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Cool Web Apps & Sites February 9, 2016

Byline – superb crowdfunded journalism site delivers the kind of independent news we used to enjoy

Anyone with a brain will realize that the news business is in dire straits, and not only financially. The rise of the Internets, coupled with declining ad revenue has really changed things for the worse. The quality of the reporting, and its close ties with corporate marketing budgets and government agendas, has trashed the credibility of much of the Fourth Estate severely. But now there’s a new option in town, and it’s very cool indeed.


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Byline – superb crowdfunded journalism site delivers the kind of independent news we used to enjoy
Gadgets February 8, 2016

Swiza Drone Backpack – carrying around your drone is no longer a drag

Nowadays no well dressed geek would be seen out and about without his trusty quadcopter. After all, you never know when you’re going to spot a nice juicy landscape which needs filming from the air. Not to mention video selfies. Yeah sorry. Anyway, carrying around your drone is no longer a drag with the new Swiza Drone Backpack.


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Swiza Drone Backpack – carrying around your drone is no longer a drag
Reviews February 8, 2016

Avantree Powerhouse – desktop USB charger for those with far too many gadgets [Review]

We all have far too many gadgets which need charging. Smartphones, tablets, music players, wireless speakers. The list goes on. So it is no surprise that there are more and more multi-chargers coming on to the market. These devices allow you to charge up a number of products at the same time, very convenient. We review a new model, the Avantree Powerhouse.


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Avantree Powerhouse – desktop USB charger for those with far too many gadgets [Review]
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Gadgets February 8, 2016

ZipperMend – clever gadget instantly fixes busted zip pulls

In our private list of annoying problems which happen far too much, the busted zip pull ranks pretty high. And if you’ve ever had it happen to you on a suitcase or coat you’ll know what we mean. For one thing it is such a stupid problem. A tiny one inch bit of metal or plastic breaks off and suddenly life has become ridiculously difficult? Truly annoying. But now a fix has arrived.


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ZipperMend – clever gadget instantly fixes busted zip pulls
Gadgets February 5, 2016

Clip-A-Phone – go hands free with your next vacation photos

Taking pictures when you’re on vacation is a pretty normal thing to do. You want to capture those memories to show all your friends and family back home. But you also don’t want to spend all your time looking at the world through a lens. If you want the pictures without holding the phone yourself, check out Clip-A-Phone, the clip that lets you wear your phone on your hat.


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Clip-A-Phone – go hands free with your next vacation photos
but is it art? February 5, 2016

Biodiversity Heritage Library wants you to color their collection

Adult coloring books are all the rage these days. The intricate patterns that fill them take a long time to color in and many people use them as a form of relaxation and mediation. If you’re tired of mandalas and geometric designs then the Biodiversity Heritage Library has a got a treat for you! They want you to color their collection.


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Biodiversity Heritage Library wants you to color their collection

Avantree Powerhouse – desktop USB charger for those with far too many gadgets [Review]
No Comments   Feb 8, 2016

Avantree Powerhouse – desktop USB charger for those with far too many gadgets [Review]

We all have far too many gadgets which need charging. Smartphones, tablets, music players, wireless speakers. The list goes on. So it is no surprise that there are more and more multi-chargers coming on to the market. These devices allow you to charge up a number of products at the same time, very convenient. We review a new model, the Avantree Powerhouse.
WPS Office – the best darn Android office suite around [Freeware]
No Comments   Jan 28, 2016

WPS Office – the best darn Android office suite around [Freeware]

It’s a fact that the more powerful these darn smartphones become, the more tempting it is to use them for more adventurous stuff. Like… oh you know, navigating around. But more seriously, the power of modern phones is also just perfect for doing real office type work, but they’ve been held back until now by sub-standard software. No longer. Welcome WPS Office.

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