Apple Pay is in Australia (just)

Apple made a lot of noise when it launched its own payment system, Apple pay, in the U.S last year. Apple Pay uses the combination of the NFC chip found in the Apple iPhone 6 or better along with the… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-23

What’s new with the Apple TV?

More than just watching movies, the new Apple TV brings Siri and the best of the App Store to your lounge room. Like most gadgets with “TV” in the name, the Apple TV isn’t actually a television. Nor does it… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-20
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Making the most of your smartphone as a document scanner

You might strive to maintain a paperless office, but your efforts are probably thwarted as soon as you walk out the office door. Even in the internet age it’s hard to escape business cards, printed receipts, meeting notes, legal documents… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-19

OzFlix: Can a true blue film streaming service thrive?

The dominant online tech trend in Australia has been, without a doubt, the emergence of online video streaming services. Not that they were some new invention that suddenly sprang into existence in the last twelve months, but the emergence of… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-16

Mobile data deals are improving, but fixed line will remain dominant

Optus recently made a bold move, announcing a new mobile data-only plan that offers up 50GB of data to use over a month for only $70. In mobile data terms that’s a bit of a bargain. Mobile data prices have… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-09
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Aussie streaming services round-up

With Netflix, Presto and Stan all arriving in Australia this year, how do you decide which subscription video service is the best fit for your home? These all-you-can-eat streaming video services put a wealth of movies and TV shows at… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-06
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Watch over your shoulder for ‘visual hacking’

You probably glance around before you punch your PIN into an ATM, just to be sure that no-one is trying to sneak a peek at your code. It’s a sensible security precaution, but one we often fail to take before… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-05

Surface Pro 4/ Surface Book: Microsoft keeps on iterating

Microsoft’s just about to release its latest iteration in its Surface line of tablet computers with the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book computers. It’s tempting to think that Microsoft has only been in the hardware game for a relatively… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-11-02

Skylake ushers in the next Intel generation

If you’ve been using PCs for any length of time, you’ve probably been through a few generations of Intel-based PCs, or at the very least, PCs that use architecture that’s very similar to Intel’s designs. Depending on your exact age,… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-10-26

What is Telstra TV?

Designed to put Aussie streaming video services at your fingertips, Telstra’s tiny new set-top box is vying for centre stage in your lounge room. These days Australians are spoiled for choice when it comes to online entertainment, but things can… Continue reading →

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Last Updated:2015-10-23