Briefly: Game Of Thrones Recap, GTX 1070 Pricing, Home Battery Storage

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Game Of Thrones episode 6 recap, HCF tests collective heart-rate of Sydney Swans fans, Australian pricing for Nvidia GTX 1070, Intel announces 10-Core Broadwell-E CPUs.

  • Hot on the heels of the GTX 1080, Nvidia has released pricing for its wallet-friendly sibling. Users can expect to pay around $799 for the GTX 1070 Founders Edition when it launches. Kotaku has the details.
  • The latest installment of Game of Thrones brought things down a notch after the horror and heartbreak of last week’s episode. While not a lot happened, it was still an impressive chapter that moved most plot lines forward. Click here to read Gizmodo’s recap.
  • Intel has a brand new processor family. Designed for the hardest of hardcore enthusiasts, Intel’s new 14-nanometre Broadwell-E chips, the Core i7-69XX and i7-68XX, are its most powerful ever. Check out the specs on Kotaku.
  • Aussie company Redflow announced its innovative zinc-bromine ZCell battery earlier this year, and tomorrow it’s getting its first public debut at the Australian Energy Storage Conference & Exhibition in Sydney. The enclosure for the 10kWh home energy storage system has just been revealed, designed to be easy to install with failsafes against battery fluid leakage. Here’s what it looks like.
  • Australian health fund HCF has come up with an innovative way to raise awareness about heart disease: by getting Sydney Swans fans to wear heart-rate monitoring fitness bands during a match at the SCG. More info here.

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