Games

Gadgets

Google's nod and a wink for instant pics

Google Glass internet-linked eyewear to allow users to snap pictures by winking.

Control freak

Wii U

James Dominguez A new generation of game controller is setting out to repeat history by altering the dynamics of the living room.

Fly-tech

Here comes the Drone Age

Drone

Asher Moses ''We're entering the Drone Age." So says Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine and a man who fancies himself as the Steve Jobs of the drones.

Gadgets

Which new smartphone reigns?

Phones

Adam Turner The smartphone war is hotting up as the big names put forward new champions in a superphone battle royale.

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Gadgets

Which tablet to buy for Christmas?

ipad

David Pogue The gadget most likely to be found under the tree this year is thin, battery-powered and flat.

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Gadgets

Latest wizardry all just a tease

A man looks over a Panasonic 4K tablet.

Omar L. Gallaga Apart from a confirmed trend away from desktop computing, it's tough to accurately pick the coming trends at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

Gadgets

Four of the best from Vegas electronics show

Attendees wearing 3-D glasses watch the world's first '3-D video wall' during a presentation at the LG booth during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 8-11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

The world's largest gadget show wrapped up on Friday, and the organisers said it was the biggest ever, beating last year's record in terms of the floor space companies purchased to display their...

Gadgets

Is it a tablet? A PC? It's both

Surface Pro

David Pogue Microsoft's Surface Pro is a full-blown computer, complete with powerful i5 processor.

Legal reform

Gamers get adults-only classification

Video gamers.

Canberra Australia now has a new adults-only computer game rating category after legislation passed federal parliament.

'Safest sex imaginable' at CES gadget fair

Glenn Chapman In a nightclub on the edge of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, adult entertainment stars gave gadget geeks a glimpse at the steamier side of new internet technology.

Cotton candy

Tiny USB actually a personal computer

Candy USB.

Glenda Kwek Norwegian developers have created one of the world's smallest computers on a USB-like stick.

Android invasion

Review: Sony Tablet S

sony tablet s

Asher Moses Sony’s Tablet S is the best Android tablet yet but it’s no iPad killer, writes Asher Moses.

Digital living

How to build the perfect home theatre

Home stereo.

Adam Turner Creating a top-notch home theatre comes down to good preparation and tailoring it to fit your lifestyle.

Silicon Valley

The rise of the adolescent CEOs

Silocone Valley boy wonders

Sarah McBride CEO of a gaming start-up, Josh Buckley, 20, is looking forward to March's Game Developers Conference. There's one problem: he may be turned away from parties because he's not old enough to drink.

Wired generation

Hyper-connected and happy

laptop

Ted Gregory Constant connection to electronic devices is second nature to millennials.

The birds are back

Angry Birds Space.

Mike Wilcox The latest Angry Birds release sees the wingless wonders flung into zero gravity.

Added benefits

Videogames that make you smarter

A couple playing Wii games.

Oliver J Chiang, Forbes.com "Brain games" are enjoying an intellectual renaissance.

Big Brother is about to go 3D

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Sunanda Creagh Councils across NSW use geographic information systems to monitor residents' properties and other business.

The toll of technology

Illustration / artwork by Michael Whiteheadcomputer / monitor / telephone / mouse / GPS / keyboard / mobile phone / lamp / hand

Fran Molloy As we become more immersed in technology, critics are wondering about the health costs.

Keeping score

Arnie Roth conducts during the final dress rehearsal yestereday at the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House of  Play ! A Video Game Symphony  performed by the Sydney Symphony and the Cantillation Choir under massive screens showing the gameplay sequences including Supermario. The two hour programme which began last night features award winning music from over 20 blockbuster video games.  Bryan O Brien Tuesday 19 June 2007  News

From simple, synthesised sounds to full orchestras, game music has grown up.