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Technology

ExpanDrive 6 Review – Improvements and Caveats

As you may have read in my previous blog post on ExpanDrive 5, it had some great features, but some significant caveats. Now, ExpanDrive 6 is here, released almost 6 months ago (July 5, 2017) it’s had some time to release minor updates and bug fixes. So as a traveller looking to keep my local

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Technology

Mophie XXL Powerstation Portable Universal Battery Review

The Mophie XXL Powerstation is a 20,000mah portable universal battery that you can use to extend the life of any device capable of USB charging such as smart phones and tablets. It’s not the highest capacity battery on the market, but it is at the larger end. For comparison, most of the battery packs you

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Money

How “Found Money” works in Raiz (previously Acorns Australia)

I signed up with when they first launched here in February 2016. Then, in late 2016, Acorns Australia added the “Found Money” feature to their app before later rebranding as Raiz. The concept behind this is that you get rewarded with bonus money in the form of cash back, for shopping with participating retailers. Generally,

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Technology

7 Days of ExpanDrive Cloud Unification – Review

ExpanDrive behaves like an external USB attached drive, or more accurately a series of USB attached storage. Each of your cloud storage systems becomes a drive connected to your computer. As long as you are on the internet, you can then enter these storage destinations anytime and access the files on them as you would any other external drive. Similarly, you can save directly to them just like a regular external drive.

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Technology

30 Days of Odrive Cloud Unification – Review

I started trialling Odrive 30 days ago to see if it is a good alternative to running cloud synchronising apps for the many different cloud services I use. Those cloud services include Dropbox, Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive, and OwnCloud. I am also looking at ExpanDrive as another possible option. Besides doing away with additional applications,

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