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Oculus Rift virtual reality 3-D goggles? Check. Infant onesies embedded with machine-washable sensors? Check, again. We agree, gadgets are fun. So if you’re really into gadgets – the cool, the hi-tech, the futuristic – you will find them here. Just don’t expect us to get that excited about Apple TV. That was sooo 2007.

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huMOVE: The Italians have invented a wearable device to measure your performance in bed

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By Rachel Oakley in Gadgets on Friday 27 March 2015

It’s human nature to measure someone’s performance in bed. So an Italian research team have created a platform to monitor your lover’s sexual performance via a wearable system.

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Toot toot! The kids’ sushi train conveyor belt has arrived

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By Rachel Oakley in Gadgets on Friday 27 March 2015

The coolest thing about eating sushi isn’t the delicious flavours and textures, nor the hot towels you’re handed before eating. Nope. The coolest thing about eating sushi is the conveyor belt that runs through the restaurant. And now the kids at home can have their very own sushi conveyor belt, just like a Japanese restaurant.

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Samsung’s NX500 coming in April: A 4K shooting top-end camera, at a mid-range price

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By Tristan Rayner in Gadgets on Thursday 26 March 2015

The mirrorless camera space is now the hottest thing for photographers of any ability, and Samsung’s new NX500 matters for one simple reason: you can shoot amazing photos, and video at 4K, without needing to lug around a big camera.

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A big tech sale is coming on Ebay: Here’s why you can’t miss it

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By Techly in Gadgets on Thursday 26 March 2015

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eBay are about to unleash a massive tech sale on brand new items, with 20 per cent off a huge range of products. We’re talking Apple – including the iPhone 6, and Beats by Dre – PS4s (black 500GB for under $450!), and the Xbox One with Halo: Master Chief bundle, Samsung Note 4, GoPros, and much more.

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Tired of pimping your ride, crib and missus? Now you can pimp your dog

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By Dan Wighton in Gadgets on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Do you never get into those cool parties that you see pictures of on Sunday morning on Facebook? Are your memories of Saturday night laced with stinging rebukes from nightclub bouncers about your shirt, shoes and face? Did you grow up on a diet of American college films, thinking that life was going to be way cooler and party-filled than it actually is?

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Disney draw a line in the sand for autonomous robots with BeachBot

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By Chloe Olewitz in Gadgets on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Say hello to the BeachBot, a Disney-built robot that looks like a turtle and traces drawings in the sand.

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PowerCube: Solving the issue of bad powerboards?

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By Tristan Rayner in Gadgets on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Allocacoc’s PowerCube is an interesting solution to the annoying problem you face with powerboards and power sockets: blocked by plugs, out of reach, and not a USB port in sight. So should you buy one?

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Foxtel’s iQ3 set-top box now available

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By Tristan Rayner in Gadgets on Monday 23 March 2015

Foxtel’s iQ3 set-top box for traditional Pay-TV is available as of Monday March 23 – just one day ahead of Netflix’ Australian launch – with Foxtel finally shaking off delays and setting in stone the new features on offer.

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The world’s smallest drill is insanely cute (and totally useless)

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By Joe Frost in Gadgets on Monday 23 March 2015

While the cordless drill seen in the image above may look like a toy, it is in fact a working tool. Actually, ‘working’ may be the wrong word, because it implies that it’s useful, and this 0.5 millimetre drillbit which will only penetrate “soft objects” probably isn’t going to be doing much work. But look how cute!

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It’s peeback time! Hamburg’s pee-proof paint turns the tables on peeing partygoers

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By Dan Wighton in Gadgets on Monday 23 March 2015

For anyone who lives in a pub or nightclub district, there are plenty of hazards to contend with. Parking problems. Noise until all hours. And pee, so much pee.

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