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The Gear That Helped Me Survive Camping With Bear Grylls

What clothes, boots, knives and backpacks does the editor of an adventure travel site fall back on when he’s feeling intimidated? This is the best of the best, the stuff I took with me to go camping with Bear Grylls, and how it performed. Not all of it survived.


Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman Put Gorilla Glass To The Test

Businesses have to advertise their products and while no one appreciates being pitched to, there are good ways of going about it and… well, not so good ways. Corning has managed to put together are more appealing method of selling its super-tough and scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass by recruiting Mythbusters pair Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to show off the qualities of its transparent aluminium (at least, that’s what Montgomery Scott would call it).


When Porn And Virtual Reality Collide [NSFW]

The porn of the future is titillating. As virtual reality matures, we’ll be aroused in three-dimensional immersive alternative realities, interacting with super-lifelike porn stars customised to our taste. People will look back on our passive and lonely 2D smut and pity us. But… when?


Stan Streaming Service: Australian Hands On

When StreamCo burst onto the scene in Australia promising a better way to stream for all, we thought it was a big promise with a stupid name. Now that we’ve heard all about its exclusives, its price and its new name — Stan — we’re excited (and still not convinced that the name is quite right).


Gizmodo Visits NASA: Taking Virtual Reality To A Whole New Level

We’ve seen how NASA recreates the vacuum of space right here on Earth, but what about the gravity of space? What about the forces of inertia? When large objects move and behave so differently, how to you train for a mission so you know what to expect when you get there? Like this.


Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review: The Ultimate Outdoor Computer?

Need to edit photos and videos in the field? How about the forest or up the side of a mountain in Iceland? All while filing stories as you go? We do, and we’ve been dragging the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 around to get that job done. Here’s how it performs.


It's Official: Netflix To Launch In Australia And New Zealand In March 2015

Netflix is finally coming to Australia, with the company announcing its intentions to launch Down Under in March 2015.


Nokia N1: A $250 Android Tablet That Looks Like An iPad Mini

Nokia may have relinquished control of the Lumia brand, but it’s far from giving up on hardware. It’s just announced the new N1: $US250 Android tablet.


16 Things You Can Do In Android Lollipop That You Couldn't Do In KitKat

After what feels like a long time since we saw the L Preview first appear, Google is now rolling out the final version of Android 5.0 Lollipop to its existing Nexus devices, and it also appears on the brand new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 gadgets. Get to know the best version of Android yet by working through this selection of tips and tricks, covering all of the new features, major and minor, that are built into the operating system.


Part Live, Part Virtual: This Massive Australian Military Exercise Simulates An Entire War

The military is often an early adopter when it comes to technology. If there’s any way for them to gain an advantage, it’s worth looking into — and we’re used to seeing some of its cool gadgets and flight sims.

What we hear less about are the departments of the Australian military dedicated to tying all of these things together, from the grunts to the brass — and the scope of their exercises is astonishing.


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