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The 2018 International Hi-Fi Show is coming to Melbourne next month

Every year, Melbourne is host to the International Hi-Fi Show and Home Entertainment Expo – the mecca of high-end personal and home audio systems developed by leading manufacturers in the field. The 2018 Show is home to some truly dazzling events and exhibitors, whether they’re household names or local specialists. ... Read More »

First Look: Amazon Fire TV Recast

In a slew of announcements it was easy to lose track of the Amazon Fire TV Recast – a new DVR device from Amazon that will record shows using an over-the-air (OTA) antenna and feed them to you via your Fire TV streaming player, Fire TV Edition flatscreen or Echo Show ... Read More »

The impact of blockchain

Blockchain is revolutionising the world as we know it today. While it was originally designed to facilitate the transfer of cryptocurrencies, it is no longer solely connected to fintech. Nearly every industry is benefiting from the technology, from the public sector to healthcare and the travel industry.  With World Blockchain ... Read More »

Google Pixelbook 2: what we want to see

The Google Pixelbook is the best Chromebook out there – it’s a shining example of what the Chromebook is capable of. We gave it five stars in our review for just that reason. And, nearly a year later, it still stands.  That said, there’s no such thing as a perfect ... Read More »

Google Nocturne Chromebook release date, news and rumors

Following a spate of leaks and rumors, the world of technology fans is humming with talk of a 2-in-1 Google Chromebook product in works known internally at the company as ‘Nocturne’. The subject of many a blurry video and marketing image, it seems pretty solid that Google is working on ... Read More »

How can the IoT transform the sports business?

The business of sports is continuously evolving – from fan expectations and venue operations to player insights and analytics. Having instant access to all the relevant information is crucial to winning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping create a competitive advantage for owners, leagues and teams. Here are four ways that IoT is ... Read More »

Amazon Echo Sub release date, price, news and features

If you’ve been digging your Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Plus speaker for all of its smarts, but find the audio to be lacking, Amazon has a new thing to sell you: the Amazon Echo Sub. This is a subwoofer attachment that enhances the audio of existing Echo and Echo ... Read More »

Amazon Smart Plug release date, price, news and features

At Amazon’s event today, the company introduced its own Amazon Smart Plug, which lets you voice-control anything plugged into it. It’s available to pre-order today for $25 (£25, about AU$34) and will ship next month. You’ll have it well in advance of Christmas and Black Friday. Users must choose an ... Read More »

Amazon Echo Dot 2018 release date, price, news, and features

You might as well wait for the Amazon Echo Dot 2018 release date before buying the entry-level smart speaker from It comes out next month. This is the new version of the cheap Alexa-powered Echo speaker from the company, retailing for $49.99 (£49.99) and offering a better design along ... Read More »

How long until we bring woolly mammoths back from extinction?

Main image: Woolly mammoths were roughly the size of modern African Elephants, and weighed around six tonnes. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Part of Dr Tom Ellis – the “rational scientist” part – thinks that a group of researchers’ plans to bring back the woolly mammoth from extinction are just a “sideshow” ... Read More »

How to build a data center in nine months

A massive 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced every day. Whilst this may be a figure that is hard to fathom for many, it demonstrates exactly how data is now the currency that fuels digital transformation strategies. All of this data however must be managed properly, and that presents ... Read More »