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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


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


Live to ride again: UberX preparing to fight 'illegal ride-sharing' suspensions

The NSW Roads and Maritime has issued 40 suspension notices to drivers involved in "illegal ride sharing services," but UberX vows to fight on.

By 29 September 2015


Know your 4G: The different types of LTE explained

4G is a catch-all name for a wealth of wireless data systems, with each service provider using its spectrum in different ways. If you want a better insight into 4G, 4GX, 4G Plus and beyond, we've got all the 4G flavours explained right here.

By 18 September 2015


World's longest chain of continental volcanoes found hidden in Australia

A newly discovered chain of continental volcanoes runs for over 2,000 kilometres up the eastern side of Australia.

By 15 September 2015


ACCC proposes broadband monitoring to promote competition

As Australians start connecting to the NBN and retail providers make promises about their service, the competition watchdog has proposed a broadband monitoring scheme to give consumers the full picture.

By 14 September 2015


Apple bites, NBN fights and ATO rights (Girt by CNET podcast 41)

This week the Girt by CNET team slice into all the Apple news, check if the new-look NBN is up to speed and get spooked by the new powers that the Australian Tax Office is keen to get.

By 11 September 2015