Back in may last year, Australian airline Qantas lent one of their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to help Tesla demonstrate just how powerful their Model X P100D was. Now it’s America’s turn. Ford have PR video showcasing their F-150 Prototype that’s all-electric. Instead of a plane, they use a million pound (453,592kg)...
  • 4x BMW M6 GT3s will be at Bathurst 12 hour this week. Supercar pilots.

    Australia’s premiere endurance racing event, the Bathurst 12 hour is on this week. The 2017 race will feature four BMW M6 GT3s, the first time for BMW at Mount Panorama circuit later this week, as BMW tackles the Bathurst 12 Hour for the first time. This amazing piece of...
  • Victorian Startups score LaunchVic Round 2 grants totaling $4.9 million

    Startups are the scrappy, resourceful and innovative ideas, come businesses and Victoria has plenty of them doing amazing things to change the world. As part of a $60 million investment over 4 years, LaunchVic (aka the Vic Government) is funding Round 2 to the tune of $4.9 Million to assist startups...
  • Inside Samsung’s crazy testing regime for the Note 7 and future phones

    Today Samsung released their independent report into the Note 7 issues that caused fires and injuries, resulting in a complete recall. As expected, the problem lies within the battery’s construction and its simply a case of Samsung pushing too hard to pack a large battery in a small form factor....
  • Nintendo Switch online service to be paid, not coming to Aus at launch

    This afternoon Nintendo released more details about their upcoming console, convertible, tablet, controller thingy. The Nintendo Switch can switch between a console connected to your TV, shared with your family, to a portable device to take the game with you. This time around, Nintendo will copy Xbox Live and...
  • Hyperloop One to explore Sydney to Melbourne build

    Hyperloop One are well progressed in their challenge of building Elon Musk’s 5th transport technology, Hyperloop. Recently they announced 35 semifinalists for the Hyperloop One Global Challenge, designed to identify the locations around the globe that would benefit the most from a Hyperloop. That list features Sydney to Melbourne...
  • McLaren brilliantly illustrates the F1 2017 rule changes

    The 2017 season of Formula 1 will deliver some of the most substantial changes to the category since the introduction of the hybrid powerplant. The cars will look and sound different that ever before and with new regulations, each team had to engage their engineering talent to not only...
  • Merry Christmas you incredible bastards

    Merry Christmas everyone. I hope that when you look under the Christmas tree this morning, you discover that your loved ones and that guy in the big red suit have heard your callings for technology products. If your gadgets are battery powered, I hope you planned ahead as there’s...
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    Telstra’s allowing free calls from 16,000 payphones in Australia this Christmas

    Christmas is about connecting with friends and family and to help with that challenge, Telstra are opening up their old-school pay phones to free standard national and mobile calls. We often here that saying, you don’t get nothing for nothing anymore, well this is kind of the exception to...
  • Ferrari LaFerrari sells for $7Million in charity auction for Italian earthquake

    Last night, one of the rare, limited edition (all sold) Ferrari LaFerrari hypercars were sold at auction and raised an impressive $7 Million. This money will go to the the reconstruction efforts of Central Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes of 2016. With Italy being the home of Ferrari, its...
  • New Freeview app lets you live stream TV anywhere in Australia

    Available now is a new Freeview mobile app for Android and iOS that allows you to stream live TV channels, watch catchup episodes and check the TV guide. Given every free-to-air channel needed to come together to make this service happen, it’s frankly amazing this app exists at all. The streaming...
  • TCL will have 500 HD and UHD TVs at Melbourne Cup

    If you’re heading to Melbourne Cup tomorrow, then you can expect to see lots of TCL displays. The company will be enhancing race-goers’ experience, by installing up to 500 High and Ultra High Definition TVs around the track, with TVs appearing in a range of areas from the Birdcage to public...
  • Windows 10 Creators Update coming early 2017

    Windows 10 continues to be updated by Microsoft and with the anniversary update of this year behind us, now we look to the future and this morning we got details. The next major update to Windows is called Windows 10 Creators Update. It looks like Skype may finally be getting OS...
  • This is Skype’s UWP app on Xbox One

    Skype is the video conference application most people have forgotten about. That’s all about to change if Microsoft gets their way. Leveraging their work on delivering Windows 10 to all platforms, including the Xbox One, this image is believed to be the first public sighting of the Skype Universal...
  • FH3 lets you fulfil your warthog racing fantasies

    Forza Horizon 3 is officially done. The latest in a long line of the Xbox’s most successful racing franchise will be in your console (and PC) in less than 1 month from now. The official worldwide release date for Forza Horizon 3 is September 27th, so block out your...
  • Elon Musk’s bold plan to own your roof with ‘Solar Roof ‘

    Imagine you’re completely hooked on the idea of solar to generate power for your home. When you look at the more than 1.5 Million Aussie roofs, you’ll see slabs of solar panels, usually on a single side of the roof. The problem with that is that at different times of the day,...
  • Census down due to international hackers, says ABS

    Last night the Census website went down preventing millions of Australians from submitting online. At the time messages on the website suggested the outage was due to heavy traffic which lead to a very entertaining night on Twitter watching people point fingers at the source. This finger pointing was largely...
  • DJI’s building an indoor drone course in Korea

    DJI is building a 1,395-square-meter arena in Korea, designed to let drone owners fly in a safe (wind protected) environment to learn how to fly a drone and a gathering place for aerial enthusiasts. The arena is located in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, 49 kilometers south of Seoul, and will...
  • New F1 2016 video will get you hyped for its release

    Less than a month out from release, Codemasters have released the latest gameplay video from F1 2016. The new video shows action from the track, the pit lane, and shows the games ability to recreate key moments from the 2016 season. This weekend is the Hungarian Grand Prix and unfortunately gamers can’t go...
  • Intel’s sending 100 drones to light up Vivid Sydney

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that the amazing festival of light that is Vivid Sydney, is on right now. While its impressive on its own, there’s on crowning jewel that’s about to make it even better. Drone 100 is Intel’s world-record-holding drone performance, that’s coming to Vivid for 5 nights...
  • 5 Aussie startups win $25,000 from St.George

    Five Australian startups are getting a great funding boost, receiving $25,000 cash grants from St.George Bank. This money will help take their business ideas and turn them into reality. The winners were awarded the grants after each delivering a ‘fast pitch’ at this week’s TEDxSydney conference held at the Sydney Opera House. The winners...

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