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The Best Online Videos Of The Week

Watch the best online videos of the week, including. The first Star Trek. Discovery trailer, Amber Heard as Queen Mera, the latest on Mcgregor Vs Holyfield and more. More »      

Overwatch Is Free Next Weekend

You want to play Overwatch, but you don't have money. Or you have money, but you'd rather spend that money on pizza or booze. I don't know, I'm not your mother. I'm only here to tell you that, next weekend, Overwatch is free! Freeeeeeeeeeee... More »      

Confirmed: Google Home Is Coming To Australia

Google's smart benchtop speaker is coming to Australia mid-year, challenging Amazon's Alexa for pride of place in Aussie kitchens. Here's everything you need to know, including how to works and how much we can expect to pay for the device in Australia. More »      

OpenStack Gaining Ground Leading Into Australian Event

The OpenStack Foundation User Survey has been released with the 44% more deployments of the open source IaaS platform and 22% more companies than a year ago. The ninth User Survey found almost a third of the users have 10,000 employees or more, while 25 percent of organisations have fewer than 100 employees. Show More Summary

10 Strategies To Improve Motivation At School Or Work [Infographic]

Even the busiest worker suffers from low self-motivation every once in a while. Maybe it's been too long since your last holiday or maybe that work project you poured your heart and soul into failed miserably. Whatever the reason, you need to buck up before it starts affecting your performance. Show More Summary

What Is The Average Australian Weekly Wage?

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its average weekly earnings report which does exactly what it says on the tin. By taking the average weekly earnings and multiplying them by 52, it's possible to work out the average annual wage in Australia. Here's how much you should be earning. More »      

Tape-as-a-Service Offers A New Take On An Old Solution

Backing up data to tape remains a viable path for many businesses. And even though it seems to be old school, it's still being developed even though disk-based backup has been gaining in popularity. IBM recently upped their tape capacities to 15TB. Show More Summary

Deals: Get 80% Off Military Grade Torches

It's hard to look on the bright side when you're stranded in the dark. That's why it pays to keep a flashlight or two handy -- just in case. Fortunately, you can outfit yourself with two UltraBright 500-Lumen Tactical Military Flashlights for a fraction of their normal price. More »      

Four Ways Junk Food Brands Befriend Your Kids Online

If a stranger offered a child free lollies in return for their picture, the parent would justifiably be angry. When this occurs on Facebook, they may not even realise it’s happening. More »      

Unsung Australian Tech Ideas That Transformed The World

You've heard thousands of times about how Wi-Fi, the Hills Hoist, the ute and the good, old-fashioned jar of Vegemite were all invented in Australia. Those products are great, and all revolutionised the way the world worked, but is that...Show More Summary

Veeam Announces New DR Solution Using Microsoft Azure

During the opening keynote for Cloud Day at VeeamON, Veeam announced the availability of the release candidate version of their new backup solution Veeam PN (Veeam Powered Network). Veeam PN for Microsoft Azure is designed to simplify and automate the setup of a disaster recovery site in Azure using software-defined networking (SDN). Show More Summary

NBN Technology 101: The World's Most Confusing Network Explained

enjoy 100Mbps of speedy internet access. Then the politicians got involved and we ended up with something of a dog's breakfast - or dog's vomit according to some. So, what are the connectivity options that the NBN will deliver and how do they differ? Let's take a look. More »      

Latest macOS Update Makes Windows 10 Creators Update Easier To Instal

To a great degree, the operating system wars of the 1980s and 1990s are done. As it happens, Android is the current leader but on our desktops and laptops, Windows rules the roost. However, the big change is that choosing a computer no longer limits what operating systems you can use. Show More Summary

Briefly: Renewable Lego, New Star Trek Trailer, Mega Tax Fraud

Lego smashes its 100% renewable energy goal, Aussie police bust syndicate suspected of $165 million payroll fraud, the first trailer to Star Trek. Discovery. More »      

How Much Salt Is It OK To Eat?

Australian guidelines recommend limiting salt intake to six grams a day or less. The World Health Organisation advises limiting salt even further. to 5g (for adults) and 2g (for children) per day or less. But how much can you get away with before it starts to become seriously unhealthy? Let's take a look at the science. More »      

WannaCry Is The Tip Of The Iceberg

With WannaCry garnering a lot of attention over the last few days, it's easy to forget that the root cause of the damage it wreaked is still out there. The vulnerability it exploited was a weakness in Windows' file-sharing protocol.Show More Summary

How To Buy Your First Home In 15 Steps [Infographic]

Purchasing property is a financially complex endeavor that can cause the naive and unsavvy to waste thousands of dollars unnecessarily. Here are 15 simple steps that will help to point first-time home buyers in the right direction. (Naturally, the first step is to save like crazy.) More »      

Lovehacker: I Banged Someone In My Professional Network. What Now?

Dear Lovehacker, I recently spent the night with someone and now I'm getting strong attempted-relationship vibes from them. To be honest, these vibes were kind of there before too. I will definitely see them at work-related events in the future and I'm not sure how to avoid this situation. Help? Thanks, Tyler. More »      

Four things You Need To Know From Google I/O

Google I/O is the search and advertising giant's annual shindig for developers. This year, you could tick a few items off your buzzword bingo cards as they made a number of big announcements about mobile, security, AI - even Gmail received some love. Here are a few of the key announcements. More »      

DDos Attacks Are Getting Smarter

Akamai uses data from the content distribution network to compile reports on things like broadband speeds and data usage trends. Their security report for Q1 2017 reveals that the nature of DDoS attacks has been changing recently. More »      

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