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Man Gets Stuck In Toilet While Trying To Get Friend's Phone Back

It’s a cautionary tale and it’s one about letting the tech you love go. And not climbing into literal shit holes.


Should Cops Be Allowed To Call 911 From A Locked Phone To Track Someone Down?  

Here’s a conundrum recently faced by police in the US: A kidnapper forgets his phone at the scene of a crime. Police find it, use it to call 911 and gather information to track him down. Now his lawyer argues that all evidence should be tossed because calling 911 from an abandoned phone is illegal.


Who Won Tech21's Phone & Shockproof Case Competition?

We’ve been looking at #lifehappens moments over the past month, as part of our competition with Tech21 to win a Tech21 Evo Xplorer case valued at $139.95, a $1250 smartphone, and a $250 Red Balloon voucher. So, who won?


The Next-Gen Tech That'll Improve Your Laptop And Smartphone Battery

We all want our favourite devices to go longer between charges, but so far improvements have been incremental at best. Chin up though — here are 8 coming advancements that will ease life battery woes.


A Realistic Guide To Using Gadgets On The Beach

Headed to the beach this month? All manner of dedicated speakers, coolers and phone cases are going to be vying for your don’t-get-sand-or-water-in-it money. Do you really need to pay money to achieve that? Sometimes yes and sometimes no. Let’s look at the why and how and save you both cash and broken phones.


Qualcomm Has Removed A Major Disadvantage To Wireless Charging

For many, wireless charging is a must have feature on a new phone. But one major downside is that it doesn’t work with metal clad devices, such as the iPhone 6 or HTC One M9. Until now.


The XKCD Phone 3: So Good They Made Another One

Following the huge success of the XKCD Phone 1 and XKCD Phone 2, Randall Munroe has announced the XKCD Phone 3.


Don't Drop Your HTC Phone In Australia

It’s an Australia tax of the worst kind — drop your HTC in the US? Have a replacement. Accidentally break it in Australia? Tough luck.


The Best Portable Batteries You Can Buy In Australia

Power hungry smartphones tend to run out of juice at just the wrong time. Fortunately it’s easily avoided with a USB power bank. To help keep you connected, we have put together a list of the 10 best large capacity models available right now.


Going DIY Against Poor Mobile Reception Could Land You In Jail

Poor mobile reception is super annoying, especially at home. Missed calls, terrible quality audio and ongoing dropouts is enough to drive anyone to look for a solution. But looking for you own solution can be very illegal.


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