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Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H motherboard: feature-rich, but not overkill

Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H motherboard: feature-rich, but not overkill

The Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H is a high-end motherboard without being too much overkill. Read our review.
By John Gillooly Jun 25 2012, 3:37PM
Microsoft's 40in Surface LED table becomes the PixelSense

Microsoft's 40in Surface LED table becomes the PixelSense

The touch-screen LED table formerly known as Surface lives on with a new name.
By Sophie Charara Jun 20 2012, 9:26AM
In Pictures: CSIRAC - Australia's first digital computer

In Pictures: CSIRAC - Australia's first digital computer

Sometimes, it's the oldest machines that are the most fascinating. We take an in-depth look at CSIRAC, Australia's first digital computer.
By Chris Jager Jun 14 2012, 10:16AM
New Mac Pro quietly muscles up

New Mac Pro quietly muscles up

Despite a two-hour long keynote at its WWDC, Apple’s updated Mac Pro line didn’t even get a mention. We check out its new 12-core system.
By Paddy Smith Jun 13 2012, 10:01AM
Seen but not heard: Noctua unveils noise-cancelling PC fan

Seen but not heard: Noctua unveils noise-cancelling PC fan

Noctua teams up with RotoSub to develop a noise-cancelling PC fan prototype.
By Chris Jager Jun 12 2012, 2:09PM
Apple reveals new Thunderbolt accessories at WWDC 2012

Apple reveals new Thunderbolt accessories at WWDC 2012

Fancy putting that Thunderbolt port of yours to good use? Apple's newly announced adaptors should sort you out nicely.
By Esat Dedezade Jun 12 2012, 9:35AM
In Pictures: Computex 2012 Asus product showcase

In Pictures: Computex 2012 Asus product showcase

Asus has unveiled a suite of new products at Computex 2012, including some exotic Windows 8 devices. Here are the highlights.
By Chris Jager Jun 5 2012, 2:24PM
Computex 2012: a Windows 8 menagerie

Computex 2012: a Windows 8 menagerie

Computex 2012 has unveiled an exotic array of Windows 8 devices in all shapes and sizes. Here are the highlights that have caught our eye so far.
By Chris Jager Jun 5 2012, 10:02AM
Microsoft confirms Windows 8 Upgrade Offer for Australians who buy a new Windows 7 PC

Microsoft confirms Windows 8 Upgrade Offer for Australians who buy a new Windows 7 PC

Purchasers of a new Windows 7 PC will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 for $14.99.
By Chris Jager Jun 4 2012, 10:50AM
Download Windows 8 Release Preview

Download Windows 8 Release Preview

The final Windows 8 beta is available now. Get the download here.
By Chris Jager Jun 1 2012, 10:43AM
Circle concept reinvents the printer

Circle concept reinvents the printer

Got a desk full of glorious hardware with an ugly duckling printer ruining everything? You need the Circle.
By Sophie Charara May 29 2012, 9:18AM
Bio PC adds a touch of greenery to the office computer

Bio PC adds a touch of greenery to the office computer

Meet the homemade desktop that's as green as the Hulk – though not quite as powerful
By Esat Dedezade May 28 2012, 9:25AM
'XXXL' sale at Dick Smith this Saturday

'XXXL' sale at Dick Smith this Saturday

Save up to 50% on select Dick Smith electronics, including laptops, GPS, digital radios and PC peripherals.
By Chris Jager May 25 2012, 11:46AM
Windows 8 boot: too fast for its own good

Windows 8 boot: too fast for its own good

According to Microsoft, Windows 8 PCs will boot up so fast, there's no time for keystroke commands. Say hello to the Boot Options menu.
By Chris Jager May 24 2012, 4:09PM
Thunderbolt arrives on Asus/MSI motherboards

Thunderbolt arrives on Asus/MSI motherboards

Limited to Apple Macs and the odd monitor and drive, Thunderbolt is making its PC debut in Asus' and MSI's new range of Thunderbolt-equipped motherboards.
By Chris Jager May 24 2012, 9:34AM
Inside Acer's Australian computer facility

Inside Acer's Australian computer facility

See inside Acer's Australian headquarters where desktops and laptops are repaired, tested and assembled.
By Chris Jager May 16 2012, 4:31PM
Video: how Moore’s Law will soon fail

Video: how Moore’s Law will soon fail

Theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku, explains how the law of doubling will be blown when new machines appear
By Luke Edwards May 1 2012, 8:46AM
The Microbee stages a comeback

The Microbee stages a comeback

The humble Microbee computer is back in 'limited edition' kit form - with original Z80 chipset intact.
By Chris Jager Apr 26 2012, 12:28PM
Intel launches Ivy Bridge processors

Intel launches Ivy Bridge processors

Quad-core i5 and i7 processors hitting desktops first, i3 and i5 chips for ultrabooks to follow
By Stephen Graves Apr 24 2012, 9:13AM
Product brief: Gigabyte G1-Sniper motherboard review

Product brief: Gigabyte G1-Sniper motherboard review

An Intel Socket 1156 motherboard aimed squarely at gamers of the FPS persuasion.
By John Gillooly Apr 23 2012, 5:13PM