Tim Biggs | Canberra Times
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Tim is the editor of Fairfax's technology sections.

'Over a barrel': We are clueless about how much data we're giving up

'Over a barrel': We are clueless about how much data we're giving up

Australian attitudes about what kind of personal data should be collected and used differ strongly from the realities of the big data marketplace.

  • by Tim Biggs & Patrick Hatch

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JBL Bar 5.1 review: easy, wireless surround sound for your TV

JBL Bar 5.1 review: easy, wireless surround sound for your TV

JBL's modular soundbar puts out incredible, cinematic sound and easily converts to full 5.1 surround thanks to a pair of detachable speakers.

  • by Tim Biggs
Microsoft challenges iPad with $599 Surface Go tablet

Microsoft challenges iPad with $599 Surface Go tablet

Smaller, cheaper Windows device is pitched as a productivity machine for students and business people, but will it have enough grunt?

  • by Tim Biggs
Google opens doors of new Melbourne office, but Sydney to remain HQ

Google opens doors of new Melbourne office, but Sydney to remain HQ

Site lead Sean McDonell says new campus, which will house more than 100 staff, will help Google keep ties with Victorian businesses and partners.

  • by Tim Biggs
LG G7 ThinQ review: solid all-rounder does lots of little things right

LG G7 ThinQ review: solid all-rounder does lots of little things right

Its advertised AI chops may be iffy, but LG's latest also packs the sturdiest design, brightest screen and loudest sound you'll find. Plus a headphone jack!

  • by Tim Biggs
Has someone been digging around in your personal email?

Has someone been digging around in your personal email?

Here's how your personal Gmail messages could end up being read by software developers.

  • by Tim Biggs
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Classification Review Board reverses decision to ban dystopian game

Classification Review Board reverses decision to ban dystopian game

We Happy Few will now be classified R18+, with the consumer advice 'Fantasy violence and interactive drug use'.

  • by Tim Biggs
Lego The Incredibles review: not quite super

Lego The Incredibles review: not quite super

Lego games generally make up for their aged, repetitive designs with a massive amount of pop culture content, but The Incredibles just doesn't have as much to offer.

  • by Tim Biggs
Three of the best smaller games from E3 2018

Three of the best smaller games from E3 2018

Presidential mech fighters, an adorably artistic fox person, and the return of the world's most diabolical cooking challenge.

  • by Tim Biggs
Mario Tennis Aces review: amazing fun, but not without fault

Mario Tennis Aces review: amazing fun, but not without fault

Mixing technical chops with fantastical powers and locations, this is the most fun video game tennis has been in a long time.

  • by Tim Biggs
Game companies set stage for Netflix-style move to the cloud

Game companies set stage for Netflix-style move to the cloud

In the not-too-distant future, powerful consoles and PCs will be replaced with cloud machines that deliver games straight to your TV or phone.

  • by Tim Biggs