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Try a practice ballot before voting in the federal election this weekend

Matt Blowes  May 13, 2019 Technology, IT Trends

 
A practice voting tool can help you preference correctly in the Senate and cast a valid vote in the federal election on Saturday May 18.

Microsoft's re-engineered Edge web browser enters public testing

Matt Blowes  April 11, 2019 Technology, IT Trends, Software

 
Microsoft Edge will become a Chromium-based web browser, a change that will enable Google Chrome extensions to work and may make the browser faster.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 now available

Matt Blowes  April 03, 2019 Technology, Software

 
After months in preview, Visual Studio 2019 is now available. There are a raft of new features and significant upgrades for Mac developers but not all new functions are switched on yet.

Wrap-up: Highlights from CES 2019

Matt Blowes  January 09, 2019 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
A foldable phone, a machine that folds clothes (it actually works now), big screen TVs & powerful laptops. Plus, a vegan burger indistinguishable from real meat. The highlights from CES 2019.

Technology Anti-Gift Guide 2018

Matt Blowes  November 27, 2018 Technology, IT Trends, Opinion

 
There is no shortage of dud tech gift ideas. Here are some to avoid, but we're not all negative, we've included some good alternatives in Sentrian's Technology Anti-Gift Guide for Christmas 2018.

How to repair a broken iPhone in Australia

Matt Blowes  October 31, 2018 Technology, BYOD, Hardware

 
Smashed your iPhone screen? Dropped it and cracked the glass on the back? Here's how to repair your iPhone and how much it costs.

Google unveils Pixel 3, Home Hub and a new Pixel tablet: Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 10, 2018 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
New phones and assistant capabilities were the focus, but Google's new high-end tablet doesn't appear to be making its way to Australia.

iPhone XS and iPhone XR: Australian launch details

Matt Blowes  September 13, 2018 Technology, Hardware, IT Trends

 
The most expensive iPhone ever has arrived. Here's everything you need to know about the new iPhone XS and iPhone XR. Including how much each model costs in Australia and when they can be purchased.

Microsoft announces low-cost Surface Go

Matt Blowes  July 10, 2018 Technology, Hardware

 
Microsoft targets the lower end of the market with a new 2-in-1 style tablet. Similar in design to the Surface Pro, the new Surface Go aims to retain the creation capabilities of a PC at a reduced cost.