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What Should You Do With Your Old Mobile Phone?

What Should You Do With Your Old Mobile Phone?

New research shows that Australians seem to have a big problem parting ways with old, and even broken mobile phones.    Mobile Muster estimates that there are around 25 million unused mobile phones lying around Australian homes and businesses. Why?  Well apparently because we either don’t get around to it or are scared of throwing out something we need.  I[Read More…]

What Happens when I Respond to Spam?

What Happens when I Respond to Spam?

Got Spam?  Given that almost 90-pecent of global email traffic is spam there’s a good chance that you’ve seen some today. It’s either unsolicited advertising, a message with a link to a malicious website or a message with a malicious attachment. If you have good internet security software you will be warned off dodgy links or attachments but it’s also[Read More…]

The Tech side of Cryptocurrency

The Tech side of Cryptocurrency

With a single Bitcoin now priced at just over the the 70 thousand dollar mark (well this week anyway) and other crypto currencies seeing hundreds of percent gains in a short period of time recently, you may be tempted to throw some of your hard earned money in… but do your homework first!

Change Your Passwords – World Password Day

Change Your Passwords – World Password Day

A hacker can crack a simple 6 character password in just a few seconds.  If the passwords you use sound like they may fit into that category, it’s time to rethink your bad password habits and what better time than on World Password Day. Instead of just using a simple word as a password, consider a longer phrase that uses[Read More…]

Trade-In or Sell Your Old Smartphone?

Trade-In or Sell Your Old Smartphone?

When buying a new smartphone or computer, is it smart to trade in your old device and pay a lower price? You may have noticed that when buying a new phone or computer, you may be offered the opportunity to buy it at a lower price by handing over your old device but how does it add up? On the[Read More…]