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Flagship fight: which Android phone wins in 2014?

This year, Apple really does have its work cut out for it when it comes to making a product that can beat what’s out this year, but what if you want something now: what’s the best Android for your money?

3:46 pm 01/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Android Wear is here: LG’s G Watch reviewed

Wearables are set to be the new “big thing” in technology, and while we’ve seen models from Pebble and Samsung in the past, it’s time for LG to get its mitts wet, bringing the first Android Wear device to Australia in the form of the G Watch.

4:56 pm 31/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Plantronics Backbeat Fit Bluetooth earphones

Plantronics has been building fitness friendly earphones for a while now, but its latest Backbeat model may just perfect the formula, building a durable headset that is not only visible in the dark, but also sounds great, too.

6:14 pm 29/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Vodafone boosts 4G with a “re-farming” of the spectrum

Even though 4G LTE gives us impressive speeds, we don’t often get these breakneck speeds inside buildings, but that could change in Australia without needing to upgrade your phone, at least for Vodafone customers, that is.

4:52 pm 29/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Aussies on the defensive as malware mimics police with PCs for ransom

Security problems aren’t going anywhere, and more proof that your computers need a solution comes this week with the news that Aussies are getting hit hard with an Android form of ransomware.

3:16 pm 29/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Kogan joins forces with BenQ for a sub-$250 4G phone

We ended last week with a phone review, so it only makes sense that we start this week with some phone news, and here it is, as Kogan announces a 5 inch 4G handset for around $230.

10:56 am 28/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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LG’s best yet, and a real contender for phone of the year: LG’s G3 reviewed

LG has long been trying to be the leader of the smartphone race, and in its 2014 flagship, it just might have the edge to beat the others, with one of the sharpest screens in the world and a smattering of other cool features. Is this the best phone yet?

4:14 pm 25/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Aussie eButton arrives to improve safety, but is it worth your pocket space?

A new gadget designed in Australia could make personal safety much easier than shouting for help, delivering an alert beacon for your phone when you desperately need the help, but will it really help, or is it just a $30 gadget you’ll never use?

12:41 pm 23/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Cordless phones on the decline, but Panasonic still has a couple of newbies

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to see that mobile phones are taking over in the home. Your contacts are stored on them, as are your messages, and it can’t hurt that you can access the web and play Angry Birds, but just in case you still need a cordless phone, Panasonic has two newbies.

3:49 pm 17/07/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Shazam gets full song streaming, but only if you pay for Rdio on the go

We’re big fans of technology that can help us identify songs from movies, TV shows, and restaurants when we need to, but what if you could listen to the entire track and not just identify it?

1:19 pm 17/07/2014 By Staff writers

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