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  • BEST for Kids 2014 – Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids

    When we thought about what item or gadget was “BEST for Kids” we knew that it had to be a tablet, they are everywhere, kids are learning, playing and communicating with these things more than ever could have been expected.  But when choosing which was BEST – do we...
  • BEST Networking 2014 – Netgear Nighthawk

    Your home router is pretty boring.  Boring to look at, and probably lacking in features if it’s the one your internet provider supplied you with.  Netgear changed things up when they introduced the Nighthawk.  The fasted “ac” WiFi available, features like “beam forming” to give you better coverage make this a great...
  • BEST Smartphone 2014 – HTC ONE (M8)

    Another very difficult category. You’ve gotta pick a winner though right? iPhone 5s a great phone – easy to use and still extremely popular. The Galaxy S5 is the most popular Android phone on the market and is also one of the most feature rich. Its popularity is largely...
  • Stay at Home mum : “this was a mistake, but I’m going to fix it”

    It’s been a pretty rough 24 hours for Jody Allen, the face and founder of “Stay at Home Mum”. Under fire for allegedly purchasing domain names similar or related to competitor sites, her Facebook page is awash with complaints and concerns from her readers – Today, Jody published a...
  • BEST Accessory – Logitech Case+

    I can’t tell you how many cases and covers have come through the EFTM studio. It’s like the problem with finding awesome products at the annual Consumer Electronics Show – so many thousands of small iPhone and Mobile accessories to choose from!...
  • BEST Sound 2014 – Braven 855s

    Ok, so this is a tough one – the sound category is packed with great players. Yep, Sonos, Samsung, Sony are doing great sound.  In the portable market there’s the fantastic products from Harmon/Kardon and Logitech.  But recently, the Braven 855s took our eyes and ears....
  • BEST Roaming 2014 – Vodafone

    Everyone’s got a mobile, so our first thought was to choose a best telco – but in reality, there’s a fair bit at stake when it comes to choosing a telco, from plan length, contract terms, coverage, speed, customer service – all of these things mean a lot in...
  • The travellers saviour: Google Translate using your phone camera

    Google might be amazing at search, but there are some capabilities they have created for us all which are hardly ever spoken about – and they are amazing.  Google Translate is one such service, but it’s a whole lot more than just their type and translate service – it...
  • Switching to Android: Keeping your iTunes music library

    One of the big things that ties people to their iPhone is their music library.  You’ve invested a whole stack of time into getting your CD’s into iTunes and you’ve spent goodness knows how much money you’ve spent on great songs and albums?  There’s an easy way to ensure...
  • Twitter Tip: Get notifications on your mobile from certain users

    Twitter can be amazing when it comes to getting information in next to real-time from celebrities, companies, news organisations, emergency services and just average everyday people.  Sometimes to get the most of something new – like Twitter – you need to dig a little deeper into the features available...
  • How Facebook takes your security seriously

    With concerns heightened about our data being safe online after the huge breach at eBay caused millions of people around the world to have their personal details exposed to hackers, we should rightly be asking ourselves about how seriously ever major website is taking security.  EFTM sat down with Gregg...
  • Kogan Professional Camera Tripod review – time to rethink Kogan

    Call me an impulse shopper but I’m not sure I really needed the items I bought online from Kogan a few weeks ago. Delivered, and unpacked – with the Kogan logo slapped on the side this is no “el cheap” it’s a bloody good tripod and I just had...
  • Things to look forward to in iOS 8 for your iPhone

    Apple CEO Tim Cook stood on stage in San Francisco early this morning Aussie time at the 25th anniversary Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). This is the time of year where everyone hopes to hear about a shiny new device from Apple, but year after year they are...
  • Optus increases data and creates data sharing on mobile plans

    Optus has announced a revamp of its “MyPlan” range of mobile plans with an increase in data allowances as well as an appealing data sharing option for users with multiple devices.   Generous data plans are nothing new, nor is data sharing, however the plans Optus has announced today...
  • Review – Jawbone Era Bluetooth headset

    Jawbone have taken another step forward with their Bluetooth earpiece with the release recently of the ERA headset.  It’s got a great size, slick design and some nice little features which you might just enjoy if you’re in the market for a bluetooth earpiece....
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