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Charging 101: How to pick the right wall plug for your device

Charging 101: How to pick the right wall plug for your device

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So, you’ve just upgraded your phone. You open the box to your shiny new toy, grab out your cable, but this time there’s no wall plug. A quick search online gets your head spinning…how are you meant to know which charge is best for you when there are so many options? Take a deep breath, we’re here to help. What is wattage? Why is it important? Simply put, wattage is how the charging power (output) on a wall charger or power bank is measured. The higher the wattage, the higher the charging power of a wall charger or power bank...

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Get your tech ready for tax time

Get your tech ready for tax time

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With tax time fast approaching, you may be eligible to claim more than you think. The Australian Taxation Office outline a broad range of work-related items and income-earning expenses, which you can claim this End of Financial Year. One of the most popular items to claim on tax is a new work computer, but you may also be eligible to claim some of the digital accessories to support your work laptop. Whether you're working from home or back in the office, everyone can use a little tech to enhance their office experience. To find out what you can and can't...

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Tax time home office essentials

Tax time home office essentials

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Now that many of us have been working remotely for some time we have started to build up impressive home offices, but with tax time coming up it could be the perfect opportunity to get any last-minute items to complete your home office experience and still claim them under this financial year. With this in mind, we have put together some helpful products that could complete your home office experience.   1. ChargeUp Pro 27K   When you're not in an office environment, you're still going to need to keep all your devices charged, but it can be challenging to...

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How to find the right Cygnett case for your iPad

How to find the right Cygnett case for your iPad

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When you are looking for a case for your new iPad, it can be difficult to find out which one that is going to fit your exact size and model. We have put together a sizing guide to make this process a little easier.   Identify your model number   The first step is to identify your iPad’s model number. This can be confirmed by one of two ways,   Look on the back of your iPad – in small writing towards the bottom of your iPad there should be a model number and serial number. Locate in Settings –...

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5 unconventional items you can charge with a power bank

5 unconventional items you can charge with a power bank

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When we buy a power bank it is usually with the aim of keeping our primary devices charged, but there are many other USB powered devices that a power bank can charge. Here are some unexpected items you can charge with a power bank.   1. Get a jump start Restrictions are starting to be reduced, and we are slowly getting out and about again. This is exciting, but it also means that some of us are starting cars and other vehicles that have been sitting dormant for some time. When a vehicle hasn't been used in a while, the...

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