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Apple
Hands-on review: A month with the Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch
All die-hard Apple fans have spent years dreaming of the 16-inch MacBook Pro and now it is finally here.
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Tablets & laptops
IDC: PC shipments to see a temporary boost
Shipments of personal computing devices expected to see modest growth in 2019 followed by a continued decline through 2023.
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Tablets & laptops
Acer brings creator-focused ConceptD range to Aus
The ConceptD range comprises of high-performance devices that are optimised for the creative industries.
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Gaming
Razer fits latest gaming laptop with infrared keyboard tech
Razer’s new gaming laptop has opted for optical keyboard technologies designed to register faster key presses and more commands in the heat of the battle.
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Smart Home
Google launches four new home products
Google has made a bunch of announcements around the Nest Mini, Pixel Buds, Pixelbook and the Pixel 4 this week – here’s a quick roundup of what you need to know.
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Cloud
Microsoft shows off dual-screen Surface tech
Has the company figured out the answer to the elusive dual-screen touch device?
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Tablets & laptops
HP’s new convertible laptop for business
The new Elite Dragonfly is less than 1kg and features optional 4G connectivity. Plus, two new curved monitors.
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Tablets & laptops
NZ traditional PC market returns to growth - for now
The consumer market outperformed expectations, with some aggressive channel loading by PC vendors.
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Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 (6th Gen)
The 14-inch Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Windows 10 Professional is certainly a good investment for a durable work laptop – and it definitely ticks all the boxes.
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Cloud
Apple welcomes the seventh-generation iPad
Apple seems to be tweaking bits and pieces without coming up with anything radically different – except that it was built to fit with Apple’s iPadOS system.
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Apple
Hands-on review: The middle-of-the-road 2019 iPad Air
Apple's 2019 iPad Air falls squarely in the middle of the workhorse iPad Pro and the entry-level iPad in terms of price point and specification.
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Tablets & laptops
Company-X to resell head-mounted tablet range in A/NZ
New Zealand-based firm Company-X has secured a deal to become the sole Australasian reseller of RealWear’s HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 line of head-mounted tablets.
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Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: The 6th Gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
I have often marvelled at Lenovo’s ability to pack in a lot of features, making them hard to overlook if you’re constantly on the go, and in need of your office at your fingertips.  
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Smartphone
Synopsys and Arm enable tapeouts for mobile processors
New solution to enable faster time-to-market for smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.
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Smartphone
In brief: A look at Samsung's latest gadgets
Samsung has been busy releasing a bunch of products including smartphones, watches and tablets – here are the latest gadgets you should watch out for.
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Smartphone
Outlook not great as PCD market set to continue its decline
"Smartphones continue to be top of mind for consumers when it comes to new device purchases, and arguably the rapid adoption of large screen smartphones has resulted in consumers doing less on their PC or tablet and more on their phone."
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Cloud
Microsoft outlines innovations at Computex 2019
With Computex 2019 in full Swing, Microsoft hasn’t held anything back about its latest innovations, technologies, and partnerships.
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Tablets & laptops
Razer releases creator-focused Blade laptop
The new Razer Blade Studio Edition laptops are powered by NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 graphics.
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Tablets & laptops
Lenovo releases new ThinkPad devices
The T495, T495s and X395 boast better performance, battery life and security than their predecessors.
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Tablets & laptops
Intel releases 8th gen vPro mobile processors
This generation promises longer battery life, better performance, and comes with a built-in hardware security solution, Intel Hardware Shield.
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Smartphone
Gartner: foldable phones could give device market new life
“Unless new models provide significant new utility, efficiency or experiences, users don’t want or need to upgrade.”
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Tablets & laptops
Google certifies Panasonic rugged devices for enterprise
The Toughbook T1 and N1 handhelds meet all requirements for Google’s rugged Android certification.
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Tablets & laptops
HP extends laptop & workstation recall due to battery fire hazard
HP has extended its worldwide recall of several notebooks and mobile workstations due to the high risk of fire and burn hazards.
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Tablets & laptops
Personal computing market still falling with one exception
Detachables are the only saving grace for a market that is still slowly but surely losing its appeal.