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Sir James Dyson certainly doesn’t do things by half. He revolutionised the vacuum cleaner with cyclonic suction. He revamped fan and heaters with air multiplier technology. …

12:55 pm 28/04/2016 By Valens Quinn
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ANZ customers can now Apple Pay

ANZ today announced it will offer Apple Pay to its five million customers in Australia. This enables ANZ card account holders to use their compatible iPhones to make …

11:21 am 28/04/2016 By Valens Quinn
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B&O takes on UE with a smaller super speaker

Portable audio is one of those areas just totally going off, and while Logitech’s Ultimate Ears brand may well be getting attention, the Danish engineers at Bang & Olufsen have something of their own to show off.

11:48 am 22/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Phones get playful: hands-on with LG’s G5

For so long, phones have been about being sleek, being elegant, or just so well built that a drop wouldn’t knock any confidence a phone may or may not have. But LG’s latest is more about playing, and that’s good news for consumers keen for something new.

4:31 pm 21/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Internet of Things comes to laundry via Omo

Smartphones, smartwatches, smartbands, smart TVs… so much of what we use in our life is smart, so it should come as no surprise that your laundry is about to get smart, too.

12:22 pm 18/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Lexar gets microSD cards into iPhones, iPads

Getting big movies and photos into an iPad isn’t always easy, but a new accessory makes it fast and simple.

11:04 am 18/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Brydge connects its metal keyboard to iPad Pro, too

The 9.7 inch iPad Pro is getting lots of attention, but if you’re upgrading and expecting a keyboard case to come with you only to find the case doesn’t work, at least one does.

5:31 pm 15/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Amazon’s Kindle slims down to 3.4mm in Oasis

We’re getting closer to digital paper, and Amazon is leading the charge with a new eReader that is lighter and thinner than anything else out there.

12:09 pm 14/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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D-Link’s red router amps up the bandwidth to 5Gbps

They say that anything red is automatically faster than anything that isn’t red, but D-Link’s latest router isn’t just wearing a colour of speed, but boasting eight high-speed antennas, too. How’s that for an omen of speed?

3:14 pm 12/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Krispy Kreme revives the jukebox with “classic” doughnuts

We’re not sure if doughnuts will survive the test of time, but if you’re keen to relive the 50s with something tasty, the maker of very sweet pastries has a gadget lined with them.

2:10 pm 12/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark

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