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    Phone shopping? Here's what you need to watch out for

    Phone shopping? Here's what you need to watch out for


    OPINION: When buying a new gadget it's often tempting to get the high-end model even if you know you don't need...

    OPINION: When buying a new gadget it's often tempting to get the high-end model even if you know you don't need it.
    How I learned to love a printer

    How I learned to love a printer


    OPINION: There's nothing I hate quite so much as...

    OPINION: There's nothing I hate quite so much as printers.
    Here's how to keep your devices safe

    Here's how to keep your devices safe


    With most high-end smartphones now costing more than $1000, you need to think carefully about protecting your...

    With most high-end smartphones now costing more than $1000, you need to think carefully about protecting your device.
    Apple sees nothing impossible with new iPhones - including what we'll pay

    Apple sees nothing impossible with new iPhones - including what we'll pay


    Apple might have started its annual September product event with a video inspired by the "Mission: Impossible" movie franchise, but in setting a new bar for pricing its biggest generator of sales, chief executive Tim Cook & Co are saying they think...

    Apple might have started its annual September product event with a video inspired by the "Mission: Impossible" movie franchise, but in setting a new bar for pricing its biggest generator of sales, chief executive Tim Cook & Co are saying they think nothing is impossible when it comes to juicing demand for the iPhone.
    Galaxy Note 9: Do you really need all that power?

    Galaxy Note 9: Do you really need all that power?


    OPINION: The latest Samsung smartphone is as powerful as my laptop, packing a huge amount of memory and...

    OPINION: The latest Samsung smartphone is as powerful as my laptop, packing a huge amount of memory and storage.
    Smaller, lighter, faster: Is mirrorless the future?

    Smaller, lighter, faster: Is mirrorless the future?


    OPINION: The fight for the future of the camera market kicked into high gear recently after Nikon announced two new...

    OPINION: The fight for the future of the camera market kicked into high gear recently after Nikon announced two new models.
    How to make your phone battery last longer

    How to make your phone battery last longer


    If you ask most people what they want from a new smartphone, the answer is often a longer lasting battery. As we use our phones to do more tasks, we're wanting better performance from our batteries so we're not continuously scrambling to find a...

    If you ask most people what they want from a new smartphone, the answer is often a longer lasting battery.

    As we use our phones to do more tasks, we're wanting better performance from our batteries so we're not continuously scrambling to find a charger.
    A desktop computer can be a better option than a laptop

    A desktop computer can be a better option than a laptop


    As our tech lives become more focused on smartphones and tablets, it's sometimes hard to understand how desktop computers have...

    As our tech lives become more focused on smartphones and tablets, it's sometimes hard to understand how desktop computers have survived.
    Drones cut time and risk for land surveyers

    Drones cut time and risk for land surveyers


    No longer just a hi-tech toy - drones are becoming an indispensable tool in helping understand the lay of the...

    No longer just a hi-tech toy - drones are becoming an indispensable tool in helping understand the lay of the land.
    IBM pits computer against human debaters in San Francisco

    IBM pits computer against human debaters in San Francisco


    IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five...

    IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    Human drone falls into new line of work

    Human drone falls into new line of work


    When Colin Aitchison started as a photographer, he was essentially a human...

    When Colin Aitchison started as a photographer, he was essentially a human drone.
    Chinese smartphone maker ZTE stops major operations after US export ban

    Chinese smartphone maker ZTE stops major operations after US export ban


    Chinese technology company ZTE has halted its main operations after US authorities banned it from doing business with American...

    Chinese technology company ZTE has halted its main operations after US authorities banned it from doing business with American suppliers.
    Virtual reality game shows Wellington after sea level rise

    Virtual reality game shows Wellington after sea level rise


    It's hard to imagine sea level rising and creeping over city streets, but if you live in Wellington you don't have...

    It's hard to imagine sea level rising and creeping over city streets, but if you live in Wellington you don't have to.
    THEC64 mini, Commodore's 80's classic reborn

    THEC64 mini, Commodore's 80's classic reborn


    REVIEW: In the mid-80s, while the American video game market was oversaturated and dying, folks in Australia, New Zealand and Europe were enjoying a golden age of microcomputers, led by the awesome Commodore...

    REVIEW: In the mid-80s, while the American video game market was oversaturated and dying, folks in Australia, New Zealand and Europe were enjoying a golden age of microcomputers, led by the awesome Commodore 64.