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This Sunday is Data Privacy Day

This Sunday is Data Privacy Day

This coming Sunday (Jan 28 ) is international data privacy day, so here’s a quick tip for anyone about to get rid of or sell an old computer. Firstly, even if it’s just being recycled, you’ll need to securerly erase the hard drive…and this means going beyond just using the ‘format’ option (from which it’s actually possibly to recover deleted[Read More…]

Samsung – Now THAT’S a Big TV

Samsung – Now THAT’S a Big TV

The largest TV screen you’ll find on sale in most retail stores is perhaps 75 or 82inches.    Make no mistake, that’s more than big enough for most rooms, but at last week’s consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, Samsung grabbed plenty of attention with their latest big screen offering. It’s called “The Wall”.  A 146inch Modular MicroLED TV that Samsung[Read More…]

Nokia Unveils Advanced Sleep Sensor

Nokia Unveils Advanced Sleep Sensor

While many fitness trackers can give you a good indication of how well you are sleeping, Nokia has just announced new technology that takes sleep analysis to the next level. Nokia Sleep is an advanced Wi-Fi enabled sensor that fits under the mattress and provides insight into the quality of the sleep experience, plus there’s an app that can guide[Read More…]

A Very Non-Tech Post

A Very Non-Tech Post

This post is especially for the listeners of 3GG in Victoria.   Along with the daily dose of Tech Daily on the radio I also have a weekly chat with Andrew Deak on the 3GG Breakfast program. ‘Deaksy’ occasionally makes references to my Chickens, so here’s one of them. When I’m not playing with the latest smartphones, WiFi routers or other[Read More…]

Don’t Forget the Batteries!

Don’t Forget the Batteries!

If any present that you have wrapped up under the tree requires batteries, it’s going to make a big difference on the day if you have a handy supply, especially when it comes to children’s toys. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when buying batteries; You get what you pay for.  Cheap batteries generally offer poor performance[Read More…]