When the original NBN plan for Australia, it was designed with the infrastructure as fibre, leaving the theoretical limit being the speed of light. In reality, current networking equipment at both ends limits the connection to around 1Gbps. With the right infrastructure in place, it paved the way for both your home and...
  • NBN Sky Muster satellite upgraded, up to 150GB plans

    NBN have announced improvements to the satellite service that will power the broadband connections to remote Australians. Launching the Sky Muster service in the second quarter of next year, users will get ‘up to 25Mbps down and 5Mbps up. The improvement has been to bandwidth, now allowing up to 150GB plans to...
  • Transparent Solar panels are coming! Turn your windows into power.

    Researchers at Michigan State University have made one of the most important developments in solar technology in decades. The researchers have developed a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, this is the fancy name for making clear glass panels that can collect energy from the sun. It’s long been thought this...
  • Watch the Sky Muster NBN Satellite launch, a $1.2 Billion project

    Overnight the NBN had a successfully launch one their Sky Muster Satellite to bring improve the internet speeds of hundreds of thousands of remote Australians. This rocket launched one of the world’s most advanced communication satellites from Guiana Space Centre in South America. The inclusion of the Satellite coverage...
  • Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus can connect for up to 10m runs, 16m colours

    Philips has a new update to their Hue lighting products. The new Hue Lightstrip Plus is a flexible light source. They’re pitching it as an easy to shape (around corners) and get this, even cut it so it fits the perfect length. These strips can connect together for a...
  • image44.png

    Salesforce CEO Benioff says success is due to Cloud, Social and IoT

    CEO of tech giant, Mark Benioff has said their higher than expected earnings for the quarter is due to a number of factors. Those factors include growth and investment in the cloud and the Internet Of Things. He says mobile and data science are also key factors in why...
  • Is the lack of electricians the reason you don’t have the NBN already?

    This week NBN and Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull announced they are hiring. A big new training and jobs strategy to get the NBN built. The announcement explains that to achieve the NBN rollout on time, the skilled workforce may need to increase by more than 4,500 jobs. That’s close...
  • image24.png

    New Zealand just beat us to drone deliveries, 4x faster than a van

    Fastway Couriers is continuing to invest in technology with an investment in Flirtey. If you’re not familiar with Flirty, it’s the world’s first commercial aerial delivery service (yep, they beat Amazon), marking the beginning of an exciting collaboration.  Fastway New Zealand and Flirtey recently successfully trialled their first drone...
  • NBN is now available to 1 Million premises

    Communication Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a major milestone in the NBN construction. Australia’s NBN is now available to 1 Million premises. This number is a large jump from the 607,915 premises passed and marked ready for service on May 21st, around 3 weeks ago. The number was 270,036...
  • Tesla’s Home Battery is called POWERWALL [Updated]

    It’s official, Tesla’s home battery will be called PowerWall. Update Looks like someone hit go on the press release before the start of the event.. here’s the details.. Tesla are introducing Tesla Energy, a suite of batteries for homes, businesses to help the world transition away from fossil fuels....
  • MIT developed a thumbnail-mounted wireless trackpad, NailO

    Researchers at MIT’s Media Lab are developing a wearable trackpad that is the size of a thumbnail. Inspired by the fashion industry, where nail covers are limited only by imagination, NailO. This wearable allows users to control computers, or connected devices wirelessly, by touching one adjacent finger to the...

Popular Posts