Luke Hopewell

<p>A fresh recruit onto the tech journalism battlefield, Luke Hopewell is eager to see some action. After a tour of duty in the belly of the Telstra beast, he is keen to report big stories on the enterprise beat. Drawing on past experience in radio, print and magazine, he plans to ask all the tough questions you want answered.</p>

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Apple's 'Ghostbusters' spoof slimes IBM

Apple's 'Ghostbusters' spoof slimes IBM

After the mind bender that was Steve Jobs as Franklin D Roosevelt, your brain should be just about ready to see Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs doing their own version of Ghostbusters in a video that was aimed at getting IBM out of the enterprise market.

published May 10, 2012 by

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How to activate Google Account Activity

How to activate Google Account Activity

In a bid to help you figure out where your time vanishes everyday, Google is rolling out a light version of its Analytics product to Gmail customers called Account Activity, which is like catnip for statistics nerds like me.

published March 29, 2012 by

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Watch Qantas gut and re-fit a 747

Watch Qantas gut and re-fit a 747

Ever wanted to see how Qantas reconfigures a multi-deck 747 aircraft with bigger seats, fancier screens and nicer facilities? Wonder no more, with this time-lapse video from the Flying Kangaroo.

published March 21, 2012 by

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The fact and fiction of Mike Daisey

The fact and fiction of Mike Daisey

Over the weekend, This American Life revealed inaccuracies in the story of Mike Daisey, who visited Foxconn in China to expose the manufacturing practices behind Apple products. Daisey spoke to Nerdcam last year about his show and it's now time to set the record straight.

published March 18, 2012 by

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Five uses for Raspberry Pi

Five uses for Raspberry Pi

It costs less than the HDMI cable you'll use to connect it to your monitor, and it's in demand to the tune of several hundred thousand back orders. This week, Nerdcam looks at the best uses for the $38 Raspberry Pi computer.

published March 15, 2012 by

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Testing Japanese Siri

Apple used the iPad 3 — sorry, the iPad HD — no, pardon me, the "new iPad" announcement this week to update its Siri product with better international language support. We turned Japanese to find out whether the service is up to scratch.

published March 8, 2012 by

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Potential body-scanner flaw exposed

Potential body-scanner flaw exposed

A US travel blogger and engineer claims to have found a way to smuggle metal items though the US Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) so-called "nude" body scanners, and has posted hidden-camera evidence to prove his method. Despite the evidence, I'm still filing this one under "don't try this at home".

published March 6, 2012 by

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