Tablet torture test: Android, Windows and iOS compared

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Techlife tests 19 tablets across Android, iOS and Windows to help you find the best picks out right now.

Connect your camera to your handset


Combine the quality of a real camera with the convenience of a phone one

Apple iPad mini 3 receives the Midas touch

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In addition to the iPad Air 2, Apple has announced a new iPad mini, imaginatively calling it the iPad mini 3.

Apple iPad Air 2: Meaner and leaner


Surprise! It’s a new iPad!

Virgin Australia and Qantas now offering gate-to-gate gadgets in Australia

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Your next domestic flight is destined to be a significantly more enjoyable event, with both Virgin Australia and Qantas allowing travellers to use electronic devices gate to gate from today.

Digital ink: The 6 best ebook readers you can buy

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The best ebook readers on the market let you take thousands of books with you on one simple device. Here are six of the best models you can buy today.

Sony stakes its Android claim with the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 tablet

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Does Sony finally have what it takes to tackle HTC and Samsung with its latest flagship Xperia Z2 phone and tablet?

How to stream movies from your PC to your Android phone or tablet


One of the greatest uses for a tablet or jumbo-sized phone is to put those millions of pixels to work on displaying your favourite movie or TV show. However, loading up said videos onto your device before you tuck into your bed-nest for the night is an annoying — but preventable — process. Thankfully, streaming… Continue reading

SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive review


The Ultra Dual USB Drive (UDUD) is a tiny flash storage device that’s designed with Android users in mind — it can plug into the micro-USB slot used by most Android smartphones and tablets to let you copy files to and from your device (and between Android devices) without the need of a PC… though… Continue reading

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review


Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite e-reader has one key difference over its forebears — it packs an illuminated, edge-lit screen so you can read more easily in the dark. That does come at a slight price though …