Today Show Monday July 13
Clip courtesy of the Nine Network Australia
Harry Potter fever is about to break out big time with the release of the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. What better time to talk about the new Harry Potter Game, plus there's a new all-in-one computer, and a website that'll try and improve your golf.
Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince For Wii.
This new game from EA allows games to relive the action of the movie….from the Hogwarts Express to the dramatic revelation of the Half-Blood Prince. The Wii Remote and Nunchuck become your broomstick playing Quidditch, while the remote by itself can be used as a wand to battle the forces of darkness
Gamers can take on night-time missions while the castle sleeps and they can call on Nearly Headless Nick for clues and tips to help you complete your challenges. It retails for $79.
BenQ N Screen Nettop 21.5-inch
This is an all in one computer that has the hard drive built into the back of it. Although this is not new technology, it is pretty cost-effective at only $999.It takes up less desk space, too.
It has 160GB of storage and 1GB of memory. It is aimed specifically at the child/senior citizen market, and has bigger fonts for kids and senior citizens (can be adjusted manually if you wish to make it smaller).
It is available from Officeworks
Customise your own golf club
There is a website that helps you customise your own golf club. The customisation tool was developed by 25-year-old Australian Brad Lindenber. User go online and fill in a form about what type of club you want to use, your gender, your height, how fast you swing. It processes the information and tells you what is the ideal club for you to use and is said to have more than 50 million combinations.
Clubs cost between $49-$239 for clubs, from $99 for a putter. www.lindgolf.com
About Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown is one of Australia's foremost commentators on consumer lifestyle technology. He publishes, produces and hosts CyberShack, is Channel 9's technology expert, and hosts Life & Technology and 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.
Charlie is able to communicate, educate and inspire a huge audience, without confusing technological jargon.
Life & Technology is on the air Sunday mornings at 10am on 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.