Day: 17 July 2016

Tech Review: We take the Canon EOS 1300D DSLR for a spin

July 17, 2016

The Canon EOS 1300D (apparently referred to as the Rebel T6 in the US because sure, why not) is an inexpensive, entry-level dSLR camera that seems like a great deal on the surface, but is missing features that enthusiasts might take for granted. Very much based on the higher tier 700D that was released back […]

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Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary chases Warwick Davis during her Star Wars Celebration panel

July 17, 2016

Earlier today in London, Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher, appeared at the annual Star Wars Celebration event, accompanied by her dog, Gary Fisher. The pair were interviewed by Warwick Davis, who famously got his start as the Ewok “Wicket” from the original Star Wars, and also confirmed that he’ll be playing another character in Rogue One (rumoured […]

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Mark Hamill addresses Episode VIII secrecy and The Force Awakens disappointments

July 17, 2016

Well Star Wars fans, it’s that time of year where the annual Star Wars Celebration takes place – and this time around it’s in London. While last year focused on the hype surrounding The Force Awakens, this year has been all about Rogue One. However, the first day of the event was just as much about an hour with Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill […]

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Star Wars Rebels, VR & a new book the highlights of Star Wars Celebration’s second day

July 17, 2016

Another day of massive Star Wars Celebration has ended in London, and with it we have some great news for Star Wars Rebels fans, including a new trailer for the third series. Without going into spoiler territory for previous seasons, it seems that the aftermath of season two,has left some pretty deep scars for the future of our heroes […]

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Fallout Shelter Wants You! PC Release and Update 1.6 out now

July 17, 2016

Bethesda Softworks has just released Fallout Shelter‘s Update 1.6 for the mobile app. The biggest update to date for the game that has thrust more than 50 million players into the role of Overseer to build their own Vault, manage dwellers, and adventure through Fallout’s iconic wasteland.

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Here’s everything we learned about Rogue One at the Star Wars Celebration

July 17, 2016

The Star Wars Celebration has begun. This time around it’s being held at the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre in the UK. This convention-of-sorts is held, it seems, yearly now and celebrates everything Old and New in the massive pop culture phenomenon that is Star Wars. The big story we were all waiting for this time around was for Rogue […]

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Review: Michael Jackson HIStory – Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne (Currently Touring Australia)

July 17, 2016

Michael Jackson tribute concert HIStory will have attendees questioning what they see in front of their eyes, as impersonator Dantanio is almost as good as the real thing. Over six years since Jackson untimely death, Dantanio emerged after a year-long search to become the world’s most-loved impersonator of the fallen king of pop. He originates […]

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Sydney’s Italian Wine and Food festival announces 2016 program

July 17, 2016

Sydneysiders are gearing up for the epic return of the Italian Wine and Food Festival which takes place at Sydney Town Hall on Sunday 21st August for 10 hours of the best the city has to offer, from chefs and restaurants, to providores and wine distributors. Rows of stalls and cooking demonstrations are set up […]

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Salt Meats Cheese launch epic truffle menu for Drummoyne and Broadway (Sydney)

July 17, 2016

Being that it’s truffle season, and pretty much everyone with a palate can’t get enough of the rich ingredient, renowned providore-cafe-bar Salt Meats Cheese have unsurprisingly gotten involved with the delicacy in a big way, bringing a dedicated truffle menu exclusively to their Drummoyne and Broadway locations. The very mention of truffles is enough to […]

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Grain Bar teams with 4 Pines to brew an exclusive India Pale Ale (Sydney)

July 17, 2016

With International IPA Day (Sunday 7th August) coming up, the best teams in Australia’s craft beer scene are no doubt going to be coming out with special brews to celebrate. To get the ball rolling, the legendary 4 Pines Brewing Company have jumped into the brewery with Sydney’s Grain Bar to create an exclusive India […]

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Kensington Street Social introduce Express Lunch menu (Sydney)

July 17, 2016

Awarded chef Jason Atherton and his exciting Sydney establishment Kensington Street Social have been pulling their weight at The Old Clare Hotel for months, and now that they have a growing following the team have decided to kick up their offerings to include an Express Lunch menu. From Monday through to Wednesday, KSS will be […]

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Liverpool’s Gemelle Ristorante Italiano unleashes their ultimate Butcher’s Feast (Sydney)

July 17, 2016

Located in Sydney’s greater western suburb of Liverpool Gemelle Ristorante Italiano is taking the Italian tradition of warmth and generosity to a new level with the launch of their ultimate Butcher’s Feast. The restaurant which established itself firmly in the community in the early 90’s has become known for its sophisticated take on hearty, regional […]

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Historic city hotel The Edinburgh Castle gets a complete revamp (Sydney)

July 17, 2016

The Edinburgh Castle, or ‘The Eddy’, has gone through a complete renovation, in both its interior styling as well as in its food and beverage offering. Once home to Australian writer and poet, Henry Lawson, this iconic Sydney landmark was where Lawson wrote many of his great stories. Paying homage to the venue’s history meant […]

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Mio Locale introduces hearty Italian Sunday feasts to Brunswick Street (Melbourne)

July 17, 2016

Starting from 17th July, on the last Sunday of each month, Mio Locale will be hosting a special four course Sunday Feast lunch event. Located on the quieter end of Melbourne’s lively Brunswick Street, Mio Locale is a family run café serving Italian and Mediterranean influenced cuisine. Mio Locale’s new Sunday Feast lunch events are […]

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Embla, Rockpool, and Dinner by Heston for Melbourne’s ‘Warriors of Wine’ Long Lunch

July 17, 2016

Highlighting some of the best in the country, Melbourne’s 8th annual Sommeliers Australia Long Lunch will be returning to Albert Park early August with wines and dishes from three of the city’s best establishments – Embla, Rockpool Bar and Grill, and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. A three-way battle of sommelier supremacy will be pitting Christan […]

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