Aussie rugby games could end up on YouTube, maybe

June 16, 2015 Mashable

If recent reports prove correct, you could one day be watching a National Rugby League (NRL) grand final live on YouTube. The broadcast rights to the NRL may end up with tech powerhouse Google, anonymous sources have told the Australian media industry outlet, Mumbrella. See also: Google's latest pro...

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Tech-savvy cheats beware: Universities are banning smartwatches

June 16, 2015 Mashable

In an attempt to stop students from dialling up test answers on their wrist, a number of Australian universities are taking steps to ban smartwatches from the exam room. The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and La Trobe University are two local institutions that have recently restricted the devi...

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The PlayStation 4 is finally a proper home media center

June 16, 2015 Mashable

LOS ANGELES — Sony's PlayStation 4 is finally getting a media player feature. A new software update that enables the PlayStation 4 to play video files, digital music, and photos locally off of a USB flash drive/hard drive or be streamed over Wi-Fi (DLNA) started rolling out on Monday through&h...

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Sony gets nostalgic with 20th anniversary PS4 gamepad and wireless headphones

June 16, 2015 Mashable

LOS ANGELES — If you weren't lucky enough to snag one of the 12,300 20th anniversary PlayStation 4 consoles, you'll still get a chance to bask in the nostalgia of the original PlayStation design through new standalone accessories. At E3 2015, Sony announced it will sell a 20th anniversary vers...

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Adobe Creative Cloud adds Android apps, stock photo service

June 15, 2015 Mashable

For the past year, Adobe has been steadily releasing iOS app after iOS app in its attempt to create what it likes to call "mobile to desktop to workflows." Now the company is finally beginning to bring its Android offerings up to date. Adobe just released four new Android apps,… Please cli...

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Watch this guy making a hot dog with an excavator like a boss

June 15, 2015 Mashable

You know what's overrated? Using your hands to put together a hot dog Get with the game and use an eight-and-a-half ton excavator, like the pros. Finnish excavator operator Juha-Pekki Perämäki was tapped to be in this commercial after Statoil, a chain of gas stations in northern Europe, di...

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Apple News app will be human-powered, says job listing

June 15, 2015 Mashable

A week after WWDC, the direction of one new iOS 9 app focused on news content just became a bit clearer. Apple's job posting for the position of Apple News Editor showed up on Friday, days after the event, and the details of the listing offer some insight into how… Please click the link be...

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Google Maps now warns if a store will close before you arrive

June 15, 2015 Mashable

Mapping apps make it easy to get from Point A to Point B — but that doesn't make a bit of difference if Point B is closed down for the night The same thought finally occurred to someone over at Google, because Google Maps now tells users if they're driving… Please click the link belo...

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Chinese hackers can bypass popular security measures

June 15, 2015 Mashable

Chinese hackers have reportedly found a way around widely used security standards on the Internet, putting millions of user accounts from top websites at risk. According to a The New York Times report, hackers were able to break through technologies used to get around the country's strict online cen...

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Xbox One Elite controller is for the most hardcore of gamers

June 15, 2015 Mashable

LOS ANGELES — Microsoft's new Xbox One Elite controller, announced at the company's E3 press conference on Monday, is modular and pricey as hell. At $150, the wireless controller, on sale in October, is not going to be easy on any wallets. Regular Xbox One controllers retail for $60. See&helli...

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