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Google Chromecast Audio Discontinued

The Chromecast audio which allowed you to turn any old speakers with an AUX input into a wireless streaming device to play music from your smart phone is no longer in production. After just 3 years in the market it’s the end of the line. With more an …

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 …

Jed Board Electric Skateboard [Pre-Production Preview]

Excerpt from ‘TechWrap the Podcast’ where we talk about my experience with the Jed board: The Jed board is a fairly new board to the electric skateboard scene joining the likes of Evolve, Boosted, Inboard, Enertion Boards, Baja Boards and even the budget friendly Meepo Board. I’m deliberately …

TechWrap Podcast – Episode 25

  In this edition of TechWrap Podcast: -Apple’s new range of phones/watches and Apple TV. -Will gives us a lowdown on the Jedboard powered Skateboard. -Google Street View opens to contributors -Uber bans in London. -GoPro releases the Hero 6 -Quick headlines of the week

TechWrap Podcast – Episode 24

In this weeks podcast: Aussie Internet users expecting slow speeds with damaged cables undersea. IFA 2017 and some of the gadgets from it. Exploited data attempting to be sold online, mined from various sources. Paying for food using facial recognition in China. Plus our old mate, quick headlines …

TechWrap Podcast – Episode 23

In This Week’s Episode: Galaxy Note 8 Launch ACCC putting ISP’s on notice for skeptical NBN advertising Uber gets a new CEO, talks with NSW Government to fill gaps in transportation The inability to be anonymous in China Quick headlines