• LG adds spatial audio to the 360 cam with a software update

    It seems LG were holding out on us. Their 360 camera actually had another great feature built in and its just been unlocked with the latest software update. Spatial audio captures the audio of an environment from multiple microphones and that audio gets baked into the 360 video. This...
  • Aussie ex-pat lighting designer programming globally impressive EDM sets

    Daniel Richardson an Aussie ex-pat who now calls London home, has a pretty incredible job. He’s one of the guys behind the scenes that makes magic happen on-stage. As a lighting designer, programmer and operator, he leverages wysiwyg software from CAST Software to designing and program spectacular lighting for international...
  • Twitter Australia launch DM bot for Transport NSW service delays alerts

    Twitter Australia has a new feature today, specifically designed to help commuters know about transport delays ahead of time. Inevitably there are delays in the system, it may be from maintenance, congestion, emergencies or even strike action, but you need to know if your train is going to be...
  • Amazon just reinvented the supermarket

    Amazon Go is a brand new, unique shopping experience located at 2131 7th Ave, Seattle, WA, on the corner of 7th Avenue and Blanchard Street. Currently open to Amazon employees in a Beta program, the revolutionary supermarket will open to the public in early 2017. So what makes Amazon Go so different...
  • Next week, you’ll be able to buy stuff through Instagram

    Instagram is fun and cutesy right? While there’s a few ads in your stream, its not serious business right? Well from next week, things are definitely getting serious. Many of the things we take photos of are products and especially the brands that are on Instagram. With mobile making such...
  • Twitter’s inability to determine context and porn, hurting brand

    When you engage with Twitter, you’ll follow #tags and there’s something very broken right now. Hashtags or searches in general on Twitter aren’t smart enough to distinguish intent or context of the user. As a power user, I live with TweetDeck on a second monitor for much of the...
  • Windows 10 free upgrade ends today. Get it done.

    Windows 10 shipped 1 year ago today. That means the offer to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7, 8, 8.1 for free is ending. There’s no extensions, no exceptions, this is the end people, consider this your 3rd and final warning. This update is unlike any other, Microsoft...
  • Twitter announces #Stickers that work like visual hashtags

    Twitter has just announced a new feature, Stickers. Stickers allow you to get creative by augmenting a photo with their in-built photo-editing tool that allows you to choose from hundreds of accessories, emojis, and props. When you upload a photo with a Sticker to Twitter, the information about your sticker is preserved,...
  • Windows 10 Insider Build 14352 released adds Cortana DJ

    Microsoft’s GabeAul has just announced the latest build of Windows 10. Released to the fast ring of Windows Insiders, the new build features a few new additions, but importantly, plenty of new fixes. As we approach the 12 month anniversary of Windows 10 being released to the public, we...
  • Twitter confirms Tweet objects can surpass 140 characters

    Since Twitter’s inception back in 2006, there’s been this magic 140 character limit which correlated to the length of a SMS message in the US, one way users could interact with the service. Now that we’re sharing Tweets that include text and photos, GIFs, videos, polls, links and live...
  • Edge extensions hit the Store in Windows 10 build 14342

    The latest build of Windows 10 shipped to Windows Insiders in the fast ring today. Build 14342 has a number of new additions, many of which relate to the Edge browser. One of the biggest changes is the upgrade to extensions. While extensions were introduced a few builds ago, as we head closer towards...
  • Gallery: Photos from #HelloWorld Sydney at Twitter Australia

    Tonight was Sydney’s turn for Twitter’s developer event, #HelloWorld. The event invited local developers to hear from Twitter staff about new features in their platform, as well as some great examples of local successes, like Clive Dickins of Seven West Media who spoke about the broadcaster leveraging social to improve business...
  • Twitter’s $250,000 prize for developers #HelloWorld #Promote

    This afternoon I had the opportunity to sit down with Katie Penn, head of platform growth at Twitter and Jenny Goodridge, head of business development, Twitter Australia for an exclusive interview ahead of their #HelloWorld developer event tonight. #HelloWorld is an event held around the world to help Twitter...
  • Facebook Live now available for all

    From today everyone will get Facebook Live. This means you can avoid the capture and upload cycle and simply stream live to your family and friends. Facebook are also making it easier to discover new live videos. Founder Mark Zuckerberg says “Live is like having a TV camera in...
  • Microsoft Edge Extensions are finally here for Windows Insiders

    When Microsoft announced they were replacing Internet Explorer with Microsoft Edge, they heard loud and clear from the community, that if you want to go head to head with Chrome on a modern browser, you have to have an extensions platform. Despite Windows 10 shipping mid-last year, the first...
  • Yonomi adds LIFX support

    Yonomi is one of the best services that brings your IoT devices together. Each smart device usually comes with a dedicated app from the manufacturer, but that leaves users diving in and out of apps, each with different UI to learn. Yonomi is becoming the best option for a...
  • Telstra offers 200GB of OneDrive to customers

    Despite Microsoft’s cloud storage, OneDrive being criticised lately for walking away from unlimited quotas, they’re now partnering with Telstra to offer customers free storage. From today, Telstra customers on mobile and home bundles will receive 200GB on Microsoft OneDrive for 2 years. Free is always good and for once, this...
  • Zuck got hands on with Facebook Reactions: Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, Angry

      Facebook has just launched perhaps their biggest change to the platform since it launched. Reactions is now going live across the globe and this morning that rollout reached Australia. Geoff Teehan, Product Design Director at Facebook has detailed the design process and thinking behind the move beyond the Like button....
  • Not only did #YourTaxis fail, they’re completely clueless

      If you work for Uber PR, take the week off. There’s nothing Uber could do to improve the marketing coming as a result of a failed stunt from taxi companies yesterday. After months of very public protests against Uber, fabricated stories of potential safety risks, the Australian taxi...
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    Control your LIFX lighting from the new Windows 10 app

    Controlling the brightness and colour of the lights in your home or office is now made easier thanks to the LIFX Windows 10 app. Traditionally controlled from a mobile app, the Windows 10 app offers LIFX bulb owners the ability to control their lighting schemes from their desktop. With...

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