Daniel James

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Malware: another reason to not jailbreak your iPhone

Malware: another reason to not jailbreak your iPhone

Jailbreaking is a double-edged sword - and you may not be holding the hilt.
Sep 2 2015, 5:37PM
Sony claims 'thinnest, lightest, brightest' tablet crown with Xperia Z4

Sony claims 'thinnest, lightest, brightest' tablet crown with Xperia Z4

Most of the tablets we've spotted in small businesses have been iPads being used as point-of-sale devices, but what's happening behind the scenes is anyone's guess.
Sep 2 2015, 5:34PM
Optus stretches mobile broadband expiry

Optus stretches mobile broadband expiry

More data for your money, longer expiry, and more room for data rollovers: what's not to like?
Sep 2 2015, 5:30PM
DesignCrowd adds automatic translation for overseas designers

DesignCrowd adds automatic translation for overseas designers

Design competition crowdsourcing site DesignCrowd is now automatically translating design briefs into five languages.
Aug 28 2015, 2:06PM
More reasons to use email marketing

More reasons to use email marketing

Here's more evidence from the US that email marketing works.
Aug 24 2015, 4:40PM
Sage MicrOpay gains HR integration

Sage MicrOpay gains HR integration

MicrOpay is one of the more widely used payroll services in Australia, and Sage MicrOpay has struck a distribution deal for the enableHR human resources software.
Aug 21 2015, 3:15PM
Marketing your business? Don't overlook the humble email

Marketing your business? Don't overlook the humble email

Despite all the fuss about over social media, email marketing is alive and well.
Aug 21 2015, 3:06PM
Can this plastic box help declutter your desk?

Can this plastic box help declutter your desk?

If you have a power board on or near your desk to cope with the various power adaptors and rechargers that have become part of everyday office life, you'll probably agree that it is a bit of an eyesore. Here's a way to tidy things up.
Aug 21 2015, 3:02PM
Working long hours? You're not alone, so can tech help?

Working long hours? You're not alone, so can tech help?

If you run a small business, there's a good chance that you doing the equivalent of an extra day's work each week - or even more.
Aug 19 2015, 5:03PM
Optus claims a world first - in Newcastle

Optus claims a world first - in Newcastle

4G speeds are be impressive, but maybe you're still not satisfied. How does an actual download speed of 317Mbps sound?
Aug 19 2015, 4:52PM
Deloitte Private Connect taps into Receipt Bank

Deloitte Private Connect taps into Receipt Bank

Family business accounting specialist Deloitte Private Connect adds Receipt Bank to its arsenal.
Aug 14 2015, 2:57PM
How to configure Windows 10 for privacy

How to configure Windows 10 for privacy

Worried about Windows 10's somewhat doubtful new privacy features? Security vendor Bitdefender offers a number of tips on configuring the new OS with privacy in mind.
Aug 10 2015, 4:18PM
Copper cut-off continues as NBN settles in

Copper cut-off continues as NBN settles in

Another batch of copper network closures is about to get underway in areas covered by NBN fibre.
Aug 10 2015, 4:08PM
5 reasons for your business to invest in new IT kit now

5 reasons for your business to invest in new IT kit now

Waiting for the perfect moment to upgrade your IT gear in your business? Of course, there's no perfect moment, but very GOOD moments come up from time to time... and we're in the middle of one right now. Here are five areas worth spending on.
Aug 7 2015, 1:41PM
Stock images in your Dropbox

Stock images in your Dropbox

If you use Getty Images' iStock royalty-free stock media, the files you licence can now be automatically synced with your Dropbox account.
Aug 5 2015, 4:35PM
HP warns on smartwatch security - rather, the lack of it

HP warns on smartwatch security - rather, the lack of it

Beware: HP has tested 10 smartwatches only to find they all have "significant" vulnerabilities.
Aug 5 2015, 4:25PM
Using unlicensed software? You're being hunted.

Using unlicensed software? You're being hunted.

BSA - a trade organisation for software vendors - says it's finding as many instances of the use of unlicensed software as it did last year.
Aug 5 2015, 3:57PM
How your website can make or break your business

How your website can make or break your business

It seems a bit surprising to some of us, but only half of all small businesses have a web site. That figure was touted by GoDaddy at the launch of its Australian operation last month, and even if it's only a ballpark figure it seems low yet believable.
Aug 5 2015, 3:42PM
Optus puts plans into data pool

Optus puts plans into data pool

You can save big money by carpooling... but what about mobile data pooling?
Aug 3 2015, 4:45PM
Faking online reviews can be costly

Faking online reviews can be costly

Removals company Citymove has paid more than $30,000 in penalties after the ACCC issued infringement notices over fabricated online testimonials.
Jul 31 2015, 3:41PM

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