Home Use Possible For Car Batteries

Home Use Possible For Car Batteries

Used batteries from electric vehicles may find a second life as a means of household energy storage.
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  • Security The Winner In Cyber War Games

    19:47' 28-09-2017

    Security The Winner In Cyber War Games

    The first ever Cyber War Games in Australia, in which government departments fought a mock hacker battle, has been called a “big win” for security.

  • Murdoch Gets Nation's First 3D Organ Printer

    19:41' 28-09-2017

    Murdoch Gets Nation's First 3D Organ Printer

    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) in Parkville has received Australias first 3D bioprinter, capable of printing human tissue and replacement organs.

  • Fair Choice Is There For Internet Customers

    19:30' 28-09-2017

    Fair Choice Is There For Internet Customers

    More than 50% of Australians have reported internet connection problems, including slow speeds and inadequate reliability, in the first half of this year.

  • Solar Power Deal For Vietnamese Community

    19:55' 27-09-2017

    Solar Power Deal For Vietnamese Community

    The State Government has offered a $100,000 grant to the Vietnamese community to increase the up-take of solar panels.

  • Short Term Payments To Make Rego Easier

    19:51' 25-09-2017

    Short Term Payments To Make Rego Easier

    From January 1 next year, owners of cars, utes, vans, motorcycles and other light vehicles will be able to choose between the full annual registration fee for their vehicle, or a part payment for three months or six months.

  • Cleaning Robot Is A Busy Teenager

    17:41' 14-09-2017

    Cleaning Robot Is A Busy Teenager

    Roomba, the worlds first vacuuming robot from iRobot, turns 15 years old this year.

  • Australia Leads The Region In Robotics

    17:37' 14-09-2017

    Australia Leads The Region In Robotics

    Australia has once again claimed the title at the 7th Annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NIARC), with Victorias RMIT University winning first place. This is the fourth year in a row the title was won by an Australian university.

  • Answering The Phone Is Not Safer Than Texting

    17:34' 14-09-2017

    Answering The Phone Is Not Safer Than Texting

    A road safety study by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) reveals half of all drivers believe that answering a ringing phone is not as risky as texting while driving.

  • New iPhone Will Kill Off Old Apps

    17:47' 12-09-2017

    New iPhone Will Kill Off Old Apps

    Apples new iOS 11 operating system, scheduled for release this month, will not support older 32-bit apps. If you have those apps on your phone, they wont work once youve updated to the new system.

  • Finance Program To Drive Electric Cars

    17:43' 12-09-2017

    Finance Program To Drive Electric Cars

    The Federal Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), recently announced a new $100 million finance program to encourage Australians to switch to electric vehicles.

  • USB Connections Less Secure Than You Think

    20:43' 05-09-2017

    USB Connections Less Secure Than You Think

    Tests on USB connections have shown they are highly susceptible to information “leakage”, making them less secure than previously thought.

  • Chinese Children Tour The World's Museums

    20:29' 05-09-2017

    Chinese Children Tour The World's Museums

    Children from more than 180,000 Chinese households recently went on a group tour of ten of the worlds greatest museums, without leaving home.

  • Faults That Hide In Second Hand Cars

    15:17' 04-09-2017

    Faults That Hide In Second Hand Cars

    Australians who buy second hand cars risk buying someone elses problems, and most buyers in this $39 billion per year market are not very good at spotting those problems.

  • Recycling Old Computers And Mobile Phones

    20:37' 31-08-2017

    Recycling Old Computers And Mobile Phones

    Every year, Australians throw out millions of TV sets, computers and mobile phones. This electronic waste, or “e-waste”, is growing three times faster than any other type of waste in Australia, as households frequently upgrade their technology.

  • Ten Things To Keep In Your Car

    20:40' 28-08-2017

    Ten Things To Keep In Your Car

    You never know what situations may arise when youre driving, so its best to think ahead and prepare for emergencies or even minor inconveniences. The following suggestions from Colleen Moyne of Money Off will add very little weight to your car, but can help you out in times of need.

  • Google Wifi Is Better For Your Home

    17:08' 18-08-2017

    Google Wifi Is Better For Your Home

    The Google Wifi system can improve Wi-Fi reception in your home, giving you uninterrupted wireless performance on your tablet, laptop and various other devices.

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