Facebook Now Tracks If You Prefer HD Video

Facebook is now doing some rather subtle tracking of your selection preferences when it comes to video, even if you don’t explicitly “like” it.


Make Better Conversation With The 50/50 Rule For Listening And Talking

Maybe you talk too much in conversation, or maybe you clam up. Either way, communication skills don’t come naturally for everyone. For a better conversational flow, use the 50/50 ratio for talking and listening.


iOS 8.4 Will Launch Early Wednesday Morning

The next update for iOS will hit Australian shores at 1am on Wednesday morning, just before the “official” launch of Apple Music.


Make Better Guest Introductions With A Positive Fact About Them

When you’re introducing two people at a party, you can make things easier for both of them and break the ice before they even start talking. Introductions can be awkward. When someone just gestures toward you and says your name, it feels like the ball has been thrown into your court whether you’re ready to play or not.


Why Are Universities Still Using PowerPoint?

It was recently argued that universities should ban PowerPoint because it makes students stupid and professors boring. I agree entirely. However, most universities will ignore this good advice because rather than measuring success by how much their students learn, universities measure success with student satisfaction surveys.


These Are The Best Times To Tweet For Maximum Engagement

If you’re looking to expand your follower base and get more retweets, favourites and clicks, it all comes down to timing. According to a massive four-year study, these time windows are the best times to get more engagement with your tweets.


Display Avatars In Messages For Mac With This Toggle

iPhone 6 (and 6 Plus) users get a handy little avatar in Messages so they always know who they’re talking with. Finer Things in Tech points out you can add that same avatar in Messages for Mac with a single toggle.


Telstra's Nationwide Wi-Fi Network Launches On Tuesday

Telstra’s national wi-fi network will be officially “switched on” this Tuesday. Now dubbed ‘Air’, the network uses hotspots in shopping centres, cafes, sporting stadiums, train stations and old payphones to deliver the largest Wi-Fi network in the country. Unfortunately, it will only be offered free to Telstra’s home broadband customers, with mobile customers charged an access fee of up to $23.


Vodafone Wins Blackspot Funding

Vodafone’s announced that’s it’s won funding for 70 base stations under the Federal Government’s mobile blackspot program. For Vodafone customers, this could mean an end to crappy regional coverage. Here are the sites that will see improvements.


Don't Be Afraid To Interrupt, If You Know What You're Talking About

Interrupting others is rude, impolite and can set off tempers. It’s also absolutely necessary if you find yourself in an aggressive professional environment. That was the lesson that former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright had to learn.