sydney

  • ABC Covering Sport, Never Again Please.

    Every so often Australia host teams from major sporting leagues to save us a trip overseas. Our guests tonight were the football team from the Premier League, Liverpool FC. They were set to take on Sydney FC, Australia’s current A-League champions in what would expectedly be a bit of...
  • Australian eSports – A rising phenomenon

    Last weekend Sydney witnessed the biggest eSports event in Australian history. The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Sydney Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament featured four of the world’s best Counter-Strike teams, $200,000 in prize money and seven thousand Sydneysiders in an explosive weekend of video games, high-tech gaming gear and nerding out....
  • Drone pilot fined $540 for flying over Sydney Harbour

    Drone pilots have a lot to learn when it comes to where and when they can fly, and that’s been hammered home again today as CASA find a drone pilot $540 for flying over Sydney Harbour. The initial pilots brochure you get when buying a drone doesn’t really go...
  • More than wine in the Hunter Valley

    Hearing about a new vineyard to visit in the Hunter Valley is always exciting. Hearing that it offers a great deal more than just wine makes me want to stop typing and just experience it for myself. A new destination less than two hours from Sydney is Hunters Dream...
  • Vodafone has more customers than Telstra in Sydney: Roy Morgan research

    Many years have passed since Vodafone’s darkest days, when the term Vodafail was a strong reflection of a network in desperate need of attention.  Fast forward to 2017 and even Vodafone executives might be shocked to see the results of Roy Morgan’s latest survey of over 23,000 Aussies....
  • Telstra Outage: Is the core network still unable to handle congestion?

    A horrible day for Telstra and one they certainly hoped they wouldn’t see so early in 2017 and certainly in 2017 at all – voice, data (Updated, no data issues today according to Telstra) and SMS services as well as some landline services across Australia suffered outages today after a fire in...
  • Real-time flight updates from Sydney Airport on Twitter

    When you’re waiting for a friend to arrive at Sydney Airport or you’ve got a flight of your own, real-time flight updates are a pretty important tool in the modern age – flights can be delayed minutes or hours and that could mean the difference between $10 parking or...
  • Yes, you can’t afford a house in Sydney

    I’m not a financial adviser, not a property expert and not going to use a bunch of micro survey results to validate the rest of this post. But I think you need to hear it.  You’ll read this in the media over and over again, you’ll hear the moans...
  • Europe comes to Sydney

    A food festival is a wonderful thing. A music festival is a wonderful thing. An Open Air Cinema is a wonderful thing. Putting all three into one festival… is a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful thing. The BBR Festival is primarily a French Festival, held over Bastille weekend from Thursday the...
  • Tesla to open Sydney City showroom in Martin Place

    Later this year automotive up-start Tesla will open their third retail store in Australia, this one in Sydney’s Iconic Martin Place....
  • Meet the first person in the queue for a Tesla Model 3 in Australia

    With two years or more to wait for delivery, you’d be forgiven for just waiting till you naturally wake up on Thursday rather than setting an alarm to wake up and head to a Tesla showroom to put your money down for a Tesla Model 3.  But colour him keen...
  • Melbourne tops the list for Facebook Places in 2015

    It’s that time of year again, where all the data we share helps companies like Facebook make top ten lists covering the whole year and the results are in for 2015!...
  • Microsoft Sydney Store, their first outside the USA

    Around the United States it’s not uncommon to come across a Microsoft Store in a huge shopping centre or similar area.  In fact, In San Jose I’ve seen a Microsoft Store across the hall from an Apple Store.  Branded retail is an important strategy today to ensure people get...
  • Drive Sydney to Melbourne for free in a Tesla

    Following the opening of the Goulburn Tesla Supercharger, it seems Tesla is on the verge of announcing its first major interstate journey for Australians, with the trip from Melbourne to Sydney and back now possible utilising Tesla installed Superchargers....
  • Fly Sydney to Melbourne like a rock star

      A new service launching in Australia is set to allow flights between Sydney and Melbourne as a monthly package....
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