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Strong second quarter for traditional PC market - IDC
"The strong demand driven by work-from-home as well as e-learning needs has surpassed previous expectations and has once again put the PC at the centre of consumers' tech portfolio."
Lenovo launches newest ThinkCentre nano range
The range has taken the ‘nano’ approach to form factors, releasing a range of ultra-small products suited for the modern workplace.
Global device shipments creep up, driven by 5G mobiles
“2020 will witness a slight market recovery. Increased availability of 5G handsets will boost mobile phone replacements, which will lead global device shipments to return to growth in 2020.”
Acer brings creator-focused ConceptD range to Aus
The ConceptD range comprises of high-performance devices that are optimised for the creative industries.
Hands-on review: ASUS Mini PC PB60G
With their versatility, and the option to deploy higher or differently specified models as required, they provide enough uniformity and enough variance to solve a lot of logistical headaches.
IDC: PC shipments decline even in holiday quarter
The traditional PC market saw shipments decline 3.7% in 4Q18, although this was less than the expected 4.7%.
Gartner - APAC PC shipments showing growth
“The PC market continued to be driven by steady corporate PC demand, which was driven by Windows 10 PC hardware upgrades.”
Local traditional PC market up 8.8% in 2Q18
Traditional PC shipments have seen an unexpected rise in Oz, boosted by the commercial market.
Hands-on review: No Man's Sky Next adds new features
No Man's Sky initially came out back in 2016 and was met with a lot of criticism because it did not deliver on its promises. Well now it's back...
Hands-on review: Sonic Mania Plus is a fast paced experience
Sonic Mania came out last year and is often regarded to be one of the best Sonic games of all time. Now a newer version of the game is here.
IDC - Global traditional PC market growth strongest since 1Q12
After six years of mediocre to flat growth, traditional PCs look to be on the rise again.
Let's Play Live (LPL) teams up with Maori TV to show NBA 2K18 1 on 1 NZ Championship
A special NBA 2K18 tournament is happening later this year and LPL has teamed up with Maori Television in order to broadcast it nationwide.
Former UFC star Ronda Rousey is being added to the WWE 2K19 roster
After a successful UFC career, Ronda Rousey retired from MMA to become a pro wrestler. Now gamers can enjoy playing as her in WWE 2K19.
Gamers get to go back to Jurassic World
Jurassic World Evolution is a movie tie-in theme park management game from the same developer as the wonderful Planet Coaster, but is it any good?
E3 2018: EA press conference highlights include Star Wars, Anthem and more
E3 2018 is off to a start today with EA announcing many new things at its EA Play event. We got news of release dates, Star Wars and more.
E3 2018 press conference times for Australia and New Zealand
It's E3 2018 next week and many of the press conferences will be streamed online. Here are the times you need to wake up to see all of them.
Hands-on impressions with Ubisoft's The Crew 2 online beta
Ubisoft recently staged a closed online beta for its upcoming racer The Crew 2. We got a chance to test drive what the new game has to offer.
Riot Games is bringing the League of Legends eSports tournament to Sydney this July
eSports fans have something to celebrate about because a huge international tournament is coming to Sydney, Australia this July.
Fujitsu releases three new D Series enterprise PC models
All of these models are equipped with the latest Intel processor and Windows 10.
Stability on the horizon for the global PC and tablet market, according to Canalys
The industry analyst says the market will experience its smallest decline in four years.
VR Junkies is a new place in Auckland allowing Kiwis to try out virtual reality games
Virtual reality headsets are kind of expensive to own at home, but thankfully you can give the tech a try by visiting a new place called 'VR Junkies'.
Microsoft reveals new Xbox Adaptive Controller for disabled gamers
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is an awesome new device that allows some disabled gamers to enjoy playing video games.
Interview: Signal Zero Inc introduces 'Loot' which is a new way gamers can earn rewards
Usually to make a living playing video games, you need to be good at eSports or entertaining on Twitch and YouTube. Now there's a new way called Loot.
Hands-on review: Why this laptop is perfect for the modern business
The Latitude will happily handle your needs in any imaginable business setting.