Technology

Thu 14 Jan 2021

Weirdest and wackiest gadgets from CES 2021

Premium Content Weirdest and wackiest gadgets from CES 2021

From made-in-a-minute ice cream to face masks with smarts, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is full of surprises.

Icon disappearing from stores

Icon disappearing from stores

After losing the world’s most valuable company as a client, the chip giant is watching others jump ship too.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Joe Biden adviser puts tech giants on notice

Premium Content Joe Biden adviser puts tech giants on notice

America’s tech giants face a challenging year ahead, and it’s not just about halting conspiracies and controversial voices.

Tue 12 Jan 2021

Apple’s game-changing new product

Apple’s game-changing new product

Two of the world’s biggest companies are set to join forces to bring a long-rumoured product to market.

Study reveals the ideal amount of screen time for students

Premium Content Study reveals the ideal amount of screen time for students

A study found the ideal number of hours students spent playing video games or trawling the internet that led to an improvement in their NAPLAN test results.

Mon 11 Jan 2021

Virtual spies: How much do Siri and Co listen to you

Premium Content Virtual spies: How much do Siri and Co listen to you

When it comes to your “virtual friends” – Siri, Alexa, Cortana, Google Assistant and Bixby – which one is listening more closely? Kathy Sundstrom has the answers.

Fri 8 Jan 2021

Award-winning sub-$30,000 SUV that’s a fine family fit

Premium Content Award-winning sub-$30,000 SUV that’s a fine family fit

The name means something that suits your character and brings the perfect elements together … and the Skoda Kamiq delivers.

Wed 6 Jan 2021

DJI Mini 2 Australian review: Extra zoom, amazing in wind

DJI Mini 2 Australian review: Extra zoom, amazing in wind

Upgraded motors have given it a flight time of up to 30 minutes, faster acceleration and overall speed and the ability to withstand winds of up to 38 km/h.

Google pushes back on news code

Google pushes back on news code

Google says a proposed new law that would force the search giant to pay for Australian news is ‘unworkable’, and has suggested its own alternative.

Tue 5 Jan 2021

Multi-billion dollar sale for mining company

Premium Content Multi-billion dollar sale for mining company

A fixture of many CQ mines, the world’s largest mining services provider Thiess was involved in a massive sale which has just finalised.

Sun 27 Dec 2020

Millions of phones hit by change on NYE

Millions of phones hit by change on NYE

People with older smartphones have been warned a popular app could stop working for them next year if they don’t make an urgent change.

Sat 26 Dec 2020

NT’s data-hungry residents top national download rankings

Premium Content NT’s data-hungry residents top national download rankings

People in the NT are the most data-hungry in the country when it comes to internet usage, according to a surprising new report.

Fri 25 Dec 2020

Telco offers free payphone calls for Christmas and New Year

Telco offers free payphone calls for Christmas and New Year

While most of us own a mobile phone, there are still more than 11 million calls made each year on payphones. And they won’t cost a cent over Christmas.

Thu 24 Dec 2020

Tech workers wanted, no experience required

Premium Content Tech workers wanted, no experience required

Jobseekers are getting paid to learn the skills they need to work in the IT sector to help meet the unprecedented demand for staff.

Wed 23 Dec 2020

KFC stuns fans with new product

KFC stuns fans with new product

Fans could not believe it was actually real, but KFC is claiming its latest game-changing product really does exist.

Facebook removes ‘harmful’ Pete Evans

Facebook removes ‘harmful’ Pete Evans

Facebook have gone to the extreme of deleting the disgraced chef’s profile, after claiming that he was spreading 'misinformation that could lead to harm'.

Erin Molan reacts to new trolling laws

Premium Content Erin Molan reacts to new trolling laws

Channel 9 presenter Erin Molan has applauded new cyber safety laws that could see trolls hit with six-figure fines for online bullying.

You could cop $111k fine for Facebook comment

You could cop $111k fine for Facebook comment

Internet trolls have been put on notice, with the government announcing plans to fine individuals up to $111,000 for abusive online comments.

Cyber gangs steal $1bn from Aussie businesses

Premium Content Cyber gangs steal $1bn from Aussie businesses

Attacks from highly-organised ransomware gangs are on the rise, with local business owners handing over staggering amounts to salvage their livelihoods.

Why the Apple Watch may trump smartphones for kids

Premium Content Why the Apple Watch may trump smartphones for kids

Apple’s latest update makes it possible to give kids a smartwatch without a smartphone, and experts say it could be attractive for some parents.

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