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  • In pictures: IBM Information On Demand day one

    In pictures: IBM Information On Demand day one

    IBM's annual Information On Demand conference began on Sunday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. So far, attendees have heard insights from Australian customers including Australia Post and Metro Spinal Clinic as well as findings from the vendor's global big data survey. The conference continues until Thursday.

  • In Pictures: Six of the rarest Macs

    In Pictures: Six of the rarest Macs

    Many Macs are uncommon or hard to find today, but for the sake of brevity (and for fear of the dreaded TL;DR), I’ve decided to examine six of the rarest among them.

  • In Pictures: 15 hot Windows 8 hybrid notebooks and tablets

    In Pictures: 15 hot Windows 8 hybrid notebooks and tablets

    Microsoft's Windows 8 launch on October 26 is nearly here, and new device announcements are coming so fast you need a scorecard to keep up. One of the big themes with this touch-centric Windows release is touchscreens on everything including Ultrabooks, tablets with keyboard docks, or new all-in-one convertible PCs. Some critics aren't buying the hybrid device craze that Windows 8 is inspiring, but if you ever wanted to a touch-enabled laptop, there's never been a better time to buy.

  • In Pictures: The good, bad and ugly history of Microsoft hardware

    In Pictures: The good, bad and ugly history of Microsoft hardware

    Microsoft built its identity on software development. Just refer to the name, and pay special attention to the "soft." But throughout its storied history, the company has progressively become much more of a multi-discipline workshop, producing physical gear alongside ethereal software code. And now we have the Surface RT tablet, the perfect springboard to recount some of the most memorable (and forgettable) products in Microsoft's hardware history.

  • In Pictures: LinkedIn revamps profile pages

    In Pictures: LinkedIn revamps profile pages

    LinkedIn unveils its redesigned profile page that includes a handful of new features. Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect when LinkedIn switches your profile in the upcoming months.

  • In Pictures: 10 open source projects that power the Cloud

    In Pictures: 10 open source projects that power the Cloud

    With recent negative reports from Gartner and Zenoss, it seems “dump on open source Cloud” season is open. For those quick to point the finger at some of these technologies that may not have the market share some expect, it would be good to remember that without open source, it would be difficult to have a Cloud at all.

  • In Pictures: 20 cars that drive themselves

    In Pictures: 20 cars that drive themselves

    Given that MIT in the US is now working on a safer prototype for autonomous vehicles, using communications technology to expand the cars’ field of vision, these vehicles may make the leap from science fiction to reality sooner than previously thought. Driverless cars have already been legalised in California and Nevada, and Google says we’ll see them on the road in five years. Here are the prototypes that have helped the industry get to this point.

  • In Pictures: The evolution of the tablet PC

    In Pictures: The evolution of the tablet PC

    We live in explosively innovative times for tablet computing and mobile apps. But it didn't all happen overnight. Most attempts to build a tablet-like computer, going back to the '70s, were not successful. Yet every failure was a lesson learned that led us to the iPad. Here's a look back at how the modern tablet came to be.

  • In pictures: HP opens Perth office

    In pictures: HP opens Perth office

    HP recently unveiled a new Perth office in Western Australia as the vendor looks to increase its presence in the state’s mining and government sectors . According to HP South Pacific managing director David Caspari, the vendor is currently playing in the security, health system, educational system management and state record management space.

  • In Pictures: Best business laptops for Windows 7

    In Pictures: Best business laptops for Windows 7

    Microsoft is aiming to make a splash on October 26 with the debut of Windows 8, but most businesses aren’t leaping to upgrade right away. If you’re planning to run Windows 7 for a while, but you still need to buy hardware today, one of these laptops could be just right for you or the staff you manage. We put a clutch of Ultrabooks and lightweight laptops with good battery life to the test to help you pick the perfect machine for your workplace.

  • In Pictures: Six Windows 8 tablets

    In Pictures: Six Windows 8 tablets

    Intel's hardware partners recently showed off their mid-range Windows 8 hybrid devices at a Clover Trail coming-out party. Now we reveal the hardware in all its photographic splendor.

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