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Surface Tablet: Would You Buy One?

Everyone’s agog about the newly-announced Surface tablet from Microsoft. There are plenty of questions left to be answered, but the biggest is: do you want one? Gizmodo’s Luke Hopewell and Lifehacker’s Angus Kidman explore the issue.


What Will Your Next Smartphone Be?

With the Galaxy S III turning heads with its Australian launch last Thursday and a new model iPhone widely expected to be announced next week, there’s a definite mood of smartphone upgrades in the air. Which models will our editors be turning to next? Lifehacker and Gizmodo debate the issues.


Should You Wear Headphones In The Office?

Brothers Alex (Gizmodo) and Angus (Lifehacker) work in the same pod at Allure Media. Alex spends much of the working day listening to music through his headphones; Angus never does. Which approach is better for productivity? Gizmodo and Lifehacker duke it out.


How Should Australians Subsidise Digital TV?

Claims that providing set-top boxes to pensioners and the disabled is costing the Federal government $700 a head have kicked off a wave of controversy. Do the numbers actually add up? And what is the best way to ensure that everyone gets access to digital TV when the analogue network gets switched off? Gizmodo and Lifehacker debate the issues.


Gizmodo Vs Lifehacker: Should Apple Have To Make Ethical Gadgets?

Continuing concerns over conditions for workers in China’s Foxconn factories and massive profits at Apple have combined to create a growing chorus suggesting Apple needs to alter its manufacturing processes. Is it reasonable to suggest that Apple should radically change its behaviour, and what should other gadget companies be doing? Gizmodo’s Alex Kidman and Lifehacker’s Angus Kidman thrash out the problem.


Giz Vs Lifehacker: Is It Worth Upgrading To The iPhone 4S?

So the iPhone 4S has been announced, and the big question is: is it worth upgrading if you’re already an iPhone owner? Gizmodo’s editor Alex Kidman is an Apple enthusiast; Lifehacker’s editor Angus Kidman less so. But when it comes to this upgrade, they’re surprisingly in agreement on the main points.


Gizmodo Vs Lifehacker: Is The BlackBerry Playbook A Worthy Tablet Competitor?

Last week, the world wide web went wild with the first hands on impressions of the BlackBerry Playbook. This week, Angus from Lifehacker and I debate the merits of RIM’s first attempt at the tablet market, from its seven-inch screen size to its bridging technology, to find out whether or not BlackBerry have a hope in the burgeoning tablet market.


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