Category Archives: Gadgets

Why I like Uber

Uber has been in Sydney for a year now, and I really like it (Although it has not quite changed my life, like it has others‘). Let me explain why: I live in Bondi, a beach suburb of Sydney. Cabs in … Continue reading

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First Build

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Unpacking the Replicator 2

It has arrived! The Makerbot Replicator 2 is here. It came in a practical carry bag, although I’m not sure it will move too much. The Rep 2 is a desktop printer, not much bigger than an MFD. Unpacking and … Continue reading

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The List Of Must Try IOS Apps

Below my favourite IPad/IPhone apps. This list is dynamic, please name your favourites in the comments and I’ll add them to the list. Managing Documents The IPad does not have a filing system like a PC and exchanging and managing … Continue reading

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IPad 2 & 3 display comparison

Got it! Could not resist, I went into the store just to have a look. Despite the hype it wasn’t that busy on the first day, and they had almost every model on hand. Ok, so now I have the … Continue reading

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iPad 2

I have finally got an iPad 2, here’s a quick review. It took me a while to decide whether I wanted to upgrade, I quite liked the original iPad and was not really sure that I could justify the expense. … Continue reading

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The IPhone as a wireless access point

With IOS version 4.3 Apple added the Personal Hotspot feature to the IPhone. This functionality is not new, it had been available before to jailbroken IPhones and it has been a function on Android phones for a while. A similar function was tethering, which you … Continue reading

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Filmink – an IPad Magazine done right

  Filmink has launched its new IPad magazine and it shows the possibilities of publishing to tablets. Filmink have realised the magazine using the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite for Creative Suite, familiar from other tablet magazines such as Wired and already used for … Continue reading

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IPhone app – Dragon Dictate

The free app Dragon Dictate can be really handy for transcribing spoken word to text. It basically records what you say, recognises it as well as possible and gives you text, which you can then email to yourself. If you … Continue reading

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Tweet Mag

Tweetmag is an Ipad app that displays tweets in a visually appealing magazine style. This is another app that makes use of the enourmous popularity of twitter and its use as news aggregator and pointer to other materials on the … Continue reading

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