Tesla Motors Model S: Australian Review

The Tesla Model S is the most incredible car that I have ever driven.


Here's What Tony Abbott Thinks Of The Sony Hacks

A bit of political push ‘n’ shove is nothing new, but usually governments don’t get involved in the affairs of private companies. The recent hacks on Sony Pictures, though, have galvanised both the United States and its allies to comment on the record about the issue. The Prime Minister’s Office has released a (short) statement on the Sony hacks — it looks like Australia is officially joining the war of words against North Korea.


Volvo Created A Bike Helmet That Warns Drivers About Nearby Cyclists

Though they share the road, bikes and vehicles don’t always play nice together. So Volvo, known for making some of the safest cars on the road, has helped develop a new safety helmet that lets bikes and vehicles communicate so that both cyclists and drivers are aware of each other when in close proximity — even if they can’t see each other.


A Single Chinese Town Makes Most Of The World's Christmas Decorations

At this point in time, you’ve already hung your tinsel and decorated your tree with blinking lights. Maybe there’s even a glowing Santa statue on your lawn. But did you ever step back and think about where all of these holiday decorations come from? A factory in China is the easy answer. An entire town of factories specializing in Christmas cheer is the correct answer.


Gift Ideas: Cool New Windows And Android Slate Tablets For Christmas

Not everything in the tablet space has to be an iPad: there’s fierce competition between a number of new low-cost Windows 8.1 tablets and their Android equivalents. Whether you’re giving a tablet to someone as a pure fun play, or with more productive aims in mind, there’s a little something for everyone this festive season. Here’s some tablet gift ideas to get you started.


Battle Of The Baking Scales: Drop Kitchen Vs. Perfect Bake

Whaddya mean I can just pour ingredients onto either of these smart scales until they tell me to stop and I get delicious homemade cookies for my trouble?! What sort of black magic is this? It’s called “baking by weight” and it will change the way you look at cooking.


How To Actually Catch Santa This Christmas

Some magical fat guy in a red suit thinks he’s coming into your house as he pleases in the middle of the night?! Not on your watch. Here’s what you’ll need to start your own personal War on Christmas.


Seek Thermal Review: Cheaper Predator Vision For Your Smartphone

What’s better than having a thermal camera capable of finding the freshest cinnamon buns — among other prey? The FLIR ONE accessory gave iPhones Predator-like thermal vision which turned out to be as awesome as it sounds, and now a company called Seek Thermal is promising the same with an iOS and Android-friendly smartphone accessory that makes a few compromises for a cheaper price tag.


The Strange Medieval Origins Of Modern Logos 

When we think of early logos, we think of 19th and 20th century classics like Levi’s or Coke. But the origins of logos and trademarks go back way further than that — back thousands of years, when merchants and craftspeople used “merchant’s marks” to designate the origins of goods and their authors.


At Christmas Time, Check Your Power Boards And Double Adaptors

With Christmas lights and glowing decorations already up in houses across the country, this is the time of year that we bring out those rarely-used extra power boards and overload them with double adaptors on top of other adaptors. The ACCC wants you to check those boards for defects, though, with over 200,000 unsafe power boards and double adaptors sold across Australia within the last few months.


The Best Australian 2 In 1 Laptops/Tablets: Mega Christmas Round-Up

If you want a computing device with the power of a laptop and the portability of a tablet, then you want a 2 in 1. There are dozens of great convertible and detachable 2 in 1 laptops out there, but we’ve picked a few of our favourites.