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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge delayed in Australia

Samsung has pushed back the on-sale date of both phones until November, although pre-orders still start on October 15.


ACCC cracks down on taxi company for blocking goCatch

The ACCC has promised greater scrutiny of the taxi industry after one company allegedly blocked drivers from accepting bookings via mobile phone and booking app goCatch.


Girt by CNET: The Australian CNET podcast, episode 2

This week the Girters take aim at Samsung's Noteworthy delays, look at the ACCC ruling about the GoCatch app and roadtest Telstra's 700MHz -- and of course discuss the new iPad range.


Thinnest (and lightest) large tablets

How thin can tablets get? CNET looks at the thinnest large tablets.


Lensbaby mobile lens more fun than a barrel of filters

Sure, it essentially has only a couple of tricks, but it's relatively inexpensive and low-commitment.

4 stars Excellent

Radical ride: XCAR goes racing for the very first time

Every journey starts with a first step, watch XCAR take theirs as Nick Wilkinson lines up on the starting grid for his first ever race in the Radical SR1 Cup. Will his video game training be enough? Can he take the checkered flag despite limited track experience?


Google is 'on the right side of history,' says Eric Schmidt

The Big G's executive chairman has responded to recent controversy over privacy and taxation.


Apple updates iTunes with key changes

Released with Mac OS X Yosemite, iTunes 12 gets some small interface changes that make your music, movies, and other content easier to navigate.


This umbrella shoots air to keep you dry

The Air Umbrella has reached its funding goal and is coming to market. Can it really protect your dome from torrential downpours using a force field of air?


Android Lollipop 5.0 is here, bringing a new design, notifications and more

Android grows up with a mature design and sophisticated features.


Use OS X 10.10 Yosemite to place, receive phone calls

As part of Apple's Continuity efforts, you can now leverage your nearby iPhone to place, receive phone calls from your Mac.


707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat? Hell yes!

The most powerful muscle car ever boasts immense power but also comfort and control that makes it accessible to mere mortals.


'Pink slime' in burgers? McDonald's hires former MythBuster to find out

Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.


Apple's iPad Air 2, iMac 5K Retina display deliver

Apple makes solid upgrades across their product line at their iPad and Mac event, but it's pretty clear they don't care about the iPad Mini anymore.


Note 4 stylus: Did you know you could do this?

In addition to multitasking, another bundle of helpful enhancements makes writing and navigating on this year's Note the most natural and helpful yet.


A very good router, but not Linksys' best

Linksys announced its first quad-stream Wi-Fi router, the Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi (model E8350), which sports the most powerful processor on the market. But does that translate into top-notch Wi-Fi performance?

3.5 stars Very good

New Nintendo 3DS improvements are minor, but effective

New screen, new buttons, new analog stick, new console? Not quite. The "new" 3DS is a minor tweak, but a nice upgrade.


LG G3 S pairs flagship stylings with low-end specs

The LG G3 S has a near-identical look to its flagship big brother, but has a smaller screen and runs on low-end tech.


Google's new Nexus 6 heralds Android Lollipop

Google's newest Nexus flagship is equipped with a 6-inch display, a 13-megapixel camera, and the latest Android Lollipop software.

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