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  • Space Falcon Heavy launch: Reality vs Animation, amazingly accurate

    Today SpaceX made history by launching the Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The first flight for Falcon Heavy was a test flight in which Elon Musk decided to use a Tesla Roadster as payload, rather than the standard cement block that simulates commercial cargo...
  • Microsoft opens Sydney store to much fanfare

    At midday today Microsoft officially opened it’s first retail store outside of North America in Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall. The countdown began with an expected “Windows 10… 9… 8… 7… 6… 5… 4… 3… 2… 1…” and the curtain dropped on the two-level brightly lit store in the centre...
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    Microsoft just opened a retail store in Sydney

    Microsoft have just opened their first retail store outside North America. The store is located in Sydney, at Westfield Sydney on Pitt Street Mall. The retail store offers Microsoft customers (both software and hardware) the opportunity to experience the best of Microsoft before making their buying decisions. Not only...
  • Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + and Note 5

    Samsung announced two new phones this week, the Galaxy S6 Edge + and the 5th generation Galaxy Note. This morning in Sydney, Australian media were invited for the local launch of the new devices. After an efficient briefing, it time for a hands-on with the two new large, curved...
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    Photos from the Windows 10 Australian launch party

    Windows 10 is officially out and thanks to the international time zone, we are one of the first countries to celebrate it’s release. With amazing views of the Sydney harbour, Microsoft held an invite-only event to welcome the new release. The launch party included a number of devices running...
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    Windows 10 launch day is here and you should upgrade

    Today Windows 10 is being released to the world. In three years, it’s supposed to be on more than a billion PCs across the planet and its one of the Microsoft’s important releases. This is the last version of Windows, from this point, the numbers stop but forced updates...
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    Netflix is now available in Australia, no path for existing users

    Dear Netflix, Welcome to Australia. Like many of you, I’ve been a Netflix subscriber for a couple of years now and prior to today’s Australian availability, I was forced to pretend I was American. Thanks to a DNS, the bits coming from my router, appeared as if the originated...
  • EB Games holding midnight GTA V launch party

    What’s now rumoured to be the most expensive video game ever made, GTA V is launching next week. To celebrate the occasion, EB Games are throwing a Grand Theft Auto V Midnight Launch Party in World Square, Sydney. The party starts;  9.30pm, Monday 16th September, featuring Australia’s best DJ’s...
  • Australian Samsung Galaxy S4 launch to be on April 23, sadly no octa-core

    Samsung will officially launch their new Galaxy S4 device in Australia on Tuesday, April 23. The device has already been confirmed on all the big Aussie telcos with the pricing and exact release dates to be confirmed at the launch. The Galaxy S4 was officially unveiled last month at...