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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Build your own laptop stand

Thin ultrabooks and bring-your-own-device-friendly workplaces are enjoying a simultaneous rise in popularity right now. Today, we show you how to make your own laptop stand for your desk in five minutes, for less than a dollar.

published February 23, 2012 by

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Nerdcam in space: talking the talk

Nerdcam in space: talking the talk

The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step, or in the case of our near-space mission, a single phone call. Find out who you need to speak to about your own near-space balloon expedition.

published February 16, 2012 by

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Albo learns: YouTube will find you out

Albo learns: YouTube will find you out

It seems that the Liberal Party has caught out Federal Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese of ripping off lines from a movie in a recent address. When will they learn? The internet will always find you out.

published January 24, 2012 by

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A world without Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales jumped on the "screw SOPA" bandwagon this week and led Wikipedia into a 24-hour blackout to protest, causing panic, confusion and general hysteria among the knowledge-seeking population. But ask yourself this: what if Wikipedia never came back online?

published January 19, 2012 by

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Siri and Wolfram: friends with benefits

Once you've found out what the weather's like in Ukraine, and asked what the meaning of life is, Apple's Siri assistant can seem pretty useless — doubly so, if you're in Australia. But if you team it up with Wolfram Alpha, you can get some nice results to questions with substance.

published December 1, 2011 by

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iPad won't fix air travel

iPad won't fix air travel

Apple's iPad made its way onto Jetstar airlines this week for passengers to rent in-flight on trips longer than two hours. Nice idea, but you're looking in the wrong place if you want to fix air travel, Jetstar.

published November 9, 2011 by

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