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Gadgets February 1, 2016 posted by

Ringly – smart ring moves tech bling to your fat fing-er

You know that stuff called ‘wearables’, that everyone was shouting about last year? Well the idea hasn’t gone away. In fact it seems to be getting worse. The geeks are now trying to stick this kind of on-body tech into just about every bit of our lives. Like this Ringly device for instance, which is being marketed as a ‘smart ring’. Oh yes.


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Ringly – smart ring moves tech bling to your fat fing-er
cool tech November 27, 2015 posted by

Anywhere SIM – cool new SIM card automatically switches to the best network signal in your location

The new SIM card from Anywhere SIM is an concept which deserves to catch on. The basic idea is to have one SIM card which can automatically switch to any of a number of service providers, depending on their signal in your location. Presto, suddenly you’re always getting the maximum signal where you are. No more crouching next to the back window to get three bars.


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Anywhere SIM – cool new SIM card automatically switches to the best network signal in your location
Mobile Tech October 23, 2015 posted by

Refugee Emojis Keyboard – download a keyboard and make a donation

If you have been paying attention to the news at all you may have noticed that there’s an issue with refugees right now. An issue that is best described as a crisis. Not everyone is in a position to open their homes but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing that can be done. Picking up the Refugee Emojis Keyboard will help fund the effort to save people.


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Refugee Emojis Keyboard – download a keyboard and make a donation
Mobile Tech July 28, 2015 posted by

VK 6050 S Smartphone – HUGE 6050mAh battery gives 4 days of use with this great phone [Review] [Editors Choice]

For a long time now, people have been asking for longer battery life for their mobile phones, but until recently the manufacturers seem to have been more focused on style over substance. But recently we’ve noticed a change from the Android makers, and it’s excellent. These new phones offer around 3 days of operation from a charge, which makes life so much easier. And now there’s a new king of the jungle out there, which offers even more.


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VK 6050 S Smartphone – HUGE 6050mAh battery gives 4 days of use with this great phone [Review] [Editors Choice]
Free Software May 19, 2015 posted by

Wemp Locator – collaborative crime map helps you protect your smartphone in risky areas [Freeware]

Over 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US in 2013, and according to the statistics the problem is growing. As our phones become more sophisticated and more expensive, it’s logical to expect them to become more desirable targets for street villains and others. Despite all the talk of kill-switches and suchlike, there appears to be no way to avoid the increasing crime wave at the moment. Or is there?


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Wemp Locator – collaborative crime map helps you protect your smartphone in risky areas [Freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 15, 2015 posted by

Meerkat Android – live Twitter streaming app finally reaches Android phones. Addictive Much? [Freeware]

We can definitely understand all the fuss and bother over the new Twitter live video streaming apps, Meerkat and Periscope. Yes, they were horribly over hyped at first (especially Meerkat), but actually they’re very interesting apps in their own right. The idea of live streaming brief glimpses of time from across the world can be incredibly addictive, especially when you throw in the chat interaction.


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Meerkat Android – live Twitter streaming app finally reaches Android phones. Addictive Much? [Freeware]
Fun & Games May 13, 2015 posted by

The Target : Off Radar – turn your city into a real time cops and robbers game with your phone

Hear that sound? It’s the sound of a whole new generation of augmented reality smartphone games rushing towards your handset, following on from the success of Google’s Ingress title. The first of these is a cool riff on the GTA franchise, dealing with cops and robbers and some real time diamond thefts in your neighborhood.


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The Target : Off Radar – turn your city into a real time cops and robbers game with your phone
Gadgets April 27, 2015 posted by

ZGPAX S29 Smart Watch Phone – $54 delivers a state of the art computer phone to your wrist

It’s not the speed of technological change that’s really so staggering, as how fast the various techs come and go. Here we are at the start of the ‘smart watch’ era, and even so there are budget priced products coming out which really demonstrate that your new gadget is almost obsolete the moment you receive it. Tough time to be a manufacturer.


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ZGPAX S29 Smart Watch Phone – $54 delivers a state of the art computer phone to your wrist
Mobile Tech April 24, 2015 posted by

Ding – simplify the process of topping up your phone

Anyone on a pay as you go phone plan will know it can sometimes be quite a hassle to top up the fees. You can use cards, sometimes text messages or free calls, but it can still be a hassle. Likewise when you’re trying to top up someone else’s phone, say if you’re a parent. Now there’s a new service which promises to make it easier.


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Ding – simplify the process of topping up your phone
Mobile Tech April 22, 2015 posted by

Lullabond – find out why your baby is crying using your phone

Every parent knows just how frustrating it can be when the baby cries and you can’t figure out why. Is it hunger? Pain? Discomfort? What? Most of the anguish that new parents face is tied in to this issue. Now a new company is hoping to combat the panic by introducing a smartphone app which will translate those cries into a meaningful suggestion. Don’t laugh, they think they can do it.


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Lullabond – find out why your baby is crying using your phone
Free Software April 20, 2015 posted by

Fossdroid – ditch Google apps and go fully open source on your phone [Freeware]

There are lots – and we mean lots – of free apps out there for your Android smartphone. However most of them are just free to push ads onto your phone, or they’re cut down versions which nag you to upgrade to get the ‘full’ version. Which is why this online catalog of open source apps for Android really makes a refreshing change.


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Fossdroid – ditch Google apps and go fully open source on your phone [Freeware]
Mobile Tech April 13, 2015 posted by

Honor Holly – budget Android smartphone comes with some pedigree style [Review]

Judging different budget smartphones can get to be a tricky proposition if all you do is look at the specifications. Ticking the boxes rarely gives you a true answer as to value, so it’s important to try and judge a whole package rather than just a set of numbers. The new Honor Holly budget phone is a case in point.


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Honor Holly – budget Android smartphone comes with some pedigree style [Review]