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The ACCC this week told Telstra that it should charge wholesale telco customers about 10% less for access to their copper network – meaning that other telcos will likely drop their prices thanks to the flow on effect.   So if your ADSL comes from Optus,... read more
Everybody in the tech world’s been talking about Taylor Swift this week, and for good reason. The 25 year old songstress penned an open letter to Apple, expressing her disappointment with Apple Music. For those who hadn’t heard, Apple was planning to not... read more
Telstra’s been trialling a free public Wi-Fi service over the last seven months, but on Monday that came to a close. The hotspots – designated by a pink dome at a public phone – are being de-activated. These will remain offline for a couple of weeks, at... read more
I don't own an iPhone, an iPad or a Mac, but I'm really excited about Apple Music, Apple's newly announced streaming service. Much like Spotify, Apple Music will let you stream over 30 million songs for a low monthly fee. Pricing and launch dates are yet... read more
It’s official; Windows 10 will be available on July 29! If you already own a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 machine you’re eligible for a free update – essentially, if you’ve bought a computer in the last six years you don’t have to pay.   In other operating... read more

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Life & Technology - 2GB 30th August, 2014

Father's Day is just a week away! This week we've taken a look at some of the best gifts for dad!


Jawbone's Up24 is one of the best fitness trackers on the market. It looks slick, does a great drop of tracking your activity, measures your sleep and has brilliantly designed app - perfect for the dad who's always on the go.


Does your dad love his electric guitars? If so, the iRig is a great gift. The iRig lets you plug a guitar straight into your iPhone or iPad and use it is as an amp - and it almost sounds as good.



Life & Technology - 2GB 16th August, 2014

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is finally getting a release in Australia at the end of this month! It's a product I've been pretty excited about, so it was great sit down and talk with Matt Chapman, Microsoft's Product Marketing Manager for the Surface. What's different about the Surface Pro 3 when compared to other tablets is that it's a device that's not only designed to consume on, but to create. According to Matt, the Surface Pro 3 is a tablet designed for productivity, and is designed to replace both your existing tablet, and your laptop!


Life & Technology - 2GB 9th August, 2014

The week that was brought us a whole lot of phone news, on both the telco and device side.


Life & Technology - 2GB 28th June, 2014

This week in tech was a bit of a mixed bag, bringing with it some good news, some bad, and some pretty nifty.


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