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Helium Is The Secret Behind Seagate's New 10TB Hard Drives

Advances in regular hard drive tech are still very important, especially in the enterprise space. No, James Kirk doesn’t need more gigabytes to keep his extraterrestrial porn collection — but the cloud does need more bits to hold your dirty pictures and videos and the odd work document. And so, we now have drives filled with helium.


Lunch Time Deals: $400 Off A Dell Inspiron Gaming Laptop

When you’re buying your lunch today, you might want to take a moment and spend a little more. Gizmodo’s Lunch Time Deals posts point out any particularly good bargains for Aussie bargain hunters around the ‘net. Until Sunday, you can save yourself $400 on a pretty gutsy Dell Inspiron 15 gaming laptop.


HP Is Finally Making A High Quality Chromebook

There are really good Chromebooks out there if you know where to look, and HP has made some very solid — if very cheap — options. Sadly their plastic clamshell Chromebooks still felt low budget in the face of quality devices like the Asus Chromebook Flip. But a new HP Chromebook shrugs off the failures of the past and looks towards a hopefully higher quality future.


Acer Introduces The First Liquid-Cooled 2-In-1: The Switch Alpha 12

In a bid to push the 2-in-1 concept even further, Acer has shoved liquid cooling into their new 2-in-1 Windows 10 device, the Switch Alpha 12. Somewhere between a laptop and a tablet, Acer has designed a custom liquid cooling system for the new device for fully fanless, silent operation.


Acer's New Predator Laptops And Desktop PCs Are Ready For VR

A ‘Nvidia GeForce VR Ready’ sticker is the crowning feature of Acer’s new Predator gaming laptop and desktop range, announced overnight with certified support for VR headsets including the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The two new machines are the most powerful that Acer has ever built, but are surprisingly compact for their high-end specs.


4 Ways To Help Your Laptop Enjoy A Longer Life

If you’re shelling out hard-earned cash on a laptop, then you want to make sure you get years of service out of it. Some wear and tear (both physical and digital) is inevitable along the way, but if you take good care of your machine you can keep it running smoothly for longer — just like a well-maintained car or bicycle.


Why Did No-One Tell Me About HP's New Incredibly Thin Spectre Laptop

Video: I’ve been looking for a new thin, powerful, USB Type-C-powered laptop for quite a while now, but I seem to have missed HP’s early-April announcement of the new Spectre: a 13-inch laptop that’s barely over 10 millimetres thick, but that still has Intel’s excellent Core i5 and Core i7 processors inside. This laptop looks beautiful, and it wants to dethrone Apple’s MacBook as the high-flying business exec’s super-luxury gadget of choice.


Deals: Save 86% On Two Years Of Reliable Web Hosting

A fantastic website is nothing without an equally fantastic web host – One that ensures your site is up 99.9% of the time, offers 24/7 support, and more. That’s why Gizmodo Australia readers are invited to purchase a two year subscription to the Face Extra Hosting Plan, which is about as reliable as a web host can be, for just $45 AUD [$35 USD], a savings of 86% off the RRP.


The Logi Base Is The Perfect Dock For Your iPad Pro

The Logi Base fixes one of the glaring problems with Apple’s otherwise excellent 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch iPad Pro — the fact that the excellent tablet, designed for the landscape orientation, doesn’t have a charging Lightning connector on its long edge. It does have the pogo-pin Smart Connector, though, and that’s exactly what this Logi stand uses to charge your tablet while it’s playing a movie or working as a very expensive nightstand alarm clock.


Apple Will Know If You've Tampered With Its New Macbooks

Apple’s Macbooks are known to be difficult (if not impossible) to repair, but there’s always been the option if you’re stubborn enough. But in a teardown of the latest extra-pink Macbook, iFixit discovered something more worrying: screws that change if you tamper with them.


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