Geral Entwistle

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Fruit and vegies: why do they cost so much, and who gets what?

"The wholesalers are always going to make money, the retailer always get the biggest chunk. The prices are not changing at the shops, but the prices …

World's smallest camera drone + 2GB Micro SD Card: $34.99

Meet your new favorite flying toy! The <b>Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera</b> <b>+ 2GB Micro SD Card</b> is a tiny quadcopter is small enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and can easily maneuver through small spaces with acrobatic finesse while recording crystal-clear video and photography.<p>It’s tons …

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Xiaomi’s Sub-$150 Redmi 3 Gets A Full Metal Body And Much Larger Battery

Xiaomi has announced the Redmi 3, the latest version of its budget smartphone. The five-inch device, which sports a full metal body for the first time and a new diamond lattice design, goes on sale January 12 for 699 CNY, that’s around $107 and is the same price tag as its predecessor.<p>The Chinese …

iOS 9.2.1 Sucessfully Jailbroken

Despite rumors that the usual suspects - Pangu and TaiG teams – had managed to get to grips with iOS 9.2, it turned out that our hopes for a late 2015 release for a jailbreak tool were unfounded. The statement made by 3K Assistant, was edited and many were left wondering if iOS 9.2 would be …

iOS

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google and Lenovo are teaming up to build a smartphone.</b> It's based on Project Tango, a Google experiment to give smartphones depth perception.<p><b>2. Wall Street thinks a Yahoo sale is almost inevitable — but no one can agree on the buyer.</b> Verizon, AT&T, and Alliance Data Systems are all …

Google Glass

This pocket thermal camera helps you see in the dark

The next time I find myself camping in the Sahara surrounded by lions, I'm going to wish I had a FLIR Scout TK on me. It's a monocular thermal camera shaped like a cartoon bomb and easily usable in one hand; it picks up objects based on heat, so you can see animals even when obscured by foliage, or …

Time I

Vidyo app allows you to record your iOS device’s screen without jailbreaking

It may not be available for long, but a new screen recording utility has appeared on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. The app, called Vidyo, costs $4.99 and allows users to record their device’s display by simulating an AirPlay Mirroring connection (via MacStories).<p>Because Viydo simulates an …

Apps

Xiaomi Mi 5 release date confirmed, full specs leaked

The Xiaomi Mi 5.<p><b>Update, January 18:</b> GizmoChina is reporting that Li Wanqiang has now confirmed the Xiamo Mi 5 will be available one week after its launch date. Based on the recently leaked Xiaomi Mi 5 launch, this means the Xiaomi Mi 5 release date will be around February 27.<p><b>Original post:</b> The …

Mobile

Honor 5X is coming to the US for $199.99

It’s been rumored for quite some time, and it’s finally official – Huawei has just announced that the Honor 5X will soon be available for purchase in the United States on Amazon. First announced back in November 2015, the Honor 5X sports some decent specifications, a premium build and a relatively …

Mobile Technology

In direct challenge to Skype, WeChat now lets users call mobile phones and landlines

Following Line’s move in August to redesign its mobile chat app with a focus on low-cost calling, Tencent has now added the ability to call mobile phones and landlines from within the WeChat app. Its new calling service is being branded WeChat Out — Line calls its service Line Out. Hmmm.<p>The feature …

Huawei brings fingerprint sensors to the masses with new phone and tablet

LAS VEGAS — Huawei is making one thing very clear at CES this year: security is a priority.<p>After masterfully crafting the fingerprint-equipped Nexus …

Watch out GoPro, here comes the $20 Clip-A-Phone

Sometimes a cell-phone accessory comes along that's so stupid it may be smart.<p>Every year at CES, hundreds of small companies come to Las Vegas hoping their product will stand out from the multitudes at the show and become the next big thing. Often the key is having a bit of cutting-edge technology …

Gear & Gadgets

Netgear transforms your power plug into a fast WiFi hotspot

2016 is here, and the flying cars and hoverboards are disappointing, to say the least. Worse yet, we still can't get a decent internet connection in our man cave, but Netgear is at least trying to solve that problem with a string of new devices for CES 2016. The most interesting is the PowerLine …

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table

Confirmed discoveries complete the table's seventh row<p>Four new elements have been permanently added to the periodic table, after their discoveries were verified by the global chemistry organization that oversees the table. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) last week …

Tip of the Day: How to Get the Definition of a Word in a Different Language

Little do most people know, there are full dictionaries in languages other than English available on the iPhone. Whether you’re bilingual or enjoying learning about a language, it’s easy to add foreign-language dictionaries to your iPhone. Here’s how.<p>First, find a word you want to define. Tap and …

Language

7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

Using an iPhone or an iPad isn't rocket science. One of the things that die-hard Apple users love most about them is their combination of powerful computing with simple, easy-to-use functionality. That's even more pronounced with Apple's new iOS 9 operating system.<p>In fact, hundreds of thousands of …

Die Hard

iOS 9.2 Jailbreak Release Imminent And It Could Come From Pangu Or TaiG

After a couple of spurious announcements, it now appears that not only are we due a jailbreaking tool for iOs 9.2 any day now, but both of the high-profile jailbreaking teams are aiming to get there first.<p>In what appears to be a fight to the finish, both Pangu and TaiG teams – each of which has …

App Store

iOS 9.3 beta shows off big changes coming to iPhone and iPad

With a big focus on increasing iPad use in the classroom, Apple have introduced new features for everyone at school, from students to admin …

Apps

Neville Bonner made himself an equal among Australia's white politicians

It would be untrue to say the moderate Aboriginal activist Neville Bonner became the first of his people elected to federal parliament because he took the opportunities the Australian federal political system afforded him.<p>The truth is Bonner pushed through the openings he created for himself by …

Australia

Two men charged with rape, police say deaf and mute man encouraged in crime

Two men have been charged with raping two women in the Western Australian town of Kununurra, with police saying one man encouraged the other, who is …

Consumers urged to use refund rights, return faulty goods

Consumer group Choice is reminding consumers that they have legal rights to return faulty products, even if store policies purport to say they cannot.<p>…

Some hackers just won’t go away — to the annoyance of big tech companies

George “geohot” Hotz just won’t go away, and big tech corporations are very likely annoyed about that. It shows that young hackers can grow up to be slightly older hackers who are still thorns in the sides of the establishment.<p>The 26-year-old hacker came back into the news this week as he unveiled …

Microsoft Builds Android App Store For Its Own Android Apps Inside Of The Android App Store

Microsoft has a new app out called ‘Microsoft Apps‘ on Android that contains a list of its Android apps that you can download on the Android app store.<p>There are two parts to this development. The first is that Microsoft’s cross-platform work continues, and that the company has yet to let up an inch …

Apps