When Samsung announced the Galaxy S10 and S10+ and another model the S10 5G that came with a big IOU 1 phone. It’s been a number of months since the release of the S10 series and now we can confirm when the 5G edition is coming. Thankfully the wait isn’t long...
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  • Dell XPS Order update

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  • XNA Games coming to a Zune near you

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  • Blu-ray is the next generation DVD format.. well almost

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  • New System: Dell XPS 420

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  • Wikipedia on your hacked iPod Touch / iPhone

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  • Nüvifone videos

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  • BitMICRO announce 1.6TB SSD, won the lottery lately.. ?

      BitMICRO loves to hold the World First crown for largest Solid State Drives. Well that crown’s firmly secured as they announce the World’s largest SSD weighing in at an amazing 1.6TB. The drive offers transfer speeds of 230 MB/sec,  peaking at 320 MB/sec in burst mode. SSD remain...
  • HP TouchSmart PC review unit arrives

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  • Concept: Best phone ever

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  • iPod Touch price drop in Aus

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  • CDMA not dead yet, deadline extended to April 28

    Many CDMA customers have been franticly changing over to new handsets, as Telstra was set to shut down the CDMA network on the 28th of this month (just 10 days away). Customers have been complaining the new NextG network does not offer the same level of service as CDMA,...
  • New 24 inch monitors: Dell vs Samsung

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  • Get hold of a Asus Eee PC from more locations, more colours

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  • Warner Bros goes Blu-ray only, blow to HD-DVD

    Time for an update on the next gen DVD format war. In a surprising move by Warner Bros, the movie studio have decided to move to exclusively Blu-Ray after previously supporting bloth Blu-ray and HD-DVD. This is in contrast to Paramount’s decision last year to move to support only...
  • Ten HD.. Seriously disappoints

    When news of Channel 10’s HD channel offering an additional 50 hours of content to their normal channel I was really excited. Counting down the days to the 16th of December. I couldn’t have been more disappointed. I live in Albury / Wodonga a regional city of around 100,000...
  • Toshiba stuff a HD-DVD-RW drive in a laptop

    I love when companies produce world firsts, when a company is actually innovative. Not ‘look how innovative we are, we’re releasing a device that now does what competitors have been doing for months.’ The Toshiba Qosmio G40 laptop has some very impressive specs. A 17″ screen running a very...
  • Dell's Multi Touch Tablet, pretty sweet, pretty steep.

    Dell’s new Latitude XT features a flashy new multi-touch 12.1-inch LCD and weighs only 1.6 kilograms. The default specs are nothing to write home about, but you choose from a number of options.  Vista apparently supports touch-based flicks and gestures that can enable greater efficiency in everyday computing. So...

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