Category Archives: Technology

Village Roadshow to begin targeting individual Australian pirates

During their b-annual investor call yesterday, Australian film distributor Village Roadshow unveiled a new five-point plan for taking on Australian film piracy, including the pursuit of legal action against individual offenders — something they’ve been threatening for years but never actually followed through on. Continue reading Village Roadshow to begin targeting individual Australian pirates

Nintendo Switch: Here are all the available tech specs for Nintendo’s newest console

Technical specs for any games console are always one of the first things hardcore players look to when thinking about whether or not to throw down that all-important pre-order. No-one really knew what to expect from the Nintendo Switch in terms of power or useability. The good news is that Nintendo have finally released the system’s final specs so we can hazard a pretty solid guess. Continue reading Nintendo Switch: Here are all the available tech specs for Nintendo’s newest console

This triple-monitor Razer gaming laptop is a thing that actually exists

There are certain things you can rely on from a gigantic tech show like CES — hilariously large TV’s, lavishly appointed electric cars that malfunction onstage, long segments of glitzy big brand press conferences trying to make washing machines seem cool. And then, every year, there’s The Homer. This year, Razer have gone above and beyond in The Homer category with the triple-screen monstrosity pictured above. Continue reading This triple-monitor Razer gaming laptop is a thing that actually exists

You can now stream your Spotify tunes straight to Sonos speakers without ever leaving the app

Sonos’ smartphone app is pretty neat. It lets you control your Sonos speakers and what is playing on them all from one convenient location. How many times, however, have you been browsing Spotify in its own app, forgetting that it isn’t connected to your Sonos speakers? If you’re like is, you do this at least four or five times a day. Well great day in the morning, Sonos owners, because starting today you’ll never have that problem again. Continue reading You can now stream your Spotify tunes straight to Sonos speakers without ever leaving the app

Tech Review: HTC One X9 (HTC, 2016)

HTC is one of what could be considered the “old guard” when it comes to Android smartphones. Despite a clear commitment to the Android market, they’ve never achieved the lofty successes of some of their contemporaries despite many innovations.

The HTC One X9 aims to change this by taking an “if you can’t beat them, ape them” approach. Continue reading Tech Review: HTC One X9 (HTC, 2016)

Check out the Australian specs, prices and release dates for Microsoft’s new Surface range

Microsoft has unveiled the newest editions to their surface family, Surface Studio, Surface Dial, and Surface Book with Performance Base. The new devices are aimed to cater to the needs of creatives, across professions like design, architecture, and photography. The Iris has the low-down on the specs and prices.... Continue Reading

Tech Review: Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset (Turtle Beach, 2016)

The Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset are Turtle Beach’s top-of-the-line gaming cans. Built with high level eSports play in mind, they are designed to be the sort of thing a professional e-athlete would prefer. Continue reading Tech Review: Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset (Turtle Beach, 2016)

Razer reveals price and specs for its insanely powerful VR-ready mobile gaming notebook

The newest 17-inch Razer Blade Pro has been announced, and it packs a punch! Razer has unveiled their newest gaming laptop which incorporates an insane amount of power into the slim, inch thick notebook. With plenty of specs to exceed the minimum hardware requirements for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and OSVR HDK 2, the Razer Blade Pro is set to dazzle with a 4k G-Sync IGZO display and capacitive multi-touch. ... Continue Reading