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The Rise of the Digital Wallet

The Rise of the Digital Wallet

If you’re not using cash what’s your preferred way to pay? While tap and go debit and credit cards are popular (and certainly convenient) what about ditching the wallet or purse altogether and just using your phone? I recently spoke to Mark Hodgson, Head of Samsung Pay Australia about the growing popularity of digital wallets and specifically what Samsung Pay offers[Read More…]

Minecraft Earth is here

Minecraft Earth is here

Minecraft is literally taking over the planet (Ok, well the “Earth”) 10 years after the release of the original Minecraft game, that was originally on PC, Microsoft has just launched a free mobile version of the game called Minecraft Earth that uses augmented reality. What that means is that unlike in other versions of Minecraft where you created things with[Read More…]

Small Business Shifts to Digital to Survive

Small Business Shifts to Digital to Survive

Traditional ‘bricks & mortar’ Australian small businesses are looking to shift to operate entirely online in the future.  That’s one of the key findings in The Economy of Shopping Small report, commissioned by American Express. The report also highlights many of the risks of shifting to an ‘online only’ business, however it also reveals that 65 per cent of consumers[Read More…]

John McAfee on the run and coming to Australia

Tech entrepreneur John McAfee is coming to Australia this month for StartCon but apparently he’s a wanted man on the run.  Late last week I was given an opportunity to interview John via Skype from an undisclosed location.  Watch below. StartCon is happening in Sydney November 22-23.  https://www.startcon.com/

HP wants you to break up with your Macbook

How’s your relationship with your Macbook going?  Does it look like this? That video is part of a cheeky new online video campaign by HP to encourage Apple users to re-evaluate the relationship they have with their Macbook and move on to one of their new premium notebook PCs. It’s worth noting that the voice of the Macbook in these[Read More…]