Category Archives: Technology

More than four million premises won’t have access to top NBN speeds

More than 4.2 million Australian premises will not be able to access top internet speeds by the time the National Broadband Network rollout has been completed, according to NBN chief Bill Morrow. About 40 per cent of the country will be restricted to internet speeds

More than four million premises won’t have access to top NBN speeds

More than 4.2 million Australian premises will not be able to access top internet speeds by the time the National Broadband Network rollout has been completed, according to NBN chief Bill Morrow. About 40 per cent of the country will be restricted to internet speeds

Telstra takes the lead to refund thousands of NBN customers

Telstra has become the first retail service provider to offer financial compensation to thousands of angry NBN customers who have received substandard internet speeds. The telecommunications company admitted that one per cent of its NBN customers – about 7900 people – had

Telstra takes the lead to refund thousands of NBN customers

Telstra has become the first retail service provider to offer financial compensation to thousands of angry NBN customers who have received substandard internet speeds. The telecommunications company admitted that one per cent of its NBN customers – about 7900 people – had

Pay more, get less – that’s the Nobbled Broadband Network, folks

NBN service complaints have more than doubled in a year with one expert warning that the government’s decision to charge users more for the service will only worsen consumers’ frustrations. The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO)’s latest report revealed more than 65,000 complaints relating to

Pay more, get less – that’s the Nobbled Broadband Network, folks

NBN service complaints have more than doubled in a year with one expert warning that the government’s decision to charge users more for the service will only worsen consumers’ frustrations. The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO)’s latest report revealed more than 65,000 complaints relating to

‘Peeping Tom drones’ prompt calls for a close look at privacy laws

Karli Hyatt went for a discreet late-night swim in her backyard pool after returning home from the gym last week when she heard a distinct “buzzing” sound. The skinny-dipping Darwin resident glanced up to find that, to her surprise, she

‘Peeping Tom drones’ prompt calls for a close look at privacy laws

Karli Hyatt went for a discreet late-night swim in her backyard pool after returning home from the gym last week when she heard a distinct “buzzing” sound. The skinny-dipping Darwin resident glanced up to find that, to her surprise, she

Australians are spending more than one-third of their day in front of a screen

Australians are spending more time in front of a screen than they are sleeping, a new survey has revealed. More than one-third of each day – 9.4 hours – is being spent exposed to blue light emitted from computer, mobile phone and television

Australians are spending more than one-third of their day in front of a screen

Australians are spending more time in front of a screen than they are sleeping, a new survey has revealed. More than one-third of each day – 9.4 hours – is being spent exposed to blue light emitted from computer, mobile phone and television

The ‘careless’ things people do to justify a new tech treat

Have you ever dropped your mobile phone, damaging it beyond repair, just in time for the release of a new model? It might not be a coincidence. New research shows that phone owners are “accidentally on purpose” losing or breaking their devices

The ‘careless’ things people do to justify a new tech treat

Have you ever dropped your mobile phone, damaging it beyond repair, just in time for the release of a new model? It might not be a coincidence. New research shows that phone owners are “accidentally on purpose” losing or breaking their devices

The controversial app that could hit renters in the hip-pocket nerve

The Rentberry app, tipped for launch in Australia later this year, has been slammed by tenant unions as an impending “disaster” for rental prices. It even has landlord associations sceptical. But app founder Alex Lubinsky says the new platform, which allows prospective

The controversial app that could hit renters in the hip-pocket nerve

The Rentberry app, tipped for launch in Australia later this year, has been slammed by tenant unions as an impending “disaster” for rental prices. It even has landlord associations sceptical. But app founder Alex Lubinsky says the new platform, which allows prospective