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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.


This New Hubble Pic Takes Us Halfway To The Edge Of The Universe

This is a new picture taken by the Hubble Telescope that shows us the universe in more detail than we’ve ever seen it. It’s a 14-hour exposure that shows objects at various stages and distances in cosmic history — showing tiny objects that would appear a billion times fainter if looked upon with our weak human eyes.


The Story Behind That Giant Astronaut Floating Around Coachella

Last year, Coachella’s main event art installation was a giant snail. But this year, the mobile art installation at the popular music festival is a three storey tall astronaut, formally known as “Escape Velocity”. And it’s totally awesome.


Watch Five Giant Cat Excavators Play The World's Biggest Game Of Jenga

Twenty-seven wooden blocks weighing 270kg each? That’s no regular game of Jenga — that’s a job for a team of five giant, yet agile, Cat excavators and telehandlers to take on. Just some machines having fun.


Amazon Fire TV Review: A Fast Ride That Will Cost You

Take your pick of streaming devices — there are already plenty out there. Amazon says its new Fire TV can best every Roku, Chromecast and Apple TV in the land on speed, ease of use and a treasure box of extras. In most cases, Fire TV delivers on those promises. But it comes at a price.


Fire TV: Everything You Need To Know About Amazon's Streaming Box

Amazon has kicked off its arrival to the streaming party with the announcement of a new $US100 device called Fire TV in the US. Here’s everything you need to know about it.


Gmail Turns 10

Take heed, because there’s a lot of bad stuff out there on the internet today. But there’s one thing that’s very good and useful: it’s Gmail, and today your favourite email service is celebrating its 10th birthday.


Amazon's Streaming Device: Everything We Think We Know

Amazon is hosting a TV-centric event in New York on Wednesday, where it will most likely reveal a streaming device. So what’s that lil’ thing going to look like? Here are the mostly likely answers to your biggest questions.


A Flaming Lips Album Syncs With Dark Side Of The Moon And Wizard Of Oz

OK bear with us for a second: in 2009 the Flaming Lips covered Dark Side of the Moon. Now they have made that project even Flaming Lips-ier, by releasing an immersive companion album you’re supposed to play along with the original Pink Floyd recording. Oh, and it syncs up with the Wizard of Oz apparently.


Video: Beyonce's 'Grown Woman', Her Latest Album's Secret Track

Sue me if I don’t find this song inspiring. I’m a grown woman. I can do whatever I want. Seriously, if you need motivation in the morning, just pop this bad boy on repeat.


Don't Buy Plane Tickets On The Weekend If You Want A Good Deal

You’ve probably heard that you’ll find the cheapest airfare on a Tuesday. But according to a new study from travel startup Hopper, that’s a myth. So when can you find the best fares?