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PSA: The Raspberry Pi B+ just got a price cut

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Briefly – The Raspberry Pi B+ has just received a price cut – you can now pick one up for just $25 (plus shipping). The Raspberry Pi Foundation are claiming this is due to efficiencies in the manufacturing of the computer since it’s introduction, however, this may be in response to the new $9 CHIP microcomputer which found it’s way onto Kickstarter recently. So if you’re interested in picking one […]

PSN down again – and you can blame Lizard Squad (probably)

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If you’re having trouble with connecting to the PlayStation Network today, you can blame Lizard Squad for that again. The group – infamously known for taking down PSN and Xbox Live during the Christmas season – has claimed responsibility on Twitter for taking down their servers. “I really missed all the butthurt gamers, how you guys been? I’m sure you missed us just as much,” the group posted on Twitter. Of course, […]

Samsung to shut down Wallet service on June 30

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Samsung has announced in an email to all Samsung Wallet customers that it will be shutting down the service on June 30. The reason why Samsung is shutting down the service was because not many people were using the service. In a separate message to Samsung Wallet partners, they noted that “the usage rate… was not what anyone expected.” “One of our company’s core values is to guarantee the best […]

Next Assassins Creed instalment arrives October 23rd, 2015

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Ubisoft has just unveiled the newest instalment of the Assassin’s Creed Saga, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, which will be available on the 23rd of October for Playstation 4 and X-box One, whilst later in Spring for PC. The fifteen minute trailer released at 2am this morning solidified many details about what to expect next from the well-known series. The game is set in London, 1868, where the Industrial Revolution is taking […]

Review: Parallels Desktop 10

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The last time we took a look at Parallels Desktop was Version 6, which was back in 2011! Now we’re at Parallels Desktop 10 and it couldn’t be better. Parallels Desktop is one of those go-to programs for your Mac when you need to virtualise an operating system (probably Windows) and it’s certainly sufficient to get the job done. In this version of Desktop, Parallels have improved the speed and […]

TechGeek nominated for 5 IT Journalism Awards!

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We’ve got some great news to share! TechGeek has been nominated for FIVE IT Journalism Awards – affectionately called The Lizzies – for the work we’ve produced last year; and we’re up against some pretty good sites. TechGeek is nominated for Best Website, Best News Coverage, Best Personal Technology Coverage, Best Gaming Coverage and Best Independent Media. For Best Independent Media, we are up against our good friends Reckoner, Ausdroid and Live Tech Australia; plus Women in […]

Ubisoft reveals teaser & reveal date for next instalment of Assassin’s Creed series

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Ubisoft has released a GIF teaser and video to announce the unveiling of their next instalment of the Assassin’s Creed series. The heavily adorned hidden blade with attached cannon and gilded cane that feature in the teaser all but confirm the rumours of this game taking place in Victorian London. Ubisoft is also sticking to their plan of transferring the series onto next-get consoles which they started with Unity, as […]

Batman: Arkham Knight – First Season Pass details

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Alongside the recent announcement of the digital-only Premium edition of Batman: Arkham Knight, new details of the Season Pass have recently emerged. In a recent Facebook announcement made by Batman Arkham, some early details of the content Arkham fans can expect post launch have been revealed for the first time. Whilst the information is quite conservative at this time there is a large focus on narrative-based stories which were unable to be […]

Techcast S02E08: Our view on the HTC One M9 (feat. Tazza and Chrazza?)

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Techcast! The title may not make sense now, but listen to the end of the podcast to get the reference. And yes, we did record this a Thursday night and only released it now – you can blame me for that (assignments and all that). Join Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott for some news from BUILD, but we largely talked about our thoughts on the HTC […]

Microsoft to launch first Asia Pacific store in Sydney

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Announced this morning by Microsoft Australia’s Managing Director, Pip Marlow, Sydney will play host to the first Microsoft Store in the Asia Pacific region. This will be the first brick and mortar store for Microsoft outside of the United States. The store will be located inside the Westfield Shopping Center on Pitt St Mall and provide the opportunity for users to experience the best of the Microsoft products available like […]

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Teaser Revealed

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Treyarch and Activision revealed that Black Ops 3 will be the next instalment of the acclaimed Call of Duty series on Thursday. Whilst the teaser is rather vague, with snippets of dialogue from the series and the image a figure constructed from code looking very similar to the original Black Ops and Black Ops 2 cover art, fans have discovered extra information. The Call of Duty website has the full description of […]

First four episodes of Game of Thrones’ new season leaked onto torrent sites

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HBO will no doubt be angry today as it appears that the first four episodes of the new season of its hit show Game of Thrones have been leaked online to torrent sites – just a day before the show’s return tomorrow. According to several online reports, the torrents are definitely real – though I’ve heard a report from Twitter that episode two is just episode one again. They are likely […]

YouTube’s paid subscription service is coming soon, promises no ads

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YouTube will soon launch a paid subscription offering and could launch within the next few months, according to multiple sources. In an email sent to all YouTube partners, they note that the paid subscription service will let users watch videos without ads. “We’re excited to build on this momentum by taking another big step in favor of choice: offering fans an ads-free version of YouTube for a monthly fee. By […]

Judge rules that iiNet must hand over customer data to Dallas Buyers Club

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Image: Dr Stephen Dann/Flickr (Creative Commons) In a landmark decision, the Federal Court has ruled today that iiNet must hand over customer information of almost 5000 people that the owners of the 2013 film Dallas Buyers Club claim to have pirated the film. Five other ISPs – Dodo, Internode, Amnet Broadband, Adam Internet and Wideband Networks – will also be required to hand over customer information to Dallas Buyers Club LLC. Justice Nye […]

Ubisoft reveals “Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles” Trilogy

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Ubisoft has unveiled a new site and video trailer for the upcoming “Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles” trilogy, with the first instalment “China” to be released April 22nd on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. The trilogy spawns from the DLC previously available with “Assassin’s Creed: Unity” on next gen consoles through season pass. “China” was part of this, alongside “Dead Kings”, while chapters “India” and “Russia” are shiny and new. The […]