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Installing software – read the fineprint

Installing software – read the fineprint

The next time you install a piece of software on your computer be sure to read the fine print and options carefully during the installation process. Why? We’ll depending on the program and it’s origin you may actually end up installing things you don’t want, including browser ad-dons that change the default search engine or that push advertising pop up windows to[Read More…]

Finding a Data plan for your Tablet device

Finding a Data plan for your Tablet device

If you own a tablet device that’s equipped to run on either Wi-Fi or a mobile broadband service and you want to stay connected wherever you are be sure to shop around for the best deal on mobile data. Service providers like Telstra and Optus offer data sim cards on a plan starting at around 20 to 30 dollars a month, but there’s[Read More…]

Relationships technology dependant – eHarmony

Just 10 years ago using the web to help your seek out your soul mate may have seemed more of a novelty than a serious pursuit, but according to a 2013 survey by eHarmony, technology now plays a big part in relationships. Recently I spoke with Dr.Gian Gonzaga, Senior Director of Research and Development from eHarmony about how online dating[Read More…]

Decoding Windows Error Messages

Decoding Windows Error Messages

There’s nothing worse than when something on your computer doesn’t work and a bad situation can be made even worse when the problem is accompanied by a confusing error message. One of the easiest ways to decode an error message made up on seemingly random letters and numbers is the copy and paste it into a web search engine which[Read More…]

Making use of old technology at home

Making use of old technology at home

Old mobile handsets and computers don’t have to sit around collecting dust.  Here’s a couple of ways to breathe new life into old technology. If you’ve moved from iPod to iPhone, You can turn an old iPod touch into an extra phone service by using a communications app such as  skype and your home wi-fi network. Or how about making your own[Read More…]