Relax In Style
Jan08

Relax In Style

MetroNaps Energy Pod   Is worker fatigue costing your business? In 2004, leading Australian consulting firm Access Economics, estimated work related injuries that were attributable to fatigue cost Australian and New Zealand businesses more than $2.9 billion annually. Taking a leaf out of the Google and Virgin management books, it may pay employers to encourage workers to sleep on the job. Found in the offices of the...

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Sweet Sounds
Jan08

Sweet Sounds

Blackbox M10 headphones   Designed with durability and style in mind, the Blackbox M10 headphones make a statement while protecting your hearing. The use of noise cancelling technology reduces up to 85 percent of unwanted ambient sounds, making it possible to enjoy music without raising the volume excessively. The high performing noise cancelling technology delivered in the M10, common to all Blackbox products, provides a...

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Belkin Play Max Wireless Router
Jan08

Belkin Play Max Wireless Router

By Ian Knott I’ve become a big fan of Belkin products over the last few years, mainly because of their build quality, style and ease of use. Their latest range of wireless routers only serve to solidify my feelings towards the brand. There are 5 models in the router range (and 4 in the modem router range) so whatever your wireless computing needs are, there will be a model perfect for you. I had the pleasure of trialling the top-end...

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Sony Ericsson U5i Vivaz
Jan08

Sony Ericsson U5i Vivaz

By Ian Knott With so many mobiles looking so alike these days I was expecting a typical Sony Ericsson stylish but block-like design when the Vivaz arrived on my desk. How wrong could I be! The curvaceous, contemporary design just begs you to touch it, hold it in your hand and spin it around on the table. Yes, that’s one of the first thoughts that came to mind and not surprisingly that’s exactly what I find myself doing subconsciously....

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro
Jan08

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro

By Ian Knott   I was quite excited to get my hands on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro as it was my first ever experience with the much lauded Android operating system. It took me all of about 1 minute to absolutely fall in love with it. The phone was running Android 1.6 – which is an older version of the software – but Sony Ericsson has promised an upgrade to 2.1 any day now. That said, I was still blown away by the dynamic...

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Lowrance Endura Outdoor GPS Navigation
Jan08

Lowrance Endura Outdoor GPS Navigation

By Ian Knott While so many modern mobile phones have GPS tracking included, mobiles can be fickle beasts at the best of times. Imagine relying on your phone to get you out of the bush and your battery suddenly dying. That’s why regular trampers and outdoorsy types need a dedicated mobile GPS navigation system on hand in case of emergency. The good people at Lowrance have the Endura series of handheld units that not only serve as GPS...

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