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Mobile Tech August 27, 2014 posted by

The Fridge – keeping you posted on when your food is due to go post date

I don’t generally share paid apps, since you can usually find something to do the same job for free, but this one should actually help you save money by keeping you from throwing out your perishables before their time. Because, let’s face it, it’s really hard to remember that those avocados don’t last forever. The Fridge app keeps you updated on when your fresh foods are about to go bad on you.


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The Fridge – keeping you posted on when your food is due to go post date
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 27, 2014 posted by

Spinlister – free app service turns your neglected bike into rental cash

Hands up if you’ve got a bicycle lying around in a shed or hallway somewhere which you haven’t used for months? Or what about those of you who’re visiting friends and would love to join them on a weekend bike ride but don’t know how to get hold of a bike easily? Sound familiar? Those are the kinds of reasons that caused Spinlister, an online rental app and service for bikes and surfboards, to happen.


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Spinlister – free app service turns your neglected bike into rental cash
cool tech August 22, 2014 posted by

Crater Screen Protector Applicator – perfect smartphone screen protection every time

You know how you know you should put some kind of protection on your expensive phone, like a plastic screen protector? But you never do, because it’s such a hassle to get those plastic sheets on correctly? Well maybe you don’t have that excuse any more, now that there’s a handy tool to help do the job quickly and neatly.


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Crater Screen Protector Applicator – perfect smartphone screen protection every time
Gadgets August 21, 2014 posted by

T 4 2 Headphone Splitter and Stylus – the most useful splitter of them all

So we’re having a headphone jack splitter showdown. I showed you two cute owls, then I was one upped by a way adorable octopus. But I think I’ve won this battle by finding maybe not the most cute, but certainly the most useful headphone splitter: The T 4 2 Headphone Splitter and Stylus.


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T 4 2 Headphone Splitter and Stylus – the most useful splitter of them all
Awesome August 19, 2014 posted by

THL 5000 – 3 day battery life and enough power to charge your other devices? Yep, this is the amazing 5000mAh phone we’ve been waiting for [Review]

Regular readers will know that we’ve been hunting for the perfect smartphone for a few years now. The criteria is pretty simple. First and most important, it must have a battery life of several days before needing a charge. It also has to have a great price, be as powerful as possible, offer infinitely expandable storage via microSD cards and preferably be dual SIM. We’ve just found that phone.


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THL 5000 – 3 day battery life and enough power to charge your other devices? Yep, this is the amazing 5000mAh phone we’ve been waiting for [Review]
Free Software August 15, 2014 posted by

Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]

Walking is always better when you have somewhere to go. Especially if it’s a hot day, or you’re hungry, or you know, the internet. Having a destination in mind makes walking seem more like a good idea. Virtual Walk is an app for Android and iOS that lets you plan your walking route, and at the same time turn the act of working out into a game.


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Virtual Walk – the app that turns walking into a fun game with your phone [Freeware]
Gadgets August 5, 2014 posted by

Anker Astro Pro 2 – the 20,000 mAh power station in your pocket [Review]

There are portable battery packs and then there are portable battery packs, know what we mean? For your everyday ordinary charge-a-phone tasks, you’re going to be perfectly happy with a standard 5-10,000 mAh power block, but if you need to get some serious portable charging done over a few days, say if you’re in a field or desert oasis somewhere, then you’ll definitely need something like this Anker Astro Pro 2 battery pack.


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Anker Astro Pro 2 – the 20,000 mAh power station in your pocket [Review]
Gadgets August 4, 2014 posted by

Smart Card – wallet sized charger, GPS tracker, card reader, portable hard drive, SOS alert…did we miss anything?

Inventor Gene Aikins wrote to us recently, asking whether we would mention his new crowdfunding project, Smart Card. We wrote back, explaining that we’re reluctant to promote crowdfunding project nowadays unless they offer some significant universal value, and are likely to actually get made, at which point we expected him to go away and leave us alone. He didn’t. His response, which basically offered up the ‘small inventor’ angle, was eloquent enough to get us thinking about this whole crowdfunding…


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Smart Card – wallet sized charger, GPS tracker, card reader, portable hard drive, SOS alert…did we miss anything?
Gadgets August 4, 2014 posted by

Samaritan Cable – this $3 accessory could really help you make a lot of friends

You know how easy it is to run out of power on your smartphone mid-way through the day? Usually at a time when it’s the most crucial you make that call, or check that message? Well here’s a tiny tool which will probably save your bacon in more ways than one some day.


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Samaritan Cable – this $3 accessory could really help you make a lot of friends
Mobile Tech July 30, 2014 posted by

Energy Phone Pro – high quality dual SIM octa-core Android smartphone boasts a heartwarming 3 yr warranty [Review]

It’s always great to be surprised by nice things, especially when you’re actually expecting something pretty ordinary. So it was with this new phone from popular Spanish manufacturer Energy Sistem, one of the top Spanish consumer electronics makers. The Energy Phone Pro is the company’s first ever Android smartphone, and instead of coming out with something boring and me-too, they’ve managed to produce a product that is really top notch in a lot of ways.


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Energy Phone Pro – high quality dual SIM octa-core Android smartphone boasts a heartwarming 3 yr warranty [Review]
Gadgets July 30, 2014 posted by

DSLRPros 3-Axis Smartphone Stabilizer – make like Steven Spielberg with your smartphone camera

If you’ve ever tried to grab some cool video with your smartphone while on the move, you’ll know just how frustrating it can be making everything look smooth. When you walk the camera judders and don’t even talk about trying to pan around an object or person without those horrible wobblies. But now there’s a new tech which can help you look as smooth as Spielberg, just without the Oscars.


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DSLRPros 3-Axis Smartphone Stabilizer – make like Steven Spielberg with your smartphone camera
Free Software July 29, 2014 posted by

Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time [Freeware]

There are interesting things all around us. I’m not talking about, like, magic in the natural world, I’m talking about forgotten historical landmarks and quirky hidden shops. The things that make life interesting. Sometimes there is a wealth of random locations right under your nose. Field Trip is the app to help you find them.


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Field Trip – free app helps you explore places one cool and unique thing at a time [Freeware]
Gadgets July 26, 2014 posted by

Samsung Gear Live – Google gives us a walkthrough of the brand new Android Wear kit at their HQ [Report]

We took a visit to Google HQ this week to check out any interesting bits and pieces on show at its Christmas in June show. In the event the thing we were most intrigued by was the Google Android Wear section which featured a couple of new devices, including the brand new Samsung Gear Live watch.


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Samsung Gear Live – Google gives us a walkthrough of the brand new Android Wear kit at their HQ [Report]
Awesome July 24, 2014 posted by

goTenna – No wi-fi? No cell service? No problem, just turn your smart phone into a CB radio

If you’re like me, you take your cell phone wherever you go but it always seems like the times you need it most, you don’t have any service. Say your car breaks down and you need to call a friend or you’re running late for a meeting and you’re coming from the middle of nowhere. Without fail, no service. goTenna is a product designed to keep you communicating when your mobile service fails.


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goTenna – No wi-fi? No cell service? No problem, just turn your smart phone into a CB radio
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