Adobe’s New Products

Adobe’s New Products

Oct 17, 2010

Adobe have just made available new versions of their Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premier products. As well as simplifying the user workflow, and especially for those who are new to the workflow requirements that digital image processing imposes upon us, improved Mac compatibility was also announced with this new product range. I recently was able to catch p...

Boeing, Boeing

Boeing, Boeing

Oct 10, 2010

Hands up if you’ve ever wanted to fly a plane. Me too. In fact, I have. Many years ago, when I was living in Dallas, I took the controls of a Cessna 172 and flew it around the skies of east Dallas. Relax, Dallas is safe again, but it was a very enjoyable experience. Apart from that, I’ve enjoyed many hours at the controls of software such as...

Security – New PC Tools offerings.

Security – New PC Tools offerings.

Oct 3, 2010

This week PC Tools launched their 2011 suite of products, which includes tools to help you to combat threats from various types of malware, including spyware, viruses, malicious email and social networking threats. The tools include PC Tools Spyware Doctor, PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus, PC Tools Internet Security, PC Tools Registry Mechanic and...

Cash In On Your Unused Gadgets

Cash In On Your Unused Gadgets

Sep 12, 2010

In a recent survey, eBay discovered that Australians are holding on to a lot of value in unused stuff that is just sitting around the house. In NSW, for instance, they discovered that the typical household has over $800 worth of stuff that is sitting around, unused and unloved. This week our Gadget Gorilla, Gary Stark, chatted with eBay’s Jenny Thomas to...

Huawei Pocket WiFi E585

Huawei Pocket WiFi E585

Sep 5, 2010

The concept of a pocket WiFi router is one that has always appealed to me. This sort of device reduces your reliance upon over-priced internet services that you may need to acquire when traveling, such as in a hotel room, or perhaps at a coffee shop or an airport. I’ve been using an earlier version of this pocket router for most of this year, and have been...

Microsoft Tech Ed 2010

Microsoft Tech Ed 2010

Aug 29, 2010

Every year, Microsoft Australia hosts a major technical event for developers and IT professionals, known as Tech Ed. For the major part of the last week, I was fortunate to be able to have attended this year’s event as a guest of Microsoft. Although my attendance was as a member and guest of Microsoft’s Open Source Convergence group, this conference...