How One Company Spent Millions On A Gaming Mouse

There’s a room on Logitech’s bright, modern-looking campus in Lausanne, Switzerland full of contraptions specifically designed to torture PC hardware.


The Best Australian 2 In 1 Laptops/Tablets: Mega Christmas Round-Up

If you want a computing device with the power of a laptop and the portability of a tablet, then you want a 2 in 1. There are dozens of great convertible and detachable 2 in 1 laptops out there, but we’ve picked a few of our favourites.


Top Tips For Steam Big Picture Mode

We’re living in the future, yet you’re gaming like you live in the past. It’s time to get that gaming PC off your desk and into your lounge room, and Steam Big Picture Mode is the way to do it. Here are our top tips for getting the most out of it.


Microsoft 'Arcadia' Could Stream All Kinds Of Games And Apps To Windows

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella loves cloud computing, and a new, rumoured Microsoft service could be putting all that computing power to better use than ever. A project codenamed “Arcadia” (yes, another Halo reference) could soon stream games and apps to Windows devices, phones and tablets and computers alike.


Top Tips For PC Gaming In The Lounge Room

If you have a gaming PC, it doesn’t necessarily need to be tied to your desk and to a tiny monitor. PC monitors are pretty good, but they don’t give you a very cinematic experience — they’re just not big enough to make some games really pop. If you get your PC out into your living room and connect it to your big-screen TV, you’re in for a great time.


Computers Think These Are Real Animals And Objects

Even computers can be fooled by optical illusions. While computer vision is rapidly advancing, this set of bizarre images can fool even the best algorithms into thinking that they’re real objects.


WIN! One Of 2x Synology DiskStation DS215j Home NAS Servers (And Review It For Gizmodo!)

We’re big fans of Synology home network storage enclosures here at Giz, so we’re excited to give you the chance to win a new $259 DS215j personal server — and review it over Christmas!

Designed for the whole family (or anyone who juggles external hard drives) the DS215j is an ideal centralised storage/backup hub for your photos and movies, and lets you securely access content remotely when you’re travelling. We’ll also include a $330 Hikvision 720p network camera so you can test the home surveillance features. Entering is super easy: tell us how you’d use one!


How To Do As Little Work As Possible Without Getting Fired

Just after college, I spent nearly six soul-crushing years in business casual clothing pushing paper from one side of a desk to the other. But a crippling caffeine addiction isn’t the only thing I picked up from my time as a cubicle monkey. I also discovered the art of doing nothing without arousing the suspicions of my superiors.


This 8TB Seagate Hard Drive Only Costs $US260

If you’re running out of digital storage and are on a tight budget, you could do a lot worse than consider Seagate’s latest hard drive. Part of its Archive HDD line, you can pick up an 8TB model for just $US260.


Buying Guide: Specs Your Child's Christmas Laptop Needs For School

Christmas shopping season is upon us, and that means deciding on the best presents for the people in your lives. If you’re a parent, it makes sense to consider a new laptop for your kids that can also serve them well in the new school year. Here are some important tips on what to look for…