Melbourne-based electric transport company Raine has a hit on their hands with the Raine One Electric Scooter. The Kickstarter funding goal was achieved in just 43 minutes, becoming the fastest funded electric vehicle in history. With 15 days to go of the campaign, the Raine One Electric Scooter has raised A$462,834...
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  • Motorola and Telstra announce Razr HD and Razr M

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    The iPad case market is a fierce one, with hundreds competing with your dollars, a case needs to have something unique to stand out. Targus, the brand known for making high-quality backpacks has released an iPad case with a difference. The Versavu iPad Case features a 360 degrees rotation...
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  • Apple’s 4G LTE support for the new iPad is an Aussie joke [updated]

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