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  • Zozo founder, Yusaku Maezawa will be the first passenger to fly to the moon on SpaceX’s BFR.

    The moon is pretty cool, but unless you’re a astronaut, then it’s been an experience enjoyed through photos. SpaceX is about to change all that with their latest space ship, the BFR set to fly private citizens to the moon. Today they have announced Zozo founder, Yusaku Maezawa will be...
  • Assassin’s Creed Challenge is coming to Sydney, parkour mode:ON

    Ubisoft Australia have announced that the Assassin’s Creed Challenge is coming to Metcalfe Park in Sydney. The Assassin’s Creed Challenge will be a full size parkour course with obstacles inspired by the moves of a master assassin and the release of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on October 5. Designed to...
  • Ford launch Drive & Seek Adventures so you can tick off your bucket-list, across our great country

    Ford Australia is encouraging Aussies to go Drive & Seek to find exciting, new experiences, with the launch of Drive & Seek Adventures, a month-long event with free tickets to bucket-list outdoor activities up for grabs. The event offers Aussies the opportunity to sign up for amazing experiences in...
  • CBA adds Visa support to CommBank mobile app, Samsung Pay and Google Pay

    The Commonwealth Bank have revealed that customers are increasingly using their smartphones instead of their wallets at the checkout. What once confused point of sale workers, is now common place in Australia, as it is in Asia. CBA have seen a 35% increase in smartphone use in just the...
  • Winner: Huawei Nova 3i + freebuds giveaway announced

    Last week we announced the latest giveaway, a brand new, Huawei Nova 3i smartphone and wireless earphones (review here). After many, many great entries, it was time to choose a winner.  The giveaway asked techAU readers to submit photos of them consuming techAU and we loved this entry from...
  • D-Link add taller, higher-powered Tri-Band COVR-2202 to Wi-Fi mesh system

    If you’re trying to blanket a larger home with WiFi, then chances are you’re considering a mesh network to do the job. D-Link ANZ have just announced their latest Covr Seamless Wi-Fi Mesh System, the new High-Powered Tri-Band COVR-2202. The new COVR-2202 High-Powered Tri-Band Seamless Wi-Fi Mesh System expands...
  • Can sports cars be family cars?

    If you’re single, then you get to buy a car completely based on your own priorities. If you’ve got a family, then you’ll need to consider how your dream car meets the needs of your family, as well as you.  The biggest growth area in the Australian car market...
  • Elon Musk and Joe Rogan interview is far more interesting than anything on TV this weekend

    What are you up to this weekend? Chances are, many of you tech fans are also sport fans, so you’ll have some deep plans to watch plenty of finals football. While competitive sport is fun to watch, there’s something else I challenge you to watch this weekend. Overnight Joe...
  • Our Varidesk giveaway winner is Jason Rogers

    Last week we announced our amazing giveway, thanks to Varidesk. We had a lot of amazing entries from our audience who really wanted the Varidesk Prodesk 48 Electric.  I’m happy to announce the lucky entrant is Jason Rogers from Kialla, Victoria. His entry contained a cool retro arcade style-chair, something his...