Australian Stories

We're Testing This Crazy Futuristic Segway Crossover This Week, And It's Awesome

Video: We get to test a lot of cool stuff at Gizmodo, but this one is by far the coolest.


Melbourne Might Finally Get Some Decent Public Transport Apps Now

Can you hear that, Melbourne? It’s the sound of developers rushing to put the State Government’s recently released public transportation dataset into a decent public transport app you can use!


John Oliver Helps Explain Why April Fools' Day Is Terrible In Every Way

Host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight and Lord of Common Sense, John Oliver, is here to help. He’s here to explain to us why today, April the First, also know as April Fools’ Day, is the worst thing ever.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Australian Review

Holy crap. This is the best Samsung phone ever made.


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

Today’s best deals include Marksta on iOS, Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath on Android and BRIEFR Messaging on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Nitflux: The New Zealand Version Of Netflix Is Hilarious Because Accents

Video: The Australian version of Netflix might have set a few people off over the lack of content in the catalogue, but this video of the New Zealand Netflix “competitor” shows that it could be much worse.


Tidal Lossless Streaming: Here's A Not So New Music Streaming Service That Sounds Freaking Amazing

If you think all the streaming music in your Spotify library sounds like crap, perhaps some star power can help? At a press conference in New York, Jay Z and all his celebrity buddies teamed up to re-launch Tidal: a lossless music streaming service that will cost you double what the others do.


Top Gear Boss Emails Goodbye To BBC After Clarkson Sacking

Hope is fading daily that Top Gear as we know it will return. Jeremy Clarkson has been sacked, James and Richard won’t do it without him, and now the show’s head producer has sent an email to his team thanking them for their good work under the subject line: “Au revoir”. Uh oh.


A Bunch Of Celebs Are Turning Their Twitter Profiles Blue To Shill For Jay Z's Music Streaming Service

If you follow your favourite artists on Twitter, you may notice something a little different in your stream this week. All of them have turned their profile pictures and banner images blue.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Australian Pricing And Release Date

I hope you’re ready to empty your wallets: the Galaxy S6 Edge is super expensive.