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Use MediaMonkey to achieve music library management Zen

Apps for music lovers

Simon Chester explains how you too can experience the peace of a flawless music library.

Essential apps for your mini tablet

Essential apps for your mini tablet

Quickoffice For: iOS, Android  |  Price: Free It remains to be seen whether Microsoft’s Office formats carry the near-universal popularity they’ve enjoyed over the past two decades on into the next one, but in any case Google recently dropped the price of Quickoffice for iOS and Android to free, meaning you can edit Word, Excel…

Apple’s WWDC 2013 Highlights: iOS7, OS X Mavericks, Mac Pro

Apple's WWDC 2013 Highlights: iOS7, OS X Mavericks, Mac Pro

Apple events are ridiculously highly anticipated, with rumours flashing around the web in the days and weeks beforehand and analysis by the truckload in the days after. Even its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC)- aimed, as the name suggests, for a technical and specialised audience – attracts this kind of attention. So how do you figure…

Apps and gadgets for your next flight

Apps and gadgets for your next flight

If you haven’t taken a plane trip since the last family holiday a couple of years ago, the next time you travel you’ll notice big changes as far as technology is concerned. Where we once used to hide our smartphones from flight attendants, passengers are increasingly encouraged to use their portable devices at the airport…

Where to go for online movies in Australia

Where to go for online movies in Australia

Home-grown online movie services might still be in their relative infancy in Australia, but the range of domestic providers is expanding all the time – there’s a gamut of entertainment-on-demand options to stream or download movies and TV shows to your home theatre, PC or mobile device. There are certainly alternative and less expensive ways…

3D printer: MakerBot Replicator 2

3D printer: MakerBot Replicator 2

Printing your own ideas in 3D has to be the ultimate if you’re into design or creating your own gear. And really, there’s only one thing better than a small 3D printer sitting on your desk: a larger one. When we tested a sub-$1,000 3D printer in the TechLife labs months ago, it was such…

New service will let Instagram users sell their photos

New service will let Instagram users sell their photos

With all the millions of photos uploaded to Instagram every day (some 40 million daily, according to the company), you might think it’d be hard to get your own particular happy snap noticed – let alone purchased – but that’s exactly what a new business called InstaStock Images is planning to make happen. Expected to…

Leaked ‘budget iPhone’ image stirs up Apple fans

Leaked ‘budget iPhone’ image stirs up Apple fans

It’s unknown whether it’s the real deal, but if the rampant rumours of a budget-friendly iPhone turn out to be true, this photo above – which may or may not be legit – is probably what it will look like. Purporting to have the first image of the rear shell of the widely anticipated cheaper…

Will Windows 8 tablets and notebooks hit $200 this year?

Will Windows 8 tablets and notebooks hit $200 this year?

When Microsoft entered the touch and tablet market with Windows 8, one factor that disappointed some was the cost of Windows 8 tablets, which range from above iPad to around Ultrabook price points and don’t really come close to competing with the more budget-friendly Android tablet market popularised by Google’s Nexus 7 (although to be…

Viddy – the ‘instagram for video’

Viddy - the 'instagram for video'

With Instagram having basically taken over the internet when it comes to social photo editing and sharing – thanks in no small part to Facebook’s US$1 billion snap-up and further mainstreaming of the platform – it was only a matter of time before somebody applied the same concept to video clips. Meet Viddy, which makes…