How The Cast Of Fury Trained For The Most Realistic WWII Film Yet

Fury, the WWII film starring Brad Pitt, opens in Australian cinemas on October 23. The story follows a five-man tank crew as they make the last push into Nazi Germany in April 1945. And, to get things right, the filmmakers brought in a military advisor with 22 years of experience.


Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth

Cory Richards, a NatGeo photographer and The North Face team climber, was the first American to summit an 8,000-metre peak in the winter. We asked about his life as a climber and adventure photographer.


This Short Film Explains Our Fascination With Talking To Computers

Using names like Siri, Cortana, and Google Now, advanced algorithms and technologies that would have baffled engineers and scientists half a century ago now rest in the palm of our hands. Talking with technology is the future of computing — mainly because that’s the way we’re built to communicate.


11 Awesomely Terrible Movies You Should Watch Right Now

Who doesn’t love great films? But it takes a certain sort of person (and a certain sort of patience) to appreciate, and even love, films that may never be considered cinematic greatness. But we love them all the same.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Frozen Synapse on Android, SoundGrid on iOS and Rayman Fiesta Run on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Fitbit Surge: Is This A $250 Fitness-Focused Smartwatch?

We got an exclusive look last week at Fitbit’s refresh of the Fitbit Force fitness tracker with the Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Charge HR, but that appears to have been only part of what the company has in store. The Verge reports that Fitbit will also be launching its own smartwatch, known as the Fitbit Surge.


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review: The Best At Being Big

While Apple has only just released its first huge phone, Samsung’s gargantuan Note is already on its fourth iteration. In a lot of ways, it’s the big phone that started this runaway screen-size race. But even though it’s facing an ever-growing army of up-sized competitors, the Note 4 is the only giant phone that gets it right.


Report: Microsoft May Be Launching A Wearable In The Coming Weeks

According to Forbes, Microsoft is planning to counter Apple and Google’s wearable ambitions with its own device in the coming weeks. Forbes says that the device will be a smartwatch “that will passively track the wearer’s heart rate and work across several mobile platforms.”


NBN Co Announces The First 140 Suburbs To Get FTTN

It’s time. After much administrative arseing around, political double-speak, and general tapping of feet to pass the time, NBN Co has recommitted itself to the task of building the nation’s fast fibre network, this time with fibre-to-the-node as its design. The government’s broadband behemoth outed 140 new suburbs that will commence building FTTN services within a year. Are you on the list?


The Wall-E Version Of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar Looks Incredible

It’s no surprise that I love this. This movie trailer uses footage from Wall-E, my favourite Pixar movie ever, and transforms the story to match the trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, which from what we’ve seen so far, is going to be fantastic. The result? An absolute thrill ride.


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