Watch Netflix in sync with your friends using Showgoers

Adam Turner 9:27 AM   Netflix need not be the death of appointment television.

Windows

Microsoft's 'aggressive' move to push new browser

Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, is not happy about the Windows 10 upgrade process.

Tim Biggs   Installing Windows 10 is likely to override user's default applications settings, and the makers of the Firefox browser are not happy.

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Computers

Lost Australian laptop tracked to New Zealand

An Adelaide student who left his laptop on a park bench in Sydney didn't expect it to turn up - in New Zealand.

Tina Law   When an Australian student left his laptop on a park bench in Sydney, he thought it was lost forever.

Security

Bogus Windows 10 email warning

Hackers are exploiting Microsoft's offer of free upgrades.

Brandon Bailey   Hackers exploit Microsoft's offer of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system.

A peek at peak internet

Catherine Armitage

Catherine Armitage   Let's imagine the internet in 50 years. Everything will be instrumented, quantified, "smart" and networked.

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Streaming TV bundles leverage Netflix to steal Foxtel's thunder

If you can't beat them, join them – it's smarter for Telstra to call a truce with Netflix rather than fight to the death.

Adam Turner   Pay TV-lite bundles like Telstra TV look set to be the next weapon in the battle for Australian lounge rooms.

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Games

Happy birthday, girlfriend! The Amiga turns 30

Original: the Amiga 1000 was released in 1985.

James "DexX" Dominguez   The revolutionary and powerful Commodore Amiga home computer turned 30 this month.

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Computers

How to install Windows 10

Windows 10 has been heralded as a much-needed replacement for Windows 8.

Hayley Tsukayama   Whether you're upgrading or starting from scratch, here's how to get Microsoft's latest operating system on your machine.

Windows 1.0 hands on

Windows 1.0 was one of the very first operating systems with a graphical user interface.

Erik Sandberg-Diment   Throwing back to 1986 with one of the first reviews of Windows 1.0: "At last, these operating environments, also known as windowing programs, have arrived".

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Digital life

Hands on with Windows 10

Wi-Fi Sense could be a disaster waiting to happen.

Hannah Francis   There's a lot to like in Microsoft's new operating system, and plenty more worth waiting for.

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Who wants a Roku streaming video box from Telstra?

Telstra's rebadged Roku 2 aims to bring streaming video into Australian lounge rooms.

Adam Turner   Watching Telstra TV on a rebadged Roku 2 makes good sense for people who don't know what they're missing out on.

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Windows 10 wants your love

Windows 10.

Paresh Dave   Microsoft's Windows has endured on its status as a must-have work tool, not something a user could love.

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Is your lounge room sound doing your favourite movies justice?

Check that your surround sound system is performing at its best before you go ghostbusting.

Adam Turner   Even with surround sound, blockbuster movies can look great but sound terrible unless you check a few settings.

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Hands on review: Linksys MU-MIMO 802.11ac wireless router

Linksys' MU-MIMO wireless router adds a fast lane to your home Wi-Fi network to reduce traffic congestion.

Adam Turner   Designed to reduce Wi-Fi traffic jams around busy homes, Linksys' EA8500 Max-Stream is the first high-speed MU-MIMO router to land in Australia.

'Give the people what they want': Abbott government piracy research

Aussies would be less likely to turn to piracy if they were getting a better deal from Hollywood, according to government research.

Adam Turner   The government's own piracy research concedes that giving Aussies a fair go is the best way to combat piracy.

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How to help your new TV look its very best

Like any high-performance machine, it takes some fine-tuning to help your widescreen television perform at its best.

Adam Turner   If you're spending good money on a new OLED or LED television then it's worth spending the time to fine-tune it for your lounge room.

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Hands on review: LG 65-inch Ultra HD OLED television

The amazing contrast of OLED screens help sci fi blockbusters like <i>Gravity</i> look their best.

Adam Turner   The holy grail of televisions is finally available in Ultra HD, for viewers who can afford the finer things in life.

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Hands on review: Sony Android TV

After several false starts it seems Google's latest Android TV platform is a winner.

Adam Turner   Android on the big screen is coming of age with Sony's latest Smart TVs.

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Hands on review: Sony Triluminos Full Array Ultra HD TV television

If you've got an eye of quality, plenty of gold and a desire to go large, Sony's Ultra HD LED televisions are the ones to keep your eye on.

Adam Turner   Sony's contender in the fight against OLED, the 75-inch Bravia KD-75x9400c is LED's dragon slayer.

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Hands on review: Samsung SUHD Full Array Ultra HD television

Feed Samsung's SUHD TV a great picture and it sings, but it still can't quite match the contrast of OLED.

Adam Turner   Designed to slay OLED, Samsung's SUHD JS9500 range falls slightly short of the mark.

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