Technology

Tue 17 Jul 2018

‘Woeful’: First Amazon Prime Day slammed

‘Woeful’: First Amazon Prime Day slammed

IT’S been described as “laughable”, “worthless” and “woeful” — but the online retail giant insists its first sale day has been a hit.

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

CRIKEY, this is good news - especially on World Emoji Day.

Tesla shares plummet after Musk’s ‘pedo’ outburst

Tesla shares plummet after Musk’s ‘pedo’ outburst

ELON Musk’s astonishing outburst calling one of the Thai cave rescuers a “pedo” has sent Tesla’s shares tumbling and raised the spectre of costly legal action.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

iPhone: Tips for taking better photos

iPhone: Tips for taking better photos

IF YOU'VE visited a tourist attraction recently, you'll know the world's most popular cameras aren't cameras at all.

Amazon Australia’s next big test

Amazon Australia’s next big test

WE all love a good sale and Amazon’s Prime Day is a big one. While shoppers will be hunting for bargains, the retail giant will be looking at another set of...

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Downside of Steve Jobs legacy we forget

Downside of Steve Jobs legacy we forget

THE iPhone in Australia turned 10 this week, but there’s a growing problem with Steve Jobs’ most famous creation.

REVIEW: I bought a $49 mobile phone

REVIEW: I bought a $49 mobile phone

SCROLLING through mobile shopping app Wish, I came across an offer almost too good to be true; a $49 mobile phone.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Widower’s shocking letter from PayPal

Widower’s shocking letter from PayPal

A GRIEVING husband has slammed PayPal for having no empathy in a Facebook post, after he received a horrible letter just weeks after his wife passed.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

New Netflix on-the-go feature

New Netflix on-the-go feature

NETFLIX has launched a new downloads feature making it easier to watch shows on the go. But it comes amid speculation that prices could rise again.

Microsoft Surface Go in Australia for $599

Microsoft Surface Go in Australia for $599

MICROSOFT has unveiled the latest - and most affordable - addition to its Surface family,

Tue 10 Jul 2018

The tech fix to deadly road ‘epidemic’

The tech fix to deadly road ‘epidemic’

THERE’S one road rule we’re probably all guilty of breaking from time to time. But something desperately needs to change.

Elon Musk’s rescue plan for Thai boys ‘ready’

Elon Musk’s rescue plan for Thai boys ‘ready’

ELON Musk has emerged from the cave where five Thai people are still trapped, saying his rescue device is “ready if needed”.

Retirees targeted in new NBN scam

Retirees targeted in new NBN scam

THAT phone call or salesperson at the door spruiking super-fast broadband packages might not be who they claim to be. Here's how to tell.

Mon 9 Jul 2018

Magazine predicted the future 95 years ago

Magazine predicted the future 95 years ago

THESE illustrations were “seemingly farfetched” back then, but fast-forward a century and they have been vindicated.

The home device that continues to baffle mankind

The home device that continues to baffle mankind

WE HAVE put a man on the moon and connected every person on the planet. But still there is one frontier that the greatest minds are yet to conquer.

Sat 7 Jul 2018

OPINION: Self-driving car debate has gone off the rails

OPINION: Self-driving car debate has gone off the rails

Please, let's approach this by considering the most ludicrous arguments possible, writes Andrew Thorpe.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Big business is getting behind non-slaughtered meat

Big business is getting behind non-slaughtered meat

IT LOOKS and tastes like a delicious beef burger. Even the way it felt in my mouth made me feel like I was eating the real thing.

‘Infuriating’: Don’t buy this phone

‘Infuriating’: Don’t buy this phone

ON PAPER it looks just as good as an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy. But don’t you dare fork out that “discount” $1100.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Medicare payment scam warning

Medicare payment scam warning

THE myGov Medicare payment website has been cloned in a sophisticated attempt to scam users to hand over their bank account details.

Common household item is set to vanish

Common household item is set to vanish

We use them every day — but according to the legendary Sir James Dyson, these common features will soon disappear from our homes.

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