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Microsoft’s ‘#Windows10devices’ event has been garnering some genuine excitement and interest in the weeks leading up to it. It has been all but confirmed by, speaking loosely, everybody, that we were to expect new Lumia devices. And Microsoft delivered. Two new handsets, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, were given the floor...
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    Apple have just announced a band new MacBook which comes in three colours.. GOLD and space grey and silver. The lightest mac ever made, it’s just 13.1mm compared to 17.3 (or 24%) thinner. The keyboard now runs from edge-to-edge and Apple have redesigned a new key design that has...
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    Amazon finally launched a local, Australian Kindle Store today. Australians now have access to 2 million eBooks, of which more than 400,000 are Kindle-exclusives. The content is pretty broad in its scope, ranging from best-selling illustrated children’s books to cookbooks, comics and graphic novels. Today’s announcement also included the...
  • Full 2520 specs, includes Miracast, 8000 mAh battery

    We just got an official confirmation of the Lumia 2520 tablet, but the details were brief. We’ve tracked down the serious detail we know you’re after before deciding if this device is for you or not. Technical profile Operating System: Windows RT 8.1 Networks: GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900...
  • Nokia World kicks off tonight at 6pm

    Tonight at 6pm AEST, Nokia World will begin for 2013. This is Nokia’s annual event where we’re expected to see some new devices including the first 1080p Windows Phone, the Lumia 1520 with a 6” display. While most people are waiting for Apple’s iPad event tomorrow morning, there is...
  • Are Samsung exclusive apps hurting Android as a whole?

    There’s no doubt that Samsung is the biggest player in the Android world, with its Galaxy S series of phones constantly breaking sales records each year since the SII, but has their dominance started to hurt the rest of the Android ecosystem, especially with their selection of key Android...
  • Poll: How much mobile data do you use per month?

    This week in our poll, we’re asking techAU readers how much data they consume on mobile devices. This is combined across devices like smartphones, tablets and USB dongles. I’ve tried to get through a month on a 1GB plan, but almost always I need to add a data pack...
  • Surface 2 top model costs AU$2,039, Australian pricing and availability details

    Early this morning, Microsoft announced two new additions to the Surface family, the Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro. These two new devices will be available in Australia and 21 other markets from October 22, 2013, that means thanks to the international timezones, we’ll be one of the first...
  • The new nexus 7 leaks all over the YouTube

    In terms of leaked products prior to their release, it’s hard to top this one. The new Google Nexus 7 tablet running Android 4.3 is now unboxed and shown off running on video. There’s really no room for calls of fake, this is the real deal and now the...
  • Surface RT price dropped to $389

    Microsoft’s Surface RT has seen less than spectacular sales numbers and now they’re dropping the price to try and improve that. The new price for the 32GB Surface RT (which includes Office 2013) is just $389 down from $559 at launch. This now changes the tablet landscape considerable. This...
  • Students can now get a Surface RT for US$199 for a limited time

    Microsoft is now offering special pricing on Surface RT directly to schools and universities for a limited time between June 17, 2013 and August 31, 2013. The Microsoft Surface for education offer is available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico,...
  • Review: Surface Pro

    Microsoft’s no-compromise, Surface Pro is now available in Australia. Before you lay down the cash to get your next tablet, you should stop for a second, read the review and then make an informed decision. For some people this device will be their only option, for some it won’t...
  • First 8 inch Windows 8 tablet is DOA

    We’ve all seen the trend in the tablet space to the 7-8” size, moving down from the initial 10”. First Google with the Nexus 7, then Apple with the iPad mini and now comes the 8” Acer Iconia W3 shown off at Computex. While the metro UI works well...
  • Microsoft’s Surface Pro is now on sale!

    It may have taken months and months and months (and months), but Microsoft’s Surface Pro is finally available in Australia from today. Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet is available from the Microsoft Store, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi right now, starting from $999 for the 64GB version and $1,099 for...
  • Hands on: Surface Pro in Australia

      Some Australians have been waiting since the announcement of Microsoft’s Surface for the Pro version to arrive in Australia. The good news is that wait is almost over with the retail release of Surface Pro due on the 30 May 2013. Until then, let me tease you with...
  • Microsoft’s Surface Pro finally gets an Australian release date and price

    It’s about time! After being announced last year and being launched in North America months ago, Australia has finally got a confirmed release date for the Surface Pro. The Surface Pro tablet will be available for purchase from the Microsoft Online Store, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi stores from...
  • Blackberry’s CEO doubts tablets

    His company isn’t going all too flash and the tablet market is soaring. I guess it makes sense when you hear that Blackberry’s CEO  Thorsten Heins thinks that no one will be using tablets in 5 years time. In an interview with Bloomberg, Heins said that “In five years I don’t...
  • Surface Pro due out in Australia in May

    At the start of last month Microsoft announced that the Surface Pro would be released in Australia in “the coming months” which we now know means before the end of may. A post on the Surface blog confirms that Australia will be one of 19 countries to see the...
  • Telstra confirms multi-device data share plans are coming

    Sometimes we look at an announcement and wonder what took so long, Telstra’s data share plans are a fantastic example of that. I’ve never really understood how everyday consumers that were prepared to pay for data plans on both their mobile and tablet devices. The good news is that...
  • Surface Pro to be released in more countries, Australia included

    Microsoft announced this morning that it has plans to launch its Windows 8 tablet in the ‘coming months’. In a brief statement the company said that … late March the rollout of Surface will continue, bringing Surface RT with Windows RT to Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and...

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