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Your Lettuce Could Come From An Old Semiconductor Factory

In a factory that once made floppy disks, herbs are growing. Inside an old semiconductor factory, there’s lettuce taking root. Oddly enough, electronics factories make great farms. And Toshiba, Sony and Panasonic are swapping industrial infrastructure for a business that’s as old as civilisation itself.


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.


The Best Place To Unbox Any Waterproof Phone Is Underwater (Of Course)

Sony’s newest flagship the Xperia Z3 carries on the handset’s most notable and widely praised feature. It’s completely waterproof. So the unboxing experts at Carphone Warehouse decided to get their first look at the new Z3 in its natural habitat — completely submerged underwater.


Sony Includes A Ring Remote With Its New Underwater Headphones

The biggest issue with wearing all-inclusive wireless headphones like Sony’s new waterproof WS610 series is that the playback controls usually end up sitting somewhere near your ears, and completely out of sight. So to save users from having to fumble around to find volume and track buttons on their heads, Sony has moved them to a wireless ring remote that can be worn on either hand for easy access.


Photokina 2014: All The Australian Prices, Release Dates And Info

Need a new camera? You were already spoiled for choice, but that decision has just become even harder. A swathe of new cameras, lenses and accessories are currently on show at the world’s largest photography show. Here are all the new toys that were unveiled at Photokina in Cologne over the past few days.


These Lovely Sony Headphones Hide Bluetooth Inside Minimalist Design

Headphones are gaudy fashion statements these days, which is why it’s nice to see Sony go with a minimalist design that recalls some of its early Walkman cans.


Canon G7 X: Canon Catches Up With A Tiny One-Inch Sensor Point-And-Shoot

From about 2009-2012, Canon’s S-series point-and-shoots were the best tiny little cameras you could buy. Then, Sony’s RX100 line conquered it with similar functionality, but a much larger one-inch image sensor that blew Canon’s dinky 1/1.7-inch chips away. With the PowerShot G7 X, Canon strikes back.


The Price Is Right: What Are The Cheapest Phablets Right Now?

The announcement of the iPhone 6 Plus last week means that we’ve reached a tipping point in phones: every single platform now has its very own phablet. Yes, it’s a dirty, stupid word to describe big phones, but it’s the best one we’ve got right now. Join us as we take you through the cheapest way to get a phablet running either Android, Windows Phone and iOS.


That Wonderful Sony Short Throw 4K Projector Costs As Much As Two Cars

If you love short-throw projectors and hate money, you can officially purchase Sony’s delightful short throw 4K projector for a grand total of $US50,000 dollars. But only if you live in the New York area.


IFA 2014: Hands On With PS4 Remote Play On Sony's Xperia Z3

I’ve been putting off buying a PS4 for a while now. I have a powerful PC gaming rig (that barely gets used), and another even more powerful one in the final stages of building. So why am I going to treat myself more and buy a PlayStation 4 in a couple of weeks? Because I can totally see myself using PS4 Remote Play and one of Sony’s new Z3 phones or tablets to play PS4 games around my house.


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