Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

A Comprehensive List of Ultraportables, Netbooks, Mini-Notebooks, Or Whatever You Call Them That’s a lot of ultraportables… and at about $500 a pop, you could almost own one of each for the price of a fully-specced Mac Pro. Apple To Crank Out 45 Million iPhone 3Gs Over the Next 12…

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Over One Third of Vista Machines Have Been Downgraded to XP Ouch! That’s not a stat I’d like to have hanging above my head… It’s a Windows Window! Get It?? It would be more impressive if it looked out over the OS X Leopard’s space-themed desktop, but maybe that’s just…

3 Expanding Its Network To Cover 96 Percent Of The Population

3 Expanding Its Network To Cover 96 Percent Of The Population

Are you a Three customer? Do you feel inadequate when you travel outside the major metropolitan areas as your phone drops back to Telstra’s 2G network while all your friends boast super-fast 3G speeds on their “other network” phones? Well, feel inadequate no longer, with Three today announcing that they’re…

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Sorry for the delayed wrap – our CMS tried to take a sickie. We’re back to normal now, so here’s the best of the weekend posts: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review (Verdict: The First Star Wars Movie You Will Truly Hate) Well, there’s no way I could misunderstand that…

Sanity Finally Launches Music Subscription Service

Sanity Finally Launches Music Subscription Service

The Plays For Sure MP3 players will work with this service. Then there’s the track limits. For $29 a month you get – wait for it – the ability to download 300 songs each month. Over time, that’s probably not too bad a proposition – 3,600 songs each year isn’t…

No NextG Olympics Coverage For iPhone Users

No NextG Olympics Coverage For iPhone Users

If you’ve spent any time this weekend watching the Olympics (and seeing as how you’re probably Australian, you must have), then you definitely would have seen or heard the countless ads proclaiming the ability to watch the Games on Telstra’s NextG handsets. What the ads don’t mention is that the…

Garmin Opens Shop In Australia

Garmin Opens Shop In Australia

A spot of industry news for you on a Thursday morning: Garmin – whose products were previously distributed in Australia by GME – has opened up shop in Australia. Why is this important, you ask? Well, it means that there’s a good chance we’ll see Garmin’s range of GPS devices…

Internet Filter Says F^&k Off Whakatane

Internet Filter Says F^&k Off Whakatane

Here’s a perfect example of why Internet filters just don’t work. Our New Zealand cousins across the ditch living in a place called Whakatane were given a rude shock when they discovered – thanks to an interested tourist – that their town’s name was being blocked by an American internet…

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Olympus and Panasonic Launch Micro Four Thirds System For Smaller, Rangefinder-Like Digicams This is big news, but the new models will have to be a pretty attractive price for it to really take off, I think. Chair Made from Torpedo-Lifting Jaws from a Nuclear Sub Will Cradle Your Explosive Parts…

HTC Touch Diamond Now Available

HTC Touch Diamond Now Available

Good news for people looking for a smartphone that isn’t made by Apple – the HTC Touch Diamond is now available through Telstra. For a Windows Mobile device, this is pushing this as a real web browsing machine when they launched it in Australia, that’s (another) missed opportunity from Telstra….

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of The Weekend

Lego Robot Sends Pictures from Space, Wishes It Had Lasers to Annihilate Us AllThis is SO cool! Full-Size Cardboard Aston Martin for Papier-Mâché BondsCan anybody tell me: where does art end and crazy begin? (This is still awesome though!)

Buy An iPhone On Virgin Mobile Now!

Buy An iPhone On Virgin Mobile Now!

We confirmed that it was happening the other day, but you can now officially purchase an iPhone on Virgin, with a data plan worthy of the device. To refresh your memory, Virgin are offering the phone in two flavours, both on 24 month contracts. The first costs $70 per month,…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Sony Shows Latest PS3 Home, Now Recruiting Beta TestersAnyone wanna find out if this is open to Australians? iPhone Developers Get Push Notification APIThis is what really makes the iPhone such an exciting device.

Hulu Coming To Australia?

Hulu Coming To Australia?

Just a little over a week since the ABC launched their Hulu, the NBC/News Corp video streaming service from the US, have flown into Australia to meet with all the Australian networks to try and launch Hulu down under. According to the SMH, all three free-to-air networks have met with…

JBL Launches On Stage Speaker For iPhone

JBL Launches On Stage Speaker For iPhone

You know what I find most frustrating about the new iPhone? It’s not the battery life – Careful planning can help with that. It’s not the phone crashing, either – so far, I haven’t had a problem. the biggest problem is that pretty much every accessory I own that docks…

Virgin Next To Launch the iPhone 3G?

This lies firmly in the “rumour” camp at the moment, but ZDnet are reporting that Virgin are planning on launching the iPhone 3G within the next two weeks. This morning at the Sydney Apple Store, there was a queue of about 20 people in the Optus line waiting to become…