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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
cool tech July 21, 2014 posted by

OSO Push NFC – awesome car mount uses NFC to custom set your phone automatically [Review]

One of the big hassles with using your smartphone in the car for things like music or GPS navigation is the length of time it can take for you to set things up once you get in the vehicle, even before you switch on to drive away. Now a very cool product from car mount people OSOMount promises to take the pain away completely.


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OSO Push NFC – awesome car mount uses NFC to custom set your phone automatically [Review]
Mobile Tech July 21, 2014 posted by

Spendee – new app stops you nickel and diming yourself into an overdraft

Budgeting is the worst part of being a grown-up, and using debit and credit cards makes it even harder since you can’t actually see how much money you have left. Spend $100 in cash and it’s easy to notice, since you literally do not have that cash anymore.  Spendee is an app that helps you visualize your transactions in real time and hopefully keep your spending under control.


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Spendee – new app stops you nickel and diming yourself into an overdraft
Free Software July 17, 2014 posted by

SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]

Who doesn’t enjoy a good old sleep-in? Going to bed late, sleeping until the afternoon, emerging tired and grumpy as the sun sets. And that’s only on Tuesdays. But for some folk, sleep problems are a sad reality, which is where the SleepBot sleep cycle alarm comes in. This app is designed to help you sleep better.


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SleepBot – this sleep cycle alarm helps you sleep better, wake refreshed [Freeware]
Gadgets July 15, 2014 posted by

YE-106 Ultra Mini Headset – Bluetooth earphone is good for hands-free calls, music and losing under couch cushions

Look, huge clunky wireless headsets are just so 1990s, know what we mean? Who needs to look like a fugitive from a cable company call center any more? Today we’ve got the ultimate in miniaturization, and that means small small small.


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YE-106 Ultra Mini Headset – Bluetooth earphone is good for hands-free calls, music and losing under couch cushions
Gadgets July 14, 2014 posted by

Skywatch Windoo 3 – the tiny weather station you plug into your phone

As I write this, there’s a raging thunderstorm outside, so I don’t really need the Skywatch Windoo right now, but it definitely could be useful sometime in the future. This cool little weather gadget  gives you an actual personalized weather report based on current ambient conditions, which could save you from all sorts of trouble.


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Skywatch Windoo 3 – the tiny weather station you plug into your phone
Gadgets July 10, 2014 posted by

Magnetic Bluetooth Keyboard Case Samsung Galaxy S5 – typing gets ultra tech wireless treatment on the Galaxy S5

It must be pretty frustrating if you’re a half decent typist and you find yourself having to hunt and peck on a sub-standard touchscreen keyboard if you’re using a new smartphone. Well clearly others have had the same thought which has spawned a bunch of add-on keyboards, the latest of which uses magnetism as an attachment mechanism.


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Magnetic Bluetooth Keyboard Case Samsung Galaxy S5 – typing gets ultra tech wireless treatment on the Galaxy S5
Free Software July 10, 2014 posted by

ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]

If you own an Android device and often copy or send links from one device to another, then this app’s for you.It is also particularly useful if you often find yourself wanting to save or send long URLs, such as Amazon or eBay products or auctions to other people with your phone or tablet. ShortPaste is a free and useful app that shortens a URL right after you copy it on your device. It’s powered by the popular bit.ly format, so…


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ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]
cool tech July 7, 2014 posted by

Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy

The Oculus Rift is the VR baby of the tech world but it’s not the only game out there. In fact, for a few bucks you can actually build your own. Sure it won’t be as sleek as the Oculus Rift but the Google Cardboard VR Toolkit will definitely take you less time to build, and you won’t need gazillions in venture capital and a buyout to make your eyes happy.


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Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy
Gadgets July 7, 2014 posted by

Schwinn CycleNav Bike Navigation – keep safe on two wheels no matter where you’re headed

Losing your direction out on the road is annoying and can be potentially dangerous, especially if you’re late for a date with the better half. So it’s probably best to always have a handy GPS with you. But what about if you’re going out on a bike ride, you’ll need much more than just a GPS device, you probably also need a road assistant to help you get over all those bumps and humps.


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Schwinn CycleNav Bike Navigation – keep safe on two wheels no matter where you’re headed
cool tech June 30, 2014 posted by

Whistle Phone Finder – lost your phone, just whistle. You know how to whistle right? [Freeware App]

We’ve all suffered from lost phone syndrome at one point or another, haven’t we? Back of the sofa cushions, yesterday’s coat pocket, a bag at the end of the rainbow. It’s just one of those frustrating things that can happen, especially when we’re on our way out of the door to catch a train/plane/bus. But now there’s an app which can help you find your phone in an instant without having to make a call, and it’s totally free.


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Whistle Phone Finder – lost your phone, just whistle. You know how to whistle right? [Freeware App]
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