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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
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
Awesome May 28, 2014 posted by

Skype Translate – new technology from Microsoft looks like the translation breakthrough we’ve been waiting for

We reckon that deep down everyone would like to be a fluent linguist in multiple languages. It’s just so cool to be able to walk into a room and start chatting away in a different language to a friend or family member. As someone who can barely speak one language, that makes me severely envious.


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Skype Translate – new technology from Microsoft looks like the translation breakthrough we’ve been waiting for
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]
software April 8, 2014 posted by

Tabify – record your guitar playing and turn it into tablature automatically

If you’ve ever tried to transfer a song you’ve learned from the guitar to paper, you’ll know it can be a real pain getting it right. You’ve got to make sure you put all the notes and chords in the right place, as well as the fingering, and it takes time. Now there’s a new app coming which promises to make it much easier all round.


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Tabify – record your guitar playing and turn it into tablature automatically
Bookmark This! April 8, 2014 posted by

Webtrate – fed up with wasting time on the web? This will definitely cure the problem

The web’s great, but boy does it suck up time. How many times have you started your day with great intentions only to turn round and find that you’ve spent the whole morning watching videos of hula cats? Yeah we know how it goes. There are tools to help, but in general they’re too easy to switch off. Until now.


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Webtrate – fed up with wasting time on the web? This will definitely cure the problem
Recommended April 2, 2014 posted by

Magix Audio Cleaning Lab 2013 – if you’re serious about cleaning and editing audio, this is a must-have tool [Review]

Regular readers will know that we generally tend to focus on free software because we enjoy supporting small independent publishers. However every so often we come across a piece of commercial software which offers such great functionality that we have to cover it. Such is the case here.


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Magix Audio Cleaning Lab 2013 – if you’re serious about cleaning and editing audio, this is a must-have tool [Review]
Mobile Tech February 25, 2014 posted by

Three Crazy Weird Android Apps Which Are Either Genius Or Insane

You know the really scary bit about these things we call smartphones is they’re starting to morph into monsters of weird. Not content with giving us normal things to do, like calling, texting and taking cute pics of kittens, they’re now offering up all sorts of strange apps which you kind of figure are not right. Or maybe too right? Know what we mean?


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Three Crazy Weird Android Apps Which Are Either Genius Or Insane
Mobile Tech October 21, 2013 posted by

Tunebox – Stream Music Effortlessly from Your Dropbox Account To Your Ears

Dropbox is one of the more popular consumer oriented cloud storage sites. It allows you to store important files online and synch them across your various devices. One of the many things that you can store on there are music files, and now there is a simple app that allows you to stream those files directly from Dropbox.


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Tunebox – Stream Music Effortlessly from Your Dropbox Account To Your Ears
hmm..interesting October 11, 2013 posted by

SOS Stay Safe – the smartphone app which could save your life with a simple shake

Life is not always a bowl of ripe cherries. Sometimes we can find ourselves in situations which are unpleasant at least and downright hazardous at worst. Although we now live in a time when the world is safer than it has ever been, personal safety is never far from our minds, especially if we are to believe all the doom and gloom in the daily news.


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SOS Stay Safe – the smartphone app which could save your life with a simple shake
Awesome September 11, 2013 posted by

Winscape – escape from your dreary basement to the beach in an instant with this DIY kit

Virtual window displays for wall mounted high resolution flat screen televisions is nothing new, but the latest tech has sure made them pretty cool all of a sudden. It helps also that the price of really top quality screens has plummeted over the past few years, so where it was once too expensive, it now almost makes sense to get one of these, especially if you’re stuck in a basement with no natural light.


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Winscape – escape from your dreary basement to the beach in an instant with this DIY kit
software August 29, 2013 posted by

Gentle Mouse – takes away the pain of using your computer

Most of us spend many hours parked in front of a computer screen every week. If you’re one of the fortunate ones who don’t suffer from repetitive motion symptoms (yet) consider yourself very lucky. I’ve been battling carpal tunnel, tennis elbow and a host of other ailments for a couple of years. The worst part for me, the simple task of clicking a mouse, clicking a mouse for more than 10 minutes becomes painful. However, after scouring the Internet for…


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Gentle Mouse – takes away the pain of using your computer
Gadgets July 31, 2013 posted by

Jumpshot USB Drive will let you enjoy family time without having to fix a single computer

Having any kind of technological knowledge will automatically make you a guru. Well, that’s what your family thinks anyway. Every time you visit they ask you fix their computer, tinker with their tablets, or tell them how apps work on their smartphone.


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Jumpshot USB Drive will let you enjoy family time without having to fix a single computer