Interview

At what age should your child have their own smartphone or tablet device?

At what age should your child have their own smartphone or tablet device?

The answer, according to a new survey, is 10.6 years. According to the Trend Micro Australian Children & Mobile Device Survey, 63% of children aged between  8 and 11 and 73% of children aged between 12 and 15 either have their own mobile device or use their parent’s mobile devices. It will come as no surprise that the survey discovered that[Read More…]

Tax Time help with some apps from Microsoft

Tax Time help with some apps from Microsoft

With the new financial year upon us you may be wishing that you were a little more organised with your tax receipts. Now while it may not help with last year’s mess Microsoft has some great Apps for Windows devices that may help you out for this financial year.  I spoke with Jaron Cohen from Microsoft Australia about some of the[Read More…]

Spotify still going strong in Australia

Spotify still going strong in Australia

Streaming music service Spotify has just celebrated 2 years in Australia.   Originally launched in Sweden spotify has now reached out across the globe and according to spotify Australia managing director Kate Vale, Australians have fully embraced the service of the past couple of years.   I spoke with Kate earlier this week about Spotify’s success and how Australians are using[Read More…]

Report: Cybercrime hits the unexpected

Report: Cybercrime hits the unexpected

The quarterly internet threat report from Trend Micro is never the bearer of good news but it does provide plenty of insight to trends in cyber crime and the tools and techniques that malicious users are employing in their ongoing effort to extract information and money from anyone online. Last week I spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia to[Read More…]

Outlook.com – New features to put you back in control

Outlook.com – New features to put you back in control

How does your email inbox look right now?  Overflowing, never ending?  Thanks to the growth of webmail, that inbox is potentially a bottomless bit and you may even feel like it’s something you’ll never really have much control over. Last week I spoke to Melissa Dewick from Microsoft Australia about the growth of webmail services, some of the problems we[Read More…]