Travel

  • Sydney Airport goes green with Electric Blu bus

    Today Sydney Airport unveiled the first electric airport bus in Australia. Major airports put through thousands of passengers per day and many of them park in long-term parking, then need to be transported to their terminal. Airports use buses as an efficient transportation method, but their constant back and forward...
  • Help fund the future of transport, rLoop Hyperloop pod hits Indiegogo

    rLoop was born on Reddit, a group dedicated to bringing Elon Musk’s idea for a 5th mode of transport, the Hyperloop, into reality. The team has gathered an impressive 300 engineers from more than 15 countries around the world. With such a geographically diversed workforce, rLoop is leveraging modern way of working...
  • Uber celebrates New Years with their 1 Billionth trip

    Well Happy New Year Taxi industry, your biggest rival just registered the 1 Billionth trip worldwide. That’s an astonishing number and congratulations to the ride sharing service. This year Uber seen a couple of important successes here in Australia, with Uber now becoming legal in the ACT and NSW....
  • Tigerair offering up to 80% off flights to celebrate 8 years in Australia

    It’s not everyday you can book a flight in Australia for between just $8 and $48, but starting at midday today, TigerAir are offering just that. These crazy prices are thanks to the budget airline celebrating eight years of flying in Australia and will this week carry its 18...
  • EVOKE chauffeur service using Tesla Model S, provides power and WiFi

    If you want to get to your destination in style, then check out Evoke, a brand new luxury chauffeur service with a difference. Right now the service is using the very popular, all-electric Tesla Model S and say they offer a sleek, uber-quiet and spacious vehicle with unparalleled technology....
  • Brisbane turns to cardboard VR to promote the city

    Brisbane is using Google Cardboard Virtual Reality technology to promote their city. In an Australian tourism first, they’re giving Melbournians and Sydneysiders the chance to experience Brisbane in an effort to increase tourism, something that’s probably an easy sell on a chilly winter morning. While viewing the videos via...
  • I travelled 200,000km with TripIt and it changed my life

    I never imagined when I started techAU that it would take me around the globe. Somewhere in the last 9 years, interstate and international travel became second nature and now I’ve clocked up almost 200,000 kilometers. It’s not even half way through 2015 and I’ve already clocked up 44,548...
  • Henty Wingman backpack is ready for the business, gym or bike warrior

    A couple of clever Aussie’s have created a backpack with a difference. The Henty Wingman is designed to transport suits, slacks, shirts and well, pretty much anything you can throw at it. There’s also plenty of room for your shoes, laptop and accessories. It’s perfect for motorbike riders who...
  • Qantas using Samsung’s Gear VR to let you tune out on flights and lounges

    Qantas and Samsung Electronics Australia are getting together for a new trial entertainment service. Using Samsung Gear VR technology customers will get to experience the virtual world in three hundred and sixty degrees. The virtual worlds available in the trial will include locations like the top of the Sydney...
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