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Samsung Galaxy S5 will have fingerprint reader

Samsung Galaxy S5 will have fingerprint reader

Fingerprint recognition on a smartphone isn’t just for iPhone5S owners. When Samsung launches its Galaxy S5 in April it will be equipped with a fingerprint reader that will move password security out of your head and to your thumb…or any other finger. This finger scanner will also work with paypal for online and in-store payments. Other features on the Galaxy[Read More…]

Soniq enters the smartphone market

Soniq enters the smartphone market

If you thought that the latest smartphone devices were just for the tech savvy and well younger generation, think again. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics over’s 65s are Australia’s fastest growing age group and while many are becoming more confident with technology, premium handsets and plans are not on the agenda. Australian tech firm Soniq has taken note[Read More…]

Sony’s new Cybershot Cameras for March launch

Sony’s new Cybershot Cameras for March launch

Sony’s cyber-shot range of digital still cameras are renowned for being great pocket sized point and shoot cameras but they continue to feature impressive shooting power. The cybershot HX60V is a premium offering at just under 500 dollars, features the latest sensor, lens and processor technology delivering 20.4 megapixel images. On board you’ll also find a 30x optical zoom ,built[Read More…]

Is your broadband up to speed?

Is your broadband up to speed?

 Is your broadband up to speed?  Perhaps the question should be is Australia’s broadband up to speed? In last year’s Akamai State of the Internet report, Australia’s average connection speed was just 4.8megabits per second which puts us in 45th position when it comes to average internet speeds. Meanwhile in the UK the latest tests with fibre optic technology have[Read More…]

Cyber criminals still grabbing for your cash

Cyber criminals still grabbing for your cash

Been robbed?  Chances are you didn’t lose your money in an old fashioned bank heist.  Cybercriminals using sophisticated techniques to get hold of credit card numbers, bank accounts and other information have taken the place of traditional thieves. It’s a trend on the increase according to the 2013 annual security roundup from Trend Micro.  Last week I spoke to Tim Falinski[Read More…]