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The problem with electric cars? Looks.

The problem with electric cars? Looks.

Whatever happened to the future where were were all supposed to be driving electric cars?  Well we almost made it with plenty of hybrid cars on the market…but what’s really stopping us from going fully electric? A recent article from the CSIRO suggests that it could be the fact that just about every electric prototype vehicle has been just plain[Read More...]

Cloned Apps causing concern for iOS

Cloned Apps causing concern for iOS

Apple’s tight reign on their Appstore has been a great barrier to protect users from malicious downloads, however a threat still remains in the form of clone apps. A clone or spoof App is an App that mimics the functionality ,design and even the name of another popular app…tricking users into parting with a few dollars to down load it.[Read More...]

Tracking energy use at home

Tracking energy use at home

If you’re keen to keep your electricity bill down then you really need to understand exactly how much you’re using and when, and it’s a task that’s made very easy for most households that have a smart meter. Depending on the type of smart meter that has been installed at your home over the past few years you may be[Read More...]

Sharing large files with Digital Pigeon

Sharing large files with Digital Pigeon

Moving large files across the internet can be a tricky and painfully slow business. File sharing sites like DropBox & YouSendit have enjoyed great success but you may have found that sending or receiving files via these services can be slow, simply because the files are being housed in another country. The local alternative the promises to be as much[Read More...]

Why do we need curved screen TVs?  LG explains

Why do we need curved screen TVs? LG explains

If you’re out looking for a new TV you may come across some new sets that feature slightly curved screens. That’s right…flat screen TVs with a slight inward curve.  So why the curve?  I recently spoke to Landro Skropidis from LG Australia who explains the technology.  Listen below.