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BOM adds new colours to the weather map for record heat

January 2013 could become a landmark in Australian weather history, as we look likely to break the heat record set more than 60 years ago.

By January 7, 2013


PlayStation Network, Battle.net go down under DDoS

Hackers have taken down the PlayStation Network, Blizzard's Battle.net, and others, as well as grounding a flight carrying the president of Sony Online Entertainment.

By August 24, 2014


Display tech, 4G hikes iPhone 5 cost to $199

The iPhone's cost to Apple is up marginally from the iPhone 4S, with cost increases coming from new display tech, 4G LTE silicon, and Apple's new A6 chip, said IHS iSuppli.

By September 18, 2012


Google Glass is more than the sum of its parts, says research firm

Google's high-tech specs cost only $152 to manufacture, according to a new teardown from IHS. But there are other expenses that Google has to swallow.

By May 13, 2014


Latest rivalry between Samsung, Apple: Tablet margins

A teardown of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 by IHS finds that Samsung could turn a pretty penny -- if it resists a bad habit nagging most manufacturers.

By August 24, 2012


Repair disk permissions to speed up your Mac

It won't cure all of your Mac's ills, but a quick and easy first step toward bringing a sluggish Mac back to health is using OS X's Disk Utility to repair disk permissions.

By July 24, 2013


Samsung Galaxy S4 costs £156 to make, screen drives up cost

The Galaxy S4 costs £156 to build, according to teardown experts IHS, with the new processor and screen bumping the cost over the S3.

By March 20, 2013


Burrell Smith: Macintosh hardware wizard

Few in the public may be familiar with Smith's work, but colleagues say this brilliant engineer's importance to the Mac is akin to what Woz meant to the first Apple computers.

By January 22, 2014


Motorola Xoom's speedy parts top iPad in cost

The Motorola Xoom is pricier than an equivalent iPad. But parts costs have a lot to do with this, according to IHS iSuppli.

By March 1, 2011


iPhone 5 may cost Apple $167.50 to build, says one estimate

The new phone's bill of materials is a bit pricier than its two predecessors, according to an estimate from TechInsights.

By September 14, 2012