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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 […]

Breaking: Apple and Nintendo to join forces with new Smart Gamepad accessory

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An early, unfinished copy of tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct keynote address has leaked on the company’s US YouTube channel, and while it was quickly removed, we were able to catch a glimpse at what will likely be a major move to change the struggling company’s future. In the humble address, Nintendo described an unprecedented partnership with tech and lifestyle powerhouse, Apple, which would include the distribution of an official ‘Smart Gamepad’ accessory. Clipping onto […]

Nintendo to make new announcements tomorrow morning

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Nintendo has today announced that they have scheduled another Nintendo Direct event tomorrow. The event is said to be a global presentation hosted by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata and will announce updates to the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS owners. The event will be broadcast from 9am on April 2 (Sydney time). You can catch a livestream on their website.

Halo 5: Guardians ‒ Release date & Live action trailers

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Today, two live-action Halo 5: Guardians trailers were released during (and after) the Season 5 finale of The Walking Dead. With both trailers setting up “one of the most epic showdowns in entertainment history” “The Master Chief. Spartan Locke. Who is the hunter and who is the hunted?” Said Microsoft in a press release. The trailer that aired during the TWD finale, shows Spartan Locke walking through a destroyed human city, walking […]

Samsung announces pricing and release date for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge – comes out on April 10

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Revealed to the public just a couple of weeks ago at Mobile World Congress, Samsung has finally announced when Australians will be getting their hands on the company’s latest smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Both phones will go on sale from April 10 in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage capacities, with prices starting at $999. The full pricing chart is below. Model AU Cost Galaxy S6 – […]

Grab a deal – Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 refurbished now available at Expansys

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Our Friends at Expansys have let us know about an amazing deal on Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 (2012) refurbished devices. While the two devices are rather dated right now, they will be receiving the Lollipop update, so you’ll be glad to know they will be able to run all the new apps. Expansys have both the 16GB and 32GB Nexus 7 tablets available with pricing at $83.99 and $127.99 […]