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Pioneer Computers Australia DreamBook Light U11 CULV notebook arrives

Pioneer Computers Australia DreamBook Light U11 CULV notebook arrives

Down under and looking for a new CULV notebook for the festive season?  Pioneer Computers Australia may have just the thing, in the shape of the DreamBook Light U11; an 11.6-inch ultraportable, the U11 packs a choice of Intel dual-core (SU2300 or SU4100), Core 2 Solo (SU7300) or Core 2 Duo (SU9400 or SU9600) processors together with up to 4GB of memory and optional integrated 3G.

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Apple touting Tablet in Australia?

Apple touting Tablet in Australia?

The Apple Tablet rumors this week have already been tenuous and, well, more tenuous, so let's throw another vaguely unbelievable tidbit into the ring.  According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Apple have been shopping around their tablet to Australian media companies, "in an effort to sound out whether they would be interested in delivering their content to the tablet."  The paper suggests that Apple have been sending around details of the tablet's specifications; however none of the media companies themselves would talk on the record.

Octopuses love HDTV but lack personality, claims Australian researcher

Octopuses love HDTV but lack personality, claims Australian researcher

Since 18-percent of HDTV owners are apparently unable to tell the difference between high and standard definition content, it looks like octopuses have human-kind beat.  An Australian researcher, the curiously named Renata Pronk, enlisted the help of 32 octopuses to examine why they have so little response to recorded video.  She discovered that the octopuses' advanced eyes see standard 25fps PAL video as a series of still images, rather than a moving picture.  So instead she wrapped her HDTV with saran wrap and dropped that in the tank.

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