COVID-Safe: But is everyone downloading it?

COVID-Safe: But is everyone downloading it?

Brad Fullgrabe

September 14, 2020

With the curve flattening according to health experts and the new release of COVID-safe app by the federal government. Statistics show more five million people have downloaded the application from the Australian app store within the first week. The question remains: will everyone download the...

Top apps to enhance living

Top apps to enhance living

Mari Spanja, Reporter

September 11, 2017

With so many apps coming out so fast it's easy to overlook some of the gems that can make life a little easier. We took a moment to ask around and make a list of seven of the apps our friends are raving about:   Number one: Tasty The free Tasty application was released this year on the app store and features over 2...

iPhone SE: a smaller release

Actually an iPhone 5S. But they look exactly the same.

Calle Bolmgren, Staff reporter

April 18, 2016

One small iPhone and one small iPad. One can easily say that there was no big news presented this Monday at Apple's latest announcement in Cupertino, California. However, the new iPhone is filling up a gap in their product line. CEO Tim Cook presented Silicon Valleys worst kept secret yesterday....

Nothing is sacred: ‘KeRanger’ ransomware is after your Mac, money

Nothing is sacred: ‘KeRanger’ ransomware is after your Mac, money

Jonah Highman, Staff reporter

March 10, 2016

This week has seen the worst attack on Mac computers yet: the “KeRanger” ransomware virus is the first Mac-targeted virus to actually make it “into the wild”, making it the first properly dangerous threat to Mac users.

$4 million reward for iOS 9 hack

iOS 9 the most secure yet?

Christopher May, Staff reporter

September 24, 2015

A software security company is offering up to A$4.2 million (US$3 million) to three hackers that can find any vulnerabilities in Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9. This comes after Apple claimed iOS9 is the most secure incarnation of it's iPhone and iPad software to date. Zerodium,...

Plus-sized phones are phabulous

Plus-sized screens are the smartphone of the moment

Danielle Austin, Staff reporter

May 22, 2015

With many of the largest smartphone producers set to release their next-generation phones in the second half of this year, tech enthusiasts believe the ‘phablet’ reign will continue. A phablet is the name given to a device that combines a smartphone and tablet, generally with a screen size larger...

The Apple Watch: does our future look fit?

The Apple Watch: does our future look fit?

Heather Hanson, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2014

When you think futuristic, you think 'time traveling, flying, and talking into your wrist watch'. Well folks, it looks like we are slowly  catching up with the Jetsons. Apple has a brand new Apple Watch in the making, said to be released early in 2015. The watch is iPhone iOS 8 compatible, includes...

Introducing the Apple watch and the iPhone 6

Introducing the Apple watch and the iPhone 6

Marie Bertolini, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2014

The long awaited iPhone 6 has been dubbed "bigger than bigger" with two new models revealed along with an Apple Watch. The Apple Watch will be available for purchase in 2015 with a range of faces and straps made to suit your personal style. This new gadget will allow you to draw, message, track and...

iPhone 6 features released

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Kyle Brown, Post-graduate broadcasting student

September 12, 2014

Apple has unveiled a new smart-watch and two new iPhones. The eagerly anticipated Apple Watch had been hinted at by industry insiders and today the public got their first look. Post-graduate broadcasting student Kyle Brown reports. Apple Watch from ECUDaily on Vimeo....

Net widens over biggest celebrity hacking scandal in history

Jennifer Lawrence is central to the nudes hacking scandal.

Heather Hanson, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2014

Nude photos from what is being called the ‘biggest celebrity hacking scandal in history’ are flooding the Internet of A-listers such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and Ariana Grande. Not all the photos have been confirmed as real, and the source of the leak is still being investigated. It...

US investigates photo hacking scandal

Photo: Flickr user Marcus. Under Creative Commons License.

Alexander Vallance, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2014

An investigation is under way by Apple and the FBI, who are trying to find a hacker who leaked intimate photos from iCloud of over a hundred celebrities on Sunday. Alexander Vallance reports. ...

Imaginations run wild as Apple releases launch date

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Diana Todorovski and Carina Mirabile

September 2, 2014

The long anticipated wait is  over for Pertharians and technology fans with Apple having confirmed the official launch date of the new iPhone. The multi billion-dollar company and marketing gurus are once again being secretive with the features the iPhone 6 will include — including whether that...

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