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  • O-Wind Turbine collects wind from all directions, wins 2018 James Dyson Award

    Every year, the James Dyson Award gives students and recent graduates of engineering and design, the opportunity to showcase their ideas on a global stage. This year, the 2018 Award goes to Nicolas Orellana and Yaseen Noorani who created the O-Wind Turbine.  Traditional wind turbines only capture wind travelling...
  • Tesla now offers public view of Parts Catalog

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  • Xbox Australia is bringing 80 Xbox One Xs to PAX Aus 2018

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  • New Chargefox ultra-rapid EV charging network, will see Albury Wodonga get 2nd fast-charging location

    Chargefox has launched today and they are calling it Australia’s first and largest ultra-rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging network for modern EV’s. Co-founded by JET Charge, a leading supplier, installer and manager of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, the networks of at least 21 sites, on major interstate freeways, will see the...
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    Last week we announced the latest giveaway, a brand new, Huawei Nova 3i smartphone and wireless earphones (review here). After many, many great entries, it was time to choose a winner.  The giveaway asked techAU readers to submit photos of them consuming techAU and we loved this entry from...
  • The iPhone Xs Max will cost an insane A$2,369 in Australia

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  • Apple announces Apple Watch Series 4

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  • D-Link add taller, higher-powered Tri-Band COVR-2202 to Wi-Fi mesh system

    If you’re trying to blanket a larger home with WiFi, then chances are you’re considering a mesh network to do the job. D-Link ANZ have just announced their latest Covr Seamless Wi-Fi Mesh System, the new High-Powered Tri-Band COVR-2202. The new COVR-2202 High-Powered Tri-Band Seamless Wi-Fi Mesh System expands...
  • Elon Musk and Joe Rogan interview is far more interesting than anything on TV this weekend

    What are you up to this weekend? Chances are, many of you tech fans are also sport fans, so you’ll have some deep plans to watch plenty of finals football. While competitive sport is fun to watch, there’s something else I challenge you to watch this weekend. Overnight Joe...
  • Macaron wins James Dyson Australian award, will now compete with the world

    The James Dyson Award recognises engineers across the globe who create designs to solve worldwide problems. This year’s Australian winner is Macaron, a smart tape measuring device to help the visually impaired. There are approximately 285 million visually impaired people around the world who can often face challenges with...
  • GIVEAWAY: Huawei nova 3i and wireless earbuds

    Huawei’s nova 3i smartphone (review here) is a mid-priced phone that offers amazing features for the price. It features face unlock, a massive 128GB, great battery life and no less than 4 cameras in slick body with a 6.3″ display. Thanks to Huawei we are giving away a nova...
  • Our Varidesk giveaway winner is Jason Rogers

    Last week we announced our amazing giveway, thanks to Varidesk. We had a lot of amazing entries from our audience who really wanted the Varidesk Prodesk 48 Electric.  I’m happy to announce the lucky entrant is Jason Rogers from Kialla, Victoria. His entry contained a cool retro arcade style-chair, something his...
  • Visiting the Tesla Model 3 in Chadstone was revealing

    Last week Tesla teased future Model 3 owners by bringing 3 of them to Australia. Located in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, those with pre-orders were given first access. With the arrival event done, the Model 3 is now available to go see in person, so if you are considering...
  • LG’s making the best TV money can buy, an 88″ 8K OLED TV

    Got a hot new 4K? Awesome, time to upgrade. LG have announced they’re introducing the world’s first 8K (7680 x 4320) OLED TV at IFA 2018. While we’ve seen concept 8K displays in the past, this one’s planned to go into production and one you could actually buy. That...
  • Nvidia Geforce RTX are amazing, but are you buying ?

    Last week, Nvidia set a new benchmark for GPUs, offering their latest lineup of cards under the RTX branding. The lineup starts with the entry level Geforce RTX 2070, with the middle card the RTX 2080, with the top of the tree and new most powerful single consumer GPU,...
  • 2018 Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Sunday, 2nd September is approaching rapidly and if you’re still stuck for ideas on what to get your dad this father’s day, then look no further. Our Father’s Day Gift Guide offers a range of technology-based products across a number of product categories and price points.  To ensure the product...
  • F1 2018 now available on PC, Xbox and PlayStation

    The Formula 1 season is back in action after their winter break and are racing this weekend around the famous Spa circuit. If you’re a fan of the sport, you can now get behind the wheel of this year’s cars in F1 2018. F1 2018 is again made by...
  • DJI adds Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro drones featuring 4K at 100Mbps bitrate

    Let’s face it, DJI are in a race against themselves as market leader in the drone space. Overnight the company announced their latest creations, the Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro.  These new updated models take a big leap forward in terms of camera quality, while delivering it...
  • Google Fit adding Move Minutes and Heart Points

    Most of us spend far too many hours each week in sitting in front of the screens, so the challenge of staying active and healthy is usually a lower priority than our work. In an effort to improve the Google Fit service and help more people be active, Google...

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