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3D Robotics gets cameras flying with world’s first smart drone

Drones are everywhere these days, with many used as remote control quad-copters that may as well be called the next generation toy, but what if you want to get some video work done?

3:19 pm 30/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Belkin jacks into wireless energy usage with WeMo’s Insight

Can’t work out how you’re churning through electricity at home? There may be a gadget worth checking out.

2:30 pm 30/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Converse redesigns shoes after 98 years, adds cushioning

We don’t cover shoes very often here, and generally when we do, it’s because someone has packed a computer into one. Converse hasn’t done that, however, and has instead made a very basic change, and one that uses a neato new material.

12:55 pm 24/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Parrot preps a few drones for people who like to play

Drones are used for all sorts of things — photography, product delivery, military, farming, and so on — but if you just want a flying or driving robot to play with, Parrot looks to have you sorted.

10:21 am 23/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Data to go: how to get files off your phone in a jiffy

Now that so many of us have replaced the camera with a smartphone, our little mobile devices carry so many pictures on them, you have to wonder just how you get them off?

2:33 pm 22/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Jawbone Up 3

Jawbone’s Up 3 certainly took some time to arrive, but the delayed fitness gadget is finally here, packing in more sensors than most activity bracelets and the ability to track REM sleep. Worth it, or should you go with something less exy?

2:43 pm 21/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Philips cuts up the soundbar for sound in more than one room

Soundbars can be great solutions for the home theatre, as they provide a lot of sound in slimline package, but what if you don’t need all of the sound they offer at the same time?

1:40 pm 20/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Swann returns to security with a wireless total home solution

A totally automated home is coming soon, and Aussie security specialist Swann wants to make sure it’s not just about automation, but piece of mind with security, too.

4:33 pm 17/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Fitness entrant Moov slims down, watches all your activities

We see quite a few fitness gadgets and are usually wearing at least one, but most of these track the same thing: steps and movement. An upcoming gadget from Moov might go even further, monitoring everything to improve your well-being.

1:31 pm 17/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Tracking comes to keys, umbrellas, pets with TrackR

Losing things is never fun, and finding them can be a hair-pulling teeth-clenching chore, so wouldn’t it be nice if technology found an answer?

12:35 pm 17/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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