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Gadget Gift Picks for Christmas

Gadget Gift Picks for Christmas

It’s just over a week to Christmas so if you’re stuck for gift ideas, here are some tech suggestions. Power up! Avoid low battery FOMO with portable power in the form of a power bank to keep a smartphone charged up.  You’ll find these in all shapes in sizes anywhere you can buy mobile accessories, however it’s important to know[Read More…]

Lightning Cable Gone in New iPad Pro

Lightning Cable Gone in New iPad Pro

Is Apple dumping the lightning connector? Amongst the new product reveals last week, Apple announced that its new iPad Pro would no longer use a lightning connector cable…but would instead feature a USB-C port. Now if you’re thinking of updating you may also need to check your accessories.  For example if you were using wired headphones with a lightning connector[Read More…]

Help! My iPhone/iPad won’t switch on!

Help! My iPhone/iPad won’t switch on!

Here’s a quick solution to a common problem experienced by iPhone and iPad owners – a device that won’t turn on. It may not ever happen to you however I’ve seen it first hand – you go to turn their device on, and nothing happens…or it simply freezes while on…and won’t turn off. The good news is that it’s usually[Read More…]

Apple’s HomePod Arrives on Friday

Apple’s HomePod Arrives on Friday

Apple’s HomePod Smart Speaker will land in stores on Friday this week but has it arrived too late? We’ve had the Google Home smart speakers in Australia since late last year which have proven very popular and Amazon launched their Echo and Dot speakers last week. While Apple’s Homepod will also have digital assistant capabilities with Siri built in, they’re[Read More…]

Is Apple Planning to Cut your Phone off in Cinemas?

Is Apple Planning to Cut your Phone off in Cinemas?

What will the new Theatre mode actually do in the iOS11 update coming later this year? There’s been some speculation that it will be based on a patent filed by Apple few years ago that used GPS technology to disable many of the devices features when located at a cinema, however likely to be somthing a bit less sinister sounding.[Read More…]