What to do before you sell or give away your devices

Upgrading your technology is great, but how do you protect your info on your old devices when you sell them or give them away?


How to turn your smartphone into a dumb phone

Your phone is designed to take your attention at every opportunity, but there are ways to fight back and make your time your own again.


FaceTime for beginners

Is there a better way to share a relaxed conversation with friends and family than FaceTime?


How to identify who is calling you from that number

Constantly receiving calls from numbers you don’t know? Drew explains how to find out who is calling you and, if needed, how to block them.

Mobile Phones

Be wary of charging your phone using a public USB port

Have you ever used a public charging station to charge your mobile phone when it runs out of battery?


Google and Apple at war over iPhone security vulnerabilities

Apple forced to release statement addressing iOS security concerns.

Secure Access

Consumer spyware apps could violate Australian laws

Readily available consumer spyware products potentially violate a range of Australian laws relating to harassment, stalking, identity theft and fraud.


Need a mental break? Your phone is not the answer

Study finds that using a smartphone can lead to mental depletion and poor performance.

Safety Online

Tech Q&A: Should I use payment apps on my smartphone?

Paul is receiving prompts to use payment apps, but are they safe?


Is your smartphone as water resistant as you think?

Samsung is at the centre of Federal Court proceedings after the ACCC alleged the Samsung Galaxy may not be water resistant as claimed.


Best value smartphone for $500

YourLifeChoices member Tom wants to know which smartphone around $500 is the best value from a trusted well-known brand.


Phone apps you should know about

Smartphones have opened up a world of entertainment and information through apps. But what’s out there and which should you try?

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