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Beware of the Nemucod!

Beware of the Nemucod!

A wave of spam is delivering malware - especially ransomware - to computers.
Mar 17 2016, 2:03PM
Need an affordable card reader?

Need an affordable card reader?

The low-cost Square Reader payment card reader has finally reached the Australian market.
Mar 9 2016, 6:51PM
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.
Feb 5 2016, 1:11PM
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."
Feb 3 2016, 4:34PM
Surface Pro power cables recalled

Surface Pro power cables recalled

We reported a spate of safety recalls relating to tech products last winter, and while all seemed quiet since then we now have the first recall of 2016 and it involves one of the biggest names in the IT industry.
Jan 25 2016, 4:41PM
Apple Pay arrives in Australia

Apple Pay arrives in Australia

Apple Pay has finally made its much-anticipated debut in Australia.
Nov 20 2015, 1:43PM
Windows 10's Cortana gets Australian makeover

Windows 10's Cortana gets Australian makeover

One of the complaints about the first release of Windows 10 was that the Cortana personal digital assistant had not been customised for Australia. That's now taken care of.
Nov 20 2015, 11:38AM
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
Aussie payments battle: eWay beats Square with POS reader

Aussie payments battle: eWay beats Square with POS reader

eWay has beaten US payments provider Square to market with its first mobile point-of-sale card reader for Australian businesses.
Jul 22 2015, 3:41PM
Will Android Pay arrive before Apple Pay?

Will Android Pay arrive before Apple Pay?

The recent announcement of the impending UK launch of Apple Pay might indicate that an Australian debut isn't too far away. But it's possible we'll see Android Pay first.
Jul 15 2015, 2:30PM
How to Use Cloud Backup But Keep Your Data Onshore

How to Use Cloud Backup But Keep Your Data Onshore

Some small businesses don't like the idea of their data being stored overseas, and so choose not to use cloud backup services. But there is a way to get all the advantages of cloud backup, while keeping all your stuff within Australia's jurisdiction.
May 15 2015, 10:12AM
iPhone 6: what do you get for your money?

iPhone 6: what do you get for your money?

The 4.7in iPhone 6 and 5.5in iPhone 6 Plus have been announced. Click to see the new features and how much you'll pay.
Sep 11 2014, 9:25PM
This 4G smartphone costs $219

This 4G smartphone costs $219

It's possible to spend a lot less on a smartphone if you're prepared to go with a brand you might not be familiar with.
Sep 3 2014, 5:09PM
Buying a tablet? Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 goes on sale this month

Buying a tablet? Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 goes on sale this month

Microsoft has announced its Surface Pro 3 will go on sale in Australia on 28 August from retailers and commercial resellers.
Aug 8 2014, 1:19PM
You can now make your web site a Google Trusted Store

You can now make your web site a Google Trusted Store

Looking for new ways to reassure customers on your web site that it's safe to shop with you? Google's Trusted Store program might be of interest.
Feb 14 2014, 7:21PM
Panasonic's Toughpad FZ-M1 goes on sale in Australia in April

Panasonic's Toughpad FZ-M1 goes on sale in Australia in April

It's not often you come across a tablet you can use with "thick industrial-type gloves", but apparently it's possible with this one.
Jan 8 2014, 12:03PM
Doing it better? Overseas online retailers aisles ahead

Doing it better? Overseas online retailers aisles ahead

All the signs are there that Australian retailers are not investing enough in their online operations.
Dec 19 2013, 9:43AM
Funding your business: how the new VentureCrowd site could help

Funding your business: how the new VentureCrowd site could help

Investors can tip as little as $1,000 into a startup that takes their fancy, once they are approved and registered with VentureCrowd.
Dec 11 2013, 11:45AM
iPad Air on a contract: Telstra vs Optus vs Vodafone

iPad Air on a contract: Telstra vs Optus vs Vodafone

Compare the different Telstra, Optus and Vodafone plans for the new iPad Air which goes on sale today. How do the prices stack up?
Nov 1 2013, 11:17AM
Funding your idea? Attend Kickstarter's "how to" workshops

Funding your idea? Attend Kickstarter's "how to" workshops

Starting today, Australians can start listing projects on the well-known crowdfunding site Kickstarter
Oct 16 2013, 1:34PM

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