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Set up your workspace the ergonomic way

Thursday, January 10th, 2019 by

You’ve heard of “economics”, but what about “ergonomics”? Ergonomics is the process of designing or arranging workplaces, products and systems so that they fit the people who use them. Safe Work Australia estimates the cost of work-related injury and disease to be a whopping $61.8 billion per year, so it’s a vital practice that should be done at home as well as the workplace.

Chances are that you still spend a significant amount of time on a computer, whether it’s for completing errands like email correspondence or doing the weekly online grocery shop online, or for recreational reasons such as watching videos or playing games. However, if your workplace doesn’t involve daily work at a computer, chances are that you’ve never had anyone walk you through computer-related ergonomics to apply to your computer setup both at work and at home. Improper computer use can lead to eye strain, headaches and a whole slew of muscle and joint problems including the dreaded lower back pain, so that’s a problem that needs to be solved!

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Tips to avoid a DIY fright

Monday, October 29th, 2018 by

We here at the office love a bit of DIY, especially when it comes to our precious gadgets and tech. However, doing it yourself does come with a risk of things going wrong – sometimes in ways you may not anticipate! Don’t let that discourage you from giving it a go, though – with a little bit of consideration, preparation and care, you can still tackle that DIY job and come out on top (and save yourself the cash from hiring a pro to do it, too!).

Read on to find out about five different ways that your DIY project can turn into a D-I-WHY?! situation, and how to plan ahead so things go smoothly.

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6 next-gen products to add to your wish list

Friday, August 17th, 2018 by

We live in an exciting time for technology and it seems like every other day there’s another great idea that’s being brought into reality by today’s bright minds. If you’re fascinated by the developments in tech, one place where you can get a glimpse of what may be in store for the future is Kickstarter, a crowdfunding website where innovators pitch their ideas in the hope of raising the funds to get their creations into production.

We’ve rustled up some of the most impressive and interesting tech that could be out of development and into the big, wide world in the near future. These cutting-edge gadgets and technological solutions are definitely good additions to any tech-lover’s wish list!

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