Australia’s largest national park: Kakadu National Park, covers almost 20,000 square kilometers. Travelling there may be on your bucket list, but you haven’t been able to tick that one off yet. Thankfully Google have captured the terrain encompassing wetlands, rivers and sandstone escarpments, it’s home to the world’s oldest living culture...
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    Google’s Sundar Pichai has confirmed that Android 4.4 will be called KitKat. While it’s a strange choice to use an existing brand, the kids at Google must love their chocolate. They have permission from Nestle to use the name, guess they don’t care about SEO. The new Google Android...
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    Watching videos on YouTube is an awesome experience. Whether you’re there for education or entertainment, the reality is there’s a lot of long-form content on the service, much of which you won’t finish in a single sitting. I’m not sure exactly when Google introduced this new feature, but it’s...
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    Elon Musk may is currently running two amazing companies SpaceX and Tesla simultaneously. It’s an amazing feat given most entrepreneurs struggle to focus on a single project, let alone two or three if we include his contributions to Solar City as well. This week Musk will unveil detailed plans for a new transportation...
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    OpenSignal has put together a report for the second year in a row showing the fragmentation between Android manufacturers and different versions of Android. It’s pretty scary not only how many different devices are released but just how much market share Samsung has alone, it also shows how little companies...
  • Watch a day at Taronga Zoo through Google Glass

    Google Glass isn’t out in Australia yet, but those lucky bastards at Taronga Zoo, Sydney were able to try it out. They put together a video of their experience using it for a day where they got up close and personal with the animals. One of the great advantages...
  • The new nexus 7 leaks all over the YouTube

    In terms of leaked products prior to their release, it’s hard to top this one. The new Google Nexus 7 tablet running Android 4.3 is now unboxed and shown off running on video. There’s really no room for calls of fake, this is the real deal and now the...
  • Google opens up its redesigned Maps to everyone, with no invite required

    After it was first demoed at I/O in May, Google has had it’s new Google Maps web app available to users on an invite only basis. Today, Google has finally opened up the service to everyone who wants to try out the redesigned map through a sign up on their...
  • Meet the new look Google Maps

    Google has just revealed its new look Google Maps app for Android phones and tablets (also coming to iOS) featuring a “new mapping experience” that Google promises will make things a lot easier. The app is slowing rolling out globally in Google Play and will be available “soon” on...
  • GlassKap is a lens cap for Google Glass, ridiculous and about to be funded on Kickstarter

    Google Glass is potentially scary piece of technology for some, usually not the person wearing it, but the general public that encounters Glass wearers. The fear of being recorded is such a problem that Todd Blatt has created a KickStarter for a Google Glass lens cap. Yep, a lens...
  • Goodbye Google Reader, hello Digg Reader

    In 2 days, Google Reader will be turned off forever. Apparently those servers are really expensive and Google is poor, so it must go. Since the announcement, users have been searching for alternatives and I’ve tried them all. My favourite Google Reader replacement has to be Digg Reader. It...
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    According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is looking to make another appearance into the living room, as it is apparently developing an Android powered gaming console. On top of this, the sources “familiar with the matter” also claim that a wristwatch and follow-up to its not so successful Nexus Q....

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