If you’re anywhere close to Melbourne this weekend, get yourself down to PAX Australia 2018. Not only will it be a gaming paradise, with access to the latest titles, but there’s a very special car for those who love vehicles as well. As part of Microsoft’s promotion for Forza Horizon 4,...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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  • Edward Snowden is coming to Australia

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    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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    Most of the creativity from tech companies is saved for April Fools gags, but its great to see this year, some of that energy was saved for Christmas. Over the past few days, in the lead up to Christmas, we’ve seen a number of tech companies release their customers...
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    Battlehack World Finals: Watch Australian hackers compete with the world

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    Microsoft just opened a retail store in Sydney

    Microsoft have just opened their first retail store outside North America. The store is located in Sydney, at Westfield Sydney on Pitt Street Mall. The retail store offers Microsoft customers (both software and hardware) the opportunity to experience the best of Microsoft before making their buying decisions. Not only...
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    Xbox Australia shows off triple-screen Xbox One at EBExpo

    Every racing fan’s dream is to have a serious driving simulator in their home. As part of creating that immersive experience, a triple-screen setup is ideal to have the maximum field of view. This allows you to see not only through the front windshield, but thanks to the wrap...
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    PlayStation is coming to PAX Australia this year

    Sony Computer Entertainment Australia has announced that PlayStation will be at PAX Australia. The Australia leg of the international video game conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 30 October to 1 November, 2015. PAX is a festival to celebrate everything gaming culture. First...
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    Tesla Model S is faster than all these cars

    Overnight, Tesla announced some important changes to their lineup. A new upgrade option for the Model S will introduce a ‘ludicrous’ mode that delivers an upgrade in performance. If the all-electric power wasn’t enough before, it can now propel drivers from 0-60mph (96km/h) in just 2.8 seconds. This extra...
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    Microsoft just sold gamers on HoloLens with Minecraft

    There’s few better ways to sell gamers on the futuristic augmented reality headset, than a new version of Minecraft. On stage at E3 during the Xbox keynote, Microsoft personnel demonstrated HoloLens by rigging the camera feed with what the HoloLens user was seeing. As he walked around the table...
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    Xbox Game Preview will allow you to buy in-dvelopment games

    The Xbox Game Preview will allow gamers to get involved in games before they’re finished. This new program allows gamers to try games in a preview for free, but developers will hope to recruit investors and early adopters to help fund and develop the product. Starting with The Long...
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    Meet the new Xbox One Controller announced at E3

    The controller is the thing that connects you to the gaming experience. The Xbox Controller was improved with each generation of the console, but now things are changing. There’s now a brand new iteration of the Xbox One controller, only a couple of years after launch. The updated controller...
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    Forza Motorsport 6 will run 1080p 60fps, coming September 15th

    In yet another Xbox One exclusive, a launch trailer for Forza 6 was shown off at E3 2015. The game features 36 world famous destinations, and a massive 24 car multiplayer, although we’re not sure how many Project CARS is doing, but it’s a lot. Something that will delight...

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