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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…]

4K TV even makes DVD look good

4K TV even makes DVD look good

If you’ve been down to your local TV retailer and seen the latest Ultra High definition TVs (also known as 4K TVs) then you’ll probably agree that the picture quality is amazing.  One of the big questions around 4K TV is about access to such high resolution content. Recently I spoke to Paul Colley, the group manager for network services and[Read More…]

Say goodbye to ‘Bliss’ as Windows XP support ends

Say goodbye to ‘Bliss’ as Windows XP support ends

It’s arguably one of the most recognised photos across the globe.  “Bliss” was the name given to the desktop background image that was included with Microsoft’s Windows XP Operating system when it launched in 2002. The photo was taken by world renowned photographer Charles O’Rear who throughout his 36 year career has also worked for publications such as the Los Angeles[Read More…]