Do you still need to pay for Microsoft Office?

Do you still need to pay for Microsoft Office?

There is no dispute when it comes to just what word processor and spreadsheet applications people prefer on their computer, that is Microsoft Word and Excel. Once upon a time you would just buy a copy and keep using it forever, but in more recent years Microsoft has been pushing to get everyone on their…

The DIY repairing of computers can be explosive

You may of seen it on the news here and there, phones catching on fire, exploding batteries and severe burns from gadgets of all sorts with lithium-ion batteries. However, its now an issue with the common computer. First phones had batteries that were not removable and now most laptop computers, including Apple’s new Macbook Pro’s…

War on Waste looks at e-waste and why its better to repair

ABC War on Waste e-waste special. Repair computers not dispose.

War on Waste looks into the e-waste issues tonight, ABC at 8:30pm. Be sure to watch. Electronic waste is a huge issue since there is an endless upgrade cycle where what was new a year or two ago is considered old and outdated. Or for various reasons consumers are choosing to buy new items when…

Electric Buses – Saving The Planet On The Daily Commute

Electric Busses

Electric Cars are predicted to take over the roads in the near future. Charging times are decreasing, while the range between charges is increasing. While many people are familiar with cars like the Tesla, why not buses? Transport in the future will rely heavily on tech to the point that traditional car, bus and truck…

Australian Internet – Unnecessarily Slow?

You’re watching a video or live stream online, and it’s constantly buffering or you’re having to watch what could be 4K quality in just 480p? Unfortunately this is the case for many average Australians, with excellent service often the exception.   The majority of Australians internet is still delivered via the ageing copper phone networks,…

Tech vs Wild: Take Your Tech Further Than Ever Before

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Planning a trip abroad? Or just wanting that failsafe option to keep your devices on the go?¬†These add-ons and accessories will help you get in touch with your adventurous side, whilst meeting your technology needs. Trekking both locally and internationally¬†have become increasingly more popular in more recent times. While that used to mean either leaving…

Apple has almost finished building a space ship

So, the title is far fetched, but Apple are building something big. Massive one would say. Its their new HQ, known as Apple Campus 2. Its referred to as ‘the spaceship’ due to its large doughnut shaped structure and large impact its made on the landscape. Here is some of the more notable features known…

The Modern Maker – High Tech Local Manufacturing

3D Printing Future

We thought we would cover a topic not directly related to computers and software, but one that is more about a revolution that is taking place in manufacturing. We are talking about game changing technologies that are now priced so low that almost anyone can start a micro factory in their own home. The new…