Pretend You’re Important With The Buffalo Skype Keyboard

Pretend You’re Important With The Buffalo Skype Keyboard

Technology is supposed to make life better, right? So in a world where most computers have a built in microphone, built-in speakers, Bluetooth and god knows how many other ways to communicate over VoIP, why would anybody want a keyboard with a phone built in? Not only that, but the…

It’s about time I introduce myself…

It’s about time I introduce myself…

So, it’s been four days since I started here at Giz, and I’ve been so busy trying to get myself sorted out that I’ve overlooked introducing myself. Well no more! The name’s Nick Broughall. Some of you might recognise that byline if you’re a reader of Australian T3 magazine —…

The best music you’ll ever hear on your mobile

The best music you’ll ever hear on your mobile

And no, we’re not talking about some weird fusion of Silverchair and Bon Jovi. Instead, we’re talking about SLS, or Scalable To Lossless (we assume that there’s something lost in translation here), a music format that lets you buy a track at a certain bitrate, and then “add-on” all the…

AU Dealzmodo: Look Away If You’re Over Apple

AU Dealzmodo: Look Away If You’re Over Apple

The Apple Store Australia has dropped their iPod Touch prices, albeit not by a whole lot. The 8GB model is now $399 (down from $419) and the 16GB is $499 (down from $549). Still hefty, no? Thanks, Cameron! [Apple Store Australia]

Macbook Air: AU Pre-Order Now Available

Macbook Air: AU Pre-Order Now Available

The ‘world’s thinnest notebook’ is available for pre-order now at the Apple Store Australia. The 13-inch machines come in at $2,499 for 1.6 Ghz and $4,338 for the 1.8Ghz model. Yep, that’s almost two grand extra for the added 0.2Ghz Core 2 Duo and 64GB solid-state-drive goodness. Aside from being…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of the Weekend

Breakfast Wrap: Best of the Weekend

PS3 Production Cost Down 50%, Sony Finally Breaking Even Uninspired bragging point, but at least Blu-ray appears to be SkullCandy Double Agent Headphones Have Built-in SD Slot, Bypass the MP3 Player and Gizmodo’s Very, Very NSFW Porn Convention Adventure The real reason Gizmodo’s in Vegas. The REAL Bill Gates Retirment…

Season’s Greetings from Gizmodo AU

Season’s Greetings from Gizmodo AU

Gizmodo AU would like to wish all our readers a safe and happy holiday season. Due to premonitions of the Giz team suffering from extreme hangovers gadget overload, we will not be updating site content on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day (25th-26th December and 1st January). So…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of the Weekend

Breakfast Wrap: Best of the Weekend

Apple Year-End Report Card: A If you thought 2007 is all about the iPhone, iPod Touch and Leopard, then this epic Report Card’s for you. Blu Site Hacked, Format War Battlers Post Your Flames Here The all new Blu-ray site: now redirecting visitors to HD DVD!

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Beer-Brewing Bender is How Bender Would Want to Exist Video: Smartcar Slams Into Concrete Barrier at 70MPH PCWorld Calls Vista the Biggest Tech Disappointment of 2007

The Little TV That Could

The Little TV That Could

Sony Design Studio has re-intepreted Sony’s original 1962 “micro TV,” the world’s smallest and lightest portable set at the time, for the 21st century. The concept reflects a product landscape that addresses the need for greater emotional and sense satisfaction, rather than pure practicality and efficiency: Sets projecting images that…

Insane Car Battery Hack

Insane Car Battery Hack

Wanna save hundreds thousands MILLIONS of dollars on car batteries? At absolutely no cost to you? Who wouldn’t, what with our ridiculous petrol prices, rising interest rates and the soaring cost of living in general? Find out how! Disclaimer: Gizmodo AU does not encourage or condone the actions of the…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Man Gets Naked, Girl Gets Arrested, Rest of the World Laughs Kiwis. Although someone will have to explain to me why the girl got arrested. Star Wars Figures that Didn’t Make the Cut (Verdict: George, Make These. Now.) Don’t get too excited, they’re only concepts. And rocks.

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

The $100 iPhone/iPod Touch Stand Made from a Piece of Paper It works with smaller bills too, except for the tiny detail that we don’t have one dollar bills. Or paper money… Half of Japanese Bestsellers Typed on Phones, Printed on Paper If the Japanese are trend-setters, could this signal…

Tell Us How You Feel, Win Free Stuff!

Tell Us How You Feel, Win Free Stuff!

Gizmodo Australia is running its first Reader Survey and we need your input! Tell us who you are, what you want and help us make Giz a better place. Plus, as an extra bonus just ‘cos altruism is over-rated, you’ll be in the running to win a $250 voucher to…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

The Rubbot Male Sex Gadget is in Beta, Looks Slightly Dangerous Umm…hmmm…. The State of HD DVD Where we’re at in the format war. New Old Enterprise Is Not the Real McCoy, Still Gives Star Trek Fans Stiffies [UPDATED] Gabriel answers a few of questions about his Star Trek artwork…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Tuesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Tuesday Night

DIY Breast-Shaped Stress Reliever Not exactly SFW though… Almost-Perfect Lego Costume Allows Man to Get Drunk Anonymously Errr…but how do you grip the beer, let alone a shot glass?

Get To Know Your New Minister

Stephen Conroy Add to My Profile | More Videos Stephen Conroy is so hip and with it. Our newly appointed Communications Minister has his own myspace page that provides all the important details like his football teams (Chelsea and Collingwood FCs), zodiac sign (Capricorn) and marital status (married with children)….

Microsoft hardware 25% rebate until 31st January

While checking out the details on the new Sidewinder mouse, we spotted Microsoft throwing a general party around their hardware line up. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of their hardware business, Microsoft is doing 25% cashback deals when you send off for redemption. So that SideWinder might be retailing for…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

The Case for Two TVs in One Living Room Considerations for your couch potato-dom setup. New York Judge Who Jailed Everyone in Court for a Ringing Phone Is Removed From the Bench Aimed too high. Should have just jailed the idiot who didn’t switch his phone off.

Honda ASIMO rocks with Gizmodo AU, part 3

Honda ASIMO rocks with Gizmodo AU, part 3

This is the last in our series, and delves into a little more geeky detail. The Honda ASIMO team let me do a quick 360 degree tour of ASIMO up close, so I poked the camera around him so you can have a closer look than you’ve ever had before….

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Posters, Trailer Are Mildly Sexy Completely SFW propaganda featuring the new Terminator babe, for those with a fembot fetish. Koenigsegg CCXR Biofuel Car Breaks 1000HP The hottest wheels for rich treehuggers the socially conscious.

Honda ASIMO rocks with Gizmodo AU, part 1

Honda ASIMO rocks with Gizmodo AU, part 1

On Friday we got to spend a little ‘quality time’ with the awesomely awesome Honda ASIMO. We’re going to run a few clips this week showing just how awesome the little guy is. Here’s a clip of the rockstar entrance ASIMO makes at the start of each show. The audio…

More news on Australian EPGs

Some more EPG/TV news: SMH reports the Channel Nine and Ten EPGs began broadcasting this week, while the Channel Seven EPG is the one that won’t go live until January 1st. IceTV also reports that with the multi-channel programming about to launch on the HD channels of the commercial networks,…