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Curious baby koala just wants a human hug

Video Image Curious baby koala climbs on boy for hug in Adelaide1:40 A curious baby koala climbs onto a boy's arm for a hug in Adelaide. Courtesy: Caters TV November 25th 2016 4 hours ago /video/video.news.com.au/News/SA/ An Adelaide mother and son got the shock of their life when a baby Koala came over for a cuddle. Picture: Meagan Pfitzner / Caters News THIS curious koala joey climbed off its mother’s back and onto a boy’s arm in an adorable embrace. Captured on camera by mother of the boy, Meagan Pfitzner, 40, outside of her home in Adelaide, South Australia, the footage shows the baby koala and its mother drinking from a creek. The mother and joey were hanging by the creek when Meagan and her son found them. Picture: Meagan Pfitzner / Caters News PSource:Caters News Agency Meagan’...

Godzilla hurricanes could strike major cities

Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving towards New York City in 2012. Picture: AP/NOAA MAJOR US cities will be under serious threat of Godzilla hurricanes, as wild weather patterns move closer to the northeastern coast of America. New research has found cities on the northeastern coast of the United States will be struck with powerful weather events more often. For the past several hundred years, crazy weather patterns that cause hurricanes have been moving away from the western Caribbean, towards the northwestern coast of America. According to researchers at Durham University in the UK and the University of New Mexico, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Portland could all be in the firing line in the future and cities need to prepare for potential devastating hurricane...

The madness of a gaming convention

A conference just for one brand of gaming. Picture: Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP GAMING conventions are popular, colourful and exciting events, bringing together gaming enthusiasts and publishers. The major conventions are highlights of the year for gamers and the recently held BlizzCon was no exception. BlizzCon, first held in 2005, celebrated its 10th anniversary in style as more than 25,000 people descended on the Anaheim Convention Centre in Los Angeles over the weekend of November 4 and 5 to take part in the event, for which tickets typically sell out in seconds. Unlike most gaming conventions, which tend to have exhibits and content from a range of publishers and software companies, BlizzCon is focused on the output of a single company: Blizzard Entertainment,...

iPhone’s incredible survival story

The phone, left, after being discovered in a case, and right, after being turned back on. Picture: Facebook A FISHERMAN who dropped his iPhone in a frozen US lake has been reunited with it 18 months later. But does it work properly? According to The Sun, Michael Guntrum was fishing last year in his hometown of Knox, Pennsylvania, when the phone fell through the tiny hole in the ice. In a Facebook post in March 2015, he wrote: “Lost my phone today. so if you want me to have your # send it to me. “Long story short. Ice fishing,+ hole in ice = iPhone at bottom of lake.” Guntrum must have thought he would never see his phone again – but he’d be wrong. Speaking to BuzzFeed News, he said: “We were having negative-25-degree weather, so me and two buddies went ice fishing. “We were sitting in our ...

An arachnophobe’s worst nightmare

The terrifying moment a spider scurries out from bushes and straight towards group of scared British tourists. Picture: YouTube THIS is the skin-crawling moment a spider as big as a turtle terrified a group of tourists as it scurried out of a bush and straight towards them. According to The Sun, the British backpacker behind the camera got the shock of her life on a day out driving buggies through the rainforest in the Dominican Republic when she spotted the massive spider running at her. After one of the group’s vehicles broke down during the tour, the backpackers were forced to sit twiddling their thumbs by the side of the road. All of a sudden, the young woman filming the scene can be heard saying, “Oh my God, it’s coming back with a vengeance”. Shocking spider scare Seconds later, it’s...

How to enhance your iPhone 7

Video Image Apple iOS 100:36 New features of Apple's iOS 10 on the iPhone. September 14th 2016 2 months ago /video/video.news.com.au/News/ Here’s how to make the most of your Apple. THERE might not have been a massive overhaul to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but there were a number of small improvements such as haptic feedback and a dual camera. While the stock features are more than capable of getting the job done, there are some apps which can make the most of these new features. Tinder Stacks lets your friends weigh in on all of the important decisions.Source:Supplied MESSAGING Apple’s iOS 10 upgrade saw a massive overhaul to iMessage, with a gang of new features including Invisible Ink and the ability to send hand written messages. If the built in changes are not enough to keep you oc...

Megafire fury: Killer storms that are ‘unfightable’

Video Image Deadly Esperance fire response criticised1:48 A report into the deadly Esperance bushfires a year ago has criticised the response to the fires. November 17th 2016 8 days ago /video/video.news.com.au/News/ The Glen Cromie Caravan Park in Drouin pictured during the 2009 Victorian Black Saturday bushfires. MEGAFIRES will become the new normal with the intensity and frequency of deadly disasters increasing as Australia becomes hotter and drier. And fire crews will struggle to contain the firestorms which will not only claim more lives but destroy ecosystems and property while wreaking havoc and destruction in the process. The dire prediction, forecast in journal Climatic Change, found the time between such megafires, also called firestorms, is shrinking while the conditions under w...

Where does this leave our NBN?

The UK government has announced a major funding push towards building a fully fibre network. The NBN can no longer point to the Britain as an ally of copper advocates. THE British government announced a major investment this week to bring super fast internet to the UK. The government will spend £1 billion ($1.68 billion) in total with more than £400 million ($672 million) going towards delivering a full fibre network to give homes and businesses access to super fast broadband, capable of achieving speeds of 1GB per second. Meanwhile more than £740 million ($124 million) will be spent on providing 5G mobile networks to certain local authorities who will be given the chance to bid for a slice of the funds earmarked for the trials. The money will go towards network providers to help replace t...

iPhone 8 rumoured to have 3D camera

Apple is expected to try something big for the next generation of iPhone. APPLE’s next iPhone will feature the ability to take 3D photos, it has been claimed. The tech giant is rumoured to have teamed up with LG Innotek to develop a new camera module capable of snapping images in an astonishing new way. This subsidiary of LG reportedly made the dual lens camera which appears on the iPhone 7 Plus. Industry sources told The Korea Economic Daily: “Apple is now studying how to apply its 3D camera technology into LG Innotek’s smartphone camera. “Since LG Innotek also has its own 3D camera and related technologies, such joint efforts will likely to bear fruit sometime within next year.” The technique of 3D photography requires images to be taken by two different lenses. These are then combined t...

Star Wars smartphones are coming to SoftBank in Japan

Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank is marking the incoming release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by launching a pair of phones that let you choose your Force allegiance. The Star Wars Mobile phones are made by Sharp and come in both Dark and Light side editions. Here are the unexciting specs: 5.3-inch 1080p IGZO display Snapdragon 820 processor 22.6-megapixel camera 3,000mAh battery TV tuner 3GB of RAM 32GB of storage (plus microSD slot) 7.6mm thick, 155g Here are the exciting Star Wars things: Live wallpapers that make the phone look like an X-Wing or TIE fighter cockpit Excessive Android 6.0 skin in both light and dark side themes Five exclusive metal figurines taken from Rogue One A Star Wars Movie Player app that... Continue reading… Original Article

The newly launched Blu Vivo 6 has a sweet Black Friday deal

Blu is one of very few phone manufacturers based in the US and it has finally made its way to the UK with a brand new low cost but high spec phone. The Blu Vivo 6 is exclusive to the UK and is already on sale for Black Friday. It’s standard retail price is £239.99, but today it’s £184.99 for Black Friday. That's a discount of £55. Blu Friday The Blu Vivo 6 features a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, a fingerprint sensor and 64GB of internal storage. It also features a metal uni-body design, but you’re restricted to only the bold colour choices of either Rose Gold or Gold. The Vivo 6 packs in 4GB of RAM, a MediaTek Helio P10 chipset and a 3130mAh battery. Camera wise it features a 13MP shooter with laser focus, phase detection autofocus and Full HD video recording. On the front there’s an 8MP ...

Blu Vivo 6

There are a lot of manufacturers looking toward the low priced yet premium phone space, but Blu is one of the only companies trying to do that from within the US. Founded in 2009, Blu has been impressing Americans with its range of devices - which are designed in the country but manufactured in China - over the last few years. The Blu Vivo 6 marks the very first time the brand has come to the UK and it's exclusively available on this side of the pond. It’s a high-end phone too, with a lower price than you may expect from just looking at the handset. Blu Vivo 6 price and release date You can buy the Vivo 6 right now from Amazon, but only in the UK currently. Amazon is the only site the phone is available from and it usually costs £239.99, but if you buy it on Black Friday it’ll only be...

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