Microsoft Just Slashed $130 Off The Price Of The Surface 2

Microsoft has knocked $130 off the price of its Surface 2 Windows RT tablets in Australia — making them cheaper than even the lowliest large iPad models. The price reduction means the base 32GB model now costs $399, and the 64GB unit costs $509.


Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi Router: Australian Review

802.11ac is into its second generation now, with several Wi-Fi router makers releasing a second iteration of the super-fast wireless standard that promises a big jump in transfer rates. Netgear’s Nighthawk X6 router improves on the model it replaces, but it doesn’t offer a huge speed improvement from the existing R7000 unless you have a bunch of brand new 802.11ac-compliant devices.


Robo Brain Is Google For Robots

Until now, scientists have been teaching robots, at least the kind that are meant to help you around the house, one thing at a time: how to find your keys, pour a drink, put away dishes. But what’s a robot to do when it doesn’t know something? Go on the internet, of course!


How To Choose The Right Tech For Your Business: Lifehacker's Free New Ebook

Should you let staff choose their own devices? What hardware specs matter most? How can you take advantage of the benefits mobile technology offers while minimising the security risks? Gizmodo’s colleagues over at Lifehacker have answered these questions and more in a free new ebook that you can download right here.


Scientists Hack Cryptography Keys By Simply Touching A Laptop

It sounds like something out of an episode of Spooks: Researchers have discovered a way to use simple touch to decode the cryptography keys that are intended to secure your information. It’s as easy as gauging the electric potential coursing through your computer while it’s working.


Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Australian Review

Has Microsoft done it? Has it created a convertible that’s not only brilliant, but can dethrone the MacBook Air as the king of portable productivity? We camped out in our labs for a week with the Surface Pro 3 to find out.


Nook Reborn As A Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 In The US

Itching for a new Nook tablet? Well, you are getting one either way! The new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is here to rescue you from a Nookless existence.


Project Tango Tablet Teardown: Everything You Need For Handheld 3D

Google’s Project Tango tablet is an amazing bit of hardware that made us finally realise that computer vision could be useful for regular people too. So now that iFixit has ripped one apart, we’re pretty excited to see what lurks within it.


AMD Radeon R7 SSD: Australian Review

AMD is getting into the SSD game. Its Radeon SSDs join Radeon graphics cards, RAM and AMD’s own performance and mainstream CPUs and APUs, making it possible to build an all-AMD scratch-built PC. The new mid-range Radeon R7 SSDs are aimed at the mainstream gamer — one without a huge amount of cash to throw away, but just enough to upgrade to new components on a semi-regular basis.


AMD's New Radeon SSDs Appeal To The Average Gamer

Mirroring the arguments over Xbox versus PlayStation, Mac versus PC, and Coke versus Pepsi, PC gamers have their own perpetual debate: AMD or Intel? (And, by extension, Radeon versus GeForce.) If you come down on the AMD side of things, you’ll soon be able to kit your gaming PC out with a new branded component: AMD is getting into the SSD game.


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