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New tech and gadgets from CES 2019

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 by

There’s a lot to look forward to in a new year and for some, it’s all about finding the next big thing in technology. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place last month and saw over 180,000 attendees from more than 150 countries flocking to Las Vegas for this world-renowned exhibition. Each year, thousands of companies reveal their latest and greatest developments on the global stage, from groundbreaking gadgets to clever innovations that make life easier.

With so many bright minds showing off their work in the field of electronics, there’s always plenty of surprises! Solutions come in all shapes and sizes, and thanks to some out-of-the-box thinking, some exhibits can seem a little more weird than wonderful. Which is which? That’s for you to decide! Let’s dive right in to our top picks.

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How to keep tech cool in an Aussie summer

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 by

Australian summer doesn’t mess around – with temperatures reaching in the forties, it’s vital to stay cool, hydrated and follow the sun safety rules of slip, slop, slap, seek and slide. Everyone has a plan to beat the heat, which can range from a humble pedestal fan all the way to state-of-the-art air conditioning – but have you made plans for your tech?

All electrical devices generate heat and it’s perfectly normal for them to be warm to the touch after they’ve been running for a while, but running too hot for too long can negatively affect performance and eventually cause devices to break. You may be surprised to know that we’ve seen cases of modems overheating during heat waves, particularly in desert climates where the weather gets hottest.

Although broadband modems are typically left switched on all the time, they’re not necessarily in any danger of overheating as long as you follow these simple steps. You can apply the same logic to all of your devices (including computers, laptops, game consoles and smartphones) to ensure that you and your tech stay cool this summer.

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Safer Internet Day – How to handle Cyberbullying

Monday, February 6th, 2017 by

What is Safer Internet Day?

The internet is a big part of our lives and everyone has a right to feel safe online. Safer Internet Day is held annually to promote the safe and respectful use of digital technology and to take a stand against cyberbullying. To make the date easy to remember, it’s held on the 2nd day of the 2nd week of the 2nd month every year. (more…)

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