John James Audubon Was Never Good

John James Audubon Was Never Good

The most famous name in American ornithology is that of a slave owner, grave robber, and fraud who invented birds and falsified scientific results. Birders and ornithologists are grappling with John James Audubon’s legacy today, but problematic behaviour doesn’t stop at a single 19th-century naturalist. Some in the field are…

New Dune Merch Gives Us Our Best Look Yet at Baron Harkonnen

New Dune Merch Gives Us Our Best Look Yet at Baron Harkonnen

The Flash might still have room for a Cyborg cameo. Scream 5‘s cast continues to expand. Fox gets all artificial intelligence in our latest look at neXt. Plus, what’s to come as The 100 nears its end and a new look at Carmen Sandiego’s third season. To me, my spoilers!

The 2021 Mahindra Roxor Looks Like A Happy Alien

The 2021 Mahindra Roxor Looks Like A Happy Alien

Shortly after Indian automaker Mahindra introduced its off-road-only side-by-side, the Roxor, Jeep filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission. Jeep feels that the Roxor’s CJ-5-inspired looks infringe upon Jeep’s trademarks, so the FCA brand pushed to stop sales of the Mahindra. Mahindra responded by redesigning the Roxor, and…

LG Wing: Australia Might Not Get the Crucifix Phone

LG Wing: Australia Might Not Get the Crucifix Phone

This week the LG Wing was officially unveiled. I’ve been excited about the new device because it looks wild and I’m bored of plain black phones. Alas, it might not ever make its way to Australia. The LG Wing is compromised of two displays — a primary 6.8-inch and a…

RIP Nintendo 3DS

RIP Nintendo 3DS

One of Nintendo’s most beloved handheld consoles, the 3DS, has been discontinued. Nintendo confirmed in a statement today to Polygon that “manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has ended.” The announcement comes a little over a year after Nintendo said the Switch Lite wasn’t going to replace the…

Parents Agree: Don’t Give Your Kids an Apple Watch

Parents Agree: Don’t Give Your Kids an Apple Watch

The easiest way to sell something is to tell people it will help them not die or get hurt. This is definitely true when it comes to the Apple Watch, a product whose — arguably excellent — marketing message is, “wear this and you might survive a heart attack.”

Facebook Might Have Just Given Us a Peek at Our Wild AR Future

Facebook Might Have Just Given Us a Peek at Our Wild AR Future

While a good chunk of Facebook’s Connect event was focused on tech you can use right now (or at least in the very near future) like the Oculus Quest 2, during yesterday’s livestream presentation Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash also outlined a powerful vision of what Facebook is doing to…

The Sony Xperia 5 II Is a Sleek and Sneakily Sophisticated Little Phone

The Sony Xperia 5 II Is a Sleek and Sneakily Sophisticated Little Phone

Following a couple years of lacklustre releases, Sony’s Xperia phones have sort of flown under the radar — especially in the U.S. where Sony phones are typically only available unlocked and not sold through carriers. But Sony just announced the Xperia 5 II, which looks like a sleek little phone…

DoJ Still Not Sure Why It’s Mad at WeChat

DoJ Still Not Sure Why It’s Mad at WeChat

In what’s the latest update to the Trump Administration’s… questionable plans for getting China-based apps off of U.S. soil, Justice Officials are now clarifying that any future crackdown on WeChat won’t explicitly target people who only download the chat platform for… chatting. This update comes courtesy of court docs filed…

Netflix Australia Just Raised Its Prices Again

Netflix Australia Just Raised Its Prices Again

In October 2019 Netflix Australia raised the price of its premium subscription plan. Now its other tiers are getting a similar treatment. New Netflix Australia prices Starting today, Netflix Australia’s basic plan will go from $9.99 a month to $10.99 a month. And its standard plan will go from $13.99…

How to Pre-Order the PS5 in Australia Right Now [Updated]

How to Pre-Order the PS5 in Australia Right Now [Updated]

The long-awaited PS5 is almost here. Earlier this morning, Sony officially its release and when it’s arriving in Australia. So the next question is: how can you make sure you get the Playstation 5 as soon as it’s released? By getting your PS5 pre-order in ASAP. Here’s where you can…

Australian Stinging Trees Inject Scorpion-Like Venom and the Pain Lasts for Days

Australian Stinging Trees Inject Scorpion-Like Venom and the Pain Lasts for Days

Australia is home to some of the world’s most dangerous wildlife. Anyone who spends time outdoors in eastern Australia is wise to keep an eye out for snakes, spiders, swooping birds, crocodiles, deadly cone snails and tiny toxic jellyfish. But what not everybody knows is that even some of the…

Everything Sony Announced During the PS5 Launch

Everything Sony Announced During the PS5 Launch

On Thursday Sony finally unveiled the pricing and release date of its upcoming PS5. It also showed off a heap of new games that will be coming to the consoles. Here’s everything that was announced. Final Fantasy XVI First up we had some shiny new footage of Final Fantasy XVI,…