Monthly Archives: June 2012

Will this be Amazon’s Achilles heel? ….Google unveils Nexus tablet

Google has just revealed plans to release its very own tablet – the Nexus 7, which runs the new Jelly Bean version of Android, and will come with internet-connected augmented reality glasses. Google had a developers’ conference in San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Is it time to start worrying about malware on your Mac?

For a long time the consensus has been that Macs just don’t get viruses. It’s been long thought that the software is more resistant to malicious code, that Apple’s long running antipathy towards Flash blocked many online infection vectors, and … Continue reading

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The internet has created a monster…. The Consumer

With the rise of the internet, a plethora of information is now right at our fingertips, so it’s no wonder that consumers have high expectations when it comes to online shopping. We use the internet to access the information we … Continue reading

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‘Show Rooming’ – Retailer’s biggest threat?

You may not know what it is, but it’s a term now feared by many high street retailers. “Show-rooming” refers to customers shopping around in high street stores to find the item they want to buy so they can view … Continue reading

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3 Chrome extensions to make your web browsing more enjoyable

You may not be aware of it (although some of you may be), but sometimes the internet can be a pain. Whether it’s the people who “lol” all the time, or having to browse through hundreds of tabs until you … Continue reading

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Samsung has finally scored against Apple – but is this just another spanner in the works?

Apple has been ordered to pay out damages to Samsung, in one of their long running lawsuits, for infringing Samsungs manufacturer’s patents. Apple has already been fined in Australia for claims it made about its iPad’s networking capability, but this … Continue reading

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Watch out before you hit checkout! Australian Retailer charges Internet Explorer 7 users extra

Internet Explorer 7 is used by a huge number of people, perhaps including yourself, yet it might see its user numbers drop pretty quickly after Australian retailer Kogan introduced its ‘IE7 tax’. That’s right, a tax on IE7 users. It … Continue reading

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Android’s Achilles heel – If you don’t have an iPhone, are you safe?

You may have been trying to decide between getting the new Samsung Galaxy S3, or waiting for Apple’s new iPhone to be released, so perhaps this latest bit of research will help you out. A new study from security researchers … Continue reading

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You wouldn’t pirate a car, right? – What happens if you could?

Copyright is a big deal these days, and wherever your personal views fall on the spectrum of copying music or DVD piracy, the negative impact on the film, music and other media companies is undeniable. Until now this has been … Continue reading

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Love Apple? iOS 6 Features you want to know about

On Monday, Apple showed the world its first glimpse of iOS 6, Apple’s latest operating system, during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, with the tech giant announcing that iOS 6 has more than 200 new features and enhancements. Here is … Continue reading

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