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Alienware 510K
■ $258.50 | www.dell.com It’s no secret that keyboards are creeping up in price, and the Alienware 510K definitely falls into the pricier end of the spectrum. For $258.50 you’re getting a full sized mechanical keyboard with low profile Cherry switche
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Inside APC
APC is Australia’s oldest consumer technology magazine – having been consistently in print for over forty years, since our first issue way back in May 1980 – and we take that heritage and responsibility very seriously. While our focus is obviously on
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Make A Model Train Scale-speed Monitor
• Raspberry Pi 3 B+ • 16GB SD card • Raspberry Pi OS Lite (used: 4 April 2022) • GPIO Zero 1.6.2 • IR sensors Have you ever seen something and thought, “I can do that”? This writer’s inspiration came after using a commercial device to determine the s
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The SSD revolution
BEN MANSILL My first mass-storage device was a shoebox full of Amiga 500 floppies. Remember when SSDs were sexy? That moment your very first SATA SSD loaded up Windows in what seemed like the blink of an eye. Your videos for viewing or editing hittin
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Motorola Moto G82 5g
■ $399 | motorola.com.au For many years, Moto G models were a straightforward recommendation for anyone looking for an Android smartphone at a reasonable price. However, the essence of the old Moto G spirit lives on in this G82 5G device. It’s a sens
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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 7900 XTX Vapor-X
■ $TBD | www.sapphiretech.com ■ Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 7900 XTX Vapor-X; 6,144 stream processors; 2,680MHz boost clock; 24GB GDDR6 20Gbps memory, 960GB/s memory bandwidth; 2x DisplayPort 2.1, 2x HDMI 2.1a; 420W TDP; 3x 8-Pin power connectors. Duri
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Is Musk’s Vision For Social Media Revolutionary Or Reductionist?
Joel is one of the senior journalists on APC magazine and apart from being the resident laptop, monitor and fitness tech geek, he’s also pretty into surfing his local Sydney beach breaks when he’s not in front of a screen. Whether it’s the blanket ba
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Focused Work 3
macOS 12 or later | (Pro subscription $7.99/month, $47.99/year, $89.99 lifetime) | focusedwork.app Focused Work is an app that’s designed to help you with two problems related to working on your Mac. The first is when you can find yourself distracted
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Make Stuff That Lasts A Long Time, Tech Companies
Shaun is an Australian editor for PC Gamer, GamesRadar and PLAY, and writes for APC, TechRadar and more. During the recent Black Friday sales I bought a nifty laptop for a ridiculous price. It was the second generation Lenovo ThinkBook 16p, and consi
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Terminal Screencasting
Whether it’s a cool desktop effect, cleverly designed application or a bizarre problem to be solved, we all have had to capture screenshots at one time or another. Most desktop distributions feature a default screenshot utility, and you have the choi
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Microsoft Surface Pro 9 (Intel)
■ $2,549 | microsoft.com/en-au THE HOTTEST GEAR LABS TESTED ■ W11 Pro; 13-inch PixelSense 120Hz display at 2880 x 1920 pixel resolution; Intel Core i7-1265U CPU; 16GB RAM; Intel Iris Xe GPU; 256GB PCIe SSD; 46Wh battery (8h 29min 1080p movie playback
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Thermaltake Toughpower Gf3 1200w Atx V3.0
■ $399 | thermaltake.com.au The Thermaltake Toughpower GF3 1200W offers high performance and compatibility with ATX v3.0 and PCIe 5.0. Thermaltake recently introduced its GF3 line, starting from 750W and going all the way up to 1,650W. There is no ne
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(R)evolution of Portable Audio: Things Getting Reel
It’s a sad but inevitable fact that wars bring inventions and world-changing inventions, like the cavity magnetron, weren’t just limited to the Allies during World War II. For nearly 40 years, machines had been magnetically recording sound onto compa
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Under The Hood Of Windows 11 22H2
YOU’LL NEED Windows 11 and the 22H2 update If you’ve not yet received it, check the box for troubleshooting tips. The first major update to Windows 11, 22H2, is here, and with it, a whole new way of delivering future updates. In this month’s tutoria
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Market Watch
$2,599 | tinyurl.com/APC516AUS Rather than going all out on the CPU front trying to sell you the latest and greatest, Austin is instead opting to offer a three-generation old CPU that games around 10 percent slower than a Ryzen 5600, which is still q
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Microsoft Surface Pro 9 (SQ3, 5G)
■ $2,599 | microsoft.com/en-au ■ W11 Home on ARM; 13-inch PixelSense 120Hz display at 2880 x 1920 pixel resolution; Microsoft SQ3 processor built by Qualcomm; Microsoft SQ 3 Adreno 8CX Gen 3 Graphics; 16GB RAM; 46Wh battery (14h 18min 1080p movie pla
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Warhammer 40K: Darktide
$59.95 | PC, XBS/X | playdarktide.com Just like Vermintide before it, Darktide is not about the most powerful characters in the setting. That’s not to say it doesn’t make you feel powerful, but it’s a kind of measured power. A handful of Space Marine
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The Witcher
Release: October 26, 2007 Developer: CD Projekt Red Publisher: Atari Link:thewitcher.com Even in its late-2000s prime, CD Project Red’s first The Witcher game could have been accurately (but affectionately) referred to as eurojank. It was, at the tim
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Bose Quietcomfort II
■ $429 | bose.com.au There are an extraordinary range of earbuds available from a host of manufacturers, and we usually try to inform you about new models that offer great value for money – that is, affordable units that still sound superb. Here, how
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Authy vs. Google Authenticator
■ AUTHY | $free | www.authy.com ■GOOGLE AUTHENTICATOR | $free | www.googleauthenticator.net Logging in to a service can be a real pain these days, in between being asked to change your password every six months, having to remember which street you gr
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Best of CES 2023
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place in Las Vegas right after New Year’s, and is where all the big companies announced breakthrough products. While TVs, cars, and smaller gadgets get a lot of attention, it’s also where HP, Dell, Lenovo, Int
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How To Update Your GPU Drivers
YOU’LL NEED An Nvidia, AMD, or Intel GPU Display Driver Uninstaller. Most people typically buy and install a new graphics card and leave it alone. Perhaps years may pass before it’s again time for a GPU upgrade. In the interim, though, there will in
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Intel Charts Course To Trillion-transistor Chips
Intel released nine research papers at IEDM 2022 that lay the groundwork for future chip designs, as the company looks to deliver on its promise of developing processors with over a trillion transistors by 2030. The research includes new 2D materials
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Exclusive Downloads
FREE FULL SOFTWARE FOR APC READERS OUR GIFT TO YOU This music tool adds ID3 tags, renames MP3 files and rearranges the music collection. Many files lack ID3 tags or have incomplete information, what makes it hard for the user to know the artist’s n
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What Makes Retro OS Developers Click
Switch on an 8-bit computer from the 1980s and you’re likely to see a “ready” prompt. As an APC reader, no doubt you have a good idea of what to do next, but most people would struggle. After all, these machines were created in the days before the gr
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Stop using Gmail & Outlook
• Stop Google and Microsoft spying on your email usage • Encrypt messages so only the recipients can read them • Block all spam and stop safe senders being blocked • Automatically remove hidden trackers from emails • Access Gmail and Outlook through
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The GPU Pricing Paradox
Jeremy Laird Six raw 4K panels forbreakfast, laced with extract of x86... Jeremy Laird eats and breathes PC technology. Something odd is going on in the PC graphics market. Nvidia and AMD have launched their latest GPUs, but they seem priced to fail
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 5
■ $2,699 | microsoft.com/en-au ■ W11 Home: 13.5-inch PixelSense display at 2256 x1504 pixel resolution; Intel Core i7-1255U CPU; 16GB RAM; Intel Iris Xe GPU; 512GB PCIe SSD; WiFi 6 802.11ax; 47Wh Battery (9h 12min 1080p movie playback); 30.8x22.3x1.4
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Aorus 17
■ $3,699 | gigabyte.com ■ W11 Home; 17.3-inch 360Hz IPS display at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution; Intel Core i7-12700H CPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU; 32GB RAM; 1TB PCIe SSD; 99Wh battery (1h 34 min 1080p movie playback); 39.8x25.4x2.7cm; 2.7kg.
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Xbox Adaptive Controller
• Compatibility: Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Windows PC • Dimensions (HWL): 23 x 130 x 292mm • Wireless Protocols: Xbox Wireless Adapter, Bluetooth • Mount Compatibility: 1/4-20 screw for AMPS, °-20 tripod screw • Charging: 9ft USB-C cable, 7.79 Wh re
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