It’s always great to be able to spread news of Australian success stories in technology and today that story is Kerb. An Australian-founded global parking app have won the first Toyota Hackathon in Melbourne on the weekend. In Australian cities and the world over, parking is a major hassle. If you...
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    Microsoft really wants to be in your car. At CES, they unveiled their Connected Vehicle Platform where they want to provide the brains of a connected car, to auto makers. As with all good car platform announcements, they need to come with an announcement of partners who’ve signed up. So...
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  • Samsung offers ‘Invisible Connection’ cable and ‘no-gap wall-mount’ on TVs at CES2017

    The Consumer Electronics Show 2017 is now in full swing with the first of many press conferences from the top tech companies. Also my inbox is a disaster of product announcements, however one that stands out from the crowd is from Samsung. Samsung Electronics have announced today that its...
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    Mobile chip designer Qualcomm has just detailed their latest processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. This new system on a chip is based on new 10 nanometre architecture and despite being 35% smaller than the 820, it packs in a staggering 3 billion ultra-efficient transistors. Qualcomm says as we move...
  • Ford will have high-volume, fully autonomous vehicles by 2021

    Ford have put a stake in the ground and calling 2021 out as the year they’ll ship not just their first, but high-volume production of fully-autonomous vehicles. To get people excited, they’re bringing their latest generation Fusion Hybrid (should be fully electric already) autonomous development vehicle to CES and...
  • LG bringing Active HDR and Nano Cell to 2017 TVs for CES

    LGs third generation Super UHD TVs have been announced ahead of CES 2017. As we wait to see what the big new trend in TV is, LG are putting their stake in the ground and betting on Nano Cell technology and Active HDR. New LG models include the SJ9500, SJ8500...
  • It’s time for innovation in NYE Fireworks

    Every new year is brought in with an array of fireworks set off in cities around the world. As a kid, the experience is shockingly amazing with explosions of bright colours, and a sound that rattles your rib cage. Year after year we watch in person on TV the...
  • Shots fired: Lenovo burns Macbook Pro keyboard with new ThinkPad X1 Carbon

    It seems Lenovo couldn’t wait for CES 2017, they’ve set the benchmark for new laptops with the announcement of their new ThinkPad X1 Carbon. what was already regarded as one of the best on the market is getting even better. We’ll get to the details in a second, but first...
  • PlayStation VR launch titles available for pre-order

    The PlayStation VR may not be available until October 13th, but that hasn’t stopped PlayStation from making a number of VR titles available for pre-order today. Following yesterday’s annual E3 Press Conference, PlayStation Australia have confirmed the 1st party launch titles for PlayStation VR (PS VR). The following 1st party software titles will be available...
  • Forza Horizon 3 races kangaroos on Xbox and PC, this September

    When pre-E3 speculation suggested we’d see Forza Horizon 3 unveiled this week, it certainly got the racer inside me excited. What I certainly wasn’t expecting was a very Australian element to the launch trailer and that’s a stunning panning shot that follows three Australian kangaroos jumping across a very outback...
  • New Xbox One S, adding 4K HDR support, has NBN implications

    The Xbox One first launched on November 22, 2013 and less than 3 years later, it’s getting 40% smaller and more powerful with the Xbox One S. The upgraded Xbox details have leaked ahead of Microsoft’s E3 press conference tomorrow morning. As expected, the new Xbox One will add support for...
  • Titanfall 2 is harpoon-level crazy, coming Oct 28th

    Overnight at E3, EA announced the follow up to the smash hit, Titanfall. Titanfall 2 sees plenty for fans of the franchise to love, as well as expansions into new game mechanics to spice up matches even further. The game featuring a new single player campaign where players step...
  • Last night, Snowden was in Melbourne (virtually)

    Last night in Melbourne, Edward Snowden spoke to Australian audiences for the first time. Host Julian Morrow quizzed the virtual Snowden at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. There were plenty of topics covered including Australian policy, privacy and protections for whistleblowers in Australia. The event held by Think Inc. provided the...
  • Watch Google I/O 2016 in Virtual Reality

    At 3AM AEST tomorrow morning, Google will hold I/O, their famous developer conference. Remember how 2016 was going to be the year of VR, well Google are getting on-board with the announcement they’ll live stream the I/O keynote in 360 degrees, allowing VR owners to experience the event in an immersive...
  • How to stream to Facebook Live from your PC or drone

      During Facebook’s F8 developer conference keynote, Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg announced a Facebook Live API. This API will allow developers to build apps that allow you to stream live from any camera, not just the one in your mobile phone. After opening Facebook Live to iOS and...
  • Edward Snowden is coming to Australia

    Edward Snowden is coming to Australia, well at least virtually. After exposing government security techniques, Snowden gave up his life and his freedom to be a whistleblower and is renowned for fighting back against unauthorised government surveillance. He exposed invasive actions of the National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies during...
  • Parrot Pot is great, but we need a Parrot Garden

    Green thumbs are apparently not genetic. My father is an awesome gardener and unfortunately I’m the opposite and need help to keep plants alive. Thankfully technology is arriving that helps people like me, or just generally busy and forgetful people who love plants, but don’t have the time to...
  • Samsung smart fridge has a 21.5” touchscreen and orders food

    Smart fridges have been in smart home concept videos for decades and have never really been a reality. It looks like Samsung may have finally done it. Samsung’s Family Hub refrigerator features a 21.5 inch full HD touch screen in the door and can even order food. Samsung believes...

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