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Nuraphones are high concept, low quality headphones
Opinion
Home tech

Nuraphones are high concept, low quality headphones

The trick of being able to test your ears and personalise sound output is impressive, but good conventional headphones still feel and sound better.

  • by Rod Easdown

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Magic Leap One shows collision of real and virtual worlds inevitable
Gadgets

Magic Leap One shows collision of real and virtual worlds inevitable

Like Microsoft's Hololens, Magic Leap's headset is early but its ability to produce objects that interact with your surroundings, and each other, is impressive.

  • by Adam Turner
Surface Laptop 2, Pro 6 review: Microsoft's PCs are back, in black

Surface Laptop 2, Pro 6 review: Microsoft's PCs are back, in black

An iterative upgrade isn't necessarily a bad thing given last year's were so good, but has Microsoft done enough with this year's models to ward off the competition?

  • by Krishan Sharma
Huawei takes on Apple and Samsung with three-camera Mate20 Pro
Phones

Huawei takes on Apple and Samsung with three-camera Mate20 Pro

The Mate 20 Pro is billed as a rival to the iPhone XS Max and Samsung's Galaxy Note 9.

New Kindle Paperwhite is waterproof, stores more books
eBooks

New Kindle Paperwhite is waterproof, stores more books

Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Paperwhite, featuring a thinner and lighter design, more storage and LED lighting.

  • by Tim Biggs
Google Pixel 3 review: new AI, refined hardware, still the best camera
Phones

Google Pixel 3 review: new AI, refined hardware, still the best camera

Google continues to put software first and has once again created the best Android experience you can get, but this time it's wrapped in a much better machine.

  • by Tim Biggs
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How NASA plans to send humans to Venus
Science

How NASA plans to send humans to Venus

Venus is unlikely to be a dream destination for aspiring space tourists, but parts of its atmosphere are remarkably similar to Earth.

  • by Gareth Dorrian, Ian Whittaker
What if a tsunami hit Sydney Harbour?
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Science

What if a tsunami hit Sydney Harbour?

The impact of a tsunami on Sydney has been modelled for the first time. Vision: University of Newcastle.

Kogan's smart air conditioners are impressive, though barely portable
Home tech

Kogan's smart air conditioners are impressive, though barely portable

Connecting to Kogan's SmarterHome ecosystem as well as Alexa and the Google Assistant, these refrigerative coolers are better than you might expect.

  • by Adam Turner
Why so many users of fitness trackers give up after a few months
Wearables

Why so many users of fitness trackers give up after a few months

Thinking of getting a device to help you get in shape for summer? Here's how to tell if you're the kind of person that will stick with it.

  • by Alice Clarke
Soyuz failure: International Space Station has six months' supplies
Space

Soyuz failure: International Space Station has six months' supplies

Russia has temporarily suspended all manned space launches after two astronauts made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan.