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  • Review: Bulletstorm

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  • THE STARTUP. A short film.

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  • DC Universe Online Content

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  • Battle of the DotA-Clones

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  • iiNet TopGeek competition update

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  • The best portable media player you’ve never heard of!

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  • WordPress 3.1 ‘Django’ details leaked early, pulled.

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  • Engadget loses senior editor, AOL the cause

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  • Troubleshooting your internet connection

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  • The insane world of today’s DJ technology – Pioneer DJM-900nexus

    If you’ve a fan of clubs, music, DJ’s or mixers, you need to check out this video. The equipment setup required to be a pro DJ today is pretty insane. Not only do they have the regular spaghetti mess of audio routing to work out, but now as devices...
  • Think you can write for techAU? Bullsh*t show me ! [updated]

    “Its time to expand.” techAU has been growing phenomenally over the past 4 years, but there’s an opportunity to do even better. With an ambitious goal of increasing traffic to the site 5x-10x in 2011, I’m going to need some help. I’m looking for 5 Australians who are passionate...
  • iiNet Top Geek Competition #1 videos now available.

        For the past week and a half, the top 20 finalists for iiNet’s Top Geek competition have been hard at work creating their own gadget or application. After submitting by 8pm Sunday night, entrants were prohibited from sharing their videos publically, that rule has now been lifted, so...
  • WP7 Nodo, less than a month away, still no specific date.

    In the very early hours of the morning, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer keynoted in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2011. Naturally Ballmer spent time discussing the recent Nokia deal, but then called on Joe Belfiore to demonstrate some of the upcoming WP7.5 (Mango) features due later this year. These...
  • YouTube Sessions: Laneway festival at 5:15pm today

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