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Sony, Philips beat Beats to Lightning headphones

If there’s one company we expected to make Lightning headphones first, it was Apple, or at least the headphone brand it bought recently, Beats. But a couple of brands have beaten Beats to the punch.

2:06 pm 12/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Google increases Android app refund window from 15 minutes to 2 hours

Don’t like the app you just bought on your Android phone? You’ve always had the option of refunding it, but now, you have a wee bit more time to make it happen.

1:19 pm 12/09/2014 By Staff writers
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HP’s student-ready laptops fight for space in the backpacks of your kids

All eyes may well be on Apple’s iPhone 6 this week, but there’s a place in our hearts and possibly the luggage your kids drag to school every day for some notebooks made by HP, with machines for the little ones when you’re on a real budget.

12:01 pm 11/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Lexar connects phones and PCs with USB 3.0, offers 128GB microSD

While we love the microUSB/USB combo drives, the fact that they’re never made for USB 3.0 bothers us, but Lexar is changing that this year, and even providing a massive boost of storage for smartphones, too.

11:31 am 08/09/2014 By Staff writers
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Kensington iPad keyboard case to charge phones while you type

If you live on your tablet and use it like a laptop, you probably find it a little frustrating that you can’t charge your phone from a spare port like you can a notebook’s USB port, but peripheral maker Kensington is making a fix for that.

5:35 pm 03/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Slick screen: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 10.5 reviewed

More than just another tablet in its long running Galaxy Tab range, the Tab S is a reinvention with a screen that will make your eyes go wow and a weight that outshines even Apple’s iPad.

5:10 pm 03/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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What tablets should be: Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 reviewed

Microsoft’s Surface machines have always been made to highlight the best experience Windows 8 could bring, and in the Surface Pro 3, the company is improving both the design and spec to make a true Ultrabook competitor. Is the third time really the charm?

1:58 pm 28/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Phones, tablets, and laptops to stay on from take-off to landing in Australia on Qantas

We’ve heard for years that electronic gadgets need to be off during take-off and landing, and you’ve probably questioned it, but from today, that is no longer an issue.

11:22 am 26/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Vodafone brings prepaid mobile broadband peeps into the 4G fold

Vodafone has been rebuilding its network this year, and if you’ve been taking advantage of the data as a 3G customer, you may want to grab a 4G dongle, because you’re about to have access.

4:57 pm 15/08/2014 By Staff writers
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Intel shrinks processors down further to make the future just that much more powerful

The next line of processors from Intel is almost here, and they’ll do more than just offer faster speeds and better battery life: they’ll be smaller than any other Intel chips before it.

4:18 pm 12/08/2014 By Leigh D. Stark

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