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Report: SPAM volume up in 2014

Report: SPAM volume up in 2014

Chances are you can’t go a day without SPAM email making its way into your inbox…and it’s not going to stop any time soon. New research from Trend Labs has revealed a massive jump in the amount of junk email over the past year.   I spoke to Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia about the report.  Listen below. Tips[Read More…]

Where are the Electronic trousers?

Where are the Electronic trousers?

At the recent wearable technology expo in New York an explosion of gadgets that could be worn or attached to the human body suggests massive growth in this sector over the next few years, but something seemed to be missing among the watches, bracelets, glasses and smart shirts on show…not a single pair on electronic pants could be found. But[Read More…]

Water an alternative to Lithium Ion in batteries

Water an alternative to Lithium Ion in batteries

Just about every popular piece of mobile electronics these days relies on Lithium-ion batteries.   It’s changed the way we go about our lives with devices that can run all day, connected and keeping us working or entertained.  The downside to this technology includes cost, heat issues and their makeup of toxic elements. Scientist are however working on an alternative in[Read More…]

Fun while your phone is locked

Fun while your phone is locked

If there’s one good security tip you can apply to any smartphone it’s to ensure you use a password to lock it when not in use.   This feature is designed to keep others of of your phone…but there is still some fun to be had with this feature. A new app called LokLok keeps that security in place so no[Read More…]

Smart Light Globes on the way

Smart Light Globes on the way

It seems that every gadget in our homes has the potential to be smart.  From TV’s to fridges and air conditioners more of our appliances are going online including the humble light globe. A handful of companies including Philips and GE are now producing light globes that can be controlled via an app on your smartphone or tablet allowing you[Read More…]