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Apple has become a leading consumer electronics company by reinventing the smartphone with the iPhone as well as the MP3 player with the iPod. Now Apple is looking to revolutionize computing with the iPad. And of course there's the Mac. Simply put, the company is firing on all cylinders.

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Building 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.

February 23, 2012 in Apple

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 in Apple

Apple's Siri versus Windows Phone's Ziggy

Apple's Siri set the pace for voice control on smartphones last year, and competitors are now coming out of the woodwork to challenge Apple's new yardstick. Can Ziggy for the Windows Phone 7 usurp the voice throne?

January 12, 2012 in Apple

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 in Apple

Solving Apple vs Samsung

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 in Apple

iOS 5.0.1: is Siri fair dinkum fixed?

The first update to iOS 5 is out, and Apple has promised better dictation results for Australians using Siri on the iPhone 4S. Does Apple live up to its promise to make Siri more fair dinkum with her results?

November 10, 2011 in Apple

Siri Strikes Back

Siri is the flagship feature of the new iPhone 4S, but what happens when it comes out of beta and starts getting smarter?

October 13, 2011 in Apple

The iPhone 4S(teve)

The iPhone that experts told us no one would buy has flown off of the proverbial pre-order shelves in the US. This week's Nerdcam looks at why this happened.

October 10, 2011 in Apple

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air review

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air review

The 2013 13-inch MacBook Air has enough internal improvements to make it one of the most desirable ultraportable notebooks on the market. It may lack an ultra-high-resolution display and touchscreen functionality, but there's little else to fault it.

July 3, 2013 by in Laptops

Office 2013: a pleasant surprise

Office 2013: a pleasant surprise

After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.

July 16, 2012 by in Reviews

Buffalo AirStation 1750

Buffalo AirStation 1750

The AirStation 1750 is a decent router with a solid, if uninspiring, feature set and good compatibility with existing wireless devices. However, its impressive 802.11ac performance shows that this is a new technology worth keeping an eye on.

June 18, 2012 by in Reviews

Xirrus XR-4000 Wireless Array

Xirrus XR-4000 Wireless Array

The XR-4000 is a very flexible, configurable and manageable Wi-Fi array that provides a compelling alternative to traditional solutions. Xirrus's modular architecture and pricing allows businesses to cater for their current requirements while retaining a clear upgrade path.

January 16, 2012 by in Reviews

V-Locity 3

V-Locity 3

Diskeeper's easy-to-deploy defragmentation tool requires little management to keep virtual machine storage in tip-top condition, without adversely affecting the activities of other VMs on the same hypervisor or storage network.

November 8, 2011 by in Reviews

ZyXEL NWA3160-N

ZyXEL NWA3160-N

ZyXEL's NWA3160-N is a very flexible 802.11n access point that's capable of performing all the roles required in a managed wireless LAN, making it a very cost-effective choice.

July 11, 2011 by in Reviews

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