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Storage manufacturer Seagate has announced it has begun shipping the world's first 8 terabyte hard drive. These initial shipments have been made to the manufacturer's enterprise customers; the drives are not available to average consumers at present. 

Three years ago, Scottish distiller Ardbeg announced that it would be providing whisky samples for a research project aboard the International Space Station, designed to investigate effects of gravity on the whisky maturation process. The distillery today announced that its space-whisky will be returning to Earth on September 12.

Following LG's G Watch R announcement, Samsung has revealed the Gear S, the newest addition its own smartwatch family. The Gear S continues Samsung's trend of putting bigger screens in gadgets, and boasts a curved 2-inch Super AMOLED display. 

The rumour mill's been telling us that September 9 is the day for about a month now, but Apple's made it official. Apple today sent out invitations to an event held at 10am on September 9, where they are expected to announce the iPhone 6 and iWatch. 

Father's Day is just around the corner! Instead of getting your dad a pair of socks (admittedly, we did find some pretty cool smart socks, but they're not available in Australia yet) or a another tie, why not got him one of the latest and greatest gadgets available? To give you a helping hand, we've put together a list that will hopefully have something in it for every dad.

The Rolling Spider is the second of Parrot's two new recently released MiniDrones. While it's companion, the Jumping Sumo, is a whole new style of drone, the Rolling Spider is a smaller, more affordable take of the flying drones that Parrot has come to be known for.

Local demand for the Surface Pro 3 has been unprecedented according to Glen Gregory, Harvey Norman's National Business Manager for Technology & Entertainment. Gregory described the Surface Pro 3 as the game changer that's been needed since launch the launch of Windows 8.

LG have provided an initial announcement of LG G Watch R prior to showcasing it at IFA next week. The G Watch R will feature a more upmarket design, ditching the plastic build and rubber strap adorning the G Watch.

Mozilla has launched its second Firefox OS smartphone in India, the AUD$35 Cloud FX. Billed as India's cheapest smartphone, the Cloud FX is the result of a partnership between Mozilla and handset manufacturer Intex Technologies.

Apple is expected to reveal its upcoming wearable device, currently referred to as the iWatch, on September 9 alongside the iPhone 6, according to Re/code. The site previously reported that Apple were to debut the iWatch at a separate event in October, but now say that Apple's plans have changed.

Nine Entertainment has announced that it will partner with Fairfax for StreamCo, an upcoming subscription-based video-on-demand service. StreamCo will offer access to "a substantial catalogue spanning TV series, movies kids and family programming, documentaries from a wide range of leading Australian and international studios along with market-leading content from Nine".

LG has officially announced the LG G3 Stylus, a pen-enabled phablet based on the LG G3. Despite sharing DNA with the G3, the G3 Stylus is a much more modest device. 4G connectivity has been scratched, the processor has been downgraded to a 1.3 Ghz quad-core and the RAM count is just one lonely gigabyte.

Microsoft have slashed the price of the Surface 2 ahead of the Surface Pro 3's launch tomorrow. The 32 gigabyte Windows RT model is now priced at AUD$399 and the 64 gigabyte Windows RT model is now AUD$509. 

Welcome to this week's Weekly App Roundup! Each week we'll be shining a light on the latest and greatest apps available for your phones and tablets. This week we're taking a look at Instagram's new app, the new game from Flappy Bird's creator and a new take on Pac-Man!

We've been hearing 12-inch iPad rumours for a while now, but the latest reports are now suggesting we could see it in first half of 2015. Apple's suppliers are preparing to manufacture the company's largest-ever iPad, with productinslated to commence by the first quarter of next year according to a report published by Bloomberg.

The Jumping Sumo is one newest additions to Parrot's family of drones. Both the Jumping Sumo and Rolling Spider (another drone the Jumping Sumo is being released with) have been dubbed MiniDrones - smaller, more affordable product line. But unlike the Rolling Spider and Parrot's other drones, this one doesn't fly - it jumps.

Statistics disclosed by NBN Co reveal that the network's construction has slowed dramatically in Tasmania, Western Australia, South Australia and ACT. While NBC Co has hit its target of connecting 357,000 homes and businesses by June 30, the statistics reveal that most of the progress was achieved in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.

Four undergraduate students at North Carolina State University are developing a nail polish that changes colour if it comes into contact with date rape drugs. Known as Undercover Colors, the nail polish able to detect GHB, Xanax and Rohypnol after a finger is dipped into a drink.

Starting today, Qantas and Virgin customers will no longer need to turn off their personal electronic devices during taxi, take-off and landing. Provided the device is in flight mode, passengers will be able to use their smartphones, tablets, music players and portable gaming devices for the flight's entire duration.

Microsoft today announced the Australian launch of their newest entry-level smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 530. The Lumia 530 runs Windows Phone 8.1, has a 4-inch (854x480 pixel) display, a 1.2Ghz quadcore Snapdragon 200 processor, 512 megabytes of RAM, and 4 gigabytes of expandable storage.

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