Holden have added Android Auto and Apple Car Play to the brand new Holden Spark. Like many others auto makers, Holden are handing the keys to the infotainment display to mobile phone manufacturers. Of course there’s still a default experience which provides navigation and music if you don’t have a phone, but the expectation...
  • Twitter Moments launches in Australia

    Twitter Moments is a curated collection of content around a single event, a breaking news story, a political or sporting event. These moments in time are exposed to Twitter users differently as to draw attention to them in a very different way than your regular timeline. This morning Twitter...
  • DJI Phantom 4 now available with collision avoidance, follow mode

    DJI have just released their latest drone and this one has some stellar upgrades. The Phantom 4 has some very, very important upgrades. Sure there’s a redefined body stacked full of new sensors, there’s raised blades to make sure they never get in your shots, but the autonomy and...
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    Next Level Racing now offering a Holden Racing Team Simulator

    Most of us have dreamed about having our own racing rig at home, but few actually pull the trigger and invest. If you are laying down the cash to get the dream simulator, you might as well get one that shows off your love for your favourite team. The...
  • You can now buy a 3D printer at ALDI

    I can’t think of the last time I was in a supermarket and needed a 3D Printer, but if you have, there’s good news. ALDI Supermarkets will sell the 3D Printer as a ALDI Special Buy from the 17th Februrary, as well as the filament required to print. Over...
  • Drone video shows the devastation of the Taiwan earthquake

    Natural disasters suck, but they are a reality in the world we live in. The latest is an Earthquake that hit Taiwan which devistated buildings in highly populated areas. Internationally we’re starting to get familiar with post-crisis coverage and one great asset is footage from drones. Not only can...
  • Solahart also partnering with Tesla Energy to offer Powerwall

    Australian solar company Solahart has followed Natural Solar and Origin Energy in Powerwall in Australia. Tesla Energy will supply Solahart customers from early 2016, with installations expected to commence in February 2016. Solahart offer existing solar owners the option to retrofit Tesla Powerwall batteries, or as part of an integrated new solution...
  • Sydney lights up landmarks with 264,000 lumens

    This Christmas will be a bright one, especially for those in Sydney. Technical Direction Company (TDC) are bringing their large-format video projection technology to two locations this Christmas. The two locations are St Mary’s Cathedral and the Merry Go Round  at Martin Place. To light up the faces of these buildings isn’t an easy task....
  • Control 4 automating Australian homes

    Control 4 is lives and breathes home automation. Their software connects smart devices like AV gear, blinds, lighting, security to make our lives better. Earlier this year I had a chance to speak to Robert Kidd, Managing Director at Control 4 Asia Pacific, about the company’s place in the Australian home automation market. The...
  • GoPro Spherical puts you inside a V8SC in 4K

    There’s a tiny number of people who ever get the chance to drive a V8 Supercar. However thanks to GoPro’s latest technology, a 360 degree camera called the GoPro Spherical, you can now ride shotgun with Holden Racing Team’s Garth Tander. Better yet, you get to play director and...
  • Microsoft wants your ideas for HoloLens AR concepts

    While Virtual Reality gets much of the attention, Augmented Reality may have even more potential. Microsoft has shown off HoloLens with a few examples of what AR may be used for. Naturally gaming is the obvious choice, but training simulations, education and entertainment opportunities are also extremely exciting directions for...
  • Need for Speed comes to life with Crew Create, lets gamers create a real car

      EA has teamed up with Zen Garage and are working on customising a Nissan S15 car based on feedback from gamers. While racing fans may love racing virtual cars in-game, they spend just as long on car customisation. EA are working with Zen to take a real life...
  • 2015 Christmas Gift Guide, buy tech for your loves ones

    There’s just one month until Christmas. Time to stop procrastinating and start buying. Its time to start getting serious about shopping for Christmas presents for the loved ones. With technology impacting so many people’s personal and professional lives, its not surprising that many gift givers are looking for tech ideas at...
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    Review: Telstra TV powered by Roku

    Roku may be a new name to many Australian’s, but internationally the device is a huge success. Telstra have partnered with Roku to bring the set top box to Australia and replace their T-box offering in the living room. Telstra TV, powered by Roku is a small, wallet-sized device that...
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    Microsoft unveils new Lumia devices…

    Microsoft’s ‘#Windows10devices’ event has been garnering some genuine excitement and interest in the weeks leading up to it. It has been all but confirmed by, speaking loosely, everybody, that we were to expect new Lumia devices. And Microsoft delivered. Two new handsets, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, were given...
  • Periscope adding landscape support, context sharing and more

    It’s been a great month for fans of the landscape orientation. After Instagram finally added support for landscape photos, now comes the popular live streaming mobile service Periscope. Viewers can continue holding their device in portrait, or match the broadcaster’s orientation to maintain full screen video. Either way, you’ll...
  • Channel 7 to live stream, well, everything.. 24/7

    The future of television is arriving a little sooner than we expected. Overnight Channel 7 made a massive announcement, they will live stream their primary and secondary channels live to mobile devices and the web. This will enable new audiences to access the content, particularly their breakfast and evening news...
  • CEO of Reddit resigns, Pao replaced by co-founder Steve Huffman

    Steve Huffman, is the co-founder of Reddit and original CEO. He since moved on to become the CTO at successful travel site, Hipmunk. Just 15 days ago, he was a guest on the Reddit podcast Upvoted. Co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Huffman spent time reflecting on their 10 years of...
  • Hands-on with ColorOS V2.0.6i Beta

    Chinese manufacturer OPPO run a customised version of Android on their phones. In terms of custom Android builds, this isn’t bad, tweaking the base OS with some improvements to the camera, themes, gestures and more. The OPPO Find 7 and 7a shipped with ColorOS 1.6 and if you check...
  • Riding shotgun in a Ferrari LaFerrari at Clipsal500

    This morning I had one of those money can’t buy experiences. Amazingly I found myself in Adelaide at the Clipsal500, but there was no sign of 8 cylinders. I had the opportunity to ride in the passengers seat of a hypercar, the stunning Ferrari LaFerrari. Riding shotgun for 3...
  • Hyperloop is being built in a 5 mile trial

    This morning we wake to the news that Elon Musk’s futuristic transportation, Hyperloop. For those not familiar with the concept, almost 2 years ago, Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, Tesla and SolarCity, turned his mind to the vast sums of money that governments are spending on transportation infrastructure....

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