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Zero Latency: The VR revolution begins in Melbourne, Australia

For Road Trip 2015, CNET gets a hands-on preview of a world-first VR entertainment facility before it opens its doors to the public on August 15.

By 14 August 2015


​Tesla supercharges the road to Gundagai with Sydney-Melbourne charging network

Tesla's bid to power up the east coast is one step closer with news that the electric vehicle company has secured supercharging sites in Gundagai, Goulburn and Wodonga.

By 13 August 2015


Man fined for crashing drone over police operation in Melbourne

A man has been fined for flying a drone over police during a nine-hour siege in Melbourne after the remotely piloted aircraft hit power lines and almost injured police below.

By 19 December 2014


Telstra switches on 4GX in Melbourne with 700Mhz spectrum

With mobile data in demand like never before, Telstra is offering Melbourne customers "extreme speeds" with its new 700Mhz spectrum.

By 25 November 2014


Tim Cook insists Apple is 'open' after black teens asked to leave store, report says

Technically Incorrect: CEO says it's unacceptable that the teens were asked to leave an Apple store because they "might steal something," according to a memo published by Buzzfeed.

By 15 November 2015


Tin Man Games: Re-creating Fighting Fantasy books for the digital age

Indie studio Tin Man Games has redefined adventure gamebooks for the digital age. Its upcoming title, The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, goes right back to the genre's roots.

By 12 November 2015


"The sad monkey of failure": Optus gets sporty, Apple Pay on the way and the PAX Aus 2015 wrap (Girt by CNET podcast 48)

Optus pinches the English Premier League from Foxtel, Apple works with American Express to get its contactless payment system up and running, and we talk about what rocked at PAX Australia.

By 6 November 2015


UberX launches in Canberra, 100 cars on the road from day one

"Canberra" and "world-leading" aren't often seen in the same sentence, but Australia's bush capital has regulated ride-sharing with the introduction of UberX, and the chief minister says other cities should follow suit.

By 30 October 2015


Optus brings mobile coverage underground for Melbourne trains

​Melbourne commuters will be able to say goodbye to mobile black spots on trains with Optus set to bring mobile coverage underground on parts of the network by the end of the year.

By 16 June 2014


Donate your Lego for art: Ai Weiwei fills cars with Lego bricks in protest

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has taken his battle with Lego to the next level, calling on people across the world to donate their unused Lego bricks in the name of "freedom of speech."

By 28 October 2015