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Panasonic’s DMR-UBT1 can play 4K discs and record your TV shows in HD


Panasonic has just announced its latest 4K UHD player and high definition recorder so you can enjoy the highest quality entertainment and record your favourite programs with one product. The Panasonic DMR-UBT1 combines a 4K Ultra High Definition Blu-ray player with a twin HD TV tuner for full definition recording. Onboard is a 2TB hard drive that can fit up to 1,370 hours of HD …

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Samsung’s credit-card sized T5 SSD can carry your data safely and securely


Samsung has just released the T5 – latest version of its portable SSD (solid state drive) which can offer even faster read and write speeds and keep your data safe and secure at the same time. Ideal for mobile professionals and anyone else who wants to carry and transfer large amounts of data, the Samsung T5 SSD is smaller than a credit card and made from …

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Australians guilty of losing or smashing thousands of smartphones per day


Australians love technology especially when it comes to smartphones but we’re also guilty of losing them or damaging them beyond repair, according to a recent study by Finder. In the last five years Australians have lost or destroyed more than 2.5 million smartphones. That equates to 1,370 devices per day. Finder’s survey spoke to 2,005 Australians with one in 10 admitting they’d broken at least …

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Get up close to the latest devices at the Technology and Gadget Expo 2017


The Technology and Gadget Expo kicks off in Melbourne this week to showcase the latest products, inventions, start-ups and innovations from across Australia in an interactive way. The TGE 2017 will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on August 19 and August 20. And this year’s showing has more than twice the number of exhibits than last year’s event which attracted more …

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Take a look at the Kensington accessories to make your digital life easier


Kensington makes great accessories that can be used with our digital devices to make life easier for users whether they’re sitting at their desk at home or out and about on the road. The company is offering a number of new products that are designed to keep up with our rapidly changing lifestyles, devices and demands. Kensington’s latest offerings offer convenience and comfort, efficiency and …

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Sony launches Bravia A1 Series 4K OLED TVs with in-screen sound


Sony has launched its latest range of Bravia TVs – the A1 Series – which have OLED screens and the world’s first in-screen sound system in a large television for a remarkable audio visual experience. Combining the incredible picture quality that OLED (organic light emitting diode) can deliver with Sony’s 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme and the result is dramatic with a lifelike picture, deep …

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Director Ridley Scott unleashes even more terror with Alien: Covenant


It’s been nearly four decades since Ridley Scott brought us the original Alien film and set a new standard mixing science fiction and horror. Now he’s back with another terrifying adventure with Alien: Covenant that’s now available on digital HD and on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K on August 16. Alien: Covenant is set ten years after the event of Scott’s 2012 film Prometheus and further …

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Subscription video on demand surging but free-to-air TV is sinking


Subscription video on demands services have exploded in the last 12 months with almost half of all customers saying they are rarely watching free-to-air TV anymore, according to a study by analyst firm Telsyte. There are now more than 3.7 million subscribers in Australia which is a year-on-year increase of 30 per cent. The Telsyte research of the Australian SVOD market shows almost half the …

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Transit information now available for more Australian cities on Apple Maps


Apple has expanded the transit information for Apple Maps to now include Brisbane and Perth to help commuters on their journey with the latest information about public transport. Transit data is already available for Sydney and Melbourne as well as other major cities arounds the world. The feature is helpful not only for commuters but also tourists who want to find their way around the …

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Kick off your weekend with Episode 310 of Two Blokes Talking Tech


For a fun, informative, and at times irreverent, look at the week’s biggest tech stories and products you need to listen to Episode 310 of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast with Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech and EFTM’s Trevor Long. This week the blokes discuss the HBO leak that included unaired Game of Thrones episodes, the leaked details of the next iPhone which came …

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Huawei Watch 2 – smartwatch with its own 4G SIM card – launches in Australia


Huawei has released Australia’s first 4G SIM-enabled smartwatch which will be available through the Vodafone network with full functionality independent of a smartphone. Huawei Watch 2 users will be able to make and receive calls and messages and use apps without a phone in sight. It will be available from Vodafone on August 16. The SIM card tray is located on the edge of the …

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