Aussies love their gadgets. Mobiles phones, MP3 players, notebooks, GPS, if you can carry it, we’ll buy it.
Gadget guru Adam Turner embraces the way of the road warrior, hitting the open highway in search of all things mobile.
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Summer tech projects for the holidays

Adam Turner   Do you have high-tech plans for the Christmas break? Adam Turner has some ideas.

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Hands on: BenQ treVolo electrostatic speaker

If you favour Miles Davis over Miley Cyrus then BenQ's treVolo portable electrostatic speaker could be for you.

Adam Turner   One of the world's first portable electrostatic speakers, BenQ's treVolo aims to put studio quality sound in your travel bag.

Hands on review: Belkin WeMo smart light bulbs

Belkin's WeMo bulbs can boost your home's IQ.

Adam Turner   Remote control light bulbs are a handy addition to Belkin's WeMo smart home ecosystem, but there's work to be done.

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Turnbull's piracy filter is not 'the filter'

Blocking The Pirate Bay won't stop pirates, but Turnbull's filter isn't in the same league as Conroy's filter.

Adam Turner   Blocking The Pirate Bay is a futile gesture, but don't cloud the issue by equating it to Conroy's Orwellian internet filtering scheme.

Telstra Travel Pass takes some of the sting out of global roaming

Don't hit the road without thinking about global roaming.

Adam Turner   Telstra is curbing horrendous roaming fees, but it's very stingy with data.

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Foxtel's Presto and Seven to fight Netflix

Foxtel and Seven are teaming up to offer Presto Entertainment in competition to streaming giant Netflix..

Adam Turner   TV shows are coming to Presto as local entertainment giants brace for Netflix to storm the beaches.

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Building a Minecraft server under the Christmas tree

Playing Minecraft can be as simple or as complicated as you make it.

Adam Turner   If you thought building a swing set on Christmas Eve was tough, try building your kids a Minecraft server for the holidays.

Children's e-Safety Commissioner aims to clean up the net, yet again

Australia's proposed e-Safety Commissioner would crack down on cyber bullying.

Adam Turner   Can Australia's cyber bully buster succeed where politicians have failed in the past?

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HFC suburbs still in NBN no man's land

If HFC pay TV cable runs through your suburb then you're still last in line for the NBN.

Adam Turner   The next phase of the NBN rollout still doesn't bring pay TV cables into the mix.

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Hands on: BackupBoxx

The palm-sized BackupBoxx aims to keep all your precious files safe.

Adam Turner   The tiny BackupBoxx is a power backup solution aimed at novices, but might be overkill for some homes.

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Super-thin smartphones make the case for serious protection

Apple's iPhone 6 is a sleek and slippery sucker.

Adam Turner   Coming to grips with a new phone might mean conceding that you need a case.

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Hands on: Sony PlayStation TV

PlayStation TV is a palm-sized set-top box that doesn't include built-in digital tuners for watching live television.

Adam Turner   Sony's tiny set-top box aims to deliver much of what's missing from the PlayStation 4, but falls short.

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Hands on: Moto 360 smartwatch

Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch running Android Wear.

Adam Turner   Motorola's ambitious Moto 360 aims to put the world on your wrist.

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Netflix in Australia: will local users make the switch?

Netflix's <i>BoJack Horseman</i> is coming to Australia, for Aussies who haven't already snuck into Netflix.

Adam Turner   Will Aussies sneaking into Netflix switch to the local service when it arrives next year?

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The best smartwatches might play dumb

Not everyone wants to be the centre of attention while using their smartwatch.

Adam Turner   Will the fate of Google Glass force gadget makers to dumb down smartwatches?

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Hiding your piracy metadata

With the file-sharing crackdown, will Aussie pirates turn legit or move underground?

Adam Turner   How much will Australians spend to avoid paying for content?

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Hands on: Cel-Fi mobile repeater

The Cel-Fi mobile repeater extends a strong mobile signal throughout your home.

Adam Turner   If your home is a mobile blackspot then a Cel-Fi mobile repeater might help you stay connected.

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Hands on: GoPro Hero4 Black

The GoPro Hero4 Black is a daredevil's ultimate travel companion.

Adam Turner   If your inner daredevil is a bit of an exhibitionist then the GoPro Hero4 Black offers a great way to capture your exploits in smooth Ultra High-Definition.

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Microsoft Office offers free editing on smartphones

Improved apps and extra storage make Microsoft's Office 365 more attractive than ever.

Adam Turner   Microsoft is giving away more than ever in the hope you'll pay for Office 365.

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Meet 'Stan' - Australia's latest Netflix-killer

<i>Breaking Bad</i> prequel <em>Better Call Saul</em> is the flagship content for Nine and Fairfax's "Stan" subscription video service.

Adam Turner   Breaking Bad's prequel is the latest weapon in Australia's content wars as Nine and Fairfax unveil the new face of StreamCo.

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