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Panasonic’s Android cameraphone arrives July

We haven’t seen a phone from Panasonic in quite some time, but that is about to change, as Panasonic’s Photokina 2014 announcement gets a release date for 2015 in Australia.

2:56 pm 07/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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AppMonday: Lifeline (iOS, Android, Apple Watch)

Out of nowhere you get a message from someone: help. They’ve crashed on a moon and you’re the only one they can talk to. You can help them in this little interactive novel, available on iOS, Android, and even the Apple Watch.

12:34 pm 06/07/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Optus to let prepaid users keep leftover data

Prepaid users with Optus are about to get a little gift, provided they keep topping up, as the telco announces monthly data allowances will roll over, which should prove popular.

12:31 pm 03/07/2015 By Staff writers
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GadgetGuy’s best phones of 2015 (so far)

A question we’re asked more regularly than anything else is “what phone should I buy”? Seeing as it’s July, the half-way mark for the year, we should probably answer that.

4:54 pm 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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Oppo’s 4.85mm thin R5 smartphone reviewed

Apple may lead the smartphone wars with the iPhone, but Oppo is challenging the big A for some inventiveness, finding a way to make mobiles slimmer than ever with the 4.85mm thin R5. Is this as good as it is thin?

11:37 am 26/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Microsoft rolls out Office access to Android

If your laptop is out of charge and you need to show a presentation or edit a Word document, your phone might just save your life, as Office gets rolled out to one more operating system.

3:43 pm 25/06/2015 By Staff writers

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