PCs & Laptops
PCs & Laptops
NBN Watch: Satellite Pains
It's not quite a satellite of love...
Mar 30 2017, 4:44PM
Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband
Is satellite enough fro rural Australian families?
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Dec 7 2016, 3:28PM
In the Game of Technologies, will you be an NBN loser?
We break down the mix of technologies making up Australia's National Broadband Network.
Nov 8 2016, 3:23PM
Toshiba's new 2013 laptops unveiled
Starting at $499, here is a handy gallery of Toshiba's latest laptops, including the Satellite C, P, S and L Series and the Portege Z10t.
May 9 2013, 10:09AM
Toshiba unleashes wide Ivy Bridge ultrabook on Aussies
Ivy Bridge-powered Ultrabook with 14.4in 'panoramic' screen lands in Australia.
Jun 5 2012, 9:44PM
Fixed NBN wireless broadband coming to NSW's North Coast
The NBN Co has announced plans for fixed wireless broadband on the North and Mid North Coast of NSW.
May 18 2012, 3:16PM
Viral of the week – 121MP earth satellite shots
Using a satellite 22,369 miles away, with a filter for a rusty orange colour for vegetation, creates a fascinating way of seeing Earth.
May 15 2012, 9:26AM
Australian outback satellite gateway to deliver NBN to remote communities
Bourke in the north-west of NSW will be home to NBN Co's new satellite ground station gateway.
May 10 2012, 1:59PM
Australia's first NBN satellite ground station gateway announced
Australia's first space-gateway to the NBN will be located in Merimbula on the NSW Far South Coast, NBN Co. has announced.
Apr 23 2012, 10:17AM
NBN Satellite: what it costs, and who can get it
It's the only option for thousands of Australians who can't get decent broadband any other way. So what exactly do you get with a satellite connection?
Mar 1 2012, 4:02PM
Photos: Skybridge installs NBN satellites
As part of the NBN satellite trials initiated this month, 200 existing SkyMesh and HarbourSAT users have had the satellite service installed at their homes. This means more than the ONT box fibre and fixed wireless users get - it's an entirely new satellite dish along with their existing one.
Jul 5 2011, 9:11AM
Toshiba Satellites arrive: Sorting latest generation Intel laptops from old
The new Toshiba Satellite range includes some extremely cheap 15.6in machines, but check the specs carefully to see what you're getting.
May 9 2011, 12:07PM
Q&A: what would happen if GPS failed?
The author of a report claims we're too dependent on the global positioning system.
Mar 9 2011, 8:49AM
Next-generation GPS satellite launches successfully
The first in a new generation of global positioning system (GPS) satellites has successfully reached orbit, after a much-delayed launch schedule
May 31 2010, 9:13AM
Toshiba's Satellite T110 lacks power, but the price is tempting
Toshiba’s daintily proportioned Satellite T110 is lacking in power, but it’s got it where it counts
May 27 2010, 11:05AM
Street View photos used for amazing Google Earth 3D cities
Google has combined its wealth of street view data with satellite imagery to create the a 3D city effect, while a Microsoft engineer has given an amazing demo of live video within Bing Maps. See the videos.
Apr 14 2010, 5:04PM
Toshiba unveils new Tecras and multi-touch Satellite
Toshiba has announced new additions to its business laptop line-up for 2010, including new Tecra corporate models, the mainstream Satellite Pro S500, and a new version of the Satellite Pro U500 with a multi-touch display.
Feb 11 2010, 10:35AM
Toshiba Satellite A350, a standout mid-price laptop for both student work and play
It’s not the most powerful, but its games performance and features help the Toshiba A350 stand out in the price bracket for mid-price laptops
Aug 14 2009, 7:00AM
Spy tech: Your own personal satellite for just $US8000
A California company is offering personal satellites for sale at bargain basement prices, complete with all the necessary gear to launch, monitor and run your own satellite from the "privacy" of your home computer.
Aug 5 2009, 11:37AM
California lawmaker wants satellite images blurred
A member of the California assembly has tabled a bill that would force mapping companies to blur out millions of images in case they aid terrorists..
Mar 5 2009, 4:55PM
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