It's just ticked past midnight on New Year's Eve, and the throngs that turned out to watch the fireworks shoot across Sydney Harbour are now battling to leave the city.
Connor Johnson has wanted to be an astronaut since he was three.
Music streaming site Spotify is now available for free on mobile phones, but only in shuffle mode, as people move away from listening to music on computers.
Scripted comedy aimed at juveniles was the most popular type of YouTube clip among Australians this year, with only one news related video making the top 10 – footage of police wrestling a young man to the ground during the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
There is something evocative about someone who has 'chief evangelist and futurist' on their business card.
Now apps such as iPhoto can be downloaded free for the iPhone and iPad, Apple has moved into printing.
As Christmas looms, why not pick up some apps to use as digital stocking-filler?
This new device is a camera with a phone attached, not a phone with cameras added on.
Improvements to digital cameras have been small and incremental - but that's not a bad thing.
A disregard for their own safety and the courage to tackle the unknown was part of early astronauts' make-up.
WORLD: People around the world have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, who has died, aged 95.