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Cyclone selected as NZ MOE software licensing partner
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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Cyclone Computer Co. Ltd has been selected as the Ministry of Education's software licensing partner, providing Microsoft and non-Microsoft software.
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Intel Arc A380 graphics units launched in China, global release imminent
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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New Intel Arc A380 graphics units are set to bring next-generation technologies to gamers and content creators in the coming months.
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Game review: The Quarry (PC)
Tue, 14th Jun 2022
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Supermassive Games channel 1980s teen horror movies with their latest suspense-filled cinematic adventure, The Quarry.
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Apple unveils M2 with 50% more memory bandwidth than M1
Tue, 7th Jun 2022
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Apple releases M2 chip for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, boasting faster CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, and memory bandwidth.
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Apple brings redesigned MacBook Air and updated MacBook Pro to market
Tue, 7th Jun 2022
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mobility
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apple
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tablets & laptops
Apple has introduced a redesigned MacBook Air and an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro, both powered by the new M2 chip.
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Microsoft launches the Surface Laptop Go 2 with new features
Thu, 2nd Jun 2022
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Microsoft has introduced the new Surface Laptop Go 2, adding to the company’s growing portfolio of Surface Laptop devices.
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AMD introduces FSR 2.0 giving gaming GPUs a boost
Thu, 2nd Jun 2022
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pc hardware
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gaming
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AMD has announced its new Radeon RX 6000-series graphics cards and the first games to support its FSR 2.0 technology.
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Game preview: The Quarry (PC)
Mon, 30th May 2022
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On playing a bit of The Quarry, I began to understand why the game has got its own release rather than just being part of The Dark Pictures Anthology.
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Ingram Micro NZ bolsters MSI product range with new offerings
Fri, 27th May 2022
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it distributors
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The inclusion of MSI Mobile Workstation and Business & Productivity laptops rounds out the MSI product portfolio.
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Dynabook refreshes Portégé X30L series with the Portégé X30L-K
Thu, 26th May 2022
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pc hardware
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mobility
The new model contains hybrid-architecture Intel 12th Gen Core P-Series 28W processor options, Wi-Fi 6E, along with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
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Hands-on review: MSI MPG Z690 Carbon WIFI motherboard
Mon, 16th May 2022
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gaming
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cloud services
It’s all change with Intel’s 12th generation CPUs. We have a new chipset in the 600-series, a new socket with the LGA 1700, and new DDR5 memory.
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Hands-on review: Steelseries Aerox 9 Wireless and Aerox 5 gaming mice
Thu, 5th May 2022
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gaming
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Steelseries offered two interesting mice for review, the Aerox 9 Wireless, aimed at MMO/MOBA players, and the Aerox 5, a wired mouse for multi-genre use.
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Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Tue, 3rd May 2022
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Australian e-waste is causing devastating environmental impact, with only 1% of TVs and 10% of PCs being recycled.
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Hands-on review: 32GB PNY XLR8 Gaming MAKO 6000MHz DDR5 memory kit
Fri, 29th Apr 2022
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PNY’s XLR8 Gaming MAKO DDR5 memory modules are designed to get the most out of systems based on Intel’s 12th generation Alder Lake CPUs.
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Hands-on review: Intel Core i7-12700 CPU
Thu, 14th Apr 2022
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Intel's Core i7-12700 offers performance at a lower price than the pricey Core i9 for users not interested in overclocking.
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COLORFUL launches GeForce RTX 3090 Ti Series Graphics Cards
Mon, 4th Apr 2022
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pc hardware
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graphics
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hardware
PC component manufacturer, Colorful Technology, has launched its GeForce RTX 3090 Ti series of graphics cards.
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Game review: Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem (PC)
Fri, 1st Apr 2022
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The ever-expanding Serious Sam first-person shooter franchise gets another entry with Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem.
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Hands-on review: 128GB PNY Elite-X microSDXC Flash Card
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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pc hardware
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gaming
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PNY continues to liven up its product range with the Elite-X microSD card. We were sent the 128GB version to check out.
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Hands-on review: WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD
Wed, 16th Mar 2022
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Western Digital has released a fast PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe solid-state drive for the more budget-conscious regular user with the WD Blue SN570.
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Lenovo announces new additions to Thinkpad portfolio
Wed, 16th Mar 2022
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In the latest addition to the Thinkpad portfolio, Lenovo has announced the X13 and X13 Yoga Gen 3, plus refreshed third-generation ThinkPad L series laptops.
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Hands-on review: Norton360 for Gamers
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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gaming
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Norton360 for Gamers: Is the premium subscription worth the price? This review covers its features, performance, and value for money.
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Game review: OlliOlli World (PC)
Tue, 8th Mar 2022
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gaming
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OlliOlli World is a visually stunning skateboarding game that combines retro gameplay with a unique art style.
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Game preview: Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (PC)
Thu, 3rd Mar 2022
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gaming
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We were fortunate to get access to a hands-on preview of 2K Games’ upcoming Borderlands spin-off, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands.
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PNY launches XLR8 gaming DDR5 memory in Australia and New Zealand
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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PNY Technologies is making a push into local markets by launching its XLR8 Gaming and Performance DDR5 Desktop Memory into Australia and New Zealand.