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Google allegedly misled consumers

Google faces court action for allegedly misleading consumers

Google allegedly misled consumers

The ACCC has alleged Google engaged in misleading conduct about personal location data.

Software to reduce hospital stays

New software aims to reduce emergency hospitalisations

Software to reduce hospital stays

New software could reduce emergency hospitalisations and allow time for end-of life-plans.

How the eSim will change travel

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How the eSim will change travel

Finding safe and affordable data is a challenge all travellers face while abroad, but the ...

NBN affordability under scrutiny

Affordability of basic NBN products under investigation

NBN affordability under scrutiny

The ACCC will consider whether Australians are able to access basic broadband plans at fair ...

Is this the end of fake news?

Has Facebook found the answer to reining in fake news?

Is this the end of fake news?

Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe.

Robo-furniture to remake our lives

Robo-furniture is set to remake our homes and our lives

Robo-furniture to remake our lives

With space at a premium, robotic furniture can transform a room in seconds.

Big brother is watching you

Drivers’ licences to be used for facial recognition

Big brother is watching you

Data from drivers' licences will be uploaded to the Federal Government's database.

Is your smartphone secure?

Google and Apple at war over iPhone security vulnerabilities

Is your smartphone secure?

Apple forced to release statement addressing iOS security concerns.

What’s at risk in hospital hackings?

What’s at risk in hospital hackings?

What’s at risk in hospital hackings?

New research uncovers the specific data leaked through hospital breaches.

Landline users now a minority

Australians with a home phone connected are in the minority

Landline users now a minority

Looking at long-term trends for the technologies Australians use.

Things that will soon be obsolete

Things that will soon be obsolete

Things that will soon be obsolete

Do you ever drive past old Blockbuster Video stores and think what will be obsolete ...

Spyware apps could violate laws

Consumer spyware apps could violate Australian laws

Spyware apps could violate laws

Readily available consumer spyware products potentially violate a range of Australian laws.

Need a break? Avoid your phone

Need a mental break? Your phone is not the answer

Need a break? Avoid your phone

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

Best password managers of 2019

The best password managers of 2019

Best password managers of 2019

We’ve found five of the best password managers to help you keep your digital world ...

Should I use Apple Pay?

Should I use Apple Pay?

Should I use Apple Pay?

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

How to use Google Maps on tour

Clever ways to use Google Maps when you are travelling

How to use Google Maps on tour

Google Maps is great for directions, but have you ever used it to plan your ...

How to block notification requests

How to block annoying notification requests on your browser

How to block notification requests

If websites constantly ask if you want notifications sent to you, there is a way ...

Drones to prevent falls in elderly

Drones to prevent falls in elderly

Drones to prevent falls in elderly

Drones, smartphones and sensors could provide a lifeline to older Australians.

Facebook privacy changes coming

facebook privacy

Facebook privacy changes coming

The US Federal Trade Commission is aiming to prevent Facebook from deceiving users.

How a dash cam could save you

A dash cam could save you thousands and even save a life

How a dash cam could save you

Dash cams are one of the most popular additions to cars. Here’s why you should ...

Phone apps you should know about

Phone apps you should know about

Phone apps you should know about

Smartphones have opened up a world of entertainment and information through apps.

Instant Pot Smart Wifi

The instant cooker that now comes with wifi

Instant Pot Smart Wifi

With all the old and much-loved features of previous models, this cooker now comes with ...

Scammers pose as NBN employees

scammer at door

Scammers pose as NBN employees

Don’t hand over your financial information to the NBN. They won’t ever ask for it.

Google plans to kill the password

How Google plans to kill off the password

Google plans to kill the password

The latest update from Google spells the end of the ‘password’ over the next decade. ...

Check if your email is secure

Check if your email is secure

Check if your email is secure

Google has confirmed that it allows some apps to read and analyse inboxes.

Key kitchen item now out of favour

Key kitchen item now out of favour

Key kitchen item now out of favour

Kitchens are still being designed to contain microwaves, but sales are plummeting.

What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute?

Have you ever wondered what happens in just one internet minute?

Deleting apps on your smartphone

Hand holding smartphone deleting apps

Deleting apps on your smartphone

Learn how to delete apps on your iPhone or Android phone.

How to choose your next TV

How to choose your next TV

How to choose your next TV

Here’s what you need to consider before charging off to your electrical store.

How you can embrace technology

How you can embrace technology

How you can embrace technology

Rather than shun digital advances, use them to stay involved for longer.

Should I buy a cordless vacuum?

Should I buy a cordless vacuum?

Should I buy a cordless vacuum?

Liz’s old vacuum cleaner has died and she wants to know if cordless vacs are ...

Protecting your safety and privacy

Protecting your safety and privacy

Protecting your safety and privacy

We all want to stay at home as we age and technology is helping.

Reveal your password or face jail

Reveal your password or face jail

Reveal your password or face jail

Proposed new law aims to crack down on online criminal activity.

Are my photos deleted for good?

Are my photos deleted for good?

Are my photos deleted for good?

You can’t see them any more, but that doesn’t mean your photos are gone forever.

AI could predict Alzheimer’s

AI could predict Alzheimer’s

AI could predict Alzheimer’s

Algorithms may help doctors stream people onto prevention path sooner.

Gadgets to help with memory loss

Gadgets to help with memory loss

Gadgets to help with memory loss

Often simple aids or gadgets can assist someone with memory loss to manage better at ...

Companies should pay for your data

Companies should pay for your data

Companies should pay for your data

PM announces push to make companies pay for mining your data.

Telcos warned over false advertising

Telcos warned over false advertising

Telcos warned over false advertising

ACCC says it is prepared to sue executives who approve misleading ads.

Unsafe products in half of all homes

Unsafe products in half of all homes

Unsafe products in half of all homes

Faulty products continue to cause serious injury and harm to thousands of Australians.

New twist in dementia research

new research on dementia

New twist in dementia research

Dementia research takes new turn as researchers flag the problems with fear campaigns.

Report reveals unimpressive telcos

Report reveals unimpressive telcos

Report reveals unimpressive telcos

ACCAN releases a report on the customer service standards of 10 telco providers.

Devices provide social connection

Devices provide social connection

Devices provide social connection

Technology might assist older adults in increasing their activity and sociability.

Apple’s plan to tackle hearing loss

Apple’s plan to tackle hearing loss

Apple’s plan to tackle hearing loss

The company that revolutionised mobile phones is set to do the same for hearing aids.

Apple to stop Facebook tracking

Apple to stop Facebook tracking

Apple to stop Facebook tracking

Facebook’s ability to automatically track web users comes under attack.

Older Aussies missing out online

Older Aussies missing out online

Older Aussies missing out online

Around 2.7 million Aussies aged 50 years and over have little online engagement.

How far would you go for free wifi?

Travel Gadget: Extraordinary lengths some people go for wifi

How far would you go for free wifi?

Liv shares the extraordinary lengths to which she, and many Australians, go for free wifi.

How to enlarge text on your devices

How to enlarge text on your devices

How to enlarge text on your devices

Find out how to enlarge the screen text on your device and stop straining your ...

Addressing the digital inclusion gap

Addressing the digital inclusion gap

Addressing the digital inclusion gap

Swinburne University develops a model to build digital literacy among over 60s.

Will the NBN take my landline?

Will the NBN take my landline?

Will the NBN take my landline?

Kerry wants to know if she has to sign up to an expensive deal to ...

Dual sim phones, what’s the deal?

Dual sim phones, what’s the deal?

Dual sim phones, what’s the deal?

Apple might launch a phone that holds two separate sim cards.

Are you clinging to your landline?

Are you clinging to your landline?

Are you clinging to your landline?

Another 6.67 Australians elected to go mobile-only in 2017.

How to do a digital detox

How to do a digital detox

How to do a digital detox

Do you need to go on a digital detox?

You can’t live without these apps

You can’t live without these apps

You can’t live without these apps

These apps make life so much more convenient. Have you got them on your smartphone?

Google is secretly recording you

Google is secretly recording you

Google is secretly recording you

Is Google secretly recording you through your phone? Here are the facts.

Thieves targeting newer model cars

Thieves targeting newer model cars

Thieves targeting newer model cars

Keyless entry cars at risk in new crime wave.

What you Googled in 2017

What you Googled in 2017

What you Googled in 2017

Google has revealed the most popular searches of 2017

Security concerns over PayPal breach

Security concerns over PayPal breach

Security concerns over PayPal breach

PayPal has been left red-faced after it was forced to admit a massive data breach.

Tips for buying second-hand tech

tech for sale

Tips for buying second-hand tech

You can still get a great deal on top-of-the-line gadgets by buying second-hand.

What is the cloud?

cloud computing

What is the cloud?

How does cloud storage work? And is it a secure way to store photos and ...

How to use video calls on your phone

video call

How to use video calls on your phone

Handy apps to help keep you in touch with loved ones.

Why your phone battery keeps dying

phone battery

Why your phone battery keeps dying

Here are five common reasons why your phone battery is depleting so fast.

Should you update your iPhone iOS?

iphone

Should you update your iPhone iOS?

What to expect on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with Apple’s iOS 11.

The one great travel mistake

The one great travel mistake

The one great travel mistake

Chances are you’re making this one major travel mistake.

Using your phone as a smart remote

phone remote

Using your phone as a smart remote

Ever wanted one device to control everything? We tell you how.

Linking your device to your TV

HDMI cable

Linking your device to your TV

There are many ways to link your laptop or tablet to your TV. We show ...

How to 'un-send' an email

How to 'un-send' an email

How to 'un-send' an email

Find out how to un-send an email and avoid a digital disaster with this quick ...

What is YouTube Red?

youtube red home page

What is YouTube Red?

Remember when YouTube didn’t have ads? Welcome to YouTube Red.

Set up an iPhone or iPad hotspot

How to set up a wifi hotspot on iPhone and iPad

Set up an iPhone or iPad hotspot

A wifi hotspot allows you to share your mobile data with other devices and people ...

An app to track your medicines

MedicineList

An app to track your medicines

MedicineList+ makes it easier for you to manage your medicines.

Streaming for beginners

Mature woman streaming video on tablet wearing headphones

Streaming for beginners

Want more video and television content? You can with our simple guide to streaming.

Your Christmas gadget gift guide

Your Christmas gadget gift guide

Your Christmas gadget gift guide

We round up the best tech gift ideas available right now, just in time for ...

Five self-diagnosis apps

Medical app against businesswoman using her smartphone on desk

Five self-diagnosis apps

To find out if your symptoms warrant a trip to the GP, check out these ...

How to manage your iPad downloads

Man using tablet computer while sitting on a wooden floor

How to manage your iPad downloads

Find out how to free up some storage space on your iPhone or iPad.

Top tech gifts for Father’s Day

Concept dad receiving fathers day gadget

Top tech gifts for Father’s Day

What do you get the dad who doesn’t want anything?

Best cases for your smartphone

iPhone and cover against blue background

Best cases for your smartphone

A guide on the best phone cases iPhone, Android or Windows phones.

Should you trust phone pay apps?

Contactless payments: are phone pay apps safe to use?

Should you trust phone pay apps?

Smartphone payment apps are becoming more common, but how safe are they?

425 million user accounts hacked

425 million user accounts hacked in massive online security breach

425 million user accounts hacked

The personal data of 425 million internet users has been hacked and sold online.

Be protected when using public wifi

Be protected when using public wifi

Be protected when using public wifi

Protect your data when using public wifi with these internet security suggestions.

Never again forget your passwords

Never again forget your passwords

Never again forget your passwords

LastPass remembers your passwords so that you can focus on other things.

How to use Skype

How to use Skype

How to use Skype

Your guide on how to use Skype.

The ultimate city guide apps

The ultimate city guide apps

The ultimate city guide apps

Find out the best businesses in town with these handy apps.

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