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Next-gen tech at CES 2021

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 by

At the start of each year, we look forward to the latest and greatest gadgets revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – a global showcase of breakthrough technologies . In 2021, this world-renowned exhibition had to adapt and do things a little differently – but fortunately, the CES team are no strangers to innovation!

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite picks from the first-ever, all-digital CES 2021 for your viewing pleasure. Could these new inventions and developments set a new standard for modern living? That’s up to you to decide. Let’s dive right in!

 

 

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What makes wireless charging tick?

Friday, August 16th, 2019 by

Charging your tech devices is an everyday part of life, just like brushing your teeth or doing the dishes. Many of us have developed habits when it comes to charging our phone, tablet or smart watch, and forgetting to plug it into the charger at the end of the day can seriously stuff up the routine. Some may have resorted to carrying around a portable power bank just in case, but what if charging your device was as easy as setting it down in the right place and picking it up again when you’re ready to go? That’s right – wireless charging.

Read on to find out everything you need to know about the new, easier way to charge.

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Augmented reality – turn games into exercise

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 by

Are you looking to spice up your exercise routine? While we all know that exercise is a vital component of your health and wellbeing, sometimes it can be difficult to get motivated or interested in getting active. The first steps in developing healthy exercise habits can often be the most difficult, precisely because you haven’t developed the habit yet. To give you a hand, we’ve found some interesting apps that can help you get moving more using just your smartphone.

These days, most Australians have their own smartphone and thanks to the rising popularity of augmented reality technology (not quite virtual reality, but close) there’s a number of apps out there that can help exercise feel more like you’re playing a game, so you’ll find 30 before you know it! Best of all, most of the apps are free to download and if you do indulge in an in-app purchase or two, it’ll probably cost less than your average gym membership. Let’s get moving!

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