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Garmin builds a bike GPS with support for segments in Strava

Cyclists already familiar with Strava’s locale tracking might be used to uploading their ride after the fact, but with a new GPS, they’ll be able to have it mapped in real time, telling them how they did for each section of road.

11:19 am 03/07/2015 By Staff writers
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Jabra gets into coaching with earbuds that help you train

Fitness fanatics having a hard time getting in the mood to train might have a new way of getting in the spirit of things, as Jabra unveils a coach that talks to you as you work out.

5:25 pm 01/07/2015 By Staff writers
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Review: Jawbone Up 2

Need a bit of help getting in shape? Jawbone hopes to have the answer in an update to its Up 24, with the new sequel, the slimmer Up 2.

11:24 am 01/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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IKEA plans your future home, the kitchen is the new TV room

The TV room is changing, as is the kitchen and where we sleep, and these are things furniture maker IKEA has picked up on as it works to visualise how the future of our home spaces looks in the next ten years.

2:46 pm 30/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Huawei returns to fitness with a more fashion-friendly smart-band

Fitness trackers come in all shapes and sizes, and Huawei’s take on the category last year was to give it a detachable Bluetooth earpiece. This year, the TalkBand is back, and Huawei has even taken a new look at how the thing should look.

11:39 am 30/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

With the upcoming releases of the consumer-ready Oculus Rift and HTC’s Vive, virtual reality is about ready for use by regular people. Samsung is there now, though, and if you have an S6 or S6 Edge, you can see the future anywhere you go.

3:00 pm 29/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Telstra takes to the Air to deliver broadband in more than just home

Customers of Telstra’s Bigpond home broadband are about to get something very interesting when they travel, with free WiFi where the bandwidth is taken out of their existing bandwidth allowance at home.

4:25 pm 26/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Auto batteries to get a boost with an Oxford piece of tech

If you have concerns about the battery in a motorbike, lawnmower, small car, or something else that generally requires you to sit in or on it and drive it around, a gadget could come to the rescue.

1:37 pm 26/06/2015 By Staff writers
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Hands-on with Amazon’s improvement to paper, the 2015 Kindle Paperwhite

The printed page may still be a winner for reading books, but electronic readers and tablets are certainly making an impact on how people read the titles they’re into, and if you like knowing your device is as sharp as possible, a new Kindle might be worth looking into.

12:52 pm 26/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: LifeProof FRE Power for iPhone 6 (battery case)

Smartphone batteries tend not to go for longer than a day, and Apple’s iPhone 6 is no exception, but the latest case from accessory maker LifeProof isn’t just about pushing the battery life, but also about protecting the phone from danger.

2:03 pm 25/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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