Games and Gadgets

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Elon Musk joins #DeleteFacebook movement

Elon Musk joins #DeleteFacebook movement

BILLIONAIRE Elon Musk has delivered a devastating blow to Facebook by abruptly deleting SpaceX and Tesla’s pages after accepting a Twitter challenge.

Tue 20 Mar 2018

Sea of Thieves: Get your own sea shanty for launch

Sea of Thieves: Get your own sea shanty for launch

THERE'S been a lot of talk about the shared-world pirate adventure "Sea of Thieves" and Microsoft are celebrating its launch by going full pirate.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Insanely popular game Fortnite to go mobile

Insanely popular game Fortnite to go mobile

Last man standing battle royale console game to merge into iOS then Android

Sat 10 Mar 2018

Sad truth behind tech’s ‘Guinea Pigs’

Sad truth behind tech’s ‘Guinea Pigs’

CHRIS HUGHES went from making $13 an hour to being worth more than $600 million. But he got rich from a trend with plenty of unintended consequences.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

iPhone X brutally ridiculed

iPhone X brutally ridiculed

IT’s not often a competitor of Apple will openly attack the tech giant, but one company has gone on the record with a savage strike.

Sun 25 Feb 2018

Steve Jobs’ $50,000 error-strewn CV

Steve Jobs’ $50,000 error-strewn CV

HE MAY have changed the world later in life but a 1973 Steve Jobs CV — which is now being auctioned off — shows how he got off to shaky start.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

The $79 game changer costs less than your groceries

The $79 game changer costs less than your groceries

EXPENSIVE gimmick or essential piece of kit is the question everyone is asking about smart home speakers? This is what I’ve learnt.

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Apple’s big change to iPhones

Apple’s big change to iPhones

FIRST it was the headphone jack, now Apple could be looking to permanently remove another fundamental part of the iPhone.

Wed 7 Feb 2018

Apple’s launch to spark AI battle

Apple’s launch to spark AI battle

APPLE has revealed the extreme measures it took to create the HomePod amid predictions it will spark a smart home war.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

The ring that lets you ‘tap and go’ with your finger

The ring that lets you ‘tap and go’ with your finger

LEAVING home without your phone, card, wallet or cash will become possible in Australia with the rollout of the first payment ring to “tap and go” on the run.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

Dark side to our next ‘space race’

Dark side to our next ‘space race’

THE incredible innovation behind our Australian of the Year winner has sparked billions in spending amid fears of a ‘cryptocalypse’.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Game of Thrones star puts Apple's new Animoji to test

Game of Thrones star puts Apple's new Animoji to test

APPLE has revealed its new iPhone software update, giving user more control over a crucial part of their device.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

DJI Mavic Air offers ultimate in drone portability

DJI Mavic Air offers ultimate in drone portability

ANYONE who has lugged a full size drone in a hard carry case knows it’s no walk in the park.

Apple’s smart speaker to hit Australian stores

Apple’s smart speaker to hit Australian stores

IN a surprise announcement, Apple has revealed its first smart speaker will go on sale on February 9, with Australia one of the three countries to be able to buy it...

Tue 23 Jan 2018

Amazon's supermarket with no checkouts

Amazon's supermarket with no checkouts

SOME customers will never have to line up at a checkout again thanks to a new type of supermarket with “Just Walk Out” technology.

Having a smartphone can really get in kids’ hair

Having a smartphone can really get in kids’ hair

KIDS who use smartphones are twice as likely to get head lice as those who don’t, with one particular online trend blamed for the increase.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

Apple battery scandal: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

Apple battery scandal: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

THE tech giant has apologised profusely for deliberately slowing down iPhones but Apple boss Tim Cook says people simply weren’t paying attention.

Internet savages new Nintendo product

Internet savages new Nintendo product

WHEN Nintendo announced a new product it hoped would revolutionise gaming, it likely didn’t expect the world to react like this.

Thu 18 Jan 2018

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

AMAZON is about to launch their new smart speakers in Australia, which are capable of singing Waltzing Matilda, ordering pizzas and — yes — commenting on sport.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

UBER customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’ by Uber after she was charged the maximum $150 fee for a mystery mess she says she didn’t make.

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