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.


Can You Get Handoff To Work In OS X Yosemite?

When Apple first announced OS X Yosemite, Handoff was one of the features I was most excited about. And then this week, when the Yosemite update arrived, I was stoked to use it. Unfortunately, I can’t — and not just because of compatibility issues either.


You Can't Upgrade The RAM In The New Mac Mini

Good news: the Mac Mini is back! Bad news: ain’t no way you’re going to be upgrading the RAM yourself.


Nexus 9: Australian Pricing And Release Date

Google’s incredible new 9-inch Nexus-branded tablet finally has an Australian price, and it’s a little heftier on the dollars than we thought it would be.


Get The Most From Your Chromebook Even When It's Offline

Some folks would have you believe that, without an Internet connection, your spiffy new Chromebook only slightly less useful than the box it came in, but that’s simply not true. They may not be able to match a MacBook’s performance, but these lightweight laptops are far from helpless when the connectivity runs dry. Here’s most everything you can do on a Chromebook without a Wi-Fi signal.


Nexus 9 Benchmarked: As Powerful As A 2012 Mac Pro

The Nexus 9 won’t officially ship until November, but that hasn’t stopped one sneaking onto the official Geekbench rankings. With its ridiculous-sounding dual-64-bit CPU, it was always destined to be fast; but it’s on par with a professional-level Mac Pro from a couple years ago, according to Geekbench. That’s a little insane.


Retina iMac Teardown: New Face, Same Guts

The folks over at iFixit have done their usual job of tearing exciting new bits of technology to pieces, this time with the new Retina iMac as their unlucky victim. Conclusion: apart from that pretty new screen, everything’s more or less the same.


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.


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