Tech vs Wild: Take Your Tech Further Than Ever Before

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Planning a trip abroad? Or just wanting that failsafe option to keep your devices on the go? These add-ons and accessories will help you get in touch with your adventurous side, whilst meeting your technology needs. Trekking both locally and internationally have become increasingly more popular in more recent times. While that used to mean either leaving…

Backing Up Part 3: Let someone else do it! – Cloud Backup

Cloud backup has become much more viable over the last few years with the increase in internet speed and available bandwidth. The idea behind cloud backup solutions is that your data is uploaded over the internet to a server elsewhere in the world. Companies that offer this service usually offer it as part of a…

Backing Up Part 1: Do I really have to?

If there is one thing that I wish everyone could be taught, it is the importance of backing up data. With so much of our lives taking place in the virtual world, a loss of data can be catastrophic. Photos, business documents, that video of your dog riding on a skateboard, it can all be…

Backing Up Part 2: Keeping it at home – Local Backup

As the name suggests, local backup means that the data is stored locally. This means making use of some form of external storage device, such as an external hard drive or NAS (Network-attached Storage). The positive of using a local backup is that you are in control of the data. You aren’t relying on another…

Apple has unleashed a teardown robot! Meet Liam

Overnight the new iPhone 6 SE was released, a mini iPhone just like your old pre 6 phone, nothing too exciting but a welcome addition for a lot of Apple fans out there. A new, smaller iPad Pro, not so exciting but a good idea considering the original iPad pro is just far too large…

Making Tech Wearable: Part 2 – Fashionable Shades and Augmented Reality

The recent rise in wrist-based wearable technology (as described in Part 1 of our series on Wearable Technology) perfectly demonstrates how tech can be easily and non-obtrusively integrated into everyday objects such as what we wear. However wearable technology is certainly not limited to wristwear, as the potential designs are quite exciting and could vastly improve…

Making Tech Wearable: Part 1 – Digitising Your Fitness

As technology becomes much faster, smaller, cheaper, and power efficient; the possibilities for it’s integration into our lives increases exponentially. This principle has certainly applied in regards to making innovative technology wearable on a consumer level, developing from science fiction-like ideas, pipe dreams and prototypes, to a reality. This article is the first part in a series on…

Most phones don’t have this killer feature

Meet Fairphone 2, the latest phone from the crew that brought you the world’s first ‘conflict free’ mobile phone. It has a feature that no other big phone manufacture can brag about. The original phone left a little to be desired. Yes, it did contain only parts that had components that were meticulously checked to…