Optus queue over 200 strong with 1 hour to go

Optus queue over 200 strong with 1 hour to go

The call “that makes 200” rang out at 10.30pm, and there are still plenty more people rolling up. The cab driver on the way in had already heard about the fuss down here at Hunter St, but didn’t know what it was about. “The iPhone goes on sale at midnight.”…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Wizard Rapid Descender Backpack Beats Taking the StairsEXTREME! WOO! YEAH! Pioneer Gen 2 Kuro Elite PRO-111FD Plasma Reviewed: New King of TVs, If You Got the RansomI might have to start saving…

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Fantasy Gadget: The Ultimate Next Generation Connected TiVo BoxThis is exactly the kind of box TiVo should be now. I hope they’re listening… Solar-Powered LCD Brings TV to Anywhere the Sun ShinesBut aren’t almost all TVs set up inside?

Check Out Our New Design

You’ve probably already noticed, but Gizmodo AU has a great new design which launched today. We’re still working out a few unexpected bugs, so bear with us if it’s not 100 percent perfect and rest easy in the knowledge that it soon will be. Feel free to let us know…

eBay Backing Down On PayPal-Only Payments?

eBay Backing Down On PayPal-Only Payments?

After months of ridicule for one of the stupidest decisions in the history of the Internet, it appears that the online auction giant eBay may have come to its senses. Today they’ve sent users an email stating that the payment changes scheduled for July 15 have been postponed indefinitely, until…

No iPhone News At Telstra’s New T[life] Store Opening

No iPhone News At Telstra’s New T[life] Store Opening

It seems that opening large stores is all the rage at the moment. After Apple’s Sydney Store opening last week, Telstra yesterday threw the shackles off its new T[life]store on the corner of Bourke and Swanston streets in Melbourne. Unlike Apple, there were no QR codes yesterday, and for everybody…

Telstra Brings QR Codes To Australia Via NextG

Telstra Brings QR Codes To Australia Via NextG

Rememberhuge in Japan – those crazy Japanese are even putting them on graves. Well, Telstra announced today that they’ll be introducing the software to read QR codes on their NextG handsets as a free download for customers. And from the sounds of it, it will happen automatically – so you…

Nokia’s Batman Phone Lands in Oz

Nokia’s Batman Phone Lands in Oz

We all saw Nokia’s trailer for the new film, character profiles and ringtones, plus the N82’s standard GPS, Wi-Fi, 5-megapixel camera and MP3 player built in. The cost for such comic-book entertainment on your new Nokia mobile? $799. [Nokia]

Don’t Forget! You Could Win An iPhone

It’s Friday night. If you’re still at work – go home! But before you do, don’t forget to enter our Win an iPhone Competition, brought to you in conjunction with iWorld Australia. It could quite simply be considered the world’s easiest competition to win one of the world’s most sought-after…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Thank God It’s Friday! I dont know about you guys, but I’m exhausted! Good collection of stuff overnight:Jar Jar Gives You Another Reason for Spore, iPhone 2.0 ExcitementI’m actually really looking forward to Spore. What about you guys? Real-Size Alien Statue Guaranteed to Kill You at NightUnless you happen to…

Rumour: 3 To Release iPhone 3G After July 11

Over the weekend I received a lot of emails from readers saying that people from either 3 stores or 3’s customer care line had told them that the 3 network was likely to be getting the iPhone after the July 11 launch date, although there was no further information than…