PCs & Laptops
PCs & Laptops
Video How To: Backup and restore your Android phone
Restoring your smartphone data - or changing to a new phone - can be a breeze with the right app.
Jul 31 2012, 11:40AM
Weekend Project: Get your video on the go
Your tablet’s screen is perfect for watching your legally purchased movies and TV shows on the go. The trick is actually getting them from DVD to tablet.
Jul 27 2012, 3:45PM
Weekend Project: Configure your router
How to configure your router to achieve optimal best performance and security for your home network
Jul 20 2012, 4:19PM
Weekend Project: Mastering RAID arrays
RAID protects data from hardware failure and improves transfer speed - get the low down on setting up your own array.
Jul 13 2012, 12:50PM
Microsoft Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals
We take a look at the top projects at this year's Microsoft Imagine Cup finals in Sydney.
Jul 11 2012, 1:24PM
Weekend Project: Build your own supercomputer
Looking for a techie DIY adventure? Maybe it's time to build a supercomputer in your own home?
Jun 29 2012, 11:52AM
Beat mobile bill shock: Global roaming
Overseas travellers can often find themselves stung badly by roaming fees - both voice and data. We look at some simple ways to avoid the worst.
May 24 2012, 2:01PM
We have a WINNER, for our Intel/Monash IT competition!
It's great news for one lucky Monash student, as we announce the winner of last year's Intel, Monash and Atomic IT Education competition.
May 16 2012, 11:08AM
How To: Encrypt your data
Don't expose your data to hackers and thieves. This tutorial explains encryption and shows you how to protect your own files.
May 7 2012, 11:47AM
System Builder: How to apply Thermal Paste
A good contact between CPU and heatsink is crucial yet it is something more people get wrong than anything else. Read on for a crash-course from the Labs.
Apr 23 2012, 3:47PM
System Builder: Watercooling goes mainstream
Once the domain of only the most hardcore of the overclockers, watercooling is now in everyone's reach. We walk you through the basics.
Apr 20 2012, 4:22PM
Getting started in HTML5
Feeling confused about HTML5? We look at the origins and features of the new technology and how you can learn more about it.
Apr 19 2012, 5:00PM
Buying Guide: Network Attached Storage
On the lookout for a new NAS? We shortlist three of the best boxes on the market -- for work, play or a mixture of both.
Apr 19 2012, 3:23PM
How to build your own media centre
Music, movies, live TV and more -- a media PC can be the heart of your entertainment system. We show you how to set one up.
Apr 17 2012, 2:56PM
System Builder: The way the wind blows
We explain why a steady air flow is just as important to your PC as it is to your lungs.
Apr 17 2012, 1:44PM
How to: Track stolen devices
Want to find a stolen laptop, tablet or smartphone? We show you how to locate and wipe a missing device.
Apr 16 2012, 3:45PM
AMD Radeon HD 7870 Reference Disassembly Guide
We follow up last week's guide with another on the mainstream AMD Radeon 7870 graphics card, one that may be a better choice for watercooling.
Apr 12 2012, 2:07PM
System Builder: Don’t Panic over PCI-E
We explain why you shouldn't be worrying about PCI-Express Gen 3 just yet.
Apr 12 2012, 2:05PM
AMD Radeon HD 7970 Reference Disassembly Guide
We show you how to pull apart the AMD Radeon 7970 graphics card, and see what's inside.
Apr 4 2012, 12:01PM
How do you make a homemade NAS?
We show one reader how to turn his spare motherboard into a NAS device.
Apr 4 2012, 11:50AM
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