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April 23, 2014 by

Ready or not, 4K video is on its way

Consumers have yet to tune in to 4K. But while the technical merits are subject to debate, the recent NAB Show in Las Vegas left little doubt that a lot of work is going on behind the scenes to make Ultra HD TV the next big thing.

February 25, 2010 by

Time to name and shame the anti-open source extremists

If the BSA now wants to the U.S. government to drive open source under, then its members are also against open source. But the BSA's membership includes IBM, HP, Cisco, Adobe, and Dell -- some of the biggest boosters and biggest beneficiaries of open source on the planet.

February 7, 2010

iiNet: The whys and what nows

Last week the Federal Court ruled that internet service providers are not responsible for copyright violation by their customers. This is an important decision not just for iiNet, which spent around $4 million defending the case, but for all ISPs in Australia and, indeed, globally.

November 2, 2009 by

Psystar: From Hell's Heart, I Stab at Thee!

Much like Khan detonated the unstable doomsday "Genesis Device" in Star Trek II before his defeat at the hands of Captain Kirk and crew, Miami-based Psystar's last deed may very well be to inflict as many casualties on Apple Computer as possible before it dies.

December 16, 2007 by

How LCD makers lie to you about viewing angles

I was in a large computer store looking at computer LCD monitors and a lady was asking about which one was the better one to buy.  A man (presumably her family) told her that the ones which indicated TFT (Thin Film Transistor) were the ones to buy.

October 16, 2005 by

Wireless crackdown

The spread of convenient wireless LANs has delighted hackers, who find many WLANs vulnerable. Managing and securing a wireless network is therefore vital, but rarely done well. ZDNet Australia compares the offerings from AirDefense and AirMagnet.

June 27, 2003 by

Gloves off for the benchmark brawls

It's the season for benchmark tests--running new computers through tasks that no sane person would ever consider. So, Apple tested its new G5 machine against an inferior Dell, what's the big deal?

March 8, 2002 by

New FTC-DOJ deal makes us the losers

Once, both watchdogs shared guard duty over corporate combos. Now, for the sake of efficiency, the DOJ will take sole oversight of mergers in areas that matter most to consumers. But this is a case where faster may be more frightful.


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