Technology

Fri 16 Nov 2018

The tricks telcos use to dodge complaints

premium_icon The tricks telcos use to dodge complaints

A government review has shed light on how telcos are getting around the toughest complaints and what they need to do to fix them.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

The mistake that brought down Nokia

The mistake that brought down Nokia

In 2007, Nokia’s head of design got a call telling him to drop everything and return to Finland - the mobile industry had change forever.

Aussie policy Trump just copied

Aussie policy Trump just copied

Donald Trump is following Australia’s lead on one surprising policy — and no, it has nothing to do with immigration.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Mercedes-Benz reveals game-changing hybrid technology

Mercedes-Benz reveals game-changing hybrid technology

A WORLD-FIRST zero-emissions vehicle combines two green technologies but there is one big reason keeping it off Australian roads.

Apple founder slams Tesla, Musk ‘lies’ on self-driving cars

Apple founder slams Tesla, Musk ‘lies’ on self-driving cars

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak bought a Tesla because he was excited about the potential of self-driving cars. But now he doesn’t believe anything Elon Musk says.

Racy way we’ll use driverless cars

Racy way we’ll use driverless cars

A NEW study has revealed what we’ll really use driverless car for, and it’ll surprise you.

Sinister reason GPS is no longer working

Sinister reason GPS is no longer working

The GPS signal guiding ships, aircraft, trucks and troops has started to fail. Something odd is happening and there’s a worrying reason behind it.

Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

premium_icon Last-ditch bid to extend My Health opt-out period

MILLIONS of Australians will have My Health Records created for them starting from tomorrow without extra privacy protections unless the Senate signs off today.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Entrepreneur develops life-changing app

premium_icon Entrepreneur develops life-changing app

A new app is connecting families and caregivers of children with special needs with therapists and clinicians.

How social media is saving Schoolies

premium_icon How social media is saving Schoolies

We blame social media for a myriad of problems when it comes to teens — but it could be the one thing helping to improve schoolies behaviour. Here’s how.

Saving lives with wearable technology

premium_icon Saving lives with wearable technology

A Qld entrepreneur hopes his wearable technology will help women and children in high-risk domestic violence situations.

My Health Record hit by 99 data breaches

premium_icon My Health Record hit by 99 data breaches

A staggering 99 data breaches have occurred in the controversial My Health Record system. But the agency responsible for its rollout insists otherwise.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Free Apple repairs over tech issues

Apple has quietly announced free repair programs for problem iPhones and Macbooks after customers complained of annoying tech issues.

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

In the mid-$50K bracket, premium compact SUVs add sporty handling to sharp looks. Ride comfort sets one apart

Study says long-term future of ridesharing ‘unsustainable’

premium_icon Study says long-term future of ridesharing ‘unsustainable’

RESEARCH has revealed many rideshare drivers quit within three months, with an industry group claiming the “carrot held out to new entrants is a total myth”

Toyota says no to plug-in hybrids

Toyota says no to plug-in hybrids

TOYOTA has an interesting reason for not adding a plug-in hybrid to its range.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

$5K gadget blowing our minds

$5K gadget blowing our minds

IF YOU’VE ever dreamt of having a cinema in your home, this incredible new home entertainment gadget could make those dreams a reality.

The new ‘hate’ trend changing the way we date

The new ‘hate’ trend changing the way we date

DATING apps are all about matching people over things they have in common. A new app has taken a drastically different approach.

BLAST OFF: Cooloola Coast key to country's space race

premium_icon BLAST OFF: Cooloola Coast key to country's space race

The popular Cooloola Coast has been touted as the perfect location for a major industry which could revolutionise world travel.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

P*** OFF: Midnight crawler caught on CCTV

premium_icon P*** OFF: Midnight crawler caught on CCTV

A Hervey Bay veteran is grateful for his home security system after a man attempted to enter his Urangan home on Wednesday night

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