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GIVEAWAY: Belkin iPad Keyboard Case

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We have a very high tablet per capita ratio in my family and it always seems that our iPads all run out of charge at the same time. Yes, every device has its own charger, but I really don’t want to be charging tablets from a multitude of different outlets around the…

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Tips to break your phone addiction

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We live in an age where almost everybody owns a smart phone. We use emails to communicate and social media to connect. Phones and social media may be what some would call a ‘necessary evil’. We need our phones and that’s a fact. But how do you know if you’re…

Should you let your kids play Pokemon Go

Should You Let Your Kids Play Pokémon GO?

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More and more children are downloading Pokémon GO. The latest incarnation of the favourite card game still features loveable Pikachu and friends, but the trending app now gives users a more intimate and immersive experience via their digital devices and smartphones. It won’t be long before your kids are begging to join in on…

Alcatel OneTouch Pixi First Smartphone

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How many times have you had to replace the screen on your Smartphone? Or had to replace a phone that your kids have lost? Imagine if you could buy a feature-packed smartphone for about the same price as a replacement screen… Enter the Alcatel OneTouch Pixi First Smartphone With an RRP of…

Picpal, real-time chatting with photos

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Picpal is the world’s first photo collage chat app. With this one, a selfie isn’t just a selfie anymore. Picpal is the first app of its kind to bring people together through in-the-moment selfie collages – wherever you are in the world, and whatever you are doing — making social media…

Why are there so few women in IT?

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There are fewer and fewer women entering the Information, Communication and Technology industry. It’s a problem that’s been going on for years and years and still continues to this day. Here Catriona Walkerden, marketing lead at Females in IT and Telecommunications (FITT) Management Committee, talks about the reasons behind this issue…

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How to manage screen time with your kids

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Screens, screens, screens. Remember the day when there was one TV per household, and you would gather round at 7.30p.m. to watch one show? Screens are an inevitable part of a child’s day-to-day life, be it tablets or TV screens or anything in between. They’re often made out to be…

Teens, tweens and technology

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Incidences of cyber bullying are down and parent-child online transparency is up. This was one of the findings of the research by Intel carried out annually to provide a gauge on the behaviour and opinions of young Aussies when they are online with regard to topics including social media usage,…