Day: 12 June 2020

The Last of Us Part II Review: I won’t take the easy road

The Last of Us Part II is not a game for everyone. It’s a game that builds on the original in unexpected ways. It seeks to challenge the player emotionally and philosophically, posing hard questions to which you may not have an answer. It’s likely not the game you are expecting at all. And that’s…

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Win exclusive use of Sydney boutique Little Albion Hotel for you and 20 mates

Surry Hills luxe boutique Little Albion is offering up their entire property for one lucky winner and their friends. With lockdown restrictions easing and hotels gradually reopening for guests, the trendy Crystalbrook Collection property is throwing the “ultimate anti-isolation celebration” with a little competition for one night of exclusive use. The competition is now running…

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Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung has put together special kits so you can DIY dumplings at home

Din Tai Fung restaurants across Australia have launched a “DIY Disco Dumpling Kit” for dumpling enthusiasts. In response to the rising popularity of at-home dinner parties, the limited-edition kits have been designed to include all the utensils and ingredients one would need to create their very own batch of DTF-quality dumplings. This includes a signature…

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Track of the Day: WALKEN “Fever Dreams” (2020)

Brisbane trio WALKEN have returned with their blend of alt-rock, punk, and power pop. Latest single “Fever Dreams” boasts a seriously catchy synth hook, and harkens back mid-2000s pop-punk in all the right ways. Consisting of Matt Cochran (vocals/guitar), Patrick Shipp (guitar/backing vocals) and Beej Vaughan (drums/backing vocals), WALKEN have steadily made a name for…

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Philips Hue Outdoor Collection Review: Recreating the travel mentality

People have been looking towards their own backyard when it comes to travel this year. That isn’t just a metaphor for the increase in demand for domestic travel, but a literal look at how we can turn sections of our own house into slices of escapism. Even the very act of moving the ol’ BBQ…

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Virgin Australia ramps up capacity, brings back even more domestic flights

With the positive outlook of domestic travel in Australia, Virgin Australia has announced expanded capital city connections and frequencies on some key routes. This includes more services between Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, as well as the resumption of routes between Brisbane-Adelaide, Brisbane-Canberra, Brisbane-Perth, and Sydney-Perth. The additional services will see Virgin Australia double current…

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Artemis Fowl

Is Disney Plus’ new kids film Artemis Fowl worth watching?

Based on the 2001 book series by author¬†Eoin Colfer, Disney have finally released their latest adaptation onto their streaming service. The film was originally delayed from an August release last year to April 2020. Then the Covid-19 pandemic caused a closure of cinemas globally. Now, finally, the film finally receives a release on Disney Plus…

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Your first look at the PlayStation 5

The day has finally arrived: Sony is ready to talk about the PlayStation 5. The show-and-tell has been a long time coming. Between bowing out of E3 and the outbreak of a global pandemic, an event that must have wrought havoc on their production pipeline, Sony have been biding their time. Missives were light on…

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Everything you need to know about the new Android 11 beta

Although the launch was delayed more than once, our first run at Google’s new Android 11 beta is finally here, giving a glimpse at some new features expected to roll out across compatible smartphones throughout the year. And first thing’s first; while it’s available to download now, the current build is only available for Google…

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