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Apple confirms Mac OS X Yosemite – with brand new UI design

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At its WWDC press conference, Apple has lifted the lid off the next version of OS X. Following the new naming scheme of locations in California, the new version is called OS X 10.10 Yosemite and it will introduce an overhauled “fresh [and] modern” user interface that features the flat design elements introduced in iOS. According to Apple, the new redesigned user interface makes it more “clearer, smarter and easier [...]

Optus updates mobile plans, introduces data sharing

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Optus appears to be listening to its customers, as the company today announced a couple of changes to its mobile phone plans. The second-placed telco will increase the included voice and data caps on all of its My Plan products, and will allow customers to share their mobile plan’s data across multiple devices. The $60 My Plan will now get unlimited included minutes to standard Australian mobile and landline phone numbers, [...]

Nintendo will let you play new Super Smash Bros game with your GameCube controller

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If you are one of the few people who kept their GameCube controllers, get ready to start using them again. Nintendo has confirmed that they will be releasing an adapter for the Wii U that will let you play the upcoming Super Smash Bros for Wii U with the classic controller, instead of the Wii U GamePad or the Wii Remotes. Personally, I find this brilliant news – mainly because I never [...]

Your guide to Chromecast in Australia

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So, Chromecast is available in Australia. You’ve paid your $49, you’ve got the box home and now you’re wondering… how the hell do I set this up? Well… this post is about just that: how to setup your Chromecast  and what sort of content is available. While some tech enthusiasts have imported the Chromecast from overseas and have been using it for months, some of us in Australia have waited [...]

GIVEAWAY: iStablizer Prize Pack

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Would you consider yourself an i-Device videographer? Perhaps your prefer taking pictures or videos using your smartphone instead of a traditional camera? Well the iStablizer Pack is just for you! These three great products will allow you to turn your ordinary camera work into extraordinary works of art. Thanks to our friends at iStablizer, we’ve got a three product prize pack to giveaway. The lucky winner of this competition will receive [...]

Techcast S01E10: Security Fail OF THE YEAR

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Welcome to Techcast Episode 10! We’re back with our slightly-not-rehearsed greeting and our usual ranting. This week we take a look at he new LG Phone, Chromecast, Samsung speakers and much much more. There is even a sneak peak into the giveaway we’ll be having soon ;_ Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Let us know what you think of the new podcast [...]

Cards Against Humanity is coming to Australia, seeking submissions for local edition

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Today has been a big day for tech news: we had the announcement of the LG G3, Microsoft showed off its new real-time translator for Skype, and Google Chromecast is finally here in Australia. To be honest, however, all of them pale in comparison with the news I bring you – that the infamous card game Cards Against Humanity is finally coming to Australia. The news was announced on Facebook by Critical Hit [...]

LG goes ‘simple’ with its new 5.5-inch flagship, the LG G3

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The LG G2 is not even a year old, but the South Korean manufacturer has today announced its brand new flagship and successor – the LG G3. And like the LG G2, the phone is designed to provide the most comfortable user experience after years of consumer research done by the company. Specs include a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with a pixel density of 538ppi, a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 [...]

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham announced

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  Just when you thought you’d get enough Batman; with Arkham Knight coming out later this year and the film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice coming in 2016, TT Games have announced a new Lego game which features our beloved dark knight. Titled Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, the game takes place right after the second game in the series, and from the trailer we can see that the Watchtower and [...]

Chromecast officially on sale from JB HiFi, Dick Smith and Google Play

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Read our Chromecast Australia Guide: CLICK HERE! Finally! The long awaited Chromecast will be available in Australia today. According to Android news website, Ausdroid, they have received information from multiple sources that the Chromecast will indeed start selling in Australia on Wednesday 28th May 2014. This falls in-line of the accidental pre-order page by Dick Smith which was quickly removed after being online for a few hours. Just incase you’ve forgotten [...]

Samsung Australia launches new Multiroom Audio speakers

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Last night, Samsung Australia officially launched the new Multiroom Audio speakers at an event in Sydney featuring Australian DJ duo, Flight Facilities. The new range of speakers include the M5 and M7 (pictured above) triangular speaker, a Soundbar and a Home Theatre System. When multiple speakers are paired with the M2 hub (RRP $79), you can group speakers together and play your music in perfect sync. “Home audio has come [...]

Techcast S01E09: #WiFiNation

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Welcome to Techcast Episode 9! We’ve got a lot to talk about this week including the new Surface Pro 3, Telstra #WiFiNation and the low cost Moto E for Motorola. We also speak briefly about the Xiamoi Mi Pad and the June 4 release of the PS Vita on June 4 (June 4). Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Let us know what [...]

Network Ten axes ‘Wake Up’ breakfast show, 150 other jobs

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It’s no secret that Network Ten has experienced difficulties in building and maintaining their audience in recent years. Today, after days of reports and leaks, Ten CEO Hamish McLennan has announced that the network will be cutting 150 jobs, including the staff of breakfast show, Wake Up, as well as the networks early, morning, and late news bulletins. Non-presenter jobs, such as the jobs of editors, floor managers, camera operators, and technicians will also be [...]

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro 3 – the tablet that promises to replace your laptop

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The Surface Pro line has always been seen as a tablet for those “who actually wants to get stuff done on the go” – largely thanks to its laptop-tier hardware. And today Microsoft wants to blur the lines between the tablet and laptop even further with its brand new Surface Pro 3 tablet. Announced at its “small gathering” press conference in New York City, the Surface Pro 3 features a 12-inch HD display [...]