Australian Stories

Breakfast Wrap: Monday Night's Top Stories

Stop Bending The Apple Store’s iPhones So wasteful I wanna scream with frustration.

This Tiny 3G Chip Will Pump The Internet Into Anything Not even your clothes can get away from the internet.

Facebook Is Going To Use Its Data To Sell Ads On Third-Party Sites Your Facebook data will be used to target ads at you even when you’re not on Facebook.

Holy Crap, The New GoPro Hero4 Video Quality Is Insane That is not even an exaggeration.

Report: New iMacs With Retina Displays Could Be On The Way Soon This took way longer than I thought.


The Joy And Misery Of Life With A Grotesquely Large Smartwatch

Brought to life by a Kickstarter campaign that raised nearly $US1 million last year, the Neptune Pine is the most literal interpretation of the word “smartwatch”. It’s a huge, phone-like Android device that you strap to your wrist in order to feel smart. The $US350 Neptune Pine does almost everything you would expect your phone to do — it just does it all badly. I just spent a few weeks trying the Neptune Pine, so you don’t have to.


SBS To Offer 400 Movies On-Demand And Completely Free

Everyone loves a freebie! SBS is satiating our need for sweet online movie content from next month with 400 titles going up completely free to you, the user.


The World's Largest Passenger Aircraft Just Took Off For The World's Longest Flight

Qantas flight QF7 has just left the ground in Sydney, on its way to Dallas-Fort Worth Airport in Texas. This is the outbound leg of the world’s longest flight route, but from today onwards, it has another point of difference: the equipment flying that route is one of Qantas’ Airbus A380s, the world’s largest passenger aircraft.


Apple iPhone 6: Australian Review

So what if you don’t want a giant phone in your life? What if 4.7 inches is all you need? Try the iPhone 6. As we found out from our review, you’re unlikely to be disappointed.


Research: Most New Movies Aren't Available On Streaming Services

Think that Netflix is your saviour when it comes to getting movies online? Think again: new research from KPMG has found that very few new-release movies are coming to the video on-demand streaming services.


Can-Am Is Still Making Three-Wheeled Motorbikes, And Now There's A New One

Honestly, I don’t understand the hate surrounding the Can-Am Spyder. It’s a motorbike/trike with two wheels at the back and a single wheel at the front. To me it honestly, looks like a trike that George Clooney’s Batman would ride if it were all black and had guns poking out the front. Despite the hate for the Spyder, Can-Am went ahead and made a new one, and it looks pretty awesome.


Audi S1 Sportback: Australian Hands On

Want to get an Audi S model in your life but afraid you can’t afford it? The new Audi S1 Quattro might be just what you need. We went driving around the wilds of Tasmania with the new beastly hot hatch, and it’s incredible.


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

Today’s best deals include Halo: Spartan Asslt. on Windows Phone, Numerics on iOS and Doodle Kingdom on Android. Deals end without warning, so be quick!



Product Finder

Find more great products at