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This Brisbane-built app is a social network for travellers so you can message people for tips or arrange a meet up to go sightseeing. It also will help you find the best wi-fi spots in a new location before you get there.
Apple iOS / Google Android / free
This takes some of the pain out of packing all of the cables and gadgets that come with travel. The Grid-it! (above) comes in three sizes with bands and straps to keep all your devices in place. harveynorman.com.au or dicksmith.com.au The latest action cam from GoPro is a tiny cube that is its smallest camera yet. Despite the compact size, it’s waterproof to 10m without a case. The best part is the simplicity – hit one big button to start shooting video or hold it for three seconds for still photos. gopro.com Uniden’s latest two-way radios have a 10km range and up to 16 hours talk time with clever design features including a carabiner clip to attach them to a backpack. They can be handy when you’re travelling with a group in locations where mobile reception
is poor. uniden.com.au