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iOS 7.1 Is Here With More Australian Siri, Faster UI

iOS 7.1 is here! That means you’ve got a more Aussie-sounding Siri, faster animations and several UI tweaks. We made a little comparison between the two so you can hear the difference.



This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian networks like Vodafone, Telstra and Optus, and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


John McCain Really Asked Tim Cook This Dumb Question

You know how your granddad will often ask you to fix his tech? This is just like that, only much more official. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, fronted a US Senate Inquiry this week to answer tax dodging claims, and Republican Senator and former Presidential candidate, John McCain, said something dumb about updating his apps.


This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian networks like Vodafone, Telstra and Optus, and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


Can rara.com Fight Spotify For Streaming Music Supremacy?

The addition of iOS and Windows 8 apps, along with an expansion to a claimed 18 million tracks, makes rara.com look like a solid choice for a streaming subscription music service. However, in a highly competitive market with numerous rivals, Lifehacker talked to CEO Nick Massey to ask the obvious question: can anyone other than Spotify win in this market?


This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian networks like Vodafone, Telstra and Optus, and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


This Week In Smartphone Software Updates: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone

Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian networks like Vodafone, Telstra and Optus, and tell you when you can expect them on your device.


How Much Quicker Is Windows 8 To Deploy?

Businesses aren’t that likely to upgrade to Windows 8 this year, but eventually many Windows-using businesses will make the switch. When they do, one less-obvious benefit will be speedier deployment when rolling out to multiple machines.


Office 365 Set For 2013 Introduction

During the Office 365 for Enterprises session at Microsoft’s TechEd 2012 conference, technical product manager Andy O’Donald said the new version of Office 365 will go into general availability sometime during 2013, and existing customers will be transitioned to it within nine months of its introduction. They will be able to make the move sooner or later, or opt to start by running an internal pilot with a subset of users.