It’s been a couple of weeks now since Binge launched in Australia. So now we want to know, did you sign up? The newest streaming service from Foxtel offers a fairly extensive list of on-demand movies and TV shows, as much as 10,000 hours of content at launch. The service is...
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    It’s technology like this that makes a difference to people’s everyday life. I have a car that I value highly, for that reason I choose to always park end-to-end, rather than side-by-side which would make me susceptible to door dints. I’ve had the car for 2 years, done a...
  • Sweet LED tree ornament

    I’m kinda surprised it took this long for technology to reach the Christmas tree. This ornament features a scrolling text on a matrix of LEDs. More @ CrunchGear...
  • Streaming live on Justin.tv

    I figured I’d joing the trend of people like Leo LePorte in sparatically streaming live. Thought I’d try out Justin.tv as a service for doing this. Let me know about ure experience, I might stick with Justin, or change 2 another, tonight however it’s on Justin. Watch live video...
  • Bubble 2.0: The Video

    The Web 2.0 “bubble” had it coming. A Silicon Valley music video by the Richter Scales. To the tune of “We didn’t start the fire”. Catch the insider jokes if you can. read more | digg story...
  • Telstra out of the race to build Aus Fibre 2 the node broadband network

    KEVIN Rudd’s plan for an $8 billion broadband joint venture with Telstra could be stillborn, after the telco giant ruled out any financial co-operation with the federal Government yesterday. read more | digg story...
  • Slow news week, or have I just been gaming 2 much?

    It’s beeen slow at techAU this week, not a lot of news stories have been getting my attention. Perhaps you’ve seen something I’ve missed, send me an email or leave a comment. I have been gaming a lot this week, so haven’t been spending as long in the blogersphere....
  • TenHD launching on December 16

    Ten’s very own dedicated High Definition channel will launch on the 16th of December. The channel will feature over 50 hours of high definition programming each week. This is extra or additional content than what’s on the standard broadcast for Ten. It’s a great time to have a HDTV,...
  • Roadside goes high-tech

    Ever been driving at night and wishes you could see further ahead ? Maybe see how sharp a corner is, but your headlights don’t turn for you to see.. then check this out. It’s a great idea which replaces traditional reflectors with LED lights. The lights are charged up...
  • Plans 4 the weekend

    So plans have come together really quickly for this one, it’s set to be a big one. One Sat I’ll be calling through Cobram to catch up with the rents, then continuing on to near Shepparton for Codiga’s engagement party. I’d love to have a big one, but have...
  • eGames expo – 16th – 18th November

    Thanks to Rhys for the heads up about this one. It’s Australia’s own games expo – EGAMES. With representatives from all the big names, it’s sure to be a massive event, judging by the vid on last years expo, it looks one not 2 be missed. So this I’m...
  • box.net hits 1 Million users. Congrats.

    techAU has been using box.net to host files for the podcast since earlier this year. I chose box.net as it offered storage for large files at the lowest price of any service I looked at. I’ve had 100% up time and been very satisfied with their service. That said...
  • Aria finally includes digital downloads

       Finally the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) have recognised that music today is delivered not only via physical CD’s, but also in the growing world of online music sales. The Aria charts now include both physical sales and digital downloads. Interestingly the sales charts for the first week...
  • I just found my xmas present, rellies take notice!

    Despite having a relatively small amount of grass, that actually gets taken care of by the landlord, we will move out one day and no doubt end up with much more of the green stuff. This Lawnmower is like no other, F1 Inspired totally unique design, this thing would...
  • The Podcast returns: Episode 23 of the podcast… Available now.

      It’s certainly been a while since the last episode of the techAU podcast. Well I’m back in the swing of things now and you can expect a weekly episode of my take on tech! The episodes will be shorter in an effort to reduce file size and appeal...
  • CSIRO get $4.4 Mil to make jackets charge your iPod

    Ok so the goal of this is actually a lot broader than charging your iPod, but hey it makes for a good headline 🙂 Expect to hear the acronym FIED a lot more as Flexible Integrated Energy Devices get closer to production. Only in the research / development phase...
  • Aus PC World Magazine comes to an end in Jan

    As the cost of print shows it age against it’s digital rival – the internet, magazines such as Australia’s own version of PC World have seen declining sales over the past 2 years. As much as 50% less in this case. The problem I see that more and more...
  • techAU podcast.. the latest

    Hey guys, you may have noticed it’s been a while since the last episode of the podcast, well there’s a good reason. I’m working on some upgrades.. These include, lapel microphones, set design, lighting, and possibly a streaming version of the show, so please be patient, it’s not too...
  • iTunes Plus tracks – 99c

    In a big day of Mac news, ars technica are reporting that Apple are dropping the price of iTunes Plus DRM-free music to just 99c. This now matches the price of standard lower quality, drm versions so my question would be.. why wouldn’t u. Same price, better quality, move...
  • techAU now running WordPress 2.3

    After a busy few weeks, I finally got to upgrading to WordPress version 2.3, there’s a bunch of updates in this new version, many of which will be transparent to users. If you run a WordPress-based blog, then I’d recommend you upgrade to the new version. This was my...
  • Xbox 360 Arcade leaked early

    Those crazy kids over @ Engadget managed to not only sneak some pre-launch shots of the upcoming Xbox 360 arcade, but they got a whole gallery of the unboxing! Pretty amazing considering it hasn’t been officially announced. They say it comes with HDMI port (no cable), 256Mb memmory card...

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