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Jason Murray

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!

[Updated with statement from Ring] Video from your Ring smart home cameras may have been accessed by the company’s employees

Amazon-owned Ring has found itself under fire today for its internal handling of users’ video streams and recordings generated by its smart home products, according to a report published today at The Intercept. It’s not the first time privacy concerns have been raised about smart home systems, and Ring especially, …

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Nanoleaf’s Canvas panels will light up your walls, and they work with the Google Assistant

We’ve had our eye on Nanoleaf for some time, with their triangle-shaped light panels available for some time locally offering a customisable, programmable and controllable lighting solution for your home. The triangular, polygon-esque aesthetic doesn’t appeal to everyone though — enter Nanoleaf’s new Canvas light squares. Canvas is in many …

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Amazon brings Alexa integration with Skype to Australia – make and receive calls on supported Echo and Fire devices

One of the neatest features Amazon announced at the launch of its new Echo range in September was integration with Skype, bringing Echo Show into a wider world of person-to-person video conferencing. There was just one problem – it wasn’t available at launch. Today, Amazon has announced local availability of …

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