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What To Do When You Find Out A Coworker Makes More Money Than You

Aaargh! You just found out that your coworker makes more than you do, even though you both do the same kind of work, you’ve been there longer and you do a better job. You feel demoralized, insulted by your employer and resentful of your coworker. Before you protest, here’s how to handle the situation professionally.


How Apple's Mobile Ad Blocking Will Hasten The Death Of Online Advertising

Apple is about to open a new front in the ongoing war against online advertising. The new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, will support ad blocking by Safari, its mobile web browser.


Revealed: The 23 Worst Airlines In The World

Skytrax has released its annual world airline star ratings, which are recognised as a global benchmark of airline standards. Once again, the industry’s worst performers have been named and shamed with a star rating of two or lower. Here are the worst offenders that you will probably want to avoid while travelling abroad.


Every iOS Setting You Should Check When You Get A New Phone

Once upon a time, iOS “just worked” out of the box. But over the years, Apple’s introduced all kinds of features to iOS that most of us don’t want to use. I’ve been an iOS user since the start, and for the first time recently decided to do a clean install instead of loading my settings from a backup. I forgot how many default settings I had to change just to make iOS useable


Three Reasons Why Australia's Overseas 'Parcel Tax' Is Stupid

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey last week announced that the existing GST exemption for low-value imports would be removed, starting July 1, 2017 at the latest. Non-resident companies will be expected to collect and remit the GST to the ATO. But will such a system work in practice? Here are three sizable holes in the government’s plan.


'It's Not My Job To Plug Things In' And Other Nightmare IT Stories

Working in IT is no picnic. You’re overworked, over-stressed and overwhelmed by an onslaught of stupidity from Luddite customers and colleagues. We recently asked our readers to share their worst experiences from the front lines of IT. Your stories were so terrifying that we may need to wipe and reboot our brains to recover. Here are some of the worst.


The Five Stages Of Grief After Losing A Job

It was a Saturday, my plane landed, and I was all set to relax during a short weekend getaway, when an email came through on my phone. I’d lost my job. I showed it to my boyfriend in the seat next to me. “These things happen,” I said, smiling and putting my phone away. “It’s probably for the best. Let’s enjoy our trip.” I praised myself for being strong and accepting the situation. In reality, I was in complete denial that I just lost a job I loved.


Treat A Job You Hate As Training To Move On To Something Better

Let’s be honest. “Do what you love” is great if you can swing it, but nearly everyone will have to get a job they hate at some point. If you don’t want to stay there, though, treat the job like it’s just training for a better one.


Use Android Device Manager's Guest Mode To Find Your Friend's Phone

If you’re not using the Android Device Manager to help find your lost phone, we highly recommend it. What happens when you actually lose your phone, though? Thanks to a guest mode in the Android app, you can use your friend’s phone to find your own.


Some Lenovo PCs Ask To Install Bloatware, Even After A Clean Install Of Windows

First Superfish, now this: Some Lenovo users have discovered a secret “feature” in which Lenovo will ask you to re-install its bloatware, even if you do a clean install of Windows.


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