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John Sprout-smith



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Product of the Month - BLS8 Bluetooth Headset

If you haven’t got a hands-free kit for you ride yet, what on earth are you waiting for? Any time you take your eyes of the road, you put yourself and others in danger. So, with that scary ..
(March 31, 2015)
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Apple Watch on its way to Australian shores

Over the past few years, wearable technologies have been dominating discussions about what the future will look like. And while the first range of wearables were received with less enthusiasm than ..
(March 31, 2015)
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Mobile World Congress wrap up

This year’s Mobile World Congress, hosted in Barcelona for the 10th year, saw more than 90,000 attendees and roughly 1,900 exhibitors eager for the spotlight. The world’s biggest and ..
(March 31, 2015)
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Is your smartphone making you stupid?

While there’s little doubt smartphones have made our lives easier, they’ve also made us more reliant on technology and less reliant on our brains. Some would go so far as to say ..
(August 14, 2014)
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How to use your Samsung Galaxy S5 as a mobile hotspot

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is loaded with features and great capabilities that can make life oh-so-much easier. One of these is the ability to use the phone to connect other devices to the internet ..
(May 14, 2014)
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3 of the best HTC One M8 features

Not only does the HTC One M8 look the way you’d expect a premium smartphone to look, HTC have also worked hard on improvements and some new features that set this phone apart from the ..
(May 14, 2014)
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i Pad Mini Retina Review

All the power and functionality of Apples pioneering tablet in a form that fits your hand. Check out our Apple iPad Mini Retina review. All the power and functionality of Apples pioneering tablet in ..
(May 14, 2014)
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Top 10 smartphone apps for students

iHomework The iHomework app works across all your Apple devices and lets you keep track of homework, assignments, classes and tasks so you’re 100% on your academic game. $1.99 | Apple ..
(April 11, 2014)
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Device slow to charge? Check your USB cable or charger

All devices should remain fully charged all the time, right? We couldn’t agree more. Meanwhile, back in the real world, charging is a necessary evil and unless you only need to use your charger .
(April 11, 2014)
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Choosing a tablet that works for you

Compare the Hardware Depending on your needs, you might want to consider the following: • Camera: For all your spur of the moment selfies, you might want a tablet with a front-facing camera. ..
(April 11, 2014)
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The Vault V2 Puts an End to Damaged Smartphones

Nearly everyone has discovered first-hand how easy it is to scratch or crack a smartphone and plenty of us know what it’s like to peer through a cracked screen until you get it repaired. ..
(February 20, 2014)
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Our Top Picks of CES 2014

It’s the little things that matter most. We’re not talking about nanotech at the moment. We’re talking about some funny little details about the 2014 International Consumer ..
(February 20, 2014)
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10 Cool Things You Didn't Know Your Smartphone Could Do

if you have a smartphone and still only use it to talk and text, you’re seriously missing out on the loads on things you can use it for. Here are a few awesome extra things your phone can do. ..
(February 20, 2014)
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Top Trends in Mobile Accessories and Phone Cases

The future of mobile accessories and phone cases is here. What is your dream mobile accessory? Looking at 2,000+ mobile accessories released since 2011, a TrendsSpotting research report identified .
(February 07, 2014)
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Meet Dave, the Tough Smartphone

Who’s Dave? Telstra have released a new smartphone and can you guess what they called it? “Dave”! This rugged device is targeted as being your new best mate. What do we want in our ..
(February 07, 2014)
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Samsung exec leaks release date for Galaxy S5

A new year means a new Samsung Galaxy phone release but this time we could see it much sooner than expected if a recent article from inews24 are anything to go by. According to the South Korean ..
(January 15, 2014)
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Windows Update Allows For Future of Huge Smartphones

Windows update allows for future of, you guessed it - huge smartphones What does Microsoft's new update 3 for the Windows Phone mean for the smart phone now and into the future? Windows update ..
(January 15, 2014)
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It's Steve Irwin Day and the coolest colour is - khaki!

Friday, November 15 is Steve Irwin Day and that means Conservation, Family, Fun and Khaki! Yep, it’s time to “Khaki it” - that means doing something positive and making a difference .
(January 15, 2014)
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Win an iPhone5s & a VIP tour of Australia Zoo!

Share the love for your favourite animal and you could win an iPhone5s & VIP tour of Australia Zoo At Sprout we’re absolutely stoked to be able to do our bit to help sick, injured and ..
(December 05, 2013)
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How to be Greener with your Smartphone and Tablet Choices

Read our smart guide on how to choose the greenest tablet or smartphone and do your part for the sustainable future of technology. It is important for all of us to take some responsibility with ..
(December 05, 2013)
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25 Years Since Australia's First Mobile Phone

Australia's first mobile phone was a milestone in our telecommunications history but how did it stack up to today's models? Twenty-five years ago Telstra brought out Australia’s first mobile ..
(November 11, 2013)
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10 Facts About the iPhone

See how the iPhone went from inception to success, we have found ten facts that prove it is a smartphone and technology device worth taking note of. The iPhone is linked to the term smartphone as ..
(November 11, 2013)
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Get the Most Juice Out of Your Mobile Phone Battery

Here is a list of the best ways to get the most of your mobile phone battery and make sure you never have to suffer a dead weight mobile phone. It’s the most annoying problem smartphone users ..
(November 11, 2013)
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Helpful Tips and Tricks to Get the Most Out Of Your Samsung ..

So you’ve got yourself a new ‘Life Companion’ or you are at least considering getting one. The new Samsung Galaxy S4 has entered the smart phone market with a lot of hype and it has .
(July 25, 2013)
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Tips and Tricks to Get The Most Out Of Your HTC One

Show us a person who reads a product manual from cover to cover before they start using something and we will give you a fire-breathing dragon. Reading manuals just isn’t on most people’s .
(July 25, 2013)
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