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The good news? Telstra's Whereis site has released an Android-specific GPS app which supports voice recognition, offers turn-by-turn navigation and even includes built-in flight timetables and pedestrian mode walking directions. The bad news? It only works on phones connected to the Telstra network, and you have to pay $15 a month for the privilege.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Smart phones are becoming an increasingly common choice even for casual users, but the whole area can seem confusing and overwhelming for new buyers. Lifehacker 101 guides you through the main platforms available.