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Asher Moses

Asher Moses is the Technology Editor for Fairfax Media. He started his own gadget review website more than a decade ago at age 14 and has since written for most of Australia's leading technology publications. He has twice been named Young Australian Online Journalist of the Year by the Walkley Foundation.

Apple factory hacked in global protest

Asher Moses Apple manufacturer Foxconn has been hacked in a global protest against working conditions.

Apple iTV? Bring it on, says Samsung, as battle-lines drawn in the new tech war

Samsung 55-inch super OLED TV.

Asher Moses in Las Vegas The threat of an Apple iTV cast a heavy shadow over the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Who is Little Miss Tablet? Samsung accused of acting up in battle with Apple

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Asher Moses Those who believe Google Android products are cheap knockoffs of Apple's iPhone and iPad were given more ammo this week when it emerged that Samsung hired the same child actress as Apple to star in...

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Complaints mount over Dick Smith’s dodgy drives

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Asher Moses The Fair Trading Commissioner will conduct a formal investigation into whether the practice by retailers of selling used goods as new is "widespread and systemic" following reports from this website.

Apple made Galaxy Tab a 'household name': Samsung

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Asher Moses Samsung Australia's mobile chief says that far from killing its Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple's court case was a blessing in disguise which made the product a "household name".

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Samsung slays Apple in tablet war


Asher Moses Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be on sale "next week" after the High Court today denied Apple's request to appeal an earlier decision overturning the ban on the device.

Facebook fury after Nissan awards free car to 'BFF'

Sports coupe comparo (Nov 10) Nissan 370Z

Asher Moses Nissan Australia is embroiled in a social media storm after it awarded a free $20,000 car and $1250 voucher to personal friends of a staffer managing its Facebook competition.

Apple, Samsung in galactic battle

An Apple iPad and a Samsung Galaxy tab.

Asher Moses Apple Australia is demanding Samsung send it its entire stock of Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices to be destroyed as part of a battle for control of the increasingly lucrative tablet and smartphone markets.

Sydney boy's parking app a runaway hit

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Asher Moses Brandon Cowan is in the middle of his HSC year but the budding software entrepreneur is already saving for a house as his company's first iPhone app takes off.

Failure of iPhone's clock rings a bell

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Asher Moses SOME iPhone users were preparing to dust off their old alarm clocks yesterday after their touch-screen wonder gadget woke them an hour early.

Here comes iPad 2 - and a keen mob of rivals


Stephen Hutcheon and Asher Moses THOUSANDS are expected to queue up tomorrow to witness the iPad's second coming, but just over the horizon are several worthy competitors.

Google ups the ante on Apple's apps


Asher Moses GOOGLE has moved to undercut Apple in app subscriptions as the incumbent faces a backlash from publishers for being too restrictive and taking too big a cut of revenue.

Anger with Apple pushes firms to Android

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Asher Moses The hardline approach taken by Apple towards media companies selling apps through its iTunes Store could push crucial content partners into the hands of competitors such as Google's Android.

Taliban game backflip after outcry


Asher Moses Players of a highly anticipated yet controversial upcoming shooter game will not be able to play as the Taliban after the developers responded to a global outcry from soldiers and their families.

Bye bye fines: app helps drivers beat parking cops

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Asher Moses Councils say there is nothing they can do about a new mobile app that drivers in Australian capital cities are using to skirt parking meter fees and fines.

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Barriers to Skype on mobiles evaporate


Asher Moses in Barcelona New Skype apps for the iPhone and Symbian platforms will allow mobile users to bypass telco voice networks completely, making calls using the internet over the 3G data network.

Haiti survivor 'saved by first-aid iPhone app'


Asher Moses An American filmmaker who was injured and trapped under rubble in the devastating Haiti earthquake credits a first-aid iPhone application with helping him get out alive after 65 hours.

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Privacy overhaul catches Facebook boss


Asher Moses Candid personal photos of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have appeared on the web following a Facebook privacy overhaul that critics warned would lead people to share more of their private lives...

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The year of satnav and vampires: iTunes charts 2009

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Asher Moses Apple unveils iTunes Rewind 2009, providing a glimpse into the top-selling apps, games, movies, TV shows and music for the year.

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Aussie inspired by Britt Lapthorne to design iPhone app


Asher Moses The tragic disappearance and death of Britt Lapthorne have inspired a Melbourne man to develop an iPhone app allowing people instantly to notify loved ones if they are in trouble anywhere in the...

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