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Octopuses love HDTV but lack personality, claims Australian researcher

Octopuses love HDTV but lack personality, claims Australian researcher

Since 18-percent of HDTV owners are apparently unable to tell the difference between high and standard definition content, it looks like octopuses have human-kind beat.  An Australian researcher, the curiously named Renata Pronk, enlisted the help of 32 octopuses to examine why they have so little response to recorded video.  She discovered that the octopuses' advanced eyes see standard 25fps PAL video as a series of still images, rather than a moving picture.  So instead she wrapped her HDTV with saran wrap and dropped that in the tank.

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Australia to get a special censored version of GTA IV

Australia to get a special censored version of GTA IV

Have I ever mentioned that I'm proud to live in the USA? All too often we are hearing about other countries getting games months after we do, or even worse, having some games censored or not released at all due to the nature of the content. One such example would be the Australian release of Grand Theft Auto IV.

Rumor – Xbox 360 is failing in Australia

Rumor – Xbox 360 is failing in Australia

The Xbox 360 is dead. At least that's the firm belief of several major retailers in Australia. Apparently they're only stocking the console because of their relationship with Microsoft. Seems like the Land Down Under must be filled with PS3 and Wii lovers.

Medal of Honor lacks online play in Australia, EA offers refund

Medal of Honor lacks online play in Australia, EA offers refund

I'll venture a guess that most of you aren't from Australia. However, I'm sure that at least a few of you hail from the Land Down Under, so this bit of news is for you guys. If you happened to purchase a copy of Medal of Honor Heroes 2 for the Wii (only in Australia, mind you) you may have noticed that online play is missing. Don't worry, EA has your back. Kind of.

Dell Inspiron 1525 coming to Australia

Dell Inspiron 1525 coming to Australia

Here in the US we merely have rumblings of such a new system being brought to us, with no official announcement, and Dell is based here. But in Australia they actually have the new Dell notebook up for pre-order, what gives?