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  • Australia Says 'Yeah, Nah' To Alexa Doing Our Shopping

    23 October 2017 11:34 PM 123

    Australians are historically early adopters for most technology - particularly smartphones, and Siri. But when it comes to having our Google Home Assistant, or Amazon Echo's Alexa picking up some milk and bread for us - turns out we just aren't that keen. A new survey from My Discount Deals says 20 per cent of us wouldn't even consider trusting a voice

  • Epson launches new EcoTank printers

    23 October 2017 9:53 PM 167

    Epson will add two new photo printers, the ET-7700 and ET-7750, to its popular cartridge-free EcoTank printer range. The new ET-7700 and ET-7750 photo printers use a five-colour ink system for improved photo and document print quality, adding a Photo Black ink to the Cyan. Magenta, Yellow and Black inks used in the original range. All new models are supplied

  • Nintendo is selling more consoles than the competition did last year, despite supply issues

    20 October 2017 8:57 PM 106

    It seems that Nintendo has finally cracked the code to get more of its consoles into American homes. Nintendo's Switch console has been the top-selling games console in the US for five of the past seven months since its March release, despite the fact that the console has been hard to find for many buyers, according to new data from Nintendo charted

  • Some Digital Switch Games Will Get Limited Run Physical Editions

    20 October 2017 7:52 PM 110

    Limited Run Games has announced it is approved to publish physical editions of Nintendo Switch games, continuing the publisher's trend of highlighting digital indie games in physical form. Limited Run Games, a publisher that deals in limited edition physical versions of various games, made the announcement on its Twitter. The publisher doesn't have any details

  • Sharp made a mini version of the Essential Phone, just uglier

    20 October 2017 1:44 PM 110

    Sharp's newest Aquos-branded phone, the Aquos R Compact, looks a lot like the Essential Phone, except with worse design. It features the same top notch as Essential, but has larger bottom bezels and a real home button. I'm usually super into Sharp's Aquos phones, but that's not the case with this one. I just want a glorious bezel-free display. Still

  • Sharp Aquos R Compact is a Tri Bezel-less Phone Powered by Snapdragon 660 Chip

    20 October 2017 9:15 AM 343

    Sharp Aquos R Compact is the latest addition to the Japanese OEM’s smartphone lineup. It is quite evident from the name, that the smartphone is a smaller trimmed down version of the Aquos R. Just like its bigger brother, the Sharp Aquos R Compact features tri-bezel-less design. Sharp isn’t exactly a household name in the smartphone market, but the Japanese

  • Microsoft Surface Phone: Is This Thing Still On?

    19 October 2017 4:41 AM 139

    It has been a year since we last heard about the rumoured Microsoft Surface Phone and there is still no sign of the product in the market. So, is the Surface Pro converted in a smartphone still in the works? If new rumours are to be referred to, the answer is shockingly yes. It was pointed out that Microsoft has pulled the Lumia nameplate out of the market

  • Samsung announces Bixby 2.0, giant cloud of Things

    18 October 2017 5:40 PM 91

    Samsung will combine all its divergent Internet of Things services into the one, cloud-based service that will let users control all their devices using Samsung's voice-activated artificial intelligence assistant, Bixby. At the annual Samsung Developer Conference here in San Francisco, the world's largest consumer electronics company said its three existing

  • PUBG news: Battlegrounds studio addresses BIG PROBLEM before Xbox One release date

    15 October 2017 11:40 AM 153

    PUBG developer Bluehole is taking steps to address some of the game's biggest problems ahead of the Xbox One launch. PUBG developer Bluehole is addressing one of the game's biggest problems in quite spectacular fashion. Ahead of the Xbox One release date, the Battlegrounds developer is handing out bans left, right and centre. More than 320k players have been banned

  • National Bird Week takes flight from October 23

    13 October 2017 7:18 AM 115

    Help identify and tally 1.5 million birds in the seven days of National Bird Week. For the nation’s bird nerds, there are only 10 days to go until BirdLife Australia’s Aussie Bird Count from October 23-29. The aim is to tally 1.5 million birds in the seven days of National Bird Week. And two little birds, the Superb Fairy-wren and the Variegated Fairy-wren