Thursday’s Biggest Stories

Thursday’s Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day’s biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you’ve been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

Apple TV (2015): Australian Review
After years and years of rumours about the future of Apple TV, we finally have a new one. It’s real, it’s beautiful, and it’s going to change the way you use your living room.

Cloud Passport: Australia To Trial Passport-Free Travel
I hate my passport. Hate it. I leave it everywhere, my photo is stupid (mostly because of my stupid face), and they cost a boatload to replace every few years. Australia has signalled that it might be time to leave the humble passport behind, however, with a new passport-free travel trial it’s calling Cloud Passport.

Dashcams: Watch Tesla’s Autopilot Stop A Head-On Collision
This video makes me wince in fear. A Tesla owner with a dashcam just gave us a look at how good the collision prevention capabilities of Model S’ autopilot system are. A car turned in front of the Model S from the opposite turning lane and the Tesla Autopilot system deftly manages to avoid the accident.

Dyson And LG Are Fighting Over Who Has The Most Powerful Cordless Vacuum
Dyson prides itself on having some of the best vacuums in the industry, and proudly says so in its advertising material. But that’s no longer the case: Dyson has been bested by LG and its CordZero cordless vacuum, and has pledged to remove advertising material from stores

Sonos PLAY:5 Wireless Speaker: Australian Review
Sonos’s new Play:5 speaker is about the size of a regular bookshelf speaker — the kind that you’d have paired up next to your TV, for a small home theatre setup — but it packs so much more power.