Samsung's New Chromebook 2: A Great Budget Body With Intel Inside

Samsung’s most recent Chromebooks are among some of the better made out there. But its higher end fare — like the HD 13-inch Chromebook 2 — is a little expensive. The new Chromebook 2 11-inch brings that design into a more budget $US250 package.


Samsung Releases Speed 'Restoration' Tool For EVO 840 SSDs

In September, Samsung acknowledged widespread user reports of performance issues with its 840 EVO range of solid state drives and that it was working on a fix. Now it’s come good on its word, releasing a utility to address the problem, but only for specific setups.


OS X Yosemite Dock Icons, Ranked

Apple just released OS X Yosemite. It looks pretty nice. The typeface is new. The menus are frosty. The new “Dark Mode” is dashing. And, best of all, the icons are fresh and delightful. Well, most of them are.


Why Your Old Mac Can't Use Handoff In OS X Yosemite

One of the coolest features of OS X Yosemite is Handoff, which allows you to transition your app session on an iOS device to a Mac and vice versa. Unfortunately, Handoff isn’t going to work with every Mac.


8 Uses For Your Outdated iPad

With iPad Air 2 preorders starting today, you might be ready to kick your old tablet to the kerb. But when the march of technology sends your slate to the junk drawer, don’t just sell it off. Recycle it into a high-powered specialist device.


The 1300-Person Quest To Build The Perfect Mechanical Keyboard

The keyboard is functionally invisible. It’s the single piece of hardware you touch the most. But despite being your primary interface with the digital world, it’s remained almost unchanged for decades, ignored, except for the small community of enthusiasts who design, program and build their own — like the Infinity Keyboard, a new mechanical keyboard that a group of more than 1300 fans helped design.


So Where's That Retina MacBook Air?

The MacBook Air is a positively wonderful computer. One of the best! Its design and build-quality are unrivalled and oft-imitated. It pioneered the ultra-super-slim space. But by today’s standards its screen is seriously lacking. And there doesn’t seem to be much relief in sight.


iPad Air 2 And iPad Mini 3 Hands-On: One Of These Tablets Feels Awesome

Say hello to the iPad Air 2, the Apple tablet that’s thinner than a pencil. I just held one at Apple’s event, and I have to say: oh gosh is it thin and light and gorgeous. Enough so, in fact, to completely overshadow the new iPad mini.


The Mac Mini Is Back With Speedy New Guts

It’s been a long time, but the Mac Mini just got an update. It now has Intel’s Haswell processor which brings more computing power, better integrated graphics and improved power efficiency. And now it starts at just $619.


The iPad Mini 3 Is A Terrible Deal, And You Shouldn't Buy It

The iPad mini 3 is a pretty good small tablet. I know this because it is almost the exact same device as last year’s retina iPad mini, a device that I reviewed and enjoyed. If you’re going to buy an iPad mini, buy that one. It costs $130 less in Australia.


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