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Apple Mac Pro: Australian Review

There hasn’t been a properly new Mac Pro for a very long time. The original Mac OS X workstation for creative professionals — video editors, commercial photographers, 3D animators — was released in 2006, and the giant cheese grater suffered a ploddingly slow upgrade cycle that meant that plenty of its former fanboys jumped ship to iMacs, MacBooks Pro or Windows boxes. But the Mac Pro is back, it’s better, and now there’s actually no reason not to buy one.

Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Gloriously Good Enough

Windows 8.1′s recent update was a subtle but effective boost. Windows Phone‘s 8.1 power up follows the same cues. It’s not mind-blowing, it’s not world-changing, it’s nothing to jump around and scream about, but it turns Windows Phone into something it’s never quite been before: an OS that’s totally good enough.

Ask Giz: Four Loko Frenzy, Budget Sextapes, Identity Crisis

A friend turned drunken thief. A couple looking for some on-camera action. A digital dater racked with shame. You seem guilty, this week, readers. But our consciences are filthy too – all aboard the empathy train. It’s time for healing.

Ask Giz: Textual Intercourse, Flabby Gamers, Online Scams

This week: a relationship ruined by text messages, an out-of-shape gamer looking for an easy way out, and a broke-ass gent with an eye on Craigslist. Three sad souls, three desperations – three readers in need.

Ask Giz: Scratched Records, Arse Tattoos, Mobile Phone Fetishes

An unfortunate electronics-based arse explosion. A confused lad with dirty vinyl. A relationship doomed by a ringtone. This week’s questions tortured us for minutes, but we recovered. And we came up with answers.