It’s Not Just You, a Ton of Google Services Just Went Down

It’s Not Just You, a Ton of Google Services Just Went Down

If you’ve been experiencing issues trying to access Google or YouTube, you’re not alone. Around 9 p.m. on Thursday evening, tons of users worldwide reported problems with Google and the many services under the tech giant’s umbrella, including Google Drive, Gmail, Stadia, the Play Store, and even Nest.

Behold: The Terminator by Poster Artist Tyler Stout

Behold: The Terminator by Poster Artist Tyler Stout

The release of a new Tyler Stout poster is an event. In the pop culture art world, few artists command as much anticipation and excitement as the one behind some of the best posters ever for Akira, Kill Bill, The Thing, and Star Wars.

J.K. Simmons Hopes to Play J. Jonah Jameson For a Long Time

J.K. Simmons Hopes to Play J. Jonah Jameson For a Long Time

Jai Courtney talks the shifting dynamics of The Suicide Squad. Rob Paulsen teases what and what not to expect from The Animaniacs’ return. Filming has begun on Star Trek: Discovery’s fourth season. Plus, a gory clip from Raised By Wolves, and more looks at Helstrom. Spoilers now!

Amazon Luna Is Stadia and Microsoft’s Newest Cloud Gaming Competitor

Amazon Luna Is Stadia and Microsoft’s Newest Cloud Gaming Competitor

Amazon finally has a game streaming service. It’s been rumoured for years now and it’s finally here. Starting at $US6 ($9) a month with early access, the new service will have Twitch integration, a special channel just for Ubisoft games, and an optional controller that connects directly to the cloud.

Star Wars: The High Republic’s Answer to Excalibur Is Exquisite

Star Wars: The High Republic’s Answer to Excalibur Is Exquisite

The books that compose the first phase of Star Wars: The High Republic are set to introduce readers to the deep, rich histories that defined the Jedi Order long before the events of The Phantom Menace. They’ll also provide more information about the interstellar wars that have defined the galaxy…

How The New NBN Upgrades Will Make Internet Speeds Faster

How The New NBN Upgrades Will Make Internet Speeds Faster

The Australian federal government has announced a A$3.5 billion upgrade to the National Broadband Network (NBN) that will grant two million households on-demand access to faster fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) internet by 2023. Reports from the ABC suggest the plan would go as far as to upgrade the FTTN services to fibre-to-the-premises…

Everything You’ll Get When You Subscribe to Amazon Prime

Everything You’ll Get When You Subscribe to Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime launched in Australia back in June, 2018, giving consumers fast, free delivery and a bunch of other benefits. “We hope that Australians will love free two business day delivery on products from Amazon Australia and free international delivery on products from Amazon US, all available to customers on…

Venom: The Retro FAQ

Venom: The Retro FAQ

Do you have lingering questions about Sony’s first foray into the Spider-Man-But-Without-Spider-Man-In-It Cinematic Universe? Lord, I hope so, because it’s time for another Retro FAQ, this time tackling the dumb, superhero-adjacent, surprise hit of 2018: Venom.

The Burrito Pop Will Ensure You’re Only a Mess on the Inside

The Burrito Pop Will Ensure You’re Only a Mess on the Inside

When done properly, eating a burrito should be a hopelessly messy experience, with a paper wrapper doing nothing to contain its contents’ endless drippings. But that messiness limits when and where you can eat a burrito (if you care about how you look, that is), which is why a device…

Big Oil’s Climate Plans Fail at Every Metric

Big Oil’s Climate Plans Fail at Every Metric

Fossil fuel companies are talking a big game about climate policy. This year, BP pledged to cut its fossil fuel investments by 40%, Shell pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and other oil giants have made similar promises, too. Right now, executives from these firms are bragging about their plans…

The Haunting of Bly Manor’s New Trailer Is Drowning in Creepiness

The Haunting of Bly Manor’s New Trailer Is Drowning in Creepiness

The Haunting of Bly Manor’s title alone tells you all of the important basic details you need to know about Netflix’s impending follow up to The Haunting of Hill House’s story about an unsuspecting family that ends up being torn apart by the malevolent energies radiating from their home. As…

New Research Shows Funnel Webs Don’t Set Out to Kill Humans

New Research Shows Funnel Webs Don’t Set Out to Kill Humans

Funnel webs are considered one of Australia’s most fearsome spiders, but their ability to kill humans is by accident rather than design, our new research shows. In findings published today, we reveal how the highly toxic and quick-acting venom of male funnel-web spiders is likely to have developed as a…