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Listen To Gizmodo's Editor On ABC's Download This Show

Gizmodo editor Luke Hopewell swung by ABC Radio National this afternoon to chat to Download This Show about the anniversary of the SMS, the state of the Australian taxi industry and how to stay safe online at Christmas.


Uber Sydney Review: The Car Service Of The Future Is Not Without Issues

I hate cabs. Hate them. I’m a Sydney-sider and when I get into a cab, it’s because I have no other option. If I can, I walk or catch the train. Uber is a private car service born out of San Francisco that you book luxury transport with the flick of an app, and it promises to revolutionise the way Sydney-siders get around. We tested Uber and found out that some pretty serious unanswered questions lie beneath the surface. Update: Uber has officially launched in Sydney.


Would You Feel Safe In A Taxi With This Much Tech?

GPS units may cause accidents through distraction but at least one Sydney taxi driver clearly believes that there’s no such thing as too much technology in-car. By our count there’s at least ten devices surrounding the driver. Is that even legal?