Looking for a new phone but don't want to break the piggy bank to shell out for a top-of-the-line iPhone or Samsung or Google Pixel? If you're mostly buying a new phone for its camera — and most of us are — then Oppo has a proposition for you. Its new R9s isn't unreasonably expensive or jammed to the gills with brand new tech, but it does have a brand new camera sensor that Oppo says can capture some pretty great photos.
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Nearly five months after the first Galaxy Note7 unexpectedly caught fire, prompting a massive unprecedented worldwide recall, Samsung's ongoing headache might finally be coming to an end. On Monday, we'll finally have the technology giant's official answer as to what exactly went wrong.
Samsung has a lot to make up for after the the debacle that was the Galaxy Note7. In the next month or so, it'll have the perfect chance to do so with the launch of its next flagship phone. Here's everything we've gleaned in the last 11 months of rumours and speculation — and the occasional leak — about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and its larger S8 Plus sibling.
The original Nvidia Shield looked cool and had some neat ideas behind it, but its cost and use of the neglected Android TV operating system left the set-top box/console fusion feeling more like Frankenstein than legitimate answer to either Roku, PS4 or Xbox One. A major software update and some much needed changes to the system peripherals has changed the Nvidia Shield into a legitimate set-top box choice — especially if you're looking to playback 4K HDR content.
Names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (using MD5) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers were stolen from over one billion Yahoo accounts during two separate hacks in 2013 and 2014.
It has now been revealed that Australian politicians, senior Defence officials, police and judges - including Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen, Liberal MP Andrew Hastie, Social Services Minister Christian Porter, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, opposition health spokesperson Catherine King and Liberal senator Cory Bernardi - were among those whose accounts were compromised.
Huawei's big-screened Mate 9, previewed at CES this year, picked up a bunch of awards at the show for its impressive spec sheet and massive high-density battery. Combine that with the dual-lens Leica camera and you've got the recipe for a pretty tempting phone. Here's how much it'll cost and when you'll be able to get one in Australia.
If you've caught a domestic or international flight any time over the last few months, you would have heard a pilot or cabin crew make an announcement about the Galaxy Note7 — specifically about how you're not allowed to have one of the potentially explosive devices on a plane.
Now that over 95 per cent of Note7s have been returned to Samsung in Australia — with just over 2000 devices left unaccounted for — it's hoping that Australia's airline safety watchdog will follow the US in removing the mandate for carriers to keep on reminding us about the Note7 every damn time we sit down on a plane.
We previously saw strong signs that Microsoft was working on a "game mode" for Windows 10, but it wasn't exactly clear what that mode would do. Microsoft has since provided some details, via platform engineering head Mike Ybarra.
Imagine if "big data" could predict the future, perhaps even stopping your smartphone from breaking down before it happens?
Sydney Scientists have demonstrated the ability to "see" the future of quantum systems, and used that knowledge to preempt their demise, in a major technical achievement they say could help bring quantum technology closer to reality.
"If you're going to live in a storage unit, you're going to need to be invisible as you can possibly be," the man in the video tells us. And he would know. According to a spokesman for the company, U-Haul kicked the YouTuber known as 007craft out of his home before his how to live in a storage locker video went viral this week.
Now the Nintendo Switch conference is done and dusted, what have we learned?
Here's all the details revealed on what you can play, when you can play it and how much it will cost you.