Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Woah. Tonnes of Apple stuff happened overnight.   The Future of Portable Entertainment Is Not an Apple Product We smell a lawsuit coming.   Japanese Oral Grip Machine Tortures, Improves Smiles For a change of pace…

Friends of the Earth Says That Eating Nanofoods Could Kill Us

Friends of the Earth Says That Eating Nanofoods Could Kill Us

The Australian branch of environmental group Friends of the Earth recently released a report claiming that “at least 104 food, food packaging and agricultural products containing nano-ingredients are now on sale internationally”. According to Friends of the Earth, these materials pose a potential toxic risk to consumers and should be banned until further research…

Wii Fit Coming in May

Wii Fit Coming in May

The weirdest (and possibly coolest) accessory for the Nintendo Wii is coming to our shores on May 8. The Wii Fit is a board that you perform exercises on: pushups, handstands, yoga, hula hoops (no, we’re not joking about that last one), whatever. The Fit and the Wii keep track your weight and body mass…

Who’s Australia’s Best ISP?

Who’s Australia’s Best ISP?

Okay, we admit that we’re a little late with this one, but Whirlpool, easily Australia’s best broadband news site, last week posted the results of its annual Australian Broadband Survey. The survey covers satusfaction with both ISPs and networking hardware, and is definitely worth a read if you’re in the market…

Update: TiVo Looking For Beta Testers Again?

Update: TiVo Looking For Beta Testers Again?

Gizmodian Rhett has pointed us in the direction of TiVo’s website again to show us that TiVo are once again Seven’s going to pull the plug on it if they’re still asking for Beta testers, either. Hopefully we’ll even see both in the near future. [TiVo – Thanks Rhett!]

Renault Bullet With Dragonfly Wings

Renault Bullet With Dragonfly Wings

Say hello to my next car. The Renault Mégane Coupé Concept, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, is a high-tech automotive masterpiece. The most striking element, obviously, is the “dragonfly wing” doors, which open vertically and resemble the wings of, er, dragonflies. The car uses your mobile phone (a Samsung…

Ferry Crash In Sydney Harbour Caught On Google Earth?

Ferry Crash In Sydney Harbour Caught On Google Earth?

What are the odds? Google cameras are taking aerial photos of Sydney Harbour when… Boom! Two ferries collide, sending smoke, fire, splinters and ash to the bottom of – um – nowhere? Obviously, the photo is a composite of several images where the ferries just happen to overlap. But considering…

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Plug ‘n Play USB Virus Makes MacBooks Fall to PiecesUsing the power of evil for good, or something like that. Apple TV vs. Vudu vs. Xbox 360: Video Download BattlemodoNot relevant for us Aussies yet, but still interesting to follow.

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Rotating Home Theatre Makes Our Lounge Look Like GarbageThe world would be a better place if the Government subsidised rotating home theatre setups, don’t you think? Blu-ray Cannot Contain Metal Gear Solid 4’s AwesomenessSeriously, 50GB wasn’t big enough? Looks like I’ll be getting that PS3 sooner rather than later

Bust Up Bali Belly With Your Own Magic Wand

Bust Up Bali Belly With Your Own Magic Wand

Sure, you could just buy bottled water whenever you travel overseas to avoid the pleasure of spending your holidays bent over the porcelain because you brushed your teeth in the hotel’s bacteria-laden water supply. Or you can go the high-tech route. The SteriPen JourneyLCD (which doesn’t at all sound like…

Pioneer Makes Full HD Surround Sound Easy-ish

Pioneer Makes Full HD Surround Sound Easy-ish

So many people forget that there’s much more to Hi-Def than just picture quality. The ability to listen to the movie’s soundtrack in lossless 7.1 surround sound is just as important, unless you happen to be slightly deaf, I guess. So now that best plasma TV ever, the HTP-LX70 is…

Write Crap On The Crapper

Write Crap On The Crapper

The best ideas often come to you at the most unfortunate times. In the shower, while you’re driving or sometimes while you’re taking your morning sabbatical, these inspired thoughts generally intrude whenever you don’t have a pen and paper handy to write it down. Well, cross the last one off…

iPhone Rumour Craziness – What’s Going On?

iPhone Rumour Craziness – What’s Going On?

The iPhone Rumour mill has been pumping non stop this week, with some interesting nuggets of random speculation landing. So what’s going on? That’s what we’re going to find out, right now. First off, earlier this week the SMH reported that the exclusive agreements with carriers that Apple has negotiated…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

MacBook Pro First Benchmarks Are  A Bit Of A DisappointmentI thought the new processors were meant to improve battery life? Mythbusters’ Kari Byron Chops Down Trees With A Gatling Gun in 45 SecondsNot sure what they were trying to prove, but it looks like fun

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Wednesday Night

Polaroid Instant Digital Picture Frame Is the Only Frame I WantBut it’s still a digital photo frame. Oh, and only a concept. LIVRE, A Compromise on the E-BookAnd the idea of another Australian student, unless I’m grossly mistaken.

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Tuesday Night

It’s all about Sony and Apple today… MacBook Pro Now With Penryn Processors, Multi-touch TrackpadNot like this was a surprise. I’m just glad I didn’t buy a MacBook Pro last month. Playstation 3 PlayTV Recordings Can Be Played Back AnywhereI love it when companies ditch DRM

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Paddle Wheel Propeller Designs Take Flight, 115 Years LateIs it just me, or does something about this just seem… wrong? 3-Year Old Summarises Star WarsBut Only A New Hope. Hopefully she’ll get to watch Empire soon

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

What a week! Thank God it’s Friday, is all I can say. Video of Spy Satellite Being Shot DownIt’s not really as exciting as it sounds. Sadly. Wall-E Gamecube Mod is too Cute (But not too cute for the Giz)It’s like the designers actually used a Gamecube as inspiration.

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Monday Night

FX Whip Toy From Indiana Jones Makes Beating Up Colleagues a PleasureIsn’t Indiana Jones a little old for kids? Microsoft Never Loved HD DVD Like Sony Loved BluEven before Toshiba’s fallen on its sword, Microsoft’s trying to distance itself from the stench of death. Well, HD DVD’s death – they’re…

Sony Launches Hot New Mainstream DSLR

Sony Launches Hot New Mainstream DSLR

Sony has refined its entry-level digital SLR with a faster, lighter and easier to use design. The new Alpha A200 model features upgrades influenced by the enthusiast-class A700 and replaces the former A100, Sony’s first foray into DSLR cameras. The performance-enhanced body features 10.2 mega-pixel imaging, 2.7″ LCD display, noise…