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This Is The Gear That Took Me To Southeast Asia

What clothes, gadgets, and backpack does a photographer and writer for an adventure travel site rely on when he’s going to Asia and travelling light? This is my pared down adventure-storytelling kit, and how it performed.


I Lost All This Stuff In Vietnam: An Ode To Backups

Last month while riding a $450 motorcycle through Vietnam, I lost my backpack. It contained my camera, computer, and two hard drives containing seven months of RAW photos and videos. This is what I learned from the ordeal.


Microsoft Surface 3: Australian Review

It used to be that the baby Surface was a compromise. It used to run crappy software, slower hardware and produce a less than spectacular experience. With the Surface 3, Microsoft has performed a radical about-face.


Microsoft Surface 3 Review: The Tablet I Want At The Price I Don't

I’m dancing on the grave of Microsoft’s original Surface tablet, and I feel no remorse. It’s hard to feel sad — it was a beautifully crafted ten-inch tablet that ran a crippled version of Windows. It was awful. Now it’s dead, and I’ve got a way better tablet. I’m so happy.


Great Laptops And Tablets For Back To School And Uni

Need help finding the right laptop, tablet or convertible to get you or your kids through school or Uni? We have put together our top picks from the affordable through to more powerful options.


Report: Microsoft's New Browser Will Have Cortana And Stylus Annotation

If you use Internet Explorer, you are a damn fool. But according to The Verge’s Microsoft scoop factory Tom Warren, the forthcoming Windows 10 replacement for Microsoft’s beleaguered browser will be loaded with features that no other software currently offers.


Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review: The Ultimate Outdoor Computer?

Need to edit photos and videos in the field? How about the forest or up the side of a mountain in Iceland? All while filing stories as you go? We do, and we’ve been dragging the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 around to get that job done. Here’s how it performs.


Choosing The Right Tablet For You: Android, Apple And Windows

Gizmodo Video Guide: There’s a proverbial sea of choice when it comes to choosing a new tablet, and it can all be a bit overwhelming at times. In this beginner’s video guide we introduce the three main tablet operating systems you’ll find in stores and check out some of the key points of difference.


CNN Discovers Promotional Surface Pros Make Fantastic iPad Stands

Last night, CNN wasn’t just covering the mid-term elections. It was also pimping the Surface Pro 3, conspicuously placing a kickstand-ed unit in front of a bunch of its commentators. The catch? They were actually just being used as iPad stands.


The Surface Mini Was Real, But It Ran Windows RT

How do you get so close to releasing an interesting technology product, cancel it, and pretend it never existed? Microsoft’s Surface Mini was real, and one person thinks it was actually better than the Surface 2.


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