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  • Happy Easter from techAU, now share your pics on social

    Today is Easter Sunday, the day you fill your stomachs with chocolate eggs and rabbits, then use that energy to power you through an all day gaming session right? Millions the world over are turning to social media to share their new delicious chocolate collection. If you want to...
  • Dominos Prime could have really changed the game

    This week Dominos ran a massive campaign to hype an announcement that they called a ‘Game changer’.  In what was supposed to be the biggest change to Dominos in 20 years was actually a bitterly disappointing set of new toppings along with square pizza bases. Tonight Dominos CEO, Don...
  • TweetDeck killed off by Twitter, pushing users to the web

    The latest update on the TweetDeck Posterous is a sad one. Desktop and mobile clients are being killed off in favour of Twitter’s website. Sorry twitter, while the web is getting more powerful, apps are still better. All you’ve managed to do with this announcement is piss off more...
  • Twitter update on Windows Phone is a welcome change

    The Twitter app on Windows Phone has remained largely unchanged since launch. This morning a new updated version of Twitter has been released and is a very welcome change. The first thing you’ll want to do is set the font size to small, even on the medium you’ll only...
  • Facebook Graph Search, the biggest thing to happen in search since Siri

    This morning Facebook held a product announcement and introduced the world to Graph Search. While the name is pretty average, it does explain this new type of search very well. As the more than a billion users add content and connections to Facebook, making sense of that big data...
  • Introducing Vizual, the fullscreen twitter stream for Windows 8

    Vizual is a Windows 8 app that lets you visualise your twitter stream in a simple, fullscreen mode. This app is perfect for that spare monitor or even a business display. Once you’ve signed in, you’ll see your timeline stream down the screen. There’s landscape and portrait orientation support,...
  • Human Brochure, was it a success?

    This weekend was the first of two weekends where ACT tourism invited 250 people from across the country who are influential on social media. These guests were invited to bring a friend or even their whole family and the second weekend is schedule for February 2013. With the impending...
  • Facebook Messaging gets a refresh, now a full email client

    In a recent interview with Mike Arrington at TechCrunch Disrupt, Mark Zuckerberg said the company had more product features to release soon. Today one of those products, messaging has arrived. The refresh of messages on Facebook is long overdue with the system remaining largely the same since launch. This...
  • Facebook hits 1 Billion users “Thank you for letting us be a part of your lives”

    Director of Product at Facebook, Peter X. Deng has just posted this image to his Facebook wall. The comment on the post was “Thank you for letting us be a part of your lives.” We all knew this moment in history was coming, but just take a second to...