On its own, Google’s Chrome is a pretty neat browser, however extensions can either increase or weigh down its potential exponentially. So, exactly what are extensions – I hear you whisper? Essentially, they’re small apps that add extra – external – functionality. For Chrome, there are literally tens of thousands of available extensions, performing a huge variety of functions – everything from find shopping coupons, to extensions that make your computer run much faster. A visit to Googles Chrome Web Store Extensions page can be overwhelming, so we’re going to simplify things for you, here are 3 extensions you can’t – or shouldn’t – live without.
For newbies to the Chrome browser, consider this your extensions starter pack. If you’re a Chrome power user, you’ll no doubt be familiar most or some of these, but you might learn about some you’ve never heard of before. Once you’ve tried any one of these extensions, you won’t know how you ever lived without them. Read the full article »»»»
Late last month Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 8 and while most of the changes were subtle, there are some interesting hidden features might just come in handy. Here’s a look at some tips, tricks, and features that will help you out :: Read the full article »»»»
Optus customers can get unlimited broadband data for $115 under new bundle plans announced last week according to the company. Optus runs a really solid service – I’m perhaps biased, I have Optus cable and swear it’s the best – this unlimited offer is their top tier.
The unlimited plans are available across Optus’ copper, HFC and NBN fixed networks, Optus is Australia’s second largest telco. There are no hidden fees or conditions, the ” …only condition is our acceptable use policy, which applies to all plans,” an Optus spokesperson said.
The company announced a number of new plans, with a variety of inclusions. The new plans range from a base plan at $55 month to $115 for the top tier unlimited plan. A clever bonus the company is also offering – for customers not on unlimited plans – is “Double Data’ 2 months each year customers can double their monthly data allowance, for a $10 fee :: Read the full article »»»»
The world it seems is filled with tablets, from the priced-low Pendo to the iPad. This blogger however has a penchant for Samsung’s Galaxy, but for those deciding on a tablet that’ll get them through the day at the same time as it’s able to fit in their satchel, Samsung hasn’t made things easy.
With the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0, you’ve got two machines with exceedingly similar specifications to decide between. What we’ve got to check this afternoon is how the two make their mark in the world – and if it really is all about the S-Pen in the end.
By far my favourite – form and function – is The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, it works with an 8-inch display at 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, while the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 carries the same size and pixel density – they’re effective the same in day-to-day use, while the subtle differences in software will make the tiniest of differences up-close :: Checkout slashgears double review :: Read the full review here »»»»
Find out how “the hand “behind the RSA Animate videos captures and visualizes the world’s imagination :: Read the full article »»»»
Waking-up seems to be more and more of a hardship. My morning routine consists of two cups of coffee, no speech and very little movement. This routine goes on for about an hour, after which I feel generally human.
During this daily motion, I tend to keep big, important tasks to a minimum, as I edge my way through my second cup of java however, motion and co-ordination eeks it’s way back into my limbs, my fingers re-gain their nimbleness and my grey matter loosens up.
I still have no capacity for speech, but something to twiddle with isn’t out of the question.
Build-On Brick Mug is definitely something that could be in my world at 5am, it’s speechless, motionless and it holds one cup of coffee, perfection! :: Read the full article »»»»
Pli is an iPhone 5 case that highlights the materials and style of mid-century modern design. Each case features a unique wood veneer inset carved from U.S. Walnut, oiled and finished for an unforgettable look. The polycarbonate shell snaps on and off an iPhone 5 with ease, providing comprehensive protection while keeping your phone’s profile sleek and unassuming. We’re pretty sure that Don Draper would love it, so why wouldn’t you? AT $US39.99, FOR SURE! :: Read the full article »»»»
That mobile device manufacturing behemoth that is Nokia has been teasing punters with what looks like a pretty spectacular new offering, the Nokia Lumia 920. Specs are pretty standout, Windows 8, 1.5GHZ Dual Core, 32 GB Storage, 1GB Ram, 41 Megapixel Camera, 4.5 inch Screen, all the usual connectivity tools housed in Nokia's - we love - traditional, uncluttered casing... oooh, and wireless charging :: Read the full article »»»»