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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On The NBN, Piracy And Launching In Australia

Reed Hastings is the brains behind the brains of Netflix. He’s the guy who started it way back when, and he’s now bringing it to Australia. We sat down with Hastings: why now to launch in Australia? Why does he have a broken leg? Will it have Australian-made Original content when it launches here and why is piracy something he’s really afraid of?

Inside Audi's Robotic Car Factory Of The Future

Cars are evolving. We’ve gone from exclusively burning dead fossils in our petrol tanks to charging them up at the wall overnight, and now we’re even thinking about using even fancier ways to get our vehicles from A-to-B. With fancier cars has to come fancier production methods. Step inside the top-secret Audi production facility in Germany where humans work hand-in-servo with robots to build thousands of custom cars a day.


Exclusive First Footage: GoPro's Buttery Smooth High-Def Slow Motion

The baddest action camera on the block is about to get even better. We just got an exclusive look at the first GoPro camera to capture silky smooth 240fps slow motion in glorious high definition. We’ve got the very first footage from a GoPro Hero4 equipped with a hot new firmware update that will bring that and much more. And I scored that footage at the Winter X Games this weekend while strapped to a snowboard.


How Dolby Vision Works, And How It Could Revolutionise TVs Forever

There are three ways that television displays can be improved, two of which you’re probably already familiar with: you can up the density of the pixels or increase the refresh rate. But Dolby has taken to improving the third factor: It’s building a better and brighter pixel.


Fitbit Charge, Charge HR And Surge Leak Again In Sports Authority Ad

Sports Authority is the latest source of leaked images of Fitbit’s forthcoming activity trackers. An email advertisement sent to us by a tipster lists the unannounced Charge, Charge HR, and Surge trackers as available for pre-order. They’re not, but it’s almost certain that they will be soon.


Exclusive: Fitbit Charge And Charge HR Images And Full Features List

After earlier reports that Fitbit may be working on two new activity trackers, a tipster has sent us what appears to be official marketing materials that give us our first clear look at both the Fitbit Charge and Charge HD. Not only do we have a full feature rundown for each of these trackers, but the cleanest look yet at the devices themselves.


Get Ready For A Big Week With Gizmodo Australia

It’s always on at Gizmodo Australia. We’re always bringing you the latest news and reviews from Australia and around the world, but this week is particularly packed with great content. Check out what we have in store.


Here's What The Tesla Model S Will Cost In Australia

The Model S from Tesla Motors is coming to Australia, and we now know the all-important price ahead of its official release date.


Beat By Dre: The Exclusive Inside Story Of How Monster Lost The World

There’s never been anything like Beats By Dre. The bulky rainbow headphones are a gaudy staple of planes, clubs and footpaths everywhere: as mammoth, beloved and expensive as their namesake. But Dr Dre didn’t just hatch the flashy lineup from his freight train chest: The venture began as an unlikely partnership between a record-industry powerhouse and a boutique audio company best known for making expensive HDMI cables.


Inside Jim Henson's Creature Shop: Where Gadgets And Dreams Collide

It’s not often that you get a chance to see the place where your childhood memories were literally built. It’s kind of like peeling back the curtain on your dreams and finding the architects of them busily at work, pulling the strings, painting the scenery and creating the characters you will vividly remember decades later. That’s what it’s like to visit Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.