Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2

Review: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2

An Atom based Android tablet with more style than you’d expect at this price point, although battery life doesn’t live up to the hype.
By Alex Kidman Mar 9 2015, 10:54AM
The New Security Suite

The New Security Suite

The threat landscape has changed, with cybercriminals more dangerous than ever. Alex Kidman looks at the dangers, and how the professionals are protecting us.
By Alex Kidman Feb 3 2015, 2:15PM
The Complete NBN Guide

The Complete NBN Guide

Alex Kidman weighs up the pros and cons of both the Labor Party solution and the proposed LNP alternative. If getting the right broadband network for the country is what you’ll be voting for this election, this is what you need to know.
By Alex Kidman Sep 2 2013, 2:51PM
PC & Tech Authority Issue 190 excerpt - NBN: The Complete Guide

PC & Tech Authority Issue 190 excerpt - NBN: The Complete Guide

The latest issue of PC & Tech Authority is on sale now - and here's a taste of our pre-election NBN Guide!
By David Hollingworth , Alex Kidman Aug 12 2013, 3:39PM
Vintage Tech: Looking back at the ZX Spectrum

Vintage Tech: Looking back at the ZX Spectrum

Yet another classic system turns 30 this week - the ZX Spectrum. So what was so special about Clive Sinclair's first colour computer, with its rubber keyboards and garish colour systems?
By Alex Kidman Apr 23 2012, 1:37PM
Vintage Tech: Looking back at the Apple II

Vintage Tech: Looking back at the Apple II

We're feeling a bit older with news this week that the Apple II is turning 35. So what was so special about it?
By Alex Kidman Apr 17 2012, 10:50AM
Vintage tech: Looking back at the Commodore 64

Vintage tech: Looking back at the Commodore 64

News this week that the Commodore 64 is turning 30 makes us feel old. Really old. So what was so special about it?
By Alex Kidman Jan 5 2012, 9:37AM
HP's Touchpad fire sale: Is this a weak chink in Apple's armour?

HP's Touchpad fire sale: Is this a weak chink in Apple's armour?

Drop the price of tablets and people will not only turn up, the stores will flood with people eager to buy.
By Alex Kidman Aug 22 2011, 7:08PM
MacBook Air vs Pro: Which Mac laptop should I get now?

MacBook Air vs Pro: Which Mac laptop should I get now?

How well does Apple’s new MacBook Air stack up against the existing MacBook Pro line? PC & Tech Authority looks at the options.
By Alex Kidman Jul 21 2011, 3:46PM
Internode's new plans: discounts for Reach service depend on where you live

Internode's new plans: discounts for Reach service depend on where you live

The popular ISP Internode says its new plans pass on the “high underlying cost” of doing business with Telstra
By Alex Kidman Jul 12 2011, 4:45PM
Telstra wireless broadband reviewed

Telstra wireless broadband reviewed

Telstra's still the fastest option out there, but the speed margin isn't as impressive as it once was.
By Alex Kidman Jun 27 2011, 5:07PM
VividWireless wireless broadband reviewed

VividWireless wireless broadband reviewed

Excellent plan prices but both speed and coverage could do with improving
By Alex Kidman Jun 27 2011, 4:55PM
Virgin wireless broadband reviewed

Virgin wireless broadband reviewed

Solid data rates and excellent per-Kb pricing make Virgin a great budget broadband offering
By Alex Kidman Jun 27 2011, 4:54PM
Vodafone wireless broadband reviewed

Vodafone wireless broadband reviewed

Vodafone's plan pricing is competitive, but as our review reveals, network speeds and availability lag badly
By Alex Kidman Jun 27 2011, 4:53PM
Optus wireless broadband reviewed

Optus wireless broadband reviewed

Optus’ network performance remains impressive, but we wish they’d come up with simpler and much better value plans
By Alex Kidman Jun 27 2011, 4:50PM
Three wireless broadband reviewed

Three wireless broadband reviewed

Terrible speeds, small coverage area and poor plan value make Three a provider best avoided.
By Alex Kidman Jun 27 2011, 4:48PM
Telstra Home Broadband: The state of play

Telstra Home Broadband: The state of play

Is the ISP that's traditionally been Australia's most expensive becoming Australia's best value? We look at the numbers to work out what's happening with Telstra's home broadband offerings.
By Alex Kidman Jun 8 2011, 11:55AM
What is the best way to compare broadband plans?

What is the best way to compare broadband plans?

Australians spend too much on broadband, but which of the sites that help you compare ISPs actually help?
By Alex Kidman May 25 2011, 4:28PM
Should your home broadband connection be IPv6 ready right now?

Should your home broadband connection be IPv6 ready right now?

Some ISPs are beginning to plug IPv6 home routers, but should you be concerned about it? Here's the situation for home routers and networking equipment in a nutshell.
By Alex Kidman May 6 2011, 12:25PM
Tech Deals: Get lots of iPhone games cheap right now, here's our pick of 48

Tech Deals: Get lots of iPhone games cheap right now, here's our pick of 48

Looking for a new game for your iPhone? A bunch of developers have cut prices on a range of top-end iOS games from Street Fighter to Mega Man II and Zombie Infection.
By Alex Kidman Feb 11 2011, 11:39AM