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Gizmodo's Weekly Australian Internet Update
This week in internet.
Free Games Friday
Free games for a lazy weekend.
Netflix Movie Night
Ockers, ozploitation, the outback and other authentic Australiana.
Get all the trailers you need in one place!
Galaxy Trucker on Android, Geometry Wars 3 on iOS and more.
Periscope on Android, Battle of Gods: Ascension on iOS and more.
Plucky Rush on Android, Korg iM1 on iOS and more.
All The News You Missed Overnight
Google's 2015 Nexus devices, Sony Z3+ and more.
Wednesday's Biggest Stories
Music Maniac on Android, Orby Widget on iOS and more.
Free legal music downloads. It’s the holy grail for both pirates looking to go legit and misers. Finally it seems to have arrived in the form of QTrax, a silverlight-based free music download service that – perhaps most surprising of all – is available to Australians. There is a pretty big catch though…
Microsoft is looking for developers to work on Silverlight for the Xbox 360. Why does that matter? Because Silverlight is the same way apps are written for Windows Phone 7, and it runs on desktops too. Meaning: Apps.
Microsoft’s Menlo prototype, previously believed to be a Windows tablet in the wake of Courier’s untimely demise, is actually a prototype mobile device, complete with 3-axis accelerometer and a digital pressure barometer. Yes, a barometer.
With Windows Phone 7 out, everyone has forgotten about the other Microsoft handsets, the allegedly Sidekick-derived Turtle and Pure mobile phones. Someone got a peek into the firmware, which confirms some of the rumours about these “not-so-dumb” mobile phones.
Download links are live for the latest version of Microsoft’s softly maligned not-Flash plugin, and they come bearing gifts. Ars breaks the new features down:
In today’s entry of “WTF Really?”, we have a Netflix spokesperson saying that they have to lay off 50 of their “technical specialists” because Silverlight, Microsoft’s Flash-esque video player tech, is so damn easy to use.