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6 next-gen products to add to your wish list

Friday, August 17th, 2018 by

We live in an exciting time for technology and it seems like every other day there’s another great idea that’s being brought into reality by today’s bright minds. If you’re fascinated by the developments in tech, one place where you can get a glimpse of what may be in store for the future is Kickstarter, a crowdfunding website where innovators pitch their ideas in the hope of raising the funds to get their creations into production.

We’ve rustled up some of the most impressive and interesting tech that could be out of development and into the big, wide world in the near future. These cutting-edge gadgets and technological solutions are definitely good additions to any tech-lover’s wish list!

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How to keep tech cool in an Aussie summer

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 by

Australian summer doesn’t mess around – with temperatures reaching in the forties, it’s vital to stay cool, hydrated and follow the sun safety rules of slip, slop, slap, seek and slide. Everyone has a plan to beat the heat, which can range from a humble pedestal fan all the way to state-of-the-art air conditioning – but have you made plans for your tech?

All electrical devices generate heat and it’s perfectly normal for them to be warm to the touch after they’ve been running for a while, but running too hot for too long can negatively affect performance and eventually cause devices to break. You may be surprised to know that we’ve seen cases of modems overheating during heat waves, particularly in desert climates where the weather gets hottest.

Although broadband modems are typically left switched on all the time, they’re not necessarily in any danger of overheating as long as you follow these simple steps. You can apply the same logic to all of your devices (including computers, laptops, game consoles and smartphones) to ensure that you and your tech stay cool this summer.

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Geeky gadgets you’ll want to wrap up!

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by

Have you got your Christmas shopping sorted? When you take into account avoiding the crowds and shipping timeframes for online shopping, there’s no time like November (Now-vember, if you will) to get it out of the way so you have less to worry about as the holiday season draws closer.

For the geeks, nerds or just straight-up science enthusiasts in your lives, we’ve put together a ‘must-buy’ list of some great gift ideas that your loved ones are bound to adore. Whether the force is strong in them or they’ve written a hypothesis or two in their time, there’s something for geeks from all walks on life, so read on to get your inspiration phasers set to “stunning”!

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