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New shower backed by Tim Cook like 'hugging a warm cloud'

Tim Biggs 12:04 PM   Meet the water-conserving shower with a fancy showerhead that atomises water into millions of tiny droplets.

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Apple TV: new details surface on remote

The Apple TV hasn't had a significant upgrade in some time.

Brett Molina   Among the many reports on a reveal of a revamped Apple TV is a redesign of the set-top box's remote.

Personal video recorders give TV viewers control

IceTV's Skippa.

Adam Turner   Fetch TV and IceTV's Skippa are easy to operate and free viewers from the broadcast schedule.

Flying headphones: Is noise cancelling worth it?

Pendulumic Stance S1.

Rod Easdown   The answer is yes: It's not just engines and airconditioning – you hear the lot: conversations around you, the food trolley, the guy beside you ripping the tab off another can of VB.

Why Telstra TV is doomed to fail

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

Andrew Colley   Consumers don't like having to plug in a secondary device and having to constantly change the source.

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Inhale and enjoy the fresh air

Turbine by Rhinomed.

Jayne D'Arcy   Technology to help you breathe easy.

High-definition audio comes to those who wait

A&K Junior.

Rod Easdown   The range and function of excellent audio and visual gear continue to improve and expand - so why can't they supply user guides?

Keyboards for your iPad Air

Logitech Type+  for iPad Air.

Adam Turner   For all the benefits of touch-friendly gadgets, there comes a time when you need a real keyboard.

Dali gives us music in living colour

The Dali Kubik One is a knock-out with its look-at-me colours and standout performance.

Rod Easdown   The Scandinavian speaker-makers have come up with a soundbar that's colourful, attractive and sounds great.

Tech Know: Coffee pod machines

Breville Pixie Clips.

Jayne D'Arcy   The conversion from coffee pod hater came out of the blue.

Portable speakers are built for rough and tumble

Fugoo + Tough portable speakers.

Adam Turner   Speakers work wirelessly from computer, smartphone or tablet.

Sound reasons for choosing attractive Bluetooth speakers

The Nude Audio Super M.

Rod Easdown   What you hear and see with Bluetooth speakers may surprise you.

How to make perfect zoodles

Gefu Spiral Slicer Spirelli.

Jayne D'Arcy   Road testing the latest in foodie gadgetry.

Give your car an easy music tune-up

Music aficionados would opt for one of the giants of car audio, Alpine - or Pioneer, like these speakers mounted in a Nissan 300Z.

Rod Easdown   The sound system in your car can be improved without a lot of hassle and for not a lot of money.

TechKnow: Top-shelf televisions offer choice of LED or OLED

The LG OLED 65-inch EG960T.

Adam Turner   The OLED and LED screens on offer are toe to toe unless you turn out the lights.

Sit down with a Cocktail and listen to the theory of evolution

Vinyl records may sound great, but they have their shortcomings.

Rod Easdown   As the CD displaced vinyl records, high-quality digital sound systems continue to change the way we listen to music.

Tower heaters tested

Dyson AM09 Hot + Cool.

Jayne D'Arcy   They're almost the same height, can both be swingers, and aim, during winter, to heat you up.

Convertible notebooks are desktop and tablets in one

HP Spectre x360.

Adam Turner   Both HP and Dell's models are 13.3-inch Full HD touchscreen notebooks running a full version of Windows 8.1.


The Efergy energy monitor.

Jayne D'Arcy   Get some power of your energy.

Why buying vinyl makes sound sense

A record shop, where vinyl still reigns.

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Rod Easdown   No matter how sophisticated sound equipment gets, there's always going to be something appealing about the vinyl record.