Chris Duckett

Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.

Latest Posts

IE8 roll-out will finally kill IE6

IE8 roll-out will finally kill IE6

Microsoft has announced that from next week, it will begin deploying its Internet Explorer 8 browser to the majority of users via Automatic Update — and there was much rejoicing and a feeling of relief.

published April 13, 2009 by

Comments

IE8 needs Canvas support

IE8 needs Canvas support

IE may be the quickest browser to load pages, but this is not a 100m dash; seems like someone has forgotten to tell Microsoft that there is another 300m of JavaScript to go until this race is over.

published March 19, 2009 by

Comments

Jailbreaking: A geek's Everest

Jailbreaking: A geek's Everest

If I choose to upgrade the engine of my car, Holden will not recall it at some point in the future to restore its default configuration. Yet to most users, this behaviour is perfectly acceptable for devices.

published February 23, 2009 by

Comments

Win7 team swallows UAC pride

Win7 team swallows UAC pride

I was waiting for the UAC-based security problems to occur after Windows 7's release but alas that was not to be, for problems have occurred in the beta version of Windows 7.

published February 5, 2009 by

Comments

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.

Top Stories