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A Stainless Steel Smartwatch: Sony’s SmartWatch 3 given more air-time, new style

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Smartwatch’s are cool, but they never actually look that nice. Even the Moto 360 is pretty gadget-y. But if CES has taught us one thing, it’s that this is all about to change. Sony’s new SmartWatch 3, which should be coming in 2015, has been detailed more through Sony’s CES 2015 keynote, with the company showing off a new Stainless Steel model, as well as repeating the features of Android Wear, which […]

Sony to introduce 4K to Action Cam line

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Ever heard of a GoPro? Well, forget about it. Sony has a new ‘Action Cam’ model, and it can film in 4K. That’s like…4 K’s. The beautifully titled X1000V looks exactly like previous Action Cam products, although it can now shoot 4K at 30fps, 1080p at 120 fps or 720p video at 240 fps. The camera also now has manual exposure controls, a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor, an ultra-wide-angle 170 degree lens, […]

Sony’s “Symphonic Light speaker” marries sound and light

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We all love light, but what if your favourite light could also blast Kanye West’s new track? That’s the promise of Sony’s “Symphonic Light speaker”. In basic terms, it’s a cute little light, sculpted into a tower case, with a speaker at the base, all powered by what Sony described as a “proprietary vertical drive technology.” And to be perfectly honest, it doesn’t look too bad. Presumably music will stream over […]

The Sony Walkman is apparently still a thing, new model to cost $1000+

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Sony has a new Walkman MP3 player, and it’s called the Walkman ZX2. Running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the player is focused on providing ‘audiophiles’ with a premium portable music experience. And the price tag doesn’t take away from that claim, with an insane US$1,000 retail price being applied to the base model. Though considering the current price for an iPod classic on eBay, that might not be too terrible. With 128GB […]

Samsung reveals new SUHD TVs at CES 2015 – all running on Tizen OS

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No one knows what the S means in SUHD, but that hasn’t stopped Samsung hyping up the new technology at its CES press conference earlier today. The new SUHD line of TVs all feature its new quantum dot technology that Samsung says produces better colour, and run on its Tizen operating system. However, SUHD is not replacing UHD. Samsung will continue to create UHD displays, with SUHD aimed as a […]

Kaz Hirai comments on Sony Pictures hack, thanks customers and partners for support

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At Sony’s CES 2015 keynote, CEO Kaz Hirai today publicly thanked both the press, Sony’s partners, and also consumers for their support throughout the Sony Pictures hack. In reference to the attack, Hirai labelled the hackers as “criminals,” and gave some insights into the internal difficulties in actually bringing The Interview to digital distribution channels, thanking staff who worked for “literally 24 hours a day” to release the controversial film. Hirai also […]

Samsung’s new T1 SSD drive packs a terabyte in a very small package

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Samsung has announced a brand new portable SSD drive at its CES press conference this morning. And while we normally don’t cover Samsung’s memory division, I find this a spectacular piece of technology – mainly because it manages to fit up to one terabyte of storage in a pocket-sized device. Samsung says that it is built with the same technology found in its internal SSDs, and will feature extremely fast […]

ASUS unveils Intel-powered ZenFone 2 smartphone at CES

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At its press conference earlier this morning, ASUS has unveiled its brand new flagship phone in this year’s ZenFone lineup with the ZenFone 2. Featuring a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display and a 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom processor, the ZenFone 2 promises to deliver powerful all-round performance while not compromising on style. The design features a “luxurious brushed-metal finish and distinctive concentric-circle detailing.” ASUS also says it is more ergonomic […]

ASUS introduces the ZenFone Zoom – world thinnest smartphone with optical zoom

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At its press conference at this year’s CES, ASUS revealed a brand new smartphone for those who are really vested into mobile photography with the ZenFone Zoom. The Taiwanese manufacturer is also proclaiming the device as the thinnest smartphone on the market with 3X optical zoom – measuring at just under 12mm thin. The rear camera features a 13-megapixel sensor and its 10-element lens so it can have 3X optical zoom. It […]

CES 2015: LG refreshes its curved smartphone with the LG G Flex 2

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  LG has announced at its CES 2015 press conference what everyone knew yesterday: it will introduce a new curved smartphone. Called the LG G Flex 2, the revamped phone is smaller, faster, and a bit tougher than its predecessor. It is smaller because the phone’s display has been reduced from the massive 6-inch display found on the original G Flex to just 5.5 inches. LG says it makes the phone a […]

TPG withdraws NBN competitor fibre service after Turnbull’s new rules

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Photo: Kainet/Flickr (Creative Commons) New rules imposed by the Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull have forced TPG to withdraw its superfast fibre-to-the-basement service, which competes with the National Broadband Network. As reported by The Sydney Morning Herald today, TPG posted on its website that it was advised of the new regulations on December 14 that precludes them from selling the service after January 1st of this year unless they taking certain […]

CES 2015: Lenovo refreshes ThinkPad X1 Carbon

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Lenovo has quietly announced that it has updated the specs of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. While it still retains its carbon fibre shell and weighs less than two kilograms, the refresh sees the ultrabook has a fifth-generation Intel Core processor and longer battery life – with Lenovo promising nearly 11 hours. Specs on the ThinkPad X1 Carbon include a 14-inch display (with a touchscreen option), up to 8GB of DDR3 […]

Tinder experiment reveals online predators are using the app to meet underage girls

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A lot of people have done dating experiments on Tinder, like wearing a fat suit and seeing how many people will go to a frozen yogurt shop to meet a girl. This latest one, however, will send a chill down your spine. A Melbourne-based group have created The Tinder Experiment, where they confront the people who are using the app to groom underage girls into having sex. We noticed an alarming […]

Seagate brings out super-slim Seagate Seven hard drive for CES

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Celebrating 35 years of making hard drives, Seagate has announced at CES a brand new portable hard drive called the Seagate Seven. Featuring 500GB of storage and a thickness of just 7mm, the Seagate Seven is the thinnest portable hard drive in the world. The enclosure of the portable drive is all metal, inspired by the bare 3.5-inch hard drives produced by the company. Seagate is being quiet about the performance […]

We’re giving away a deck of Cards Against Humanity!

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If you have been living under a rock, the folks behind Cards Against Humanity recently launched the Australian edition of the hilarious (and very politically incorrect) card game. Well, here’s your chance to get a Cards Against Humanity deck of your very own for free. The lucky winner will get: ONE deck of Australian Edition of Cards Against Humanity ONE Cards Against Humanity Reject Pack expansion – containing the favourite cards of […]