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Apple Watch has fitness junkies hooked

Rod Chester reviews the second series of the Apple Watch, focussing on it’s two major new features of fitness tracking and water resistance. News Corp Australia journalist Rod Chester today using the Apple Watch fitness device. Picture: Justin Lloyd YOU can call the last month January. I call it the …

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Major improvement to Apple AirPods?

Should Apple make black AirPods? THEY may produce great sound, but there’s no denying Apple’s AirPods looks pretty dorky when they’re dangling from your eardrums. Even if you can stomach the $229 cost, you might not be able to get past the crime of fashion that the AirPods present for …

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Meet your next digital camera

Canon’s new top-of-the-range mirrorless camera, the EOS M5, features a 24.2-megapixel image sensor and wireless connectivity for photo sharing. CAMERAS come in so many different forms it can be hard to back just one. From mirrorless to DSLR cameras, waterproof to superzoom, each snapper suits different photography styles. We tested …

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The Apple iOS update you need now

New features of Apple’s iOS 10 on the iPhone. Apple has released a software update to fix some security holes in the operating system for iPhones and iPads. Picture Jack Taylor/Getty Images IF you have an iPhone or iPad, you should update it now. Apple has released the iOS 10.2.1 …

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Now Samsung battery factory catches fire

Samsung Electronics says the Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety. Samsung factory fire in China. Picture: Weibo REMEMBER how Samsung had faulty batteries that caused a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 because smartphones kept exploding? Well, the company affiliate responsible for …

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Apple’s insidious iPhone battery scam

If you can’t fix it, you don’t really own it, says consumer advocate Kyle Wiens, iFixit CEO. Picture: Josh Edelson WHEN Kyle Wiens’ Apple laptop stopped working, he wanted to fix it. But there was just one problem. The thing standing in his way was Apple. The company’s lawyers had …

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Which smartphone should you buy?

Taking a look at the mid-range smartphone that rivals premium devices on the market. There are a number of phones currently on the market. but which one is best for you? IT’S a brand new year and already there have been new smartphones released onto the market. Upgrading from you …

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iPhone 8’s game-changing feature

The iPhone 7 was just released but now Apple have already moved on to ideas for the iPhone 8. Rumoured to feature a curved screen Expert claims there will be three different models of iPhone and they will all come with the cool new charging technology. APPLE’S iPhone 8 is …

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5 best back-to-work gadgets

The holidays are nearly over and you might need tech, like the Brother P-Touch PT-P300BT connected label maker, to get back in the swing of things. SUMMER holidays are dwindling, and you’ll have to work out what day it is shortly. You might also need some gear when going back …

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‘Scary’: Thieves steal identity in an hour

Eryn Ford was the victim of identity theft. Picture: Damian Shaw THE relative ease with which criminals were able to hack into his wife’s phone and then steal her identity has turned Brad Ford into a campaigner to prevent this happening to others. The ID theft has since forced Mr …

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