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Apple Patents Emergency Alert That Calls Police When You Can't

An Apple patent published today details a theoretical feature that would enable your mobile device to detect an emergency and alert your designated contacts or the police. And y’know what? It actually makes a lot of sense.


Sprng EarPod Clip Review: One Of Apple's Biggest Design Flaws, Fixed

The constant curse of Apple’s earbuds — along with the lacklustre sound they produce — is that you can rarely go more than 10 seconds before one side or the other pops out. Sprng — clips for Apple’s updated-in-2012 EarPods — wants to remedy that. And you know what? They do.


Does Anybody Still Buy MP3 Players?

Sony has just proudly launched a new range of MP3 players, that are light, offer long battery life and… probably won’t sell. Does anybody actually buy MP3 players these days?


The Key To Never Forgetting Your iPhone's Charging Cable

Key-shaped USB flash drives have guaranteed we never forget to bring our important files ever again. Taking the same approach, Bluelounge’s Kii guarantees you always have an emergency iPhone or iPad charger on hand — as long as you remembered to lock your home and bring your keys.


Watch Apple's WWDC 2013 Keynote Live Here

Overnight we got word that Apple would live stream its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote live to Apple devices. How exciting! Here’s how it’s going to happen.


Apple's New Budget 16GB iPod Touch: 4-inch Retina Screen

Apple has quietly launched a budget-friendly new iPod touch: a 16GB model, with a 4-inch retina display and a price tag of $249 in Australia.


Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts

Yep, you read that correctly. Mother’s Day is on Sunday. If you still haven’t got your maternal figure anything to show your geeky appreciation of her efforts in raising you, we have some ideas for you.


The Chaser Takes On Apple Advertising

The lads from The Chaser are back with their new show, The Checkout. It’s set to start airing next week on the ABC, but the boys couldn’t resist putting their first Apple-related teaser out there this week. Here’s a bit of truth in advertising from The Checkout.


When Apple's Engraving Service Goes Wrong

When Redditor jayhawk503 bought his new iPod, he got more than he bargained for. He claims he didn’t want any damn engraving. We’re not sure how true that is, but it’s funny nonetheless. [Reddit via Geekosystem]


This Is What An iPod Looked Like In The Roaring '20s

In the 1920s, the world was still about 60 years away from the first Walkman and about 80 from the iPod, but portable music was still apparently a thing. All you had to do was rig a little radio to your garter and a speaker around your head, as the ’20s lady in the above video demonstrates.