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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  • Honda Walking Assist Device to demo at CES Asia 2018

    Honda have announced that it will demo a Honda Walking Assist Device at at CES Asia 2018. The consumer electronics and technology tradeshow to be held in Shanghai, China, on June 13th to 15th, 2018. Honda’s Walking Assist Device is a device that supports efficient walking of people who are receiving...
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  • Microsoft Build 2018, May 7-9, 2018 in Seattle, “AI is everywhere”

    Microsoft has announced the details of this year’s Build developer conference. It’ll run from May 7th to 9th in Seattle, Washington. The conference is now in its 7th year and continues to attract more than 15,000 attendees from across the globe. As Microsoft’s focus changes to set and follow...
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    Kia has just posted some teaser shots of their upcoming SUV concept, known as the SP Concept. While concept cars aren’t typically something we get excited about, often never arriving or typically watered down by marketing before hitting the showroom, this is different. This announcement marks the South-Korean brand’s...
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    Sorry LG, 88″ isn’t cool anymore, check out this insane 146″ TV from Samsung, just announced at CES. It’s literally called “The Wall” and is the world’s first consumer modular MicroLED 146-inch TV. The modular, self-emitting MicroLED 146” TV display was featured alongside Samsung’s latest innovations in display technology, demonstrating how television...
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    LG loves robots and at this year’s CES, they’re bringing a new idea, unveiling of three more work robots. These new concept robots are specifically developed for commercial use (sorry no home butler just yet) at hotels, airports and supermarkets. All part of LG’s new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot...
  • VivaTech Melbourne meetup is next week at WeWork

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  • The 2017 Christmas gift guide – tech gifts for your loved ones

    There's only 4 weekends left (at the time of writing) and this year, we've compiled a list of Christmas gift ideas, broken down by typical price points, that'll let you easily choose the right technology gift for friends, family and associates for this Christmas. As technology continues to proliferate...
  • See Australia’s best Black Friday deals right here

    Black Friday is another American tradition that Australian businesses are grabbing with both hands and in 2017, is bigger than ever before. While we pay the most attention to the technology deals available, today’s sales are across every product category you can think of. While some retailers are taking...
  • Dell’s Mixed Reality headset will feature at PAX Australia 2017

    This weekend, Melbourne will play host to PAX Australia from the 27th-29th of October. With Microsoft’s big push into Mixed Reality in 2017, one of their biggest hardware partner, Dell, will be there showing off their Dell Visor with controllers. Dell’s high-powered gaming brand, Alienware will be at PAX with...
  • Seabubbles have a crazy boat that flies above the water, creates no waves

    At last month’s VivaTech conference in Paris, there was plenty of prototype technology on display. Easily the largest was a new kind of boat, known as the Bubble. The Bubble is about the size of a car, measuring 2,7 meters wide and 4,5 meter long. The propulsion and steering...
  • 3D Printing Concrete Robot makes light work of park benches, entire walls

    When most of us think of 3D Printing we think of the now affordable 3D printers that sit on our desks and use plastic filament to create things we don’t really need. The world of 3D Printing is really exploding as companies find economic efficiency in commercial applications. One...
  • Programming robots providing practical application for maths in education

    Remember back to when you were at school. You either loved or hated mathematics. For those that struggle getting their heads around maths, especially the more sophisticated theoretical math problems, its often difficult to find reasons why students need to continue with maths, how it will benefit their lives...
  • This robot rubbish bin comes to you instead

    We’ve all been in that awkward position where we have rubbish but can’t find a bloody rubbish bin. That may be a problem of the past if this robot rubbish bin is successful. To address the challenge of reducing the amount of rubbish that ends up on the ground,...
  • Navya says a bigger version of their EV autonomous bus is coming, will support zones

    Today is the last day of the massive Viva Technology conference in Paris and I had the chance to get hands-on with Navya’s fully electric, 15-seater autonomous bus. The company is doing big things worldwide and if you’re a regularly reader, you’ll know they’re already doing big things in...
  • Why the hell does a makeup company, Loreal, have a machine learning division?

    When you think about the companies on the leading edge of technology, solving the big problems of the world with the latest developments in the AI specialty of machine learning, you don’t think of a makeup company. During this week’s Viva Technology conference in Paris, the company highlighted their...
  • Watch a 5 minutes demo of humanoid robots at VivaTech

    What I wished as a robot den to battle to the end, unfortunately was not. Instead a couple of the most advanced humanoid-like robots spent 5 minutes delivering a presentation that gave background on themselves and even engaged in a song or two. If you’re at all worried about...
  • Supersmart updating the checkout with AI

    An Israel-based startup Supersmart is trying to use deep learning algorithms to improve the shopping experience. The technology is designed to let you have the contents of your basket (and even shopping trolley) scanned without removing and repacking your goods at the point of sale. Supersmart have developed a...

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