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SONOS OPENS THE DOOR TO APPLE’S AIRPLAY2 LATER THIS YEAR

In a big move for Sonos and a major coup for Apple, the wireless loudspeaker company will allow Apple’s Airplay2 into the closed Sonos ecosystem, letting Apple’s HomePod play nicely with Sonos speakers and giving Siri system control if required.

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SENNHEISER GET SPORTIER THAN EVER

Sennheiser’s new CX SPORT in-ear Bluetooth headphones offer wireless listening in an ultra-lightweight, splash- and sweat-resistant design.

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KOGAN RELEASES FOUR CHEAP SMART TVS

Kogan knows how to move truckloads of tellys in triple quick time. The latest offering of four new smart TVs follows the brand’s sales agenda to a tee.

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THE PLUSH SOFA THAT KEEPS YOU CONNECTED

USB revolutionised connected devices. But even after more than 20 years of the USB standard in our lives, we still never seem to be able to find enough connection points in convenient locations.

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ALEXA IS LISTENING AND WILL SOON REMEMBER

For those already unsure about having a device that listens to them in the home, Alexa's latest feature is sure to ensure your opposition. For everyone else, however, its new memory function may prove useful.

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SONOS ONE SMART SPEAKER NOW AMAZON ALEXA ENABLED

Sonos fans in Australia have been waiting patiently since November last year for Alexa control to arrive on their shiny new Sonos ONE speakers. Sonos has finally released a free software update that enables Alexa voice control for the Sonos One ...

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CRAZY DEALS ON OFFER AS SAMSUNG S9 FLOPS

In a clear sign that Samsung’s S9, the supposed iPhone killer, is not selling well, crazy discount offers of up to $500 off are flooding in from the major telcos.

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AMAZON ECHO’S CUTEST ALEXA DEVICE NOW AVAILABLE

Small, cute and curvy with a seductive voice. Not a singles advert, just a quick description of the new Amazon Echo Spot, available now from Amazon Australia now for just A$199.

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CAR PIMPED TO AUTOMATICALLY PLAY TOTO’S AFRICA

File this under the headings “zany”, “wacky”, or just plain mad. But whatever you may want to call it, pimping your ride will never be the same.

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LG LAUNCHES 2018 OLED SCREEN RANGE

LG Electronics Australia today unveiled its hotly anticipated, 2018 OLED Screen line-up. Featuring its most advanced OLED models yet, the range of screens will be making their way into Australian retailers from mid-April.

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JBL LAUNCHES LINK 300 SMART SPEAKER WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT

Not so long ago JBL released a natty new range of voice-activated speakers called the JBL LINK series. The latest addition to the LINK range is called the LINK 300, and it's available now at selected retailers and from JBL Australia’s website.

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APPLE’S STUNNING NEW RED SPECIAL EDITION IPHONE

Feel good buying a distinctly unique iPhone. All (PRODUCT)RED Sales Help Provide Testing, Counselling and Treatment for Tens of Millions of People Living with HIV/AIDS.

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SAY BYE BYE NBN WITH OVO MOBILE

Unlimited mobile data is not here yet, but OVO Mobile is moving in that direction with a new 150GB for $89.95 per 30 days, with no lock-in contracts and operating on the Optus 4G Plus network.

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SPOTIFY RUMOURED TO BE RELEASING INCAR HARDWARE

Pundits this week are betting an upcoming announcement from the king of music streaming hints at Spotify's unveiling of a piece of hardware that will drop into your car.

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GOPRO LAUNCHES ENTRY-LEVEL HERO CAMERA

GoPro have announced the availability of a new action cam in their range. HERO goes on sale for $299.95 and will allow you capture that all-important sports action no matter where you are.

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SPEAKERLESS AUDIO, NO MORE SPEAKERS IN YOUR CAR

Continental, a brand you might recognise for its automotive tyres, wants to supply its new sound technology to car manufacturers which would eliminate the need for traditional loudspeakers.

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4K FREE TO AIR TV BROADCAST TRIALS START IN SYDNEY

Free TV and Broadcast Australia have just announced trials of the next generation for broadcast technology. The centrepiece of the tests will be spanking new DVB-T2 technologies and new compression algorithms that could give Australian viewers 4K TV.

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APPLE ANNOUNCES GEN 6 IPAD

GadgetNET’s predictions for Apple’s Chicago Education event yesterday were 100% accurate. Here comes the new Gen 6 iPad with Apple Pencil.

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VODAFONE TV TAKES ON OPTUS, FETCH AND TELSTRA TV

Consumers have taken to streaming movies like ducks do to water, and this is why Vodaphone is forging a partnership with movie service provider Netflix with its new Vodafone TV.

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GOLD COAST GETS TELSTRA 5G

While it’s taken a hammering over its NBN roll-out, Telstra is getting on the front foot with the unveiling of the world’s first 5G Wi-Fi hotspots today.

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NO WORKSITE COFFEE IF YOU LIVE IN AUSTRALIA

The considerate folk at Makita Japan have decided Aussies and the rest of the world doesn't need its latest CM501D Li-ion powered Coffee Maker.

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APPLE WATCH OUTSELLS ENTIRE SWISS WATCH INDUSTRY

Every six months Apple rings the changes on watchstraps and this month Apple debuts a Spring collection of bands with vibrant colours and unique designs. Spring in the USA is, of course, Autumn in Australia, so we’re either behind or well ahead?

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CAN A NETGEAR ROUTER GIVE YOU AN E-SPORTS EDGE?

Gamers look for every advantage in online games and this fancy new wireless router from Netgear might be the answer.

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OCEANS 3D AT IMAX: WIN FREE TICKETS

From the creators of Blue Planet and Blue Planet 2 comes the breathtaking and fully immersive giant-screen documentary film OCEANS 3D: OUR BLUE PLANET, narrated by Kate Winslet and scored by Hans Zimmer.

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CORA AIR TAXI IS MORE FUN THAN A TESLA UBER

Even more fun than a Tesla Uber; Cora is an air taxi that combines electric power, self-piloting software and vertical take-off to pioneer an entirely new way to fly. Cora is the beginning of a journey towards everyday flight ...

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