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  • PC market boosted by education deployments

    Australia’s PC market in Australia posted year-on-year growth of 2.2 per cent for the fourth quarter of 2017 buoyed by major deployments in the education sector, according to IDC.

    Written by Byron Connolly22 March 18 11:43
  • DFAT outsources support to NEC

    The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has awarded NEC a four-year contract to provide support for 12,000 end users at 160 sites globally.

    Written by Byron Connolly17 Aug. 15 14:00
  • IN PICTURES: Windows 8 cheat sheet

    With Windows 8, Microsoft introduces a brand new interface that feels designed more for tablets than for laptops and desktops. We'll help you find your way around the new OS and make the most of its features.

    Written by Preston Gralla29 Oct. 12 08:18
  • Google releases Chrome desktop-sharing feature

    Google isn’t reinventing the wheel with a new feature it is testing that allows any two computers using its Chrome browser to connect with each other.

    Written by Christina DesMarais10 Oct. 11 02:53
  • 5 more PC upgrade mistakes (and how to avoid them)

    As PCs get more powerful and easier to use, the challenges involved with upgrading them have remained about the same. For the novice, a hard drive upgrade can appear downright daunting. For more experienced tinkerers, the upgrade itself may be easy, but it's easier still to overlook factors that could streamline the whole process and better protect both the hardware and the data stored on it.

    Written by Robert Strohmeyer29 July 11 00:08
  • TransGrid switches on desktop virtualisation

    NSW electricity grid operator, TransGrid, will move as many as 500 of its desktop PCs to virtualised thin clients in an effort to reduce costs and extend the hardware refresh cycle to seven years.

    Written by Rodney Gedda06 July 11 10:25
  • First Chrome OS desktop PC will ship in July

    As the U.S. arrival date approaches for the first Chromebooks from Samsung and Acer, hardware maker Xi3 on Friday announced its own entrant in the form of a desktop PC running Chrome OS.

    Written by Katherine Noyes24 May 11 23:30
  • Quad-Core iMacs with Thunderbolt, FaceTime arrive

    The new iMacs have arrived. The Apple store is back online after being down this morning in anticipation of the updated desktop systems sporting the first Thunderbolt port on a desktop, AMD Radeon HD graphics and an HD FaceTime camera.

    Written by Eric Mack03 May 11 23:53
  • Apple iMac refresh expected next week

    Apple is expected to refresh the iMac line next week, adding new Intel processors and Thunderblot ports, according to AppleInsider. If the rumors prove accurate, May 3 should be the day the improved iMacs go on sale. The iMac line was last updated nine months ago.

    Written by Daniel Ionescu02 May 11 04:43
  • Lenovo H320: Slim and speedy on a budget

    The Lenovo H320 is a slim rig that greatly resembles the rest of the budget desktop pack. But although it's lacking a little in ports and graphics support, it brings a lot to the table -- including 6GB of RAM, a Blu-ray combo drive, and excellent performance for the category.

    Written by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal01 April 11 07:00
  • Anti-virus software driving you mad? 5 fight-back tips

    I like to think that most of us who use computers are reasonably bright and responsible. So I get really irritated by the mindset of some technology vendors who insist that treating us like children is not only okay, but also the responsible thing for them to do.

    Written by Bill Snyder29 March 11 02:24
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