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'Skynet has already won'

Bryan Alexander 10:33 AM   Terminator director James Cameron on his low-fi life and why he won't use an iPhone.

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How a boy became BFFs with Siri

Judith Newman 7:45 AM   For a long time many of us wanted an imaginary friend, and now we have one. Only she’s not entirely imaginary.

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Hands on with video messaging app Skype Qik

Snapchat to weave ads into messages

Don't trust authorities on metadata: Greens

Vigilante's citizen's arrest of UberX driver

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Tablets

Seven reasons the iPad mini is toast

Stephen Hutcheon   Seven signs that tell you that after just two years, the iPad mini may be headed for the scrap heap.

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OS

5 top features of OS X Yosemite

Garry Barker   Apple's latest Macintosh operating system, Mac OS X 10.10, is the most comprehensive update in the software since in 2001.

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Blog

HBO: Foxtel's new worst nightmare

Adam Turner   While HBO is likely to fight geoblockers harder than Netflix does, Aussies will still find a way in so they can watch Game of Thrones.

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Analysis

Yosemite ties your Mac, iPad, iPhone together

Garry Barker   Operating system upgrade forms an environment in which phone calls can be made from an iMac, and a document started on a Mac can be picked up and continued on an iPad.

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Games

The Evil Within review: some genres better dead

James 'DexX' Dominguez   The Evil Within was touted as horror-meister Shinji Mikami's triumphant return to the genre he defined, but it is a throwback in more ways than one.

Apple

New iPads and Macs: what you should know

Tim Biggs   From prices and colours to new features, here's what you should know about Apple's latest announcements.

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Desktop

Eye-popping iMac with retina display

Christina Warren   The Retina iMac features a jaw-dropping resolution of 5120 x 2880 — an even higher resolution than 4K.

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Hard drive

Apple updates the Mac Mini

Rex Santus    

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Tablets

iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 unveiled at event

Apple has unveiled a thinner iPad with a faster processor and better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

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Android

Google announces Android Lollipop

Pete Pachal   Version 5 of Android gets an official title as Google announces devices to go up against iPhone 6 and the iPad Air.

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Tablets

Apple leaks iPad Air, Mini details

Tim Biggs   An apparent error on Apple's part has prematurely detailed a new line of iPads ahead of unveiling event.

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Blogs & Columns

Gadgets on the Go

Hands on: Skype Qik

Adam Turner 10:48 AM   Not content with face-to-face phone calls, Skype also wants to be the Snapchat of instant video.

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Imaging

Study the clouds to get the best deals

Terry Lane   A clear look at which service to choose when your free storage space runs out.

MacMan

Zen and the art of Apple technology

Garry Barker   Apple's suite of applications includes powerful tools to aid the musician and filmmaker.

Astronomy

Volcanoes on the moon could have been erupting in the time of the dinosaurs

Amina Khan   Scientists thought the moon had been cold and dead for a billion years, but a new discovery could force them to reconsider its evolution.