Remember the last generation of console wars, when Microsoft went hard on pitching their console as not just a gaming device, but an entertainment device. This attempt to broaden the market for potential buyers didn’t work out so well, but in 2020, things have changed. Today Microsoft announced the list of...
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    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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    This Sunday is Valentine’s Day and forget long walks on the beach, it seems Aussie’s would prefer to ‘Netflix and chill’ instead. A recent Netflix study of Australians, shows that 71 % have added TV shows or specific movie genres to their dating/social media profile to attract a potential...
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    Xbox One adds Stan to entertainment line-up

      Xbox One owners in Australia have access to another new entertainment app from today. Streaming service Stan offers films and TV shows. This adds to the already extensive list of entertainment services available on the console, including Netflix, SBS On Demand, TENplay, Plus7, ABC iView and Quickflix. Stan...
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    Good news virtual reality fans, you can now listen to your Spotify and SoundCloud playlists inside the Oculus experience. Since getting the GearVR, there’s been a slew of new apps, both free and paid, arrive in the Store for download. One new app experience is called GROOVR (a play...
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    The Block Grand Finale was watched by over 2 million viewers last night and included a first for the show, a VR experience for the contestants. Scann3d is a Melbourne based 3D tour specialist partnered with Matterport, a 3D hardware provider, who came together to create an experience where...
  • Spotify adds new About page for Artists

    Spotify is given artists a huge boost in a new About page. This new tab will be available on the Artist page and allow you to get a much more detailed look at the artist’s background and following, amongst ranking as compared to others in the world. The new...
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    It’s often the job of a DJ to introduce new music to the world. In 2015, most of us don’t listen to radio, instead preferring streaming music services like Spotify. A key part of ensuring you discover new music you like, is having good techniques to uncover new artists...
  • You can now apply to buy GoPro’s crazy 360° Camera, Odyssey

    GoPro, Inc has announced their insanely awesomely awesome Odyssey, a 16-camera rig designed for Google’s 3D, 360° virtual reality platform. The Odyssey will be available in limited numbers and doesn’t come cheap at US$15,000. Professional content creators and producers can apply to participate in Jump, through the Odyssey Limited...
  • YouTube Gaming now streaming to battle Twitch

    Overnight YouTube have launched their live streaming site to take on the industry leading in video game live streaming, Twitch.tv. YouTube Gaming is leveraging the power of their existing catalogue of gaming captures, presumably thanks to tagging. While there’ll be plenty of people who do use the service to...
  • Major development in Australia’s biggest copyright case

    Aussie ISP iiNet is standing up for their customers. The federal court has ruled today that Aussie ISP’s won’t be required to hand over user details of customers who Illegally downloaded the movie Dallas Buyers Club. iiNet say they absolutely don’t condone piracy, but they also don’t believe litigation...
  • DEEZER beats Spotify to IFTTT, time to automate your music

    Music service Deezer has become the first music streaming service to integrate with IFTTT (If This Then That). If you’re like me and love to automate your life, you’ll already be using the service extensively to take care of repetitive tasks and now music can be part of that...
  • Watch Daniel Johns drive a fashion shoot from his music #ShotBySound

    Ex-Silverchair front man, now solo artist, Daniel Johns has partnered up with David Jones to create a neat bit of technology. Shot by sound is a part music video, part photo shoot and part technology innovation. By rigging up microphones to the band’s equipment and John’s microphone, they were...
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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...
  • Real-life Mirror’s Edge gives an amazing look at augmented reality

    Mirror’s Edge is everyone’s favourite parkour video game and as such has a serious following. In this fan-made video, we see an insane collection of movements through a real city and engage in battle with the enemies. It’s seriously well made and some effects added in post, result in...
  • Apple Music now live, are you signing up ?

    Apple Music is now available. The streaming service starts with a 3 month free trial where thanks to Taylor Swift, Apple will pay artists everytime you play. You know Apple are serious about a new product or service when they takeover Apple.com with a promotion. If you want to...
  • Review: TIDAL on SONOS

    One of TIDAL’s biggest selling points is high quality audio and it’s now available on SONOS. The streaming music is in lossless FLAC audio, which will go head to head to other HD music service Deezer on SONOS. For those who have golden ears and appreciate the subtleties in...
  • Taylor Swift just arm wrestled Apple into submission

    Taylor Swift wrote an open letter to Apple explaining that her popular 1989 album would never be on Apple Music because of unfair terms. The new service made a deal with labels that meant artists would give their music away for a 3-month trial period to draw music fans...
  • GoPro finally adds a touchscreen with a new Hero+ LCD

    Overnight, GoPro announced its new HERO+ LCD which is of course a touchscreen. This makes it easier to access options, watch back footage or just frame shots. The built-In touch display even lets you edit and trim video footage right from the camera, then send it to a device...
  • Review: Foxtel play on Xbox one

    Those of us who live in the digital world will look at the prospect of having a satellite installed on the roof as antiquated. Thankfully there is an option. Foxtel PLAY on the Xbox One was released last month and allows customers digital only experience and access to living...
  • 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?...
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