Technology

Wed 11 Nov 2020

OPEN DAY: World-class centre to showcase region’s potential

Premium Content OPEN DAY: World-class centre to showcase region’s potential

Resources Centre of Excellence to highlight region’s industrial and technological potential

Tue 10 Nov 2020

How JB Hi-Fi became an electronics powerhouse

Premium Content How JB Hi-Fi became an electronics powerhouse

It began as a makeshift store selling homemade speakers off a front porch in East Keilor — but JB Hi-Fi has grown into a retail giant worth billions of dollars.

The one big downside to Apple’s new iPhone 12 Pro Max

Premium Content The one big downside to Apple’s new iPhone 12 Pro Max

One is small enough to fit in your palm, the other promises a camera that sees in the dark. We put Apple’s new iPhone 12 Mini and Pro Max to the test.

Mon 9 Nov 2020

Canon shooter takes photos and video to next level

Premium Content Canon shooter takes photos and video to next level

CANON’S EOS R5 and EOS R6 cameras are getting good reviews for good reason. We took the cheaper R6 for a spin.

iPhone 12 camera review: Is it a big step up?

Premium Content iPhone 12 camera review: Is it a big step up?

SEEING is believing when it comes to how good the cameras are on the latest iPhone 12.

Sat 7 Nov 2020

Freaky DNA tech that will shock criminal world

Premium Content Freaky DNA tech that will shock criminal world

Technology is changing so rapidly that now all police require is a thumbprint to create a facial representation of an offender.

Lost pets to be tracked by new Aussie technology

Premium Content Lost pets to be tracked by new Aussie technology

An ingenious Australian invention promises to end the heartbreak of lost pets, with the new technology set to not only track your pet’s movements, but also monitor...

New Spider-Man’s main message

New Spider-Man’s main message

There’s a new Spider-Man in town and he wants to make one thing very clear.

Broadband cut-off: Will your home be cut-off?

Premium Content Broadband cut-off: Will your home be cut-off?

Aussies in more than 400 locations will have broadband services disconnected but the deadline could be closer. See if it’s near where you live.

Fri 6 Nov 2020

Xbox v PlayStation:  First reviews in gaming war

Premium Content Xbox v PlayStation: First reviews in gaming war

They’re powerful, popular, and will arrive within two days of each other. PlayStation and Xbox gamers are preparing for the biggest launches ever.

Smile-inspiring compact which blends SUV with a hatch

Premium Content Smile-inspiring compact which blends SUV with a hatch

The pint-size Suzuki Ignis which manages to go big in attracting attention.

Tue 3 Nov 2020

Have a dog that sheds hair? This may be 'deebot' for you

Have a dog that sheds hair? This may be 'deebot' for you

OUR black-haired puppy is shedding like there’s no tomorrow. So we jumped at the chance to put one of those vacuum bots to the test.

Mon 2 Nov 2020

Cut-price iPhones coming to Coles

Premium Content Cut-price iPhones coming to Coles

Shoppers can soon purchase a recycled iPhone at the supermarket, with Coles announcing it will start reselling Apple mobile devices at a discounted price.

Sun 1 Nov 2020

‘Just scratching the surface’, QR codes set to explode

Premium Content ‘Just scratching the surface’, QR codes set to explode

EXPERTS tip positive trend for the popular COVID technology in years to come.

Sat 31 Oct 2020

Spotify subscription price set to jump

Spotify subscription price set to jump

The head of the world’s biggest streaming music service Spotify has indicated prices for its service will rise as workers call for better pay.

Schools block new secret chat rooms

Premium Content Schools block new secret chat rooms

A browser extension that allows students to set up secret chat rooms has been blocked by both the state and Catholic education systems.

Thu 29 Oct 2020

Bundaberg plumber creates ‘pay later’ trades app in Oz first

Premium Content Bundaberg plumber creates ‘pay later’ trades app in Oz first

Created by a Bundaberg tradie, the app allows customers to connect with trade services and pay for the work over time

Big win for cash-strapped mobile phone customers

Premium Content Big win for cash-strapped mobile phone customers

Consumers could soon see themselves making significant savings by being able to repair faulty items such as smartphones at a much more competitive cost.

Cheaper alternatives to buying a new smartphone

Premium Content Cheaper alternatives to buying a new smartphone

Many Australians are rushing out to snare the latest iPhone but there are cheaper options that won’t leave as big a hole in your hip pocket.

Why more Aussies are being asked to shout at the TV

Why more Aussies are being asked to shout at the TV

Voice commands are coming to more television remote controls and won’t just change the volume for you but could actually recommend shows and movies.

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