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Beating around the bush…

In a manner of speaking. Yet another DAB+ digital radio falls under my steely gaze, this time at CNET.com.au: Bush BR20DAB: “Bush’s latest DAB+ radio…

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Vintage tech and strange Italian stalkers

A weird week so far. On the one hand, I’ve extolled the beauty of 1980s technology in a new column for PC Authority: Vintage tech:…

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Eee, it's a box.

Today was a day when just about everything that could go wrong, did go wrong. And then some. To put it in perspective, I sat…

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Bandwagons, iPads, Android and shattered pelvises

Somehow, I’ve knitted the above into a single story for APCMag.com today. Truly, my wordsmithing powers* know no bounds. Especially when the story itself is…

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Woo! It's a printer review!

Are you excited? Ah well. Can’t please everybody. Unless of course if you were excited in which case, please send money. CNET.com.au has this: HP…

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The artist formerly known as Windows Mobile…

Is the subject of an opinion piece of mine today at PC Authority: Windows Phone 7: Is everything old new again? “Opinion: Microsoft’s cranking up…

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I still reckon Sony brand name Scrabble* would be the greatest game ever…

A couple of Sony Vaio products for your perusal today at CNET.com.au. They’re fine to read, but don’t try to pronounce the product names, unless…

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Dragons and storage and wireless and wetness

These are a few of my favourite thiiiiiings! Except that, with some minor exclusions, they’re not. What a week it’s been. One flooded office. One…

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Mental note: Don't wear white shorts on a dark stage…

A couple of weekends ago, the Powerhouse museum held an ’80s themed retro gaming weekend. I went along as part of a Byteside panel discussion…

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Vanity, thy name is Kidmanpedia…

Every once in a while, I’ll do a vanity search on my name in Google. It’s apparently a very common kind of thing to do…

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