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King creates a couch that can charge your phone

If you’ve ever said “I wish my couch had an iPhone charger in it”, you’re probably thinking along the same lines as some Australian designers.

4:33 pm 22/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Oppo beefs up its slim smartphones in the R7, R7 Plus

Smartphones keep getting bigger, but they’re also always in an effort to get slimmer, and a new pair on the way from Oppo offers both in spades.

5:47 pm 21/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Sol learns from NASA for human-inspired earphones

Earphones are more than just things that go in your ears, and Sol Republic knows it, as the company taps NASA’s research into humans for an interesting pair of speakers for your ears.

5:27 pm 21/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Spotify gets you in the mood to run with music tuned to your step

There are so many all-you-can-listen-to music services out there, it can be very hard to pick, but if you’re a runner, you’re about to have your mind made up for you.

11:41 am 21/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Six months on: Sony Xperia Z3

2014 may be over, but Sony’s Xperia Z3 still holds a place in our heart for the best phone of that year, bringing speed, design, and quality to a package that’s hard to ignore. Six months later, does it still hold up?

1:31 pm 20/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Livescribe finally jots notes on Android

If you’re still someone in love with the pen and were tempted to try a digital replacement, Livescribe has finally arrived for Android. Finally.

1:17 pm 20/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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It’s National Consumer Fraud Week, here’s how not to be caught out

Security is one of those things we all have to be conscious of, and this week, doubly so, as Norton sends word of it being National Consumer Fraud Week. Are you aware of the cons being played online with you?

11:17 am 19/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Why one day of phone life is normal, and what to do about it

If there’s one constant we’re seeing from smartphone reviews this year, it’s that you should only expect one day of battery life. Why is this, and what can you do about it?

3:00 pm 18/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Review: Microsoft Lumia 640XL

Big phones are a big deal, but they also come with big price tags. Not necessarily so, as Microsoft finds a way to cut under $500 with a 5.7 inch Windows-powered phablet.

1:33 pm 18/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Rdio finds a middle ground for paid music subscriptions

There are quite a few music streaming services out there, but most hit the $10 to $15 mark. If you’re not sold on that sort of pricing, Rdio has a plan for $6 per month music.

5:35 pm 14/05/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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