Aussies love their gadgets. Mobiles phones, MP3 players, notebooks, GPS, if you can carry it, we’ll buy it.
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Hands on review: HDHomeRun Connect network TV tuner

Adam Turner   If you want to fling live sport around your home there might be a spot for the HDHomeRun Connect in your lounge room line-up.

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Telstra offers free porn filtering with Telstra Broadband Protect

Telstra's opti-in "clean feed" makes it easier for parents to filter what comes into their homes.

Adam Turner   As lobbyists push for mandatory porn filtering, Telstra has overhauled its opt-in "clean feed" and bundled it with other family-friendly features.

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Will the EOFY Fairy pay you a visit this weekend?

End of Financial Year is the time for even the most frugal businesses to open their wallets.

Adam Turner   With only one shopping weekend left until the End of Financial Year, it's time to draw up your wish list.

Porn will be next on Australia's website-blocking agenda

Now that copyright holders have satisfaction, anti-porn lobbyist will be next in line.

Adam Turner   One way or another, you can be sure anti-porn crusaders will push to extend Australia's new anti-piracy laws.

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Paying authors royalties by the page – the next step in commoditising content

How do you judge the worth of a good book?

Adam Turner   With Apple paying singers fractions of a cent per song, should Amazon pay eBook authors every time we turn the page?

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Hands on review: LifeProof FRĒ Power iPhone 6 case

Lifeproof's FRĒ Power iPhone 6 case helps to keep your smartphone safe and sound.

Adam Turner   A rugged waterproof case with a built-in battery, the FRĒ Power is designed for Apple iPhone owners who need to brave the elements.

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Bloxels - the game for kids who like to make games

Bloxels lets you design game levels and then bring them to life on your tablet.

Adam Turner   With talk of teaching programming in schools, Bloxels offers kids a stepping stone to greater things.

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Hands on review: Imation Link Power Drive

Imation's Link Power Drive keeps iPhones charged, backed up and ready to entertain.

Adam Turner   An iGadget-friendly storage drive and portable charger, Imation's Link Power Drive might be your perfect travel companion.

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Internet woes for renters

There are tricks for improving your internet access even if your landlord won't play ball.

Adam Turner   How do you fix your internet connection when your landlord won't even tell you which ISP you're using?

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Call Guardian - Telstra's answer to nuisance calls

Telstra's Call Guardian aims to put nuisance calls on permanent hold.

Adam Turner   A virtual personal assistant who screens calls might help keep spruikers and scammers at bay.

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Gadgets on the go

How Netflix is killing water cooler conversations

The joy of binge-watching Netflix comes at the cost of your weekly water cooler chat.

Adam Turner   Tomorrow we'll stand around and talk about today's Game of Thrones, but binge-watching on Netflix doesn't allow for the same comradery.

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Freeview relaxes ad-skipping restrictions

After years of playing hardball, Freeview is making it easier to skip the ads and get back to the action.

Adam Turner   Freeview has reconsidered its strict ad-skipping ban, in order to get FreeviewPlus catch up TV into more Australian lounge rooms.

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Will Apple challenge Spotify in the post-album era?

Taylor Swift has blasted Apple Music in an open letter, telling them her hit album 1989 will not be made available on the free streaming service.

Adam Turner   A potential late entry in the subscription music market, what can Apple do to win people away from the likes of Spotify?

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Google Cardboard comes to the iPhone

Google Cardboard wants to be your budget window on the world.

Adam Turner   Apple fans finally have a taste of Google's budget virtual reality platform, letting you explore new worlds without getting off the couch.

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Android comes to the smart home with Google Brillo

Google's Android wants to leap off your handheld gadgets and into the heart of your smart home.

Adam Turner   The next format war could be between your fridge and your dishwasher as Google unveils yet another player in the Internet of Things.

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IceTV and Freeview go head-to-head over ad-skipping

Freeview and IceTV are battling for the hearts and minds of Australian televisions watchers.

Adam Turner   IceTV's Skippa promises to make TV ads a thing of the past, while still offering the best of FreeviewPlus catch up TV.

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The statistic Foxtel might fear the most

Jon Snow

Adam Turner   A large chunk of Foxtel's 2.8million subscriber base are considering ditching the service, a new survey shows.

Ultra HD Blu-ray - will you upgrade your movie library again?

Ultra HD Blu-ray might let you revive the lost treasures in your movie library.

Adam Turner   A new disc format is on the way, will you rush to get onboard?

Hands on review: Keepod Android stick

The Android-powered Keepod makes it easier for communities to share computers.

Adam Turner   Running Android on an old Windows PC, the Keepod keeps your desktop in your pocket.

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Hands on review: Beats Solo2 wireless headphones

Beats Solo2 wireless headphones let you cut the cable thanks to built-in Bluetooth.

Adam Turner   These Bluetooth-enabled Beats headphones sound fantastic, but the hefty price-tag might not be music to your ears.

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