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Microsoft's Australian Azure Data Centres Will Open Next Week

We’ve been waiting quite a while for this, and now it looks like it’s finally happening: Microsoft’s Australian Azure data centres in Melbourne and Sydney will officially launch next week.


How To Get A Great Workout Without Equipment

Everyone wants to get into shape — but it’s easy to find excuses to put off exercise. Maybe you feel like you don’t have the right equipment, and just don’t want to spend the time and money to seek it out. But what if you don’t really need any gear to work out?


How To Set KPIs For Your Life

Anyone who’s worked in a big organisation will know about KPIs — key performance indicators. Numbers to measure how the organisation is functioning.


Plane Evil: Top 10 Ways To Annoy Fellow Airline Passengers

Who’s the most important person on the plane? You, of course. Make sure everyone else knows it with these sky-high douchebag tips.


Five Best Linux Desktop Environments

When you’re customising your Linux install or choosing a distribution, the desktop environment is a key decision. There are tons to choose from, all with different benefits and features. There may be no one single “best” choice, but this week we’re looking at five of them, based on your nominations.


How To See The Halley's Comet Meteor Showers This Week

This week, Australian skies will be filled with meteor activity thanks to Halley’s Comet. Expert astronomers Jonti Horner and Tanya Hill explain what’s happening and how best to see it.


Top 10 Hidden Features Of OS X Yosemite

Yosemite is here with a bunch of new features, but a few of the best things are hidden away. Here are 10 hidden features you might not have noticed yet.


Get More Out Of Your Drill With These Tips And Attachments

A cordless drill is a handy tool to have around, but it can do a lot more than just drill holes. Here are some interesting attachments that go beyond your typical set of bits.


How To Fix OS X Yosemite's Biggest Annoyances

Yosemite’s here today and as seems to always be the case with Apple’s new operating systems, it comes with a handful of annoyances alongside its new features. Don’t worry though — most of the common annoyances can get fixed up with a few clicks.


How To Make The Most Of A Mentor And Get Ahead In Your Career

Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that’s not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of your mentor doesn’t come with a handbook. So we wrote one.