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Telstra Ultimate Broadband USB review

Update: Our Telstra 4G USB review is up

As mentioned in our review of the Telstra Ultimate Broadband Wi-Fi, iBrothers had initially requested a Wi-Fi unit from Telstra but was instead sent the USB version. It seems to be a pretty easy mistake to make as we found that about a week ago, we had a similar issue talking to Telstra shop store staff and found that they too got confused between the two products.

Of course, we are presently armed with the Ultimate Broadband USB modem so of course we are going to take a look at how it performs on Telstra’s HSPA+ Dual Carrier network. Read more

Three pieces of Tech and a baby – Is the iPad ready for handling photo publishing in the field?

A couple of weeks ago I found myself preparing for the birth of my daughter. By preparing I mean selecting the lenses for my digital SLR camera, deciding if I should have another camera as a backup and gathering all the necessary chargers for various devices such as mobile phones and wifi hotspots. I sometimes believe I must be the only person who packs a 6 port power board as the first thing in a suitcase. The one thing that did give me pause was deciding if I should take my 15” MacBook Pro this time or rely solely on the iPad for sharing those precious and early photos with my family and friends. Read more

Are all USB drives created equal?

Considering USB flash drives have been with us for some time, you would not be alone thinking that one USB flash drive is pretty much as good as another.

For the most part, price seems to distinguish USB drives in capacity (commonly 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 & 64GB) and build quality/ design (titanium vs plastic or super large vs tiny and discrete or “unique”).

What many people don’t take into account is that speed is also often a factor when it comes to USB drives.
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