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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 Week's Top Comedy Video: Insufferable Brunch

Video: Instagram went down for a while today, bringing everybody’s Saturday brunch routine to a screeching halthow do I drink this latte without showing it to the world?! But these bros somehow found a way to have a weekend breakfast run that went even worse.


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Pin It

Pinterest is great! You just hop on, search through fun pictures, and pin the images, recipes, and projects you love! And keep scrolling and pinning. And scrolling. And pinning. Until you just can’t stop.


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Rust Cohle Explains Time

Rust Cohle from True Detective is a font of bleak, perplexing wisdom. Just listen to him explain time and dimensions. But man, he looks a little… different here, doesn’t he?


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Veronica Mars

Although the Veronica Mars movie hit an unanticipated speed bump today, we’re still thrilled that it got made. We’re betting the Kickstarter backers who got speaking roles in the movie are even more excited. See if you can spot them in this clip!


This Week's Top Comedy Video: NSA On TV

What goes on in the shrouded, secret meetings at NSA headquarters? How does the agency monitoring every electronic communication you ever sent or received figure out who to spy on every day? Turns out, it’s a lot like the meetings at that other shadowy three-letter spy agency, TMZ.


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Putin's Local Olympics Commercial

The Sochi Winter Olympics were Russia’s chance to cultivate a powerful image on the world stage. Whether they achieved that is still up for debate. But did you ever wonder how Russia promoted the Olympics to its home audience? Turns out, they went for a slightly different aesthetic.


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Comparing RoboCop With Its Inspiration

Can a remake of a legendary classic ever live up to its inspiration? That’s the challenge set before José Padilha’s RoboCop and film critic Peter Rosenthal takes us through the key differences between the 2014 remake and its inspiration, a classic from the bygone era of silent film.


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Reggie Watts Teaches Science

Man, imagine if you could go back in time and replace your dull, boring high school science teacher with someone cool. Someone who’d help make you smart, and listen to your feelings too. Someone like Reggie Watts. You literally wouldn’t believe all the stuff he’d teach you.


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Sustainable Kidnapping

We live in an increasingly eco-conscious world. With organic food, local crop shares and sustainable business, we can give back to our communities. So why not give a green makeover to one of the oldest trades out there? That’s right, we’re talking about kidnapping — the sustainable way!


This Week's Top Comedy Video: Spielberg Missed The Mark With ET

The Onion‘s Peter K. Rosenthal takes a look back at Steven Spielberg’s 1982 classic E.T., and comes away with a less-than-glowing review. The movie, Rosenthal maintains, did viewers a great disservice, and missed a crucial opportunity, in never once showing the creature that gave the movie its title. Confused? Just watch and all will be revealed.