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Concept designs for an under-1000 pound car (photos)

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, nine car companies responded to a design challenge with their ideas for a very light vehicle.

9 Images By 20 November 2010


Blu-ray laptop for under $1000: Sony Vaio NW160J

Although it's expensive for a 15-inch multimedia laptop, the Blu-ray and game-playing capabilities of the Vaio NW160J make it a worthy portable entertainment system.

By 30 July 2009


Lensbaby's Composer Pro II and Edge 50 lens add more dimension to your depth-of-field (hands on)

The updated mount and 50mm "slice of focus" lens delivers tilt-shift effects on the cheap and lets you isolate subjects more interestingly than with aperture control alone.

By 21 October 2015


Sigma's latest lens goes fast, high and wide

The new 20mm f1.4 Art, designed for higher-resolution cameras, is the fastest full-frame wide-angle to date.

By 16 October 2015


Leaders give go ahead for GST on low-cost online purchases from overseas

Australia's State and Territory leaders have offered "in principle" support to charge GST on online purchases from overseas, meaning goods worth less than AU$1,000 could be hit with a 10 percent tax.

By 24 July 2015


Sigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A)

Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.

By 21 September 2014


Sigma announces not one, but two supertele zoom lenses

Not to be left behind in the supertelephoto zoom department, Sigma literally one-ups one of its main rivals with the announcement of two different 150-600mm zoom designs.

By 12 September 2014


Kogan enters 3D printing space with sub-$700 model

Online retailer Kogan is making a play in the burgeoning 3D printer space with a new sub-$700 model that is set to challenge other retailers in the marketplace.

By 6 May 2014


Windows 8 sees PC sales plummet as tablets replace laptops

PC sales have gone off a cliff as gadget fans turn to tablets instead -- and experts blame Windows 8.

By 11 April 2013


Intel's convertible challenge

The chip giant has launched a social media competition where your very own bizarre concept hybrid device could be made into a AU$25,000 prototype.

By 7 March 2013