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A new generation of Wi-Fi to improve your home network

A new generation of Wi-Fi to improve your home network

The technology, Wi-Fi 6, is designed to reduce congestion from devices. We put it to the test.

  • by Brian X. Chen

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Future bright for TVs with new display tech (and jargon) in 2021

Future bright for TVs with new display tech (and jargon) in 2021

As high-end OLED TVs get brighter, the introduction of miniLED also means less expensive LCD sets will look better than ever.

  • by Krishan Sharma
Bringing MiniDisc back from the dead

Bringing MiniDisc back from the dead

They haven’t been cool in about 20 years, but Sony’s futuristic audio media is still worth another look.

  • by Adam Turner
The best next-gen gear to level up your gaming setup

The best next-gen gear to level up your gaming setup

From solid state drives to seating, here are the upgrades to consider if you’re planning a move to PS5 or Xbox Series X/S this year.

  • by Tim Biggs
Manual machine with tech-assisted touch makes for perfect home coffee
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Manual machine with tech-assisted touch makes for perfect home coffee

De’Longhi’s La Specialista Maestro uses its smarts to take the mess, fuss and most of the risk out of using a manual machine at home.

  • by Tim Biggs
Ask and you shall receive, with voice-controlled remotes for your TV

Ask and you shall receive, with voice-controlled remotes for your TV

Most smart TVs and set-top boxes now come with remotes you can talk to, making it easier to find what you want to watch.

  • by Adam Turner
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Apple's AirPods Max are great headphones at an out-of-control price

Apple's AirPods Max are great headphones at an out-of-control price

Headphones approaching $1000 is not a new thing, but it's an extreme ask for a mainstream product.

  • by Alice Clarke
Digital TV, 20 years on, may never end up fulfilling its potential

Digital TV, 20 years on, may never end up fulfilling its potential

After squandering new technology on shopping and Gilligans Island multiple times since 2001, Aussie broadcasters may be embracing virtues of digital too late.

  • by Adam Turner
From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of 2020

From Zoom to Quibi, the tech winners and losers of 2020

In many ways, 2020′s pandemic-induced isolation threw our dependence on technology into overdrive but not everyone has managed to prosper.

  • by Barbara Ortutay and Mae Anderson
Giving the gift of gadgets in 2020

Giving the gift of gadgets in 2020

From watching your weight to playing your favourite albums on command, there's a gadget for just about everything.

  • by Tim Biggs
When smart lights push your family over the edge

When smart lights push your family over the edge

Smart lights seem like a great way to set the mood on movie night, but when they spark a household mutiny then something needs to give.

  • by Adam Turner