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    Australian gamers increasingly turning to online casinos [Sponsored]

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    By now some of you will be using the new Flickr layout for photos with the Google+ style side panel to the right. The new Flickr Photo page beta has something very broken about it. You may not immediately notice this and if you never embed Flickr images, you...
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    Big news today on Reddit, they have banned all links to Engadget. As one of the largest tech sites, this will undoubtedly have a severe effect on traffic to the website. Reddit say they have been banned for ‘shilling and vote cheating’ as well as spam activity. While it’s...
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    Tomorrow discount site Catch of the Day will celebrate their 7th birthday party by teaming up with Visa. To get the discount deals, you’ll need to have a V.Me account. Basically this is Visa’s answer to PayPal and works in the same way at check out, when supported by...
  • Twitter for Windows Phone gets new features in 3.0

    Great news for Windows Phone users this morning, Twitter has updated their app on Windows Phone to version 3.0. One of the biggest changes in this release is the ability to set Twitter as your lockscreen agent. This means if you have peek enabled, you can simply wave your...
  • Twitter follows Facebook, going public

    It’s official, Twitter has filed an S-1, the required paperwork required by Wall Street to go public. The filing for IPO does not make the company public, but indicates their intention to. Following in the footsteps of Facebook’s IPO, tech companies are clearly gaining confidence again in going public....
  • Kevin Rudd doing a Reddit AMA tonight at 6pm

    What do you do if you’re the Prime Minister in the tail end of an election campaign in 2013? A Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) apparently. The RuddyReddit is sure to be confronting with the internet public trolls ready to play. If you have plans tonight, cancel them, get...
  • Twitter introduces conversation views

    Twitter has rolled out a new feature overnight on their website. Conversation view works by joining tweets together with a line to simplify the display of conversation threads. This has been a long standing issue with twitter in following the conversation if you enter mid-way, the new view allows...
  • GitHub hit with DDOS attack

    Code sharing and project website GitHub is currently suffering a Distributed Denial of Service attack. They have been unavailable throughout the day and their status page reflects that. At times they were completely offline, while occasionally getting on top of things and being semi-operational. There’s currently no information on...
  • Bad Panda! Flickr is down

    Since returning to Yahoo, Marissa Mayer has reinvigorated Flickr with a new 1TB of free storage policy, and a full site redesign. It seems Flickr is currently undergoing another big update with a pretty interesting 404 page. Bad, bad panda! Come on. We want photos. Flickr is down for...
  • Telco rap battle may be the best thing since sliced bread

    What started in the UK with telco’s O2 and Tesco, a rap battle over twitter has now reached Australia. While most competitors will avoid mentioning the name of a competitor like they’d avoid a hungry zombie, it seems this afternoon something very different and refreshing played out online. After...
  • Video coming to Instagram, with an announcement this Thursday

    Following the success of Vine, Instagram is planning to release a video product this Thursday at Facebook headquarters, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. It is said that the new video product is something the service was planning for two years now, but has been heavily kept under wraps...
  • Skype video messaging launches on pretty much everything – but not Windows Phone

    Skype, today has officially launched its video messaging service across all its “major platforms”, which oddly enough didn’t include Microsoft’s Windows Phone. The service has previously been in beta, and limited video messages to 20 free attempts. You can now send unlimited video messages to your Skype contacts on...
  • Australia Post Digital MailBox enters public beta

    Australia Post’s Digital MailBox has just entered public beta. Those who registered their interest have received emails announcing the move from invite-only, to public beta. The Digital MailBox is designed to be a single place for your all your bills in effort to simply your paperless world. Currently, they...
  • There is already a petition to change iOS 7

    Some people just have to find something to complain about, other people are just really quite dumb and sometimes these types of people find each other and do something of astronomical stupidness – like making a petition for Apple to change iOS back it its old familiar state. Now,...
  • Facebook introduces #hashtags

    From what started on Twitter, the hashtag has grown to just about every social network – from Tumblr to Instagram or from Pinterest to Google Plus. Facebook today is jumping on the #bandwagon and is officially adding support for the hashtag. Facebook users will be able to search for...
  • 2013 Internet Trends report shows a massive rise in sharing and mobiles taking over PC’s

    Every year Mary Meeker releases her annual internet report, and she just released this years. Sharing has proven to be the dominating trend with Meeker noticing that many more of us are willing to publish our media as well as our location data. Worldwide, people are now sharing over...

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