Use The 99:1 Feedback Rule To Ignore Your Haters

It happens to the best of us: You have a hater, and it gnaws at you. Someone says just the right thing to ruin your day, and no matter how many compliments you get, you can’t shake it off. Keep 99 per cent of your focus on the positive voices.


Call Recorder For FaceTime Records Handoff Phone Calls On Your Mac

Mac: Handoff in iOS 8 allows you to take a phone call on your Mac computer running Yosemite. With Call Recorder for FaceTime, you can record that call.


Them's The Breaks: Logic Won't Always Help You Remember

One useful technique to remember a tricky spelling is to try and understand the underlying logic of the phrase. However, if your logic is faulty, your spelling may well be faulty too.


How To Avoid Embarrassing Yourself On Email

There is a lesson for us all in the continuing revelations from stolen Sony emails being splashed over world-wide media. It is a lesson that Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairperson Amy Pascal could have benefited from before sending emails with racist comments about President Obama. Or an email calling Leonardo DiCaprio’s behaviour “Absolutely Despicable” when he decided to pull out of a planned Steve Jobs biopic.


Improve Your Writing With This Periodic Table Of The Figures Of Speech

When you write something — either for work or for fun — the purpose is to convey meaning and engage whoever reads it. Knowing how to use the correct figures of speech in your writing can take it to the next level, and this table can help show you how.


Reconnect With An Old Friend By Sharing Things You've Learned

It can be equal parts interesting and awkward to run into a close friend that you lost touch with. In order to reconnect on a deeper level, avoid the general questions about your lives and ask more about what they have learned since you last spoke.


Vodafone Red Roaming Is Now Free On Some Plans

Vodafone’s $5 a day roaming option is one of the better choices if you’re travelling overseas and want to keep your phone number. If you’re on one of Vodafone’s more expensive Red plans, you now won’t have to pay that $5 daily fee to use it.


Tomi Offers Unlimited Broadband And Pay-As-You-Go

We’re not keen on having to sign long-term contracts for broadband or phone plans. New broadband reseller Tomi offers a pay-as-you-go approach, an unlimited deal, and the option of pausing your account.


Why Forcing ISPs To Follow A Code Won't Stop Illegal Downloads

Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced yesterday that they expect internet service providers (ISPs) to work with copyright owners to help police infringement.


Hangouts Adds Intelligent Location Sharing, Video Call Filters

Android/iOS: Today, Google added the ability to quickly share your location to Hangouts. When someone asks “Where are you?” you will now be prompted to share your location — which is better than keeping location sharing on all the time.