Category Archives: Technology

Bid on this 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 signed by the Naughty Dog team and help sick kids

Sony Computer Entertainment Australia will today begin an auction on a rare, 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 console. The console is signed by the top ‘dogs’ at Naughty Dog and the proceeds will go to Sony’s You Can youth cancer charity. Better yet, if you’re feeling flush with cash today — anyone can bid on it. Continue reading Bid on this 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 signed by the Naughty Dog team and help sick kids

Tech Hands On: Netgear Launches the Arlo Q Camera

Netgear’s presence into the home and business security space began with the Arlo Wire-Free camera launched in 2015.

Now Netgear has returned with the Arlo Q, a 1080p HD camera boasting with a 130-degree field of view, 2-way audio, cloud recording, instant email alerts and a quick setup – making the user experience a simple one. Continue reading Tech Hands On: Netgear Launches the Arlo Q Camera

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