fully electric self-flying air taxi that can cover 100 km (62 miles) on a single charge – and you’ll soon be able to hail one …


Microsoft expands Spectre, Meltdown patches to include Windows 7/8.1, more Intel chips

Add Windows 7, Windows 8.1 to the list of Microsoft operating systems protected against Spectre and Meltdown, as well as the Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, …

Kaby Lake

D-Link Wins Prestigious iF Design Award 2018

D-Link has won the world-renowned iF Design Award for its DCS-1820LM 4G LTE Outdoor Camera.


AMD's Ryzen, Epyc security co-processor and chipset have major flaws, researchers claim

A little-known security firm claims that AMD's Ryzen and Epyc architectures are subject to major exploitable flaws. AMD said it hasn't had time to …

Computer Hardware

Staples has an awesome deal on this 24-inch Dell UltraSharp display

The Dell U2412M with 1920x1200 resolution is $160 at Staples today.

Computer Hardware

This magnetic dashboard phone mount is under $10 today

This two-pack deal from KEKU works with a wide range of smartphones, but you'll need a phone case that supports magnetic mounts.


McAfee Launches Industry’s Most Comprehensive Cloud Security Solution for Microsoft Azure

McAfee has announced that it has extended its Cloud Security Platform to consistently protect Microsoft Azure.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Awarded Telstra Blue Tick Certification

Telstra has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have been awarded Blue Tick certification.

Electronics Industry

Dropbox and Salesforce Form Strategic Partnership

Dropbox and Salesforce have announced a strategic partnership to connect Salesforce’s CRM platform with Dropbox’s collaboration platform, enabling …


Fitbit debut slimmer Versa smartwatch

Fitbit has debuted a new slimmer smartwatch, the Fitbit Versa, due to launch next month.

Wearable Tech

Boost Mobile Connects With World Surf League

As the 2018 competition season kicks off, the World Surf League (WSL) and Boost Mobile have announced an exciting partnership to ensure every heat …

Larry Page’s Flying Taxis, Now Exiting Stealth Mode

Since October, a mysterious flying object has been seen moving through the skies over the South Island of New Zealand. It looks like a cross between a small plane and a drone, with a series of small rotor blades along each wing that allow it to take off like a helicopter and then fly like a plane. …


NSW extends contactless travel to American Express cardholders

American Express customers can use their card to 'tap on and off' Sydney Ferries and the L1 Dulwich Hill Light Rail in lieu of an Opal card.<p>The New …


Microsoft Teams marks its first birthday with a roadmap designed to battle Slack

Credit: Jonathan Hassell / IDG<p>Microsoft Teams celebrated its first year of competing against other collaboration tools like Slack and HipChat by …

Microsoft Teams