Losing your mobile phone can cost you thousands of dollars and pose a serious security risk. Learn what to do both before and after your phone disappears to minimise the damage and, hopefully, get it back
The art of handwriting could soon become a relic of the past. Reports this morning are suggesting that handwriting skills are in decline amongst secondary school students in Australia. This probably doesn’t come as a big surprise to many people as we’ve seen technology use multiply in the past 15-20 years. Yet I still believe that handwriting is worth fighting for.
Increased computer use is being blamed for the decline in handwriting skills among secondary school students. Ross Huggard, the vice-president of the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English claims that poor handwriting skills have become such a big problem that some students can’t even read their own writing.
As with any technology in our lives, things eventually break. Until it stopped working, Amy had been relying on her computer as her access to the online world. She was left with a tough decision: fork out the cash for another computer or upgrade her mobile phone plan and use a smartphone for her daily internet access.
YouTube is one of the biggest community websites on the internet today, and it has something for everyone. Many less ‘tech-savvy’ users can be turned off by the initial confusion of YouTube’s layout. Follow Rachel’s simple YouTube survival guide and start to understand what all the fuss is about.
Trading on the belief that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, online auction site eBay has taken the world by storm. This online community, allows you to sell items and hidden treasures that you no longer need or want.
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