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Tesla stealthily launches $US45 portable Powerbank; sells out within hours

Tesla stealthily launches $US45 portable Powerbank; sells out within hours

The Tesla Powerbank has an integrated USB and Apple Lightning cable connector, as well as a detachable micro USB
By Staff Writer Nov 22 2017, 10:18AM
Apple pushes back HomePod release to early 2018

Apple pushes back HomePod release to early 2018

Apple says the pricey HomePod still needs some work.
By Dale Walker Nov 21 2017, 12:51PM
The only Christmas present I want is this smart, 1/8th scale app-controlled Tachikoma

The only Christmas present I want is this smart, 1/8th scale app-controlled Tachikoma

KAWAIIIIIII!!!!!!!!
By David Hollingworth Nov 20 2017, 3:04PM
One Minute Review: Evapolar Evasmart EV-3000 cooler

One Minute Review: Evapolar Evasmart EV-3000 cooler

Summer is coming.
By Ben Mansill Nov 16 2017, 4:36PM
Take part in Cozmo Lost in Reddit: Reddit's first interactive game

Take part in Cozmo Lost in Reddit: Reddit's first interactive game

Anki's robot, Cozmo, is taking part in the social-sharing site's first ever interactive story
By Staff Writer Nov 15 2017, 10:28AM
Hackers can 'talk to your children' through connected toys

Hackers can 'talk to your children' through connected toys

Four out of seven IoT toys use insecure Bluetooth connections.
By Staff Writer Nov 15 2017, 8:40AM
Direct your own robot wars with FPS battle bot GEIO

Direct your own robot wars with FPS battle bot GEIO

Shoot to thrill.
By Craig Grannell Nov 10 2017, 11:36AM
Waymo ditches human safety drivers to launch a truly autonomous taxi service

Waymo ditches human safety drivers to launch a truly autonomous taxi service

The trial of self-driving Fiat Chrysler Pacifica minivans is being run in Phoenix, Arizona
By Staff Writer Nov 9 2017, 10:19AM
Sony’s 90s robot dog is back and more loyal than ever

Sony’s 90s robot dog is back and more loyal than ever

Sony is reviving the 90s robot dog with some cool and some slightly terrifying updated features.
By Alex Lee Nov 2 2017, 10:06AM
LG patches app bug that can turn IoT vacuums into robotic spies

LG patches app bug that can turn IoT vacuums into robotic spies

LG patches holes in its IOT device range following cooperation with CheckPoint, including patching vacuum cleaners which could have become digital spies in the home.
By Bradley Barth Oct 31 2017, 10:38AM
App code suggests Google is working on a Home with a screen to rival the Echo Show

App code suggests Google is working on a Home with a screen to rival the Echo Show

Google continues to play catch up in the world of smart speakers.
By Staff Writer Oct 25 2017, 10:46AM
Massive IoT botnet infects over one million organisations

Massive IoT botnet infects over one million organisations

Reaper IOT botnet could be worse than Mirai suggest some commentators as it continues to evolve.
By Rene Millman Oct 24 2017, 9:43AM
Review: Sphero Mini

Review: Sphero Mini

A mini droid with big ambitions - that you can even drive with your face.
By Natalya Paul Oct 23 2017, 10:37AM
Google’s Hardware Play is its most significant move in years

Google’s Hardware Play is its most significant move in years

The latest batch of phones, laptops, and other devices shows a Google ready to define itself.
By James Pinnell Oct 12 2017, 3:57PM
The Tamagotchi is back for its 20th anniversary

The Tamagotchi is back for its 20th anniversary

Don't you die on me!
By Staff Writer Oct 12 2017, 10:21AM
Autonomous cars may prompt the changing of Australian drink-driving laws

Autonomous cars may prompt the changing of Australian drink-driving laws

The rise of autonomous vehicles could significantly change future driving laws
By Staff Writer Oct 9 2017, 8:58AM
Hands-on Preview: Google Home Mini

Hands-on Preview: Google Home Mini

All hail the smart, voice-controlled doughnut of power.
By Mark Wilson Oct 5 2017, 12:18PM
Everything Google announced at its Pixel 2 launch

Everything Google announced at its Pixel 2 launch

Google goes big on devices at its Pixel 2 Made by Google launch event.
By Vaughn Highfield Oct 5 2017, 11:58AM
Tesla vs Edison: Ford’s new EV division takes on Tesla

Tesla vs Edison: Ford’s new EV division takes on Tesla

Ford's future in electric cars hinges on the reputation of a dead inventor.
By Vaughn Highfield Oct 4 2017, 12:43PM
Lego Boost coding set launches in Australia

Lego Boost coding set launches in Australia

Everyone loves Lego, and Lego you can learn coding from is even better!
By David Hollingworth Oct 4 2017, 10:51AM