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Tech industry new year’s resolutions

In the spirit of such arbitrary conventions as year-end retrospective lists, year-start prospective lists and bad faith new year’s resolutions, here’s some promises our big tech companies should be making.

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A very retail Christmas

This may be one of the very last years that retail stores play a big part in pushing holiday software, so here’s a look at what the big three video game hardware companies will have available on shelves.

Nintendo’s troll trouble

Any major hardware release is preceded by a period of speculative analysis – predictions of the quality and specifications of the final product based only on whatever details are available. While much […]

What Nintendo’s 3DS might tell us about Wii U

With only a day and a bit to go until we finally get some solid details on the Wii U launch plans, this might be the final opportunity for some […]

Software review: Dropbox

10:00am There was once a time, I assume, where one’s level and kind of productivity was limited by geography. Today, for example, I’m taking a trip from Melbourne to Bendigo. […]

E3 wrap: The hardware / software divide

The show’s over folks. For another year we’ve been filled with all the new videogame media we can handle and all the sugary-sweet corporate friend-talk we can stomach. Over two […]

E3 speculation machine day 3: Sony

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicking off next week, console gamers are looking to Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony to make big announcements and hyberbolic claims about the experiences they’ll be bringing us in […]

E3 speculation machine day 2: Microsoft

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicking off next week, console gamers are looking to Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony to make big announcements and hyberbolic claims about the experiences they’ll be bringing us […]

E3 speculation machine day 1: Nintendo

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicking off next week, console gamers are looking to Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony to make big announcements and hyberbolic claims about the experiences they’ll be bringing us […]

On waves and wellness

For most people, the physical existence of magnetic fields, wireless data transmission and mobile phone reception is completely confounding. You can’t see it, there’s no need for you to understand […]

Society and techno-fashion

With a new iPad on the way, representatives from both the ‘Apple sucks’ and ‘yay Apple’ camps have dusted off their banners and begun their march through basically every form […]

Product review: PlayStation Vita

On the night of February 22 I stood in line at EB Games with a bunch of other nerds and techno-hipsters waiting for midnight so I could get my new […]