With the Surface, Microsoft designed a tablet that could moonlight as fully fledged desktop machine. The Surface Book flips that emphasis; this is a laptop that can convert to a tablet, but that small change makes for a completely new experience.
Kate Aubusson, Timna Jacks The Australian man who claimed his name was 'Phuc Dat Bich' has admitted it was a hoax.
Peter Spinks Australia's Great Barrier Reef is doing Queensland a great service because of its ability to absorb some of the potential wave energy released by tsunamis.
Keegan Thomson Children across NSW could be waking up disappointed on Christmas Day if their parents follow the advice of the state's Minister for Roads Duncan Gay.
Matthew Knott Optus's cable TV and broadband network, bought by the National Broadband Network for $800 million this year, is in such poor condition the NBN is considering replacing it entirely.
Akansha Singh The NSW government is making no apologies for raising the demerit penalty for mobile phone use while driving to six points.
Chris Zappone Russia has launched a military satellite that just won't stay still, causing some concern for other satellite operators.
Keegan Thomson Gamers rejoice at news Sony is working on a way to play PlayStation 2 games work on PlayStation 4.
Keegan Thomson The NSW state government is following up its 2015 election promise to deliver digital licences, with the first downloadable batch coming out mid 2016.
Peter Hannam Some of Australia's leading climate research programs are under threat even as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull prepares to address world leaders at next week's global climate summit in Paris.
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