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View-Master returns, now digital and augmented

If you’re Generation Y or older, there’s a good chance you’ve used a View-Master in your childhood. Now, the old school toy returns with a new school angle.

4:44 pm 25/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Study shows disconnect between kids and parents online

According to a new study, only one in five parents are concerned about what their kids are getting up to online, and most aren’t talking about cyber safety. When education is one of the key solutions, this might be a troubling fact.

12:06 pm 20/11/2015 By Staff writers

What does “waterproof” really mean for gadgets?

Waterproof gadgets are now a thing, as phones and tablets are beginning to be less afraid of getting wet. But what does this mean, and can a waterproof gadget still drown?

4:37 pm 19/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

ApplePay lands in Australia courtesy of American Express

If you’re an owner of a recent Apple iPhone and you regularly rely on American Express, you’ll find the future of mobile payments is now in the palm of your hand.

11:45 am 19/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
The S-Pen works with this extra pen activated dock.

Samsung’s Note 5 gets more space (if you don’t own it)

We weren’t too impressed that Samsung decided its Galaxy Note 5 should only come in 32GB, souring what was otherwise an excellent phone. Fortunately, the company has seen the light.

5:12 pm 18/11/2015 By Staff writers

Jabra dons a Bluetooth headset, but it’s for right ears only

We don’t hear much about single-ear Bluetooth earpieces anymore, but just in case you thought the category was dead, Jabra has something new.

4:48 pm 18/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

A day of ordinary: Motorola’s flagship X Style reviewed

This year, Motorola has not one, but two smartphones it wants to call flagship, offering a choice between solid battery life in the X Play or solid specs and looks in the X Style, but does this last model live up to its namesake?

4:20 pm 18/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Microsoft opens first store outside US, and it’s in Sydney

Australia has plenty of Apple stores, and we even have a couple of Samsung stores, but we now have our first Microsoft store, and it’s not just for Microsoft products, but for anyone with a tech problem that involves a Microsoft-made thing.

12:41 pm 12/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

Laser to shield phones, tablets with an industrial sandwich bag

The next time you’re at the beach or pool and you’re concerned your phone will take a dive in the drink, there’s a very good chance you’ll want one of Laser’s latest gadgets.

10:35 am 12/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

New form of malware could permanently infect a phone

If there was ever a reason to invest in security software, it may come from a new type of malware that once infected never leaves your phone, and can’t be removed until you go get a new one.

1:49 pm 09/11/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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