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New Year’s fireworks tips for taking photos with your phone

December 31, 2014

When the clock hits midnight on January 1, all eyes will be on the sky, as everyone watches the fireworks light up the deep blue and black that is the night sky. You don't have to get lost in the moment, though, and neither does your phone's camera with these handy tips.

Amaysim to get 4G in 2015

December 30, 2014

Budget telco Amaysim has one of the highest customer approval ratings for mobile phone providers, and yet it doesn't have high-speed 4G mobile internet. But it will next year.

Aussie app to help with getting social during the festive season

December 29, 2014

A new app by an Aussie developer hopes to help people celebrate the season together, bringing friends together at a place they're probably all too familiar with.

The sales begin: how to handle Boxing Day sales like a champ

December 26, 2014

It's the day after Christmas, and you know what that means: the few people who slept outside stores to grab things in the sale riots will be featured on the evening news. If you're not one of those people, great, because here are a few tips to help with the sales slog.

Happy Holidays from the GadgetGuy team

December 25, 2014

From everyone at GadgetGuy, we hope you have a fantastic holiday season filled with great gifts, fabulous food, and of course, time with the friends and family.

Santa tracking system ready for a 2014 sleigh ride

December 24, 2014

You can find almost anything on the internet, and from the stroke of midnight on December 25, 2014, that includes the man in red, too.

Helping your kids believe in Santa? There’s now an app for that.

December 23, 2014

If there's one chap we have a soft spot for, it's Santa Claus, and while the jury is still out on whether or not he's man or myth, you can now help your kids have a more Santa-filled Christmas with an app.

Harman/Kardon makes wireless audio a thing of beauty

December 22, 2014

We love sound, but speakers often look so much like speakers that they don’t necessarily fit into every home environment. Fortunately, there’s a new sound system coming for people who want something that looks less like a speaker and more an object of beauty.

ViewSonic gets a projector to see double with two HDMI ports

December 22, 2014

Projectors tend to offer good value in terms of size and price, but HDMI ports are rarely a friend, usually coming with only one input. Fortunately, there’s a box coming with support for more.

GadgetGuy 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Last minute

December 19, 2014

Christmas is pretty much right around the corner, and if you haven’t had the time to grab a gift, we’re going to help out with some ideas at shops that shouldn’t be too hard to find.

BlackBerry to return in 2015 with the Classic

December 19, 2014

BlackBerry’s grip on the business smartphone market has more or less loosened to the point of barely being held, but the company doesn’t want to be forgotten and will have a nod to customers coming next year.

What is a selfie stick? (and why many are using it wrong)

December 18, 2014

One of the questions that has populated our social feeds the past few weeks appears to be something many are seeing around the world: poles that hold people's smartphones that allow them to take a self-portraits from afar. But the selfie stick is more than just a pole, and there's a better way to use it than what we're seeing.

Sony PS4 grabs more catch-up TV this holiday season

December 18, 2014

If gaming’s not your thing, and yet you still own a PlayStation 4, you’ll be pleased to know that Sony’s next-gen console is now equipped to deal with more streaming television.

Instagram updates with new filters, more controls

December 18, 2014

If you’re a keen Instagrammer and you live by the camera of your smartphone, you’ll be happy to hear you have new filters inbound, as well as a way of switching off the ones you don’t like.

Microsoft gives a gift with Aussie Xbox servers

December 17, 2014

We’re expecting to be doing some gaming over the break, and if you are too and are an Xbox One owner, less lag could be the best present you’ll receive.

LG previews CES 2015 with quantum dot TVs

December 16, 2014

Just when you thought TVs couldn’t get any better, a new type of technology shows up to make them even more vivid and detailed.

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