HTC Touch Diamond Landing Late July, $999 Outright

HTC Touch Diamond Landing Late July, $999 Outright

HTC today announced the Australian release of the HTC Touch Diamond. The phone, which Touch Pro version with a slide-out qwerty keypad, and although they were quiet on specifics, it’s looking at a Q4 launch down here. I also managed to score some one-on-one time with CEO Peter Chou, which…

BigPond To Make A Sitcom?

BigPond To Make A Sitcom?

As a general rule, television ads suck. They’re badly written, boring and distract you from what you want to be enjoying. That’s why so many people now download TV shows from the internet. But every so often, you get an ad that’s actually entertaining. Like the BigPond broadband ad about…

What’s In The Apple Sydney Store Swag Bag?

What’s In The Apple Sydney Store Swag Bag?

Some of you were wondering what was in the Apple swagbags being carried around by journalists throughout the Sydney store’s media preview. As you can see, we picked up a T-shirt (featuring the quote “Store’s Up” on the front and centre, plus the blue wave of iPod nano motif that…

Apple Store’s iPhone Accessories Unveiled

Apple Store’s iPhone Accessories Unveiled

An enterprising reader was rooting around Apple’s online store and managed to find this link for iPhone 3G accessories. While there’s nothing groundbreaking there, and there’s no real info on the Apple branded accessories like the Bluetooth headset or iPhone 3G dock, it could possibly help those of you who…

Rumour: Asus EEE PC 901 Launching June 20 for $649

Rumour: Asus EEE PC 901 Launching June 20 for $649

UPDATE: Despite the lack of information available from Asus’ PR rep, tipster Adam has sent through a screengrab from the Ingram Micro’s website which clearly states a $649 pricepoint and a June 20 availability. Have a look for yourself below… The Eee PCs are falling thick and fast these days…

19th Century Blogs Now Available Online

You may have noticed that we’ve got a bit of a Windows Vista takeover happening at the moment on Gizmodo. Part of that is having a hub dedicated to Vista, where Microsoft’s “Professional Geek” Nick Hodge is blogging about helpful Vista features. One of the things he’s mentioned –

Telstra’s Not Happy About Optus’ iPhone Claims

Telstra’s Not Happy About Optus’ iPhone Claims

Telstra are a little bit miffed at Optus at the moment. Of course, they’re always miffed at Optus, but what makes this particular development interesting is that it stems from the iPhone. You see, when Optus announced that they’ll be releasing the iPhone on July 11

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

iPhone Finally Coming to Japan Courtesy of SoftbankLooks like Apple really is gearing up to takeover the world. Mac OS 10.6 Debuting Next Week?What? Something other than the iPhone? I don’t believe it! iTunes Movie Purchases and Rentals Go to UK and Canada*Sigh*. Another country that isn’t Australia gets a…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Tuesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Tuesday Night

Gigantic LEGO Tomcat F-14 Ready to Take OffI need one. Don’t you? Doesn’t everybody? I wish the government would mandate that everybody got one of these to decorate thei loungeroom. That’s a government I would vote for. Scientists Builds His Own Tiny Planet to Create a Magnetic FieldFirst people building…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Almost lunchtime. That means somebody skipped breakfast. And coffee. What a day… Guy Hacks His Roomba with LEDs, Transforms It Into Pac ManMakes me want to throw a bedsheet over my head and wander through teh halls of my house. Who’s with me? Optimus Prime T-Shirt Transforms into Arrest Threat…

Austar To Offer IP Video In New HD PVR

Austar To Offer IP Video In New HD PVR

According to Australian IT, Austar’s next DVR box will not only feature an ethernet port, but it will let you use it for downloading IP video onto the unit. The box, which is due out later this year, will also feature a USB port and HD tuners. Foxtel’s new iQ2…

Panasonic Brings Blu-Ray Recording Down Under

Panasonic Brings Blu-Ray Recording Down Under

In a couple of months, things are going to get a little crazy. A little Olympics crazy, if you will. This year’s Olympic games are the first to be broadcast entirely in High Def in Australia, and every consumer tech company is rubbing their hands together as they wait for…

Trading Post To Take On eBay

Trading Post To Take On eBay

eBay Reserve Bank for their plans to restrict payments to PayPal only in the near future, not to mention disgruntled sellers unhappy with new feedback options. So it’s probably a very smart time for Sensis to take the Trading Post into the world of online auctions. Today the Telstra subsidiary…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

It’s Memorial Day in the US, so most of the US writers are spending their weekend either grillin‘ – or both. So, not much of a wrap today… Indiana Jones Roundup: Making Everyone Behave Like They’re Mentally IllComplete coverage of the new Indy film

Metronaps Brings Napping To The Workplace

Metronaps Brings Napping To The Workplace

It’s Friday – I’ve had one hell of a long week and the last thing I feel like doing right now is working. Who’s with me? What I feel like, aside from a cold beer and some footy, is taking a nap. And while I could go and crawl into…

Looking For A Place To Hang Your Keys?

Looking For A Place To Hang Your Keys?

These “His and Hers” wall-mounted keyring holders may look familiar. That’s because they were in that fantastic piece of Brangelina Passion action movie mastery, Mr and Mrs Smith. You’ll need to do a bit of a custom installation with these, which involves the overly complicated process of screwing in a…

Telstra Giving Away Free Laptops (Kinda)

Telstra Giving Away Free Laptops (Kinda)

Something about this feels… weird. I mean, it’s a really good idea – if you have an ABN (that is, you’re a business owner), you can get a laptop (valued at up to $700) for $0 up front. All you need to do is pay $99 per month over a…