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Norton Security Premium protects all your devices from the latest threats
Written on October 10, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Internet threats are still on the rise and are targeting not only our computers but also our smartphones as well and the new Norton Security Premium has been designed to provide protection across all our devices. The new service shields users from these dangers that are always evolving and changing. It’s not just viruses that […]

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Apple’s iPhone market share grows in Australia while Android slumps
Written on October 9, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Sales of Android-powered devices have slumped in Australia in the last year with Apple picking up most of that loss to achieve significant year-on-year growth according the Kantar World Panel which measures mobile operating system adoption around the world. In Australia, Android market share stands at 53.1 per cent as of the end of August […]

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The Two Blokes Talking Tech are back with Episode 227 of the popular podcast
Written on October 8, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Two Blokes Talking Tech are back! Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech and EFTM’s Trevor Long take you through the week’s biggest tech news and reviews in Episode 227 of the popular podcast. On this week’s show, Microsoft’s new hardware including the Surface Book, the Surface Pro 4 and a new Lumia range of handsets, LG […]

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LG expands 4K UHD OLED TV sales to more stores and drops the price
Written on October 7, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

LG has expanded the rollout of its excellent 4K Ultra HD OLED TV to even more retailers around the country and has also reduced the price of the 65-inch model that offers unrivalled black levels and stunning colour. Originally available through Harvey Norman stores, the 65-inch and 55-inch LG 4K UHD OLED TVs will now […]

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Microsoft introduces Surface Book laptop and new Surface Pro 4
Written on By Stephen Fenech

Microsoft has rolled out an impressive line up of new hardware that take advantage of the latest Windows 10 operating system including the Surface Book – a re-invented laptop – and the all-new Surface Pro 4 tablet. Also unveiled were three new Lumia smartphones – the Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL and the Lumia 550 […]

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Find out the latest tech news and reviews with Tech Guide Episode 168
Written on October 6, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Want to get the latest tech news, reviews and opinions in plain English then you need to listen to Episode 168 of the Tech Guide podcast, hosted by editor Stephen Fenech, to stay updated and educated. On this week’s show, students about to start end of year exams – is it better to study from […]

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49ers convert Jarryd Hayne partners with Norton to tackle cyberbullying
Written on By Stephen Fenech

NRL to NFL convert Jarryd Hayne has partnered with internet security company Norton to help build awareness about issues like cyberbullying and educate customers about online crime. The former Parramatta Eels superstar now San Francisco 49ers rookie will become a Norton ambassador and use his now considerable profile to raise awareness about these urgent online […]

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Australians putting themselves at risk from visual hacking
Written on October 2, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

We’ve all heard about online hackers and how people’s documents and information can be compromised. But Australians are blind to another low tech risk – visual hacking – where some can literally see and potentially steal sensitive they see on your smartphone or laptop. Many Australians work on the move on our devices but that […]

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Grand opening date announced for Sydney’s Microsoft Store
Written on October 1, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

The Microsoft Store being built at Westfield Sydney in the Pitt Street Mall – the first flagship store the company has built outside North America – has announced the date of its grand opening. The Sydney store will span two levels and will have more than 500 square metres of floor space with staff from […]

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Apple’s new Mac OS X El Capitan software now available to download
Written on By Stephen Fenech

Apple’s latest OS X operating system El Capitan, which has numerous new features, is now available to download and install on iMacs, MacBooks, MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros as a free update. This latest release of the Mac software has had a design makeover and makes Apple’s computing experience faster and smarter with a noticeable […]

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When it comes to studying is paper mightier than the screen
Written on September 30, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

The HSC exams starts on October 12 and some timely research has just been revealed showing the best way to retain information. But the question is – is it from a screen or from printed notes? Canon Australia in association with Griffith University and Art of Smart Education launched a new student research project in […]

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Google unveils the latest Nexus smartphones running Android 6.0
Written on By Stephen Fenech

Google has unveiled two new smartphones – the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X – that are among the most advanced smartphones to date and the first to feature the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. LG and Google have joined forces to create the Nexus 5X while Huawei partnered to produce the Nexus 6P. […]

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Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech in the Logitech labs checking out the company's new gaming headphones
Tune in to Tech Guide Episode 167 for the lowdown on the latest tech news
Written on September 29, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Episode 167 of the top-rating Tech Guide podcast, hosted by editor Stephen Fenech, is available for you to hear right now so you can stay updated and educated about the latest tech news and reviews. If you’ve 30 minutes to spare on your drive or on a run or a walk do yourself a favour […]

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NRL and AFL Grand Finals will be broadcast in high definition
Written on By Stephen Fenech

It’s a big weekend in sport with both the NRL and AFL Grand Finals and the good news for those planning on watching from home is that both matches will be broadcast in high definition. Channel 9 and Channel 7 will telecast the NRL and AFL Grand Finals respectively on their high definition channels. For […]

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Apple’s hidden iOS 9 feature that could drain your iPhone’s mobile data
Written on September 28, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

iPhone users who keep a close eye on how much mobile data they use may be caught out by a hidden feature in the new iOS 9 update that taps into that vital data pool even when they’re on wi-fi. Wi-Fi Assist is switched on by default in iOS 9 and is designed to revert […]

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Why this Apple fan waited all night in the rain to buy the new iPhone 6S
Written on September 25, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Many people can’t understand why a customer would camp outside the Apple Store to buy a new iPhone. That’s a question we asked self-confessed Apple fan Jarrod Gardiner who spoke to Tech Guide about his experience. This wasn’t Jarrod’s first time experiencing an overnight wait outside Apple’s Sydney store in George St. Here’s how the […]

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Thanks to mobile technology – work is a thing you do, not a place you go
Written on By Stephen Fenech

Work is thing we do, not a place we go and that’s a result of the rise in mobile phone technology. Australian small and medium business have especially been liberated to conduct business anywhere thanks to the rise mobiles and smartphones according to a recent study by Optus. The Galaxy research commissioned by Optus among […]

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Two Blokes Taking Tech Episode 226 is the last show – for September
Written on September 24, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Episode 226 will be the very last episode of Two Blokes Talking Tech, with Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech and EFTM’s Trevor Long – for the month of September – so you need to listen in this week to get the tech lowdown. Next week the blokes will be taking a break and bringing you […]

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Apple Watch update available now to enable a range of new features
Written on September 23, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

Apple has just released the first major update to Apple Watch – watchOS2 – the new operating system that enables a host of new and useful features on the popular wearable device. One of the biggest improvements is the fact that Apple Watch apps can now run natively on the device to male it faster […]

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Australia to receive iPhone 6S first while iOS 9 sees fastest adoption ever
Written on September 22, 2015 By Stephen Fenech

The new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus will go on sale at 8am in Sydney this Friday September 25 – the first place in the world where customers can get their hands on Apple’s anticipated new device. Just this week Apple also announced iOS 9 – a free update released for existing iPhone, iPad […]

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