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Monday, May 9, 2016

Gizmodo Australia

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 And GTX 1070: Australian Release Date And Price 

Nvidia just announced a crazy cheap new flagship graphics card: the GeForce GTX 1080, more powerful than two of last generation’s GTX 980 cards in SLI. It also has a younger brother, too, the slightly less gutsy GTX 1070. What’s more surprising than these cards’ relative performance, though, is just how not expensive they are.

Hack Lets You Play Virtual Boy Games Through Google Cardboard  

The Virtual Boy, Nintendo’s most maligned console flop, is getting a new lease on life thanks to some modern VR technology. Reddit user The King of Spain has modified an Android emulator so that you can play Virtual Boy through Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR or other cheap virtual reality setups.

Razer Turret Review: Finally, A Mouse And Keyboard You Can Comfortably Use On The Couch 

While a lot of televisions rattle off specs to make them appealing for PC gaming, and a lot of PC manufacturers shrink down their systems so they will fit in your media center, there’s still been one major issue with the concept of PC gaming from your couch.

The First Reviews Of X-Men Apocalypse Are In, And They're 'Meh' 

This weekend, 20th Century Fox held the first screenings of Bryan Singer’s X-Men Apocalypse and now the reviews are in. Some people love Singer’s epic vision, but most found it to be long, bloated and disappointing. We’ve got examples of them all.

App Deals: Get Opera VPN On Your iOS Device 

Today’s best deals include Bubble Level for Android, Opera VPN for iOS and TB List.Make for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!

Twitter Halts Flow Of Information To US Intelligence Agencies 

Twitter has reportedly stopped the flow of data to US intelligence agencies which is currently delivered via a private data mining service.

Watch: Jason Bourne Is Back 

Watch: This cool little featurette goes behind the scenes of the latest Jason Bourne film. 
Matt Damon once again takes on the iconic title role, with The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum director Paul Greengrass at the helm of this installment — which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows.

The Next X-Men Movie Will Be Set In The '90s 

The new X-Men movies are rapidly running out of decades before they catch up to the present. Writer-producer Simon Kinberg has confirmed that the next X-Men film is continuing down the timelines, telling Coming Soon, “The next one is set in the ’90s.”

I'm Really Hoping These New Moto X Images Are Fake 

Images of yet-to-be-announced gadgets can be a bit of a crapshoot. Anyone with a laptop and a decent knowledge of Photoshop can send fan boys frothing. So part of me hopes that these new Moto X images are fake, but growing evidence suggests they are, in fact, the real deal.

PayPal Will Soon Stop Protecting You From Bad Crowdfunding Projects 

It’s a well established fact that backing a crowdfunded campaign is like playing with fire. Unfortunately for backers everywhere, however, there’s yet another roadblock in the way of getting that cash back: PayPal is taking away its purchase protection for crowdfunded payments.

The World's First Electric Ferrari Ditches The V8 For Tire-Crushing Electric Motors 

A San Diego-based EV conversion company salvaged a charred Ferrari (they had many to choose from) by turning it into what the company claims is the first fully electric Ferrari, a 415-horsepower electric tire-crusher. It’s glorious, if a little blasphemous.