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The Huawei Watch 2 is the first smartwatch in Australia that supports 4G, and that's just one of its many tricks. Running Android Wear, it's simple but powerful. This is the first watch you can use properly without your phone in Australia -- and that comes in handy more often than you'd think.

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One of the perils of smart devices is that many rely on their respective company's online servers to function, and sometimes those companies shut down. Which leaves you with an expensive paperweight. Luckily Pebble has had the foresight to update their smartwatches after being acquired by Fitbit last year.

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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When you need a little extra cash, digging through your jewellery box isn't a bad place to start. But should you go to a gold buyer or hit up a pawn shop? Here's how to get the best prices for your shiny goods.

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‘Wearable computing’ is a concept that’s been around for ages – especially if you count centuries-old gizmos like the abacus ring. However, the technology is only now beginning to creep its way into the mainstream, with the versatile smartwatch leading the charge. We take a look at some of the most popular options on the market.

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Smartphones are obvious targets for thieves. The devices are expensive, they're small, and they're easy to steal. No Handcuffs -- a blog centered around keeping you out of trouble -- notes that one of the easiest ways to fall victim to having your phone stolen is to use it to check for the time when someone asks.

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My watch battery ran out earlier this week, leaving me watch-free until I could get it replaced that lunchtime, and those few hours almost drove me crazy. Watches are increasingly unfashionable as people rely on their mobiles, but do they still have a place in your life?