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  • Philips bids farewell to consumer technology

    Philips bids farewell to consumer technology

    Philips has reportedly sold off its entire consumer tech division to concentrate on medical and lighting equipment. 1

  • PS4 to support 4K playback?

    PS4 to support 4K playback?

    As part of its push to get consumers using the new HD standard, rumours have suggested that Sony will add 4K support to the PS4. 1

  • ACCC puts an end to 'Wi-Fi Ready' marketing claims

    ACCC puts an end to 'Wi-Fi Ready' marketing claims

    The ACCC has declared companies will no longer be allowed to call devices "Wi-Fi Ready" if they require an extra purchase to add the wireless features.

  • Ariel Atom-inspired racing simulator costs a cool $19k

    Ariel Atom-inspired racing simulator costs a cool $19k

    The new TL1 is an all-in-one racing, flight and first-person-shooting motion simulator, which comes with some pretty neat hardware. 5

  • Smarter tech could slash electricity bills

    Smarter tech could slash electricity bills

    Household electronics need to be designed to operate like battery-saving mobile devices to keep a lid on climbing energy use from the growing number of connected gadgets in the home.

  • Tech Time Machine: 31 March

    Tech Time Machine: 31 March

    Did you know that it was on this day in 1999 that The Matrix premiered in US cinemas? Well, you do now.

  • JMC Soundboard makes music out of wood

    JMC Soundboard makes music out of wood

    Good guitars tend to be made of good-quality wood, and JMC Lutherie, a Switzerland-based company, prides itself on handcrafting these instruments out of the finest trees. Straying away from its specialty, JMC's latest release is a loudspeaker.

  • Quickflix movie streaming available now on Sony TVs

    Quickflix movie streaming available now on Sony TVs

    Sony has just switched on Quickflix's movie-streaming service for the company's internet-enabled TVs, Blu-ray players and home theatre systems. 4

  • Microsoft sees screens everywhere in futuristic video

    Microsoft sees screens everywhere in futuristic video

    Say what you will about Microsoft's execution in developing cool products and services consumers want — one thing Microsoft doesn't lack is the ability to create a clever glimpse into the possibilities for future technology. 1

  • PlayStation Network back online, offers free games

    PlayStation Network back online, offers free games

    As the PlayStation Network is restored for local users, Sony outlines details of its "Welcome Back" package which includes free games. 3

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