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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Gizmodo Australia

Tesla And Qantas Raced A Jet Against A Model S 

Who would win in a race: a Boeing 737-800, with a top speed of 850km/h and 50,000 pounds of thrust — or a Tesla Model S? To inaugurate a close partnership between the two companies, Tesla Australia and Qantas pitted a jet against a Model S P90D — the world’s fastest four-door sedan — and the result was a photo finish.

App Deals: Here's Your One-Stop Camera App For iPhone 

Today’s best deals include Sleep As Android for Android, Top Camera 2 for iOS and Space Marshals for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Review: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Chases The Surface 

The Microsoft Surface Book has a really neat hinge, and the Surface is the first 2-in-1 to not suck. It’s so good that Apple even aped it, with middling results. Now Samsung is chasing Microsoft and Apple, and consumers are reaping the benefits. The Galaxy TabPro S is the first genuinely great 2-in-1.

Telstra Customers Downloaded 2686 Terabytes Of Data Yesterday 

Yesterday, Telstra gave its mobile customers a day of free 4G data by way of apology for a widespread outage that brought down its mobile phone network. That free data day itself slowed things to a crawl for plenty of users, but at least the network didn’t die again.

10 Tips To Make You A Slack Wizard 

Slack continues to creep into offices and organisations worldwide, bringing a new and intuitive approach to old group chat model. If you’ve been signed up for the service at your workplace, then here are ten ways to wow your fellow workers with your Slack skills.

Somehow The Giant Snake Is Still The Least Weird-Looking Animal In The Jungle Book 

OK, so a lot of the CG animals we’ve seen in the live-action Jungle Book movie venture a bit too far into the uncanny valley (uncanny jungle?), but Scarlett Johansson’s Kaa is looking great in this extended look at the movie, right down to the trippy hypnotic eyeballs.

You Can Squeeze The World's Most Compact Folding Stroller Into A Shoulder Bag 

When flying you probably do all you can to avoid checking a suitcase full of your belongings. So why allow baggage handlers to toss an expensive stroller around? The gb Pockit, confirmed by Guinness to be the world’s most compact stroller when folded, can actually fit under an aeroplane seat, or be squeezed into a purse.

How To Make Your Own Magnetic Slime Using White Glue And Iron Filings 

If you’re not sure the novelty of putty that reacts to magnets will hold your attention long enough to spend $US15 ($20) on a whole can of it, Dave Hax shows you how to make your own on the cheap using just Elmer’s white glue, some Borax (sodium borate) powder, and iron filings.

I Just Want To Smear This MAC Star Trek Makeup All Over My Face Right Now 

In one of the better ways of marking Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary, MAC Cosmetics is coming out with a whole line of makeup inspired by the show. Yes please, give me all of it. I’m going to wear it all on my face at once and scare small children and large dogs.

You'll Never Guess Who's Turning Greg Grunberg's Graphic Novel Into A Movie 

When you’re Greg Grunberg, things are pretty good. You’re a successful actor on your own, but you’re also best friends with J.J. Abrams, so you get roles like Snap Wexley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Your friend will even produce a movie based on your new graphic novel.

Drax The Destroyer Is Joining Blade Runner 2 

Dave Bautista, who starred in Guardians of the Galaxy as Drax the Destroyer, will be joining the upcoming sequel to Blade Runner. This comes just days after Robin Wright was added to the cast.
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