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I Wore A $554,000 F-35 Helmet And It Blew My Mind

Let me get this out of the way: the trillion dollar US F-35 fighter jet program is an embarrassing mess. But it’s hard not to marvel at the very expensive technology’s promises. This conflict squeezed my brain this week, when the Air Force stopped by Gizmodo’s US office with a $US400,000 ($554,212) F-35 helmet in hand. They even let me wear it.


Use Your Siri Remote To Control Your Mac

The Apple TV brings with it a revamped, Siri-powered remote control to make it easier for you to jump between menus, navigate through content and beat your high score on Crossy Road. With a simple hack the remote can also be used to control your Mac OS X machine. Here’s how it’s done.


The Cheapest Prices In Australia For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080

The tech world has been waiting years for NVIDIA to release a GPU on the advanced 16nm process, and as of late yesterday evening Australian retailers were finally allowed to start selling them.

So here it is: a list of the cheapest places in Australia you can buy a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080.


Australian Architects Are Using Drones For Building Inspections

The use of drones in the world of architecture is set to rise dramatically, with both an increase of building height in Australia’s cities and suburbs and contractual obligations for appropriate maintenance and pre-purchase due diligence reports making the fly-by camera an easier option.


Alta Could Become The Tesla Of Electric Motorcycles

Since 2007, the guys behind the California-based startup Alta Motors have been working to bring the ultimate enthusiast bike to the American market, and that product is just about here. The company’s first electric motorcycle, called the Redshift, is slated to begin deliveries later this year, and is backordered by over three months.

But Mark Fenigstein, Alta Motors co-founder and CEO, told Tech Insider that it wasn’t until Tesla became popular that consumer demand for electric motorcycles really took off.


NVIDIA's PC Gaming Business Doubled In Three Years

It’s Computex week, which means one thing: it’s time to talk tech. Computex is the largest technology trade show and vendor conference in the world, running for five days across various buildings, conference halls, VIP rooms and hotel suites throughout Taipei, Taiwan.

But this week’s particularly important for gamers, because it marks the launch of the first generation of graphics cards on new manufacturing process. For NVIDIA, that means talking about Pascal. And for it’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, that means talking about PC games.


$180M Worth Of Australia's Confiscated Bitcoin To Be Auctioned

24,518 Bitcoins considered “the proceeds of crime” and confiscated by police are set to be auctioned in June, making it the first sale of its kind outside the US — where the sale set a standing for the cryptocurrency to be considered legal.

Valued at $182,136,917 in total, the Bitcoin will be sold in blocks of 2,000 so as not to negatively affect the market.


Justice League Confirms A Returning Villain

Jessica Lange is done with American Horror Story. What could DC have planned for the Legion of Superheroes in live action? The cast of The Flash break down what the season two finale means for the show’s future. Plus, new pictures from Valerian and Star Trek Beyond, and Noah Hawley on Legion. Spoilers get!


Iran Demands Social Media Sites Store Data Within Its Borders

Iran has announced that all social media sites must store any data relating to Iranian citizens only on servers inside the country’s borders.


Seatfrog Lets You Upgrade Your Flight Right Up To The Last Minute

An Australian startup is helping you to upgrade your flights right up until you board. Seatfrog is a new app to auction seats that would otherwise fly empty. You can pay right there in the app and a boarding pass will be issued direct to your phone.


Asus Just Announced a MacBook Clone and Adorable Home Robot

Asus has been busy announcing a slew of new products at the Computex 2016 technology expo in Taiwan. Here are some of the highlights — including a super skinny new MacBook rival and an insanely cute house robot.


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