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The Samsung Galaxy Note7 officially launched in Australia on Friday. As befits a new flagship smartphone, all major telcos have released a range of plans for the device. If you’re contemplating a new mobile phone contract and have your heart set on the Galaxy Note7, this comprehensive plan breakdown will help you make the right decision.
Soon enough, you'll stay connected to your social media even from 40,000 feet as you travel on Australia's national carriers. A few months after Qantas promised free inflight internet via NBN satellite, Virgin has promised similarly zippy inflight Wi-Fi on both domestic and international flights from the middle of next year.
Space tourism sounds pretty fun, if exorbitantly expensive. The ticket to ride is far from the only pricy thing about it. Building a spaceport for launches and returns costs hundreds of millions. So why does Sir Richard Branson now want to build one in the UK, right after finishing one in America — which isn't even sending folks to low orbit yet?
It might be the NRL Grand Final between the Cowboys and Broncos today, but yesterday it was all about the AFL season decider, with the Hawks facing off against the Eagles. Part of the pre-match celebrations involved a flyover by a Virgin Airlines Airbus A330, but it did a little more than just blast over the Melbourne Cricket Ground... the pilots also went for an aerial wander.
It's iPhone frenzy day, and this morning in Sydney saw a pretty decent queue outside Australia's flagship Apple Store and all the high-street stores of the country's major telcos. So, if you avoided the line earlier today, are you able to duck into a store right now and pick one up?
8am Friday. That's when you'll have to be in the line at the Apple store to get your hands on the latest and greatest iPhone, the new 6s and 6s Plus. (Lindsay, that's when you'll have to wake up and crawl out of your tent.) Apple is saying that it'll have stock in a bunch of stores, but that demand will be high — so get in early.
Hot on the heels of Optus' iPhone 6s pricing, Virgin has now announced its own pricing for the two new phones. This is how much you'll pay if you want an iPhone on Virgin, which is offering both double data and data rollover.
Up until a week ago, the crazy idea that a company would beam internet service around the entire planet from the sky was just that: a crazy idea. Then, in the span of a few days, we've heard details from not one but three tech behemoths that want to do just that. This fantasy is becoming a reality, and fast.
Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what went wrong in the tragic crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo. While the National Transportation Safety Board has been looking into an issue with the braking system, the agency has released details from surviving pilot Peter Siebold about how he managed to escape the exploding spacecraft.