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Game Masters – The Exhibition

Game Masters – The Exhibition

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) as part of its Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series is presenting the Game Masters Exhibition from 28th June – 28th October, 7 days a week. ACMI, if you have not been there before, is situated at Federation Square in Melbourne’s CBD and is a haven for less traditional art. Instead of painting and sculpture, like a more stereotypical gallery, ACMI i... »

Recap of the Melbourne Nokia Lumia LIVE Event

Recap of the Melbourne Nokia Lumia LIVE Event

A gorgeous day in Melbourne set the tone for Nokia’s Lumia LIVE event here today, which was full of fun and entertainment throughout for everyone that came by the gigantic Nokia Lumia screen. Of course, what seemed like a boring screen at first was really a dance-athon waiting to happen with a single step of a tile. That’s right, Nokia had set up an Augmented Reality system with a Kine... »

Rome2rio get’s even more Aussie Friendly, adds bus routes for major cities

Rome2rio get’s even more Aussie Friendly, adds bus routes for major cities

Rome2rio has easily been one of our favourite websites to used when finding out travel routes, which you would know if you’ve read our previous articles. Now, rome2rio is getting even more Aussie friendly with the addition of bus routes in their already smart and detailed maps for Melbourne and Perth and they tell us the Sydney and Adelaide routes are coming very soon so those of you who are... »

The First Android Store in the World launches in Melbourne

The First Android Store in the World launches in Melbourne

The world’s first Android store opened up this week in Melbourne, Australia, in a joint effort with local carrier Telstra. The 154 square metre store, dubbed ‘Androidland’ was opened up to showcase the range and power of Android devices, whether it be tablets or phones for Melbournians to check out. Several demo’s and features will be on display in this not-so-permanent sto... »

Why Microsoft needs to open a Microsoft Store in Australia

Why Microsoft needs to open a Microsoft Store in Australia

Microsoft Store’s are starting to come alive all over the United States of America, with their latest tally now at 14 store’s across the United States. That of course pales next to Apple’s 300 plus stores around the USA, but it’s still very much a start. I can understand the need to slowly open stores across your country first, but my suggestion is different. While they are... »

rome2rio adds Melbourne Public Transportation maps, new worldwide routes

rome2rio adds Melbourne Public Transportation maps, new worldwide routes

 Our regular readers would already know how much we like rome2rio, and you can read how much here! Just last week we also reported how rome2rio also added a carbon calculator component to their website and before the dust even settled, the rome2rio team were at it again, as they added another feature to their site. Now this update is certainly not as big as important as their last, but the feature... »

13CABS App comes to Melbourne

13CABS App comes to Melbourne

13CABS is a free Windows Phone 7 app that is solely for those residing (or visiting) Melbourne, Australia. It’s basically a taxi booking app which allows users to book a cab without having wait to get through that massive list of calls ahead of you on a Saturday night, by booking taxi’s based on their location (which we presume the app detects for you using Windows Phones location serv... »

Techin5 at the Gizmodo Meetup

Techin5 at the Gizmodo Meetup

So Thursday the 5th of May was the Official Melbourne Gizmodo/Lifehacker meetup (slash trivia night), which we were invited to (and by invited I mean we applied and got on the list). It was a typical cold and overcast day in Melbourne as we (Myself and a friend) made our way over to ‘The Grace’ in Collingwood where the official meetup was being held. As we entered and checked our names... »

rome2rio – The Best Map-Enabled Travel Service

rome2rio – The Best Map-Enabled Travel Service

Update: Have a look at some of the new features rome2rio has added – Carbon Calculator Component There are plenty of sites out there that are great for checking out the cheapest flights available on the market, but what if you’re taking just a train or driving? Then your options are clearly limited in finding the best way to get from Point A to Point B. rome2rio is probably your best s... »

AU: Nintendo 3DS having midnight launch in Melbourne next week

AU: Nintendo 3DS having midnight launch in Melbourne next week

If you live in Australia, and fancy getting your hands on one of the hottest gadgets of 2011, The Nintendo 3DS, then head down to Melbourne for the Official Midnight Launch of The Nintendo 3DS at EB Games! The Launch will be on the 30th (Wednesday) with a special Nintendo event starting from 10pm till 1am, with the launch taking place at 12am of course. The USA gets their Nintendo 3DS on the 27th ... »