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  • Go inside a David Attenborough documentary with Playstation VR

    Sony have today released several Virtual Reality (VR) experiences onto Playstation VR which will allow you to explore an underwater world like never before, in some cases – with David Attenborough as your guide. Attenborough’s iconic voice and tone presents two of the three VR experiences on Playstation from today....
  • Vodafone CEO calls for regional access to Telstra Network

    Vodafone Australia CEO Iñaki Berroeta isn’t shy in coming forward about his thoughts and views on the Australian telecommunications landscape and this morning he unleashed a solid attack on Telstra’s partly government funded position as a regional player and cast some doubt over the future of 5G in our...
  • SBS doubles down on HD: Two HD Channels

    Wondering why you can no longer receive and watch SBS HD? The answer could be simple – your TV is too old to view the channel in it’s new broadcast format. And while that’s bad news for you, it’s great news for those with newer TVs who can now...
  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #294

    Trevor and Stephen discuss Government’s NBN speed monitoring program which will tell us which Telcos are performing well for actual user speeds, plus Netflix ditches the five star rankings in favour of the thumb and a percentage.  Apple in some hot water with the ACCC over consumer warranties, is...
  • Government to monitor internet speeds: Holding ISPs and NBN to account

    There’s a fair bit of debate about the NBN and speeds consumers are getting at home that may differ widely from the speeds being advertised, and as a result the Government has announced it will fund a program to monitor just that. The reason for the conjecture is the...
  • Take Off: Qantas WiFi now available to passengers

    Earlier today Qantas opened the doors of it’s WiFi internet enabled Boeing 737 to the media for the first external tests of the Internet system installed for passengers to get complete connectivity in the air. Right now, passengers on-board QF469 are the first real customers to get their hands...
  • Netflix ditches the stars, adds thumbs up and thumbs down for rating shows

    Your Netflix experience is about to get much more personal as the streaming giant ditches the five star user rating system and replaces it with a simple thumbs up and thumbs down. Netflix say they are “retiring” their five star rating system which allowed users to click and rate...
  • ACCC takes Apple to court over customer repair experiences

    Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commissions has launched proceedings in the Federal Court against Apple regarding potentially “false, misleading or deceptive representations” about consumers’s rights under the Australian Consumer Law. We’ve all hear the stories, turns out a few people didn’t just complain to mates, they called the ACCC. Initially,...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #361

    This week I chat to Rob who is going through the conversion from iOS to Android – he shares his thoughts from the first week and a bit as we follow his journey.  I talk to callers about Cruise ship chargers, Facebook and your kids, Power outage alerts, WiFi...
  • Is in-store shopping dead? Think again says a report comparing In-store to Online

    Plenty of people would love to announce the death of bricks and mortar retail, the demise of the local shopping centre and the rise of the online store, but in reality, is it really happening that way? It seems perhaps not.  A report from AMP Capital (owners of plenty...
  • All about that PLAYBASE, no trouble

    If you’re like many who own a full high definition TV, you’re likely now in the market for a 4K, Ultra High-Definition upgrade. With that comes an amazing picture, better aesthetics and even more smart TV features. What is doesn’t come with is stunning sound. The fact is that...
  • Kogan goes big with its Curved TV : 65 inch for $1,199

    Aussie online retailer Kogan.com have announced a new Curved 4K TV which will go on sale later this month. At 65 inches it’s the largest Curved TV Kogan have made, following their 55 inch launch earlier this year. The price is going to appeal to many as well –...
  • Apple stocks soar ahead of 10th Anniversary iPhone: Company now more valuable than ever

    In the days and weeks following Steve Jobs tragic death in October 2011 many were quick to ask the question “Can Apple Survive without Steve Jobs”, and plenty thought it would not. Today, Apple is reaching all new highs in its share value making it more valuable than ever before....
  • Switching from iPhone to Android: Blue message guy goes green – Day 1

    It’s all well and good to bang on about all the great phones out there at various price points, but just how big a leap is it for someone to go from something they know so well (like iPhone) to something they’ve never even used (Android).  So we thought...
  • Commonwealth Bank updates app with new features for saving & tracking spending

    Here’s a shocking statistic – more than on third of Australians are spending more than they earn each month!  Yep, you heard that right.  So in response, the Commonwealth bank is introducing new features into their app to help increase financial awareness and stability for their customers. As is...
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