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  • You can now listen to YouTube Music around your home on Sonos

    Sonos have a crazy long list of supported music services and today that list got a little longer. Beginning today, YouTube Music is now available to play on all Sonos speakers. Just update the Sonos app, jump into the settings menu and Add a new music service. You’ll now find YouTube...
  • Telstra’s new ‘Peace of Mind Data’ mobile plans move to speed tiers instead of data blocks

    Telstra have announced updated plans today with the big focus on the elimination of excess data charges. When it comes to their SIM only plans, the A$69.00 per month plan is back and Telstra has a had a rethink on the branding. Gone is the contentious ‘unlimited’ branding, despite...
  • Rio Tinto now has a 2.4 km autonomous train

    When most of us think Autonomous vehicles, we think about the cars of the future that’ll drive us everywhere while we check Facebook. In reality, industries like mining are leading the way with vehicle autonomy and Rio Tinto have just successfully trialed a massive train without the need for...
  • Metricon partners with Bradford Solar to deliver Tesla Powerwall on new homes

    Metricon is Australia’s largest builder, so when they announce a renewable energy partnership, it’s time to pay attention. In a new partnership with Bradford Solar, Australians now have the opportunity to have solar and battery installed with their new home build, dramatically reducing the price you pay for power....
  • Would you share power with your neighbours on the blockchain ?

    A new property development in Kurnell (New South Wales) will connect 12 homes via their home battery power storage solutions turning these into a virtual power plant, whereby homes will have the unique ability to share power. This development is the first of its kind in Australia and outside...
  • 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...