The Digital Life Of Australians

The Digital Life Of Australians

Last November the Australian Psychological Society (APS) released the results of their Digital Me survey.
Late News
  • Facebook Our Partner In Online Protection

    19:26' 09-11-2017

    Facebook Our Partner In Online Protection

    Australia is one of four countries joining forces with Facebook in a limited global pilot program to improve online protection.

  • Habits That Shorten Your Laptop's Life

    20:13' 02-11-2017

    Habits That Shorten Your Laptop's Life

    Some people have habits with seem harmless but are not very good for your laptop.

  • Life After Death For Online Accounts

    20:18' 26-10-2017

    Life After Death For Online Accounts

    More than 16 million Australians are active on Facebook, but it seems likely that less than a third know that the popular social website owns what they post.

  • Complaints Roll In Faster Than NBN Rollout

    19:04' 24-10-2017

    Complaints Roll In Faster Than NBN Rollout

    The Federal Government has often expressed satisfaction at the speed of the rollout of the NBN. In July, for instance, Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash excitedly announced that NBN services to regional, rural and remote premises were close to 80% completion.

  • Pop-Up Scam Risk For iPhone Users

    20:31' 12-10-2017

    Pop-Up Scam Risk For iPhone Users

    A new phishing scam that tricks iPhone users into revealing their Apple ID is hard to detect even for experts.

  • Computer Habits You Should Break Right Now

    20:20' 11-10-2017

    Computer Habits You Should Break Right Now

    If you often work with a computer, you should give up the following bad habits to better protect your body.

  • Apple Offers New View Of The World

    20:16' 09-10-2017

    Apple Offers New View Of The World

    According to rumours in the digital world, Apple may be developing enhanced virtual reality glasses, possibly ready for the market in 2019.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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