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Windows 10: One Operating System To Rule PCs, Phones, Tablets

Microsoft just announced the newest version of Windows. It’s called Windows 10. Yes, Microsoft has decided to skip a digit in search of the perfect name. More importantly, Windows 10 will be a single operating system that finally spans all of Microsoft’s Windows powered devices, from desktops and laptops all the way through to tablets and phones. “Windows 10 will be our most comprehensive platform ever,” says Windows boss Terry Myerson.


The Three Apps I Install On Every Android Phone

There are three apps — two paid, one free — that I install on every Android phone that crosses my desk. They completely change the look and feel of any phone’s interface, and make even the most staid and boring Android handset up to date and modern. If you’re getting sick of the way your phone looks, or how you navigate around the touchscreen, give one (or all) of these a try.


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Australian Review

In the last couple of weeks, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there was only one brand of smartphone on the market. The iPhone 6 has been a massive hit. But there are plenty of people who don’t like the iPhone, don’t like iOS, or don’t like Apple.

If you’re one of those people, have we got the phone for you. Prepare to be impressed. The Xperia Z3 Compact is Sony’s, and Android’s, answer to the iPhone 6.


SBS To Offer 400 Movies On-Demand And Completely Free

Everyone loves a freebie! SBS is satiating our need for sweet online movie content from next month with 400 titles going up completely free to you, the user.


Research: Most New Movies Aren't Available On Streaming Services

Think that Netflix is your saviour when it comes to getting movies online? Think again: new research from KPMG has found that very few new-release movies are coming to the video on-demand streaming services.


Consumer Reports Bend Test Pits iPhone 6 Plus Against The Competition

Sure, Apple’s only received nine reports of bent iPhones and we highly doubt you’ll have any reason to worry about your own, but do Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handle the pressure any better than competing models? Consumer Reports put that to the test, pitting the new iPhones against other giant handsets including the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.


Gizmodo Laptop Buying Guide 2014: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re in the market for a new laptop, there are a few pieces of useful info that it bears knowing before you head to the shops. Do your research, and make a few key decisions before you buy, and you’ll be a lot happier in the long run. Here are the most important things to learn about before buying a new laptop or convertible tablet.


The 9 Deadliest Minerals We've Ever Mined

Precious minerals make the modern world go ’round — they’re used in everything from circuit boards to tableware. They’re also some of the most toxic materials known to science, and excavating them has proved so dangerous over the years, some have been phased out of industrial production altogether.


What iOS Still Needs To Learn From Android

Now that iOS 8 is finally in the hands of millions, it’s worth taking a step back to look at just how far Apple has pushed your iPhone’s capabilities — and how much farther it still has to go. Especially compared to what Android lets you get away with.


Apple: iPhone 6 Plus Won't Bend Under Normal Use

Following an internet uproar over the apparent bendability of the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has finally responded by asking everyone to just calm down: CNBC Tech says the company has only heard nine complaints so far about bendy phones, and Apple asserts that under normal everyday use, they’ll hold up just fine.


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