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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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Tesla’s first Powerwall installed in Australia, but is it worth it?

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By Tristan Rayner in Gadgets on Friday 29 January 2016

Australia is the first country to have Tesla Powerwall batteries delivered, with companies already installing the devices, hot off the shipping containers.

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Alert: Apple recall some wall plug adapters in Australia

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By Tristan Rayner in Gadgets on Friday 29 January 2016

Apple has offered a voluntary recall on some AC wall plug adapters designed for use in Australia, as well as other countries.

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These genius Aussie tradies proved you can use hoverboards for everything

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By Riordan Lee in Gadgets on Thursday 28 January 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, the future is now! Finally, the ingenuity of Aussie tradies has been combined with the all-consuming power of the hoverboard.

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Staying fit and healthy with Australia’s tastiest health-food fanatic, Luke Hines

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By Techly in Gadgets on Thursday 28 January 2016

Since bursting onto Aussie TV screens in an explosion of delicious, healthy food during the 2013 series of My Kitchen Rules, Luke Hines has been flat chat, travelling the world to share his message of clean living, appearing on TV, radio and even working with Angelina Jolie.

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Is Theranos a tech revolution in healthcare or marketing hype cloaked in secrecy?

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By The Conversation in Gadgets on Thursday 28 January 2016

If one company were to symbolise the entire ethos of Silicon Valley, it would be Theranos. Founded by Elizabeth Holmes who was 19 at the time, the company set out to “reinvent” the laboratory blood testing industry by using “revolutionary finger-stick technology” which would make testing hundreds of different tests possible from blood obtained by a single prick of a finger.

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Drone Racing League: First-person drone racing is the new best sport ever

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By Tristan Rayner in Gadgets on Wednesday 27 January 2016

Drone racing is definitely coming to an Internet stream near you, as the sport looks to break-out on the bleeding edge of technology, web, and virtual reality.

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Get relaxing massages whenever and wherever you want with the AiraWear jacket

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By Ronan O'Connell in Gadgets on Wednesday 20 January 2016

Getting a massage as you walk around completing your daily tasks sounds just wonderful. A new hi-tech jacket promises to do just that.

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Underwater WiFi will power the new tsunami protection, weather forecasting and more – if it can be figured out

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By Ronan O'Connell in Gadgets on Monday 18 January 2016

Let’s be honest: few things are more important to us spoiled modern folk than WiFi access. Head into the ocean though, and you fall off the wireless grid. That soon could change, with scientists working on underwater wireless internet.

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Why it’s always 9:41AM on the Apple clock

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By Techly in Gadgets on Monday 18 January 2016

Maybe you’ve noticed it or maybe you haven’t, but every time an iPad, MacBook, iPhone or other Apple product appears in an advertisement, the time is always 9:41AM.

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PancakeBot Prints Your Breakfast In Any Design You Like

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By Leah Gonzalez Angue in Gadgets on Monday 18 January 2016

Want to quickly whip up a nice breakfast of pancakes in various fancy designs? For around US$ 300, you can with StoreBound’s PancakeBot™, a food printer that prints pancakes of any design directly onto its built-in cooktop. Yum.

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