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Stephen Fenech

Stephen is the Tech Guide editor and one of Australia's most respected tech journalists. He is a regular on radio and TV talking about the latest tech news, products and trends.

How we converted to using a standing desk and never looked back


We’ve been hearing for a while now about the benefits of a standing desk so we decided to try one for ourselves with the Nimble Electric Standing Desk from JP Office Workstations. The desk is available in a number of sizes and has electronic height adjustment which can take it from as low as 68cm and as high as 1.13m. Ergonomic standing desks are becoming …

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Take a look at our top Google searches for 2017


Google Australia has released its annual Year in Search results with the top trending searches for 2017 which included everything from fidget spinners and sport to natural disasters and politics. The things we search for reflected what was most popular in our minds and in 2017 these included the stress ball replacement – the fidget spinner – which was one of the biggest toy crazes …

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Now Virgin Mobile customers can give their spare data to their friends


It’s nearly Christmas which means it’s the season for giving so Virgin Mobile has come up with a gift people will love receiving – extra data on their post-paid mobile plan. Data Gifting allows Virgin Mobile postpaid customers to share any amount of their spare data with another Virgin Mobile postpaid customer. Here’s how it works. You simply log into your account or on the …

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Lend me your ears for Episode 278 of the top-rating Tech Guide podcast


To stay updated and educated about the latest consumer tech news and reviews you need to tune in to Episode 278 of the top-rating Tech Guide podcast, hosted by editor Stephen Fenech. On this week’s show, the busiest online shopping day of the year, Vodafone activates NumberSync for the Apple Watch Series 3 and we speak to Audible’s Fidelma Maher about the year’s most popular …

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Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas – Day 8: Smart/IoT devices


Christmas is nearly here and tech gadget gifts will be high on the shopping lists. Tech Guide is once again running its annual 12 Days of Christmas Gadget Gift Ideas. Today we’re looking at smart Internet of Things products that can be controlled with your mobile device from anywhere. These products are growing in popularity and can add so much convenience to our lives. And …

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eBay gearing up for its busiest shopping day of the year


Today is shaping up as the busiest day for online shopping ahead of Christmas. eBay alone will have 2.7 million visitors with more than 1.8 million visiting through mobile devices. With two weeks left till Christmas, shoppers still have a chance to order online and have their packages delivered in time. eBay, Australia’s largest online shopping destination, is gearing up for its biggest day of …

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Start the weekend with Episode 325 of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast


Start your weekend with Two Blokes Talking Tech Episode 325, with Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech and EFTM’S Trevor Long, as they offer and fun and informative look at the week’s biggest tech stories. On this week’s show, Amazon has launched in Australia – but how did it perform and what can retailers do to combat it, Vodafone has launched NumberSync for the Apple Watch …

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Belkin’s new Pocket Power lightweight battery keeps your devices charged all day


Staying charged on the go is an important task and Belkin, a leader in mobile accessories, has made it a lot easier with the launch of its new fast-charging Pocket Power battery range. Staying charged all day means staying connected all day and to accomplish that Belkin is offering two battery capacities – 5,000 mAh and 10,000 mAh – with each available in black, rose …

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Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas – Day 4: Headphones/Speakers


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and there’s still plenty of time to find the right tech gift for your friends and family. We’re running Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas to help you find that perfect gift. Today were covering the very popular category of headphones, earphones and Bluetooth speakers. This is the sort of gift that will suit men …

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Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless noise cancelling headphones review


When it comes to headphones, Sony certainly knows what it’s doing. And that is evident with the new Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless headphones that offer both superb sound quality and excellent noise cancellation. The headphones have swivel earcups so they fit really comfortably and are easy to pack into the included hard case when you’re done listening. Each ear cup has a leather feel with the …

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Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas – Day 3: Wearables/Smartwatches


Christmas is less than three weeks away and we want to help you find the right gift for your family and friends. Tech Guide is running its annual 12 Days of Christmas Gadget Gift Guide to help you. Today we’re looking at wearables and smartwatches which have been steadily growing in popularity year-on-year and are also the ideal gift for Christmas. These products are also …

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