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How to Get Fit With Wearable Technology

How to Get Fit With Wearable Technology

So you want to get fit. Or fitter, depending on how ambitious your goals are. Most modern research suggests that setting smaller goals does not only reward you quicker but people with small goals along the way to a bigger goal are more motivated to stick with their fitness regime.

Wearable tech allows you to track pretty much anything these days. Be it steps, sleep, heart rate, distance, elevation, calories burned and much more. All these measurements can be taken ...

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Fitness & FitBits: What You Need to Know

Fitness & FitBits: What You Need to Know

On most people’s to-do list, in one form or another, is a fitness-based goal. Whether that goal is to lose a couple of kilos or get fit enough to run a marathon, it’s easier to reach with a little help. That comes in the form of a smartphone, and little activity tracking device called a FitBit.

Most people already have the smartphone, so it’s just the latter that’s missing. In short, the FitBit range has various models, each designed to ...

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Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts

Just around the corner is one of our favourite times of the year, where we can unabashedly celebrate our mums and all the other special women in our lives!

Here are our top picks of Mother’s Day gift ideas. And we’ve added a cherry on top with a bonus gift card  on selected products so mum can get herself an extra little something of her choice!

Kambrook Stack and Snack Sandwich Maker

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What’s best for a small business – laptop or tablet?

What’s best for a small business – laptop or tablet?

If you run a small business, you know just how much having the right tools and equipment can make a big difference in your day-to-day operations. When it comes to technology – specifically, computers – you might find yourself trying to decide between laptop or tablet. They’re both portable, affordable and, let’s face it, look schmick.

Every business is different. Not only that, everybody works differently. So, the important thing to keep in mind when shopping for a new ...

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webOS Smart Tvs

webOS Smart Tvs

At Betta, it’s no secret that we love our Smart TVs! After a few years on the market, they’re getting even better, and LG are leading the charge with their new webOS-powered units. When they were unveiled earlier this year, tech fans were incredibly excited over the new TVs and all their possibilities. Now, they’ve arrived in-store!

What is webOS?

Every device you use has an operating system. This refers to the base software that runs everything like the apps ...

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Hi-Sense Tablet for Back-2-School

Hi-Sense Tablet for Back-2-School

School shoes, stationery, backpack, uniform. In the back to school rush, some of the staples never change. But one thing parents might not have considered for the new school year is a tablet computer. They’ve become very cost effective quite quickly, with one of our favourites being the Hisense M470BSS Sero 7 Pro Android Tablet 7 Inch. It’s a great size for the school bag, and powerful enough to handle everything the school year might throw at it.

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Give the Gift of Music

Give the Gift of Music

We can’t all say that we love Taylor Swift but most of us can say that if it’s not the country-pop songstress that floats our musical boat then it’s somebody else, whether it be Rihanna, The Beatles, Daft Punk or whoever. The point is that music is one of life’s simple pleasures, one that most – if not all – people find joy in.

Which brings us to our next point: when you’re stuck for a present for a friend, significant ...

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Livin’ La Vida With The ASUS VivoTab Smart

Livin’ La Vida With The ASUS VivoTab Smart

We know what you’re thinking: “I already have a smartphone, and a notebook. What do I need a tablet for?” You’re not alone. This sentiment is voiced by most people when they first come across these sleek and compact one-piece computers.

The thing about a tablet is that it’s the perfect device for this modern world where mobility and efficiency are more important than ever; an age where we need to feel socially active and connected at all times, ...

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The New Samsung Galaxy Camera Shakes Up The Compact Camera Market

The New Samsung Galaxy Camera Shakes Up The Compact Camera Market

While there’s no doubting mobile phones have come a long way in the past few years, we’re yet to see the same leaps and bounds in compact camera technology. Megapixel counts have increased but the point-and-click has unfortunately remained more or less unchanged. To shake things up, here comes Samsung with its new Galaxy Camera, delivering the wireless network capabilities we’re used to seeing in smartphones.

Software & Apps
For now, the Galaxy Camera comes pre-installed with Android 4.1.2 Jelly ...

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Iron Man’s Favourite TV in Your Own Home, Made Possible by Betta and TCL

Iron Man’s Favourite TV in Your Own Home, Made Possible by Betta and TCL

Boys want to be him. Girls want to be with him.

There’s no denying that Iron Man – the superhero incarnation of the cheeky genius and loveable ladies’ man Tony Stark in Marvel’s comics-turned-films – is our modern-day pinup boy.

And if you’re one of the keen beans who have already seen Tony Stark in action in Iron Man 3, you may have noticed the super slick TCL televisions throughout the movie. Which is why we’re excited to announce a Betta exclusive, ...

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