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  • LAST STOCK: Nintendo Classic Mini available online at EB Games

    While Nintendo may have put the Classic Mini to bed and will no longer be making the device – we had to speculate that there might still be units in warehouses ready to ship – the final shipment though they may be. That’s confirmed today, as EB Games have...
  • Podcast: Your Tech Life #362

    This week I check in again with Rob on his Apple to Android transition – how’s he coping and what’s good and bad.  Plus calls on Intercoms, doorbells, Windows 10, and Smart TVs – and the latest news from TPG who are building a new mobile network for Australia,...
  • The app for the visually impaired to improve the movie experience: MovieReading

    You’ve been to the movies plenty of times – you’ve enjoyed that Dolby sound, the huge wide screen experience and the popcorn.  Now imagine that experience for someone who can’t see or has a visual impairment. Great cinematography transforms a good movie into one that is truly memorable. It’s...
  • Switching from iPhone to Android: Widgets are a winner – Day 15

    When we set reader Rob the challenge of switching from iPhone to Android we knew the challenge wouldn’t be easy. His first impressions were good, but didn’t show signs it would last quite frankly.  So how is he getting on after two weeks? Day 15 So It’s been two...
  • Easter Gadget & Tech deals available now!

    As I forecast on my radio show this week, there are some great deals to be had for those shopping this weekend for phones, cameras, laptops and more and they’re all available from today. With the shops closed yesterday and some closing again on Monday there’s an incentive being...
  • Smartphone Wars: Huge range of new phones hitting the market

    When it comes to that once every two year purchase of a mobile phone, for many it’s just a case of sign me up again and hand over the latest version of whatever it is I have now.  But seriously, if you examine the market you’ll find a wide...
  • RIP Nintendo Classic Mini (NES) – Discontinued

    After breaking the internet late last year, the Nintendo Classic Mini Entertainment System is no more.  Nintendo have announced the final shipments of the super cheap and highly regarded product have been made and the product discontinued. Turns out, it was never going to be a long term product...
  • Garmin launches the Vivosmart 3 wearable tracker aimed at wellness

    What you get for your money in 2017 when it comes to fitness trackers might just blow your mind. But don’t worry, if you are wearing one you’ll likely get a notification of that because they track your stress levels as well as basic fitness monitoring. Garmin have introduced...
  • Vodafone ramps up its Mobile Broadband and SIM Only offering

    Vodafone have launched a raft of new plans, tweaking their data offering on both mobile phone and mobile broadband plans. Launched in Vodafone’s April in-store “let’s talk” magazine, the mobile broadband offering ranges from $15 a month for 3GB of data (on 2 year plans), up to $60 a...
  • Samsung lets you go hands on with all its gadgets and gizmos

    One of the amazing things about what companies like Samsung do at the big tech trade shows like CES and Mobile World Congress is the experience – the interactive displays that let you experience – in particular Virtual Reality – first hand. For the first time in the world,...
  • Honda introduces Miimo, a Robotic Lawn Mower

    Honda might make great cars, but they really don’t stop there – with planes in the works they’ve taken aim at the humble home lawn with the launch of their first robotic lawn mower in the United States. This little fella – Miimo – will be out there roaming...
  • Australia to get a fourth mobile network: TPG aiming to reach 80% of the population

    Australians are about to get a whole lot more choice and some serious competition for their mobile data business with TPG set to build their own mobile network across Australia starting next year. The Telco giant 18 months ago purchased iiNet to push itself up into the top tier...
  • Westpac customers can now use Samsung Pay

    Westpac has today announced their debit and credit card holders can now use Samsung Pay – a first move from the big bank outside their own app and payment technology. While they may have been fighting to collectively bargain with Apple for access to Apple Pay it seems Westpac were...
  • Netgear Arlo Pro Review: How do you improve something so good?

    It’s been two years since I first installed Arlo cameras at my home.  These wire-free security cameras were a revolution – I’d always wanted surveillance video but there was no way I was running wires for power and connectivity. To have a weather proof, 100% wireless camera meant anything...
  • Future Tech We’re keen to get behind

    In a fast changing world of technology it is easy to miss some great innovation until you see your early-adopter friend with their new toy. Here are three items that you can get behind today and bring up at lunch with your buddies.   Off-road Thrills now Electrifying We’ve...
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