I need fill in some boxes on the Western Victoria Region ballot for the Legislative Council (aka the upper house/senate) but as usual, I have no idea what most of the people running stand for. I took a brief look at each party’s website, just to get a feel of how I will distribute my votes. Figured I may as well share it as I’m sure others are in the same position!

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I’ve been documenting my computer setup quite regularly since 2005 and it just so happens I got myself a new setup over the long weekend. I thought it’d be fun to look back at all my setups over the past 13 years. This is the oldest pic I can find of my desk setup, when…

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More and more of a modern clinical workflow involves the use of technology and in particular, smartphones. Everyone has a smartphone, but is it appropriate for that same personal device to be used by caregivers in the healthcare industry at home and work? According to the latest Frost & Sullivan whitepaper on personal smartphone use…

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[TITLE] LaCie Rugged Secure 2TB External Hard Drive [STANDFIRST] Easy to set up, but secure functionality is of dubious value Price: $209 Supplier: lacie.com.au 3/5 [SPECS]2TB 2.5-inch HDD, AES-256 hardware encryption, USB-C connector, 1.2m drop resistance, 1-ton crush resistance, water resistant, 2-year warranty with 2-year data rescue service plan [BODY] LaCie’s Rugged line of external…

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[TITLE] Fujitsu Stylistic V727 Tablet [STANDFIRST] Boring, but competent and solid Windows 10 tablet Price: $TBA Supplier: fujitsu.com/au 3/5 [SPECS]Intel Core 7Y CPU, 8GB RAM, SATA III SSD, 12.3-inch multi-touch 1080p IPS display, microSD card reader, USB 3.1, USB 2.0, USB Type-C, optional LTE modem, 770g (without keyboard case) [BODY] Windows tablets very common these…

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[TITLE] Acer KG251QF 24.5-inch Gaming Monitor [STANDFIRST] 144Hz refresh, FreeSync & 1ms response in a 1080p bang for buck package Price: $299 Supplier: acer.com.au 4/5 [SPECS]1920×1080 resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms GtG response, TN-panel, anti-glare matte display, 1000:1 contrast ration, 450cd/m2 brightness, 1x DP 1.2, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x DVI-D[BODY] If you’ve ever had the…

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Asus is gearing up for a massive 2018 with a slew of product releases designed to meet the growing needs of gamers like your fine self. The line-up includes new routers with huge amounts of bandwidth and low latency, amazing peripherals like headsets with Quad DACs for superior SNR and mousepads with Qi charging, new…

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[TITLE] Gigabyte Aero 15 advertorial [BODY] Once upon a time, laptops with gaming credentials or serious performance claims were thick and heavy. It was a simple fact of life a fast laptop meant a big hulking tank that was rarely moved because of how impractical they are as laptops. But that has all changed in…

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[TITLE] Fujitsu Lifebook advertorial[BODY] Fujitsu is delighted to announce an updated range of Lifebook Notebooks and 2-in-1 tablets featuring Intel’s latest 8th generation processors. All of the 10 models available adhere to Fujitsu’s core product values: Reliability – Japanese and German factories and stringent testing processes result in system quality, expertise and excellence. Green –…

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