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Last week we had a chat about the Federal Government’s new budget, and today we’ll be talking about the Budget Reply. Once again, there’s tech news in it – Bill Shorten wants coding to be a compulsory subject in all primary and secondary schools in... read more
Everyone’s been talking budget this week, but what does it mean for technology? One of the major changes is the so called “Netflix Tax”. Essentially, what it means is that Australians will need to start paying GST on digital products and services being... read more
This week was privacy awareness week, an initiative designed to make people – well – more aware of their digital privacy. We got some research from Trend Micro and there’s actually some scary numbers in there. 41% of mobile users don’t use a password or... read more
Google is already a search engine, email provider, cloud storage service, map book and self-driving car builder and now the giant is entering the telco industry. In the US, Google has a launched its own mobile service. Much like Boost and Amaysim, Google’... read more
I always asked about good cheap smartphones, and LG is bringing a AUD$150 handset to Australia in early May. The phone’s called the LG Leon, it’s got a gigabyte of RAM, 8GB of expandable storage, a 5 megapixel camera and runs Lollipop, the latest version... 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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