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Comparison chart: NAS devices

Comparison chart: NAS devices

Selecting a NAS and configuring it for your company's needs requires careful evaluation and planning. This comparison chart will help you target the most important details. More about NAS selection: For...

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Tropical tech: IT challenges in remote communities

Tropical tech: IT challenges in remote communities

Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.

October 23, 2014 by

CeBIT 2012 opens: photos

CeBIT 2012 opens: photos

Business-technology exhibition CeBIT 2012 kicked off today, bringing together a who's who of technology players. Many exhibitors appeared to be playing it safe, with booth babes absent from view. Instead, a few took BYO to heart, and brought their own trucks, caravans and bikes.

May 21, 2012 by

The latest in emergency tech: pics

The latest in emergency tech: pics

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.

March 12, 2012 by

NICTA's glimpse of tomorrow's tech: pics

NICTA's glimpse of tomorrow's tech: pics

National ICT Australia (NICTA) has thrown its doors open for the seventh time in as many years, inviting all to see what's next in cutting-edge technology and also to open the Digital Productivity Showcase, a demonstration of future applications that will likely use and show the capabilities of the National Broadband Network.

February 23, 2012 by

It's DAMsmart! Behind the scenes: photos

It's DAMsmart! Behind the scenes: photos

Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here's a glimpse at some of the tech used behind-the-scenes at their Canberra office.

April 29, 2011 by

Secret CIA spy gadgets go public: photos

Secret CIA spy gadgets go public: photos

When you think CIA, the last word likely to come to mind is "open". And yet the US spy organisation has begun to lift the lid — albeit ever so slightly — in a bid to cultivate public support. In fact, the agency recently launched a retooled website, complete with YouTube and Flickr channels.

February 25, 2011 by

NICTA Techfest 2011: photos

NICTA Techfest 2011: photos

National ICT Australia (NICTA) held its annual Techfest event on Wednesday where it showcased the latest and greatest in research technology.

February 25, 2011 by

MacTel announces AU$85m datacentre expansion

Macquarie Telecom has said it will be expanding its Macquarie Park Intellicentre in a staged process, with the first part to cost between AU$75 million and AU$85 million in capex during 2019. Read more: https://zd.net/2KxtPDs

August 7, 2018

ACMA completes NBN migration rules

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has introduced its final rules for the transition of consumers onto the NBN, including the requirements for line tests and copper speed tests. Read more: https://zd.net/2JOAKYh

July 24, 2018

Optus picked for NSW government telco panel

Optus Business has been chosen to provide mobile, fixed data, fixed voice, and internet services for the NSW government over the next five years as part of its Telecommunications Purchasing Arrangements. Read more: https://zd.net/2L7wpoU

July 19, 2018

Kogan Agora and Agora Pro

Kogan Agora and Agora Pro

The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.

December 8, 2008 by

Acer Aspire 9504

Acer Aspire 9504

Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.

November 27, 2005 by

Samsung D600

Samsung D600

Samsung's D500 was voted the best mobile handset of 2005 by the GSM association. Can the upgraded D600 outdo it in 2006?

November 2, 2005 by

Nokia 5140i

Nokia 5140i

Those looking for a rugged phone that can take the bumps will do well to flock to the Nokia 5140i.

November 1, 2005 by

HP iPAQ h6515

HP iPAQ h6515

Can the addition of GPS on HP's latest PDA-phone inject some much-needed oomph back into the dwindling PDA market?

October 16, 2005 by

Motorola A1000

Motorola A1000

For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.

September 25, 2005 by

Sony Ericsson Z800i

Sony Ericsson Z800i

A top-shelf 3G offering with a focus on multimedia, the Z800i is a real crowd-pleaser despite its bulk factor.

August 22, 2005 by

Sony Ericsson K750i

Sony Ericsson K750i

We can barely fault the 2-megapixel K750i from Sony Ericsson, which is a very compelling and easy-to-use handset for mobile users looking to upgrade.

August 8, 2005 by

Nokia 6230i

Nokia 6230i

Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.

July 11, 2005 by

Sony Ericsson K300i

Sony Ericsson K300i

Sony Ericsson's K300i is an easy to use, inexpensive phone with a modest range of features including a VGA camera, infrared port and a media player. Read our Australian review to find out more.

June 6, 2005 by

Siemens SL65

Siemens SL65

Siemens's SL65 slider phone is a conundrum of sorts. Will it stand out enough to become a favourite slider phone? Or will it simply fade in the myriad of choices in the market today?

May 2, 2005 by

Nokia 3230

Nokia 3230

The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.

May 2, 2005 by

Samsung D500

Samsung D500

Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.

April 25, 2005 by

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