Technology Archive

Is Getting Scammed Inevitable?

Over the past decade, we have all more or less learned to say goodbye to personal privacy. Whether you’re a Target shopped who got your personal credit card info swiped, or Hillary Clinton who lost track of your damn emails, we’ve all seen aspects of our lives that used to be secret become, more or

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Why does every company need a blog?

In the past decade just about every kind of business has benefited from the internet allowing them the unprecedented ability to sell their products and services in the online marketplace. 

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The Cost Of Protecting Your Privacy Online

With the Australian Government recently implementing it’s new voyeuristic metadata policy there have been a number of people wondering what this means for their privacy online, and what they can do to limit the governments ability to know every little detail about your life online

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Keeping your house cool in the heat

Living in Australia for my whole life, I have gotten fairly used to the heat. Even as I sit here typing this post, it is currently 31 degrees Celsius in the middle of Autumn. I thought it was supposed to be getting cooler? Anyway, I am always somewhat shocked when I read news sites that

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Looking at the Cars Of The Future

Driving from point A to point B is something that most of us take for granted. Cars are so embedded in our lives that it is almost a necessity for most families to have one or even two cars. However with the price of fuel getting ever more expensive, I believe that people are going

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Is It Worth the Money to get Solar Panels Installed?

Last weekend my wife and I were invited over to some friends house (our old next door neighbors) for breakfast to catch up. We were talking about a heap of different things, but when I asked if they were planning on sticking around in their current house for a while or if they wanted to

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Saving Money by Asking

Last week a work colleague had an issue with his mobile phone where it kept rebooting itself every 3-4 seconds – obviously it was completely unusable and so he decided that he wanted to take it into the shop and get it fixed seeing as it was still within its warranty period. My colleague happened

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What is the best type of laptop for your needs

Earlier in the week my wife’s old ASUS laptop bit the dust and we needed to buy another one. Fortunately I work in IT so finding the best fit laptop was not too difficult, but if you don’t work in IT you really need to work out what is the best type of laptop for

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Online Grocery Shopping in Australia

I’ll admit it, at first I was a little skeptical at doing online grocery shopping. I mean when it’s clothes or small electronic gadgets I never really cared about buying online, in fact I enjoyed how easy it was to buy stuff and how much cheaper everything was. But there is something a little more

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Game of Thrones Season 3 – Piracy is Coming to Australia

Unless you live on mars you would be aware that Game of Thrones Season 3 is airing within the next few weeks. You would also know that Game of Thrones is the most pirated show of 2012. With 4 million illegal downloads per episode that is a huge number of potential customers that HBO is

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Why do Banks Like the Phrases “Please Hold” and “Transaction Pending”

With the advent of the information superhighway data can be transmitted from one side of the world to the other in milliseconds.  Data, including emails, video calls and great long, complicated documents are all instantly transferred in real time.  However, despite this revolution, real time financial transactions remain elusive.  So why does the phrase ‘transaction

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30 Tips – How to Stay Safe on the Internet

There are so many different ways in which users can be exposed to malicious traffic while surfing the internet. Therefore learning how to stay safe on the internet should be a top priority for everyone

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