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Apple Mac Pro: Australian Review

There hasn’t been a properly new Mac Pro for a very long time. The original Mac OS X workstation for creative professionals — video editors, commercial photographers, 3D animators — was released in 2006, and the giant cheese grater suffered a ploddingly slow upgrade cycle that meant that plenty of its former fanboys jumped ship to iMacs, MacBooks Pro or Windows boxes. But the Mac Pro is back, it’s better, and now there’s actually no reason not to buy one.


Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Gloriously Good Enough

Windows 8.1′s recent update was a subtle but effective boost. Windows Phone‘s 8.1 power up follows the same cues. It’s not mind-blowing, it’s not world-changing, it’s nothing to jump around and scream about, but it turns Windows Phone into something it’s never quite been before: an OS that’s totally good enough.


Goodbye, My Friends. I'm Outta Here

So today is my last day at Gizmodo. Or, well, Friday was, and by now I am relaxing somewhere not thinking about gadgets. But in any case, I’m done.


25 Websites Hooters Won't Let You Ogle

For reasons I’ll get into at a later date, Matt, Barrett and I are currently working from a Hooters in mid-town Manhattan with free Wi-Fi. Here are 25 sites their content filter will not let us access.


'Magnetic Woman' May Just Be Really Dirty

This woman claims to be magnetic. I mean, look at all those small, light, metal objects sticking to her! But you’ve gotta wonder if they’re not just sticking to a thick layer of dried sweat.


Here's A Much More Realistic FaceTime iPhone 4 Commercial

Those FaceTime-based iPhone 4 ads sure are shmaltzy! This one is a little closer to what people are actually experiencing with the service. And yes, that’s an older iPhone. Try to look past it.


Why You Should Keep Your Facebook Profile Private

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You know that potential employers check your Facebook profile, right? Here’s the absolute worst-case scenario if that were to happen. [Wiseguy Pictures]


Google Founders Getting The Feature Film Treatment

We’ve all seen the trailer for The Social Network (MARK!), but Zuckerberg’s not the only rich nerd being played by someone more attractive than he really is in a movie: a Google movie is in the works.


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Cosmo's Sex Position Of The Day App To Make Your Sex Life More Uncomfortable

Cosmo’s sex advice always seemed a little suspect to me ever since the time a girl tried to press a cantaloupe up on my grundle mid-coitus*. But hey, maybe I just wasn’t adventurous enough for her forward-thinking ways!


Mmm... Ubiquitous Phone

These lovely Homer Simpson iPhone decals might be pictured on 3GSes, but I’m sure they’d look just as fun on an iPhone 4. $US10. [Etsy via NerdApproved]


Cornucopia Bag Designed For Farmer's Market Shoppers

Apparently, you need a special bag for when you go shopping for fresh produce and sundries at your local farmer’s market, and that bag is the Cornucopia Bag.


Japanese Arcade Game Has A Tablecloth Controller

The Tablecloth Hour is an arcade game in Tokyo’s Taito station. It’s a game in which you try to pull a tablecloth off a table without disturbing the dishes. Yep.