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Hey, Internet Old Timers, What Was Life Like During The Web's Early Days?

Before fibre optic cables, before Wi-Fi, before you got bombarded with enough AOL free trial CDs to build your family a (very weak and ineffective) home, the internet was a vastly simpler thing. So, tell us, you internet pioneers, what was life like during the wild west days of the early internet?


Do We Really Need Unlimited Cloud Storage?

This morning, Microsoft did a good thing. A great thing. The folks at Redmond got together to give us a bit of an early Christmas present. To spoil us. They decided that everyone using Office 365 should get unlimited storage. Not a terabyte of storage or cheap storage, but unlimited storage. It’s totally awesome to have and other companies will likely follow suit, but do we really need it?


In Honour Of 30 Years Of The Terminator, What Is The Best Robot Ever?

On Oct. 26, 1984, audiences every where met The Terminator, one of the most badass examples of technological terror that ever existed. The T-800 represented humanity’s crushed hopes of a bright future powered by our own electronic genius, and even today the premise is still terrifying.


Tell Us Your Online Dating Success Stories

Everyone has online dating horror stories. The stories of people actually meeting and falling in love, however, are a lot more rare. But we love love, so if you have an online dating success story, we want to hear it.


What's The Coolest Future Application For VR?

VR is coming. At this stage, with everything from mind-blowing hi-def Oculus Rift kits to the cheap and cheerful Google Cardboard in existence, that much is pretty clear. But although the tech is there, the applications — beyond immersive gaming — are only just starting to trickle out.


Can You Get Handoff To Work In OS X Yosemite?

When Apple first announced OS X Yosemite, Handoff was one of the features I was most excited about. And then this week, when the Yosemite update arrived, I was stoked to use it. Unfortunately, I can’t — and not just because of compatibility issues either.


What Are Tech's Biggest Blunders?

With great reward comes risk, and tech companies are probably pretty familiar with that sentiment. Each product, service, or device is a gamble on whether it will resonate, successfully separating us from our discretionary income, or languish on stockroom shelves, untouched.


Celebrate 25 Seasons Of Treehouse Of Horror By Watching The Simpsons

Quick! Stop what you’re doing (including reading this), and go watch television history. The Simpsons will be airing the 25 instalment of a now national Halloween tradition known as Treehouse of Horror.


What's The Best Worst Amazon Review You've Ever Seen?

Amazon is at once one of the best and worst things that could’ve happened to the human race — it’s also one of the most universally popular. And what happens when you combine the unwashed, oblivious masses with an open customer review platform? Magic is what happens. You get magic.


Reddit Just Bought An Aussie-Made App And Made It An 'Official' iOS Reddit Client

If you browse Reddit from an iOS device, you’re probably doing it via Alien Blue. It’s an Aussie-made app and it’s the best way to view the self-styled front page of the internet on your Apple gadgets. It turns out that Reddit knows a good app when it sees it: the company behind the social content sharing platform just bought the Australian-made app and made it the unofficial official way to browse Reddit on iOS.


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