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The mobile payment space is already a crowded arena, and Optus is the latest contestant to thrown down the gauntlet. Optus has introduced a new service called Cash by Optus that allows post-paid subscribers to use their phones as digital wallets.   ... read more
If you’ve ever moved from an iPhone to another phone, like an Android, you may have found you’ve stopped receiving texts from your iFriends – and its not just because they think you’re a traitor. We get calls and emails in about this every month, and... read more
Mobile internet is set to get a lot faster over the coming year, and Telstra is one of the telcos pushing the way forward. This week, the company unveiled their new 4GX network, so I got in touch with Andrew Volard, Telstra's Director of Devices, to find... read more
Tim Cook this week confirmed what many of us have feared - the Apple Watch will need a nightly recharge. While this won't inherently stop it from being a good product, we think it’s going to make it harder for users to make wearing it a habit. Read more... read more
This week brought some good news for those living in NSW and Queensland: NBN Co announced the first 140 suburbs to get fibre-to-the-node broadband over the next 12 months. Click here to check them out!   In less than two weeks, we'll all be able to get... read more

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Life & Technology - 2GB 30th August, 2014

Father's Day is just a week away! This week we've taken a look at some of the best gifts for dad!


Jawbone's Up24 is one of the best fitness trackers on the market. It looks slick, does a great drop of tracking your activity, measures your sleep and has brilliantly designed app - perfect for the dad who's always on the go.


Does your dad love his electric guitars? If so, the iRig is a great gift. The iRig lets you plug a guitar straight into your iPhone or iPad and use it is as an amp - and it almost sounds as good.



Life & Technology - 2GB 16th August, 2014

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is finally getting a release in Australia at the end of this month! It's a product I've been pretty excited about, so it was great sit down and talk with Matt Chapman, Microsoft's Product Marketing Manager for the Surface. What's different about the Surface Pro 3 when compared to other tablets is that it's a device that's not only designed to consume on, but to create. According to Matt, the Surface Pro 3 is a tablet designed for productivity, and is designed to replace both your existing tablet, and your laptop!


Life & Technology - 2GB 9th August, 2014

The week that was brought us a whole lot of phone news, on both the telco and device side.


Life & Technology - 2GB 28th June, 2014

This week in tech was a bit of a mixed bag, bringing with it some good news, some bad, and some pretty nifty.


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