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Is Windows 10 really Windows 7.5?

Adam Turner 9:42 AM   It will take more than skipping a version number for Microsoft to recover from the Windows 8 fiasco.

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Hands on: Asus MeMO Pad 7

Asus' MeMO Pad 7 offers plenty of grunt without breaking the bank.

Adam Turner   Aimed at tablet shoppers on a tight budget, Asus' MeMO Pad 7 may cut too many corners for some Android fans.

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Hands on: iOS 8 keyboards

Apple's iPhone 6 sports a larger 4.7-inch display, with iOS8 finally lets you change the keyboard.

Adam Turner   With bigger screens on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple has finally opened the door to third-party keyboards like Swype.

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Should Community TV be kicked off the air?

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes it's time for Australian community television to surrender its wireless spectrum and move online.

Adam Turner   With wireless spectrum more valuable than ever, should community TV stations be shunted across to the internet?

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Hands on: iPhone 6 camera

Apple's iPhone 6 offers improved happy snaps thanks to a camera overhaul.

Adam Turner   While it doesn't pack more pixels, the camera in Apple's iPhone 6 is certainly a step up for happy snappers.

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Coming to grips with Apple's iPhone 6

Apple's iPhone 6 sports a larger 4.7-inch display to put more screen real estate at your fingertips.

Adam Turner   First impressions of Apple's latest iPhone depend on whether you've held Android rivals which paved the way.

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Hands on: ReSound "Made for iPhone" LiNX hearing aid

ReSound's LiNX "Made for iPhone" hearing aid.

Adam Turner   A hearing aid you can drive with your smartphone sounds like the ultimate hipster accessory, but it actually makes a lot of sense.

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Go old-school with a DIY arcade machine

Old-school arcade classics such as <i>Final Fight</i> still are popular with retro gamers looking to recreate their youth.

Adam Turner   How do you bring your favourite games back to life?

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EzyFlix launches Australia's first Disc-2-Digital service

EzyFlix's Disc-2-Digital covers 1000 movies at launch, both old titles and new.

Adam Turner   Australians can buy UltraViolet digital copies of their DVD and Blu-ray discs with EzyFlix's launch of the country's first Disc-2-Digital service.

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Apple Pay gives tap-and-go a much-needed shove

An Apple iPhone making a tap and go transaction behind CEO Tim Cook.

Adam Turner   iPhone 6 owners can swipe to pay at the counter, but Aussies need to wait in line.

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BoxSets - Foxtel's answer to Netflix

Foxtel is offering on-demand access to HBO hits such as <i>Game of Thrones</i> to ward off online all-you-can-eat rivals.

Adam Turner   Binging on HBO for $10 p/m is Foxtel's latest offering in its battle with online rivals.

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Hands on: Parrot Rolling Spider MiniDrone

Parrot's Rolling Spider with the wheels attached.

Adam Turner   A palm-sized quadrocopter which doubles as a remote control car, Parrot's Rolling Spider might be your perfect geek toy.

Hands on: FreeviewPlus EPG

The FreeviewPlus onscreen EPG looks great, if you can see it.

Adam Turner   Built-in Catch Up TV makes the Freeview EPG an attractive proposition, but there's not a lot to watch and few people can see it after today's launch.

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Turnbull's whiteboard NBN-Lite justification doesn't add up

Malcolm Turnbull's fibre-to-the-premises whiteboard economics lesson doesn't accurately reflect what the government's multi-technology mix offers Australia.

Adam Turner   You can't compare fibre-to-the-premises and fibre-to-the-node without looking at the big picture.

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Government low-balling us on second-rate NBN

The NBN's Multi-Technology Mix threatens to put us back where a started – a nation of digital haves and have-nots.

Adam Turner   Justifications for the Multi-Technology Mix only add up when you ignore the inconvenient numbers.

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Is high-def the new piracy excuse?

The new Doctor has an old face, but those wrinkles go to waste when the ABC only screens <em>Doctor Who</em> in standard-definition.

Adam Turner   The ABC will simulcast Doctor Who every Sunday morning, but you can be sure that some Aussies will still turn to the BitTorrent channel.

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Why can't I hear the dialogue on my TV?

If you struggle to hear movie dialogue from the couch, don't just pump up the volume.

Adam Turner   Rather than cranking up the volume, there are better ways to hear muffled voices on your television.

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Hands on: Strike Alpha smartphone car cradle

The Strike Alpha iPhone 5 car mount securely attaches your smartphone to the windscreen.

Adam Turner   With flexibility, a tight grip and a passive antenna booster, Strike Alpha's smartphone car mounts make it easier to use your phone behind the wheel while staying on the right side of the law.

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Hands on: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft's hybrid Surface Pro 3 aims to offer the best of both worlds.

Adam Turner   Microsoft's latest hybrid is part tablet, part notebook and all class.

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Do we need more ads on television?

How many ads will you sit through before you no longer care who has the X Factor?

Adam Turner   Will we sit through 20 minutes of ads per hour during prime time?

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