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Home Internet Routers Targeted

Home Internet Routers Targeted

As homes become ‘smarter’ with more connected devices, cybercriminals are now looking to use these devices to infiltrate home networks . The weak spot in many cases is the network router which has become a prime target for attacks.  I spoke to Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia about this and he offers up some great tips to ensure every[Read More…]

Parenting in the Digital Age – Video Games

Being a parent in the digital age can be tricky…especially when it comes to video games. Well digital parenting expert Jackie Coates, Head of the Telstra Foundation has come forward with some great tips to help out.  Read below. Know what your kids are playing There is no shortage of games for young people to access, the trick here is[Read More…]

Turn any wall into your own Cinema Screen

Turn any wall into your own Cinema Screen

Turn almost any room in your home into your own private movie theatre.  That’s pretty much what I did while reviewing Epson’s EF-100B portable laser projector. Watching content from games console, DVD player or anything with an HDMI output is straight forward, but if you have a streaming device like an Amazon Fire TV stick or Google Chomecast you can[Read More…]

Sony’s new Bluetooth Turntable

Sony’s new Bluetooth Turntable

Vinyl is back in style, but that doesn’t mean you need to use old turntable technology. Sony has just released a new Bluetooth enabled turntable which means that with a single button push you can connect it to a bluetooth speaker or headphones.    You can however also plug the PS-LX310BT  turntable into an existing sound system a wired connection…and[Read More…]

New Mini Smart Plugs from D-Link

New Mini Smart Plugs from D-Link

If you already have an Alexa or Google smart speaker it doesn’t take much more to make your home ‘smart’. Using the new mini Wi-Fi Smart plug from D-Link you gain the ability to turn just about any device in your home on or off using your phone or voice…or set up schedules to automatically turn power off at certain[Read More…]