I Built A Keyboard From Scratch

I made a keyboard — let me tell you about it! I’m even typing this post using the keyboard I built. How meta. This has been a fairly involved process so there is a lot to discuss. The main goal of this post is to talk people through the things I went through and what I wish I knew before I had started this project.


iPad Air 2 Teardown: Slimmer Body, Smaller Battery

The iPad Air 2 is probably most impressive for its design. The original was super slim, and somehow Apple managed to make the new iteration even thinner. But as iFixit’s teardown of the new tablet reveals, that hot design comes with a smaller battery.


Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 On Sale Now At Telstra

Been hanging out for a newer, thinner, airier iPad Air or mini-er Mini? Your wait is over — the new iPad Air 2 and its diminutive Mini 3 counterpart are on sale today at Telstra, and the country’s biggest telco has a bunch of different deals on offer for Apple’s new tablets with integrated mobile data.


Mac Mini 2014 Teardown: Minor Tweaks And Major Upgrade Headaches

We’re glad to know that the Mac Mini is back — but has it changed much inside? Fortunately, iFixit has torn the sucker apart to find out what lurks within.


Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Mechanical Keyboard: Australian Review

Keyboards are pretty simple things. They’re basically a bunch of keys on a board, right? Some are more fancy than others, of course, but that’s really just flashy lights and complicated pieces of mostly superfluous software, and massively over-engineered keycaps and switches. Why would you spend money on a mechanical keyboard when there are dozens or hundreds of cheaper alternatives out there? The answer is more complicated than you might think.


Toshiba Radius 11: A Neat Convertible With Bags Of Storage On The Cheap

This is Toshiba’s new Satellite Radius 11, a convertible PC-cum-tablet. Yes, it looks a lot like a Lenovo Yoga — but if you’re on a budget and need a (quite literally) flexible computer, it might be for you.


Steve Wozniak Is Now An Honorary Australian University Professor

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and pioneering personal computer inventor, is now a professor at UTS. Woz has joined the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the university as an adjunct professor — the first post of this nature he’s taken anywhere, at any university — and will be working with students in the Innovation and Enterprise Research Lab.


No One's Buying iPads, Because iPads Are Forever

Today, Apple trotted out its quarterly earnings, as public companies do. Massive revenue! iPhone sales up! Mac sales up! iPad sales… well. OK, so not everything was a hit. But don’t confuse Apple’s declining tablet sales with the vanishing of the iPad. Tablets aren’t dying; they just live forever.


This Amazing Universe Simulator Makes Me Want To Buy A New PC

It’s been a long time since I craved a computer program, but now I want Space Engine so much that I’m ready to buy a PC just to be able to immerse myself in it. Developed by Vladimir Romanyuk, Space Engine is a complete sandbox simulation of the universe with mind-blowing graphics.


17 Things You Can Do In OS X Yosemite That You Couldn't Do In Mavericks

If you installed OS X Yosemite at the end of last week then you’ve no doubt been busy exploring its various tools and features. Here are 17 new things you can do with the software, from hiding the traces of your Web browsing to recording screen activity on an iPad.


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