Alienware 13 Review: The First Futureproof Gaming Laptop

I’ve owned a grand total of two gaming laptops. It was depressing how quickly they aged. But the new Alienware 13 won’t suffer the same fate. It’s the first gaming laptop that lets you connect a external desktop graphics card for freaking awesome, truly unheard-of speed.


The New iPad And iPad Mini Displays: One Step Forward, One Full Stop

A key element for a great tablet has always been a truly innovative and top performing display, and the best leading edge tablets have always flaunted their beautiful high tech displays. So how do the new iPads stack up?


Compact SSDs That Outperform The Fastest USB Flash Drives

You might wonder why anyone would actually spend money on a USB flash drive when companies hand them out for free at trade shows. The answer is speed — a free flash drive copies files slower than a tired snail. You can always spend hundreds on a fast USB 3.0 flash drive to speed up file copies, but even the most expensive option can’t compare to the speeds you’ll get from VisionTek’s new compact SSD drives.


Nexus 9 Hands-On: Android's iPad Air Is A Looker, Not A Stunner

The last time HTC made a tablet, it was basically just an overweight smartphone with subpar specs. The new Nexus 9, however, is actually worthy of your consideration.


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.


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.


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