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

Today’s best deals include Stealth on iOS, Color Splash Effect Pro on Android and Plight Of The Zombie on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Formula E's First Race Ends With A Massive Crash

The first ever all-electric Formula E race happened in Beijing over the weekend, and despite the mostly silent competition, there was one particular racing incident that was more exciting than anything Formula 1 has shown in a while.


Who Has The Best Value iPhone 6 Plan In Australia?

So you’re buying an iPhone 6. Good for you! New gadgets are always fun. Heed this warning, however: just because you’re seduced by the shiny doesn’t mean you should bankrupt yourself making it yours. Here’s the absolute cheapest way to get yourself a new iPhone 6 on a plan in Australia.



Microsoft Is Working On Streaming Xbox Games To Your Browser: Report

Streaming games over the internet has yet to massively take off, especially here in Australia where such a service would unusable without local servers. If reports are to believed, that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from plugging away at its own browser-based technology, which would allow users to play Xbox games on their PC (or other browser-equipped device). Say what?


Listen To A Pilot With Hypoxia, Guided By ATC, Safely Land A Learjet

Commercial airliners (and other high-altitude craft) are pressurised for a reason — along with it being a fair bit colder up there, there’s less oxygen for us to breathe. Above 10,000 feet (3000m) It doesn’t take long for a condition known as hypoxia, or oxygen deprivation, to set in, causing a range of symptoms that replicate intoxication.


Sandisk Readies 512GB SD Card, Because Size Matters When It Comes To Flash

Regardless of how you slice it, 512GB is a lot of bytes. Sure, typical hard drives are comfortably in the terabyte-plus range, but in the fast-improving world of flash memory, this number is very much in the upper tiers. However! We’re not talking SSDs here, no, Sandisk has just announced it’ll be pushing out a 512GB SD card for all those outrageously high-definition video cameras and DSLRs.


Make Your Abode Dangerously Cool With The Filmography Of Guns

Movies have given birth to guns of all shapes, sizes and destruction-dispensing abilities, but being able to recall precisely what they look like? Don’t worry, that’s why they invented coffee table books and awesome posters, like those from US artist Cathryn Lavery.


More Chromebook 11 And 14 Specs From HP Australia

A pair of new Chromebooks are on their way to Australia via HP and if you’ve been wondering about what sort of hardware these machines will pack, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll have to wait for October to get your hands on them, but it’s probably a good idea to find out if they’re what you need in the first place.


iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus: Virgin Official Pricing

Virgin’s pricing for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is now live. Here’s what you’ll be shelling out.


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