The official specification sheet for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ has been leaked online - and it's going to be a monster. According to the reports, the next flagship from Samsung will boast a 6.2-inch screen. To put that in perspective, the monolithic Samsung Galaxy Note7's display was 5.7 inches. They say size matters, but is there such a thing as "too big"?
Spelling and grammar are the cornerstones of professional writing: but that's only half the battle won. To really make your writing shine, you need to avoid cliches, fluff, nondescript adverbs, redundant phrases, purple prose and filler words. This infographic from GlobalEnglishEditing lists 23 phrases you need to pull back on, along with suggested alternatives.
If you read certain tech sites, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the only smartphones worth owning are top-of-the-range flagship models (it's all they ever talk about.) In reality, very few people need a smartphone that costs $1200 - or even half that price.
For well under $500, it's possible to snap up a great handset with all the essential features - including fast performance, an excellent camera and decent battery life. Here are five of the best.
Kogan relaunched its mobile business in late 2015 after shutting it down in 2013. This time around, the company used Vodafone as its wholesale telco provider. After just over a year, Kogan Mobile has grown so much that it exceeded its six-month revenue forecast by 83.3%, according the company's financial results for June to December 2016.
Today is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. Did you know this? Were you aware of this? It’s also Banana Bread Day. And Curling Is Cool Day.
Last Thursday it was Almond Day. The day before that was Wear Red Day. And the day before that was – I shit you not - Hippo Day.
I wish I was making this up. I am not making this up.
Your Wi-Fi is bad. Not the internet itself. Your internet is fine. It's your Wi-Fi that leaves you weeping as it cuts off the minute you try to browse from the toilet, or walk down the stairs, or lean just one particular way on your bed. Some part of you has known, for a while, that you need to upgrade your router so that you can watch Netflix and porn in peace. But a lot has changed since the last time anyone in your home considered forking over cash for a wireless router.
In December 2016, the Federal Court ordered Australian ISPs to block five torrent sites, including Pirate Bay, in a copyright case brought on by Village Roadshow. The ruling allowed the local film distributor to seek to add more websites to the block list. Village Roadshow is doing just that.
If your business has a fixed-line Internet connection through Telstra, you might be having some problems talking to the outside world right now. Australia's largest telco is experiencing a bit of a hiccup with its Chatswood exchange again, which is apparently impacting hardline business connections around the state of NSW.