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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.


$13,000 Dell Workstation PC Giveaway: Tell Lifehacker How You Work To Win!

Do you use a high-performance PC for work? Tell our friends over at Lifehacker how you use it, and thanks to Dell and Intel, there are almost $13,000 of Precision workstations up for grabs. You could win a Precision M3800 performance laptop with Core i7 quad-core processor (valued at $4,000) or a Precision T3610 workstation PC. With six-core Intel Xeon CPU and Nvidia Quadro graphics, this desktop is worth $8872. Enter to win here.


The Top 5 Rules For Mobile Security

Mobile security ultimately relies on a mixture of smart technology choices and well-communicated policies. These are the key rules you need to remember.


Thin And Powerful Gaming Laptops Are Big At Computex 2014

The gaming laptop has always been a bit of a misnomer. Usually you’d end up with a 17-inch desktop replacement that weighed the size of a small moon with a power brick to match, and spent its life sitting on your desk. Laptop vendors at this year’s Computex conference want to make your gaming experience a little more portable this year. Here’s the best from the show floor.


Dell's Computex 2014 Laptops, Tablets: Australian Pricing

Dell has introduced new monitors, new all-in-one PCs and new 2-in-1 laptops at Computex 2014, and most of them are coming to Australia. If you’re looking for a new piece of computing hardware, it’ll be reaching local store shelves surprisingly soon.


How Dell Precision Workstations Deliver The Performance To Push Power, Speed & Reliability

Many Lifehacker readers are no stranger to the computing-intensive needs of creative fields like design, architecture, manufacturing and the entertainment industry. Specialised software requires more than a traditional computer. You need a powerful machine like Dell’s Precision range of desktop towers, racks and mobile workstations — independent software vendor (ISV)-certified and rigorously engineer-tested to maximise your workflow.


Dell Made An Ad For A Combined Windows 8/Mac OS X Laptop

Come on, guys. Really? A cheap-looking, pie-in-the-sky Hackintosh? People are going to hate this thing. That’s what anyone with common sense should have been saying to Dell’s marketing team when they decided to release a clip of a combined Mac OS X/Windows 8 machine, but nope, it made it onto the internet anyway.


You Might Actually Be Able To Afford A 4K Monitor Soon

These days, any mention of 4K immediately conjures up images of crystal-clear definition — -and absurdly exorbitant price tags. Well, that’s quickly changing. Dell’s new UltraSharp 28-inch 4K screen can be yours for less than $US700 when it ships later this month, and it’s not alone.


American Customer Service Horror Stories

While my own Verizon horror story did work out in the end (replacement phone received, $US500 penalty avoided, woohoo), not many people have a globe-spanning soapbox like Gizmodo upon which to kvetch. Here are 10 of the most stupendously terrible cases of customer service Giz US readers have had to endure. Let us know your Aussie tales in the comments.


Tablets In 2014: What Can We Expect?

By some estimates, as many as 7 million Australians currently use a tablet. And tablets could make up half of first-time computer purchases by 2017, according to recent Gartner research. But the real question is: what shiny new tablet will you be streaming 2014’s World Cup on? Let’s preview upcoming tablets — known and rumoured — along with the processor, display and operating system technologies that will drive them. UPDATED


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