Breakfast Wrap

Breakfast Wrap: Wednesday Night's Top Stories

Google’s Inbox App Wants To Read Your Email So You Don’t Have To I can see this revolutionising email.

Report: Solar Is Way Worse Than Other Renewables I wonder how different it would be if solar cells were manufactured somewhere other than China.

Apple Quietly Launched A Business Listings Service For Maps Not that it will get you switching over from Google Maps.

There’s Already An iOS 8.1 Jailbreak For The iPhone 6 If you still even jailbreak at all.

A ‘Smartwatch’ For Kindergarteners Is The Only Smartwatch You Need Seriously. It does everything.


Breakfast Wrap: Tuesday Night's Top Stories

Engineers Create Real Back To The Future Hoverboard, And It Really Works Major caveats apply though.

Don’t Get Too Excited About That New ‘Hoverboard’ Just Yet The above-mentioned caveats detailed here.

‘Flying Car’ Crash Leaves Two Injured What a crazy image, the one where it’s mid-air with a parachute.

Scientists Produce Rounded Crystals That Could Lead To 3D-Printed Pills Could that possibly mean cheaper print-it-yourself medication?

Why The FBI Director Is Wrong About Encryption He’s trying to convince everyone of some kind of fantasy.



Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

How To Find Long-Lost Passwords Hiding In Your Browser It’s not best-practice for your security, but it helps to find that old forum password.

How To Protect Your Data Before Your Phone Gets Stolen Don’t wait until it’s loo late!

How To Free Up Space On An Android Phone Or Tablet Don’t let your Android tablet suffer.

Tipping Rescue Raft Makes It Easier To Pull People From The Water How did it take us this long to think of this? Hello, Bondi Rescue.

Scattering Your Ashes Into The Stratosphere Is A Very Final Sendoff Attention loved ones: this is how I want to go.


Breakfast Wrap: Everything You Need To Know From Apple's iPad Event

A Fully Loaded iMac With Retina Will Cost You $5279 It starts at $2999 though, thank goodness.

Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3: Australian Pricing, Release Date So much thin.

The iPad Mini 3 Is Just The iPad Mini 2 With Touch ID In fact, it’s probably not worth getting.

iPad Air 2: Faster And Thinner (And Golder) Than Ever I didn’t realise I didn’t want the airgap until it was removed.

OS X Yosemite Is Out Today — And It’s Free It’s worth getting, especially if you’re heavily invested in iOS 8.

Aussies To Miss Out On Apple SIM With New iPads Bummer. This was one of the best bits from today’s announcements.




Breakfast Wrap: Monday Night's Top Stories

Source Of Snapchat Hack Says Only 500MB Of Data Affected That’s still 10,000 photos!

Report: Redesigned iTunes Store Will Be As Flat As iOS 8 Here’s a sneaky peek.

Dropbox Deletes A Bunch Of User Files From The Cloud If you use Selective Sync, you might be screwed.

Clickhole Skewers The Kids-React-To-Old-Tech Genre Perfectly They made them listen to their parents fighting. That’s messed up.

GT Advanced Court Filing Reveals Apple’s $US50 Million Penalty For Leaks It doesn’t guarantee against leaks, but it’s a good deterrent.


Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

How To Measure Distance In Space Just like driving on Australia’s highways, assume it’s going to take you years to get anywhere.

Fly On Board With These Quadrotors Racing Through A Forest I need one of these in my life.

How Fighter Jets Lock On (And How The Targets Know) Turns out it takes a lot of smarts to blow something out of the sky.

Happy Hour: I Took A Bath In A Giant Tub Of Beer (For My Health) Hungover-me finds this a tough read.

7 Spectacular Crowdfunding Fails Crowdfunders beware…


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