Luke Hopewell

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.

Latest Posts

Introducing Evi: Siri's new worst enemy

Another smart-looking competitor to Siri's voice throne has exploded onto iOS and Android this week. It's called Evi, and today we're looking at whether it has the goods to take down the reigning Apple champ.

January 26, 2012 by Luke Hopewell

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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.

January 24, 2012 by Luke Hopewell


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?

January 19, 2012 by Luke Hopewell

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A very chiptuned Christmas

It's Christmas time again and this week for the last Nerdcam of the year, we're getting a little festive by showing you a few ways you can play your own chiptune Christmas carols.

December 15, 2011 by Luke Hopewell


High-tech hide and seek

The holidays have come around again, and that means finding ways to entertain yourself. How about a game of high-tech hide and seek with your friends? Nerdcam shows you how.

December 12, 2011 by Luke Hopewell

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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.

December 1, 2011 by Luke Hopewell

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Apple and Samsung's patent (thumb) war

The freight train of patent litigation that is Apple vs. Samsung in the Australian Federal Court continues to barrel along with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Is there a chance that we could settle this case quickly, like adults?

November 17, 2011 by Luke Hopewell

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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.

November 9, 2011 by Luke Hopewell