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E3 2016 Press Conference Schedule for Australians

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E3 is right around the corner, and its that time of the year where the biggest names in gaming get a chance to show off what they’ve been working on. For the majority of us who aren’t able to go to the actual event in LA, the press conferences have always been livestreamed. But unfortunately for Australians (and other countries on the other side of the globe), the times are quite inconvenient […]

Injustice 2 Announced, coming to Xbox One and PS4 in 2017

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Only a couple of days until E3, and it’s not a surprise that we’re getting a couple of game leaks here and there. Just this week, an image of an Injustice 2 poster was floating around the internet, and today, NetherRealm Studios have officially announced that Injustice 2 is indeed coming. Injustice 2 will continue the story from the first game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, where ‘Batman and his team are […]

Ubisoft Drops the Cinematic Trailer + Release Date for WatchDogs 2

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Ubisoft has given WatchDogs fans an in-depth look at their next installment of the franchise, WatchDogs 2, through a 20 minute livestream this morning. The game will be released on the 15th of November, 2016, with a demo of the game being revealed at E3 this year. The cinematic trailers and in-game footage establish the colourful and vibrant San Francisco as the context for the life of Marcus Holloway, Oakland-born hacker spiteful after […]

Steven Moffat to leave Doctor Who after series 10 – to air in 2017

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Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr (Creative Commons) Steven Moffatt, the showrunner for Doctor Who since 2010, has announced that he will be stepping down after six years with the show. The news was first reported by the Radio Times and confirmed by the BBC via Twitter. Steven Moffat will step down as Head Writer & Exec Producer after S10… Chris Chibnall to take over! pic.twitter.com/iMhNoEAegy — Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) January 22, 2016 His successor will be […]

Oculus: “Feel free” to complain to the ACCC over Rift pricing

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If you haven’t heard by now, Australians will have to pay a hefty price if they want to get their hands on the new Oculus Rift. Including shipping, Australian gamers will have to pay at least AU$1,100 just to get their hands on the latest version of the VR headset. And as expected, Australian gamers are absolutely pissed. One Reddit user asked Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus, in a recent AMA why the device costs […]

Samsung reveals new Galaxy tablet – and it runs Windows 10

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While Samsung’s CES 2016 press conference largely focused on home entertainment and appliances, its mobile division had two small announcements: that they are releasing new variants for the Galaxy Gear S2, and a brand new Galaxy tablet called the Galaxy TabPro S – that runs on Windows 10. The Galaxy name have largely been reserved for Android, with Samsung using the “Ativ” brand for its suite of Windows-powered tablets. However, according to Samsung, the […]

Minecraft is coming to the Wii U next week (finally)

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Wii U users can now finally experience a console version of Minecraft, and just in time for Christmas. Mojang and Nintendo today announced that they will be launching Minecraft: Wii U Edition next Friday – or December 18 – in Australia and New Zealand. The game will be sold via the Nintendo eShop and will include most of the popular add-on content packs such as Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Natural Texture […]

Make sure you don’t crack your iPad Pro’s screen… or it will cost you big time

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If you have bought the iPad Pro – Apple’s newest (and, according to a review by a certain journalist who is moving to Twitter soon, “ridiculous”) tablet with a massive 12.9-inch Retina display – you might want to be very careful not to break the screen. Why? Because you will be presented with a massive bill just to fix it. According to Apple’s support page, fixing the cracked screen through Apple will […]

Cortana comes to Australia in new Windows 10 update

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Microsoft has today announced that all Australians will now be able to use Cortana, the digital personal assistant on Windows 10 and competitor to Apple’s Siri. Previously, this feature was only available to those part of the Windows 10 Insider Program or by changing your settings to say you were from the United States. According to Microsoft, the Australian version of Cortana has been customised to include knowledge about the country, […]

Microsoft debuts its first flagship store in Australia

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Microsoft has today opened the doors to its first Australian flagship store in Sydney’s Pitt St Mall. The store will serve as the centrepiece to the Microsoft store experience in Australia and will offer retail and experimental spaces that allow consumers to get hands on new and exciting products. The store will also feature the “Answer Desk” which assists with technical questions, troubleshooting and repairs for Microsoft software, hardware and […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book now on sale in Australia

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The opening of its Australian flagship store at Pitt Street Mall is not the only big news coming out from Microsoft. Today is also the day when you can now finally get your hands on the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 in Australia. The Surface Pro 4 is the latest iteration of its Surface Pro tablet and features a 12.3-inch display and a sixth-generation Intel Core processor (Core i5 or […]

Hands On: Apple Music for Android

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Apple has today released a Beta version of Apple Music on Google Play, for all to download and test. Of course, the app is very worthy of the Beta tag. Currently, Apple Music Videos aren’t available, the Apple ID signin process needs to be optimised and you can’t sign up for Apple Music through the app yet – that still needs to be done on a supported devices. While the […]

Sonos announces Trueplay – Simple Speaker Tuning

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Today, Sonos is releasing a free software update called Trueplay, which allows Sonos owners to precisely tune their speakers for the room without the need for specialised equipment. Using the Sonos app, the microphone on your iPhone or iPad, and a special tone that’s emitted by the Sonos speaker, the system analyses the profile of the room and determines the best configuration for the room – in less than 60 […]

DISPATCHES: Wargaming wants to bring ‘Master of Orion’ to a new generation

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I’m not going to lie. I had never heard of Master of Orion before Wargaming emailed me about an interview opportunity with some of the Wargaming team at PAX Australia this year. However, I was interested in seeing the game because it was different to the World of Tanks/Warplanes/Warships that they are known for – and I dragged one of the TechGeek writers along to play the game while I did the interview. […]

PAX Australia 2015 – On the Show Floor

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From indie game extravaganzas, lots of titles to play from the big names and live ESL gaming – the expo floor was the epicentre for most of the action at PAX Australia 2015. If you weren’t able to come along to this year’s PAX Australia, then you’ve missed a ton of stuff – including lots of virtual reality demos, new and exciting games (playable too) plus tons of giveaways. Here was just […]