Taiwanese group XYZprinting to launch $US499 3D printer

So far, consumer-grade 3D printers have been left to the realm of Kickstarter compaigns and 3D printing-centric companies like Makerbot, now owned by commercial 3D printing giant Stratasys. Now reports are emerging from Taiwan of a new tie-up between two Kinpo Group subsidiaries – Kinpo and Cal-Comp – to be known as XYZprinting. Its purpose? […]

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Canon launches new PowerShot G16 digicam

Digital camera giant Canon has launched its latest range of PowerShot cameras, which continue to blur the lines between still images and video capture, including this new Canon PowerShot G16. The new release features a 1/1.7-inch 12MP CMOS image sensor coupled to an f/1.8-2.8 Canon lens with 5X optical zoom. The new DiGIC 6 image […]

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Optus 4G powers up 25 more sites in Adelaide

South Australia appears the focus for Australian telco Optus at the moment with news that it has just switched on another 25 new 4G sites. The company also announced it had upgraded 150 of its older 3G sides with more powerful transceivers to deliver strong signal and reception, including indoors. The new Optus 4G locations […]

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Android 4.3 leaked online for the Galaxy S4 smartphone

It may not even have been released yet but Google’s next-generation Android 4.3 operating system has already found its way online for the Snapdragon-version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, the I9505G. The firmware was found by website Sammobile and designed for the new Google Play Edition of the Samsung phone. Sammobile didn’t have one […]

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Seven easy ways to longer smartphone battery life

We’re all enamoured with the latest features inside most smartphones, but there’s always one feature we look for regardless of which phone we buy – battery life. A phone without a charged battery is like a car without fuel and as phone features expand and processors grow more demanding on power, we’re all looking for […]

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