The 6 best tablet keyboards for any tablet

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Jenneth Orantia taps and types away on Bluetooth keyboards to determine which is the best accessory for your tablet.

Inside Apple’s MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2012 updates: all the new specs outlined

Inside Apple's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2012 updates: all the new specs outlined

Apple’s refreshed their MacBook Pro and Air notebook lines once again but this time it’s far more than just a spec bump. Admittedly the spec upgrade is pretty impressive but there’s a new member of the Apple notebook family: the MacBook Pro 15in with Retina display. That’s 2880 x 1800 pixels crammed into a 15.4in…

Big heavy stuff (not): Toshiba Satellite Z830 review

Big heavy stuff (not): Toshiba Satellite Z830 review

If the ideal of Ultrabooks is to take current big power-guzzling notebooks and transform them into tablet-like feather-light slivers of alloy without sacrificing too much performance or functionality the 13.3in Toshiba Satellite Z830 comes closer than most to meeting it. This is a big notebook slimmed down to a ridiculous thickness (15.9mm) and weight (1.2kg)…

Toshiba Satellite Z830 Ultrabook: Writing is on the wall for big laptops

Toshiba Satellite Z830 Ultrabook: Writing is on the wall for big laptops

When the first Ultrabooks arrived from ASUS and Acer they seemed to target the inspiration for Ultrabooks in the first place — the MacBook Air — with the same strong focus on style and the same wedge shape.But Toshiba has taken a slightly different approach. Its Ultrabook the Z830 looks more like a razor-thin business…

Tech bargains: Get a feel for daily deals

Tech bargains: Get a feel for daily deals

It wasn’t too long ago that online shopping was still a novelty for most people with many deterred by fears about credit card security and generally uncomfortable buying goods without touching them first.These days Australian shoppers are buying so much online that physical retailers have been notoriously on the ropes – desperately discounting and embracing…

Mini PC for movie lovers: Shuttle XS35GT review

Mini PC for movie lovers: Shuttle XS35GT review

The appeal of a small silent efficient yet powerful PC is immediately obvious. Not only is it a very capable media box it’s great for flexible office needs. The Shuttle XS35GT is smaller than your average Uni textbook and is a tiny 252mm long 154mm high and only 33mm thick. It doesn’t use any fans;…

13 great iPad accessories

13 great iPad accessories

If you ordered your iPad online you’ve still got a few days to get accessories to match it; if you got it at an Apple Store congratulations: now it’s time to look after it. Several of these must-haves are straight from Cupertino but a growing array of third-party accessories will guarantee many new ways to…

Dell launches $700 Ubuntu Linux netbook onto Australian market

Dell launches $700 Ubuntu Linux netbook onto Australian market

If you like Dell’s netbooks but aren’t so keen on the company’s choice of OS (you can have Windows XP or err Windows XP) then the Latitude 2100 could find its way onto your shopping list.While Dell has offered Linux on many desktops and laptops in overseas markets the just-launched 10.1 inch netbook is the…

HP EliteBook 6930p: a rugged rover

HP EliteBook 6930p: a rugged rover

HP have positioned the EliteBook 6930p as the ultimate road warrior’s notebook claiming outstanding battery life (of up to 24 hours) business ruggedness and all the processing power a business user would need. The EliteBook 6930p certainly looks the part with its brushed metal lid tough recessed hinges and front panel clip which stops the lid…