COVID-19 technological support for those most vulnerable

NDIS participants will be able to purchase assistive technology to help them through the COVID-19 crisis and self-isolation.

eReaders & eBooks

Is this the future of reading?

Handheld AI device for people with mild to moderate low vision and reading difficulties.

Banking & Investment

Aussies seek out digital welfare support during crisis

The number of Australians seeking access to welfare support and unclaimed cash through Commonwealth Bank’s digital feature ‘Benefits finder’ more than doubled the month after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic, according to new data released by the bank.


Compensation sought after Optus allows huge privacy breach

Compensation sought after Optus publishes personal details of 50,000 customers in massive privacy breach.

Tours & Trips

11 international galleries you can explore online

I discovered that a number of the world’s top museums have gone digital, meaning you can explore their displays from your couch. It makes isolation a little easier to know that you have art, history and science at your fingertips.

Mobile Phones

New measures to fight mobile number fraud

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is stepping up its fight against mobile number fraud.


How COVID-19 is stretching online infrastructure

As COVID-19 and associated self-isolation measures transform the world, new data from Monash University reveals internet infrastructure is being put under significant pressure as rolling lockdowns begin to bite.

Computer Tutorials

How to ensure you don’t lose everything in your Google calendar

Belinda is worried about her online calendar having a meltdown and wants to know her options.


How to offer vital digital support during the coronavirus crisis

Neighbours, friends and work colleagues should take the time to reach out and offer older people support in using digital technologies.

Food and Recipes

Would you let your fridge decide what to cook for dinner?

Samsung is planning to use artificial intelligence to produce a fridge that can help you with cooking.


Technology breakthrough set to transform smartphones

Flexible, transparent touchscreens could soon move from sci-fi to reality after a multi-institutional team showed that the material can be produced.


What happens to you online when you die?

Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy, and knowing how to quickly deactivate their online accounts can save you from a lot of unnecessary pain.

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