Other key features:

  • Available in 1.2, 1.8m and 3m
  • Aluminium circuit board casing, aramid fibre-reinforced conductors, and flexible insulation increases durability
  • Lightning cables have Apple MFi certification
  • USB-C has USB-IF certification
ITy Bytes 17 July

Intel adds idiot-proof overclocking to Core i9

Intel is so confident that its Core i9 series can be pushed that it has introduced a ‘Get peace of mind with Performance Tuning Protection Plan( PTPP)’ that gives a one-time return if your qualifying processor has damage due to overclocking.

The details are here, and you must use the Intel Performance Maximiser software.

ITy Bytes 17 July

Amazon Kindle now with tone adjustment

 Kindle Oasis has a 7-inch, 300ppi Paperwhite e-ink screen with a colour tone adjustment from cool to warm for day to night reading. A single charge gives weeks of reading.

It’s IPX8 rated to protect against immersion in up to two meters of freshwater for up to 60 minutes. It will ship from 24 July and is available for pre-order today at https://www.amazon.com.au/s?k=kindle&ref=nb_sb_noss_2 for  You can get Choose from water-safe fabric covers in Marine Blue, Punch Red or Charcoal; leather covers in Black or Merlot for $49.99; or a premium leather cover for $64.99.

ITy Bytes 17 July

Brydge Pro for iPad Pro

Brydge is one of GadgetGuy’s must-have aftermarket products for Surface Pro and iPad. It now has a Pro version for the iPad Pro 11 and 12.9-inch versions (2018+) at $229.99/249.99.

It is a clever clip-on dual connectivity Bluetooth and USB-C keyboard that has adjustable backlit keys, 12-month rechargeable battery and comes in Space Grey or Silver. We are long-time users, and it beats the others hands down for a typist’s experience.

ITy Bytes 17 July

Samsung’s new fridges have SpaceMax technology

Samsung’s new Side-by-Side range has SpaceMax Technology, which uses high-efficiency insulation to keeps the walls thin, creating more storage space inside the fridge without increasing the external dimensions. It also offers the option of a non-plumbed water, and ice dispenser model, meaning even Australians in rental properties can choose to enjoy chilled water or ice straight from the fridge door without the hassle of plumbing – just fill the 4.5L water jug inside and you’re good to go!

Samsung French Door models, one finished in black stainless steel have smart capabilities outside of the Family Hub range, via the SmartThings app on their compatible smartphone and a Bixby update that allows users to control their fridge using their voice.

ITy Bytes 17 July
Model RRP
676L Side by Side Refrigerator in Matte Black Stainless Steel Finish $2,599
696L Side by Side Refrigerator in Black Stainless Steel Finish $2,199
696L Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel Finish $2,099
French Door Refrigerator in Black Stainless Steel Finish $3,999
French Door Refrigerator in Stainless Steel Finish $3,799