Category Archives: Technology

That time we made a music video using nothing but an iPhone 6S Plus and its slow-motion features

Back in December, for the music video competition Captured Australia, one of the participating film makers dropped out rather last minute. I was the man behind the competition, and the artist he was paired with – WA musician Gryff – was one of my favourite entrants. I really wanted to see him stay a part of the project. So, I had an idea – why not work together and do a video anyway, listing Gryff himself (real name Wade Mustoe) as the Director and myself as the cinematographer. And though we had some decent camera equipment on hand – why don’t we do it all on the new iPhone?... Continue Reading

Sonos-conducted study finds that communal music forges interpersonal bonds, gets you laid

Wireless speaker manufacturer Sonos has been conducting a bit of an experiment recently. They surveyed 30,000 people from around the world (4,000 of whom were right here in Australia) via a 40-question survey regarding their musical habits and how those listening habits affect the people they spend time with in a positive way. Now completed, the study, called Music Makes It Home, has delivered its rather fascinating results. Continue reading Sonos-conducted study finds that communal music forges interpersonal bonds, gets you laid

Nintendo annnounces launch plans for first ever mobile app Miitomo, My Nintendo

Nintedo has finally started its move into the mobile space with the announcement of Miitomo, the company’s first ever smart device app, next month. Additionally, a new rewards program called My Nintendo will be launching alongside it. Continue reading Nintendo annnounces launch plans for first ever mobile app Miitomo, My Nintendo

Netflix to shut down access via proxy and region unblockers

For a long time before they came to our shores, the only way to access Netflix in Australia was via a proxy or region unblocker to skirt the eternally reviled international geoblock. These services continue to allow Netflix users to access international content libraries that differ from their own and Netflix have officially had enough of it. Continue reading Netflix to shut down access via proxy and region unblockers

CES 2016: Razer’s “ultimate ultrabook” revealed

Gaming technology and software company Razer has announced at CES 2016 a new gaming laptop – The Razer Blade Stealth. Referred to as the “ultimate Ultrabook” this new addition to the Blade lineup will be the thinnest and cheapest. Measuring at 0.52 inches thin and weighing at 2.75 pounds – this is thinner and lighter than Apple’s 13 inch Macbook Air (2.96 pounds, 0.68 inches).... Continue Reading

CES 2016: Nvidia just revealed the Drive PX 2, a water-cooled AI supercomputer that drives your car

Nvidia have kicked off their CES 2015 press conference with the unexpected reveal of a second version of their Drive PX in-car computer. This new machine is the equivalent of 150 MacBook Pro’s and it will drive your damn car. Continue reading CES 2016: Nvidia just revealed the Drive PX 2, a water-cooled AI supercomputer that drives your car

Star Wars: The Force Awakens app lets you create your own opening text crawl

The official Star Wars website has just launched an app allowing fans to create their own opening text crawl, paired up with the iconic score by John Williams. The new app joins the many, many games and apps designed to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which has come at the end of a very strong year for mainstream cinema.... Continue Reading