Day: November 4, 2015

Interview: Robert Scoble – Futurist at Rackspace – talks about VR, Uber, Twitter and the future of technology

November 4, 2015

While he was in Sydney for the Telstra Digital Summit last month, Rackspace Futurist Robert Scoble sat down with Larry Heath to talk about the future of technology – from VR to Uber, Twitter and everything in between.... Continue Reading

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Jon Stewart has signed a four-year deal with HBO!

November 4, 2015

Oh joyous occasion. HBO has announced that the network has just signed a four-year production pact with one of the sharpest, wittiest television personalities of the past few years, Jon Stewart. The deal will have him focusing on short-form digital content for the company’s HBO Go and HBO NOW channels, with the possibility of other film and TV programs further on in the relationship.... Continue Reading

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Hollywood Acting Coach Ivana Chubbuck on her first ever Actor Director Masterclass in Melbourne

November 4, 2015

Internationally renowned and distinguished acting coach Ivana Chubbuck will conduct a first ever Masterclass for both actors and directors in Melbourne in January next year, in collaboration with 16th Street Actors Studio.... Continue Reading

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Australian Box Office Report: The Dressmaker Puts An End To The Martian‘s Reign

November 4, 2015

After four weeks on top of the box office The Martian has finally been dethroned by The Dressmaker, which is great news as Australian films continue to contribute to an already stellar year.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead Season 1, Episode 1 “El Jefe” (USA, 2015)

November 4, 2015

The Evil Dead trilogy is a god damn institution for me. Not only is the 1981 classic my favourite horror movie, it is also hands down one of my most beloved movies of all time. So imagine my elation when Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell announced that they were bringing their wacky creation to the small screen. Well the first episode has aired and my god if this review comes off as a gushing outpouring of fanboyism then I apologise – there are 9 more episodes, let me have this one.... Continue Reading

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Travel series B430 – Live Like a Local to air on Channel [V]

November 4, 2015

B430 – Live Like a Local, the new 6-part series coming to Channel [V] will be the definitive guide to things you must do overseas before you turn 30. The show aims to unlock local knowledge tourists miss out on and how to  truly “Live Like A Local”.... Continue Reading

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BlizzCon 2015 is this weekend! Here’s what’s on and where you can see it

November 4, 2015

Blizzard’s annual fan convention BlizzCon kicks off this Saturday, November 7, and will bring all the usual goodies that fans of the developer crave – panels, tourneys and previews. Hit the jump to see what’s on where and you can watch it all online.

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What to Watch: the Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (4th November-10th November)

November 4, 2015

Need to catch a TV break and don’t know what to watch? Simon takes us through his top picks on must-see shows and films for the week. Click through to see what’s showing for your entertainment needs…... Continue Reading

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Tech Review: Sonos Play:5 (2015)

November 4, 2015

Sonos has long been the go-to device for in-home music streaming. The company’s whole mantra is built on filling every room in the home with music but takes that concept and makes actually setting that up very easy. The problem with is that great sound, at least in this case, comes with a hefty price […]

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