If you thought electric vehicles didn’t make great race cars, think again. A Tesla Model 3 Performance has just taken victory at a Targa Cup event in WA. The Targa South West tarmac rally is broken into different categories and the Targa 130 Category featured 16 stages ranging between 2.9 and...
  • Another dead Xbox 360

    For the second time now I’ve got the 3 red rings of death on my xbox 360. Last time I simply posted it to Microsoft service, they repaired it and 2 weeks later I had my console again. The process was fairly painless. I hope for a similar experience this...
  • Vulnerability found in Mac OS X

    We’ll put this one in the maybe basket for now seem there’s been no actual proof. A guy by the alias InfoSec Sellout has found an exploit in OS X. Reportedly he has trialed the exploit on a closed network of 1500 machines and successfully infected used a worm...
  • Episode #16 – available now.

    Check out episode #16 of the podcast – http://techau.tv/podcast.htm...
  • Original Transformers sold for $1,000,000

    You can read the lengthy story behind this one from the link, long story short, this ladies husband was a huge transformers fan, after he passed away some years ago, she’s now decided to sell the 275 item collection. More @ http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/megallection/original-transformers-boxed-collection-sold-for-1000000-279598.php...
  • Free Wi-Fi ? Add London to the list.

    Free Wi-Fi is being offered in London, however the devil is always in the details. Yes you can get free Wi-fi, however you will have to sit through 15-30 second ads every 15 minutes and you can expect download speeds of 256kbps. Doesn’t sound that inviting? Also offered is...
  • Transformers are here!

    Its actually from a competition in Japan according to Gizmodo. Its not bumble bee, but ill still have one. I’m suddenly dreaming that I was at a remote control car race with it! and it had guns!… More @ Gizmodo...
  • Peter Moore leaves Microsoft, heads to EA

    Peter Moore, the head of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division has announced he is resigning, leaving after August to take a new position at EA Games. Moore has been at Microsoft since 2003 and played a key part in xbox 360’s promotion and success. One of Moore’s more memorable moments...
  • New iPod Video in a month?

    A few scattered reports are surfacing about a new iPod Video release next month, touting a multi-touch screen similar to the iPhone. The reports certainly aren’t worth betting on but are still worth keeping in the back of your mind. DigiTimes certainly has been on the right word a...
  • Rumble in PS3's Sixaxis controller confirmed in DiRT

    DiRT is coming soon to the PS3 and during a preview at E3, a menu option to enable or disable rumble in the game was then confirmed that PS3 controllers will have rumble in DiRT. This will probably require new controllers with rumble components built in. More @ http://www.ps3fanboy.com/2007/07/16/picking-up-the-ps3-version-of-dirt-its-ready-to-rumble/...
  • Thumbs up to the Uni of Wollongong

    A team of Aussie scientists from the University of Wollongong have developed a device that allows a person to control their TV and possibly other home entertainment devices via hand gestures. A small box with a camera watches for the movements, and is claiming to be able to filter...
  • 32 of the best video game ads ever!

    A collection of some of the best game ads to date including some new ones like those Sony PSP “Dude, Get your own” ads and those insane “This is living” ads. The Human Cock Fighting and extended magical pinata Viva Pinata ads are pretty funny. “for you, Vigilante justice”,...
  • Welcome to the new techAU.tv!

    The idea that’s driving this new site will bring our tech news from our personal blogs to here, in a collective news blog at the front of techAU.tv, then recapping the best stories at the end of the week in our usual podcast. The fresh site is going to give...
  • Windows Home Server reaches RC1

    During Bill Gates keynote at this years CES in January, he announced a new product Windows Home Server. Although news has been quiet about this product, it’s nearing completion, now reaching the release candidate status. There are 2 options for install, either use your own hardware, or purchase a...
  • Welcome to the new techAU

    In our efforts to improve and develop the podcast, our discussions led us to create a techAU blog.  This will allow us to post tech news that we find through the week while scouring the net, so you don’t have to. The podcast will be a roundup of the best...

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