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The Creators Of Siri Are Releasing A New AI Next Week 

Although you might associate Siri with Apple, that particular pocket assistant wasn’t born in Cupertino. In fact, Siri was an independent app before its acquisition by Apple in 2010, and now its founders are back with a new and improved version, “Viv”.


11 Ways To Make Your iPhone Run Faster

After a few years of heavy usage, most iPhones start to get a bit creaky at day-to-day tasks. They still work, but everything seems to take a bit longer than it should. Thankfully, by employing a few cleanup hacks it’s not too difficult to bring it back up to speed. This video contains 11 surefire tips to make your iPhone run faster.


How To Tell If A Tinder Profile Is Fake

Fake profiles and chat bots were the most frustrating part of using Tinder when I compared it to its competitors. They’re everywhere, trying to sell you something or steal your personal information, trick you into downloading malware or even beg you to send money. If you just want to swipe in peace, here’s what you should look out for.


Why Windows Phone Might Not Be The Best Choice For Your Business

For many Australian businesses, Windows Phone is the employee device of choice due to OS familiarity, sophisticated security and attractive pricing. However, if you’re in the market for a new fleet of handsets, Microsoft could be a riskier option than you think. As this chart shows, overall sales of Windows Phone devices has shrunk every quarter since 2015.


You Should Take Better Care Of Your Phone

Opinion: The 24-month phone contract is dead, writes News.com.au. Phone plans go out of date quickly, leaving their buyers stuck with small data quotas. But there’s also the fact that new smartphones, bundled with these plans, are apparently a Bad Idea — because they can be lost, or damaged, or stolen. It’s that last point that is particularly galling.


HTC 10: Australian Pricing, Specs And Release Date

The slightly smug sounding “10” is the latest flagship Android handset from HTC. Boasting an all-metal aluminium chassis, a versatile UltraPixel camera and beefed-up specifications across the board, it’s easily one of the best smartphones that the Taiwanese vendor has released in quite a while. Here are the specs, pricing and launch details for Australia.


Briefly: Smartphone Glut, Macca's vs Guzman y Gomez, Cheap Juicer

Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: How Guzman y Gomez is taking on McDonald’s in Australia, Aston Martin’s Vulcan supercar tears up New Zealand, have we reached “peak” smartphone?


LG G5: Australian Pricing, Specs And Release Date

The LG G5 is the latest flagship smartphone to hit the market — and for once, it offers something intriguingly different. Boasting a modular design with a host of snap-on peripherals (sold separately), the G5 is quite unlike any phone from rival manufacturers. It’s coming to Australia in early May. Here are the pricing details, release date and specs.


Five Easy Ways To Add A 1/4" Tripod Mount To Anything

Sometimes you have to get a little crafty when you’re on a photo shoot or filming a movie. Here are five clever ways to add 1/4″ mounts to your camera equipment and accessories so they can go anywhere.


Apple Assumes You'll Replace Your iPhone Every Three Years

How often should your replace your phone? Unless you’re paid weekly in bags of gold doubloons, the answer is usually a measurement in years. A different yet similar question — how often do manufacturers expect your to replace your phone? In the case of Apple, it’s every three or four years.


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