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Cheap smartphones are something I get asked about a lot – conveniently, Microsoft is bringing its two cheapest ever Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Australia. The Lumia 435 will retail for AUD$129 and is Microsoft's cheapest smartphone launched locally to... read more
I got to try something very cool this week, an Aussie innovation called Realm that's designed to add force into gaming. Unlike the Wiimote or Kinect, Realm is a motion control system that really needs you to put your back into it.   "When people get off... read more
Vodafone this week announced that it’s bringing 4G calling, also known as Voice over LTE or VoLTE, to Australia later this year. Phone calls are currently only made using 2G or 3G, as 4G was a spectrum designed for data-only. Using 4G for phone calls will... read more
Microsoft last week launched Outlook for iOS and Android, a standalone email client for mobile operating systems. The app itself is a rebranded version of Acompli, a critically acclaimed mobile email client that Microsoft acquired in December of last year... read more
2015 might have only just started, but I can already tell its going to be an exciting year in tech.   Windows 10 is one of the reasons 2015 is going to be exciting. Microsoft made a few new announcements regarding Windows 10 the other week. The biggest... read more

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Life & Technology - 2GB 30th August, 2014

Father's Day is just a week away! This week we've taken a look at some of the best gifts for dad!


Jawbone's Up24 is one of the best fitness trackers on the market. It looks slick, does a great drop of tracking your activity, measures your sleep and has brilliantly designed app - perfect for the dad who's always on the go.


Does your dad love his electric guitars? If so, the iRig is a great gift. The iRig lets you plug a guitar straight into your iPhone or iPad and use it is as an amp - and it almost sounds as good.



Life & Technology - 2GB 16th August, 2014

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is finally getting a release in Australia at the end of this month! It's a product I've been pretty excited about, so it was great sit down and talk with Matt Chapman, Microsoft's Product Marketing Manager for the Surface. What's different about the Surface Pro 3 when compared to other tablets is that it's a device that's not only designed to consume on, but to create. According to Matt, the Surface Pro 3 is a tablet designed for productivity, and is designed to replace both your existing tablet, and your laptop!


Life & Technology - 2GB 9th August, 2014

The week that was brought us a whole lot of phone news, on both the telco and device side.


Life & Technology - 2GB 28th June, 2014

This week in tech was a bit of a mixed bag, bringing with it some good news, some bad, and some pretty nifty.


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