Intel Is Experimenting With Fully Immersed Cooling For Computers

Forget your water-cooled gaming rig: Intel is experimenting with a cooling system which fully immerses the entirety of a computer’s electronics in liquid to increase efficiency.


HGST G-Drive Mobile Thunderbolt Hard Drive: Australian Review

Storage is always a problem. 4K movies, high-res photos, and new games all take up a lot of hard drive space. Almost any new laptop or desktop computer you buy will have a USB 3.0 port, giving you super-fast data transfers from external storage to your PC. All new MacBooks, iMacs and the Mac Pro have a Thunderbolt port, with even faster data transfer speeds. While you can easily buy a portable drive with a Thunderbolt port or a USB 3.0 port, what if you want both? HGST’s new G-Drive Mobile Thunderbolt is just the ticket.


Logitech's New Auto-Dimming Keyboard Is Perfect For Movie Night

In the good ol’ days, finding the buttons on your remote in the dark was hard enough — but now, finding the keys of you keyboard is a living hell. Enter Logitech’s neat little auto-dimming keyboard, which seems just perfect for movie night.


AMD's New Radeon Is A Preposterous Powerhouse You'll Wish You Needed

If you buy video cards, chances are you have a lust for power. No respectable PC builder doesn’t at least covet insane high-end cards, even without ever really considering them. Well, here’s a new sucker to salivate at, the 11.5 teraflop, water-cooled AMD Radeon R9 295X2. The new coolest card you have no reason to own.


Are You Or Is Someone You Love Still Using Windows XP?

In just a few short hours, Microsoft will be halting any and all support for its fervently-clung-to Windows XP operating system. As far as we can tell, it’s going to leave quite a few people vulnerable to the internet’s many ills.


Asus Transformer Pad TF701T Australian Review: Android For Your Work Day

Using Android for productivity — typing documents, videoconferencing, building spreadsheets — has traditionally not been a simple task. Good apps can go a long way toward solving that problem, but there’s a fundamental input problem with typing on a touchscreen. The Asus Transformer Book TF701T, with its clip-on, battery-toting keyboard and touchpad, and Asus’s custom-built Android skin, wants to make the platform a true competitor to Mac OS X, Windows 8, and ChromeOS.


Your Coffee Shop's Wi-Fi Speeds Are About To Triple

If you’ve ever tried to get work done at a coffee shop during rush hour, you know that even something as simple as a Google Search can be soul-crushingly slow. Thanks to a new Wi-Fi technology from Qualcomm, though, all that may be about to change.


Maybe Living Forever Inside A Computer Is Not Such A Good Idea

Some people dream with the idea of their consciousness living inside a computer after they die. Free of any physical ties, they will forever to roam the world and eventually the cosmos, learning, seeing faraway stars through camera eyes, and playing Titanfall. As Poor Drawn Lines — one of my favourite internet cartoons — shows, it may not be as cool as it sounds.


New 'Unbreakable' Encryption Is Inspired By Your Insides

A new form of encryption promising to be “highly resistant to conventional methods of attack” could make our digital lives more secure — and it’s all inspired by the way our heart and lungs coordinate their rhythms by passing information between each other.


Seagate's Backup Plus FAST Packs Two Hard Disks in a USB 3.0-Powered Drive

It’s a great time to be a travelling photographer or video editor — portable hard drives are the fastest and most capacious they have ever been, and will only continue to get faster. Seagate’s new Backup Plus FAST, just released in Australia, squeezes two thin laptop hard drives into a compact aluminium case, hooks them up with high-speed RAID 0, and runs the whole deal off the power of a single USB port.