Melbourne-based electric transport company Raine has a hit on their hands with the Raine One Electric Scooter. The Kickstarter funding goal was achieved in just 43 minutes, becoming the fastest funded electric vehicle in history. With 15 days to go of the campaign, the Raine One Electric Scooter has raised A$462,834...
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    Dyson has launched the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer, the fastest, most energy-efficient HEPA-filtered hand dryer. With a completely unique design and cutting-edge technology, the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer enables people to dry their hands quickly and hygienically, while using low energy and offering an alternative to single-use...
  • This coffee machine uses AI to personalise it to your tastes

    Premium coffee machine makers, JURA Australia have announced their latest coffee machine, the Z6 in Diamond Black and it’s powered by AI. You may be asking why on earth would a coffee machine need Artificial Intelligence just to make a cappuccino, well the answer lies in most reliable coffee...
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    Sphero of have once again created an amazing partnership with Hollywood to produce an interactive Spiderman. On the back of the Star Wars BB-8 and the Ultimate Lightning McQueen, Sphero’s Spider-Man is well times, with the interactive toy now available for your home as the latest Spiderman movie, ‘Spiderman Homecoming’...
  • Buddy releases ‘Ohm’ platform, IoT to put companies in front of the data they need

    Budd­­­y Platform Limited is an Australian technology company that’s received funding from pop-star Lady Gaga. Today the company announced a new low cost solution for businesses to monitor their consumption of electricity, gas, water, steam and solar power generation, called Buddy Ohm. The new product helps accurately measure the...
  • DJI launch ‘Beyond flight’ app to connect you with other dronies

    DJI, the company known for its drone technology has just released a new mobile app and social platform ‘DJI+Discover app’ helps people connect with like-minded drone enthusiasts and professional aerial service providers nearby. The app is available for iOS and Android users in U.S., the UK, Germany, Spain and Australia....
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    New Zealand just beat us to drone deliveries, 4x faster than a van

    Fastway Couriers is continuing to invest in technology with an investment in Flirtey. If you’re not familiar with Flirty, it’s the world’s first commercial aerial delivery service (yep, they beat Amazon), marking the beginning of an exciting collaboration.  Fastway New Zealand and Flirtey recently successfully trialled their first drone...
  • Your couch is dumb. The KC2 is a home theatre smart sofa.

    Your furniture is dumb. I say this not to be critical, but in reality, our lounge rooms are full of technology at 10 feet, but the couches we sit on are anything but smart. How often are you sitting on the couch and just watch the TV, never right?...
  • Oculus Rift consumer version coming Q1 2016

    The most popular VR headset on the planet, Oculus Rift is finally ready for prime time, in the first quarter of next year. With pre-orders going live later this year, the rest of the details are limited, very limited. In a blog post, we finally got an answer on...
  • MIT developed a thumbnail-mounted wireless trackpad, NailO

    Researchers at MIT’s Media Lab are developing a wearable trackpad that is the size of a thumbnail. Inspired by the fashion industry, where nail covers are limited only by imagination, NailO. This wearable allows users to control computers, or connected devices wirelessly, by touching one adjacent finger to the...
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    Could drone racing be the next Olympic sport ?

    Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles have been a contentious thing in society but we’re increasingly seeing them used for good. Once such positive implementation is for sport, the art of racing a drone is a spectator sport, that’s made for TV. Armed with on-board cameras, today’s drones can navigate...
  • Raspberry Pi 2 is 6 times faster, fast enough to run Windows 10

    Last month at the Windows 10 event, Microsoft touched very briefly on Windows 10 for IoT and today we get a bit more detail. The Raspberry Pi Foundation have just announced the retail availability of their latest board, the Raspberry Pi 2. The Raspberry Pi 2 is now on...
  • Amazon ships the Kindle Store to Australia

    Amazon finally launched a local, Australian Kindle Store today. Australians now have access to 2 million eBooks, of which more than 400,000 are Kindle-exclusives. The content is pretty broad in its scope, ranging from best-selling illustrated children’s books to cookbooks, comics and graphic novels. Today’s announcement also included the...
  • Meet the new Surface 2 on video

    As per normal on a Microsoft event, the press channels have started releasing the info before the event is even finished. So while we’ve talked a lot about what’s on the insides, it’s time to sit back and watch the Surface 2 video below. Well done marketing company, it’s...
  • Now Nissan is making a smart watch and it’s awesome

    In probably the hottest new segment of the industry right now, welcome Nissan. Wearable tech is everywhere and the automotive industry now wants in on the action.  The Nismo Watch by Nissan is probably the best looking smart watch today, even beating the likes of Sony and Samsung and...
  • Is the Galaxy Gear watch something you’d wear ?

    Yesterday Samsung announced and showed off the GALAXY Gear watch. The watch features pretty much all the expected features like push notifications, music controls, weather, but does have some decent new features. Fitness fans will enjoy a build-in pedometer, while those after some location help, you’ll get Find My...
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear hardware specifications leaked?

    IFA 2013 begins in Berlin on the sixth of September, and wraps up five days later on the eleventh. We’re all very excited about what we may see over the course of the week, but something I’m personally pumped for is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear– a smart watch that is...
  • Genius launches the All-in-One Mouse and Camera…

    Taiwanese PC peripheral manufacturer Genius has unveiled an interesting take on the wired mouse, recently– namely, the addition of a small camera to the base of their unit’s housing. The All-in-One Mouse and Camera hides a small 2.0 Megapixel sensor which can be used to take snaps when a notebook...
  • 6tagram 1.0 submitted, waiting approval.. (Updated)

    6tagram is reportedly blessed by Instagram, the fully featured 6tagram will solve the much criticised lack of Instagram on the platform, but still won’t be official. Sure it’s not made by Instagram, but having their blessing means it’s much more likely to not be pulled. The good news today is that...
  • Ubuntu Edge smashed crowdsource record, still may not be funded

    Ubuntu Edge has just smashed the record for crowd funding projects. The 4.5” Ubuntu smartphone may have just left the Pebble Watch in the dust with a staggering $10,329,516 pledged so far. The only problem is that this is just 1/3 of the overall financing needed to get the...
  • Telstra confirms GDR2 update is coming tomorrow morning to Lumia 920s

    If you’re a Nokia Lumia 920 owner, then pay attention. The latest WP8 update called GDR2 is arriving tomorrow. While there’s been much conversation about its testing/approval process online, it’s good news tonight. Telstra Products and Service Team member CraigR confirmed the GDR2 update is coming on Telstra’s Crowd...

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