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Dead and buried dangerously

Dead and buried dangerously
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MILLIONS of old TVs and computers – with their toxic components – are dumped on nature strips throughout Australia.

But while the federal government has just passed laws to govern how companies must close the loop on electronic waste, how many of us are casually throwing away something else just as hazardous?

Aussie Game Developers get Government Support

Aussie Game Developers get Government Support
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The Game development industry in Australia has had rocky times recently, especially after people losing their jobs and some studios being closed, including Krome’s Adelaide office. So the announcement made by the Federal Government for a Research and Development Tax Credit to the Industry comes as great news for the future.

Australia a nation of gamers

Australia a nation of gamers
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The Coalition has heavily criticised the Federal Labor Government’s Computers in Schools program, claiming the project is behind schedule to the tune of hundreds of thousands of machines. Last week the Minister for School Education, Peter Garrett, said more than 713,000 computers had been installed under the program, which was kicked off following then-Labor leader […]

Australian PC market still strong (says Gartner)

Australian PC market still strong (says Gartner)
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Australian PC sales grew 2.8 percent for the first quarter of calendar 2011, helped by a surge in demand for mobile computers and a stunning 23.5 percent jump for Apple, according to analyst group Gartner.

A look at Windows 8

A look at Windows 8
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The Coalition has heavily criticised the Federal Labor Government’s Computers in Schools program, claiming the project is behind schedule to the tune of hundreds of thousands of machines. Last week the Minister for School Education, Peter Garrett, said more than 713,000 computers had been installed under the program, which was kicked off following then-Labor leader […]

Coalition slams computers for schools delays

Coalition slams computers for schools delays
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Coalition slams computers for schools delays

Kids as young as 5 can learn to use computer mouse

Kids as young as 5 can learn to use computer mouse
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A new study has revealed that children as young as 5 years old can learn how to use a computer mouse.

While age is an important component in determining how well a child controls a mouse, the study also found that how frequently a child practices may be even more important.

Hewlett-Packard to launch TouchPad in July

Hewlett-Packard to launch TouchPad in July
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HEWLETT-PACKARD said the WiFi version of its HP TouchPad will be available in the US on July 1, joining a crowded market for tablet computers.

TV & Computer Recycling Scheme Draws Nearer

TV & Computer Recycling Scheme Draws Nearer
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Australia is one step closer towards seeing the launch of a national e-waste recycling scheme led by industry, and regulated under the Product Stewardship Bill passed by the Senate yesterday.

Toshiba goes all-in with new all-in-one iMac clone

Toshiba goes all-in with new all-in-one iMac clone
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For a long time I’ve been wondering why PC companies who produce Windows-powered PCs don’t do more to copy the world’s most stylish computer maker, Apple.

Sony launches music-streaming service

Sony launches music-streaming service
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Sony has launched a new music-streaming service in Australia today, which offers users access to up to 6 million tracks without the need for downloads.