Category Archives: Gadgets

Amazon is Coming to Australia and Retailers are Worried

They should be worried. As I discussed in my blog last week called The Blockbuster Effect, and countless previous blogs, you can’t expect, even at the bottom of the planet, to have the luxury of continuing doing business the same … Continue reading

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Finally a Device to Track Anything Like a Magpie Does

I’ve known Derek Handley and his family for a long time, since a young group of entrepreneurs won the NZ Wireless Data Forum’s mobile app competition (I was President at the time, helped conceive and judge¬† it) many many years … Continue reading

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Smart clothes peg pings your phone when there’s rain on the way

Peggy is a smart clothes-peg prototype that uses a number of sensors and local weather information to tell you when the washing is dry and ping you when rain’s on the way to prevent you drying the same load twice. … Continue reading

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Digital Attack Map

Digital Attack Map – DDoS attacks around the globe Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.digitalattackmap.com This is fascinating. I knew that security agencies had access to this sort of information, but I didn’t know the public could see information like this. … Continue reading

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The race to go online in your car – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk The race to go online in your car Telegraph.co.uk Many motorists also use them for navigation and listening to music, and smartphones will become even more useful in a few months when Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto systems… … Continue reading

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Feds Looking To Regulate Navigation Apps Like Google Maps – Auto World News

Auto World News Feds Looking To Regulate Navigation Apps Like Google Maps Auto World News TechCrunch listed Google Maps, Waze, Apple Maps and Nokia Maps as navigation apps that would come under the new guidelines, which officials say would only… Continue reading

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Dead batteries let offenders escape GPS monitoring – KING5.com

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Dead batteries let offenders escape GPS monitoring KING5.com The City of Fife agency that monitors about 90 offenders sentenced to electronic home monitoring was unable to detect violations by some of those convicted … Continue reading

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