PopUp MP3 Player (New Window)
PopUp MP3 Player (New Window)

login btn    register btn

Technology News

Bringing you the latest breaking technology news from your favourite brands. All our technology news is updated hourly so we can provide you with breaking technology stories.

Samsung Galaxy S5 takes ice bucket challenge, nominates Apple and HTC

samsungiceWe’ve seen people taking the ice bucket challenge but Samsung has cleverly shown waterproof Galaxy S5 take the plunge before calling out Apple, HTC and Nokia.

The ice bucket challenge has swept social media to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) with celebrities, sporting men and women and CEOs getting dunked and nominating others to do the same.

Samsung jumped on the opportunity with the new Galaxy S5 which is completely waterproof.

Read more: Samsung Galaxy S5 takes ice bucket challenge, nominates Apple and HTC

Apple to kick off iPhone 5 battery replacement program

iphone 5 angledsharp front back white printApple will this week kick off a battery replacement program for iPhone 5 devices that run out of charge quickly because of a faulty battery.

The program will kick off in Australia on August 29.

Apple says a small percentage of iPhone 5 models sold between September 2012 and January 2013 are affected.

Read more: Apple to kick off iPhone 5 battery replacement program

Is this the best look at the iPhone 6

behanceiphone7It seems the rumour floodgates have opened ahead of the iPhone 6 launch next month with even more images and specs emerging.

Behance.net, a site that showcases industrial design, has what appear to be the most comprehensive images and stats about the upcoming iPhone.

If the images on Behance are to be believed, the iPhone 6 – which could also be called the iPhone Air – will have a 4.7-inch screen and have a thickness of 6.5mm.

Read more: Is this the best look at the iPhone 6

Nearly half of Australia's businesses not backing up data effectively

seagatenasbackup2Nearly half of Australian businesses have lost files because they were not backed up effectively, according to the latest research from storage company Seagate.

The study shows 45 per cent of Australian businesses have lost work while 17 per cent have lost files, photos and documents more than once.

The most common excuse for not having adequate backup is lack of time (38 per cent) and lack of knowledge about the technology (20 per cent).

Read more: Nearly half of Australia's businesses not backing up data effectively

Get in the tech groove with Episode 172 of Two Blokes Talking Tech

podcastthumbYour weekly tech round up is right here with Episode 172 of Two Blokes Talking Tech hosted by Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech and Trevor Long.

On this week’s show, tablet sales drop and Apple’s iPad loses the top spot so is the love affair over?

The Blokes also talk about Samsung’s new device to combat the iPhone 6 – the Galaxy Alpha and the Ignore No More app created by a frustrated mum whose kids weren’t calling her back.

Read more: Get in the tech groove with Episode 172 of Two Blokes Talking Tech

Apple's iPad loses top spot as tablet sales falter

ipadair1Is Australia’s love affair with the tablet over? Sales from the last six months are down a whopping 28 per cent and Apple’s iPad has slipped from the top spot.

A new study by tech analysts Telsyte has revealed the sharp sales decline after years of solid growth.

Research shows the many customers who already own a tablet are waiting for a reason to upgrade.

Read more: Apple's iPad loses top spot as tablet sales falter

Tech Guide Episode 110 for the latest tech news, views and reviews

tg-pod-cast-v2Get updated and educated about the latest tech news and reviews with Episode 110 of the top-rating Tech Guide podcast hosted by editor Stephen Fenech.

On this week’s show we take a look at the Samsung weapon to combat the upcoming iPhone 6 from Apple – the flagship Galaxy Alpha smartphone plus the world’s first interactive Bluetooth toothbrush from Oral B and the Presto – the new “all you can eat” streaming music service that’s cheaper a cup of coffee per week.

In the Tech Guide reviews we hit the road with the new E-Go motorised longboard, hit the golf course with the Garmin Approach S6 GPS watch and hit the road with the Navman 7-inch GPS device.

Read more: Tech Guide Episode 110 for the latest tech news, views and reviews

Presto slashes price on unlimited movie streaming service

presto2Presto, the new entertainment streaming service, has slashed the price on its new “all you can eat” flat rate movie subscription service.

Powered by Foxtel, Presto offers an on-demand movie service that can be streamed to computers, tablets and to your TV via the new Google Chromecast.

The service now costs a flat rate of $9.99 per month ongoing, down from $19.99 per month, but with no lock in contract.

Read more: Presto slashes price on unlimited movie streaming service

Subcategories

  • Televisions

    TV News

    Providing you with the latest news for Led TV's, LCD TV's, Plasma tv's and OLED TV. Not to mention the latest news on your favourite TV channels.

    Article Count:
    99
  • BD/DVD

    DVD & Blu-ray Disc news

    Get all the latest Blu-ray Disc and DVD news as well as new release updates.

    Article Count:
    42
  • Gaming

    Gaming News

    Get the latest gaming news on all your favourite consoles and video games including Xbox One, PS4, Sony, Microsoft, Sony Vita, PC and much more.

    Article Count:
    96
  • Mobiles

    Mobile Phone News

    Read the latest mobile phone and smartphone news and announcements including news about Apple's iPhone, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and the many devices running the Android operating system.

    Article Count:
    379
  • Digital Cameras

    Digital Camera News

    Read the latest digital camera news from all the major brands including Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus, Sony, Samsung, Panasonic Lumix and much more.

    Article Count:
    25
  • In-Car

    In-Car News

    The latest in-car news including products from all major GPS and satellite navigator manufacturers incuding TomTom. Navman, Garmin and Magellan. Read about the new Bluetooth, car audio and other in-car products and much more.

    Article Count:
    23
  • Internet

    Internet News

    Read about the latest internet related news including the latest Facebook, Twiiter and social networking news plus much more.

    Article Count:
    203
  • Computers

    Laptop News

    Read the latest laptop and computer news online including the latest on notbooks, Apple products and much more.

    Article Count:
    183
  • Gadgets

    Gadget News

    Get the latest gadget news and tablet news from the most popular brands including the Apple Ipad.

    Article Count:
    107
  • Audio

    Audio News

    Read about the latest Audio News online including featured news from our podcasts about the latest MP3 players including Apple Ipod's.

    Article Count:
    335