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What You Love And Hate About Your Smartphone

As much as you love your smartphone, you probably hate it equally. And who could blame you? Here are all the reasons your smartphone affair is such a tortured one, from Matthew “The Oatmeal” Inman. Click to biggie-size.


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How Good Is Google’s Instant Mix?

Google’s reputation is based on it’s ability to return accurate results to virtually any query. So, why did our friends at MusicMachinery.com get such wacky results with the new Instant Mix service?


First Look At Transformers 'Dark Of The Moon' Vehicles

The latest Transformers flick “Dark of the Moon” may be yet another extended Chevy commercial, but here’s the first look at the new Camaro ZL1-inspired Bumblebee Camaro and topless Corvette Stingray concept Sideswipe. [Jalopnik]


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How To Use Spotify Outside Of Europe With A VPN Service

When we called Spotify the best desktop music player we’ve ever used, we meant it. The trouble is, due to licensing restrictions, a lot of you try it out. Well, Australians (and non-Euros of all stripes), take heart: Here’s how to use Spotify from outside of Europe.


Which Of Us Dies First?

What follows is unedited. These are the words of Teru Kuwayama, a celebrated war photographer who has been to some of the most dangerous places in the world, at some of the most dangerous times to be there, taking the pictures that allow us to imagine what it’s like. The opinions are his own. The words are provocative. We ask that you read them with an open mind.


Gulf Spill Round Up

One year on, we take a look at the technologies used to combat the worst oil spill in US history.


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Cheat Sheet: 10 Quick And Easy Photoshop Tips

In the world of photography, Photoshop is the industry standard in post production work – capable of doing nearly anything to any given photo. Though the rabbit hole is extremely deep, there are a few simple steps you can take to spruce up your images quickly and efficiently. 


Japan Earthquake Strikes: Full Coverage

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan today at 4.46pm AEDT, the largest ever suffered by Japan and among the world’s top 10. Thousands of videos are pouring in, as the country stands still in the middle of disaster.


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Almost Hands Free Is A Voice-Activated Music App For Android

Android: One thing that the iPhone 3GS and up inarguably has over Android is voice-activated search of your music library. Almost Hands Free brings this feature to Android, so you can avoid endless scrolling through your music library.


Vuvuzela Hero In Action, In Our Nightmares

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I’ve seen Vuvzela Hero jokes for a while. Yes, the World Cup’s most annoying musical instrument could be merged with Guitar Hero. The results would be slightly more annoying to my neighbours. Let’s finally watch this fakery together and chortle.