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The dark side of tech support

Many, many years ago, I worked as a tech support operative for a major PC maker. This is the story of what I learned along…

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The Golden Age Of Piracy, or "What do video store owners think of piracy?"

ABC Arts has released a fascinating little mini-documentary looking at the online piracy problem through the lens of a failing Melbourne video store owner. It’s…

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Kogan's budget Agora — good price, but will it be good?

Masters of the low-priced deal Kogan have announced a new Agora handset at the tempting price of just $229. The jury’s out on whether that…

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Aussies reprogram an ATM to play DOOM

Why can’t every ATM play DOOM as well as dispense cash? Who wouldn’t want that?

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Nokia Lumia 635 Review

The latest budget Lumia has an odd mix of upsides and downsides, especially considering it’s a Lumia. At its price point, though, it offers excellent…

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Thursdayitis: Best Godzilla Suit Ever

With Comic-Con upon us, there will be plenty of pics circulating of some of the best cosplay out there. I think I’ve already found my…

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A quick note on links

Be warned: This is kind of meta. And somewhat ranty. But short.

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Can Social Media save your novel?

That’s the aim of a curious Kickstarter effort designed to reward both authors and those who love to read.

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15,000 Marvel Comics for 99c? I'll take three!

Or maybe just a few more than that. To celebrate San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel’s running a special on its Marvel Unlimited digital subscription service, offering…

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Telstra's 2G network gets its death notice

Telstra’s announced that its 2G network will be told to packet in by the end of 2016.

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