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    Get your bingo cards ready kids, Apple have just announced the iPad 2. Presented by Steve Jobs himself, Apple’s new iPad not only matches, but beats almost every other manufacturers tablet entry (due later this year). In a very typical ballsy move, Apple even called them out during the...
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    At this stage, there’s not doubt Apple will announce the iPad 2 tomorrow morning. As with any Apple announcement, there has been lots of speculation about what changes are coming in iPad 2. Adding to the hype, MIC Gadget are even showcasing some leaked iPad designs. While these aren’t...
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    When it comes to portable media players today there are many types that must be considered. Your smartphone, Apple’s array of iPod’s, iPhones and now iPad, Archos devices, netbooks and laptops to name a few. All are portable, all play media in their various forms and with their various...
  • The machines are taking over: AR Drone lands at techAU

    Probably one of the geekiest purchases made of late, the AR Drone has now landed at techAU HQ. If your not familiar with this beast, its a iPhone/iPad controlled flying drone with some amazing technology on-board. Not only can the drone hover in mid air on its own, thanks...
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