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Zenboard kickstarter CANCELLED!

It seems the Australian based electric skateboard with no remote wasn’t able to keep up with the fierce competition in the electric skateboard market. After a promising start on kickstarter the campaign has now been cancelled reaching only $37,889/$75,000 funding goal. I think the major factor here was …

Oculus Go – New Lightweight Standalone VR Headset

Last week, the ‘Oculus Go’ was released, it’s a USD$239 virtual reality headset that doesn’t need to connect to a PC like the bigger brother the Oculus Rift or any other device for that matter. It’s all completely stand alone – The screen, sensors, radios, headphones and processing power …

2 Million Spotify Users dodging Ads

Earlier in the month Spotify began to send out emails to accounts with suspicious behaviour which block advertisements without having to pay the monthly subscription fee. The email as reported by users read: Dear user: We detected abnormal activity on the app you are using so we have …

Apple Proposes New Accessibility Emoji

On Friday Emojipedia received a proposal from Apple to add 13 new Emoji focused around accessibility. Some of the new emojis include a seeing eye dog, a service dog, the sign for “deaf,” both a mechanized and manual wheelchair, hearing aid, and a prosthetic arm and leg. Apple …

Do you use WeChat? Maybe you shouldn’t

Last month, U.S. intelligence agencies came out against people using Chinese phones including the apps that come with them. Now according to the Australian Financial Review Australia isn’t too crash hot on the idea either, at least using the app WeChat for communications. Now I don’t really know …