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Lumia’s new flagship – just waiting on Windows 10

28 March 2015 in ShawThing

Microsoft has not conceded the high-end to iFans and FanDroids. It is just putting the touches on new Windows 10…

Apple to release new iPhones soon

28 March 2015 in ShawThing

Apple – “We don’t comment on anything’ – is according to Digitimes reportedly readying a new iPhone 6S, 6S Plus,…

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge – smooth

27 March 2015 in Mobility

While the official launch in Australia is not until Monday 30 March, little has been written about Samsung’s new direction…

Optus customer privacy craptus!

27 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus will conduct an independent review of its customer privacy after several ‘huge’ breaches were identified in its information handling…

Telstra vows to encrypt metadata and store it in Australia

27 March 2015 in Security

One of the many criticisms of the Government’s new data retention regimen is that it will create vast amounts of…

TPPA: Govt willing to cede sovereignty on some disputes

27 March 2015 in Technology Regulation

COMMENT The current Australian government is prepared to bend over a little more than Labor was over the question of…

Data retention now the law of the land

27 March 2015 in Technology Regulation

Australian now has one of the most draconian mass surveillance regimes in the Western world. Yesterday the Senate passed the…

Don’t say you weren’t warned - Ludlam on data retention

27 March 2015 in Technology Regulation

The most trenchant Parliamentary critic of the data retention laws has been Greens Senator Scott Ludlam. Here is his statement…

VIDEO: Netgear’s awesome Arlo wireless HD security camera lands in OZ

26 March 2015 in Internet of Things

Netgear’s world-first 100% wireless HD smart home security camera has landed in Australia at last, and for affordable, easy, effortless…

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Gemalto predicts strong Australian M2M growth

27 March 2015 in Telecoms & NBN

Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology enables communications between machines, central portals or IT systems and fosters an environment of innovation, driving new…

Ian Noble joins DGIT board

27 March 2015 in People Moves

Melbourne-based telco and cloud software and services company DGIT has appointed Ian Noble, the former CEO of prominent Australian fibre…

Samsung’s Smart Signage TVs switch on in OZ

27 March 2015 in Business Technology

If you need a digital signage solution for your small to medium business, Samsung’s Smart Signage TV might be the…

Design of NEXTDC data centre attracts global plaudits

27 March 2015 in Data Centres

The design of NEXTDC’s Sydney data centre has been voted as one of five global finalists in an international award…

TV viewing starts at a young age

27 March 2015 in Entertainment

Preschool children under five years of age spend more time watching free-to-air television than older children, according to the latest…

Langs replaces aging hardware with Nutanix

27 March 2015 in Hardware

Queensland-based manufacturer Langs Building Supplies has refreshed its IT environment with a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) running off Nutanix converged…

Is LTE really secure?

27 March 2015 in Mobility

F5 Networks have released an infographic regarding the security challenges with mobile broadband - LTE (4G). It says that the…

Traditional loyalty programs – broken?

27 March 2015 in Business Technology

More than half of consumers admitted that they had abandoned at least one loyalty program according to a survey and…

More reality TV – from your iOS phone

27 March 2015 in Entertainment

Twitter has introduced Periscope that lets you share your live experiences from your mobile phone – and vice versa.

Free customer Wi-Fi from iiNet

27 March 2015 in BYO Technology

More and more business customers want to access free, convenient Wi-Fi while shopping or doing business – if only to…

Gen Ys like the idea of ‘going it alone’

26 March 2015 in Recruitment

Australia’s Generation Ys – those born during the 1980s and early 1990s – are a ‘freedom loving’ bunch more likely…

Use analytics to get the most out of more marketing data: SAS

26 March 2015 in Data

The right analytics can help organisations more accurately deliver the right messages to the right customers, according to SAS.

ACS wants greater focus on digital literacy in SA

26 March 2015 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) in South Australia wants digital technologies to be introduced as a mandatory subject in the…

TasmaNet, UXC Eclipse partner in Tassie market push

26 March 2015 in Government Tech Policy

Tasmanian communications and cloud services provider TasmaNet and Microsoft Dynamics ERP Gold Partner UXC Eclipse have formed a partnership to…

Logitech MX Master mouse – review

26 March 2015 in Peripherals

Logitech’s MX Master Mouse is an impressive pointing device. It looks like a cross between Star Ship Enterprise space shuttle…

ISPs to block pirate websites - lots of them

26 March 2015 in Technology Regulation

The Australian Government has introduced a bill that allows copyright holders, via a court order, to force ISPs to block…

PayPal picks up tab for returning purchases

26 March 2015 in Home IT

A new scheme by PayPal covers shipping costs when online shoppers need to return their purchases.