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Stuff for mobile devices

Gadgets April 17, 2014 posted by

ChargeKey – the most useful thing you can put on your keychain right now

If you carry around a smartphone, you need to keep it charged. But just as importantly, you’ll often want to move stuff to and from the handset, whether it’s photos, music or just plain old data files. The choice of tools to get this done are legion, but for our money, one of the coolest and most effective gadgets you can have with you is this ChargeKey, a two-in-one data and charge cablette.


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ChargeKey – the most useful thing you can put on your keychain right now
Gadgets April 16, 2014 posted by

Power Jacket Stand For Samsung Galaxy S5 – keep it on longer and upright better

So you’ve got your shiny new bauble, eh? Enjoying it? The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is definitely making waves as you’d expect, with the usual kind of sales figures in the millions over launch weekend. Of course now the first sales rush is over, we’re expecting some add-on feeding frenzy, and one of the first out of the blocks is this puppy.


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Power Jacket Stand For Samsung Galaxy S5 – keep it on longer and upright better
Freeware April 14, 2014 posted by

Android Tuner Free – the ultimate swiss army knife utility for your smartphone or tablet [Freeware]

True Android geeks love their platform in ways that iOS users can only dream about. Unlike soft bellied iPhone users, ‘droids have a need, an almost primordial urge in fact, to tinker, tweak and optimize their device of choice. And now the perfect free tool has arrived to let them do just that.


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Android Tuner Free – the ultimate swiss army knife utility for your smartphone or tablet [Freeware]
Mobile Tech April 10, 2014 posted by

Sleep Sounds – fall asleep fast, with 500 soothing recorded sounds from around the world [+ Giveaway]

Everyone needs a good night’s sleep, but it’s increasingly difficult to guarantee. It’s not just the caffeine, booze and late night game playing that does the damage, but also the high octane lifestyle that comes from living in the fast lane, you hipsters you.


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Sleep Sounds – fall asleep fast, with 500 soothing recorded sounds from around the world [+ Giveaway]
Gadgets April 9, 2014 posted by

Smartphone Temperature Sensor – is that a thermometer in your tablet or is it just hot in here?

Need a quick read of the temperature of your surroundings? Or maybe you just want to see how hot or cold your coffee is? Carrying around a thermometer is not really practical, but it makes more sense if it happens to be attached to something you do have in your pocket anyway.


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Smartphone Temperature Sensor – is that a thermometer in your tablet or is it just hot in here?
Gadgets April 5, 2014 posted by

Kingston Data Traveler Micro Duo 16GB – the perfect keychain data mover for phones [Review]

It’s all very well and good carrying around large amounts of data on our mobile phones, but the problem comes when we want to transfer it easily and quickly between phones, computers and other devices. Small files are fine, but when it comes to huge video files, or even lots of images or music tracks, it can be a real pain. And don’t even start us off about the slow speed of Bluetooth.


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Kingston Data Traveler Micro Duo 16GB – the perfect keychain data mover for phones [Review]
Gadgets April 4, 2014 posted by

Massive Dock – an iPhone dock made out of pure concrete…the lion and the lamb?

We’ve heard of some crazy ideas in our time, but whoever came up with the concept of creating a smartphone dock out of 570g of pure concrete definitely needs help. For one thing, everyone knows that concrete and phones don’t mix. If you’ve ever tried dropping your handset on some, you’ll know what we mean.


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Massive Dock – an iPhone dock made out of pure concrete…the lion and the lamb?
Awesome April 3, 2014 posted by

Landmark EU deal scraps mobile phone roaming fees and promises free and open services across Europe

In a landmark ruling, the European parliament has today voted to scrap mobile phone roaming fees across the EU from December 2015, and also stop service providers from crippling 3rd party services such as Skype which are used for data calls on the move.


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Landmark EU deal scraps mobile phone roaming fees and promises free and open services across Europe
Gadgets April 2, 2014 posted by

iPhone Clip-On Screen Magnifier – pfaff…who needs a large screen launch from Apple?

All eyes are on Cupertino as we wait with bated…er…baited breath for the launch of the next iteration of the iPhone. Rumors are it will be the first time we see a large screen model from Apple, overturning years of the company’s stubborn refusal to bow to market demand. But perhaps it’s already too late?


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iPhone Clip-On Screen Magnifier – pfaff…who needs a large screen launch from Apple?
Gadgets April 2, 2014 posted by

iPhone 5 Camera Grip – give your phone the digital camera feel with this snap on accessory

Let’s imagine for a moment you’ve suddenly discovered your latent ability as a photographer, mostly taken with your phone at your family gatherings and other festive occasions. Now imagine you could make the snappy snap process more comfortable with the simple addition of a low cost accessory. Would you be interested? Of course you would.


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iPhone 5 Camera Grip – give your phone the digital camera feel with this snap on accessory
Freeware April 1, 2014 posted by

My Paid Apps – keep track of all the Android app and in-app purchases you’ve ever made [Freeware]

One of the things that’s most frustrating about hanging out with Mr Android is the fact that it’s not easy to keep track of the stuff you buy on the Google Play store. Sure you can visit the store online and take a look at your purchased apps, but it’s very random, and it’s almost impossible to find everything without lots of very boring scrolling.


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My Paid Apps – keep track of all the Android app and in-app purchases you’ve ever made [Freeware]
Gadgets March 28, 2014 posted by

Mini Cinema for iPhone 5 – turn your phone into an instant portable movie theater

Sometimes, no matter how great the screen resolution, your smartphone simply won’t cut it as a portable entertainment device. Because let’s face it, 4 inches is still just 4 inches. But fear not, intrepid traveler, because we have located a solution which will bring a tear to your eye.


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Mini Cinema for iPhone 5 – turn your phone into an instant portable movie theater
huh..? March 27, 2014 posted by

Apple Files Walk & Text Patent – but isn’t it just a little too late guys?

Apparently an Apple patent filing has just surfaced from September 2012 which describes how the company would like to help people avoid bumping into things while texting. They would like to do this by turning the background of the phone into a video feed taken from the rear camera. All rather nice. Except for one small point.


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Apple Files Walk & Text Patent – but isn’t it just a little too late guys?