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Custom app development: think first 

Custom app development: think first

FileMaker is a well-established piece of software for developing custom business applications without having to get involved with conventional programming, but do you know where to begin?
Many Toshiba notebooks get battery recall 

Many Toshiba notebooks get battery recall

Toshiba has recalled certain Panasonic battery packs supplied with or for dozens of its notebook computer models sold as recently as last September.
Top tech tips for working with your accountant and bookkeeper 

Top tech tips for working with your accountant and bookkeeper

Your technology choices affect how efficiently you can work with an accountant or bookkeeper.
Do you need to upgrade or update your software right away? (Part 2) 

Do you need to upgrade or update your software right away? (Part 2)

When a major new version appears of a program you use in your business you don't usually need to rush to buy and install it.
Check your Toughbook battery today 

Check your Toughbook battery today

The battery recall saga just keeps going. The latest chapter is the recall of certain batteries for Panasonic's Toughbook CF-S10.
Do you need to upgrade or update your software right away? (Part 1) 

Do you need to upgrade or update your software right away? (Part 1)

You can be forgiven for thinking that there seems to be at least one software update waiting every time you switch on your computer, tablet or phone. But how important is it to accept these updates right away, or to adopt the latest version of an application or operating system?
Xero simplifies analysis with Microsoft Power BI integration 

Xero simplifies analysis with Microsoft Power BI integration

Richer reporting capabilities will soon be available to Xero users thanks to a forthcoming integration with Microsoft Power BI.
MYOB adds Amex to bank feeds 

MYOB adds Amex to bank feeds

A new agreement means MYOB will be the first accounting software provider to add American Express to its bank feeds.
Apple wants your damaged iPhones (if you want a new iPhone 6, that is) 

Apple wants your damaged iPhones (if you want a new iPhone 6, that is)

Report suggests Apple is planning on expanding its Reuse and Recycle trade-in program to include damaged handsets
How to recover deleted files 

How to recover deleted files

If you've accidentally deleted a file you need, all hope might not be lost…
Five tips for spotting domain name scams 

Five tips for spotting domain name scams

Getting emails or calls saying someone is making a claim on your web address? Many of these are scams. AusRegistry, the company that operates the .au domain registry on behalf of auDA, has compiled a list for tips to help domain registrants avoid domain name scams.
MYOB guarantees bank feeds 

MYOB guarantees bank feeds

MYOB now offers a money-back guarantee that its bank feeds are accurate.
Oscobo: Meet the British startup that wants to keep your search private 

Oscobo: Meet the British startup that wants to keep your search private

With businesses increasingly scrutinising our personal data and online habits, privacy is becoming an ever-bigger concern
WhatsApp now has a billion monthly users 

WhatsApp now has a billion monthly users

The messaging app's userbase has more than doubled since Facebook acquired it
Sendle offers loyalty points on deliveries 

Sendle offers loyalty points on deliveries

Australians seem to love loyalty points, whether the schemes involve a free cup of coffee or a free flight to the other side of the world. Now you can earn them when your business sends a parcel.
Software: to rent or buy, that is the question 

Software: to rent or buy, that is the question

Is it better to pay upfront for a perpetual licence to the software you need, or does the subscription (pay-as-you-go) model make more sense? We investigate!
Cheaper tax returns thanks to Xero? 

Cheaper tax returns thanks to Xero?

If your accountant or tax agent uses Xero, ask for a fee reduction next time you lodge a tax return.
Two more cloud storage services bite the dust 

Two more cloud storage services bite the dust

Barracuda's Copy and CudaDrive online storage services will be discontinued on 1 May 2016 following a strategic review by the company.
Here's a way to find new clients for your beauty and wellness salon or studio 

Here's a way to find new clients for your beauty and wellness salon or studio

Vaniday can drive new customers to beauty salons and wellness studios, according to Alex Meyer, managing director of Vaniday Australia. One salon operator calls it "the new Airbnb for beauty."
Bigcommerce users report big gains from eBay integration 

Bigcommerce users report big gains from eBay integration

A new integration between Bigcommerce and eBay has resulted in sales increases of up to 50 percent for beta users.

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