MacBook Pro 2018 Upgrades – Powered by Intel Coffee Lake

Apple has upgraded the powerful business laptop MacBook Pro. The latest MacBook Pro 2018 models feature a Retina True Tone-screen, improved switches on the keyboard and an improved Intel-based processor architecture. Continue reading “MacBook Pro 2018 Upgrades – Powered by Intel Coffee Lake”

Microsoft Surface Go Is a Versatile Budget Laptop

Microsoft eventually released a budget version of its Surface tablets. The new 10-inch Microsoft Surface Go is available for pre-order at Microsoft’s store, Noel Leeming and JB Hifi. It costs $699 inclusive of GST and will start shipping on August 28th. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Go Is a Versatile Budget Laptop”

Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming Leverages Intel Kaby Lake-X Processor

Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming will be the first motherboard in the world that’s powered by Kaby Lake-X. Competitors to Gigabyte are rumoured to launch new models on this processor later this year. Continue reading “Gigabyte X299 Aorus Gaming Leverages Intel Kaby Lake-X Processor”

New Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) Optimised for Automation

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released two new boards for automation and IoT: Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) and a lite CM3L version. These new boards target companies that require low-cost hardware that’s easy to install and use to automate processes in manufacturing and industry. Continue reading “New Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) Optimised for Automation”

Linksys Announces 4 New Routers

Leading tech firms have announced a slew of new products at the just concluded CES fair in Las Vegas. Linksys was one of the most active firms at this year’s fair and announced four new routers targeted at different audiences: the Linksys WRT32x gaming router, VelopEA8300 and EA9400. Continue reading “Linksys Announces 4 New Routers”

New Microsoft Surface Book With Improved Graphics & Battery Life

Microsoft listens to its users. The next generation Surface Book is here with more powerful hardware and longer battery life. The design remains the same as previous versions except that the space between the screen and the keyboard has been reduced somewhat when the laptop is folded. Continue reading “New Microsoft Surface Book With Improved Graphics & Battery Life”

New Apple MacBook Pro features Touch Bar

Apple’s new MacBook Pro comes with a new display strip at the top of the keyboard that replaces the traditional function keys located at the top of the keyboard. The display strip is called Touch Bar and adapts to the software programme used. For example, Touch Bar displays formatting related buttons when editing a page and media buttons like volume controls when listening to music. Apple has upgraded both the 13-inch and the 15-inch models. Continue reading “New Apple MacBook Pro features Touch Bar”

Nintendo Switch – New Console From Nintendo

Nintendo’s latest console has a very descriptive name: Nintendo Switch. It adjusts to any environment and type of game that you want to play. It’s portable when you’re on the go and functions as a stationary console when at home. Continue reading “Nintendo Switch – New Console From Nintendo”

Netgear Nighthawk X10 – World’s Fastest Router

Do you feel that your router is slowing down your internet connection? Then you should have a look at Netgear Nighthawk X10, which is the fastest router on the market for personal use. The price tag is high though so speed better be important to you in case you decide to buy this router. Continue reading “Netgear Nighthawk X10 – World’s Fastest Router”

Apple’s new Mac OS Sierra Now Available for Download

Good news for all Mac users out there. Download the new Mac OS Sierra for free. The main draw is the integration of the assistant Siri into the OS. This new feature will certainly delight iPhone and iPad users. Continue reading “Apple’s new Mac OS Sierra Now Available for Download”

Stuff Fibre Enters the NZ Broadband Market

Stuff unexpectedly announced that it enters the broadband market as a provider in a surprise move that took many experts by surprise. The new unit is called Stuff Fibre and will deliver fibre-optic broadband to Kiwi homes starting this spring. Continue reading “Stuff Fibre Enters the NZ Broadband Market”

PlayStation 4 Neo – Powerful Hardware Upgrades

More information has been leaked online about PlayStation’s new, upgraded console called PlayStation 4 Neo. Hardware specs like processor, graphics and memory have been revealed. Sony has reiterated that the two consoles will co-exist and that all games released from October will work on both platforms. Furthermore, the UI is identical for both platforms. Continue reading “PlayStation 4 Neo – Powerful Hardware Upgrades”

Xbox One S – Smaller Xbox Launches August 2nd

A significantly smaller and updated XBox console called XBox One S will be released on August 2nd in New Zealand. There are three versions with different disk capacity: 500 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB. Only the largest 2 TB version will be available initially. Continue reading “Xbox One S – Smaller Xbox Launches August 2nd”

Home Office – Products You Need To Work Smarter

Do you run your own company and work from home? Entrepreneurship and smaller companies that don’t have an office downtown are growing in New Zealand. Here are a few tips about must-have products for your home officein order to create a productive and pleasant workspace. Continue reading “Home Office – Products You Need To Work Smarter”