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Celebrating all things internet

Thursday, April 9th, 2020 by

The internet is a huge part of our lives. Almost integral, some would say. As we move towards working from home, studying online and streaming TV, now more than ever, we’re using the internet to get through the day. It’s hard to imagine a world without the internet!

The internet is a world of endless opportunity, knowledge galore and lighthearted fun. We’ve all been caught down that rabbit hole whereby a quick Instagram check finds you ten hashtags deep and an hour has passed you by. While the internet is a seamless part of your day, have you ever asked yourself how it came about? Let’s take a look at where it all began and celebrate this incredible invention that enabled anyone to publish and to consume content.

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Handy tools for high school students

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 by

We’ve previously covered educational software for children, but what about teenagers? In the digital age, high school can be particularly stressful with a broad curriculum, competitive exams and hours of homework every week. Not to mention all the usual social challenges of being a teenager in general! Fortunately, there are tools out there on the web that can help students get on top of their responsibilities and keep a cool head.

 

If you have any high school age students in your household or family, then you may find this handy list of apps and online resources useful. Have a read through and see if any are worth passing along the grape vine.

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Work from home effectively with these tips

Friday, March 27th, 2020 by

Working from home isn’t a new concept, however as companies around Australia roll out work from home policies, for some it may be new territory. Many Australian companies offer flexible working arrangements and for most, working from home is usually only done on a short-term basis. Working from home for longer periods can be hard to adjust to and you might find yourself wondering if your internet will be able to adjust to the increased usage and having multiple devices online at the same time!

Whether you’re a first time work-from-homer or a work-from-home (WFH) pro – here’s everything you need to know to prepare to get the most out of your work day, adjust to your environment, and keep efficiency and productivity at a high.

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