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Google's latest Chromecast finally puts a remote control in your hand

Google's latest Chromecast finally puts a remote control in your hand

Latest streaming devices from Google and Amazon can both turn your old TV into a connected smart screen, but the Chromecast comes out on top.

  • by Adam Turner

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A smart companion for locked down seniors
Gadgets

A smart companion for locked down seniors

Smart speakers and displays are a good way to keep in touch, and an easy way to access music.

  • by Adam Turner
Cinematic sound at home, without the wires
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Gadgets

Cinematic sound at home, without the wires

LG's SN11RG is the finest Dolby Atmos and DTS:X supporting soundbar we've tested yet.

  • by Tim Biggs
Phones, internet passwords, cameras put victims of abuse at risk
Domestic violence

Phones, internet passwords, cameras put victims of abuse at risk

UQ and QUT researchers are looking for more data around how technology can enable abuse to continue even after couples have separated.

  • by Stuart Layt
Amazon redesigns Echo devices with sphere speakers, rotating display
Gadgets

Amazon redesigns Echo devices with sphere speakers, rotating display

The new line of Amazon smart home devices is made from sustainable materials and is a significant departure from older models.

  • by Tim Biggs
Next generation charging: why you'll want a GaN power brick
Gadgets

Next generation charging: why you'll want a GaN power brick

Capable of refuelling all your devices at the same time, this device is a game changer.

  • by Krishan Sharma
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Running out of HDMI ports on your TV? Switch things up.
Technology

Running out of HDMI ports on your TV? Switch things up.

If you're constantly rewiring your lounge room and fighting with a jungle of cables, then an HDMI switch might help bring some order to the chaos.

  • by Adam Turner
Code of practice released to help stop smart devices being hacked
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Cyber security

Code of practice released to help stop smart devices being hacked

The makers of web-connected devices including smart TVs, watches and fridges will be told to make their systems more secure under a new industry code.

  • by Anthony Galloway
Sonos Radio is linear, curated music for the streaming era
Streaming

Sonos Radio is linear, curated music for the streaming era

Sonos' new way to get your favourite stations on your connected speakers also features original music channels based on genres or programmed by artists.

  • by Tim Biggs
How to master the streaming universe
Streaming

How to master the streaming universe

Even if you know what you want to watch, finding it among endless streaming services and digital rental stores can be a nightmare.

  • by Adam Turner
Good Weekend's Father's Day gift guide
Good Weekend

Good Weekend's Father's Day gift guide

Whether he’s into trekking or tech, tactile homewares or a cheeky tipple, give the paterfamilias in your life a reason to smile.

  • by Frances Mocnik