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Third-party keyboards may not be the most exciting of apps at first glance, but when you stop to think about how much time we spend tapping away at our smartphones — their significance becomes pretty clear. If you have the right keyboard, you can power through messages, emails, updates, and searches much faster than you'd normally be able to. With that in mind, here are a few of our favourite alternative keyboard apps for Android and iOS.

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The first release version of Vulkan is finally out, and while the performance gains on PC aren't quite there yet the low-level graphics API has got an awful lot of developer support.

Part of the appeal is thanks to the platform-agnostic nature of the API, and that was something Epic helped show off this morning at the World Mobile Congress. As part of the presentation for the Samsung Galaxy S7, the Unreal Engine makers showed off a tech demo showcasing — with the help of Vulkan — just how far mobile graphics have come.

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Gravity forever keeps our feet flat on the ground, but it's tough to see the "wow" factor of something we live with every day. But Shizouka-based designer Kouichi Okamoto of Kyouei Design found a way to reveal the wonder in the ever-present force with Magnetic Field Record, a mobile artwork that offers a new way to look at what keeps us from floating away.

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1800MHz? 2100MHz? 700MHz? What frequencies are Australian 4G networks on right now, and what does the future hold? Here's what you need to know.

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New entries in the L series (inventively named the L II), new 4G capable Optimus F5 and more make up LG's rather budget-centric 2013 Australian range. The news isn't so good if you were hanging out for the large screen Optimus Pro, however.

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You can be on the cutting edge of fashion, the very definition of style and the king or queen of cool, but if you're carrying around an old junker for a smartphone it's all for nought. Here are the best handsets for living large.

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Chinese manufacturer ZTE is hyping up something big for next week, telling Twitter followers today to expect some sweet gaming handset news in the near future.

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Screw week-long line-ups, you can pre-order the iPhone 5 right now, provided you're happy to fork over money for the as yet unannounced handset to vendors in China.

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Remember when The Daily was launched by last year Rupert Murdoch? It was meant to save journalism by updating it with fresh, amazing content presented in a new and fancy tablet-only format. Doesn't look like that's working out so well, with reports pointing to the publication's demise before the year is out.