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Apple touting Tablet in Australia?

Apple touting Tablet in Australia?

The Apple Tablet rumors this week have already been tenuous and, well, more tenuous, so let's throw another vaguely unbelievable tidbit into the ring.  According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Apple have been shopping around their tablet to Australian media companies, "in an effort to sound out whether they would be interested in delivering their content to the tablet."  The paper suggests that Apple have been sending around details of the tablet's specifications; however none of the media companies themselves would talk on the record.

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.