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  • Netflix’s FAST.com internet speed test adds upload and latency

    We’re all very familiar with Speedtest.net as the default service to check your internet speeds. Whether it be on a new device, after a router upgrade or while diagnosing nbn issues, testing your internet speed is something we’ll all likely need to do at some point. A little over...
  • It’s World Emoji Day and you kids are mad for them

    Today is another one of those made up international days, but given the subject matter, it seemed relevant to us. Today (July 17th) is World Emoji Day and Messenger has released new facts showing just how much we love emojis. Messenger and Facebook are also launching new features to celebrate...
  • Microsoft Teams moves to Freemium model

    Microsoft Teams has been inaccessible by many small teams and businesses given it’s upfront cost, but today that all changed. The service has now moved to a freemium model where you can get started for free and the features available are actually really impressive. It’s when you reach the...
  • Holden will run V6 twin-turbos in Supercars

    Holden has just revealed the first concept images of the next generation Commodore Supercar and it looks great. While the car looks lower, tougher, its the aero lip on the front bar, which then joins reprofiled side skirts to match. The new design will be introduced into the Virgin...
  • This driverless bus may take drunk LaTrobe students home safely

    A consortium including HMI Technologies, La Trobe University, RACV, ARRB (Australian Road Research Group) and Keolis Downer will access a grant of $375,000 through the Victorian Government Smarter Journeys Programme to conduct a trial of autonomous vehicles in Victoria. If the 15-seater electric bus looks familiar, its because we’ve...
  • Apple apologise to professionals, announces the iMac Pro

    Apple’s apology to Pro has arrived in the form of the iMac Pro. Its a black finish instead of the typical silver and is coming in December this year. The iMac Pro will be the most powerful machine Apple ships. It’ll be available with an 8-Core, 10-core or even...
  • The next version of macOS is macOS High Sierra

    Apple have just announced the name for the next version of macOS. It’ll be called, macOS High Sierra. In the new version of the OS, Apple are adding Autoplay blocking to Safari. They’re also adding intelligent tracking that lets you control the data. The Mail app will no use...
  • Amazon Prime Video app is coming to Apple TV

    CEO of Apple, Tim Cook began this year’s developer conference, WWDC, with an announcement on tvOS, the operating system that powers Apple TV. Amazon will ship an Amazon Prime video app for the Apple TV later this year. This will give Apple TV owners access to popular shows like The...
  • Nvidia’s Australian store now live with free shipping

    Nvidia has opened the doors to Australia. Of course their products have been available and loved by Australians for decades, but today they announced their very own online store. Fans of the products can head to the website now and purchase Nvidia products. There’s currently just 2 products available...