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Microsoft wants in again on social media

Social media is playing such a big part in our Internet usage these days, ¬†with 15 million of our 24 million population here in Australia recorded to be on social media networking sites such as Facebook as of March 2016 (ABS Statistics). Given the incredible interest on the …

Paris attacks highlight how technology connects

The terror attacks in Paris on the weekend were a series of tragic events that no human should have to endure, which sent the country into a national state of emergency and mourning in the hours after. During and immediately after the events, Internet based service providers were …

America has Black Friday…but we still get the bargains

So you might have noticed that yesterday America had Black Friday…it’s regarded by many Americans as the start of the Christmas Shopping season and much like our Boxing Day it follows a major celebration day in the country which is Thanksgiving. Thanks to the Internet and the fact …

Text neck is a real issue…surprisingly

You may not have considered it in your average day but many of us are using our mobile phones for more than just phone calls and texting. 11.9 million of us in Australia took up a smartphone in 2013 and they are being used these days for Internet …

This is why we use official apps

It seems every other day lately a news item or conversation is had about hacking, this time the service name ‘Snapchat’ is being bandied around the Internet for all the wrong reasons. Users on the popular bulletin board website 4chan during the week had been indicating plans for …