Technology

Apple's new MacBooks, iPads

Apple has trotted out a mid-year upgrade to its hardware line-up alongside the new HomePod Siri-powered 'smart speaker' at its ...

Microsoft overhauls Skype

Microsoft's Skype helped pioneer modern video conferencing and instant messaging. But its power has taken a backseat in recent ...

Dubai plans passenger drones as flying taxis

High flyers may soon have a new way to get around Dubai, swapping taxis for one-person drones buzzing through the sky. They ma...

BlackBerry's new KEYone smartphone

Calling all BlackBerry enthusiasts – your next phone is about to land in Australia. The BlackBerry KEYone will be availa...

Apple starts making Siri Speaker

Siri 'smart speaker' enters overseas production Device may debut next week but won't ship later in 2017 Company seeks diffe...

Don't buy a MacBook Pro this week

Got your sights on a new MacBook Pro laptop this week? No. No, no, no. This is not the time to plonk down your cash or points-...

New app files claims for delayed flights

When it launched in 2013, AirHelp made a simple promise: report your flight disasters to the company’s customer service a...

Apple's Siri to get smarter

Apple got an early start in artificial intelligence software with the 2011 introduction of Siri, a tool that lets users operate...

Microsoft's new 2017 Surface Pro

Microsoft has pulled back the covers on its fifth-gen Surface tablet, giving the Windows 2-in-1 device a refresh on the inside ...

Huawei reveals MateBook X laptop

After upending the phone networking gear and Chinese smartphone markets, Huawei has its eyes set on business users with its fir...

HP launches new Spectre X2, Envy

In the same week as Microsoft pulls back the covers on its latest Surface Pro, HP is launching its own tempting 2-in-1 at this ...

Siri vs Google Assistant on the iPhone

Google Assistant brings Google's AI smarts to the iPhone, but Siri is still better for Apple users. Some people think Google's...

New Google Assistant, Home, VR, Android features

During a two hour keynote presentation at its I/O developer conference, Google showed off its prowess in the technology world's...

Apple to update MacBook laptops

Apple plans to announce an update to its laptop lineup at an annual conference for app developers in early June, a move that co...

Google wants Android to power your car

Android already powers most smartphones on earth. Now Google is placing its mobile operating system right inside cars, a bid to...

First look: Amazon's new Echo

Most of us remember the time before smartphones were in the pockets and purses of billions of people. Before those gadgets bec...

First look: Microsoft Surface Laptop

Microsoft overnight added a new member to its Surface family: the Surface Laptop. Unlike the Surface Pro 2-in-1 and Surface ...

Qantas vs Virgin for inflight WiFi

Inflight Internet has become the latest battleground in the dogfight between Qantas and Virgin Australia. Both airlines now of...