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Robots and Smart T-Shirts from Intel

Chances are you own a PC, Mac or even a mobile device with an ‘Intel inside’…but the chip maker isn’t content to just power the brains of your computing devices. Looking to inspire interest in the company last week Intel showed off two very different products…a 60cm tall robot and the latest in wearable technology, a smart T-Shirt. The Robot’s[Read More…]

The gadget that scores your driving

The gadget that scores your driving

You may think you’re a great driver, but how would you feel about having a small device implanted in your car that’s designed to find out the truth about your driving ability? The Insurance Box does exactly that.  This tiny box connects to your car and uses telematics along with GPS and mobile data technology to gather data on how[Read More…]

No bill shock with Bills Forecast App

No bill shock with Bills Forecast App

If keeping track of your household bills isn’t your strongest point you might like to try out a new Australian made iPhone and iPad App called Bills Forecast to help get you on track. The app predicts upcoming expenditure on bills by entering in your regular bills as they arrive, which will also help you to pay them on time.[Read More…]

It’s Stay Smart Online week

It’s Stay Smart Online week

June 2 – 6 is “Stay Smart Online Week”, an annual government and industry initiative to promote online safety. This year’s theme is “On the Go” which should serve to remind us that mobile devices are not immune to online risks.  Here are a few tips to help you get started. Securing your mobile device Investigate anti-virus software to install on your[Read More…]

LG Lifeband keeps track of your workouts

LG Lifeband keeps track of your workouts

Like to keep a close eye on your exercise regime?  Well the latest in wearable technology is here to help. The Lifeband touch from LG is a wristband activity tracker that when used with your iOS or Android smartphone can measure your every move…even when you’re not specifically exercising. Walking the kids to school, hanging out the washing, talking the[Read More…]